1. 5 Different Content Types That Will Make Your Blog Stand Out (And How To Make Them) You've heard you can stand out by creating quality content. Yeah, yeah. But who's helped you understand what that means? Here are 5 unique ways to create awesome content that will help your blog stand out from the rest. 1 Infographics Even if you don't feel comfortable creating your own infographic, embed other folks' graphics on your blog to prove a point (just give those folks credit). Make your own Infographics using tools like Canva, infogr.am, and Piktochart. Embed other folks' infographics into your posts to prove your points (just give them credit). Find ideas from Pinterest and Alltop Infographics. 2 Videos Video is extremely popular with more than 864,000 hours uploaded to the Internet every day. Use it to prove your points, give tutorials, and create super shareable content. Do it yourself using your phone and free tools like VideoHance, Hyperlapse, and Stop Motion. Capture a raw video of your screen and you speaking from your computer using ScreenFlow. Produce a professional video with an agency. 3 News Industry Look for breaking news and other updates that no one is really talking about...yet. The sooner you can share the news, the more likely your audience will appreciate it. And you will get a lot more social shares, too! Subscribe to get news fast from your favorite sources like Alltop, The Next Web, and others. Get info from your favorite blogs and news services through RSS readers like Feedly. Create the post quickly yet robustly, citing where you learned about the news. 4 Round Ups Curate the best content from your industry to become the go-to-source for all information. Keep track of the best blogs in your niche using RSS readers like Feedly. Choose the posts that offer a totally new perspective. Summarize the big ideas from the posts to prove your content is worth reading and subscribing to. 5 Book Reviews Read the entire book (it's lame to give advice without all the facts). Summarize what the book is about, the big ideas, and why reading the whole thing would benet your readers. Write a post about how you implemented what you learned from the book and your results. Help your audience learn the main points from the awesome books you've read. That gives them a reason to check back in with you as a go-to source for awesome summaries and recommendations. Start planning your new content with your 14-day free trial of CoSchedule todayyour social media and content marketing editorial calendar.