As a freelance blogger, you probably already have a niche: a certain subject or specific industry clientele that you know and write about well.
It’s important to establish your niche so that you gain trust from potential clients, can command higher fees, and your business runs along much smoother and easier than if you wrote about any and everything, for any and everyone.
But sometimes after you’ve chosen or established yourself in a certain niche, you’ll find as time goes on that… you honestly don’t want to write about this stuff anymore.
There are plenty of reasons why you might want to start writing in a new niche or industry. Maybe you’re running into too many not-so dream clients in this niche. Maybe you find it difficult to command higher rates for the niche industry you write for. Maybe it’s just plain boring now.
You decide that it’s time for a change, but you run into a little problem: you have no idea how to go about it.
For lots of freelance writers and bloggers in this situation, the big question is “How do I transition from one niche to another without looking like a fool or an amateur?”
Well the answer is easy, my friend! I’ve got five practical tips for you to use to transition into a new niche smoothly.[Read more…]