The Truth Behind Running a Niche Blog

Alex Ashton
5 min readJan 2, 2024

It’s both hopeful and depressing. Here’s why.

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For the 16 months, I have been running a blog, news and information website for a niche topic.

Now that I have an entire calendar year behind me, I decided to review my progress. The results were both hopeful and depressing.

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Alex Ashton

History, culture, family, religion, data, and technology from a center-left, civil libertarian, middle-class perspective. Publisher: The Missing Middle.