Why you should choose a niche for your Second Life blog (or even carve a new one)

As part of my monthly post series for SL Blogger Support, here is my most recent post about why I think niching is better than being a generalist, when it comes to blogging. Of course, I blog about what seems to be all and sundry, but I assure you there is a method to my madness. If you’re interested in blogging, and what you might want to blog about, have a look at this post:

SL Blogger Support

Nearly 87% of the 1,308 blogs listed on the Blogging Second Life website are about fashion. That’s probably not a huge surprise to most Second Life bloggers, but it’s still a huge number (1,136) of blogs writing about generally one thing.

As part of our project aimed at updating the site’s backend, I streamlined the sub-categories of these fashion blogs, the segments of which you can see in the pie chart here.

Sub-niches of Second Life Fashion Blogs

As I’m sure is also no surprise at all, 2/3rd of the fashion blogs listed are focused on women’s fashion. Sorry guys, only 8% serve your fashion community, unless you consider the unisex blogs, which bring this number up a little – but these tend to lean towards women’s fashion as well.

All of this got me thinking, with so many fashion blogs out there, how does a fashion blogger get noticed? There are so many fashion blogs out there, and there…

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