How to Become A Niche Writer

Making the choice to become a freelance writer is easy, choosing which type of writer to become is the hard part. Focusing on a single subject makes you a niche writer, but many freelancers prefer variety. It’s debatable which method is best, as it is really the writer’s preference. Refer to the guide below to become a successful niche writer.

Decide on a Niche

To decide on a topic, niche writers consider subjects they enjoy writing about. This is important as niche writers work on several articles about one topic. It is easier to produce quality content if the subject interests the writer.

It is important to pick a niche that offers various aspects to cover. To be successful niche writers must consistently come up with new material. A variety of quality content on a subject will generate profits.

Become an Expert

Successful niche writers know their niche inside and out. They are essentially experts in the field. The more knowledge they have on a topic, the more valuable they are to their clients.

Niche writers charge more for their services because they are experts on the subject. The medical field provides a great metaphor for this. Specialists can charge more than general practitioners because they offer medical expertise. This applies to writers as well.

Combine Services

Once a niche writer has mastered a topic they can combine services that work well together. Successful niche writers specialize in a service, as well as a topic. For example if producing copywriting material is a specialty, offer clients all the material they need to launch their product.

There is more to becoming a niche writer than selecting a topic. Becoming an expert on a topic takes extensive research and a lot of hard work. Use the fundamentals above to decide if niche writing is the right choice.


Filed under Freelance Writers, Freelance Writing Hints, Successful Writing

4 responses to “How to Become A Niche Writer

  1. Sofia Borgstein

    Good tip, I’ve never really wanted to be a niche writer, but choosing to be one as a freelance writer might have it’s advantages if you become famous, or disadvantages is no one wants to read your work. Cool post!

  2. I definitely agree that finding a niche which you can become very educated and passionate about is a good strategy for honing in on your best writing skills. I think my niche is becoming life lessons/advice.

  3. Thanks for stopping by Sofia! In order to be famous in a niche you have to be better than the rest. No one reading your work would be a HUGE disadvantage and I am not going to say it doesn’t happen. Make a post interesting enough and anyone will read it.

  4. Stephanie that is a great niche to be an expert in! I believe if you’re passionate about something it will be noticeable in your writing.

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