If the world of blogging fascinates you, it is quite likely that eventually you will have your own blog, if you still don’t have one. When you intend to start a blog and you have no idea at all as to how to start a blog, you will perhaps consult the ones that already have a blog and most importantly are active bloggers. But selecting topics for a blog is oftentimes the biggest challenge, which you will surely overcome if you follow what others do.

Experts are of the opinion that the best way is to have a great content. As the old saying goes, “Content is King”. So, it is important to have a regularly updated content that will appear fresh to the visitors along with the promotions of your blog’s content!

Select a Blog Subject that will Sell

In this article we will focus on selecting the right ideas for a blog, and not just any ordinary blog, a blog that will help you to promote your brand and also enhance your web presence on the virtual world. The ones that are actively into blogging are well aware as to how a blog can attract natural back links and look appealing.

Tips to choose right blog ideas/topics

Given below are few tips to choose the selling topics for a blog. Check them out.

Visit forums

One of the best ways to look for an idea for your blog is to find out queries and the variations of the same. Remember, online forums have threads that deal with different topics. So, you have plenty to browse through to see which topic is popular. Most importantly, there are different questions in the forums that get replies. The questions that have been asked the most can be taken as a topic for your blog.

Here is a list of some of the most popular forums:

Be convinced

This is one of the biggest mistakes most of the new bloggers make initially. Just because they see someone else dealing or writing about a particular topic drives them to write on the same even if the topic is absolutely new to the blogger. This has to be avoided at all costs. Believe in individuality and select a topic accordingly. For instance, as mentioned above, you can write about a topic that you see mostly being asked about. But prior to selecting the topic, you should be convinced enough to go ahead with that topic.

Stay focused

Since you are a blogger, you have a knack for writing. At least, this is what people will think about you. If you have selected an idea for your blog, let us say, medicine or symptoms of diseases, try to stick to the theme most of the time. It is alright to deviate a little. For instance, if you are writing about diseases and their treatment, you can write about the home remedies or alternative methods of treatment but you cannot just turn around 3600 and write about the rocket science or for that matter, astronauts. The reader will lose focus and so will your blog.

It is best to write your blog with passion and not just because you want to get back links. Let your ideas go with the natural thinking process once you select a blog subject that will sell.


Ana is an internet entrepreneur and one of the founders of iGuides, she loves to give adequate time to her passion which is writing. She holds a PHD in English Literature.

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