1. Give readers the behind-the-scenes.
Allow your readers to get a behind-the-scenes look into your life or business. It’s a great way for your audience to get to know you better. Share posts like this to show off your personality and connect with your readers.
2. Teach your readers something.
Write a post with step-by-step instructions on how to do something or share an informational post. What is something your’e an expert on that you can teach to your audience?
3. Do a Q&A or answer FAQ.
Encourage your readers to ask you questions and answer them in a blog post. You could do a weekly Q&A series if you find you get a lot of questions. Or, if you find you’re often asked the same questions repeatedly, create a FAQ post!
4. Solve a problem.
Think about what your target market may be struggling with. How can you solver their problems?
5. Create a round-up of helpful posts.
Share a selection of quality posts from other bloggers. It’s a great way to showcase other blogs while providing your audience with content they’ll enjoy. And they will likely link back to you or thank you on social media for including them.
6. Write a review.
Is there a product you use often and love? Maybe a book you can’t stop raving about? Write a review and let your readers know how much you love it. And maybe they’ll love it, too!
7. Write a follow-up post.
Dig through your archives. Is there an old post that’s deserving of a follow-up? Your audience will appreciate the new material and you’ll get traffic to the new post and the original post.
8. Conduct an interview.
Who is an influencer in your field? Try reaching out and asking for an interview. Your readers (and you!) could benefit from their advice.
9. Share your tools of the trade.
What tools do you use to do what you do? Your readers like to get the inside scoop and they’ll be able to try those tools for themselves.
10. Open up about a struggle.
Allow your audience to get to know you better by sharing some of your struggles. Odds are, many will be able to relate and will appreciate your honesty.
11. Write a list post.
List posts are perfect for your blog because they are easy for you to write and easy for your visitors to read. Lists are scannable, so readers will be able to get the information they’re looking for quickly.
12. Share current events.
If it fits your blog’s format, write about a current event. Voice your opinion and invite your readers to do the same in the comments.
13. Share progress posts.
Is there a project you’ve been working on or a goal you’ve been working toward? Open up and share your progress with your audience and get them invested in your work.
14. Create a beginner’s guide.
Make it simple for newbies to learn something that you’re an expert on by creating a series of guides especially for beginners. You can break it down and make it easy for them to understand.
15. Feature guest posts.
Invite your favorite bloggers to write a blog post for your site. It’s the perfect way for them to share their expertise and they’ll send their readers to your site to check it out!
Related: 5 Places to Find Blog Post Ideas
What are your favorite types of blog posts to write?
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