WordPress for Niche Markets Top 3 Reasons
Niche market website or blog
Multitasking is a skill which can be really beneficial in a number of situations but not always. Multi-purpose themes may suit certain businesses but not all of them. WordPress is a great content package which can be perfectly utilised to suit the needs of every niche website of blog.
Still wondering which platform to choose for your latest niche market website or blog?
A simple and effective way would be to understand what exactly you need to get started. Once you consider the topic carefully, there would be two good options. One would be a comprehensive content management system and another a simple website or blog platform, but the truth is that one clear answer comes up organically: WordPress.
With 32 versions of WordPress released till 2017 and over 72 languages supported, WordPress is versatile and modern, and it can be effectively used in virtually any niche market. A proof of its power and flexibility is the fact that WordPress is embraced by some of the biggest names in the web hosting industry as a product that is well-worth special attention.
Introduced in 2003, WordPress started out as a humble blogging platform and then evolved rapidly into a wholesome content management package. Built on PHP and MySQL, WordPress can be self-hosted by choosing a third party hosting company or outsource the hosting, customer support, and services to WordPress.
Whichever you choose, you can’t really go wrong. Not every content management platform can say that 28% of all websites across the world are powered by it.
Launching Investment & Value
At the time of launching a website or a blog, there are some considerations to be pre-decided before implementation.
As a rule of thumb, niche themes on WordPress are cheaper and easier to install compared to themes available for the mass market. It helps that the niche themes come with unique and innovative functionalities. Most themes likely be used by fewer number of your competitors as they are suitable for a specific target group and not for mass market consumption.
Nature of Business
When making the decision on picking a theme for your website or blog consider first the nature of business. It makes more sense to go with a niche theme when a business is going to be limited in scale and scope. Niche themes are more compact and suitable for the purpose. A business which is starting small with good prospects to expand on either product lines and markets would need a more wide-ranging mass market theme with greater functionalities to scale according to the increasing scope of activities.
Skills Inventory Available
A small but often overlooked aspect of the entire WordPress theme selection and installation process is the level of user skills.
A simple skills inventory of the user who will be involved in the entire process is useful. If it is going to be you, see how capable or experienced you are with identifying, customising and installing a particular theme.
The SEO potential of WordPress make it very good for targeting niche markets. Topics such as magazines, businesses, ecommerce, online communities, photography, affiliate websites, nonprofits and job boards, among others.
With amazing and effective user management system and powerful SEO plugins, WordPress is a world leader in creating diverse niche websites and blogs.
Honestly, WordPress is just waiting to be discovered.
Go ahead and innovate today!
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About the Author
Owner Manager of Student Rentals and Property Management Business for 10 years. Moved away from my home town of Sunderland 2015 to be with my partner Paul in York. Started an Amazon Prime Seller Account. Went out to Spain in April 2016 to oversee the work on our new Spanish home, and decided to sell out of Property Management and start over as a Digital Entrepreneur.