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Sources For Articles Topics :- Where To Get Ideas

Updated on June 18, 2012

Article Writing Tips

The most effective online marketing strategy is writing articles. Writing a quality, original and unique content is the key to put yourself ahead of your competitors.

One of the setbacks is that article marketers and article writers are always looking for topics to use in writing their articles. It can be really time consuming to find topics to write about that can appeal to your website visitors and therefore increase traffic to your web site.

There are few ways i have been using to research for articles topics that i write about that has been attracting loads of traffic to my online sites.

Where to find your articles topics? These articles topics sources are listed below.


You can subscribe to online email newsletters that are related to your niche topic. When you read about what others in your niche topic are writing about, this can give you creative ideas for your next article topics.

Online Article Rewriter Software

RSS News Alerts

Subscribe to RSS Feeds for news on the topics of your choice. When the websites content is updated, you get the updated content on your computer or websites without visiting the websites.

If you keep reading some of the rss feeds publications, you may find some information of interest you can use in writing your articles.

Keyword Research Tools

To attract the interests of your target web site visitors, you'll need to write articles on what web users are searching for.

You should know what words or phrases they are searching for. These are the same words or phrases you'll use in writing your articles. They are like main points to use in writing articles so that you can easily be found by search engines.

Blog Directories

Blog directories are good places to look for articles written on your niche topic. Blogs itself are places to read many discussions and opinions.

Online Forums

As you already know, online forums provide opinions of different kinds. You can use the ideas generated from different opinions to write your articles.


Online seminars are called webinars. You can register for an online webinars. You can gain a lot of ideas attending these online conferences and use the learned ideas to write your articles.

Spy On Your Competitors Websites

Your business competitors might be making one or two mistakes on their business websites. Discovering these mistakes can give you ideas to write your articles about.

Note that, if you use any direct source of information from another website, remember to give credit by linking back to their website.

Magazines Online

Subscribing and reading online magazines is another way to get ideas for your articles. You can also buy offline magazines, read and get inspirations for your articles and article topics.

If for example, you want to write about Online Business Promotion. There are many business magazines you can subscribe to both online and offline. This magazine will be delivered to your email periodically.


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    • bizwin profile image

      Christabel Evans 6 years ago from England, UK

      Thank you Sinea for your comment.

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      Sinea Pies 6 years ago from Northeastern United States

      Very good information. Checking out the competition is a good one. My blog is about topics that mom's would enjoy. Organizing, recipes, decorating, kids etc. I've just started a binder (yes PAPER!LOL) of good articles with tips that can lead to future ones for me to write.

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      Christabel Evans 6 years ago from England, UK

      Thank you. Rochej. Hope the info helps.

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      rochelj 6 years ago from USA

      You provide good tips for article writing and keyword research.

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      Christabel Evans 6 years ago from England, UK

      Thank you Nicregi. Still working on lots of things here. I'll update many things later. Thanks once more.

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      Reginald Chan 6 years ago from Malaysia

      Good method here though I feel the introduction can be done better next round. Keep it up and welcome to HubPages!