Choosing a blog post idea for your blog is not easy. When it comes to writing a blog post that will capture the attention of your audience, the blog topic you choose is the most important. Many bloggers find themselves stuck on what to write about. Well I’m here to give you a little inspiration so that you can stop thinking and start writing with this comprehensive list of 150 awesome blog post ideas.
Since I have compiled so many blog post ideas, they are sorted into categories to make it easier for you to read. Here are the categories:
Within these 10 categories, you’re bound to find blog post ideas that grabs your attention. As you’re writing any blog post, follow your artistic guide. If it pulls you in another direction, just go with it!
Marketing Blog Post Ideas
Marketing your content is a great thing to blog about, especially if you have products for sale. But there are more interesting ways to share your work than just saying “look at this”.
1. Share the story behind a product or even a piece of your work
- What was the inspiration?
- What did you first think when you came up with the idea?
- Would you say it has been a success?
2. Explain how you got started in your niche
- What was your reason behind choosing the subject you chose?
- Do you feel like you’re versed enough in the subject?
- Was there another subject you feel you could have done better?
3. Share a list of videos that relate to your niche in some way
4. Share a list of posts from other blogs that relate to your own
5. Share your marketing tips
- What worked for you?
- What didn’t work at all?
- What advice would you give someone about marketing?
6. Write up a “frequently asked questions” post – even if the questions weren’t asked
7. Contort an unrelated blog post idea so that it fits in your niche
8. Try a blog hop
- This encourages other bloggers to follow along with your prompts.
- It’s fun and encourages a new readership.
- The bloggers who follow along are likely to mention their host (you).
9. Guest posting
- Offer to write a guest blog post on another blog.
- Ask someone to write a guest post on your blog.
- Either way, you’re likely to reach a new audience.
10. What makes your blog ideas unique from the other blogs in your niche?
- Explain what you feel you offer to the world of blogging.
- Leave it open for comments so your viewers can share their opinions.
11. If you sell products of any kind, share stories that have been sent to you
- Think of these as testimonials, but more fun and creative.
- If you don’t own a product, look for comments about your blog itself and do the same thing.
12. Talk to your customers/readers
- Interview them, get to know them.
- Post their answers (with their consent, of course).
- This is a fun way for you to get to know your readers.
- This also gives your readers an opportunity to get to know each other.
13.Interview someone who has influenced your blog
- Explain how they were an influence to you and your blog.
- Ask them questions about their own blog or creation process.
- Share the interview to attract a new audience.
14. How does social media work for you when it comes to marketing? Explain
15. Create an “ultimate guide” – this can be on pretty much anything you’ve got knowledge about
- A good example is my ultimate guide on how to start a blog.
16. What is your favorite part about your blogging experience?
- Why do you love what you do?
- What would you change about it if you could?
- If you could go back in time, would you still choose to blog?
17. Interview your team – if you don’t have one, interview yourself.
- How did you get started with blogging?
- Did you find blogging difficult in the beginning?
- Have you noticed significant progress?
- Try and make the questions about progress, and the answers inspirational.
18. Recipes are also a good idea.
- They don’t always have to be about food. You could write a recipe for making a great blog post, for example.
19. Write a short and sweet manifesto
- This basically means to compile everything about your blog into a few short sentences. It should be clear and descriptive and give your audience complete knowledge about what your blog is all about.
20. Send out a survey/poll/quiz to your readers, and share the answers
Creative Blog Ideas
Creative blog posts ideas will offer you a great way to showcase your creativity and share great information with your audience.
21. Number By a Number posts
- Create/share a bucket list for you or your business
- List the amount of things you want to accomplish by the age you want them done by
- This is a fun way for readers to learn more about your goals
22. Use gifs
- Everyone loves a fun little animation to bring the words before or after it appears to life. There are many gif makers out there, so you can even make your own using short video clips of yourself. Your audience would love it.
23. Describe a skill you wished you had
- Why do you want that particular skill?
