Most popular online coaching, course creation and servicing niches

If you are new in the online educational industry and are still discovering how could you best help other people with your value, and what could you do for them online to be paid as a coach, course creator or any other online service provider, I have put together a list of possible online niches or services that you can provide other people with.

If you would like to learn a full picture of how to start an online coaching business (create a signature coaching program, get your first clients online via social media), read this article.

Let’s begin.



Overview of the online education industry niches

Niches of online coaching and course creation

Mindset coaching

The mindset life coaching niche is the most popular niche that people need the most help with.

They seek their spiritual fulfillment and guidance. They want to manifest things.

They want to improve their self-esteem. Be stable emotionally.

Achieve peak performance. Develop discipline, mental health, be straight thinkers!

And if you feel like “being called” to help other people advance in their mental aspect of life and help them achieve that eternal fulfillment – you can become a mindset coach.

  • Mindset coach
  • Spiritual healer
  • Energy healer
  • Therapist
  • Self-love coach
  • Confidence coach
  • Peak performance coach
  • Intuitive coach
  • Manifestation coach
  • Anxiety coach
  • Depression coach
  • Astrology coach
  • Happiness coach

Relationship coaching

The second very important aspect of life is relationships.

People seek belonging and social connection.

They struggle with their family relationships, co-working, romantic status, etc.

If you feel that you have great social skills and are good at working with people, you can become a relationship coach.

  • Relationship coach
  • Family coach
  • Intimacy coach
  • Marriage coach
  • Divorce coach
  • Parenting coach
  • Newborn baby coach
  • Leadership coach
  • Team relationship coach
  • HR coach
  • Dating coach
  • Break up recovery coach
  • Communication coach



It's not about "how can YOU get more clients!?" - It's about "How can THEY find/get YOU"!

Health coaching

The next big life aspect of life is “physical health”. Our body is the “temple” of our soul or mental thinking.

Many people struggle with their body nourishment, healthy eating, nutrition, exercising, and consistent physical activity.

If you feel strong in regard to your body nourishment, you can become a health, fitness, or nutrition coach.

  • Health coach
  • Personal coach
  • Strength coach
  • Weight-loss
  • Meal planning
  • Food coach
  • Wellness coach
  • Yoga
  • Nutritionist
  • Fitness coach
  • Personal trainer
  • Reiki coach

Business/Career coaching

You can’t be successful in life, if you don’t have sorted out your career status.

If you don’t have a consistent job or a profitable business that provides you with a great income.

Many people struggle in this area and are unable to provide themselves well.

If you have developed any type of great business growth skill, you can become a career, financial, or business coach.

  • Financial coach
  • Accountant coach
  • Financial coach
  • Debt coach
  • Productivity coach
  • Career coach
  • Business coach
  • Online business coach
  • Digital marketing coach
  • Speaking/presentation coach
  • Podcast coach
  • Real estate investments
  • PR coach
  • Sales coach
  • E-mail marketing coach
  • Copywriting coach


Besides coaching, there also exist a few other big online niches.

Many people don’t see themselves as coaches but are simply teachers, consultants, or service providers.

Let’s first overview the course creation opportunity.

If you have developed any type of great skill, and you could teach it to others, you can become a course creator.

Also, any type of coach or service provider can also have a course on which they also coach.

  • Photography
  • Blogging
  • Travel
  • Lifestyle
  • Dream job
  • Cooking/Baking
  • Music/instrument
  • Sport
  • Classes (Math, Physics, Chemistry, …)
  • Technology
  • Language
  • Creativity
  • Language teacher
  • Painting/Art
  • Knitting
  • Poetry
  • Calligraphy
  • Sewing
  • Woodwork
  • Farming
  • Side hustle

Service provider

If you don’t find yourself being a coach or a teacher, you could simply be doing the work for others and providing them with a done-for-you service:

  • Digital agency
  • Content producer/management
  • Interior designer
  • Ads manager
  • Bookkeeper
  • PR Manager
  • Funnel builder
  • Photographer/filmmaker
  • Video editor
  • Editor
  • Copywriter
  • Automation specialist
  • Virtual assistant
  • Lead generation
  • Admin tasks
  • Financial
  • Podcast manager
  • Lawyer
  • Web designer

Other online business growth opportunities

There also exist other online business growth opportunities where you build your own following/audience and leverage it to make money out of them.

  • Content creator
  • Affiliate marketing
  • Network marketing
  • Blogger
  • Influencer
  • Dropshipping
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Trading

Choosing your niche

To choose your niche, identify your “expertise” by answering the following questions:

  • What are the challenges that you went through and have successfully overcome?
    • ANSWER:
  • What are your current gifts, skills, and expertise?!
    • ANSWER:
  • What are the things that come easy to you – but are harder for others to figure out?
    • ANSWER:
  • Which of those are you the most passionate about?
    • ANSWER:
  • What would you like to be the most known for?
    • ANSWER:
  • If you have already worked with any clients previously, what is that you helped them with, and what are the outcomes they achieved?
    • ANSWER:

Now, decide on the niche category in which you would like to participate as an online service provider. Write it down.

(Example: I help you lose weight by mastering nutrition, optimizing meal planning, and improving your exercising skills)


Deciding on the major outcome, you don’t need to overcomplicate it right now. We just wanted to think about an overall picture of the niche industry that you will be focused on helping.

If you read this next article, you can learn how to identify the value you are going to be delivering to other people, how to create a course, a signature coaching program, and a higher valued offer.


I do teach and practice all these online coaching business growth processes more in-depth as part of my Premium Life Accelerator program.

And, if you would like to watch the video where I explain to you the complete online marketing and sales process more in-depth – access it here.

Thanks for reading this article.

If you have any questions, comment below under this article and ask away.

I would love to help and answer 🙂

Primoz L

Online course launch coach


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