One way to get more traffic to your articles is to find hot topics to write about which people are looking for online.
There are many free tools you can use which are available online. You can use Google Trends, Google Zeitgeist, AOL Hot Searches and others to find these hot topics. You can even go to Alexa.com which lists trending hot topics that is updated every five minutes!
The above tools will give you current hot topics which will get you immediate traffic but after the trend is over, the traffic to your articles might taper off.
The best topics would be those which are evergreen which will bring traffic to your site regardless of the current global conditions.
Usually these topics fall into the hobbies, health and self-improvement categories. The following are top ten ideas to write about based on the categories of hobbies, health and self-improvement.
1. Women health issues
Health issues related to women are so many that there’s a branch of medicine which is dedicated to these issues which is gynaecology. The audience for this topic would not only include women but also men and young people who may be concerned about the women in their lives like their wives and mothers. Topic ideas that are related to women health issues would include pregnancy, menopause and menstruation.
2. Men health issues
Health issues that affect only men are those which affect their reproductive organ. Topic ideas for articles in this category would include those that address issues like penis enlargement, condom safety, prostatitis symptoms, male menopause or andropause and erectile dysfunction.
3. General health
This topic would include every one and writing about this topic would ensure that you would get quite a substantial amount of traffic to your articles.
But being a large topic would mean that it is a very competitive topic indeed so what you can do is to find a smaller niche where you can target a specific audience.
Topic ideas you can write about in this general health category would include all possible health related issues like cancer, aids, heart attack and many more.
4. Beauty and personal care
It used to be that only women are concerned about their physical appearance but nowadays more and more men do take care of their physical appearance. Topic ideas you can write about in this category would include makeup tips, skin care tips, clothing tips and many more.
5. Family issues
Everybody has a family. And problems would arise when people interact with one another. And when there’s a problem to be solved, people would try to find solutions to the problem.
If you can write articles addressing the problems faced by this group, you would definitely be able to generate more traffic to your articles. Topic ideas you can write about within this category would include those related to child rearing, sibling rivalries, disciplining teenagers and many more.
As human beings, we need to interact with other human beings. We have a need for relationships. And when a person faces problems with establishing a relationship with other people then he/she would attempt to solve the problems. Topic ideas you can write articles about would include dating tips, love tips, getting over your ex and many more.
7. Making money
This is one topic which will interest many people especially with the ease of access to the Internet. There are many topic ideas which you can write about in this category which would include different ways to make money, best ways to make money, how not to be scammed when making money online and many others.
This topic would not only be of interest to men but some women would also be interested in such topics with the increasing number of women participating in sports like netball, swimming and gymnastics. Topic ideas for articles you can write about would include those that are related to sporting events, sports celebrities and many more.
Many people would like information that would help them in making decisions. For example, they need help to decide whether to buy a certain brand of television as opposed to another brand or to watch a movie or not. By writing reviews you would be able to assist these people in their decision-making. You can review just about anything from home appliances to DVDs.
Even though seasonal topics may not be evergreen but writing about them would get you traffic during the seasons. Articles which deal with Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, Halloween and other holidays would assure you with traffic during the seasons.
Why ignore these topics when they can spike your traffic at certain times of the year? Some people do seek out these topics at other times of the year so ignoring these topics would be ill-advised.
Seeking out ideas to write about may not be easy especially if you’re trying to drive massive traffic to your articles. But by writing on topics which are sought out by many people, you can generate more traffic to your articles.