- What makes that skill so valuable to you?
- How do you feel that skill would impact the rest of your life?
- These are popular because everyone loves making fun of one another. You can write a parody post of almost anything.
25. Contests! You can set up a contest or a giveaway on your blog.
- Describe what the experience was like.
- Include the pros and cons.
- What advice would you give someone else looking to run a contest on their own blog?
26. Turn forum/comment questions into blog post ideas
- Find a question, and write a blog post that answers it. You’re being informative, helpful, and creative.
27. Share a couple of jokes
- These don’t have to be unique to you, but they should be in relation to your niche.
- Compile a list of related jokes, and share them as a blog post. Your readers will enjoy a good laugh.
28. Do you ever go on adventures relating to your career?
- If you sit behind a keyboard, what is the craziest thing that has ever happened to you?
- If you wish to answer this from a personal experience rather than a business one, feel free!
- What is your favorite movie?
- How can this movie relate to your niche?
- Find a creative way to tie this movie into your niche.
30. Top 5 lists are always a great idea
- Write about your 5 biggest distractions
- 5 tips you would give to a beginner blogger.
- Share 5 things you love about blogging, or 5 things you dislike
- Share 5 blogs you would recommend reading
- Any “top 5” list would work, if it relates to your niche
31. Think about three people who inspire you the greatest.
- Now, think about what would happen if those three people got together, combined their skills, and created something.
- Propose this hypothetical statement on your blog and talk about what you think it would be.
- What purpose would this creation serve?
32. Readers love writers they can relate to:
- Talk about something that scares you.
- Explain why it scares you, and how that fear affects your every day life.
- Have you ever been faced with that fear?
- If so, what did you do to overcome it?
33. Talk about your memories, but pick ones that are monumental
- What is the very first thing you remember?
- Is there anything significant in that memory?
34. Tips are also a great way to capture reader attention
- What tips can you share to dodge distraction?
- What do you recommend for overcoming writers block?
- Keep your tips in relation to your niche
35. Here’s another 5 idea
- Describe yourself/your blog/your business in only 5 words!
36. Use photo prompts
- Find a photograph, and write a post about that photograph
37. Share your goals with the readers
- This is a great way to let readers glimpse into your personality.
- By sharing your goals, ambitions, and dreams, your readers can connect with you in unique ways. Especially if they have similar goals themselves!
38. What are your plans for achieving your goals?
- What are you doing to work towards them?
- Do you make graphics like “dream board”s?
- How do you keep your goals organized?
39. What is something you want to avoid doing this month/year?
- Choose a bad habit or revisit a New Year’s resolution
- After the month/year, post an update about the experience
- Share tips on how to overcome that habit
40. What, in your opinion, is the road to success?
- What were some of the major road blocks when you first got started?
- How did you overcome those initial challenges?
- What were some of the challenges that came along after?
- How did you overcome those?
- What steps do you feel were essential to take?
- What would you recommend avoiding?
41. Make a “5 years from now” and “10 years from now” goal chart. Share them.
- This can be either personal or business.
- Talk about unfinished products and what you’d like to see accomplished
- Talk about the steps you’re planning to take to accomplish them
- Is there anything new you’d like to try?
- Are there any places you’d like to travel?
- Do you have habits you’d like to break over a long-term?
- Make something and give it away for free
- Examples could be: eBook, video or audio recording, a mailed out photograph or hand written thank you letter, or anything else
43. New experiences are always a great attention grabber
- Talk about something you’ve never done, but want to try
- When you’ve done it, talk about the experience;
- Was it everything you wanted it to be like?
44. Share your reading list for this year – let your readers know what you’re reading
45. Do you give to charities? If so, which ones and why did you choose them?
46. What would you consider to be your dream job, and why
47. What is your biggest inspiration? What makes that person/place/thing so inspirational to you?
48. Give something up and replace it with time to be creative
- You can choose a bad habit or a hobby that is time-consuming
- Write about what it’s like to be living without the object/hobby
- What are you doing with the spare time you have from giving it up?
