How To Choose Your Niche

So are you ready to start your own niche blog? I believe the first most important thing for you to do is to choose your niche – no brainer, right? Finding the right niche for you to work on may not be that easy, however. There are some things that you need to consider in order to choose the right niche. What topic are you interested in? Interest is a very important thing. Think about it, you will be working on this blog every day (or maybe several days a week) for many weeks, months, or even years. If you do not have enough interest in the topic, how can you sustain your momentum? True, you can still plod on but would you really like having to write about something that is absolutely of no interest to you? Is the topic popular enough? Interest is important but it is not everything. Just because you are passionate about a topic does not mean that thousands, even hundreds, of people feel the same way. If you are aiming to attract people to your niche blog, then you should consider the potential of the niche. If there isn’t much potential and you want to make money off your niche, then I suggest scouting around for another niche that catches your interest. Will you be able to provide enough content? Content – and lots of it – will help you on your way to success. You should analyze your topic well and see if you can come up with lots of posts. Otherwise, you might find yourself floundering in the future.

Originally posted on September 28, 2008 @ 3:11 pm