Coming up with content ideas can be a real challenge when you’re juggling so many other things like making sure the shipment goes out on time, reducing churn, increasing signups, etc. Let me tell you a secret, you don’t have to work so hard to get new content ideas anymore. Use this list of 10 places to find killer content ideas to pump out great content all the time.
Ruzzit is a free tool in its beta stage that allows you to sift through some of the most shared content on the web. You can filter results by type of media, age of the media, and the social network it was shared on. If those options aren’t what you need, you can also search by simply typing in your keywords and Ruzzit will do the rest.
Feedly is one of the best websites to turn to when you’re feeling stumped about what to create next. It has a very simple interface and after setting up a free account, you can add in the topics you find interesting. From then on, all the articles that fit into that genre will appear in your feed. Not only is it a great place to get content ideas, it’s a great place to research.
ClearVoice is a newer player, but they brought their A game. They have millions of posts in their index and all you need to do is type in a keyword that interests you to find out about the most popular articles. That’s not all it does, it helps you collaborate with influencers and other brands to take your company to the next level.
What can I say, a title tool should get your ideas flowing as long as you have a seed keyword to use. This one by Content Forest called ContentIdeator answers the call and helps you generate killer ideas for your blog, product, or service offerings. .
Alltop is one of the largest collections of blogs (the ones that don’t suck) under one roof. You can search the database directly or choose from the hundreds of categories they have to stumble across your next big Idea. It’s also a good place to discover new sites and figure out what’s working and what’s not.
Answer the Public is a free tool created by Coverage Book that allows you to take advantage of the Google autosuggest feature. Just type in a keyword and Answer the Public will pull back dozens or even hundreds or suggestions you can use to build your next piece of content around.
Quora may not be the first place you think of when you want to generate content ideas, but it sure as hell works that way. There are millions of people asking and answering questions on the platform. Just type in a seed keyword in the search bar and it’ll show you all the questions related to it. Just browse through and use an interesting question to make your next piece of content stand out.
StumbleUpon has a huge amount of websites in their directory and it’ll show you everything related to what you put as an interest when you signed up. You can find currently trending topics using StumbleUpon trends. You can easily use what’s been working and beef it up or take a different angle to make sure your content succeeds and truly takes on a life of its own.
Storify is a platform that allows you to find and collect information about particular topics or stories as they like to call them. Collect everything from tweets, Instagram posts, news articles, or blog posts. It’s great for creating an idea, organizing that idea, and researching the idea. It’s not often you can do all of that on one platform.
No, you shouldn’t be afraid. Trap!t is a tool that lets you pull in different articles and resources from the web and save them for later viewing or as a reference. From there, you can analyze how the content you created did with your audience. Simply put, trap!t makes content curation and idea generation a breeze.