Affiliate Cash from Niche Marketing
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One of the first keys to success in promoting affiliate programs
is finding a market niche.
A market niche is any segment of a market where you can reach
people effectively with a product or service they will want to
buy. Let me give you an example:
I used to live in a little town of 700 called Tollesboro. In
that little town was one over-priced, under-stocked grocery store.
And it was ALWAYS busy.
Here's why: The next nearest grocery was 20 minutes away. Most
of us wouldn't drive that far just to pick up a bag or two of
So the little over-priced, under-stocked grocery did very well
because they had a unique market.
If you want to make money, sell water in the middle of a well-traveled
desert. Sell people what they ALREADY want.
How can you find out what people are looking for and WHERE they
are looking? Here are some keys:
1. Use solid online tools.
People have already done much of the hard work for you in determining
what people are looking for. Here are two solid tools you can
This tool will tell you exactly what keywords are being searched
for on a particular search engine and how many other sites are
listed for that keyword:
This tool will tell you how many people searched for a particular
keyword last month on the pay-per-click search engine Overture.
This is a great way to determine demand for a product or topic:
2. Visit targeted forums and newsgroups.
Today almost every interest has its own forum or newsgroup.
By visiting these and reading the posts, you can quickly see what
those people are interested in, what problems they need solved,
what they are already spending money on.
For a primer on using forums and newsgroups, go to:
3. Keep an eye on culture.
Rosalind Gardner is a very sharp person. A number of years ago
she realized that internet dating was going to be a huge trend
in the years to come. She built a site targeted to that market
and now earns almost $500,000 per year from affiliate programs.
You can pick her brain about exactly how you can do the same
Keep an eye on culture and you might see a huge opening.
Once you have identified a market niche, the next step is to
find a way to reach that particular group. If you can do that,
you are well on your way to making a good living from affiliate
While this is just a brief look at affiliate programs, I have
a complete 100+ page report on building a growing income using
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