Now that you are equipped with a New Media Guide, here are some topics that will help you get started on your blogging adventure.
A Blog can be a scary concept. What do I write about? How do I make it interesting? These are all common concerns of first time bloggers. In reality, blogging is simple and straightforward. Most businesses and non-profits are unaware of the content they already have stored away in their arsenal. A blog is meant to share your story! Trust me, you have plenty to share! Here are some basic topics that can get you started.
A blog is meant to make a point, educate, entertain, or highlight. A case study of a recent success story is a perfect avenue to get your message to the people. Share what you do and how it helped someone else! Writing a blog about a recent success provides credibility to your product/service. It also shows people that you are proud of your accomplishments and strive to make every person’s experience a successful one.
Featuring a product or service is also a great blog topic. This gives the people an area in which to find out more about your company/non-profit and what you do. This is an easy topic because your content for the product/service is already available. A blog about a featured product or service can generate comments and even shares to other people throughout social media sites.
Highlighting an employee, customer, or vendor partner creates relationships with the community. Write a blog that features another person or another business displays your appreciation and respect for others. If you write about how great of service a vendor partner has, the return is likely to be positive and they may do the same for you.
Sharing news in your industry is a solid blog topic because it displays your knowledge and awareness. People want to know whats going on in the world around them, your blog may be their insight to your industry’s world! Feel free to create your own opinion on the topic and share it. People do not want to read the same articles over and over, give them something positive to talk about! Here is a list of 10 Business Blogging Best Practices that will help keep you on the right track.
Core values are always a great thing to share. In your New Media Guide, we outline values of your organization that you want to express. Share what you believe makes a great orginization. A blog about your values can display your dedication to your business or non-profit. This will ensure people that they will be treated well when they reach out to you for a product or service.
Now that you have some topics, start blogging! The goal is to share your story. Don’t be afraid to have fun with it and make people want to read it! Here is a site with 50 Blog Post Ideas for a business that can be helpful in continuing your blogging success.