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What is a niche?

A niche is simple, it is an audience. An audience looks for stuff online, for example, what are some of the last searches you did in Google. These are ALL niches.

In this video I am going to help you UNDERSTAND what a niche is, how to come up with niches that you are interested in, how to choose a niche...and if you can't come up with your own niche, then I give you a "plan of attack" for getting your business up and running in a pre-selected niche.

Here is what you are going to be doing within this tutorial:

  • Understand what a niche is
  • Finding your very own niche
  • Choosing your initial direction
  • Finding and search for affiliate programs
  • Using Answers.com to uncover niches
  • Understanding Affiliate Bootcamp

A couple of resources I leveraged within this training that you can use for your niche research. These include:

  • Amazon.com
  • Answers.com
  • Google.com
  • Magazines.com

If you have any questions about niches or what direction to go, please let me know and I will be more than happy to help you out.

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afm4begincc Premium
First and foremost, I have so much more clarity on what a niche is and how to choose one. This has always been puzzling for me until WA. Feels great to fully understand. Your explanations and visual just put everything into perspective so clearly and I thank you so so much.

However, with that being said, I'm at a fork in the road and don't know which way to go. As I'm typing this out, I'll probably be answering my own uncertainties but I must present what's on my mind here just in case I am able to gain valuable insight from anyone in the community to make a sound decision moving forward. I guess it's like talking it out but typing instead... lol...

Here goes... In the past year and a half, I have got into a few information affiliate programs basically went through shiny object syndrome and when I found myself having to search outside of the site because of information that was missing the more I consumed the more I stayed confused and just hopped everywhere thinking that the next program would reveal the answer. Not the case.

After coming only this far into the Lessons, I now know why this is such an important step and I understand that I need to make a decision as to if it's gonna be the affiliate Bootcamp or EOC.

Here's my problem, I've been confused for so long that I kind of got turned off by the whole information affiliate program bit and I just uncovered a whole other world in which seems so much more fun to build out in the form of a website or websites with different niches and especially something that it's going to be something I like or want to know more about. Now I don't know which way to go.

I feel like I should stick with what I know since I do have a year over-invested. Hmmm, like I said I probably was going to answer my own uncertainty but I'm interested in getting feedback.
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kimfal74 Premium
Hi everyone,
I am having a hard time figuring out my niche... My hobbies are, taking pictures from my phone, traveling (when I can afford it), working as an extra, model and actress in small roles here in Norway (it's a bit different here than in the US).

I love drinking coffee, reading books (however, reading a book is years since I have done), learning about ADHD (I am diagnosed and not on medication), podcasting.

Man, there is much but I really don't know much about anything!!!

This is going to be HARD!
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Charlii1001 Premium
I had the same problem :) I had so many ideas and didn’t know where to start. I started to think about the one thing I could talk about for hours about and how often I was online looking this up and that is how I found mine.
Take time to think about it and don’t rush it...it will definitely come to you.
Good luck:)
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kimfal74 Premium
Thanks, Charlii1001 :) May I ask what you ended up starting with, it's ok if you don't want to tell me :)

However, I have probably been a little quick but I already started it for some time back and have held the domain name to build it again, I chose to go with handmade jewelry. I am setting up my privacy policy at the moment :)
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Charlii1001 Premium
I went for baby products, I’ve narrowed it down to dresses to begin with but I intend to build it up over time adding other products. Yours sounds like a great niche:)
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kimfal74 Premium
Ohhh....yours is a great niche also! :)
I was thinking of that at one point as well but then I went to toddler, however, I ended up with jewelry...hahaha...I figured I could do toddlers at a later point. Toddlers will always be here...LOL :)
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Charlii1001 Premium
Yeah you definitely could:) and there’s so much to use as your niche with them :)
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Tguth Premium
To pick a niche, think what make you Happy! You like to model then their a lot to talk about in that.
But the one thing I know for sure is pick the one thing you love most. Why i say this is because when you get started their going to be a lot of writing. You'll she it not like you cant do more when you know more. Follow the training step by step and when you learn it then pick up more. Until then start out with one. Work with it and move on you got this we are all here to achieve are goals and Dreams. Don't make it hard make it fun.

Tguth
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I think although it seems quite a simple thing to do. Picking a niche appears to be harder than it looks, as I see I am not alone in the concept that it is difficult. I get the impression that it is best to consider something that you like, but could this option be thrashed as it is popular?

I was thinking about travel, could this be an option. But Amazon doesn't do travel. Should I just settle for something associated with travel like luggage?
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YvetteC2 Premium
Choosing a niche can certainly be a hard task to complete. Choose a niche that you like, yes, and that you feel you can offer a lot of content around since you'll need to write quite often. Amazon is not the only affiliate-related option, so I wouldn't choose your niche around what they offer. I am not sure if you're able to see the "Affiliate Program" area here in WA. But there are certainly other affiliate programs you can research around travel. You can also Google: travel+affiliate programs. This way you can see what affiliate programs comes up.

I hope this is helpful to you.

Kind regards,
Yvette
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Yes this does help, should have thought of this as it was part of the training, thanks.
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A very nice video. I am interested in and good at programming, analyzing and designing software systems. In the field, There are a lot of abstract stuffs. They are unsimilar with products like foods, tools, clothes,etc. It is hard for me to figure out a niche in this filed.
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Kyle Premium
Well you can definitely leverage these past skills to build a business online. As for your niche, you get to choose the direction fr that. Who specifically do you want to help?
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I am promoting active life style and fit and healthy for women at age 40 - 50 in order they can have better living quality and in the same time I do want them to have money freedom.

So my niche is active life style, fit and wealthy...

Kindly please feedback and give suggestion
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Kyle Premium
I just wouldn't try to combine too many different niches into one. You want to keep things more targeted.

