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How to get blog posts ideas for your blog

It often happens that you will just lack a blog post idea; this happens most of the time to those who are posting everyday and are trying to deliver valuable post ideas It is bound to happen to you because you are not Mr. Internet. But Wait… Every problem has a solution.

The tips below will help you get a solution to problems you face while trying to write a blog post.

  1. Going to forums: Forums are a good place to get blog posts ideas. People come to forums on a daily basis from all over the world to share their thoughts, to express their opinions and to create a discussion, why not leverage the opportunity to get blog post ideas for your blog. The type of niche you blog about will determine the type of blog posts idea you will get, try to visit forums like digital point forms and webmasters world if you are in the SEO
  2. Social bookmarking sites: Social bookmarking sites like Digg, reddit, stumbleupon and delicious can also be used to find blog post ideas, the topics on the homepage are the topics that are trending at the moment, you can also visit their sub pages for bookmarks on your niche.
  3. Related Blogs: Try to visit blogs related to your niche for getting blog post ideas, you can use a site like technorati to find some blogs related to your category and you can also use Google blog search to search for blogs in your niche, if you are in the basket ball niche, try to type “basketball” and it will come out with various blogs related to basket ball, you can then browse their archives for post ideas.
  4. News website: News websites are also good places to get blog posts ideas, they have the latest news from great and reliable sources all over the internet. Some good news sites to get started are places like Google news and Yahoo news.
  5. RSS Directories: RSS Directories are also great places to get blog post ideas, they syndicate posts from hundreds and thousands of blogs on the internet depending on the size of the directory.
  6. Blog comment section: Know some popular blogs in your niche, just try to visit the comment section and read all the comments from some of their posts, you will be able to find great blog post ideas from the comments made by their brilliant readers.
  7. Question and answer sites: You can get great blog post ideas from places like Google answers, yahoo answers, wiki answers and some other question and answer related websites, you will be able to see the questions their users are asking and that will generate a blog post idea for you. Another great advantage of this method is that it helps you rank for some keywords because you are writing about what people want.
  8. Interview Someone: This is a really great method of getting blog posts ideas for your blog, aside the blog post idea, you will also benefit greatly from the answers the person you interviewed gave.

The above are 8 great ways for getting blog post ideas for your blog, utilize them to your advantage and leave your valuable comments as usual.


24 Comments on "How to get blog posts ideas for your blog"

  1. These are good places to get ideas for blog posts, but you got to remember to be unique. You should use these to spark your ideas, not create them. Good post, I often times get ideas for posts while looking through some of these places.

  2. Selurus says:

    Thanks for sharing this. Another way to get ideas is to think of perfection and how to bridge the gap to the present situation.
    .-= Selurus´s last blog ..How I promote my blog posts? =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi, thanks for the nice comment, think of perfection rather than writing garbeges and your readers will love you for it.
      Thanks for your nice comments, I really appreciate it.

  3. Mars Dorian says:

    my main ideas are simply listening to Angels and Airwaves and checking out Boingboing. It’s dope for my soul, and it helps me writing kick-ass posts !
    .-= Mars Dorian´s last blog ..7 ways to Blog Yourself to Branding Heaven =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      This are also great ideas! what matters most is the quality in your blog posts.
      Thanks a lot for your nice comment.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi, this is really great! how you get the ideas is not what really matters but the quality of the articles.
      Thanks a lot for your nice comment.

  4. Robinsh says:

    I was also in the tension for not getting good post ideas to deliver in the readers and their demands for more and more tips and help to be a leader in their team and business.

    Thanks for posting this helpful one …
    .-= Robinsh´s last blog ..Try To Look Energetic =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Thanks for the nice comment, I really appreciate you.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Thanks a lot for your nice comment.

  5. Netchunks says:

    Thanks brother for these great tips. Actually me…it has been just the opposite, I have got so many ideas to write but just do not get enough time 🙁
    .-= Netchunks´s last blog ..Wordpress 3.0 Beta 1 Released – Now Tried and Tested =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Yeah! I also wonder why people say they don’t have ideas.
      Thanks for your nice comment.

  6. tricks tips says:

    very nice tips…
    .-= tricks tips´s last blog ..10 Tricks for Unlimited Rapidshare, Megaupload Downloads – Hack waiting time =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment, I really appreciate it.

  7. Rajesh says:

    daily, there r a lots of people decide to start a new blog but they got confused with the blog topics…
    .-= Rajesh´s last blog ..Add special effects on your photos with Photofunia =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Yeah! exactly, you are right! Thanks a lot for the nice comment.

  8. Kinet Kipmo says:

    I believe when you need a dictionary to read the first paragraph of a blog post, you really wouldn’t want to continue, especially when you’re in a rush.

  9. Murlu says:

    What I like to do is put on some music and just sit outside brainstorming.

    I’ll take a topic I know I generally want to talk about and then start branching it out, essentially mind mapping but without writing anything down yet.

    I take into consideration what I would like to read and what people generally ask me every day. From there, I start dividing out each subject into a specific topic.

    I love breaking down a post and dividing them out.

    It’s not that you’re giving them less content but instead you’re now laser focusing your information related to a specific point. With this point in mind, you’ll be able to expand on it instead of trying to cover everything.

    It’s much like looking at the chapters of a book. Each chapter has it’s own subject. You can use this mindset to branch a single idea into 10 posts and 10 posts into 100.
    .-= Murlu´s last blog ..15 WordPress Plugins To Install On A New Blog =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Murlu,

      That is really a great idea 🙂

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,

  10. Mayur says:

    I totally agree and this is an amazing post. I have been following the forum idea a lot but after reading this post i am open to try out all other things. Interviewing might be difficult at first unless you are some big guy. Trying yahoo answers would be great because there are also answers that can be written on the posts. Pretty nice.

  11. Mukesh Dutta says:

    All these are valid points. I have been blogging for a year and most often my formula has been simple: WATCH – RESEARCH – WRITE!

  12. Harvey says:

    We have a great site called, we have only just began developing it. But it will provide the user with blog post ideas and topics, it generates them automtically when searched for. Let me know what you think. Thanks!


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