You know, there’s no copyright on a blog post idea.
And although you want to create original blog posts, you don’t want to waste hours wrestling the “what to write about” fairy to the ground.
So when you’re filling up your idea bucket, cheating and stealing both work fine. Because when you do it right, nobody will ever know where you got your ideas from — by the time you write a post or a pitch, it’ll be your own.
To get you started on the path to your own endless reservoir of blog post ideas, I’m going to show you one of my favourite tricks for generating new ideas fast.
I’m doing this “live”, by the way. I’m literally writing this blog post while I come up with a list of blog post suggestions for one of my editors. Let’s see how long it takes me to deliver at least 5 fresh ideas, shall we? Start time: 5:21 pm.
OK, here’s what to do: [Read more…]