General vs. Niche

Now that you have thought about and hopefully decided to run a blog by yourself or with the help of a few people, it’s time to consider another important question: is your blog going to be general or will it cover a specific topic?

It’s the old conundrum of choosing between being a generalist or a specialist, something that many developers have to deal with at some point in their careers, only this time it’s applied to blogging.

This is an important question because your choice truly defines the type of content you’ll typically include, as well as affecting other vital aspects of running a blog, such as promotion and monetization.

The choice you make has a lot to do with your personality and interests. If programming in ...

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