Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason -- Affiliate Marketing Tips, Online Business Advice, Email Marketing and SEO
When you run out of blog content ideas, you can feel desperate and alone. Well, perhaps that's a slightly dramatic characterization, but you get the idea. Running out of ideas stinks. In this episode, I talk about how you will never have to worry about running out of blog content ideas again — ever.
Blog Content Ideas Show Notes
Create a content editorial calendar – you can use this to jot down exactly what you can talk about for the rest of the year.
Use a Headline Generator – if you need an idea for the specific title you want to put in, you can also use a headline generator. It will inspire you to write helpful content using headlines that are really attention-grabbing that will help you with your social media exposure. The title is a tiny percentage of the battle but if you do not have an idea or a title, it’s a 100% of the battle – and that’s where you are.
The Anatomy of an Effective Blog Post – use this template which contains six components that your article should have:
* Compelling Title – lure your readers in with attention-grabbing, sassy headlines.
* Lead Paragraph – once you get those eyeballs to read your first paragraph, capture their attention, give them a reason to read the rest of the article and make their investment worth it.
* Relevant Image – use iStockPhoto and Depositphotos.
* Personal Experience – this is your unfair competitive advantage. There are things that are unique to you that you can use to help a specific set of people. Open up and share personal stories so you have the opportunity to find them.
* Main Body – this is where the meat is so you need to deliver. Don’t write a thesis or a giant wall of text. Small, bite-sized content is the most effective.
* Discussion Question – create a conversation. Be approachable, ask people what you think. And if they leave a comment, respond.
Links Mentioned In This Episode On Blog Content Ideas
* Leslie Samuel on BecomeABlogger.com
* Live Leap
(Facebook Live Syndication)
* Portent Content Idea Generator
* Michael Hyatt's blog post template
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Blog Content Ideas Episode Transcript
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