Whether you are just starting out with blogging or you are exploring new options, you must be aware that quality content is a must. However, sometimes, no matter how much you try and work hard, your blog posts aren’t shared on Social Media. So you start wondering, what to share, what to write and how to get your posts shared?
The truth is that you have to create posts that are engaging, interesting and that can capture people’s attention. But don’t get deceived, you shouldn’t create posts just for sake of getting them shared. If you do that, you will only get visitors in the short run. However, if you create a content that is both interesting and informative, your post can be shared a long time after you created it.
When you take a look at what are one of the most shared blog posts, you can get an idea what people want to read. Of course, some topics are shared only during certain period of time, like Christmas or Easter decoration, but if you exclude these kind of articles, you can easily get an idea what people want to share. Useful tip, before you make a final call, is to choose something that you are genuinely interested in writing about. It would make your job easier and creating content would be more enjoyable.
We have entered an era where being fit and working out are one of the most important parts of our lives. If you are not taking care of your body – you are doing something wrong! So why not take the full advantage of this trend and create content that will attract everyone who who wants to know more about fitness?
The awesome part of this topic is that you don’t have to be a fitness expert – you can describe what you learned and what you tried, people love reading about real-life examples. You can write about your daily workouts or even reviews of different gyms.If you don’t know how to begin, you can always take a look at some of the most popular fitness magazines or blogs and get inspired.
This list wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t mention food next to fitness. There are so many food blogs nowadays, some of them focus on healthy eating while others write restaurant reviews. And let’s not mention how popular food is on Social Media is. Number of photos with #food hashtags on Instagram is more than 220 million, which gives you a pretty good idea how popular this topic is.
Food is a rather broad topic, so you might want to focus on a more specific part of it. If you are passionate about healthy recipes, then you can pair it with fitness and write about these topics combined. However, if you are more interested in creating recipes that you love, without limiting yourself to the healthy ones, or easy and quick recipes, you will have no problem reaching your target audience.
As we mentioned before, people are a bit crazy about health nowadays. We read about superfoods, optimal time for working out and how to become a vegan. But health is much more than that.
When compared to our parents’ lives, we live a completely different ones. We are more career driven, we use Social Media every day and it is difficult for us to relax. Anxiety, lack of sleep, tiredness – these are common symptoms we all encounter. You can give your tips and tricks how you deal with these problems and easily become a health advisor that everyone turns to when they need advice how to live a healthier and better life.
4. Beauty/Make up
Beauty and especially make up blog topics are trending for some time now. It seems that everyone wants to be a beauty guru and enjoy all the benefits this job offers. When you are a successful beauty blogger, you can get so many different free products and even become a brand ambassador. Sounds like a dream coming true?
If you want to turn your blog into a job, you definitely have to step up your game. This is a very competitive niche and you have to craft your blog posts carefully. The best way to attract your audience is to use Social Media and later on, Instagram, Facebook or Pinterest will be your main allies when it comes to reaching your target audience.
Of course, you can always expand your job and become a vlogger as well. Many YouTube stars started their journey while they were still just bloggers and later on boosted their career by becoming YouTube stars. Whatever works for you!
Let’s face it – we all love to look good and that never changes. That’s why the fashion industry has been earning huge amounts of money annually for decades. We are bombarded daily with what the latest trends are and who wore what – or should we say who wore who?
However, one thing did change in this field. The fashion bloggers became more important than celebrities when it comes to fashion choices. Their outfits and how they present the hottest fashion trends made them irreplaceable in the front rows of many shows for years now.
If you are passionate about fashion, it’s still not too late to start your fashion blog. Yes, there are millions of blogs, but you can always offer a unique point of view. Show the world your take on the current trends or simply your style. Prepare outfit posts or hauls or just show the world who inspires you when you shop for clothes. Again, Social Media, especially Instagram are your best friends when you have a fashion blog. When you don’t feel like creating an outfit post every day, you can use Social Media to keep interacting with your followers. Soon enough, people will start sharing your posts and you will have no problems gaining followers.
Remember the last time you travelled somewhere and took millions of photos and wanted to share them with the world? And not just the photos, you wanted to share your experience and recommendations?
The travel blog enables you to do exactly that. No matter where you travel, whether it’s something exotic like Hawaii or you like exploring local countryside, there is always someone who is interested in reading about your adventures.
There are a lot of perks that you can get if you work hard enough. And maybe some day you can turn your travel blog into a steady source of income. However, there are a couple of things you need to focus on in the beginning before you can reap the benefits:
- Focus on your target audience, what they want to see
- Create engaging content that people would want to share
- Don’t forget about Social Media
- Connect with other travel bloggers
- Be consistent!
These are just some general tips on how to get started. But the most important part is to show your personality on your blog. If you love outdoors and hiking, write about it. Don’t be influenced by other bloggers and trends. It is your creative outlet and you should be in charge of what you share! And when you do something that is completely unique, people will likely share your content!
Photography has been one of the leading topics in the past couple of years. With the raise of Social Media, the search for quality photography tips and tricks has never been so extensive. If you are just a photography lover or an expert – creating blog posts about this topic can not only increase the number of your followers, but it will also give you an opportunity to share your tips with so many people that are genuinely interested in photography.
If you are a beginner, don’t give up immediately. You can always share your personal journey while learning about photography. People want to know what mistakes you made in the beginning and how you learnt what you know now. There is no need to feel ashamed – making mistakes is part of learning, so why not use that to help others not make the same mistakes?
8. Entrepreneurship and Small Business
Business owners are in charge of many areas and they are the sole decision makers. However, in the end of the day, all that matters is that they have a business that is profitable and that they earn money. You might wonder then, how does this fit into blog topics.
Entrepreneurs and business owners want to earn money and they want to do this as quickly and efficiently as possible. They are always on the lookout for the newest trends in business. So if you are well-informed about latest trends and money-saving tips, you can easily start producing quality content for them.
If you are an entrepreneur or a business owner, that’s even better. You will have a hands-on experience that is extremely valuable nowadays. While you write about your own experience, you can connect with so many different small business owners across the globe. Not only will you be able to widen your target audience, but you will be able to reach out to those people whenever you need advice.
The best blogs in this niche are the ones that don’t withhold any information. Depending on your area of expertise, you might want to start with SmallBizTrends and then work your way up to the top.
No matter what you do for a living, we all waste quite a bit of our time every day. Everyone tends to spend too much time staring at their Social Media accounts or simply procrastinating. But we all want to be more productive. And if we can find hacks that will help us and make our lives easier, than we want to know all about it!!
If you know how to improve productivity and you want to share these tips, you should know that these kind of posts are very shareable on the Social Media. Explore for a few days on Social Media what kind of topics and titles people share and start writing down your ideas. Before you know it, people will start sharing your posts!
Posts about how to make money easily have been popular for years now, almost since the beginning of the Internet. People want to know how they can both earn and save money. The Internet is filled with these kind of tips and tricks.
If you worry that you will not have anything to new to offer, take at this list of money-saving blogs that offer advice not only how to save, but also how to earn money. You can get inspired and write your own tips. Even if you disagree with some of the tips, you can say why they don’t work. People will start sharing your post and ask you for advice. Don’t waste time and start gathering ideas!
So Now, Start Writing!
No matter which topic you choose from the suggested ones, it is just the first step of this process. You are the one who has to make sure that you create content that is shareable. And how to know that? Easy, just ask yourself whether you would share that content to your Social Media accounts. If the answer is yes, create a blog and start sharing it with others.