One blogger calls it a "newsjacking". Find an online article and mix your own opinion with the existing story.
These are very popular among readers. People are searching for solutions. Write a step by step how to article about an area of expertise. Include reference material and diagrams.
Visit my Childhood Literacy post at http://alinefromlinda.blogspot.ca/2011/05/reading-magic.html.
Put on a reporter's cap for the day. Grab a pen and pad of paper and interview an employee of your company or someone you admire. Use a question and answer format. Include photos if possible.
4. Cheat Sheet
Summarize a vast amount of information in a top ten list.
We are all visual learners to some extent. A picture is worth a thousand words. Include a post with high quality images, infographics, short videos or slide share presentations.
Post something for the pure amusement of your readers. For example, if you post something humorous, it has more of a chance of being shared and being remembered.
Go to http://www.buzzfeed.com/jackdaniels/ugly-holiday-sweaters-that-are-almost-too-ugly-to-wear?sub=2780348_2072688#.sbyX8d6j4.
Post a personal story. I think of the post I wrote about my Grandad and how he received an F on his math test as a child, but how, as an adult, he turned his weakness into a strength, by becoming a beloved math teacher of thousands of Toronto high school students.
Review a book, restaurant or product. Include an excerpt from the book or a link to the restaurant's home page.
Visit my post "Unbroken" at http://alinefromlinda.blogspot.ca/2012/07/july-26.html.
An attitude of gratitude makes a happy heart. Devote a post to thanking someone or a group of people.
Check out Ron Edmondson's blog at http://www.ronedmondson.com/?s=gratitude&submit=Search.
Research a topic and present your findings. Share your opinion about the topic. Include charts, infographics, diagrams, etc.
Select your top ten posts of all time and write about them.
Pick a topic that you know a lot about or one that you would like to learn about and write a multi-day, week or month long series on it.
Here is the first of my month long series on setting and achieving goals at http://alinefromlinda.blogspot.ca/2015/01/conceive-believe-achieve.html.
If you go on a trip, bring along a laptop (or use the hotel computer if you have free access) and blog about it.
Here is one of a series of blog posts I wrote about my trip to Chicago last summer at http://alinefromlinda.blogspot.ca/2014/07/pizzeria-uno_4.html.
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