Friday, April 4, 2008

Locating Profitable Niches

Finding a profitable niche can be a challenging task. There are many factors to consider and one of the key factors is whether or not the niche you are looking has a lot of online buyers in it. Certain types of products sell well over the internet while others simply do not since many people would rather just either go to a physical store nearby to order it rather than order the same product online.

Niches that can offer valuable information products like software or online membership type programs can be profitable. For instance, the 'internet marketing' niche is filled with gurus selling e-books and software programs that can help people make more money online. You will not find these kinds of info products sold elsewhere which is why they sell well online.

Of course the first step is to conduct some basic keyword research. You can use a free keyword tool like the Google keyword tool to get an idea of how many searches the main keyword in the niche you are looking to enter gets. Keep in mind that this tool is not 100% accurate but nevertheless it is still useful. There is no point operating in a niche that gets no traffic.

Even if you cannot locate good affiliate programs or create your own product for a niche, if the niche has a lot of buyers then it will also more than likely have many advertisers such as adwords advertisers which means you can still profit by creating a website and monetizing it with adsense using SEO strategies to draw free traffic.

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