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Generating Ideas for your Blog

Posted By Darren Rowse 7th of March 2006 Writing Content 9

Liz has a nice post on being an Idea Magnet today that I’m sure many will enjoy.

As she writes – one of the most difficult parts of blogging for many is coming up with ideas that are fresh and engaging. I know after three years of blogging I have days when I get up and wonder if there is anything else to cover! To this point I’ve not run out of ideas (although have had lean patches which I think are a normal part of the the blogging cycle).

If you’re stretched for ideas at present read Liz’s post – and if you’re still out of inspiration you might also find my battling bloggers block series of some help.

About Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse is the founder and editor of ProBlogger Blog Tips and Digital Photography School. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.
Comments
  1. Thanks Darren, for thinking that what I wrote was worth sharing.I’m having fun this week attempting to document my writing process for real-world writers. I’ve read your battling blogger’s block posts and I highly recommend them as well.

  2. One thing I do is check out Yahoo’s Buzz Log to see what people are talking about and searching for. I don’t bother questioning it’s accuracy, but it does help keep me pretty current and searchable.

  3. Darren:

    I love your blog, it’s awesome and full of information.

    Yes, being a new blogger such as myself, I also find it hard to think of good content sometimes, but I usually work something out.

    I recently wrote a small article on my blog about brainstorming for ideas. The article can be found at: http://www.cashcampus.com/ftt .

    I find that it helps to read a lot, talk to many people, and absorb as many concepts as you can; that way, your mind begins to put things together.

    Thanks,

    David Askaripour
    http://www.cashcampus.com

  4. Darren thanks for pointing me to Liz’s blog & Liz, I left a comment at your site, but your article was perfect. I like the idea and your writing style. And I’ve bookmarked your blog. I don’t want to lose track of it.

  5. I always come here for good blogging ideas, and find much more than I anticipated. So many helpful people, just trying to share their expertise. Thanks very much to everyone!

  6. im new to blogging. ive recently created a new website of my own at blogspot.com. would like to get some HTML codes (examples). any suggestions or links ?

  7. I have just recently started a blog, and i was just wondering what are some hot topics and how soon should i be getting comments? thanks

  8. hi darren,

    i am blogger, i am writing about online money making with adsense in my website: http://www.earnersguide.info and i briefly covered about adsense money making and that project is finished. i have an idea in writing about traffic, i don’t know much it will work. can you help me and you can also say me any other interesting topic that will work…

  9. Thanks for the links Darren!!
    I find this problem quite often!!

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