Keeping Fresh Ideas flowing on your Blog
The major challenge almost every blogger faces is how to keep fresh posts flowing on their blog. The reality is that there comes a time when a blogger will feel uninspired or lacks motivation, this is called ‘bloggers block’. A blogger may feel as if he has exhausted everything there is in his topic. Bloggers facing such a problem should know that every blogger has at one time faced a similar problem and that there is a simple solution for the situation. Below are some of the steps you can take to help yourself out of that predicament.
This is the most effective technique. It involves taking one of your older posts then brainstorm ways in which the idea can be expanded. Then take this new ideas and think of ways they can be expanded in to new posts. The result of this brainstorming session is more than a hundred new ideas for your blog posts.
In every 100 readers, you are likely to find at least 1 who is an exceptional writer. Pay attention to those that frequently comment on your blog. The key is to identify them and encourage them to write a post for your blog. Do not shy off from asking readers to write guest posts. You can also post a request to readers to ask a question. These questions can in turn generate new ideas for your blog.
Experiment on new styles.
Changing the way you write your blog posts can help you get out of the rut. Try posting opinions is you are used to posting news like contents. This may help you discover a new style that fits you and can unleash creativity.
Updating older posts
When you feel uninspired you can look at older posts and update them, add new ideas, try to change the tone of the post and rewrite with fresh insight. You should keep in mind that older post may not have been read by long term readers.
You can hire writers or a team of writers to help you develop content for your blog. This can help you keep fresh content flowing on your blog even though it may cost you some money. When hiring writers, it is advisable to start looking from you readership base. Your readers know what you write about and like you content so hiring one of them will keep the fresh content flowing on your blog.
To avoid ‘bloggers block’, is important to establish a calendar to help you brainstorm new ideas so as to have fresh content always.