Originally Posted by IceToEskimos
Along the lines of what Hobbster said: if you can find longtails in your niche, or even just lower volume KWs with low CI's, you can use those as article titles, and then try to rank those posts.
The aggregate search volume is the only thing that matters at the end of the day. It doesn't really matter how you get there.
Got it! I dont know why I didnt think to do that. Guess I just fell in love with all the high search volumes of the big keywords (and ignored the competition, too!)