How to Blog: Choose a Niche for Your Blog [Why Niches are Important]

SOURCE: ProBlogger


When starting a blog, it’s important to determine what your blog will be about, it’s specific special interest niche. Although blogs can be about anything and everything and there are no rules that dictate what you can blog about, which therefore means you can choose to do a random general interest one, there are definite advantages to choosing a niche topic, a number of which this article explains.

Niche-focused blogs, for instance, tend to have more reader appeal, attracting people drawn to that content. Advertisers and marketers are more likely to work with niche blogs, delivering more relevant advertising tuned to that blog’s specific audience interests. Niche blogs perform better on search engines as well. You’ll learn about these benefits, and more, a this article goes through the practical reasons why focusing on a niche topic is a more sensible approach to successful blogging.


“While I get many questions from bloggers asking for advice on ‘how to blog’ perhaps one of the biggest questions a new blogger needs to ask themselves before they move on to the HOW to blog question is ‘WHAT will I blog about?’

There is no real right or wrong answer to this question as blogs come in all shapes and sizes and focus upon all manner of topics. However thinking through the question before you start a blog will help you make some of the other decisions that you’ll want to make…”