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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Well, I'm well over 50 so I know how important it's "living quality" and "money freedom.
I think it's a great idea!
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I want to help people that want to live healthy and have better qu
living quality in their old age

What do you think @Kyle?
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It's a very good video. Thanks.
I'm still clueless, but I am researching and hopefully will find my niche soon.
However, I also like the idea of promoting WA because I could do it in Spanish. I could not only promote WA, but I could also help with clarity and translations for people who don't know much English. Is this a possibility?
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Kyle Premium
Sure, you can build out your website in any language that you like. That is up to you. If you are promoting WA in Spanish, just do know that we are an English only community.
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That could change, don't you think so?
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RachelC2 Premium
I can think of many nieche that interest me, and some I'm very passionate about number one would be learning people can never learn to much this is very interesting to me, because I just soak up all the knowledge I can get. Technology is another big interest for me. I love swimming outdoor activities, unfortunately,but smoking cigarettes, science,space, studying anything educational is fun,and interesting at the same time. Those are just a few ideas I came up with.
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Kyle Premium
Your niche ideas are definitely viable directions for your niche. You need to choose one when starting out, what are you most passionate about?

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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I am willing to write about Smart Tv, But the confusion is should i write about best tv's or The cheapest Tv's, So please help me with it, And also advice me that is this niche good for Starting a business or not?. Thank you everyone. Especially Kyle.
Thank You,
Ankur Sapariya.
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Hackerist Premium
Write about both topics. That shouldn’t be a problem. Are you passionate about smart tv? Do you think you are going to write good reviews about smart tv? Generally speaking, check the searches and competition to know how big is the market (and how profitable is the niche) for the product you are trying to blog about.
Tom
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pamfastik Premium
My niche has always been Computers. Not the real ones, but the kind you find in gifts, novelties, and toy sections of stores. I Love looking at them I believe people would love to see them sitting in their office on the desk or a shelf. Given to them as a gift or bought it themselves because it's fun. No one can remove those images from my mind. I see them in different stores. I always hoped to own a store of my own to sell only those kinds of products.
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Kyle Premium
Sure, you could definitely head in that direction and this could be a unique direction you head here.
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So I get the feeling finding a niche means finding a product one is passionate about. I don't think I am passionate about any product like I am passionate about computers, photography, dogs, immigration reform, southern border barrier, solar energy and electric automobiles. Not sure there is a niche in there anywhere. Hmmmmmmmm?
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - a niche is not just simply a single product. It is a subject or topic you are passionate about and can help people with, by providing advice and useful information. Most of the subjects you have mentioned could be considered a niche but would require narrowing down. For example, photography, you could write how-to guides, and recommend different accessories such as a particular lens or tripod.
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Thanks, Diane. Much obliged. Unfortunately, I don't consider myself expert enough in photography as yet to put myself in a position of an expert. I am still learning myself. The hobby/business is very complex to know enough. Just not sure how my writings or recommendations can mean much to others where I can earn money. Confused.
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - you don't necessarily need to be an expert. People are interested in hearing other people's views and opinions. Have you ever bought a product related either to photography or any of your other interests and been impressed by it? Have you found yourself saying to friends or family, "this is really good because..." If you can persuade people that a particular product helped you, then they will be interested enough to check it out for themselves, and maybe buy it. Then you will earn a commission.
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Charlii1001 Premium
So if using the example of baby products I use the idea of a nursery for my niche I assume that would mean cots, furniture, baby monitors etc would be included? Or have I picked this up wrong? I’m struggling to decide on one particular thing🙈 or I’m making this harder than it needs to be.
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bonzo124 Premium
You can start with one category of these products and add more of them as you get bigger. Just choose one to get started. You will understand the process by moving forward.

Many marketers create more websites later or change their niche after a while. There is no reason to worry.
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Charlii1001 Premium
Ah ok😊 thank you
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I think you have the right idea but even I didn't realize how many things can go into a baby nursery. I think you have the option to niche down even more like say baby monitors or nursery decor. So many good options with this one.
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Charlii1001 Premium
Yeah there definitely is a lot I could use. Choosing is gonna be the difficult part😃
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I just realized my passions kept changing based on friend's and families influence, based on time and based on present situations. hard to find which niche really suitable for me to market but after this lesson, it made me think again to really evaluate and identify myself, its not too late... isn't it??
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NewLaurie Premium
Enrico - I really like this little training on choosing a niche: I also think this is one of those times when you don't want to overthink things ... just go with your gut. :)
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JAC-JAMESC Premium
Never to late 😉
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Between niche and promoting WA as affiliate, can someone help with advice which one would be better chances for beginner to succeed? Personally, I have passion for electronics like TV, Video / audio players etc but at the same time promoting WA as affiliate seems to be more profitable..thanks gurus & sifus
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Andrew, being that I run into this question often, I wrote this that will 100% help you pick a good niche for you: Let me know on that page if you need further assistance.
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Hi VitaliyG, thank you very much for the article, it does really helps.
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VitaliyG Premium
No problem!
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litshome1 Premium
My main goal I should say is to help those in transitional living have what they need to survive on the street. Backpacks are a huge part of that. I want to be able to find a niche that will support my passion for helping people and that will provide a lucrative income.
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Jlockwoo Premium
First and foremost, i just want to say, @Kyle..... You sound like a really cool guy that I'd get along with. You've done an amazing job with explaining things and the videos.

I do have a question though, about what i want my niche to be.

I was thinking it would be mobile phone repair. I wasn't sure if it had to be a product or something i could directly monetize strictly online.

Then the second part, is it's not just that. I specifically want to hone in and focus on the broken screens and parts that have a lot of salvage value and hidden value, if you're willing to put forth the extra effort.

