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Rachel Matthews Jennifer Schmidt
A Southern FairyTale Balancing Beauty
@sthrnfairytale and Bedlam
Mom Generations Nester Smith
@AudreyMcClellan The Nesting Place
Green and Clean Heather Solos
How do you find a niche?
If you could blog about anything without thinking
of finding an audience, what would the topic be?
What message is important enough to you that
you can write about it day in and day out?
Niche bloggers. . .
. . .love to write about . . . wake up every
their topic vs simply morning ready and
loving to write. ~ Nester willing to write about
their topic. ~ Audrey
Defining vs Confining
My love of food and cooking Sometimes it can be limiting,
quickly became the focus of my there are times I want to write
writing. ~ Rachel about other ideas and it
doesn’t always fit. ~Sommer
The love I have for my niche
keeps the act of writing
enjoyable. ~ Sommer
Maturing in Your Niche
Chances are if you don’t like
writing a style of posts, as a Consistent growth is a
reader, we don’t either. Or if we demanding goal; persevere
do, then you are attracting an through plateaus. Reevaluate
audience of readers who will occasionally, but change
continue to demand things from incrementally.
you that you don’t like giving. ~ ~ Heather
Make friends not enemies. Help promote
their content, link to their posts, retweet their
links, and applaud their success. ~ Sommer
There is always a way to separate and define
yourself. Never stop finding ways to differentiate
your content from others in the same field ~
Engage and value your readers' contributions,
through personal response or other creative
means. ~ Heather
Find and follow other bloggers in your niche; build
relationships, support, encourage, and learn from
their wisdom and experience. ~ Rachel
Find your passion.
Love what you do.
Engage as you create.
Build your dream.
But most of all,
enjoy the journey.
Niche Blogging Panel