- What is working for you, what isn’t?
49. Share your bucket list
50. Tell your readers what you would consider your life motto
51. Tell your readers who you would consider your life mascot
52. Talk about how you set up your own schedule
- Tell readers what you do to plan ahead of time
- What tips or tricks do you have to keep yourself focused?
- How can you manage to get the most out of your time?
- What is the most productive thing you do in a typical week?
53. Throw a birthday party… for your blog!
- Talk a bit about the blog and how far it has come since it opened
- Make a downloadable gift that you give out to readers who comment
This is the chance to let your readers look at things from a different perspective.
54. If you travel often, how do you continue your work?
- Share advice for not getting distracted
55. Rant about something that has been on your mind (good or bad)
56. Talk about monumental moments from your life
- What were the events that made you who you are?
- How did those events shape your beliefs?
57. If you travel often, share your travel stories as well
58. Share something that is currently frustrating you
- This gives you the chance to vent, and your readers the chance to see who you are
- Controversial posts are often a big hit as well
59. Do you have any personal or family traditions?
- If so, what are they?
- How did they get started?
- Did your family have traditions passed down?
- Do you still follow those family traditions?
- Have you started any of your own?
60. What piece of advice has really stuck out in your mind?
- How long ago did you receive this advice?
- Who was it given to you by?
- What exactly sticks out in your mind?
61. Whether you travel often or not, express ideal travel destinations
62. Here’s a fun hypothetical; if you could go anywhere with someone, where would you go?
- Who would you choose to go with?
- Why did you choose that person?
- Why did you choose that particular location?
- What would you do with your time while you were there?
63. Here’s another hypothetical; choose three people to have dinner with
- What three people did you choose?
- Why did you choose those people?
- What would you talk about over dinner?
- What would you have for dinner?
64. If could choose to witness any event in history, what would you choose?
- Why did you choose that event?
- What would be the purpose of witnessing this event?
65. A day/week in the life of; Share photos or stories about your typical day/week
- What do you eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner? Do you eat in or dine out?
- Do you drive/walk/bike to work/school?
- Do you have a morning routine you stick to?
- Do you do anything after work/school?
66. Another “day in the life” you could describe is what it’s like to be in your field
67. What is something in your life you want to improve?
68. What do you do to stay healthy?
- What is your daily fitness routine?
- How does this relate to your career/blog?
- Share tips on good health
69. What would you do with your last week alive?
- If you knew you were going to die, what would do you do?
- How would you act for the final week?
- Where would you go? What would you do?
- Would your start knocking things off your bucket list?
- Would you finally take a shot at asking your crush out?
- Then, ask your reader the same question
- (a fun idea: encourage the “why wait” sentiment)
70. Name one person you wouldn’t be able to live without.
This is where you really get to share your input and opinions. This entire section of blog post ideas is ideal if your readers are on your blog looking for advice and answers in the first place.
71. Have you done any public speaking recently?
- If so, share the experience
- Were you nervous? How did you overcome the nerves?
- Did you mess up during the speech/lesson/conference? Was it smooth sailing?
- What did you do to prepare ahead of time?
- What did you do afterward?
- Share your speech with your readers (if you can)
72. What are some books you would recommend, specifically in your niche?
73. What advice would you give someone interested in your career field?
- Are there any required skills? If so, what are they?
- Is there any work experience that relates to the field?
- How can they stand out from other applicants?
- What can they expect in that particular field?
- Any other advice you can think of to share – share!
74. What life lessons have you learned in your career field?
75. What is the hardest part of your career? What is the easiest?
76. What are the 5 “do”s and don’t”s of your career?
77. Playing a truth or lie game with one of your blog posts
- Write out a mostly factual post, but pepper in some lies
- Have your readers guess what was true or false
These are fun blog post ideas. This focuses less on knowledge or advice and just lets you express yourself a bit more.
