12 Great Sources of Inspiration for Articles & Blog Posts
Here are 12 ways to get inspiration for articles & blog posts:
1. Pop Culture (music, movies, TV, etc..)
2. Your Life Experience
3. Your Business Experience
4. Heros (historical, business, & otherwise)
5. User Feedback/Crowdsourced Questions ( Kalyan Chatrathi )
7. Aggregation (borrow other people’s ideas)
8. Chatting about the field with a friend
9. Reading a forward looking industry publication (bookstore)
10. Aporisms and quotes often work
11. Read a classic publication in your field & critique or apply it.
12. News or RSS
In addition to those outlined by Jitender Miglani you might consider new metaphors or methods applied to looking at the field as well as a story or symbols.