If you design and maintain blogs, then there may be times when you find yourself run out of fresh and new ideas. You are determined to write something unique, but even after several attempts, your mind is blank! This may happen sometimes! It is not easy for anyone to do great posts consistently on a day-to-day basis.  When you find yourself in such a situation, try these simple steps given below to keep your followers glued to your post.

Step 1: Visit forums. There are forums for almost every topic and they’re a great place to get ideas for new posts. You can create compelling and insightful post containing answers to some juicy questions someone has asked in the forum. Sometimes you can find a topic to write about in just a few minutes.

Step 2: Search for list posts that provides useful tips on overcoming blogger’s block such as how to improve your writing skills or how to become super productive. Read those list posts, and get new ideas from the points! This will help you improve writing and communication skills which in turn are helpful in getting traffic to your blog.

Step 3: Getting personal with your followers is another way to attract them to you as everyone loves reading a personal anecdote by their favorite blogger. It does not matter whether you share them on a day to day basis or divulge them sparingly to keep your readers coming back for more.

Step 4: Sometimes post a blog based on jokes or funny ideas. This will give your follower a hilarious break.

Step 5: You can also get new ideas by reading a book.  Go read a book and post a tutorial blog based on the book.

Step 6: Do an interview with key people in your niche and post a blog that gives out the details of the interview. You can also Interview controversial people in your niche.

Step 7: You can combine some of your best posts from your archives into a new series.  This will make an interesting reading.

Step 8: Comment on another blog and post the comment as a new blog. Also provide a link to the original blog so your readers can read up on what you’re talking about. Challenge your readers to respond in a new blog post of their own which is a great way to find new and interesting blogs to follow.

Step 9: When you are feeling blank, take a day off, but no more than that. Sometimes you just need to get away from your writing and taking a break helps you clear your mind and return later with fresh ideas and a new perspective. But be careful not to stay away too long as you’ve probably found before, once you break your routine of regularly blogging, it can be pretty hard to get back into it.

Step 10: Ask your readers what they would like to hear and make a contest out of it-answer the Top 5 questions allowing an individualized blog for each answer.