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Today, we wanted to share a sample of one of the exclusive articles that was featured two weeks ago in our newsletter.

33 Ideas For Brainstorming Blockbuster Content

Ideation is the core of creating content that drives traffic online. A terrible concept, under-researched idea, or simply a storyline with no substance isn’t going to get the job done.

People want to be shown, not told, and they want to feel a connection to content.

None of that happens via weakly researched content. Deep, meaningful content comes from lots of research, ideation, and is chosen from among a list of unused half-ideas to be polished into something amazing.

1) Mind Maps

There are lots of different ways to create mind maps out there.

contentwebThe basic concept is to start with your core topic and build a web of related topics spinning outward.

2) Collaboration (one-on-one)

Collaboration and group brainstorming are different due to the number of participants. Collaboration is a one-on-one exercise, and thus the chemistry between those working in such a setting must be on point, or the exercise could end ugly.

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