what is your blogging niche? do you have one or are you still trying to figure this out? this has been on my mine lately since i read this post from venus trapped in mars.
finding a blogging niche is hard. with me, since i don't have much fashion sense, i don't like diy projects, i am not the best cook and don't like cooking, and i sure as heck am not going to be a fitness blogger in this life or the next, i don't know where i stand. when i tell people about my blog and they ask what i blog about, i say i blog about entertainment and life, and the category is lifestyle. but that is very generic, right? i try to come up with fun topics, and i try to balance out my thoughtful posts with fun posts. i try to not be preachy. but i still am at a loss when someone asks me what my blog is about. my instinct is just to say "i don't know, i just write."
a blogger who has done very well for herself making money off her blog told me once that at a blogging conference, she met with a vendor who when he asked her what her blogging category was and she said "date night ideas" he said "thank you so much for having a valid answer. so many bloggers don't even know what their niche is. that makes it hard for vendors to work with them." and i haven't been able to get that out of my head. if i am blogging to make money and to reach out to people, make friends and entertain, then i need a niche, don't i?
so maybe you can help. what do you think my blogging niche is? personally, i think the majority of bloggers are lifestyle, and they write about their lives, their clothes, what they want to write about. and they blog for themselves. i think it is few and far between that bloggers have a very specific niche or category, like sarah is a sports blog, that girl was a dating blog, some are craft blogs, some are family blogs.
so please, dear readers, help me know where i fall. it would be much appreciated.