129 SEO Topic Ideas for Writing Your Next Blog Post

Every blogger strives for it –

The day when their blog posts ranks in Google #1…or #2…or #3 position!

According to studies, the number one position can bring you 33% more traffic than spot 2 or 3!

And, if you’re monetizing your blog, having this position is a goldmine.

But, you know what?

Even being on page one can give you globs of traffic…and income.

Smart Mom Ideas is a new blog of mine, and I have several blog posts on page one and many of them generate income for me.

As a new blogger, you don’t have to fight for the first spot in Google; instead try to make it to page 1.

Learning SEO writing doesn’t have to be hard.

What is challenging for many bloggers though is SEO research.

It’s finding the right keyword to write about.

Can I share a secret?

While it’s tangible to find the right keyword, the BEST metrics for ranking in Google is having a blog set up for SEO, having valuable content and backlinks.

That’s it.

So having an engaging blog audience has more weight than a keyword for many bloggers.

But, I do know that bloggers want to try to use keywords as a potential to gain ranking as a new blogger.

The Keywords to Try as a New Blogger

The easy keywords to try as a new blogger are longtail keywords.

These are long phrases that are precise –

Christmas crafts for moms

A Smart Mom Ideas blog post ranking #1


mom and toddler activities

A Smart Mom Ideas blog post ranking #1

Smart Mom Ideas has a lot of #1 spots for longtail keywords.

But here’s the thing –

A lot of them don’t have high searches (less than 500 searches a month).

But, that’s okay.

You want to know why?

Because when I optimized my old blog posts for SEO tactics, Google started ranking me for relevant keywords.

There are six pages of keywords associated with my blog post about Christmas crafts.

And the keywords with a lot of searches – thousands – I’m slowly ranking for. Over time and closer to the season, I hope to see this post ranking higher.

So, keywords is a longterm strategy that has to merry with having a blog primed for SEO.

As a new blogger you can attempt to rank for longtail keywords with a search volume of at least 100 searches a month to 500 searches a month – to start.

It’s MUCH EASIER to rank for the low hanging fruit than it is to try to compete with bigger blogs for a keyword they rank for already.

So, I’ll go over those types of keywords for your topic ideas that you can write about.

I’ll stick to common mom blog niches like – parenting, baby, organizing and pregnancy.

Parenting Keywords for Topic Ideas

The tool I’ll be using is a paid SEO tool, but you can do the same type of research with Ubersuggest.

For example, here is the page one of the result for parenting.

My paid SEO tool just gives us more options and variations of the keyword.

I will search for parent topic ideas and parenting topic ideas.

Parent Topic Ideas

I like the question section and can see that there are a lot of great ideas for blog posts – but we are looking for lower searched keywords, so I’ll dig deeper.

300-400 searches a month:

  • How losing a parent affects relationships 
  • Gifts for children who have lost a parent (slightly competitive, but you can write a very valuable gift guide with more tips and more suggestions than the top performing posts)
  • How to be a parent – can frame this as How to be a (Loving) Parent
  • How to parent grown children
  • Parent-child relationship
  • Parent organizing
  • Parent blog – you can do a roundup posts of the best parent blogs
  • Parent newsletters – you can roundup the best parenting newsletters
  • Parent classes – can talk about the best online parenting classes to help make you money!

100-300 searches a month:

  • What legal rights does a step parent have
  • What is a step parent
  • How to parent a teenager
  • How to co parent
  • How to parent a strong willed child
  • What to ask at a parent teacher conference
  • How to be a good sports parent
  • Why is parent involvement in schools important
  • What is it like to be a foster parent
  • Letter to child from parent
  • Parent choice overnight diapers
  • Parent survival kit
  • Parent facing stroller
  • Parent gifts
  • Will I be a good parent
  • Failing as a parent
  • Parent anniversary poems
  • Parent workshop ideas

Parenting Topic Ideas

300-400 searches a month:

  • What is authoritarian parenting
  • Parenting styles definition
  • Parenting techniques
  • Parenting tips toddlers
  • Parenting goals
  • Parenting courses

100-300 searches a month:

  • Parenting lessons
  • Parenting mistakes
  • Parenting your parents
  • Parenting practices
  • Parenting 2 year old
  • Parenting your powerful child
  • Parenting journal
  • Parenting problems
  • Parenting newborn
  • Parenting challenges

Baby Topic Ideas

300-400 searches a month:

  • How to stop baby from biting
  • How to help baby sleep through the night
  • How long to breastfeed baby
  • How to tell if baby is breech
  • When to babies start sitting
  • What to do for a baby with a cough
  • How to get an overtired baby to sleep
  • How long does it take to lose baby weight
  • How to get boogers out of baby nose
  • How to burp a sleeping baby
  • What do I need for a newborn baby
  • What does it feel like when the baby drops – this is pregnancy related
  • How to make baby bow headbands
  • How to tell if baby has fever
  • When to start baby led weaning

100-300 searches a month:

  • How to have a smart baby
  • How to prepare sweet potato for baby
  • What foods to start baby on
  • How much breastmilk does baby need – Can talk about a breast milk calculator
  • How to clean baby nose
  • How do you know if your baby has reflux
  • How to prevent flat head baby – This is plagiocephaly
  • How to get a fussy baby to sleep
  • What to feed a 10 month old baby
  • How to train baby to sleep in crib
  • What to do if baby has hiccups
  • How do you put a baby to sleep
  • How to suction baby nose

Organize Topic Ideas

300-400 searches a month:

