Finding Topics To Blog About That People Are Talking About
At some point or another every blogger hits a brick wall and doesn’t know what to write about. Bloggers thrive on people reading their stuff, one of the sure fire ways to getting people to read your stuff is to follow the cookie trail.
By that I mean write about what other people are talking about. Make sense right? If you know what is trending online you can siphon some of the traffic in your direction. The trick is to have enough places in your bookmarks to get a sense of what people are actually talking about.
I must admit when researching this topic I was stunned about what some people talk about. That story is of course for another day 🙂
Where To Find Out What Is Trending Online Top 4 Places
1. Trends Buzz – Has a nice list that covers Google Hot Trends, Search.com, Twitter Trending Topics, Alexa Hot Topics, Wikipedia Rising Topics, Regator Trends
2. YouTube Trends – Always a good place to look to see what the hottest new video is. I find a lot of good content on YouTube it’s a good place to start
3. What The Trend – This sweet website was created by HootSuite Media Company, Follow Twitter trends organized by end users.
4. Yahoo News Trends – Google isn’t the only game in town, another source of finding out what is trending online
While doing research I found this video by Zach Sobiech. I am sharing it with you because it stopped me in my tracks and reminded me of a dear friend who lost his battle with cancer. He lost his battle with cancer this May.
The song is beautiful and emotional it speaks to the heart. It also screams appreciate what you have, because there are people who would love to have what you have.
Listen to the song and maybe have some tissues handy…
Taking What You Learn From What Is Trending Online
Knowing what is trending online will help you come up with content that is being talked about now. One of the awesome amazing things about blogging is that once you get someone to your blog you can turn them into a loyal reader.
It’s okay to promote your business opportunity on your blog. But if you constantly do nothing but promote, promote, promote your readers will quickly get bored of visiting you. The best way to keep your reader coming back is to be sort of a pulse on the web. By this I mean give your readers a reason to keep coming back. Always have fresh unique content or add a new spin on things.
You don’t have to always write original content, but present the content in an original well thought out manner. Here is more on trending online