There was a post a while ago discussing how and why to explore which questions people ask in your niche. We have agreed that it is invaluable information which is necessary to collect and analyze. So here’s another tool to add to your arsenal: Hunch. Here’s what you can do with it:
Hunch is a cool tool designed to help people make decisions:
Hunch’s answers are based on the collective knowledge of the entire Hunch community, narrowed down to people like you, or just enough like you that you might be mistaken for each other in a dark room. Hunch is designed so that every time it’s used, it learns something new. That means Hunch’s hunches are always getting better.
1. Browse related questions and answers:
2. Get more research and post ideas with inter-mediate questions
(They help to define the end-result)
In choosing what to ask you, Hunch’s question selection algorithm tries to do two things. First, it tries to find a question which will discriminate well among the remaining possible decision outcomes for you – thus filtering the remaining choices from “many” to “fewer”. Second, the algorithm looks for a question which can help optimize and rank the remaining decision results to present you with the ones you’ll like the most. It’s trying to ensure that you’ll like outcome #1 better than outcome #5.
3. Browse related topics to broaden the scope:
In any case, Hunch is a good place to go if you need more content ideas for your site.
The tool was reviewed under SEJ policy.