July 19

Content Brainstorming: How to Brainstorm Content Ideas

Content Brainstorming | Creating content ideas is one of the biggest hurdles to blogging for any niche. This is because many people get stuck in their left brain and cannot easily generate much content.

But, if you know how to harness your right-brain way of thinking, you have an enormous amount of information inside of you to come up with awesome content for your blog.

Whether your content is focused on text, video, or something else doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter. Coming up with unlimited content ideas can be done anytime.

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Content Brainstorming: How to Brainstorm Content Ideas

Content Brainstorming | Content Brainstorming: How to Brainstorm Content Ideas

Use Mind Maps to Content Brainstorming

Mind Maps | Use Mind Maps to Content Brainstorming

Creating a mind map is an excellent way to create an organized brain dump of information to create content.

You start with one topic circled in the middle of a piece of paper, or you can use mind mapping software such as Mind Meister, with branches that come out of the center topic idea.

Mind maps are excellent ways to develop content ideas because they help you stay focused and tap into the right side of your brain, which is the creative side.

Look at Tables of Content from Books

Look at Tables of Content from Books

This is tricky to accomplish what you want, but it works. First, pick your topic, and then go to the library or look on Amazon.com for books that show their table of contents about your topic.

Use the table of contents guide on what to write about within your Don’t. Don’t copy it, but let the table of contents guide you about all the different things you can write about related to your niche.

Content Brainstorming to Fill in the Holes of the Content You Have

Fill in the Holes | Content Brainstorming to Fill in the Holes of the Content You Have

Look at the content you already have, if any, and see where you can fill in some holes. Remember that content online can be very elementary regarding what it covers.

People want to know the topic from A to Z, beginning to end. So it would help if you covered the elementary aspects of your niche as well as the advanced aspects. then, thyThyou’ve you’ve left out steps in between; you can fill that in with new content.

Repurpose Old Content

Fill in the Holes | Repurpose Old Content

Already have a lot of blog posts? Then, start reading your old blog posts to find some good selections to turn into other types of content.

For example, an old blog post can be expanded into a report, or an old ten-tips video can be made into ten separate 3-minute videos that are more in-depth than the blog post. So yYou’re at it; if some of your old content is outdated and inaccurate due to changes in the world, take that time to update them. Everything old can be new again and attract new people.

However, if you choose to discover new content ideas, be sure to keep a record you’ve decided. Wewe’llk we’llremember, but in truwon’te won’t. Write everything down so that you have a list waiting for you when it comes time to do the creation.

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To Your Success,

Coach Cheryl Thacker


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