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The 21 Most Profitable Niches for Beginning Bloggers in 2021

21 Most Profitable Niches for Beginning Bloggers in 2021
April 6, 2021

The 21 Most Profitable Niches for Beginning Bloggers in 2021

Apr 06, 2021
Devyani Paliwal
Devyani is an ACJ graduate with a bachelors in English Literature. A voracious reader since her school days, cinema aficionado and music enthusiast, she has been doing content writing for some time now.

Blogging as a profession has really picked up pace in the past few years. But as with any other profession, there are a lot of questions that aspiring bloggers have, and the most important one is - which niche should be pursued to be successful? In this article, we’ll be systematically clearing all your doubts, including which niches are the most profitable. 

What is Blogging?

A blog refers to websites that provide information in the digital space. Mostly, blogs are written in an informal language with the sole purpose of putting the point across that the blogger is trying to explain. 

Blogging, therefore, refers to the act of maintaining an online journal or an informational website for the people to go through, and the entries are displayed in a manner that the latest ones appear on the top. 

What is a Blog Niche?

A blog niche is essentially the running theme of your blog or the topic around which all your content will be centered. You will get the answer to what your blog niche is by asking a simple question - What is your blog going to be about?

This is naturally a very important question for any aspiring blogger as it can make or break their blogging career.  Even though just going with the flow and writing about whatever suits one's fancy is also an option, it is not a feasible option in the long run. 

This is because if you're looking to build your career in this field, you'll need to stick to one niche and establish yourself as an expert in it to start generating an income. Further, it will also give your readers a solid idea of what to expect from you.

How to Choose a Niche?

While finding your niche is not exactly rocket science, it’s a decision that an aspiring blogger needs to take very seriously. To simplify the process to some extent, concentrate on these three factors:

  • Your passion for the topic
  • Whether other people are also passionate about that topic
  • If it can be pursued to generate income in the long run

While it is easier said than done, you need to know for sure that you’ll be able to write at one post a month or however frequent you want to be. So at least 12 posts a year. If you are following some bloggers, you’ll see how, after a while, it becomes harder to stick to the schedule.

 As slowly all options are exhausted, they start taking longer to come up with new content and this is why choosing the correct blog niche is extremely important and not a decision that should be taken lightly. Make sure that you do as much research as possible before choosing one. 

21 Most Profitable Niches

Given below is a list of the 12 most followed and profitable blog niches that can be excellent options for beginners to explore: 

1. Writing

This can include tips on content writing, copy editing and, also how one can articulate their thoughts better. 

2. Travel

These are especially popular since people love travel stories, and you can describe and include pictures of different tourist spots and include your suggestions, etc.

3. DIY (Do-It-Yourself)

DIYs make people’s lives easier and this is why this is another popular choice. From assembling furniture, taking care of your garden to anything and everything, there are endless topics to choose from. 

4. Photography

Beginners tips on how to get the perfect angle, timing, setup, etc., and even advanced techniques, there is a lot to explore in this niche. 

5. Lifestyle

Lifestyle blogging is a reflection of the blogger, that is, their interests and hobbies, along with their day-to-to lives.

6. Food and Recipes

People are always searching for the perfect recipe for their favorite dishes, along with food reviews and introduction to new cuisines are other avenues that can be explored. 

7. Parenting

A lot of first-time parents and even those who have a couple already, turn to the internet for advice. Such blogs are for their benefit.

8. Fashion

This niche will always be in vogue since it is an ever-evolving concept and people like staying up-to-date with it.

9. Fitness

These kinds of blogs provide readers with the best advice, tips, and tricks to get in better shape. 

10. Personal Finance

This niche focuses on helping to figure out how to handle their finances - how to save more, get out of debt, etc.

11. Small Business Marketing

How to establish the making of a small business from the ground up, increasing sales, and generating brand awareness are some topics covered by this niche. 

12. Search Engine Optimization

These blogs educate readers on how to increase organic traffic by using SEO. Off-page SEO, On-page, and other ways in which websites can improve their rankings using SEO.

13. Personal Development

This niche provides people with encouragement and motivation on how they can improve themselves each day to improve their lives, and other related topics.

14. Career Development and Job Searching

Owing to the pandemic, the search for this sort of blogs that helps people score jobs and further their careers skyrocketed and they are very high in demand. 

15. Entrepreneurship

This niche covers topics such as business growth, leadership skills, how to handle money and follow the trends of different industries, etc.

16. Side Hustling

Popular among people in their teen years or twenties, different options that can be pursued, along with regular jobs or full-time college/school, to make some additional income are discussed in these blogs. 

17. Investing

The stock market is not an easy thing to decode and this is the reason why bloggers who can correctly interpret the trends of the stock market are always in demand. 

18. Natural Living

This niche provides information about practical and science-based content. It is basically focused on all the good things that nature gives that improve the quality of life. 

19. Sustainability

These kinds of blogs discuss what are the various ways in which citizens can make environment-friendly choices such as ethical fashion, sustainable living, organic food, etc. 

20. Female Empowerment

Such blogs are centered around uplifting women’s status in society, helping them in realizing their true potential, and other such content.

21. Coding

This niche gives helpful tips to budding or established coders on how they can better their game, introduces them to new technologies, etc. 


If you’re thinking about becoming a blogger, which you most probably are since you're reading this, you know that you'll be devoting a considerable amount of your energy and time to creating blogs. 

It then becomes even more vital that you make the correct choice since you'll be investing so much in this project. Therefore, Research and learn as much as you can before making this decision. 

For further assistance on how to navigate the competitive blogging industry and other aspects of digital marketing, don’t forget to go over the course in digital marketing that Digital Ready has to offer and even get advice from the best in the business. 

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