One way to satisfy your blog readers is to think like them. You have to know what they want, how much they want and when they want it.

This is not easily done but I have come up with 2 simple ways to get to know what your blog readers are thinking.

How To Think Like Your Readers?

I know you are not super heroes neither do you have super powers to get inside of people’s mind to see what they are thinking, because if you could then I don’t think you would be blogging.

Getting inside of people’s mind can be hard yet easy at the same time. So what will you need to do in order to know what others are thinking?

<strong><li>Ask Questions</li></strong>

This is straight and up forward. This is the best way to get inside of your readers minds, by asking questions.

For example: Tia Peterson from has a post entitled Your Turn: You Ask, I Answer Your Blogging Questions where her blog’s visitors ask any blogging-related question and will be featured at her blog.

I think she has somewhat gotten into her blog readers mind, so she can now write blog posts to help her readers more effectively.

<strong><li>Launch A Poll</li></strong>

With the WP-Poll Plugin you can use this plugin to ask questions and make your blog readers vote. Depending on whatever question you ask, you can get in their minds. Results will tell what most are thinking by the majority of votes..

Group Discussion

I know getting in your readers, or anybody’s, mind is impossible but by asking questions can make them open up more to you.

What ways are you getting into your blog readers mind?


  1. chandan


    I always try to write by taking care about my visitor, Although I am not a good writer, but try to improve my writing.

    • Reply

      Thanks for your comment Chandan. Writing is very easy to do, it should be something that comes natural. I have a post here on how to develop good writing technique, I think that article would be good for you 🙂

  2. Dana


    Asking always the fastest way to know people thinking. Therefore, I think ask our readers about their needs is the best way.
    .-= Dana´s last blog ..Theme Junkie Great Discount: 50% Off =-.

  3. Haris


    Great tips Kharim!
    I have a similar post on my blog about making a strong relationship with your readers..

    And I agree with you, It’s important to share the ideas and thoughts of your readers, so you’re not just revolving around your own opinions.
    .-= Haris´s last blog ..Making a Strong Relationship With Your Readers! =-.

    • Reply

      Thanks for the comment Haris. If you have a relationship with your readers then this makes it better for both you and your blog 🙂

      Keep up the good work man

  4. Joe Boyle


    I’ve went over to Twitter and just asked a bunch of random questions occasionally. I’ve seen them end up in posts.

    When I see people ask interesting questions on Twitter, I also answer them in posts. It’s a great way to get other people to come over to your article.

    Rock on, Kharim!

  5. Reply

    Kharim, thanks for the intersting tips. You are quite correct saying that blog owner should know what his blog readers think of. However I do it in other way. Sometimes I just try to read through my blog as if I were not its owner but common web surfer. well, I can’t say it helps greatly, but sometimes i delete thing that seems to be too boring and not interesting.

  6. Reply

    I tend to ask questions within my blog posts on occasion. I also make myself available in many ways to readers. A great way to get to know your readers is by reading about them.

  7. Lakhyajyoti


    Really you have mentioned some good tips.I never applied these tips in my blog.But now thinking to give a try.
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  8. Hami


    starting with a small poll on your blog will let you know more about your audience, and you can then blog more effeciently with a more readable content..

  9. Tia


    Hi Kharim!

    I came across this after seeing the trackback. Thanks very much for referencing my post. Asking readers has turned out to be quite an adventure! It is certainly a good way to find out what your “most active” readers want to know. I make that distinction because I have passive readers who would probably ask very different questions, but, they are passive. 🙂
    .-= Tia´s last blog ..Blogger Q Answered: Is it worth changing themes to fit additional widgets? =-.

    • Reply

      Thanks for coming by Tia. I think that what you did was a great way to help your readers better.

      Keep up the good work hun and thanks for the comment 🙂

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