78. Name your favorite blogs. Put together a list, and share it with your readers.
79. Name your favorite fictional character
- If applicable, what do you think you have in common with this character?
- Why do you say they are your favorite?
80. Pick your favorite book. Has it been turned into a movie yet?
- If so, describe your feelings on the movie: Did it do justice to the book?
- If not, who would you cast for the characters? Which director would you choose?
- Are there any things from the book that you would leave out of the movie?
- Are there any things you would add to the movie that weren’t in the book?
81. What are some of your favorite phone applications, and why?
82. What blog plugins are your favorite?
83. Share some of your favorite memories – what makes them so special?
84. What is the best gift you’ve ever been given?
- Who gave you this gift?
- Was it for a special occasion, or just because?
- What made the gift so special?
85. List your favorite blog posts
- This can be from a specific time frame (week/month/year) or just in general
- Throw some of your own posts in among posts from other people
- Choose posts that were influential on your mental state during the time frame
86. Make a fun list of the best tutorials you’ve ever seen (stick to a central theme, of course)
87. What are your favorite events?
- Make a list, and share why you enjoy each one
- Have you personally been in attendance at any of these events?
- If so, what was the experience like?
88. Make a list of your top 10 favorite songs
- Write down the first 10 songs that play on your playlist
- What does your choice of music say about you?
- Do you listen to music to inspire you, or give you a little pick up for the day?
89. Choose any topic (in relation to your blog niche)
- Make a list of the best blog post, or most recent post.
- Explain why you chose each post, and what each one has to offer the reader
90. When you get a day off, how do you choose to spend it?
Inspirational Blog Post Ideas
This is where you can inspire something in your readers through your blog posts.
91. What would you say is your life/blog mission statement?
92. What do you want to accomplish by doing what you do?
93. Finish this sentence: Nobody knows that I….
94. What do you think is the worst thing you’ve ever done?
- Why did to do it in the first place?
- What would you change about the action if you could go back in time?
- What did you learn from the experience?
95. What do you think is the best thing you’ve ever done?
- What made the experience so great?
- Would you change anything about it if you could?
- What did you learn from the experience?
96. Talk about your role model
- Interview them if you can, otherwise, go by what you know
- Talk about what makes that person inspirational to you
- What do they do for a living? Why does that have such an impact on you?
97. Share some tips on how readers can learn to love themselves
- How do you show yourself some love?
- Do you buy yourself occasional trinkets just because?
98. Share some tips on how readers can show their love to other people
- Share your dating advice, because why not?
- What have you done in past relationships that has worked for you?
- What have you done that didn’t work?
- Which relationships had the biggest impact on who you are and why?
99. What are you the most passionate about? This can be a great blog content idea
100. Make a list of the most important things you’ve learned in life
101. What do you feel inspires you creatively?
- Share the actions you take or the thoughts you have
- Share tips to finding creative inspiration
- Help others who might be feeling a creative block
102. Think of one word that is inspirational and write an entire post about the word
103. Let your readers know how you manage to stay productive
- Share your blogging tips and tricks (as mentioned earlier)
- If there is a particular lifestyle that has aided, share that
- Are there certain activities that hinder your productivity? Share them!
104. If you could change anything about your life, what would you change, and why?
105. When you’re not working, what do you do? List your hobbies and interests
106. Share a few inspirational quotes, and express why you connect with them
107. Share inspirational graphics with your readers
108. Write an “open letter” aimed at a younger version of yourself
General Blog Post Ideas
These are just suggestions that couldn’t be categorized.
109. What are some things you wish you had known before you started blogging?
110. Where would you like to see your blog in a year? How about 5 years?
111. Write and share a review
- TV Shows
- Music (Albums, songs, concerts, etc)
- Other blogs or websites
112. Combine expert opinions and quotations and share your combination
113. How do you get new readers?
- What tips and tricks would you share to someone who has recently started blogging?
