7 Most Profitable Blogging Niches And Ways To Monetize Them

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Coming up with profitable blogging niches can be puzzling sometimes.

One foot on the wrong area and you’ve messed up 50% of the process already.

I believe, when choosing a niche there should be a balance of interest and profitability.

But sometimes where there is interest, there is no profit, and the vice versa.

To clear all the chaos in your mind, I’ll reveal my 7 MOST profitable blogging niches and ways to monetize them.

Maybe one of them might spark your interest.

Let’s get started.

1. Food

Who doesn’t love food?

This niche gets more than 6 MILLION searches per year. It is a huge market and the number just increases with time.

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But wait! There’s a problem.

Majority of the people in this niche aren’t willing to spend money. They’re here just for the GOLDEN recipes.

“So, how do I monetize this niche and make money?” You might ask.

Well, here are my top 5 ways to monetize a food blog:

  1. Ads
  2. Sponsored posts
  3. Affiliate Marketing: Promote cookbooks, courses
  4. Sell your own recipe eBooks
  5. Sell online cooking courses

2. Make Money Online

This is one of the most popular blogging niches out there. (And profitable too)

It’s easiest to start making money from a blog that teaches “How to make money online”.

Why?

Because everybody including my mom wants to make extra cash online.

There are endless ways to monetize this niche, but here’s my top 5:

  1. Affiliate Marketing: Promote “make money online” eBooks, courses, tools
  2. Sell your own products: eBooks, Online Courses
  3. Ads
  4. Sponsored Posts
  5. Sell your own services as a Freelancer

3. Health And Fitness

Everybody searches for tips to get rid of cold, flu, fever or any other health problems.

And how about getting six pack abs or doing squats?

We’ve all been there.

This market is huge and so are the opportunities.

You can monetize this niche by:

  1. Affiliate Marketing: Promote gym equipment, eBooks and Courses related to Health & Fitness
  2. Sell your own products: eBooks, Online Courses
  3. Ads
  4. Sponsored Posts
  5. Sell your own services as Fitness expert
  6. Sell membership to exclusive content

4. Technology

Whether it’s the latest iPhone or the features of Google Now, we love technology.

It’s hard to resist the latest trend, making this niche highly profitable.

This niche is partially dominated by videos, so it would be best to have a mix of both – videos and written blogs.

Ways to monetize this niche:

  1. Affiliate Marketing: Promote gadgets and accessories
  2. Ads
  3. Sponsored Posts

5. Parenting

Parenting is a tough job and sooner or later you’d find yourself looking for tips to manage things.

Also, it’s a cycle that passes on from one generation to another. That makes it highly popular.

There are quite a few ways to monetize this niche:

  1. Affiliate Marketing: Promote parenting guides
  2. Ads
  3. Sponsored Posts
  4. Sell your own service as a babysitter
  5. Sell your own parenting guides

6. Lifestyle

Lifestyle is one of the broadest niches out there.

The topics can range from gardening, parenting, traveling, career to what not.

You can write about almost anything that comes into your mind.

However, it would be best to focus on a single topic rather than writing about everything.

Reason being that not every person who’s looking to gain confidence would be interested in gardening tips and so on.

Ways to monetize this niche:

  1. Affiliate Marketing: Promote others’ products
  2. Ads
  3. Sponsored Posts
  4. Sell your own services: Dog walking, babysitting, Career coaching etc
  5. Sell your own products: eBooks & Online Courses

7. Personal Development

This is another niche with a huge audience.

Just like the lifestyle niche, the best personal development blogs are those that focus on a specific topic. Such as overcoming depression, gaining confidence, achieving goals etc.

Ways to monetize this niche:

  1. Affiliate Marketing: Promote other Personal Development guides
  2. Ads
  3. Sponsored Posts
  4. Sell your own products: eBooks, Online Courses
  5. Sell your own services as a Personal Development Coach

Resources

Helpful courses:

  1. How To Sell Online Courses: FREE class along with 17,000 other courses on Skillshare when you sign up for a 1-month free trial.
  2. How To Sell eBooks Online
  3. How To Make Money From Sponsored Posts
  4. How To Make Money As An Affiliate Marketer
  5. How To Make Money Selling Your Services: FREE class

Best ads network for beginners: AdSense

Best affiliate programs:

  1. CJ Affiliate
  2. FlexOffers
  3. OfferJuice (Formerly known as iGain)
  4. ShareASale
  5. Clickbank
  6. JVzoo
  7. Amazon

Final Words

All the niches I mentioned above can be worked on to make a living.

Now that you know the most profitable blogging niches and ways to monetize them, it’s finally time to start your own money-making blog.

Learn How to Start a Blog in 2019 and Make Money Online.

Leave a comment below if you enjoyed reading this post. 🙂

Hi! I am James Sowers - a sales and marketing consultant based in Cleveland, Ohio. I am here to share my tips on freelancing, blogging and other ways to make money online.

5 Comments

  1. kamal ganwani
    September 3, 2019

    great blog post, i was searching for some affiliate programs finally got some.
    thanks for this informative content.

    Reply
    1. Adnan Rehan
      September 3, 2019

      Hi Kamal,

      Glad you found it helpful. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

      Reply
  2. Sunidaye
    September 5, 2019

    I like how well put together your article is. Thank you so much for listing resources as well.

    Reply
    1. Adnan Rehan
      September 5, 2019

      Thanks, Sunidaye. Glad you liked it. 🙂

      Reply
  3. Rohit
    December 9, 2019

    You are an amazing blogger

    Reply

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