Every day it becomes increasingly difficult to find new hot ideas for your articles. Along with that, it seems like no matter what you do, your traffic continues to suffer.
Does this situation sound familiar to you? I have also had this problem. Thankfully, I’ve discovered online tools that can assist you with generating article ideas for your blog and boosting your traffic.
In this article, I’ll be sharing with you six traffic tools that will help you write about popular topics and explode your traffic.
This guest post “6 Tools That Are Guaranteed to Explode Your Traffic” was written by Inna Yatsyna. You can learn more about Inna at the bottom of this post.
As a blogger, it’s not always necessary to write something unique when if you want to create exciting content. It’s enough to find out what people like, what’s is popular in your niche, and writing about it.
So, the question is, how do you find such topics? I suggest using the following websites:
- Google Trends
1. Google Trends
To write an article that generates high traffic, I recommend writing about a widespread issue. Google knows what people are interested in because they know what people are searching for on the internet.
Go to Google Trends and find the most popular topics in your region. You can explore topics based on the category and country.
At the bottom of the page, you’ll also find stories trending in the past 24 hours.
Take the most appropriate topics based on your niche and create excellent content on the subject.
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Serpstat is an all-in-one SEO platform that can also help you create your content marketing strategy. One of its tools is collecting search questions in real time. These are queries that real people type into different search engines.
To use this feature, type your primary keyword into the Serpstat search box and go to Keyword Research >> Content Marketing >> Search Questions to find questions on your topic.
Give answers to these questions in your articles and get a huge traffic boost.
The Buzzsumo tool will help you find content that is shared the most on different social networks. Type a popular website domain into the search box, and you’ll discover the most shared content on that website. When doing your research, you can sort the results based on the social network of your choice.
Quora is a question-and-answer website. Here experts help people who are asking questions in their field.
Type your keyword into the search box and take a look at the questions. You can sort the list by types, topics, authors, and time.
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Soovle is a service that collects Google search queries based on the keyword you submit.
To receive your results in the question format, simply place a question word behind the keyword. For example, if you want to discover common iPhone questions, you could type in “how iPhone.”
AnswerThePublic is also a tool that collects search questions. It is similar to Soovle but differs in the way it presents the information. If you prefer visuals, this website is for you. The results are provided in circular and column format.
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How to Use This Information
Now that you’ve decided on your topic, what steps should you take next?
Finding your topic is just one part of the process. Now, it’s time to choose keywords for your article. Also, don’t forget about the structure of your blog post!
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a. Finding Your Keywords
Visit Serpstat and put the main keyword of your article into the Serpstat search box and go to Keyword Research >> SEO Research >> Keyword Selection to choose keywords with a high volume.
Another excellent way to find keywords is to find words with a similar meaning to the primary one. To find related keywords, place your keyword into Serpstat search box and go to Keyword Research >> SEO Research >> Related Keywords.
b. Pay Attention to Your Title
Most readers decide if an article is worthy of their attention by its title. That means it’s essential that you take the time to craft an enticing title for your article.
Follow these tips, and your title will catch the attention of loads of readers:
- Point out the benefits they will receive from reading the article
- Use particular details, like numbers (for example, 5 Must-Have Apps…)
- Identify your target audience if possible
- Indicate the method used in the article to solve the problem
- Use metaphors, alliterations, contradictions or unexpected phrases
- Promise something to readers (make sure you fulfill this promise in the article!)
- The title should be 50 — 70 characters
- The title should contain your keywords
c. Your Post Structure is Important
Your article should have a simple and clear structure. As a general rule, an article should have the following:
1. Introduction: a short paragraph about the topic of the article
2. Body: the central part of your content
3. Headings: a short phrase describing what the section is about
4. Conclusion: here you can involve your audience (ask them to write a comment, share the article, etc.).
d. Write Detailed Content
Short articles are losing their ranking with search engines. Search engines tend to prefer long informative texts with detailed instructions. It is assumed that the more detailed a post, the more helpful it will be for the reader.
If you run out of ideas for your blog, modern tools can become a source of your inspiration. You can find topics which are popular among your target audience with:
- Google Trends
If you want to receive a lot of traffic to your blog, you need to do more than find a good topic. You should also choose top volume keywords for your content, make sure your article is structured correctly and has a bright title to catch as many readers as you can.
About the Author:
I’m Inna Yatsyna.
I’m a Content Marketing Specialist.
I like to write texts on various cognitive and useful topics.
I’m fond of traveling, sport, and healthy food.