Does that work?
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merlynmac Premium
I think that would be fine. You could provide a lot of info and tips and still make sales from replacement screens, toolsets and so on.
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Jlockwoo Premium
Thanks! I agree, i think the information side of it i could leverage to educate and help people understand the ins and outs!

=D
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Mpiland Premium
For me, choosing a niche was pretty but and dry. Having taught dance on a professional level for almost 30 years, I understand the many facets and areas of dance and how it can influence and change lives. Ther are so many different areas of the dance world to explore from the actual act of dance to makeup, health and exercise just to name a few. Its definitely worth checking out.
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Kyle Premium
That is great, that is definitely the direction it sounds like you should head. I really look forward to working with you and seeing your website take shape moving forward. :)
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I came to Spain 3 years ago. I have been teaching English to Spanish (local face-to-face), French (telephone/Skype) and Japanese (telephone/Skype). There are many on-line English courses. I have an idea to create an offering that fast-tracks English learners with conversational English without burdensome grammar and vocabulary exercises.
Not sure how to define the niche.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, that is most definitely the direction you could head with your niche. If this is something that you are passionate about, definitely go for it Graham!
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KateBlake1 Premium
Hi there
I want to work with Women of menopause and pre and post age, women of 40 plus. So it will be health products, other items for luxury and comfort. I also want to push the affiliate program for those who are at an "is this it?"stage in there lives. Literally my niche and ideal customer is me. I buy lots of health and beauty products on line and would like to pull them all together for my customers.

I also think at this time in life you can feel a little "is this it?" so actually having the business opportunity is also a great thing for my customers. I also sell my Best selling book through Amazon so Im guessing I can add that on my site too.

Thoughts?
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Dale123 Premium
Sounds like a plan! :)
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ABritnell73 Premium
Quick questions... Can you go on with your own niche and promote wealthy affiliate as well or is that too much too soon? I like the idea of creating my own niche and website but wouldn't mind promoting the company that is helping me make it happen as well.

Smiles,
Angel
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - it is not recommended to do both at the same time. The training is quite in-depth and you would need two separate websites. Trying to add content on a regular basis to both would be challenging and time consuming. Wait until you have one up and running first before taking on another.
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Amelita Premium
Hi there Angel
Yes you can.

All you need is a Wealthy Affiliate review post with links so they can join.

Within your posts, or somewhere on your home page, even in your menu if you want, you can promote WA.

You can promote to your readers that if they are interested in learning how you were able to build a website like you have they can check out your review on your favorite website building program (WA)

You can also promote to your readers that you are an affiliate and you earn from your blog and if they want to find out how they can also become an affiliate, they can check out your review post of the #1 affiliate program (WA)

Or, promote to your readers about what they are there for.
So lets say you have a website about dogs.
Now, to promote WA, maybe you are doing a post about a specific kind of "show dog" then you can say to your readers...

If you want to create a fun blog about your "show dog" and learn how to earn some extra cash while blogging, check out my review post on "how to build a website about showdogs and earn income"

Then, in that post you are directing them too, you can add in a "call to action button" or link them to WA. (This post will also be a review post of WA) Informative and showcasing how your reader can get creative with their interests :)

Those are just a few examples, feel free to get creative.
All the best,
-Amelita
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HelenpDoyle Premium
What I did (as was suggested by fellow WAers) was do a bit on my About page relaying how I learned to build my website. I now have a WA site and my original personal site (science fiction and fantasy) that subtly, I hope, promotes WA.
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LuigiCappel Premium
Hi Angel, as Diane said, I agree that you should do it on two websites. I have other blogs, one in particular which is like my sandbox. It's whatever I want to write about rather than something specific. Here's my blog where I wrote about WA using my Affiliate link. https://luigicappel.wordpress.com/2019/06/05/affiliate-marketing-that-works-while-i-wait-for-my-back-surgery/
If you don't have one, you now know how to do it. You can get a second website here at WA the same way you got your first one. A lot of people say to get your own name .com if it is available. I have a unique name so I didn't feel I needed to, but if you have a name which is more common, and there can't be many people like me, then I'd go for your name.
I don't think it is a good idea at this stage to use the one you have developed for Affiliate marketing UNTIL you are a huge success. At that point, irrespective of your niche, you would be in a good position to create a post saying how you got to be so successful and that people can click on your Affiliate link to learn how to do it yourself.
Just my thoughts, hope I've added to the discussion.
Regards
Luigi
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ABritnell73 Premium
Very good advice Diane. As you can see I really have know idea what is all involved to make this happen, which is why I wanted to reach out to everyone. Thank you for reaching out.

Smiles,
Angel
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hey guys, I have chosen a niche in a digital nomadic lifestyle, and travel services, I love this idea because I really love to travel the world on budget not luxury. I wanna see different places and people. I did some freelancing work in IT field, but I now I wanna know if is it possible to make an affiliate program in this niche so it will be passive income. I already did some offline affiliate in that field, like selling tours and stuff but I wanna know if this niche is good for online or not. I can't find products related to this niche on Amazon unless it is travel gears, does anyone have any idea about getting started and seeing around this niche, some links or some advice? thank you so much
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - you are not limited to Amazon. Check out this feature here at WA, where you can search for relevant affiliate programs. Do remember though, some programs expect to see a good deal of content on your website before approving you, so concentrate on that first, before applying.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/affiliate-programs
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thanks for the answer, I am new to this, I don't know where I can find that, my website right now is in two languages,my lang and English, in english side almost is empty, I don't know how can I apply these affiliate program in my language, or should I make content in Egnlish to be eligible for those affiliate program?
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DianeScorpio Premium
Did you click on the link in my previous reply? When using the list of affiliate programs, there is a search feature, where you can pick a particular country. Perhaps you could try that to see if there is an affiliate program in your language.
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JAC-JAMESC Premium
who needs a good laugh this video cleared what a niche is for me
Know you all going to laugh I sure am I was lost on what a niche was before I watched this if would of asked me what a niche was I would of told ya its something you eat 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 know exactly what I'm doing now yeah!!
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Vickic3 Premium
LOL- love this comment and all the best with your Niche :)
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Kyle Premium
Haha, close! I guess in theory a niche could be something that you eat, as there are many "food related" niches. lol
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Wresh Premium
Hi Kyle,

