File this post under resources because I have a ton of links for you. Below you will find online resources for finding and tracking trending topics. Following popular trends can help with niche idea generation for blogging ideas, keyword research starters and niche blog ideas. We’ll go into much of this later but, for right now, you can browse these trending topic resources and see exactly what might work for you. Have I missed any? Feel free to add more in the comments below.
Books & Magazines
- Magazine Subscriptions
- Barnes & Noble Hot Books: Bestselling and in the News
- Barnes & Noble Cool Books: Titles We’re Talking About
- HashTag.org - Hashtag wiki & Twitter Trends collaboration
- Trendsmap.com - Real-time mapping of Twitter trends across the world.
- What the Trend – Find out what’s trending on Twitter and why.
- Mashable Trending Topics
- Mashable Trending — News and Reviews
- Yahoo! News – Trending Now
- Slate Trending News Channel
- NY Times Most Popular
- TechSpot – Currently Trending in Technology
- Search Engine Watch – Trending topics News (#SEW)
- New Delhi Television (India) Trends
- WebProNews Social Media Trends
- Digg- Trending
- Digg – Top in 24 Hours
- Digg – Top in 30 Days
- Alexa top 500 sites on the web
- MetaCafe Trending Topics - Not very helpful but pretty funny
- Livestream – What’s Trending
- Trends Buzz – Most popular search terms and latest buzz covering all topics in the Internet.
- YouTube Trends
- Trending Topics – Hot Wikipedia Topics, Served Fresh Daily