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I don’t know about you, but when I started blogging, I had no idea how hard it would be to come up with ideas for content.
Originally I thought I’d write about my day, how awesome my dog is, who I like to read, maybe a blog about a DIY project, and a few other random things, but I had no idea that “personal” content is not what draws readers to your blog. As I got a little older and took a few business and marketing classes, it became glaringly obvious just how naïve I was to think people wanted to read what I had to say without me first giving them a reason to want to.
So I started digging, and while it took a few tries, I finally figured out the trick to not only finding topics to talk about, but also creating content people actually want to read.
And it all begins with the handy dandy SEARCH BAR.
That’s right, the Search Bar is your new best friend if you want to create relevant content that draws readers in.
Of course, you don’t use it the same way you would as if you were the one looking for the solution to a problem.
Instead, you want to pick a topic within the niche you’re writing about and start typing it into the search bar of your favorite search engine.
I always use Google or Pinterest.
As you type you’ll begin to notice that the search engines have been programmed to be intuitive and they begin prompting you with words and phrases that may be relevant to your search.
The thought behind this tool is to be of even more assistance to the user than they are by just providing them with a place to search.
The reason for this is because there are doz