I was wondering since your recommendation is NOT to do the OEC and Bootcamp but to choose one of them, how would I be able to start referring people to WA? :) I have a niche ready to work with but I also would like to have the opertunity to refer others to WA.
Are there any specific reasons to your recommendation other than "Timeconsuming - focus on one project at hand"?
From what I understand the reason is to only focus on one project at a time? Atleast for a newbie like me, but as I get better, faster, more secure should that stop me from going through Bootcamp?
I mean going to Vegas does sound like alot of fun... :)

As always,
Best regards :)
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - the training is quite intense and as a beginner, it would be challenging to work through both courses at the same time. Plus, ideally you would need two websites, as they are separate niches, and trying to add content to both on a regular basis is very time-consuming.

There is nothing to stop you completing the Online Entrepreneur Certificate and getting your first website set up, and then moving on to the Bootcamp. If you have friends or family interested in joining WA, you could send them your affiliate link by email.
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Wresh Premium
@DianeScorpio

Thank you very much for that answer, Wow, this community really IS the best.
And also thank you for clearing that out. I guess I already knew the answer.
I might have friends to refer one day. I just need to get things going so that I can show them that WA really works. =)

Best regards,
Wresh
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Kyle Premium
And if you have any further questions George do let us know. :)
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Hadjie Premium
The video is very informative and easy to understand about the niche. I have a lot of interest to start with, but I should start with the most I am interested in. I hope I get a good start with my niche as my first trial. The only thing I am a bit scared is how and what to write in the content of my niche.

Thank you,

Hadrian
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PastorDre Premium
WA is a great place to learn new things.
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a very important lesson I learned about choosing a Niche is that it starts with me - What I am passionate about. This really helps to narrow it down and make it a little easier to center on what interests me. I have always thought about how to make money online - feasibly. I guess I will take a Jump-Start from there, using my own learning experiences to expose the Niche more as I gain the required skill-set
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Kyle Premium
Excellent, glad it helped you out Thandi and if you ever want to run your niche ideas by us feel free to do so. :)
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ssadlier26 Premium
I am new here only been a member two days now. I'm thinking for my first neche will be health and wellness products or baby clothing. I have a 1 year old daughter and always need more baby clothing lol as they grow fast. I also am interested in health and wellness so this should be a good start I think...
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Kyle Premium
You will want to narrow either one of these categories down a bit. When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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KateBlake1 Premium
Hi there, really comprehensive video. I already coach women and as I am a woman of 50 (in a week) so I decided my neich could be menopausal womens health. I know its a massive market as I did a public talk on the subject a few months ago and im on various groups on social media.
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FRANKFRANKE1 Premium
wonderful that you chose a subject all women will encounter!you have multi-Billions of potential customers. congratulations!!wish you much success!!
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JoshDean Premium
guys if i choose a niche lets say fitness and then narrow that down to accessories is it best to then narrow it down even further to a specific item and just specialise in that one item i.e lets say jump ropes etc?? thanks in advance for the help
Josh
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PastorDre Premium
I would say keep it with accessories but you can narrow down your blog post and reviews to things like ropes, protein drinks, and different types of accessories. Let me know if you have any more questions.
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JoshDean Premium
Thank you for your help and support

Josh
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PastorDre Premium
You are welcome
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Kyle Premium
Jump ropes and skipping could be a niche indeed.

Within that niche there are many things that you could discuss, many different exercises, many products/services you could promote, events, etc.
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JoshDean Premium
Thanks for your response. I was using the fitness as an example however I am very interested in hiking and it’s something I do myself. I followed your example in the video to narrow down the niche and didn’t know whether hiking equipment was to broad of a niche or wether to choose a particular piece of equipment and focus the website just on that item range?
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Akgtex Premium
if i want to use images or pictures i have found off of google on my niche website, am i allowed to do that or is that a copyright violation ? For example, i am needing pics of the muscles in the neck and can find plenty on google. I am just just not sure if i am allowed to use them?
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NewLaurie Premium
Hi - you might find this helpful:
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Akgtex Premium
you're awesome! Thank you Laurie!!
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Amazing, thanx
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can I still have the opprtunity to be able to apply affiliate even if I am not yet premium. I am a handicapped And I will not be able to find a regular job to pay premium. So I was thinking if I can earn a bit outside premium membership. Then later I can upgrade to premium can I do that here in WA?
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DeniseAS Premium
Hi you can be a free member for 6 months, so if you do that work on the training as hard as you can and get as many blogs on your website as possible. After 6 months you will be asked to go premium. Good luck with your decision.
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RoopeKiuttu Premium
Yes got can still apply and get accepted for Affiliate programs as a starter member.
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bellison0828 Premium
I have decided on my first niche. I am the designer/owner of a greeting card company. I am trying to see how I could make this work for me. All of my greeting cards are different, intentionally. I hardly ever make 2 of the same card, but only because that is boring to me. I think that my niche is to make things beautiful;to the best of my ability and that is through my greeting cards.

I am obsessed with beauty and there is so much of it in the world. I believe that I make amazingly beautiful greeting cards. My cards are made to order some of the cards are made in different color options I try to put lots of samples of my previous work so that you have a clear picture in your head of what your card could look like. Then there are some cards that the buyer will have options to choose different things on the cards i.e. sentiment, occasion.

