Okay. I'm 37, have minimal savings, and no job; I'm trying just to figure out how to earn a living vlog/blogging, but I know little. Otherwise, I have no real fallback, despite a college degree.

What I am, at least, willing to do, is dedicate time--from 500, at at minimum, up front, to perhaps over 2,000 hours over the next year. They say that you need to clock in at least 10,000 hours of anything to be truly great at something, but for this, I'll happily take proficiency as a v/blogger, i.e., I can sustain myself off it. It took me circa 3,500-4,000 hours to get proficient at karate, but I hope for blogging it'll be less--moving my hip was torture for me, and if I'd just mastered that like others, 3,500 hours would've taken me further than it did.

If not, oh well; I'm keeping count of progress.

I want to blog, because I've got something to say, but have had a hard time, saying it, and making money off my passion is going to give me a freedom, and independence, I've never known. I've come here, looking, above all, for some personal interaction, and emotional support for the journey--something I hear this forum specializes in--and hope that doesn't just come with the elite membership, because I'm blame poor.

Let's see, here's what I understand, over seventy hours in to my journey: New bloggers expect to much about SEO, and network with other bloggers, far too little. My main guide has been one blog, boostblogtraffic.com; I really like it, but at the same time, know no source, here, is gospel--even if it seems pretty close.

Tried a couple blogs, last year, but they failed; am being more systematic, now. I know that I'm to start, initially, in two ways. One, I guest blog, for pay or no, and use that to direct traffic to my blog. Two, I befriend the top influencers within my given blog niche, have them help direct traffic to my blog.

Okay; I can show you what I did with one of my old blogs, here:https://noitartst.wordpress.com/
Well, I consider myself pleased with the content, but displeased to the least, that nobody saw it. according to Boost Blog Traffic, I skimped on content, as the best article length is 2,000-3,000 words, but the was not intentional; I love long articles myself, so making long articles suit my interest.

I'm now working on a vlog, i.e., a YouTube channel, which you can see, here:

This is what I really need help, with. Specifically, even if I'm saying so, my content is pretty blame good, but what is my niche? Blogs have failed before despite having quality, well marketed content, and that was because there wasn't enough niche for them, this article discusses:http://boostblogtraffic.com/traffic-open-letter/

I'm trying to figure out my focus, basically, and am looking for help, doing so. I have many interests, but channeling them into v/blog genres is what I need, even as I'm still learning video editing.

It's hard for me to get a reference on what I'm aiming for without an audience, and sans that, I'll just be throwing stuff at the wall, some good, some not so good, until I learn what sticks.