How To Find Ideas To Write About Every Day

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Writing means sharing. It’s part of the human condition to want to share things – thoughts, ideas, opinions.

Paulo Coelho


Two weeks ago, I wrote an article about the discipline of getting feedback.  As part of the post, I asked you this question:

If you could ask me any question, what would the question be?  In what area of my experience do you think I could help you?

In response to my question, Shawn Washburn had this to say:

As for your question, I’d probably ask you something blog-related. You’ve already been a huge help for me, have paved the way, encouraged me and given me advice and direction along the way. So, maybe something like “how do you keep coming up with new topics every day?”

I responded to Shawn in the comments with one idea, but I realized I had many other thoughts to help Shawn.  As I dug through my blog archives, I discovered I had already written a response to Shawn’s question a year ago.

Coming up with new topics and content for my blog takes discipline.  When you practice these disciplines, the ideas for your blog come with less effort.  Here’s what I had to share last September:

I’ve been at this blogging thing for over seven years now.  The first few years, I was fairly inconsistent, but now I publish at least five blog posts every week.

How do I find ideas to write about every day?

This is a question I get often from readers and fellow bloggers.  (And to be honest, this is a question I sometimes ask myself.)

Blogging takes effort, and coming up with content for my blog doesn’t happen by accident.

Today, I share my keys to consistently developing content for blogging.  After reading today’s post, I hope you’ll have some fresh ideas for developing your own blog content.  And even if you aren’t a blogger, I think these ideas may help you get a little more out of life.

9 Keys To Developing Consistent Blog Content

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How do you find ideas to write about every day?

What question(s) do you have for me about blogging, leadership, life, or anything else?