I have been making cards for the last 20 years. I have grown a lot in those 20 years, but you can always learn more. And I am always up for that. If by chance you choose to allow me to design a card for you from one of my many designs, you are saying that you allow me to make some changes according to the product that I have on hand. Your card will look very simular, but with my own special twist on it. The product you recieve will be somewhat simular, but better and filled with love.

Does anybody think that his will work, besides me?
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PastorDre Premium
It should work if you work it.
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rebarton Premium
I have decided on my first niche: vacuums and general cleaning supplies. I could do reviews, product suggestions, what not to use, maybe even review Pinterest cleaning suggestions. I am a cleaning lady and have been for almost 10 years so I thought it might be a good place for me to start. What do you think? Maybe after I get that one set up, I could move on to another passion of mine.
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ww197804 Premium
yes that would be great and a review of the products will help your people who visit your website get a good ideal how well it cleans
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grooverlife Premium
I think that's super cool! Not everybody would think that their regular job would qualify as something you could take online. But I research almost everything I buy online, and reviews have been most helpful on making the purchasing choices I have. And my wife loves Amazon immensely, so a lot of those are purchased through affiliate links. So congrats!
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ariesight Premium
That's great. And you're already an expert so even better!
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Eric222 Premium
I have many ideas and i will start with one and as i know more I will expand the products and services. First I have to get my feet under the table and then take it from there.
The way the course appears to be presented it appears to be a very logical step by step education.
I'm very excited to see my futuer progress alongside my WA colleagues
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, just narrow it down when you are starting out Eric. It only takes ONE niche to be very successful online.

I really look forward to seeing your progress moving forward. :)
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hi,
I have read many of the comments below and found out that the main point of choosing a niche is to be specific. But I am so frustrated that I don‘t know what to choose.
I saw some of you saying that choose a niche that is your hobby / you have passion in it,
I think TRAVELING is my hobby and passion, but I don’t know how to narrow it down :-I
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cramervod Premium
What are your favorite places to travel to? What would you bring with you or wish you had brought when you went/go there? Just pretend to be somebody who wants to travel but is completely unaware about what it takes to do what you do.
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Kyle Premium
A niche can honestly be anything, what are you passionate about? What are you interested in?

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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Vmacalister Premium
I'm loving this but I need to be clear, so if I know the niche that i want to do, I carry on with this training but if I want to promote only wealthy affiliate I leave this training and go to the boot camp training?
Is this right?

Thanks
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leoemery Premium
Correct
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JoePlale Premium
Basically, that is true .. ‘tho completing “Both” the OEC Training “And” The Bootcamp training would give you a “MASSIVE” Affiliate Marketing Education ....... ( Kinda a PhD in WA ;- )
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Vmacalister Premium
Wow okay thankyou!! Me being me would like to eventually do both... I'm going to try for my own niche at the moment and see how I go with that...
And, Do most people not usually promote WA at some point anyway?
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PaulBoudreau Premium
Good Day, Hamza.

If I'm reading your question correctly, you're saying:

... I want to walk, but I don't want to use my legs, or
... I want to walk, but I don't want my feet to touch the ground, or
... I want to walk, but I don't want to get off this chair!

The easiest way to be successful in life is to follow the teachings of successful people.
This is not some crazy maxim that I've invented.
This is common knowledge.

Go back as many steps as you need to understand what a niche is.
Find a NICHE that you are comfortable with and begin there!

You cannot start at the top of the pyramid,
there is someone there already.

You have to begin at the bottom.
You cannot begin as president of the bank.
You have to start as a teller.

There are dozens and perhaps 100's of pages here explaining what a niche is and how to go about finding one. This is where you have to begin. I'm not suggesting that you become the proverbial lemming running off the cliff, but you have to follow instructions to achieve the results that the program describes.

Research what a niche is UNTIL,
you can explain to someone else, "What is a niche?"

You will have to bother with a lot of stuff you don't like to achieve success.
There is no other way around it.

If you do find any easy way to success, market that idea!

A niche, ... "the easy road to success"

Everyone would like to find it, but no one has,
and besides it would take all the hard work out of it and make success, meaningless!

Paul
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GlennHall Premium
Our niche, we desire to show people how to be free from the rat race to many of us call life. work to home , home to work is not a life its an existence. WA is helping set me free I want to lead others to a place where they can be free with us. think about it who we gunna hang out with if our friends are all at work.
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Kyle Premium
Sure, this is absolutely the direction that you can head here. If you are going to head in this direction, I highly recommend that you head through the affiliate bootcamp training.

i look forward to seeing your website evolve. :)
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Hello, I am from India and in India many people dont purchase things online instead they buy it from shops. So if i am doing affiliate marketing in India will I be able to generate the amount of traffic which you are genetating from US and will I get good sales.
Can I do affiliate marketing for amazon com that is US based one instead of amazon india when I am in india.
Please help.
Thanks in advance.
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biztalk Premium
I suggest you choose India ...130 crores purchasing power
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My doubt is that can I promote the products of amazon com to US people also. Thanks for answering.
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biztalk Premium
Yes you can
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Ok. Thanks a lot for replying and clearing my doubt.
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biztalk Premium
Focus on 1 One! But..i have few points in my mind so you can help me to achieve my goal.

1: Primary Niche : Wealthy Affiliate I want to be a super affiliate and want to attend LA program.

2: I Personally like and having knowledge about MLM Multi Level Marketing so i want to attract more and more audience from that community so i like to review the MLM company and i will choose few of the good company which is real and start selling there product to earn money.
The Products: Enagic / Amway / Herbalife etc Just example which are genuine.
The Digital Products: Wealthy Affiliate

3: I want to start my own business listing platform like you are in Training business i want to start listing business as free and paid membership with affiliate program.
https://classic.listingprowp.com

Appreciate your guidance so that i can start work on my action one by one.

