One of the first questions people ask when you tell them that you’re a blogger is, “What do you write about?” For many, the excited, honest answer is that you write about whatever you want! That can be a great joy that comes from blogging. You can speak your mind and get feedback and communication with people who are interested in the same things you are.
But that same joy can cause a big problem — there’s a difference between blogging and journaling, especially if your goal is to gain readers and make money. If you post most often about what you cook, that’s what users will visit your site to read about, not the occasional rants about your immediate ant problem in your kitchen or how you didn’t get to go to the pool today like you thought you would.
If you’re about to start a blog or just started recently, you’re in the perfect position to consider what niche your writing falls into. Figuring this out is essential to having a successful blog, because readers will grow if you stay consistent with a topic they’re interested in, and that’s not the only benefit. Keep reading to learn how to choose a niche for your blog. Read More