You must have heard about the Writer’s Block. Every writer struggles with the phase when you want to wind up everything because you’re running out of ideas.
It’s true that writing a well-researched, detailed blog takes time. It’s not a matter of a day or two. The cycle starts from creating the first draft and ends in multiple edits, revision and proofreading before you hit Publish.
So, at times when you’re on the verge of ideas but you have to write because the audience is waiting for your piece, take help from these blogging ideas 2021 and learn how to be different from the previous post you published.
Without further ado, let’s walk over these ideas:
Blogging Ideas 2021
1. Local Blogging
In 2021, voice searches will become the crux of search engines. So, people will be searching as: ‘best cafes near me,’ ‘libraries near me’ etc so you should write about your place. It will be a bit complicated but it will drive excellent results in the future. Try only if you can do it.
2. How-to Articles
If you think you can educate people about any subject go on writing how-to articles about it. You can teach courses, guide to perform specific actions or even tell people how to make money online. Choose this when you’re a pro in that specific niche. A simple example includes, “how to publish a blog post on WordPress?”
In these kinds of posts, create an actionable guide for users and teach them through the screenshots. Test your post on a single person and ask for his feedback. If he gets successful in learning it, your blog can teach many other people.
The best thing about videos is that they are short, easy to understand and explain the message through visuals. People find it easier as compared to the 1000 words blog. The Vloggers are also rising with the increase in the video engagement so posts like these can earn great traffic on your blog.
You must have seen our very own Junaid Akram calling influencers on his show and interviewing them about their journey. Following him, you can also create podcasts to inspire people through great stories. Upload your podcasts on video platforms like YouTube or audio platforms like iTunes and Spotify. This will boosts the traffic on your blog from different mediums.
Reviews are best to reach your audience. You only have to be honest about it and you can actually experience the interaction on the post. It can be about the latest product you use or the movie you watch or the places you visit. Go in-depth about detailing your experience and see how people respond on it.
6. A vs B/Comparison Table
If you want to sell a blog in a few words, just be short and try to compare two products over each other. For example, a friend of mine was confused between the mobile brands so here’s how the comparison table helped her decision.
7. Short Stories
Short stories are great for conveying the messages in few words. It leaves a powerful impact on the readers. See this story from copyblogger inspiring us to pick the pen now.
8. Tech Talks
Technology is everywhere. From online shopping to our lifestyle, we all are leaving and breathing technology. We feel handicapped without our phones. And people are interested to learn about technology. So, this section is a never miss as you can share hundreds of reviews, ideas and your learning on the subject.
On Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, find the influencers who have done something meaningful with their business and try to cover them by taking their interviews. This is a great tip for gaining traction on your social platforms and sharing the insights about successful people.
Infographics are short and easy to understand It grabs the attention through visuals and delivers what you want to say through small text. You can also upload it on Pinterest and gain the traffic through the medium.
11. Talk about your Failures
If you listen to TEDTalks, you must know how entrepreneurs over there talk about their failures, fears and how they overcome it. Failures are real and it connects you with people more than the fiction.
12. Career Tips
People are always looking for tips and tricks to nail their interviews, getting promoted on the job and boosting their performance in the workplace. You can also teach some tips to manage the side hustles from home.
FAQs are great for search engines. And the best thing is that you don’t have to research it. Just find the questions that come the most to your customer support and write it down with their answers in the list. You won’t only resolve your customer queries with the blog but will also have a piece that answers people about your business.
14. Quotes Compilation
Google the best success quotes from the great authors and compile it in a blog post. You will make up good content with it.
15. People’s Opinion
People share their thoughts on the trending topics on their social profiles like Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook. Take this opportunity to compile their thoughts in a blog and present it like “10 honest reviews about the newly launched Tesla’s Truck.”
16. Pros and Cons/ Listicles
Listing the pros and cons of a certain product excites readers to know about the product. Listicles are also a short read so even people not read it to the whole, they would skim it to know the pros and cons in a short time.
17. Lessons to Learn
We extract great lessons from the people we meet, the books we read, and people we are inspired with. How about sharing those lessons with your audience?
Which things are necessary to take along when you’re going for your travel vacations? What are the best things to do to make your lifestyle healthy?
Everyone wants to know about it. Make it a checklist and share it with your readers, they will find it helpful to follow.
19. Talk about your Data
Priceonomics is known for turning data into stories. That’s the strength of their content marketing. You can also use this strategy to make people know about your business insights. And the best part is that you don’t need to anywhere other than your Website Analytics. Sounds great?
Everyone is looking for tips and tricks from the successful people that will help them to improve Talk about it and people will love your idea of helping them grow. Be real, real-time blogs gain more audience than fiction stories.
21. How to Make Money
This is an expert niche. Only touch this category if you have successfully made money online. But this idea will gain you 100% traffic if your tutorials are for real. Online courses, ideas, digital marketing tips, affiliate marketing, freelancing advice, help people to make money online and increase the traffic on your site.
Twitter and Instagram support GIF images so it makes up great content for these platforms. The reason why you should include GIFs in your blog is that it makes the blog attractive, fun and easy to read. So, at times when you have no ideas, take out 5 best GIFs on your favourite topic and add in your blog with thought-provoking descriptions. It will be fun!
23. Debunking Myths
There are plenty of myths we are growing old with. These myths emanate from the Internet, folk wisdom and the community. Pick out those myths and debunk them with logic. Your audience will become the fan of your humour, trust me. See this example of science myths debunked.
Memes blog are great for marketing purpose. It entertains the audience while keeping them engaged with the content. See this example below.
Some of the bloggers are also the best photographers. Why not share the talent with your audience?
26. Open Letters
If there’s any problem that’s bothering you, write about it and see the number of people standing in uniformity with you.
That’s the end! But you can add in the comments if you think I’ve missed anything in the blogging ideas 2021.
With these ideas in mind, I encourage you to keep on experimenting creative ideas on your blogs and learn from the results. Blogging is a creative journey, enjoy while you pour your thoughts on the white pages and analyze which ideas is gaining exponential returns. Over to you now!
I prefer books and diaries more than phones and Facebook. Soulfully connected to Pakistan. And I passionately believe that I can change the world through blogging.