Note: This is my First Program i dont have any social Media account so whatever i am going to do that is for the first time in my life for online business so please help accordingly.
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biztalk Premium
WA community need your help and guidance how to proceed further. Appreciate quick response
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CarlosL1 Premium
Hi HaiderPacha, tough men, I had the same dilemma when I got laid off from first job, this happened many years ago. I was so determined to find a way to make money; just like you; and I did. Every morning I would get up and walk to work places asking for an opportunity to show how I could help and contribute with my ideas and energy, and then one day finally someone gave the opportunity I was looking for. Definitely that kept me motivated for awhile i had a roof and food on the table to feed my family until I looked into the "crazy" idea of starting my own business and try to escape the rat race, i dreamt in becoming financially free, I knew I could do it. It takes time and determination to get what you want, discipline yourself and you will get there, no doubt. I'm still working on it.

Never give up, there is always something better right in front of you, just need to go for it and make it yours.
Find your passion and never work again! (WA)

Wish you the best and Good luck!
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Kyle Premium
Good advice here. :)
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Hi everyone!

I joined just two days ago and I need some help with coming up with a good niche. At first, I thought of beauty products like hair and skin care which I buy so much of and can write honest reviews about. But I am not sure if it can get me anywhere with such high competitions on instagram and youtube.

Then I thought of my passion for creative writing and making music. But honestly I have no idea how this is going to make me money since I am not a music instrument expert to tell people what kind of piano or guitar they should buy. And i'm on the path of learning these things my self.

Today, ( now this is something very personal! ) I was writing the sentence how can I help people with -------- . and when I wanted to fill the blank I started thinking of the many years I struggled and still struggling with depression, and remembered all the things that have helped me, or things that could have helped me if I knew earlier. Like sticking to a proper medication, or journaling, or what books, or like some useful ways of thinking that can actually help with better decision making when you are depressed. So I deeply truly want any one who is suffering with depression and anxiety to know more about my journey and you know get better. But the only products that I can think of to possibly post a link for to sell is ( meditation pillow, or a link to a good yoga place for membership, water bottle, self-help apps if they are actually possible to post a link to, journals, yoga mat, calendar, etc...)

I would love to know your opinion on these and which website would you have been drawn towards to shop from or read from if for example all of the three ideas above had a website? So I'm trying to come up with something that can actually have revenue for me realistically. Thanks!

Sincerely,
Pani
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LKick Premium
Hi Pani, ok first of all, make sure you complete your profile and get us a picture so we can relate to you as a person. 😊

Next, the niche about depression is a good choice as are the others. What I have found is I needed to have lots of emotion about my niche. Don't worry about monitizing today. Follow your lessons and learn how to write great content. It could be several months till you learn all the tricks of the trade.

Start by writing great content. Good luck. You can do this.
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AnisChity Premium
Hi Pani, I think depression and anxiety is a good niche where you can make a full-time income.
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Hi anis,

thanks for your reply. Can you possibly give some hints of how I would be able to do that in terms of putting links for people to buy products. Since depression has so much to do with thinking and self help,I'm wondering how it can be used in terms of material purchases.. Thanks!
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AnisChity Premium
Hi Paniz, just head to the affiliate programs tab here https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/affiliate-programs and type in depression or anxiety and will see programs willing to give you commissions by promoting their products related to depression and anxiety.

In the next lessons, you will learn more affiliate programs and how to add affiliate links into your content.
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biztalk Premium
I think You should start website which like comedy club and post all the comedy video to reduce the depression and also pick one of the product so you will get traffic as well as money.

Be happy and Stay Fit
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Hello Biztalk!

Thank you for your reply. However, I find your reply very offensive for all who are challenged by any sort of mental illness. It is very surprising to me to see such comment in 2019 when every one should be educated enough to know more about such serious issues. Posting funny videos and seeing comedy doesn’t cure depression. In addition, I am happy.. some one can have depression and still feel happiness. I hope you dont get offended by my reply. I am trying to enlighten you about the seriousness of this illness which is currently the number one cause of disability on the globe according to world health organization. Have a lovely day!

Sincerely,
Pani
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biztalk Premium
No its OK
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CreativeGlue Premium
I know I shouldn't overthink this part. But, its definitely a challenge. I'm a graphic designer who has lost the motivation to design. However, designing is what I know best. The only niche idea that I can think of centers around design templates and/or design marketplace reviews. Are these options too vague?

Also, because I'm currently working on losing weight. I thought about focusing on food scales or food/exercise journal apps.

Are these niche options too vague?
Thanks in advance!
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PaulWatson Premium
Weightloss is a massively popular niche - you could definitaly use it - think about the problems you have/are encountering whilst losing your weight and write about that for others.

At the end of the day, whateber niche you choose think about waht problems you can solve and if there are enough products and posts to help..

Weightloss goes to

diet
Exercise
clothing
Lifestyle
Recipes

you could focus on one, or all of those I recon

Paul
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CreativeGlue Premium
Thank you Paul,

I appreciate your advice. Weightloss industry has endless possibilities. I will definitely check further into.

Thanks again.
LaTanya
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Argh i'm stuck in the point of choose my niche, the video mentions about choose the niche based in what you love, what is your passion but what about my passion is the graphic design? c'mon i think there's a million of options, not only graphic design and that's my headache: i don't know what anything else could sell to start looking for my niche and it's so overwhelmed for me, I don't even have an idea of where to start
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Hackerist Premium
Don’t over-analyze, don’t over-think, overcome the analysis paralysis choosing any topic you want, whatever related to Graphic Design and write posts as tips or reviews of related affiliate products. Don’t try to be perfect, just do it!
Tom
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This applies for any topic not only graphic design? because i want to expand my niche possibilities, not only graphic design but again i don't have any idea of how to start
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amaiya Premium
I have an idea for a niche but I would like this panel's opinion on it :)

I've been reading manga (Japanese comics) for years and so far, I've been satisfied with fan translations on free sites. My half-sister, however, find more value in reading the paperback manga as in, she's willing to pay for a physical copy of an official, translated manga. I thought about doing a niche on paperback manga after remembering this fact but then I'm afraid I won't get business because people are always looking for a free solution and there's a lot of fans translating manga for free and distributing for free. However, I ended up doing some digging and I found out it's not only my half-sister that looks actively for paperback manga. The community is promising but I'm hesitant to go for it, knowing full well the presence of free online sites.

