Are you out of blog post idea? Need some more blog post idea?
Sometimes you open the blog to write a new blog post but no idea how and where to start. Are you wondering what type of content will best engage your audience?
It is not only you but many struggles to produce the engaging content. as per report of whatech.com, 36% of B2B content marketers struggle to produce engaging content and in these marketers, 7% have difficulty in producing the new blog idea.
You work very hard on your blog post to make it perfect. But sometimes your blog post not able to drive the sufficient traffic from search engine. You might be wondering where is the mistake?
There is no mistake in Content or blog post, but the mistake is in the Content marketing. Your blog post is not the audience engaging. So it unable to drive the traffic from any source.
Your all post is not created equal. Some content will make your search engine traffic skyrocket and improve your personal brand significantly.
In this post, I will share the type of blog post that will help you to drive the audience and make it more engaging.
#1. How-to’s and Tutorials
How-to’s and Tutorials type of post is most powerful and simplest type of post type. It is maximum search query over the internet. Most people go on the web to learn new things which they don’t know. In this
In this, you can share your knowledge in the tutorial post, You have the knowledge you can share it with the internet in How to and Tutorials type of post.
There are many tutorials website like this eg. – wikihow.com, WPBeginner, etc. which provide How to and Tutorials type of post. Check here some of eg. of the post “How to Add the WordPress Logout Link to Navigation Menu?”
How to post is the secret of success of blogs in the blogging arena. Write this type of post to engage more visitors,
Listicles post is loved by everyone. creating the list of streamline information into a numbered list that is very easy for your readers to read, share and put into action. This type of post is very easy to create and people love it as it becomes very easy for them to find the detailed information in short span of time.
This post is also an example of Listicles Type of Post. For some category, this type of post performed very well. The website which deals with this post is www.toptenz.net, listverse.com and many others. Check here some of eg. of the post “Top 10 Best Cheap Web Hosting”
#3. Case Studies
People love to read the success story of other, Even I too love to read the several case study. The case study gives an idea of opportunity in related field and motivation. This type of post is easy to write and make a great impact on social proof.
Go through your customer list and check out which one has been successful in using your product.
Send the email to your best customer, get connected with them and know how to improve the service and how this product helps out them. Create one case study and share on your blog. Every case study makes the great impact on your blog and increases your sales or service demand.
Some of the case study post ex. are “Digital photography school, the blog that became a business” or ” OptinMonster case study“.
#4. Controversial Subjects
Controversial Subject or topic create news sensation, every day you read the news about the certain topic which is controversial. This type of post gets more viewer attention and social share too. One thing you have to keep in mind while writing this type of post is that “You will receive some angry comments from the other side “.
Controversial subjects are highly emotional so write it wisely and choose your words very carefully. This type of post gets attention but in some cases may damage your image.
#5. Cheat Sheets, Checklists and To-do’s
This type of post is always my favorite. Like me many others seeking the answer to their question in exact without missing any points. Checklist or Cheat Sheets give an exact answer to the question. It is very similar to How to do post type but Checklist type of post gives a more relevant answer and ensure nothing is forgotten.
Eg. of CheatSheets post can be like 31 Simple Marketing Cheat Sheets For Business Owners That Don’t Understand Marketing
You can write this type of post for the target audience who want to know the specific answer.
Interviews type of the post is the easiest way to create. It reduces the time of content research and in short span of time, you can create a great post. This type of post also generates traffic very easily as industry influencer is going to share the article with their followers.
You just need to find the industry experts in your niche area or Satisfied customer at the coffee shop. Make a question and get the answer. You can post the interview in text, Audio, and video format. So, that your audience can find the best way to get through it.
#7. Advice from the Experts
It is very similar to the Interview type of post. It is easier to compile then interview and a high chance of getting the post viral. It will be the combination of listicles and interview. It is easier to compile because you will pitch only one question to industry experts vie-Email, Twitter, Facebook or any other media.
Due to a single question, it is very easier for them also to answer.
After receiving the answer just compile in one post like listicles. Post completion of the article you can share with the industry experts. Maximum chance they will share it with their social network.
Looking for Eg. Here’s an example from RazorSocial and another one from Social Media Examiner.
#8. Blog Series
Sometimes the post which we write is so long that it needs to write in series. These type of blog post is called Blog Series post. It helps to increase the user engagement and reduce the bounce rate. To write Blog series type post is little difficult. You have to keep complete idea what is coming in next series and also not to exceed the word limit more than 500 – 600.
Eg of this type of post is Traveller blogger on the trip, who share Everyday their adventure with you. Days of Challenge. or Daily Tips
It is another types of the post which gets lots of attention and provide quality backlink too. Many SEO experts said that through infographic you can get the lots of backlinks. You can create list or chart or anything that you think of can be made in the Infographic.
More professional the graph better it is. You can create more professional infographic through Canva, PiktoChart, and Visage tools. These tools will help you to create an infographic which looks like professional.
Everyone wants to know about the pros and cons of the product before purchasing it. You can write a review of any product which you like or use it. share your views on that product and recommend other to use it. This way you can drive much traffic. Here is my review of ad network which I have used PopCash Ad Network Review. You can write for Tech related product, Latest gadgets review or anything that you use.
These are the Types of the post I have listed here which can help you to drive the traffic. I know it that list is very small there is many other types of the post too like Podcast, Guest Post, Videos, Daily Roundups, Breaking news, Personal stories etc.
The above-listed type of blog post is just to show the types of the post which draw more attention and easy to create. If you have anymore list you can share in a comment.
Sadhana pal says
Very useful information for bloggers.good job