- Do you use social media to bring in new eyes?
- Have you ever hired someone in marketing to help advertise your blog?
- Do you have advertisements on other blogs for your own?
114. Share a photo of your office or writing space
- Describe what you find creative about your space
- What have you added or removed to help your creative process?
- Take your readers on a virtual tour of your work space
115. How do you come up with blog post ideas? Share them!
116. What qualities make you a unique blogger?
117. Name 5 other blogs that inspired you to create your own
118. Have you noticed any changes in your blogging career since it started?
- Do you feel like you are a great blog writer?
- Are you happy with the amount of readers you have?
- What would you like to see change over the next few years?
119. Have a “series” – write a set of blog posts that cover the same topic in continuation
120. If you have a blogging team, what was your process for finding them?
- Are you happy with your current blog team?
- Are there changes you’d like to make within your network?
- If you’re a lone blogger, do you think having a team would be easier?
- Have you ever considered putting together a team?
- If so, what has stopped you from taking action? If not, why?
121. Use Twitter to your advantage for blog content ideas; take a tweet and turn it into a blog post
122. Use a search engine to come up with headline ideas
123. Examine the keywords on your blog
- Which keywords bring in the most traffic?
- Which bring in the least traffic?
- Share this discovery with your readers
124. Make a list of your top blog posts (do this based on views to each post)
125. Create a list of the most helpful books on Amazon in your niche
126. Write about something you’ve never considered before – step outside your box
127. Write a detailed guide on how to do something
128. Write a post the commemorates the life of something or someone important to you
129. Make a list of the most useful tools online (like a word counter or traffic counter)
130. Write a detailed checklist (on anything within your niche)
131. Write a fun A-Z post based on your niche (an example: if you’re in fashion, make a list of beauty products from A-Z)
131. Make a list of 100 things – this can be personal or professional and anything you enjoy
This is a section for recycling your previous blog post ideas. This is about getting the most out of your work.
132. Thank your audience in a detailed blog post
133. Give your audience a virtual gift (even if it’s just one of your entries as a mini eBook)
134. Compile your best blog ideas or posts into an eBook and give it away to your readers
135. Write a handwritten letter to your readers and post it on your blog
136. Draw a sketch (on or off the computer) and share it with your readers
137. Post an audio clip that thanks your audience or introduces yourself
138. Post a video clip introducing yourself
139. Post a video clip that shows you at work or in your writing zone
140. Blog about a live conference
- List points the speakers are saying
- Explain the environment (for those who can’t watch the conference)
- Introduce the speakers (for those who might not know)
- This is acting like the news, and you want comprehensive coverage of the event
141. Set up your own live stream for a blog and talk about subjects you would normally write about
142. Take a break from writing, and try vlogging for a week or month
- The primary benefit of this is that you’ll attract a completely different audience
- Write yourself an outline of topics you’d like to cover
- Don’t read from a written post because it will sound drab
- Improvise your work a little bit
143. If you have a desired set of skills, host a live workshop or tutorial on how to do something
- Remember that readers love to learn!
144. Infographics will always be a hit with your readers. Naturally it’s a great blog topic idea
- Create and share images about statistics in your niche
- Or, make infographics that are about you personally
- Share them on social media with a link back to your blog
145. Write out a detailed reference guide to something in your niche
146. Think about your past blogging experiences:
- Have you ever made blogging mistakes?
- What were they?
- What did you learn from making them?
- What did you do to stop making them in the future?
147. Make a list of writing prompts
- Think about what writing prompts have worked for you in the past
- Compile a list and share it with your readers
- Encourage readers to post their responses
148. Share the answers to your writing prompt list
149. Take one of your first blog posts, and rewrite it
- Include the original post, and explain why you felt it needed a facelift
150. Create an awesome list of blog post ideas just like this one!
Phew! So, this was a mammoth blog post on blog post ideas! There is something in it for everyone. I hope you were able to find some blog ideas for your next post.
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