Tools to Help You Generate Content Ideas for Your Blog

Tools to Help You Generate Content Ideas for Your Blog

Writing is fun. Thinking about new content ideas, not so much. Every content creator, both newbie and professional alike, have experienced burnout and writer’s block something normal and inevitable. With a long list of tasks given to content marketers such as creating appealing sales material, SEO-focused website content, thought leadership blog posts, effective email campaigns and more, the challenge of creating equally valuable content sometimes drains your creative juices. Fortunately, there are a bunch of tools you can use to help you generate infinite content ideas for your blog. 

Check out the five most effective content generating tools below:

1. Hubspot’s Blog Ideas Generator

Hubspot’s Blog Ideas Generator

Hubspot’s Blog Ideas Generator is a free online content idea generator tool that’s simple and pretty straightforward. It has a modern and user-friendly design that makes the user experience worthwhile. 

This powerful tool allows you to fill in the available fields with up to 5 nouns that your piece is about. Using an algorithm, the site provides you with an option of 5 different blog headlines/topics or you can also choose to have a year’s worth of blog ideas by unlocking 250 more blog topics for free.

Alongside its user-friendly interface, Hubspot’s Blog Ideas Generator is ad-free. Thus, you get full access to its features without disturbances. 

2. BuzzSumo’s Content Discovery

BuzzSumo’s Content Discovery

BuzzSumo’s Content Discovery is a content idea-generating tool that’s extremely easy to use yet powerful. Simply enter a topic, brand, URL or domain, filter by content date and the search results will then provide a list of content based on social popularity ranked from highest to lowest with a breakdown of shares per social media platform. 

BuzzSumo’s pricing guide:

  • Pro: US$99/month billed monthly or US$79/month billed annually
  • Plus: US$179/month billed monthly or US$139/month billed annually
  • Large: US$299/month billed monthly or US$239/month billed annually
  • Enterprise: US$499/month

3. Answer The Public

Answer The Public

Answer the Public is a search listening tool for generating content ideas and understanding people’s most searched queries. It visualizes search questions with results divided into categories including the 5 Ws (what, when, where, who, why), plus ‘how’, ‘can’, ‘are’, ‘which’ and ‘will’.

This tool also generates suggestions based on prepositions such as “to”, “like”, “versus”, “with” and “without”. It also generates suggestions based on an alphabetical search which adds letters to the original query, listing the most common queries that use each letter.

Answer the Public’s pricing guide:

  • Monthly – USS99/month
  • Annual – US$79/month
  • Expert – US199/month

4. Content Row’s Headline Generator

Content Row’s Headline Generator

Content Row’s Headline Generator is an excellent headline/title generator tool that offers a ton of link bait topics that are best for attracting website traffic. To use this tool, simply add a topic and filter categories. These include:

  • Clickbait – are designed to attract attention and entice users to click on a link. 
  • Evergreen – are continually relevant; they are likely to change over time.
  • Seasonal – are specific to a certain holiday or time of year.
  • Topical – addresses current events or local interests.

5. Portent’s Content Idea Generator

Portent’s Content Idea Generator

Portent’s Content Idea Generator is an amazing tool that allows you to submit keywords or terms and generate catchy titles for your next blogs. All you need to do is to type in your subject. If you aren’t satisfied with the title you see, you can opt to choose another title. You can also save your idea, tweet your idea or change your subject. 

Key Takeaway

Whether you’re looking for an effective way to improve your content marketing strategy or expedite the process of finding high-ranking blog titles, having some of the best content generating tools at your disposal is always a great idea. 

Chris Anne

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