How to find a profitable blog niche in 4 steps

Alright, let’s cut the crap and get straight to how to find a best blogging niche in 4 easy steps. Let’s dive in!

1. Brainstorm ideas

At this level, you just need to list down the ideas that you can to start a blog on. Explore magazines, T.V, Internet your surroundings and even take-a-peek into your life to spark some ideas.

2. Pick the niche that you love

Hopefully you have noted down topics in the above step. Now it is time to validate.

Filter the niches that you love most from the list.

Blogging is for the long-haul players who patiently put thousands of hours creating content, building audience and enjoy the process.

SO, Ask yourself:

  • Will I get bored if I go with this niche?
  • Can I consistently put myself into learning more about this niche?

3. Pick the niche that generate traffic

What if the niche you choose has less potential?

Don’t pick such niche!

Make sure there’s enough audience in niche that you’re going to blog about. Where there’s a demand, there will be supply.

Here’s how you can find the popularity of any topic:

Let’s say you want to blog about gardening.

Signup for SEMrush tool, type “gardening” in the input bar and search. You might see:

As you can see, the topic gardening is highly popular and in-demand. It has monthly searches of 855.7K globally, 441K keyword variations, and more than 4.2B results on the Internet.

Yes, the niche is competitive but if you start a blog and rank well for it’s keywords, then you can hustle like a boss.

4. Pick the niche that is profitable

What good is the thousands of traffic if it is not generating you the revenue?

You need to think beyond the traffic. Ask yourself: Does the niche have:

  • Products that I can sell?
  • Affiliate programs?
  • High PPC keywords to earn through traditional ads?
  • Businesses that are willing to promote via sponsored content?
  • An audience base that can buy eBooks, courses if I’d offer?


I’m sure that analyzing the above factors will give you the roadmap to finding a profitable blog niche.

Have any questions to shoot? Let me know in the comments.

10 thoughts on “How to find a profitable blog niche in 4 steps”

  1. Chayan Chakrabarti

    Hey Mudassir,
    This is a massive guide about niche selection. Yes I have tried a few steps to find my niche when I started, keep up the excellent work bro.

  2. Hey!

    Amazing content brother. Very useful for the newbie bloggers who are confused about choosing a niche. You have covered almost everything in this post. Really I enjoyed reading this article.

    Sayem Ibn Kashem


    hey bro,
    you have done a great job. It really helps me a lot of .your content is great and effective.

    well done bro

  4. Akinduyo Eniola

    Hi Mudassir,
    I see choosing a niche as the most overwhelming stage for newbies.

    The battle of writing about everything they are passionate about against settling for a niche is fierce.

    And I love how you fully explained the nitty gritty of choosing a niche.
    The part of choosing a niche based on affiliate products is a premium advice.

    Thanks for sharing man.

    1. Much appreciated stopping here, Akinduyo and yes, choosing a niche that have various affiliate products is a solid advantage for new bloggers. Have a great Sunday there ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Hey Mudassir ,

    Excellent post with fabulous work. You have really provided a good article regarding niche selection. Your tips are also great and i truly like them. You have used good points here and elaborated them very nicely that are really providing a good and deep understanding. Yes i completely agree with your point that choosing a profitable niche really matters a lot. Adopting & implementing your tips will be helpful for those who are willing for a profitable blogging niche selection.

    After going through this complete guide i really gain ideas and am sure that this post is definitely going to help lots of people, readers and especially newbies for selecting a profitable blogging niche.

    Eventually thanks for sharing your knowledge, ideas and such an informative post.


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