Getting Your Ideas Organized With Mind Mapping

If you’re like me, you have created your blog and looking to create great content.  With that being said, I have so many ideas I want to write about and not sure where to start.  I needed a way to focus my efforts on an idea and write the best content that I can.  Having organized ideas usually leads to successful execution.  I needed to find a way to become organized with my ideas.  Then I stumbled upon Mind Maps

What is a Mind Map?

Well according to Wikipedia it is “A mind map is a diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked to and arranged radially around a central key word or idea. Mind maps are used to generate, visualize, structure, and classify ideas, and as an aid in study, organization, problem solving, decision-making, and writing.”

 

There are several different programs/apps that will help you out. One of my favorites is iMindMap.  I will provide several others at the end of this post.

How Mind Maps Works For You

The best thing about mind maps is that you get all your ideas in place.  Having all your ideas in one location, help you not only see them on paper, but allow you to organize an approach to delivering get content to your blog.  Basically your documenting your brain and the way your brain works with allows for better organization in the long run.   If your interested in writing an E-Book here is a great article from Darren on Problogger about using Mind Mapping for creating a E-Book.

Here is an example of a Mind Map.  As you can see it is broken out by passions.  Each line for the center goes to a different main idea. From that main idea its going into other “descriptive areas”. These subsections can make great blog posts.  Of course you will have to do some investigations on the topics to see which one would make killer blog posts.  With mapping your mind your ideas just flow out and can give you unlimited organized ideas.

Average People May Apply

You don’t have to be an expert to make money from your blogs. All you really have to do is provide information that they want.  If you offer something people want even though you’re not an expert , they will buy it.   So start Mind Mapping today, who knows you may come across a killer idea, blog about it and start making the Passive Income of your dreams.

As I Mentioned Above: Links to Amazing Mind Mapping software.

iMindMap – iMindMap for your iPhone, iPad, Android device or web browser – total freedom to capture ideas wherever you go.

MindNode Pro  – Mac Desktop App

Mind Mapping for Dummies (Actually a book but contains great content)

Be sure to check back in the next few days, as my July 2012 Passive Income report will be posted.Feel free to comment on the post, as I read every single one and will try to get back to you.

Mike

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About Mike Nowak
Little by Little I am learning how to make money on the internet. From mobile apps to marketing, I am exploring all options in a way to stop working for the man. I am excited to share my experiences with and hope we can both achieve success from this. Feel free to comment and ask questions and don't forget to follow

2 Responses to Getting Your Ideas Organized With Mind Mapping

  1. Hi Mike,

    Great to see you are using mind maps this way.

    A mind map also is a great tool to create structure for your website, organize the content in a good order, and looks really good as a sitemap.

    How are you using the mindmap to make money online?

    Perhaps this article on using free mind mapping software is something your readers like to know about:
    http://mindmapcentral.com/a-professional-mind-mapping-program-free-absolutely

    Many thanks!

  2. Cinda says:

    I need to to thank you for this great read!! I definitely
    enjoyed every bit of it. I have got you bookmarked to look at new things you post…

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