How-to-choose-a-niche-for-blogging Do you understand, what is the blog? If yes, that means you are ready to move to the next step to start a blog. Do you know what is the niche and micro-niche? And do you know how to find the most profitable niche for your blog?
If you are also looking for the answer of above questions, then this blog niche guide is for you.
The next thing is to find the profitable niche for your blog. There is no doubt that you can go write about anything on your blog but it is hard to make such blog successful when competition is high.
No matter it`s you, me or someone else, we use the internet to get the right solutions for our problems. When a person looking for the answer to some particular question, he/she always like the site which strictly answers to the point without making the reader go through an unnecessary list of articles.
For example: If you want to fix a car and searching the answer on a news site then you end up wasting your time. But if you know a site which talks only about car issues and fixes, you will visit that site only.
That is the reason why Niche or micro niche blogs are more popular than multi-niche blogs. The best thing about niche blogs is that it helps you understand your audience in a much better way and offer them what is the best in the industry.
There is no doubt that it will not attract every single reader around the world, but it becomes more worthy for those who actually need that solution.
Most of the time newbie bloggers make the big mistake of not deciding the niche of the blog when they start a blog and later they get confused with a lot of topics and niche. This will make their readers walk away from their blogs quickly.
Remember: If you want to become a professional blogger, then your blog should be targeting some specific niche.
There are certain questions/factors that you need to take care when choosing a profitable niche for your blog.
Now let`s see how you are going to find the niche for your blog with the help of this complete blog niche guide.
Follow Your Passion:
If you have been reading popular blogs then you may have read it many times. Every professional and successful blogger advice you to start a blog on the niche, you are passionate about.
You may find it a joke, but there is a reason why every successful blogger advice you to choose the niche of your own interest.
When you blog about your passion or niche of your own interest, you will enjoy many benefits:
1) You will never get bored.
2) You will enjoy working on your blog niche and become more productive.
3) You will not only write in an old-fashioned way but also bring new ideas into existence.
4) You will spread the word about your blog wherever you go.
5) You will deliver this passion from your words to the reader and readers will enjoy coming on your blog again and again.
But if you choose a niche just for the sake of money or the niche that you find profitable but do not have the interest in that, then you will harm your blog in long run. You will never feel satisfied and never deliver the same feeling.
The worse case is when you choose a niche but do not have good knowledge about the niche and it will show in your words. Noone likes to read an amateur blog.
Now you may ask, how can you find that if your passion is monetizable? or how can you find your passion for starting a blog?
How to find your passion as blogging niche?
Are you daring enough to follow your passion and do you want to make money blogging with it? You may find it difficult to choose a profitable blogging niche from your passion.
Here are the few questions which will help you to find your passion:
1) Write down your hobbies and find what you like the most.
2) Do you spend your time reading, writing and enjoying about your passion?
3) What is the topic on which you can talk for hours without thinking again?
4) What you enjoy the most when reading and writing?
5) What you enjoy at school at college?
6) What you can enjoy doing without caring about salary?
7) What you think can help you to motivate others to follow you?
If you are still not able to find your passion, then you can do what I did.
Make a list of the topics of your interest. Now try writing an article for every single topic before actually starting a blog. If you find it hard to write and get irritated or out of ideas, that means the topic is not good for you.
This will help you to save yourself from wasting money on the non-interested niche.
But if you enjoy writing about the topic and gain a boost from inside that you can write more about the topic that means you are shaking hands with your passion.
This will help you to do more research and find more ideas to write few more posts before you actually start a blog.
SO now you know how to find your passion for deciding the blogging niche.
How to find if your passion is a profitable niche for blogging?
No matter what niche you choose, there is already a list of blogs available for every niche. You also do not want to choose a niche where you get traffic but don`t earn any money.
You may also do not want to choose a niche which is good to make money but has not traffic.
A good and profitable niche for blogging is always that which is related to your own interest, helps you make money and has a good amount of traffic.
Here are the few ways which will help you to find if your interest is a profitable niche.
1) Check Business Value of your Niche:
Everyone is this world work for money. You never want to waste his/her time doing a work or job in which you will not earn anything.
It is really necessary that you should check the market value of your niche.
You can do this very easily.
For example: If you want to start a blog on domain services, then first go to Google.com, Type the keyword you want to use in your blog such as “best domain services”.
You will see the ads before Google search result. This is the indication that the topic is profitable as businesses are spending money to promote the products.
2) Check Search Volume of Your niche:
Go to Google Keyword Planner and search for the keyword. Go to “Keyword Ideas” and you will see the Avg. Monthly searches. If the search result is 100k or more that means the niche you are choosing is in high demand and you can start your blog on it.
You can also take the help of SEMRush tool to know the organic search volume and CPC rate of the keyword or niche.
3) Check Google Trends:
Before starting a blog on the niche of your interest, you should first check the latest trends and find the future of your niche. You can take help of Google trends to find if the keyword or the niche you want to start a blog about is in trends. If the graph of the trend is rising that means niche has a good future.
Remember: What you start today will decide your future.
Now, you have found the best and profitable niche for blogging according to your own interest. You can move to the next step.
In coming Days, I will answer these questions to help you start a professional blog.
- How to choose a domain name?
- How to choose a template?
- How to choose a web hosting?
- How to make money blogging?
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