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40 Profitable Blog Ideas 2018
Interested in starting a blog in 2018? Blogging is so awesome. It’s very rewarding to share your experience and knowledge with others. You can develop a following, make friends, network, and make money. In fact, blogging can be very, very lucrative. Michelle makes over $50,000 per month (yes, I said per month) from her blog. Ashli makes $5K-$7K monthly from her brand new blog!
Join the bandwagon!
I started blogging a few years ago after the successful sale of my ecommerce business. I had worked with bloggers and influencers all throughout my ecommerce career. I never really knew what bloggers had to gain, other than free stuff, until I came across one of Michelle’s income report pins on Pinterest.
The pin led me to an article which revealed a $69K month she had from blogging!
I was simply floored. I dove in, learning as much as I could about blogging. Two weeks later, I launched my first blog. That blog earned me five figures less than a year later when I sold and started my blog flipping business. More on that here.
Ok, so let’s get to profitable blog ideas.
How to Pick a Profitable Blog Idea
Not every niche is created equally. Some are profitable and some are not. There is more to blogging than making money. You get a really great feeling helping others, teaching what you know and making connections but, it’s not bad to profit from your blog, that you pour hours of hard work and energy into.
I’m making it easy for you! Look below to grab these 40 profitable blog ideas to start your blog this year!
And, by the way, if you need help starting your blog. Check out the quick start guide below to help you get going creating your blog in less than 20 minutes! Legit.
Ok, here we go…40 profitable blog ideas 2018…
3.) Plus size fashion
5.) Mental health
7.) Food and recipes
8.) Specialty diets (like gluten free, vegan, raw vegan, etc.)
9.) Small business
11.) Personal finance
17.) Special needs parenting
21.) Intentional living
22.) Cooking or baking
27.) Home decor/interior design
32.) Weight loss
33.) Hair tutorials
34.) Beauty tutorials
35.) Hacks and general tutorials
37.) College lifestyle
38.) Millennial lifestyle
39.) Side hustles
These blog niches are profitable because they can be tied to products and services, which means affiliate commission for you! They can be sponsored (more on getting paid to blog here) and they can branch off to create products of their own like courses or ebooks.
Ready to start your own blog?
Here’s how to do it the quick and dirty way in under 20 minutes…
Step 1.) Pick a Niche
They are listed above. Pick one!
Step 2.) Get hosting and domain
Your blog will be self hosted. There’s really no better way to do it. It isn’t free but it is affordable. Bluehost offers hosting starting at just $2.95/month. I’ve used them over and over. Plus, they have a quick and easy 1-click WordPress install, which you’ll want to set up your blog uber-fast. And, domain is usually included for FREE with Bluehost.
Step 3.) Connect WordPress
Use Bluehost’s 1-click WordPress install. It takes seconds. You’ll find it in your Bluehost dashboard.
Step 4.) Set up your blog
The first 3 steps are done. Your blog is ready to be set up. This means, you add a theme, add content, start writing blog posts, add your About Me page, and more.
So there you have it! Do you have a winning blog idea you’d like to add to the list? Comment below so we can keep expanding on this.