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11 Blogging Ideas In Kenya To Try Out

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Maishah Marsdenhttps://shopinkenya.com/
Maishah Marsden is the founder of Shopaxo(ShopInKenya.Com) and TechMag( TechMag.Co.Ke)Blog. He is a top Kenyan blogger causally called by his peers as "Life'. If he is not writing your favorite articles, he is with his family. He loves sport and won't mind going on Safari anytime.

To start a blog in Kenya, you need blogging ideas. Many people are taking to blogging as a way of earning an income or for exposure of their current businesses.

Whatever the reason to beginning a blog, one thing if for sure, you need to have a very good picture where you want to be in the next few years. And a solid future will not come if you do not make a solid beginning. You need to have solid blogging ideas; otherwise, the odds are stacked against you.

You are going to fail in your blogging journey unless you really know what you want. You have to look at the number of domain names that are dropped every day to understand this.

 In fact, over 90% of blogs do not go beyond their first birthday. One of the reasons why this is so, is because most bloggers do not brainstorm ideas they would wish to write on.

As they say, failing to plan is planning to fail, that is why even as you think of starting a blog, these blogging ideas in Kenya should get you started.

The best blogging ideas in Kenya

1. Politics

Politics is hot niche in Kenya today. With all that is happening around us, you will not miss stories to write about. In fact, the frequency at which you will get news items a day will be overwhelming.

You will need to be on high alert for any developing stories. Most blogs that blog about news do well. However, there is a downside to this, you may not make it if you working alone, you will need to pay writers to contribute to your blog and that will not come cheap. That is the better side of it; the worst is that you will have contend with heavy weight in this field. Think of major media houses.

That does not mean you will not make it, if you have passion and a lot of dedicated time, you can try out this blogging idea in Kenya.

If you have training in journalism, this makes you a better person to try it.

2. Food

If I were to start another blog today, I would it would on food. I see so many searches about how to cook or prepare certain kinds of food. Not all of us are good at cooking chapatis or preparing that tasty Pishori.

If you know how to cook either as a hobby or as a professional, you can easily share your ideas on a blog and easily make a name for yourself.

3. Technology

I have been following many blogs in Kenya. And I have discovered that many people are writing about technology. The number of blogs that begin with Tech…..are just so many. I have seen Techweez, Tech-ish and even TechMoran!

This shows that many people are blogging about this topic. You too can. If you are passionate about gadgets such as phones, televisions and all things technology, this is a blogging idea in Kenya you can consider.

4. Lifestyle

Lifestyle is a topic that has so many aspects to it. You can choose to write about shopping, personal experiences or any item that seems fit. I have seen some lifestyle blogs flourish by choosing a niche that is not so wide and least saturated.

5. Entrepreneurship

Everyday people are searching about how to begin this or that business. Most of them do not get what they are looking for. What if you did some research on this and helped them by sharing your ideas on a blog?

If you can help people start successful business, you will definitely be a very successful blogger in that field.

6. Culture

Kenya has a rich culture that is the envy of the world. This is one of those blogging ideas in Kenya that I feel is not exploited. With over 47 tribes that have rich culture, I guess a blog showcasing this will definitely build a huge following with time.

7. Education

We are in the computer era and teaching is no longer going to the way we know it today. A blog that bring tutors and learners together will be an instant hit.  Kids could log in and post assignments and the same handled by teachers. Moreover, past papers, notes, schemes of work, exams can be uploaded for down load at a fee.

If you are in the education sector, you can be thinking about this.

8. Entertainment

We all like be entertained. That is why sites Facebook and Youtube receive billions of visitors every day. However, you can look for something peculiar that has not been tried and give it a try.

Who knows, you may begin slow then in future become the Youtube of tomorrow.

9. Real Estate

Talk of real estate and people think of big money. If you have expertise in this area, your knowledge could be valuable.

That information you may be offering free could be a gold mine waiting to be excavated.

10. Blogging

If you believe you can be a successful blogger, you can teach others everything about blogging. From my research, writing about blogging drives some of the best traffic to a blogs.

People like Neil Patel have made a name for themselves by offering blogging advice. However, to do this, you must be an established blogger already.

11. Travel

I love to travel, and most of you definitely do. You can turn those travel experiences into a beautiful blog. You can share those beautiful travel experiences to the world by putting them into a blog.


Blogging is becoming popular among many people in Kenya. In most cases, blogs begin as ideas which when acted upon, gives rise to beautiful pieces of art.

The ideas listed above will help you start you blogging journey. I have written a complete blogging guide here. Also find out website design services in Kenya.

This will help you to set up a blog and get started fast.

Happy blogging.

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