“I’m just starting out in my niche …”
“I’m not sure I can write – I never know whether it’s worth my audience’s or my time …”
“I’m absolutely spent; I’ve written about everything there is to know about my topic …”
“… What should I write about?!”
If there was ever a recurring question-theme we see in many of our comments, emails, and more, then finding topics that not only engage your reader’s interest, but your own as well, wins by a landslide.
Meet Suzan St Maur
Scoping out the Google+ writing communities for new trends and scouting for great writers, we were reunited with extraordinary Expert Author Suzan St Maur. Managing the Google+ community Writing: How to Write Better, Suzan encourages writers to curate writing and share advice on how to write top-notch content for articles, business, blogs, and more.
Suzan has embraced her field with a passionate fervor. A best-selling and 30+ times published nonfiction/business freelance author, this once journalism apprentice and advertising copywriter has helped countless writers improve their writing and editing for any occasion.
Browsing her EzineArticles.com portfolio, you will find over two dozen articles chock full of writing and content-acquisition tips. Tough love meets charismatic mentor, Suzan tackles all of the key problems Expert Authors face in day-to-day writing, including finding topics that engage you and your readers in her article How to Get Good Ideas for Your Business.
7 Keys From How to Get Good Ideas for Your Business
- Brainstorm: Set ground rules based on benefits, not features.
- Problem Solve: Keep your eyes open for problems (old and new) and consider new solutions.
- Stay Unique: Find your unique take on your topic, develop it, and make it happen.
- Be Vigilant: Don’t be shy – get out there, ask around, and try it out.
- Stay Up-to-Date: Ensure your information is current and reflects trends related to the topic.
- Use Resources: Set up online alerts and research keywords relevant to your niche.
- Cache Cuttings: Keep a “cuttings” file (digital or otherwise) to store reference and inspirational materials.
Visit Suzan’s original article and scroll down to the Get Involved section to share a comment or question. If you’re on Google+, check out her growing community of writers and be sure to say, “Hello!”
Thank you Suzan for contributing your incredible insights with the EzineArticles community and adding strength to the writing world.