HOT TOPICS: Blog it while it’s hot!By: Aalia S.
What’s all the hub-bub, bub?
What are the hot topics? What’s the buzz? What’s new? What’s everyone talking about? You can easily barge into even personal conversations with these questions.
And guess what? Figuring out the internet’s hot topics can get you into noticed online too! Think of the current hot topics as free ideas to help generate content that people really want to read.
Hot topics! What exactly are they?
- Everyone knows something about them…
- Everyone wants to know something more about them…
- Everyone wants to know more about them, NOW
- Google loves these topics!!
Google hot topics are like twitter’s trending topics. These topics are buzzing around on the internet, on twitter or via site feeds etc. And they’re updated hourly!
Take a look at the Hot Topics on Google Trends and pick one you want to say something about, and that fits with your blog’s overall theme. Hate or love it, blog your ideas while they are still hot.
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This doesn’t end here… If you’ve already got Google Trends open on another tab on your browser right now, take a look at the panel on the right.
Hot Searches! What are they?
- Everyone’s been searching them
- Everyone’s been searching them more and more
- These are the fastest-rising searches!
But how can you use this to your advantage? Think about it as a way to tag/entitle your posts. The more of those keywords you use, the more visibility you get over the internet.
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OK this doesn’t end here still… Take a look at the search bar. Type in any keyword and see the trends for that. What’s even better is that you can compare two keywords check the about section for more information.
So what’s the difference between the two?
Hot Topics = Topics that people have been talking about lately.
Hot Searches = Topics that people have been searching for lately.
You’re still here reading this? GO! Subscribe to our feed or mailing list, then head over to Google Trends and get writing about the hot topics in your niche.