#016: The Niche Myth: Why You DON’T Need to Specialize to Launch a Successful Writing Business
One of the biggest factors that holds back new and aspiring freelance writers is the idea that they have to find their niche before they launch.
This “niche quest” tends to do more damage than good. It creates confusion, stalls progress and kills momentum.
Don’t get me wrong. Having a niche or a specific target market is a good idea. But it’s not a prerequisite for launching your commercial writing business.
In this episode I give you a simple framework and a series of questions to determine if you should define a niche … how to find one that makes sense … and what to do if you can’t come up with anything viable.