Daily Facts - Day #34: Top 10 best-selling affiliate niches
Everything starts with a niche ...
It's a vital step ...
Why? Because, all your site building, product creation, marketing efforts could be in vain if there are no actual customers out there who are interested in your stuff.
And the most important rule I've learned: it's always about the market first and the product second.
In plain English: usually, it's a lot easier to go after a proven market that already exists.
Hence the idea to perform a quick research regarding the most profitable affiliate niche markets.
And here are the results ...
According to TheBalancesMB the top 10 best-selling affiliate niches are ...
1. Fitness & weight loss
For centuries, people have been obsessed with losing weight and getting in shape. Supplements, diets, weight loss programs, exercise programs, etc, etc, etc.
You simply can’t go wrong on this niche. Just about every demographic in every country in the world is into this.
And don't let the idea that this market is very crowded fool you into thinking you can't compete in it. Where there is a lot of competition there are plenty of profits to be made.
You’ve seen products in this niche everywhere: gluten-free, herbal remedies, supplements, detoxing, healing arts and products of all types, alternative health, etc, etc.
Anything that will promote a healthy lifestyle that helps avoid disease and makes you live longer.
And the profit opportunities are almost endless: books, supplements, information products, physical products, coaching, etc.
Also, there are always going to be new growth areas in this market. For example, right now medical marijuana and CBD oils are an emerging trend.
3. Dating & relationships
We don't like to admit, but the fact remains ... People always need advice when it comes to this area — one of the essential elements in life but so difficult to navigate.
Dating and relationships, whether for single people, couples, divorced people, religious groups, gay couples, etc. will always be a huge niche market that sells and is full of profit potential.
Yep ... Finding the perfect partner could be time intensive and meanwhile you could share your love with your pets :)
More seriously, there are hundreds of millions of pets in the U.S. alone! Whatever you want ... Dogs, cats, snakes, guinea pigs, parrots, and dozens of other exotic creatures ...
And the reality is many people treat their pets and spend more on their pets than they do on themselves, and this is a niche market that is only growing bigger and bigger each year.
I have to admit, I was surprised to see how huge is this niche ...
There are courses, programs, books, videos, online training, coaching, etc.
Whether someone wants to build self-esteem, experience career success, increase their confidence, set and achieve goals, overcome adversity or obstacles … there is a self-improvement product out there.
6. Wealth building through investing
People want to make money. And most people don’t really know how to do that ...
That’s where a variety of products related to investing come in. Trading services, financial newsletters, trading systems … all different ways that show people how to invest successfully - whether it's basic budgeting and investing advice or advanced day trading strategies and speculative penny stock recommendations.
Whether the market is going up, down, or sideways… whether it’s a recession, depression, or boom time… bull or bear market… investment products do well.
7. Make money on the Internet
Yep ... Sharing your expertise is trendy ...
You can teach others the strategies and tactics you've used online to build your own success.
You can create your own information products, courses, ebooks, coaching programs, reviews, etc.
8. Beauty treatments
Looking younger and more attractive is a goal of MANY people. In fact, this is one of the largest markets on this top 10 list!
And the possibilities are almost endless ... Having smoother tighter skin, being more radiant, erasing wrinkles, and so on ...
Creams, formulas, anti-aging cosmetic treatments, skin care products, etc, etc, etc ...
Industry watchers say it will grow to nearly $200 billion in sales annually by 2019!
9. Gadgets & technology
Yep ... The digital pets ...
Tablets, smartphones, computer accessories, gaming gadgets, mp3 players, smart devices for the home, thumb drives, cellphone cases, earphones, etc, etc.
And we are taling about a desire that can be capitalized in many different ways: affiliate products sold through an e-tailer like Amazon, products "imported" through a site like Alibaba, blogging, review sites, product-related tutorials, etc.
10. Personal finance
Credit scores, mortgage refinancing, debt relief, personal loans … there is a shortage of needs when it comes to the personal finance niche. People need help managing their money or securing money they need for important expenses.
These are the best-sellers because they appeal to people’s deeply-held wants and desires.
These are evergreene niches that will never go away and will always be part of the human experience.
And most likely, you can't go wrong entering a market that is already proven to be profitable. Just be sure, to evaluate correctly all your options ... Here are a few ideas that can help you to (re)evaluate your niche ideas.