Think you have a good idea for a blog?

Due to the immense size of the internet these days and that there are there so many blogs out there, it can be tough to distinguish your blog from all of the others.

Whether you are starting up a new web site aimed at bloggers or whether you are looking to make your existing blogging site more distinctive, the key to building and maintaining a site that will capture the interest and attention of the blogging community is finding your niche.

You’ll be able to build a lasting readership, if you can fill a unique need in a way that no other site does. Once you have discovered a niche, you still have a lot to do, but finding your “special” place in the web-o-sphere is the place to begin.

Every great blog starts with a great idea..

and you can’t build a lasting, successful site without one. There are many great sites aimed at today’s bloggers, and competition for the attention of this growing demographic is fierce. To make your blog stand out from the pack, you will need to offer something that no other site is currently offering, or you will need to do the same thing that an already popular site does but in a more impressive or valuable way.

Discover your niche.

One way to discover an ideal model for your blog is to…look at the blogs that have successfully captured an audience already.

Give it the juice – your personality.

You can determine if you can imitate some of their strategies to help realize your vision. Of course, you will also need to add a unique flair to your project in order to stand apart from your competition. Many people agree that the web sites that do the best in today’s market are the sites that have the most personality. The fiercely individual surfers who are bloggers are a demographic that responds especially strongly to personality, so consider how you can give your site a unique and attractive feeling. Build your own voice and flavor to your site’s design and content.

Once you have a great idea, have pinpointed a winner niche that you are well equipped to fill, and have infused the site with personality, the next step is…

Getting the word out to readers and fellow bloggers.

In the long run, a great idea just isn’t enough to propel your blogging web site to success. You will need to draft a smart and realistic marketing plan in order to draw readers to your site. Once you hook a reader and a fellow blogger, your great content will keep them coming back, but it is vital to get that first glance or your site won’t have a chance to shine.

Have you started on your blogging platform yet? I am here to encourage you to set your sights (and sites) high and make an impact with Biz Blogging.

Here are some great ideas for settling on a niche. Even if you have already settled on a niche because you had to do that in establishing your business, you need to pinpoint who you’re going to help with your blog.