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Short for ideas on what to write for your blog? No matter which industry you are in, it only takes a little bit of creativity to get your words flowing. Here are our top 16 examples of how you can get ideas to captivate your audience. Find out more about E-Web Marketing: http://www.ewebmarketing.com.au

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Title Page: 16 Content Writing Ideas1

#1 Source from your customersTheyre the ones who ask you the questions, so why not write for them? Break down all your most Frequently Asked Questions into a lengthier explanation on your blog.

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#2 Seek inspirationSubscribe to RSS feeds from other blogs in the same industry, as well as online marketing blogs to see which topics are on peoples minds.

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#3 Look at trendsPredict rising trends in your industry with Google Trends. Discover topics that are growing in search volume and be the first to provide valuable information about it.

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#4 Find your nicheSearch for alternate sub-topics from your keyword. Tools such assoovle.comreturn the top 10 key phrases related to your keywords in aninstant.5

#5 Use Twitter SearchUseAdvanced Twitter searchto look for people asking questions about your keyword.6

#6 Use Google AnalyticsCreate a regex filter for the who, what, where, why, and how questions that users may be using to land on your website. With (not provided) issues, also look at using Webmaster Tools.7

#7 Look at online conversationsSocial Mention is a great tool to find out top related keywords, analyse sentiment and online conversations about just about anything!8

#8 Mix things upTry alternate content types for your blog and newsletters. For example, switch up your content between news, review, interview, and numbered lists.

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#9 Stay alertUse Google Alerts to monitor brand and/or product sentiment across the web or analyse sentiment around your keywords. Do they have any pain points you could be addressing?

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#10 Source questionsThere are thousands of unanswered questions appearing on Quora. Build your blog post around a question, and when youre done go back to answer it with a link back to your blog post.11

#11 Conduct interviewsConduct and interview with a known identity or an up and comer in your industry. People are social and love relating to key figures in their industry. The more well known, the better for your traffic.12

#12 Ask your colleaguesSales and anyone that deals with clients will deal with questions about your business the most. Ask your team if they have been noticing any trends in questions asked.13

#13 Use experiencesTalk about your own experiences, good or bad in blog posts and newsletters. This makes your business more personable.

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#14 Use Famous PeopleSay youre in the fashion industry, which works better: 7 Tips for This Autumn or 7 Fashion Tips You Can Learn from Karl Lagerfeld?

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#15 Compare itemsPeople in the research phase commonly shortlist the product or service theyre after. Help them decide with a Product A vs. Product B type posts listing the benefits of each.

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#16 Read and research the way your customers doWhat other sites do your readers look at? Where are their native reading environments? Source out that content they already like and get inspired by the style, tone and delivery of the message.

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Now get writing!18

Thank you!19



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