  • How to organize your phone
  • How to organize drawer
  • How to organize craft supplies
  • How to organize a tool box
  • How to organize freezer
  • How to organize bookshelves
  • How to organize home
  • How to organize clothes without a dresser
  • How to organize a garage on a tight budget
  • How to organize bathroom
  • How to organize bedroom
  • How to organize toys
  • How to organize purse
  • How to organize chest freezer
  • How to organize home office
  • How to organize a small kitchen without a pantry
  • How to organize a refrigerator
  • How to organize kids toys
  • How to organize your home room by room
  • Organize tools
  • Organize room

100-300 searches a month:

  • How to organize family photos
  • How to organize small room
  • How to organize school supplies
  • How to organize jewelry in a drawer
  • How to organize cabinets
  • How to organize a playroom
  • How to organize your golf bag
  • How to declutter and organize
  • How to organize a baby dresser
  • How to organize bedroom

Pregnancy Topic Ideas

300-400 searches a month:

  • How long does it take to feel pregnancy symptoms
  • When to take a home pregnancy test
  • When does a baby drop in pregnancy
  • What is pregnancy brain
  • When do you take a pregnancy test
  • What to pack in hospital bag for pregnancy
  • How much caffeine during pregnancy
  • What are signs of pregnancy
  • How to avoid stretch marks during pregnancy
  • What is a tubal pregnancy
  • When pregnancy test positive
  • What helps with constipation during pregnancy
  • How soon can you feel nausea during pregnancy
  • Best pregnancy support belt
  • Pregnancy symptom
  • Body pillow pregnancy

100-300 search:

  • When does pregnancy sickness start
  • When does milk start leaking during pregnancy
  • What helps heartburn during pregnancy
  • How to announce pregnancy on Facebook
  • What helps pregnancy sickness
  • When does pregnancy nausea begin
  • Natural pregnancy
  • 20 week pregnancy
  • Pregnancy announcement videos
  • Heavy bleeding in pregnancy
  • Pregnancy old wives tales

Try Correlating Topic Ideas

This is a great start to your editorial calendar, but to take it step further, I would try to correlate these topics with Pinterest and with topics from other SEO tools like Ubersuggest.

Each SEO tool has different keywords so you can spend the time finding all the relevant keywords using different SEO tools.

From there, you can come up with an outline of your topic idea and make sure you incorporate some SEO writing in your post so that Google knows what your blog post is about.

For more help on learning about SEO check out these guides:

Tell me in the comments how you come up with topic ideas for your blog! I’d love to hear them!

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Great post Elna! I used to think SEO was so hard, and you’re right, it’s so much easier to rank for the low hanging fruit. Now I’m finding it fun to research and find those hidden gems.Reply to Deanna
Hi Deanna, Thanks so much! Yes, for new blogs low hanging keywords are the best approach!Reply to Elna
Hi Elna, Great tips and ideas for blog posts! I’m excited to try some of these post ideas with SEO in mind. I just started my blog and am trying to figure out all there is to know about SEO, so thank you!Reply to Heather
Hi Heather, Awesome! I hope you start gaining some traffic with those SEO topic ideas!Reply to Elna
Hi Elna, Thank you for these tips and blog post ideas, I just added a bunch of these to my content list for July! Your posts are always so helpful! Thank you!! HeatherReply to Heather
Hi Heather, So glad you found some amazing SEO keywords for your blog! Good luck!Reply to Elna
Hi there! Great info, thanks so much for sharing. I’m still trying to figure out/fine tune SEO. Kind regards, AmyReply to amy
Hi Amy, So happy you found some SEO keywords that are easy to rank for! Glad this post was helpful!Reply to Elna
Elna, you’re brilliant! This blog is incredibly helpful and makes so much sense. Despite our intuition, SEO is MUCH more likely with lower ranking longtail keywords. Thanks!! I’m using this amazing information to strategically write SEO optimized blogs and web pages that have a better chance of standing out. I really appreciate your sharing info and providing collaborative opportunities through your amazing Facebook group. You’re my Digital Marketing mentor :).Reply to Karen
Hey Karen, So glad you enjoyed this post about SEO topic ideas! Yes, I love writing and SEO is playing a big role now that my blogs are older! Thank you so much for coming over and glad you found some awesome SEO blog topics to help rank your blog!Reply to Elna
Thanks a lot Elna. Am yet to make my first post on my new blog. Reading your post is so encouragingReply to Tejiri
Hi Tejiri, You’re welcome! So happy you found some good SEO topics for your blog!Reply to Elna
Great post Elna! What paid tool do you use for your keyword research?Reply to Keyona
Hi Keyona! Thanks for coming over! My paid keyword tool is ahrefs!Reply to Elna
Hi Elna, this is a such a great post! I have started doing this type of keyword research to help me write posts. I use Google’s suggestions at the bottom of search result to help me come up with more topics to write about. I think it’s helped because some of my posts have ranked well and my traffic has slowly grown over time. I know of Ubersuggests but haven’t used it. I’ll take a look at it today.Reply to Arlene
Hi Arlene, You’re welcome! Glad you found some SEO keywords and topic ideas to help you write a blog post for bringing more website traffic!Reply to Elna
This is a wonderful resource. Comprehensive and very helpful. Thank you for doing the research. This definitely gave me some ideas to add to existing posts as well as creating new ones!Reply to Cristy
Hi Cristy! You’re welcome! So happy you enjoyed this post and found some great topic ideas to help you grow your blog!Reply to Elna