Are you considering starting a blog? Good!
Now that you want to become a blogger, you have to decide on what your blog will be all about. It is truly you can always start a blog talking about anything and everything but that types of blogs aren’t often successful.
This is because people search the Internet for only one reason; to solve a problem. The problem may be varies that is, it may be to find answer to a question or for entertainment reason. But when readers are looking for ways to solve a problem and your blog is nothing but ramblings on random topics, how is it going to solve their problem?
That’s why niche is very important in blogging. For instance, if you want to be current on technology trends, you’ll follow technology blogs because you trust that they’ll continuously solve your problem.
How To Find Your Niche
Below post will guide and assist you to choose the right niche for your blog.
v Choose Something You Know and Love
The best way to choose your niche is to select what you’re passionate about. I know it may sound funny and unrealistic to you but there’s a reason for it.
Several things occurred when you blog about what you’re passionate about:
v You’re less likely to abandon your blog in the future.
v Also you’re more likely to have enough time for your blog.
v So also you’re less likely to run out of ideas.
v It will show in your writing, and your readers can feel that. This will in turn increase your follower.
How To Find Your Passion
Are you confused of what passion is; kindly consider the following when choosing your passion.
v What are your hobbies?
v What do you enjoy reading and learning mostly?
v How do you spend your leisure?
v What is the topic you could spend hours on if permitted?
v Which class or department did you belong to in your high school or college?
Find A Hole In The Market
Honestly, no matter what niche you choose to write about, there are already millions of blog out there in that same niche. But not everyone has explored all the nick and cranny of every niche. That’s where your rewards can come in.
You can also narrow your niche either by focus on a certain geographical area or by adjusting your target audience to those who rarely get attention like learners and versus advanced individuals in your industry.
Know Why You Want To Start A Blog
People start blogs for different motives. Nowadays, blogging has become a great way to:
Make Money:- Yes, it is true that people are making real money and enjoying their living through blogging but this cannot just come in day so it takes time and commitment.
Become A Better Person:- Blogging help someone to be creative through thinking and communicating.
Improve Your Writing Skill:- As blogging deals with writing and posting of articles at regular interval, therefore it improves your writing skill.
Become Popular:- Blogging is another way of making yourself known widely, if you doubt it then you can ask Makinde Azeez (CEO Naijaloaded.com).
Choose What Your Blog Will Focus On
As it has been discussed above, there are many niche you can focus your blog on below are some examples
Technology, Entertainment, Marketing, Religious, Fashion, Blogging, Articles and so on.
Decide Which Of The Blogging Platform You Will Use
There are many blogging platform out there in which you can choose from some are Blogger, WordPress, Tumblr, Squarespace, Ghost, Drupal, Joomla but I choose blogger for the purpose of this tutorial.
Create Your Blog
Having understand all the above listed guides then you can proceed to create a blog. But before you started it make sure you have a functional Gmail account for example email@example.com.
Go to www.blogger.com
Click on create a new blog and insert the name you want to use for your blog then select a template from those listed by Google.
NOTE:- Your template will determine the outlook of your blog and therefore it can still be changed if you didn’t like it.
After you’ve created your blog, your blog should look like this yourfriend.blogspot.com
So the next time you go to blogger just use your login details to enter blogger and start posting to your blog.
Hope this tutorial was helpful. Or are you confused? Feel free to ask any question as regard this topic from us and if you want us to assist you to design your blog you can reach us through our Contact page.