It seems silly that I'm afraid but I'm just putting myself out there after seeing how helpful this community is.
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DwainL1 Premium
Your Niche Sounds really cool I love Manga Keep going Think how to create Value round it The Universe will give you the answer Ask and it is given
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feigner Premium
it might be worth narrowing it down a bit more - unless you know about all of the styles of manga and selecting one or two to concentrate on at the start.
Good luck
phil
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amaiya Premium
Thanks for the advice :) I actually plan to do just that.
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I'm very into the outdoors lifestyle so I would like my first niche to incorporate a product or products about this, maybe equipment, clothing etc. Is it best to stick to just one product or can I choose to promote multiple products as there are so many in this category?
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hello from Nottingham! The outdoors is a very broad niche, so you need to narrow that down first to whichever aspect you enjoy the most and can help people with - camping, hiking, mountaineering etc. You can then promote as many products as you wish, providing they relate to the niche you have chosen.
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kprushiek Premium
Some narrowed-down ideas I could think of for the outdoors:
kayaking
hiking
gardening
running
E-biking
cruise ship vacations (you seem interested in this topic)
yard games (such as bag toss, ladder golf, etc.)
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Thanks for the advice Diane, I think I’ll concentrate on the hiking niche 👍🏻 So much to learn about but it’s exciting
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Hello everyone!

I need help on choosing my first niches, does the Cruise industry had an affiliate marketing too?
I have 12 years experience working on Carnival Cruise lines from 1994 - 2006.
Can you guys help me please setting up this idea I’m totally new and I really need also to make some money at this time because I’m really broke.

Your kind understanding is really appreciated.

Thank you so much and more power!

Arnaldo Remon
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kevinzshan Premium
I'm not sure whether or not the cruise industry has any affiliate marketing offers but you could certainly be creative. If you look hard enough, you'll probably find some offers in the cruise industry but here are some other ways you could approach this.

I've heard that many airlines and hotel booking sites have affiliate offers. What you could do is send your readers an affiliate link to your airline of choice when you are trying to get people to go on a cruise some place that requires plane travel.

Another way, and probably better way, is to review and talk about things that go well on a cruise. Like make a blog post later on along the lines of "Top 10 Things you need to know before going on a cruise" or like "Top 10 items you should get before going on a cruise" and then just link the products you talk about.

The third way if you want to get spicy is to directly contact the cruise businesses once you get traffic (a lot of people) and tell them that you could drive people to their business if they pay you money every month.

Those are just some ideas and I hope that opens up your mind a little on what you could do with your niche. Just remember that everything is hard work and long term and it may not be a good idea to expect to make money right off the start. Good luck!
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Tguth Premium
Hello, and welcome to WA yes they have affiliate program here and you c as n join it have you look at boot camp? When you choose your Niche make sure it something you are passionate about.

I like to tell you that this is not going to happen over night it take hard work. But if you dedicate your self to it you can achiv and any goals or dream you might have.

I also see you like the Carnival cruise lines. Theirs many different affiliate program to get in to once you have got a few pages and post wrote. But follow the training step by step. Remember this is a business your building.

I wish you only the best as your journey to success.

Truly
Tguth
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The niche I would like to use is disability aids to make life easier for disabled people, as I have a disability myself and am always on the lookout for things to make my life easier. I'm just wondering if it's too broad or if it's ok? Thanks in advance
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JeannineC Premium
You have some options here. You can keep it broad, in which case I would suggest having categories based on type of disability. Otherwise you can focus in on a specific type of disability on a single site; in that case I would suggest having a series of sites, each one on a specific type of disability, and linking them together to create a network.
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I am very interested in health, wellness and exercise, as well as my dogs, lol. I am currently a MLM for a health and wellness company and wonder if there is a way that I could incorporate this company into home gym equipment or something along these lines, is that not specific enough?
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Hackerist Premium
You can but keep in mind that affiliate marketing and MLM or Multi-level marketing are two different things, so two different target audiences. Affiliate marketing is a system where you earn a commission promoting other people’s products and MLM as you know is a system where you earn a commission selling products through distributors you must recruit.
Following you will find a link of a post from Nathaniell comparing these two types of Marketing:
https://onemorecupof-coffee.com/mlm-versus-affiliate-marketing/
Tom
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Kyle Premium
The key when building a business online (or offline) is building a focused audience and brand through helping people within a certain niche. It is very difficult to make a product/service your niche and that is the reason people that are within MLM don't actually have a business, they are reliant on the MLM itself versus their own brand/foundation.

You are going to learn how to properly build a business online here at WA in any niche. Within that respective niche, you are going to be able to promote many different products (PRODUCT included). This will position you for much longer term success and a great deal of long term sustainability with your business.

