Tools In Finding Relevant Topics For Your Blog

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Tools In Finding Relevant Topics For Your Blog

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Successful bloggers understand their audience. They know what they want to learn. For that reason, they do not have to wonder what their next blog post be like.

These bloggers have researched their niche and know the right topics that they can convert into blog articles. They also utilize an online calendar to help them keep track of their topics.

Although you can always write and blog about whatever comes to your mind, you may also consider the topics that your audience are interested in. This concept works sometimes. In other times, it does not.

This concept might give you more misses than hits. It can frustrate you. After all, you spent a lot of time drafting, polishing and publishing it but the post did not receive attention. Do you ever wonder if you ever used your time differently and wrote something else?

Thankfully, some tools can help you come up with topics and avoid some issues later on. These tools may help you become a successful blogger, but they are not definite. Then again, these tools can assist you in collecting the stuff together.

Furthermore, they are useful in giving you profound insights about the topics that your target audience is interested in learning. In that case, you no longer need to guess what kind of topic your visitors will want to read. You already know it before you even write about it.

Buzzsumo

It is a favorite tool that lets you know what topics are popular and why. Its Question Analyzer feature will pool well-liked questions that can be used as a topic.

You can answer the questions within your content. When you enter a topic, the feature will compare it against various forums, Quora, Reddit, and others.

A simple search can return thousands of questions, but they are sorted into topics. Each topic is presented in a word cloud. Click on it to obtain corresponding questions that you can use for the blog. You can use the magnifying glass to know the problems associated with the topic.

Click it to know if it has been answered and how the answer goes. Take note of those questions that you wish to write about so that you can start filling up your content calendar.

Topic Research

Designed and built by SEMrush, it is a tool that finds possible writing topics. Although it works like Buzzsumo, it uses the entire web in finding questions. Thus, it focuses on quality pieces of content. Its algorithm is designed to remove irrelevant and trash topics. Instead, it focuses on high-quality content.

To start researching your topic, you just need to type the subject that you wish to research and it will show you results. The search results page gives you a number of subtopics that are sorted by volume and arranged as cards. You can also sort it by difficulty or volume. Since it is still in beta mode, you can ask its developers some features that you think might be useful.

Hawkeye

Designed by scoop.it, it’s still in its beta mode. But you can test it by requesting an invitation to test run it. The goal of this tool is to provide its users some data that can make content marketing more predictable. It uses artificial intelligence to monitor, analyze and understand content from the Internet. In that way, marketers can create better content, and help them measure its impact.

These tools utilize different sources of data. Buzzsumo, for example, scans Q&A sites and forums. SEMRush, on the other hand, focuses on the web at large. Hawkeye utilizes the content that users of scoop.it clip every day.

Most content creators can use these tools to help them create exciting content. Instead of spending your time analyzing data and build spreadsheets that must be updated manually, these tools can give you loads of data in one place.

Although several tools can help you find the right topics, these tools focus on a data-driven method to generate topics for your blogs. And because of that approach, you can be sure that you can reach out to a significant audience waiting for the content you create. With that in mind, you can save time and focus only on publishing content that your readers want to read.


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Author: Jane Danes

Jane has a lifelong passion for writing. As a blogger, she loves writing breaking technology news and top headlines about gadgets, content marketing and online entrepreneurship and all things about social media. She also has a slight addiction to pizza and coffee.

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