Finding your blogging niche should be the first and foremost thing which a Blogger carefully considers before starting a blog. This is very important if you are blogging for financial profit.

Ideally a Blogger should choose a topic or niche he is knowledgeable and passionate about. Also, a Blogger should consider the direct competition as well as the purpose of creating the blog before stating the blog.How To Find Your Blogging Niche

This article will aims at considering these Points in details in an attempt to assist you in choosing a niche for your blog. This article is useful for new bloggers as well as old bloggers that may want to start a new blog.

Discovering Your Interests

One of the first things to consider by a Blogger is his personal interests. This is important because if you are passionate and knowledgeable about your chosen niche you will find it easy to come up with posts ideas and you are also likely to be highly successful.

This success can be attributed to the fact that your blog visitors can sense your passion for the subject matter and greatly appreciate your knowledgeable posts.

Your interest may range from subjects which are widely popular to subjects which are less popular. However, there will likely be interested readers irrespective of your blog subject. Therefore as a Blogger you should not be discouraged to blog about even the most unsung subjects.

However, if you want to blog for financial profit then it is advisable you go for niches which appeal a larger audience.

Assessing the Competition

Once you have selected one or more niches or subjects you are considering for your blog, it is now time to begin assessing the competition.

To do this, you need to start visiting others Blogs in your selected niche or topic. This will give you a good indication of whether or not the market is already filled with lots of Blogs on the subject as well as the quality of the existing Blogs on this subject.

Based on this information you should be able to decide whether or not you are capable of contending for blog traffic with the existing Blogs.

Know the Purpose of the blog

Another important point to consider is the purpose of your blog. Blogs can be created for various reasons such as: financial gains, personal use, and educational purpose or to promote a cause.

If you are creating a blog for personal use then you may only wish to consider your own interests when starting a blog because you are not likely seeking high blog traffic. However, if you are creating a blog for purpose of generating profit or promoting a cause you do have to consider Factors such as ability to generate traffic. in this case you should choose a niche that appeals to a large audience. Also, the internet should not be saturated with Blogs on this niche because it will be a bit difficult for your new blog to garner a share of blog traffic.

Finally, you should choose a niche where you are confident of not only making regular posts but also ensure these posts are original, informative and interesting.

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3 comments

  1. Sheryl Hackworth // August 27, 2011 at 9:16 PM  

    I think that this article is spot on with your advice. I think that it is very important to be passionate about what you write about. If a person is passionate about the subject that generally tends to come through their writing. Great advice.

  2. Raj @ Blogging Tips & Tricks // August 27, 2011 at 9:24 PM  

    I prefer and suggest my visitors to follow their interests.. it is the best thing and makes your blog more live...

  3. G2One Network // September 1, 2011 at 3:37 PM  

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