The BIG List – 52 Types of Content Every Writer Needs

The BIG List – 52 Types of Content Every Writer Needs

Consider going to three or four websites/blogs and researching how they use some of these types of content. Write down those ideas on your editorial calendar now, instead of when you’re ready to write the post. Let me know how it goes!

  1. Animated gif
  2. Article
  3. Ask fans a question
  4. Behind-the-scenes
  5. Blog post
  6. Book review
  7. Case study
  8. Cheat sheet
  9. Checklist
  10. Client story or testimonial
  11. Comic or cartoon
  12. Company news
  13. Customer service questions
  14. eBook
  15. Exclusive content
  16. FAQs
  17. Guest post
  18. Guide
  19. History of company or industry
  20. How-to article
  21. Image
  22. Industry news update
  23. Infographic
  24. Interview
  25. Link or resource page
  26. List
  27. Movie review
  28. National holiday
  29. Opinion post
  30. Photo
  31. Podcast
  32. Podcast summary
  33. Presentation summary
  34. Press release
  35. Product review
  36. Reply to comments
  37. Research
  38. Research report
  39. Resources or link list
  40. Review of survey
  41. Review
  42. Share a blog post
  43. Share a fan’s photo
  44. Survey (ask)
  45. Survey (responses)
  46. To-Dos
  47. Tutorial
  48. Twitter chat summary
  49. Upcoming events (Pre- and Post- also)
  50. Vendor story or testimonial
  51. Video
  52. Video review

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