So you want to start a blog? Great!
You’ve come to the right place. But before you get started, it’s important to know what kind of blog would best fit your style and interests. Some people like to share different things about themselves in each post; others like blogging on one topic or subject. There are also bloggers who try something new every day – from cooking recipes, crafting projects, DIY projects, even travel guides!
What is a blog niche?
Choosing a blog niche is actually selecting topics for your blog. It’s understanding what are the most relevant subjects for you to write about in order to stay focused on one subject area.
Many bloggers simply write about whatever pops into their minds which is not a great strategy for long-term success. Especially if you want your blog to eventually generate income and become something more than just an online diary with a small handful of readers tuning in for your musings.
Instead of writing about anything and everything, choose a clear topic area that you will focus on. Once readers find your blog, they need to know what type of content to expect from you and it is much easier if the content caters to one specific niche.
How to Choose a Blog Niche Idea
Find a topic that you’re passionate about and can write well on. Make sure you do some research to find out the name of blogs related to your interests, and see which ones are successful.
Is there something in particular you like doing?
Doing what we love is often what brings us joy! Consider blogging about an activity or hobby you enjoy like anything from cooking, photography, knitting (or crocheting), crafting projects, or DIY projects – anything goes!
Determine your niche by contrasting yourself with other bloggers in the same space:
Does this blog have more design inspiration than fashion tips? Does it focus on organic food as opposed to restaurant reviews? Is it mostly travel guides versus hiking trails? Researching this will help get you started.
Blog Niche Ideas
Some of the best blog niche ideas are topics that you’re passionate about. Here are a few niche ideas to get your creative juices flowing:
– Cooking, baking, and home decorating
– Gardening and nature tours
– Fashion tips for men or women
– Parenting with an emphasis on natural parenting methods
You might also take into consideration what interests your friends or family members – because after all, when it comes down to it they want the best content too! Design inspiration can be found at sites like Etsy or Pinterest as well. If you have kids in school there may be some great opportunities in education as well; find out if there is any way to share insights from their classroom on a regular basis.
How to Brainstorm Blog Niche Ideas
As part of this process, it’s great to think about what you’re passionate about. What do you enjoy doing? Do you love reading books or sharing your favorite recipes? Are there certain hobbies that drive your creativity? What kind of topics are interesting and engaging for other readers like yourself?
It can also be helpful to start thinking outside the box! Who knows how many people might want tips on home organization or even wedding planning.
Or maybe something more basic – cooking with kids! Or personal defense for women – you can write about products or martial arts, or laws…there is really so much to write about. Or Or… I can list a million different topics. If you need ideas, make sure to join our group!
The next step is figuring out which blog niche suits your interests best: foodie, fashionista, mom blogger… There is a perfect category waiting for you.
Not quite sure what Niche you Want to Write About?
Here are some popular Blog Niche Ideas
These are ALWAYS popular and won’t go out of style soon. Not quite finding what you are looking for? Instead of so broad, think about niching down even more. What interests you? Crocheting, salt water fishing, or something else? You can concentrate on even smaller niches.
Good blog topics can be about anything. What is your passion? What are you good at? Do you have a hobby that you love to share with others, or do you want to start something new and document the experience for future reference? The possibilities are endless! Get creative and think outside of the box.
Sit down with a piece of paper and write down 10 blog niches that interest you and go from there.
I have multiple blogs because I’m interested in many different things like blogging about working from home, organizing your home, gardening, and more! But…I highly suggest starting with one blog and getting it set up before you branch out to others. Once one blog is finished with several articles added, you can start on another one but make sure to actively build the first one. You won’t want to look around and realize you have several unfinished blogs. Trust me, I know from experience.
What are the most profitable niches
The most profitable blogging niches are ones that can constantly answer questions. It also have to be one that you are passionate about or can at least write about often. That’s why the best blogging niche is usually something like finances, parenting, pets, fashion, beauty and makeup care-giving etc. These niches always have a need for content because there’s always someone looking for advice in these fields.
Once you find your blogging niche, it’s time to get down-to-business. A profitable blog is a must if you want to make money from this venture and be able to quit your day job. The best way to start making money with a blog is by selling advertising space on the site or promoting affiliate marketing products in order for them to pay off big dividends later on when traffic starts pouring in.
Let us know in the comments or in our working at home mom group what you are interested in blogging about!