Let’s face it, people have more options than they know what to do with when it comes to subscribing to blogs. How on earth can you keep things interesting day-in and day-out without blogging yourself into the poor house with all the time you spend researching? How do some bloggers constantly find something great to talk about?
Answer: They use some great tools.
Blogging and creating great social media content is not about knowing everything, it’s about being resourceful. It’s about letting others do most of the heavy lifting for you, and then putting your own spin on things. Here’s four great resources for finding fascinating topics to blog and tweet about no matter what your subject matter may be.
StumbleUpon – Just pick a topic you want to chat about today and click the stumble button until something catches your eye.
AllTop – Find out what’s hot right now on just about any topic you can imagine.
SmartBrief – Get daily email updates on hot topics in your industry.
Google Alerts – Setup email alerts on a daily or weekly basis to find out what’s ranking at the top in Google for certain topics each day or week.