Quora is an excellent source to get a content idea. It’s a Q/A platform that really helps you understand what the market is thinking, what kind of questions do they have. Enter the website and type the topic or keyword as per your industry. You will see the number of questions and come up with the content idea based on some of these top questions by all-time views.
Reddit is a great place to go to get real insight from real people. It introduces you to millions of niche specific communities discussing their topics of interest, which you can tap into, to find great content ideas. Browse through the thread titles, look for questions people are asking and have more engagement. Draw a good content idea from the search.
Ask your readers to answer some questions in the form of a survey or go live on social media platforms and ask your audience what problems they are facing. You can generate a lot of great content ideas from the answers and the most trending content ideas.
Youtube is a great resource to find awesome content ideas. Find out youtube videos with most views and engagement from your industry, check out the comment section and get unique ideas for your content.
Use social media analytics to check out the posts with the immense number of views or engagement. Get ideas from the posts and create a blog around them and drive more traffic to your site. You can analyze data from different Social Media Analytics tools available like Hubspot, sprout social and much more.
Look at your best performing content and see if there’s any inspiration that you can find there. If something was working in the past, there’s a reason for it. Your audience has a demand for it. So if something is in demand, why not make more of that?
Check out competitors websites, see the content they are creating and check their FAQ section. Look at the type of questions they are getting and answer those with some sort of content. Make use of tools like Ubersuggest, Buzzsumo and SEMrush for competitive analysis.