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Starting a niche seems to be the hardest word.
How to pick a niche and a title in writing.
The title might seem a little bit cliché from an Elton John’s song but in all honesty it is a bit of a downer when logging into hub pages and have absolutely no idea what to write about. I am quite fascinated by the variety of the narrow niches hubs here in this community. Niches like “how to grow a tomato” or "Health benefits of raw and ripe papayas”. These are very unique content and most importantly long-tail keyword that are easy to rank high in Google search result. I always voted up for this kind of hubs due to its originality. On the contrary, stumbling upon these sorts of hubs makes me feel self conscious of my hubs because I can’t think of a narrow niche that people would like to read about. Have you been in that position before?
Excitement and motivation always fluctuates in writing a hub because sometimes you just don’t know where to start. Sometimes you just need some muse. It is hard enough to think of a catchy title when the brain is totally blank and all I can think of is just random thoughts. Tips for picking a niche and a title would be to pick your favourite niche. It can be any niche that you are good at and in the area of your expertise. For example if you’re an event planner, you can probably publish a very informative hubs in organizing a bachelorette party since that is what you do for a living.
The second thing is to pick a niche that you are NOT really good at, BUT have an enormous interest to improve on it. In my case, if you see from my previous hubs I love to publish hubs about writing skills. I may not be in the same league as the great writers like J.K Rowling or Stephen King but I would like to be there somewhere in the future. Having the talent to make a readers dwell on every word and stick to the flow of the writing is hard to acquire. By publishing a hub on how to be good in writing blogs will definitely be useful for people interested in the niche writing improvement.
Sometimes I like to procrastinate and ended up feeling guilty but wanting to improve on it. I made a research about a particular topic, in my case the topic is procrastination, and write a good hub plus my experience about it. By that I surely do hope people would not repeat the same mistakes that I made. Do you catch my drift now? Write about something that you are not good at but interested to improve on. Another example would be an improvement to be a better soccer coach or a better gardener.
Avoid emotional influence in picking a title.
People tend to get the wrong impression that writing their heart break stories would make a good story. Let me put a reminder that this is not facebook where friends will like and comment on heartaches. Hormonal imbalance and turbulence doesn’t really work in hubpages as people are more interested in rich unique content and also writings that are intriguing for readers. Incapable of doing this will make people think you are not professional.
Model other talented hubbers.
There are really talented writers here in hub pages and I am learning everyday by following their hubtivity like Rebecca E and Pedrog to name a few. Model the way they write the title, the content and the structure of the article. Pick a niche where you feel that you are interested in improving such as your parenthood, improving your presentation skills or even how to improve your sex lives. If you are interested in improving on that particular topic, I am pretty sure 10 percent from the earth population that has an internet access are looking for it as well. This is a good platform to start and step up to. After this step is done, you might want to know how to rank it well in Google because "No matter how much you spend on it, a web site is invisible until somebody links to it".