101 Blog Post Ideas To Keep You Blogging

So, despite having a full-time job, a baby, a menagerie sometimes to struggle to think of things to write about. Sometimes I suffer from a little writer’s block or a little writer’s apathy at least. We all do, so I put together a list of blog post ideas to keep you going when you hit that block.

There’s a little bit of everything – ideas that can you use over and over again to prompts about yourself and blogging.

And remember if you can get 101 Creative Writing prompts if you sign up to the email.


The Prompts That Keep On Giving

  1. Go to – http://www.dictionary.com/wordoftheday/ and use the word of the day to inspire a blog post.
  2. Go to – http://takemeback.to/ – and look up your birthday or a family members birthday.
  3. Go to – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page and write something based on the picture of the day.
  4. Go to – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page and write something about the featured article or the featured picture.
  5. Grab the last book you read, turn to page 101 – write a blog post using that first line.
  6. Put your music player on shuffle – write to the next song.
  7. Check out google’s or twitter’s trending topics.
  8. Wordless posts. Your pictures or pictures you like (remember to link to the owner).
  9. Join Postcrossing – send some snail mail – post the mail you get in return.
  10. How to posts about something you’ve just learnt or something you’re an expert in.
  11. Leave your blogging comfort zone and blog about a completely new topic. Parenting blogger? Try a fashion blog. Fashion blogger? Try Gaming.
  12. Ten little known facts about…anything you want!
  13. What you’re currently reading/listening to/watching.


Blogging About Blogging


  1. A Day In Your Blogging Life.
  2. Strangest place you’ve blogged from.
  3. Describe your blogging space.
  4. Your blogging fears.
  5. Top blogging technology.
  6. Your blogging advice.
  7. Blogging soundtrack.
  8. Revisit your first blog post.
  9. Story behind your blog name.
  10. Top posts from the past.
  11. Favourite blog add ons and plugins.
  12. Things you’ve learnt as a blogger so far.
  13. What keeps you blogging.
  14. Why you chose your blog design.
  15. What don’t you write about/will never write about.
  16. things I wish I’d known when I started blogging.
  17. Interview another blogger.
  18. How people find you – the keywords the the referring sites.

The Past and Family

  1. Would you have a dna test to look at your ethnicity?
  2. Your day job.
  3. Your first job.
  4. Your childhood home.
  5. Your worst job.
  6. Neighbours of the past.
  7. Your first pets.
  8. A secret you’ve kept but no longer need too.
  9. What was the last argument you had?
  10. The last funeral/wedding/christening you went to.
  11. When did you stop believing in Santa.
  12. What was your last injury?
  13. Your first day at school/work/university/living alone.
  14. What event in history do you wish you could be part of or witness to.
  15. What did you want to be when you grew up and how far from that are you.
  16. Your favourite myth or legend.
  17. Favourite thing in school.
  18. Your family’s holiday traditions.
  19. A funny family story.
  20. Interview a family member.
  21. Story behind your family name.
  22. Something that changed your life.

About You

  1. Your role model.
  2. A sport you enjoy.
  3. What would you get a tattoo of if pain/cost/permanence wasn’t an option.
  4. Someone you want to meet.
  5. Your biggest worries.
  6. Your ideal home.
  7. What can’t you live without.
  8. Words/phrases you overuse.
  9. Your preferred method of communication.
  10. How do you relax?
  11. Things you want to change in your life.
  12. Who do you miss?
  13. What have you take a risk on?
  14. The place you feel happiest.
  15. Your ultimate meal.
  16. The biggest risk you’ve taken.
  17. What do you find boring?
  18. What was the last lie you told?
  19. Regrets? Have you had a few?
  20. How do you take criticism?
  21. Five items you can’t live without.
  22. Have you ever broken the law? Would you ever break the law?
  23. What are you most proud of in your life?
  24. What charities do you support?


  1. What if?
  2. Never say never.
  3. Your top distractions when procrastinating.
  4. Pay it forward.
  5. Where do you get your news from?
  6. Slang in your area.
  7. Searching down the back of the sofa.
  8. What would you risk your life for?
  9. An infograph about a topic you love/know.
  10. Check out the ebooks on Smashwords – try something new and blog about it.
  11. Frequently asked questions in your life.
  12. Try a film/tv show/book/band you’d never normally consider and review it.
  13. Something you bought that was worth every penny.
  14. Something you’ll never buy again.
  15. What the world needs more of.
  16. Conspiracy theory you believe in.
  17. Online friends.
  18. Phobias
  19. How do you deal with racism/homophobia/sexism etc.
  20. Do you still read print magazines and newspapers – if so which ones?
  21. Awards for little things or random things that don’t exist but should.
  22. Addiction
  23. Favourite youtube videos.
  24. Your fave twitter/pinterest/instagram accounts.

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