What types of content go into a business blog? For the most part, it should relate to your business or your industry. That means news and information your customers can use, such as explorations of services you offer, reviews of products you stock, interviews with employees or industry leaders, roundups of useful information from other sites, advance notices for upcoming sales and community events, and more. You can even blog about blogging (as we are doing here), so long as it helps your customers.
Finally, let’s talk about finding subject matter. After a while, even experienced bloggers run out of ideas. And, frankly, writing for blogs is a very different proposition than writing newsletters, emails, and flyers. If you’re having trouble coming up with content ideas, here are a couple ways to get started:
Starting a business blog takes time or money (if you choose to hire someone to do it for you), but it’s a worthwhile investment. To get started, check out HubSpot’s free ebook, An Introduction to Business Blogging. It’s a short and easy read, but one that every business blog owner needs.