Have you ever wondered if you could really make a living with a blog when your niche is so small?

Don’t fret! In this post and video I’ve interviewed an amazing blogger and mom of two little ones who makes over $200,000+ per year with her blog!

Are you ready to start your own blog? Here is a super helpful free blog course that has been taken by over 47,500 others!

If there is someone in particular you’d like me to interview, just send me an email and let me know!

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Small Niche Big Riches

Cassidy from SucculentsandSunshine shares actionable tips below how she grew her blog and even made $15,000 in her first year!

January 1, 2012

Shared about photography

Initially wanted to blog about photography

January 1, 2012
February 14, 2013

Succulents & Sunshine

Purchased the domain name for her current blog

February 14, 2013
December 30, 2013

$15,000 first year revenue

Through advertisement revenue and launching her first ebook, she made $15K!

December 30, 2013
December 30, 2017

$100K in a year!

In 2017 Cassidy’s blog made $100,000 in revenue!

December 30, 2017
December 30, 2019

$240K per year

Succulents & Sunshine now makes almost a quarter million dollars per year!

December 30, 2019

Highlights from the interview

Watch the video, but if you don’t have time, here are the tips that made the biggest impact on me.

How to manage a business while raising small kids

Build your team and hire a fantastic assistant. Cassidy has an assistant that helps her with the day to day so she can focus on the creative side of the business.

Learn how to become a virtual assistant here.

How many hours per week does she work?

About 20 hours per week, normally 10-15 hours.

Here are my mom time management tips.

Postpartum depression and blogging

Watch the video at minute 15 – so good!

Income avenues for a small niche blog

Learn more how to make money with a blog.

SEO Organic Traffic Tips

  • Name your images and use the right alt tags.
  • Focus on SEO and optimize blog posts.

If you have an established blog with 30+ blog posts, here is a detailed course on using Google’s search console to optimize old blog posts and get more traffic.

How to serve your audience

Watch the video at minute 29:45 to hear how Cassidy found a very important subset of her audience and help them.

Increase your email sign ups

Mind Blown – amazing email growth tip at minute 33:00!

Related: How to grow your email list with Convertkit.

Find out more about Succulents

Next Steps

Excited about starting a blog? Even if your niche is small, you can build a successful blog where you can have flexible hours, bring in extra income for your family, and live out your passions!

Use this free tutorial to start your blog today.

Share your advice below!

If you have any questions, leave a comment below! What do you blog about? Do you think your niche is too niche? 🙂

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