If you can help people, you can create a long term business doing so.
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Thank you
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Kyle Premium
Glad to help you out!
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Here is my idea based on personal experience. I would like to start a site discussing products and services to help people recover from concussion. I had a very complex case of post-concussion syndrome for 3 years (bike accident April 2016) and it nearly ruined my life. I still have to follow certain treatments to keep symptoms away. People who don't recover within several weeks are treated poorly by doctors (outright accused of faking it or mental illness) who can't do much to help them. It really requires a lot of research and finding products/services that will work for each individual.
How would something like this go over?
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NewLaurie Premium
I think this is an excellent idea, Lisa. It's a niche you can really specialize in, and readers will appreciate your personal insight on the topic.
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EdieZimm Premium
Hello! We have similar ideas. My son had a traumatic brain injury in 2009. The last 10 years have taken us through many ups & downs. You are so right, sadly, that people with head injuries do not get treated properly. I applaud your efforts! I think is is an AWESOME niche. God Bless!
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Thank you! Best wishes for your son. The most helpful things for me have been seeing a functional neurologist (very expensive & naturally not covered by insurance) and a wearable device that sends photo neutrons into my brain. I use it 20 minutes a day, great results from many, many lingering issues over 3 years. Sorry he's had to deal with this so long!
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Selecting a niche is as overwhelming as was stated! I have always been kind of a technology geek with Apps that turn my lights on, to neck contraptions that hold my phone in place while I watch a movie or even owning robo-vacuums! I guess the best way of describing it is by saying that I like gadgets! With that said, how can I move forward with this interest and turn it into something for a website? Is there anywhere I can see if these are trending upward and worth creating as my niche market?
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Without even investigating try out this thought. There is billions of people out there and millions who like technological gadgets. Search out the gadgets you really like and see what is out there on the net.

And by the way if you discover a house cleaning drone let me know as we have really high ceilings that are hard to dust!:)
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Keisha-Gaye Premium
Am not sure how to choose my niche, am interested in affiliate marketing, how stay home mom can make money online, I love fashion, Makeup, and beauty supply, hair product, and I also enjoying talking to people. I love health and fitness also cooking. But which one will actually help me to help stay home mom make money online?
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hordol2013 Premium
All of those are great niches. Some people believe (and I tend to agree) that choosing the affiliate marketing niche is best done after you have successfully developed a niche website first. Otherwise, you are creating a website teaching people how to do something you haven't been successful with yet. It certainly can be done if that's where you want to start, though! It just may be quite the challenge since you have to really learn something well before you can write about it. But if you have some other niche interests, they may be better choices because you can use that niche to learn the ins and outs of affiliate marketing, which will make you more knowledgable and credible if you choose to start an affiliate marketing site down the line. Just my thoughts and certainly not a rule if that's where your heart is leading you to start.

Couple things you can do to decide between your other interests is run those niches through google trends to make sure they are going up, or at least steady.

You can analyze the competition a bit to see if you have a ton of big names to compete against. Some niches are super competitive--not that you can't or shouldn't try to break into those niches, but it's just a good idea to understand that going in to see if you're up for that with your first website.

I don't think you can go wrong with any of those niches you listed. Which would be the most fun for you to write about? Which can you generate a long list of content ideas for?
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Keisha-Gaye Premium
Thank you Hordo. Well said.
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Tanju1 Premium
The video was excellent, I had ideas floating around my mind as I was watching the video. Based on my passions, there are several niche ideas that I can incorporate in the affiliate market place. My one question at this moment is; would it be best to begin with one niche and test the waters first or can I do multiple affiliate promotions?
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ramr50 Premium
It is best to do one niche, but, you can do multiple affiliate programs within that one niche.
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nathaniell Premium
With any niche website you can promote multiple products from multiple affiliate programs. There's no limit!

That being said, I recommend focusing on just a few to start with, then branching out later.
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AmyStoskopf Premium
Well I have several in mind but trying to choose which would be the best right now. I love dogs and I am always trying to find new collars,beds, toys or just different treats anything to help give them a healthier,fun life. Dog food is a huge expense in our home with Four of them and even cats which I have three. Guess animal food in general. Dogs, cats, turtles and fish. I also love to scrapbook and have just taken up bicycling.
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JVirtue Premium
Nice AmyStoskopf,
You're on the right track. Seems like you will have no problem finding and creating your content. Your pet and love for animals is a great start. Nice.
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jessiesarno Premium
I’m probably going to focus on affiliate links but am just curious if you think Juul Accessories and Juul chargers would be a good niche. Super random lol but I have a Juul and am always losing my charger and googled it today to buy a replaceable one and then realized that I could probably make that a niche.
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Jaz333 Premium
That sounds like it could be a great niche :) It sounds like you have interest and experience with Juul products so you will be able to write content with that knowledge. There is definitely no shortage of products to work with!
Thanks, Shannon
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mcb247 Premium
Do some research using Jaaxy for keyword related items. This will tell you one if enough people are searching and two what the competition is.

If all okay then go for it :)
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JVirtue Premium
Hi JSarno1,
You got it. That's exactly what a Niche is. Nice.
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BSzedlacsek Premium
Okey, I was keep thinking since yesterday about my niche idea.. I come up with something, but not sure if this is a thing. Please if you can help me with your comment. So as I watched videos and reading and reading. I though what if I use something like Mums works from home? Doest it boring? As I'm a full time Mum I try to find something which will works for Mums or also Dads can be involved...
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Robert-A Premium
It is a very competitive niche but if you can put your own spin on it based on your own experience then go for it.
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PastorDre Premium
I like the niche and that is a good one.
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BSzedlacsek Premium
@Robert-A Thank you for your comment. Thats what I was thinking to use my own experience. I believe there is lots of full time Mums Dads out there who might need extra help. Thanks again👍
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BSzedlacsek Premium
@PastorDre Thanks for your comment. I hope it will work out they I think of it👍
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Beata and happy to help when I can.
Robert
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Lifebiz Premium
Am going through the course lessons - Now deciding on a niche.
My question is... Once I have a niche. How will I know if that product(s) are part of an affiliate marketing company that is selling them. Secondly when my website directs traffic to the seller's website and initiate a sell - how and where does the commission funnel back to my site?
Thx
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ariesight Premium
Most of the niches have products you can promote. For example, if your niche is about flowers, you can promote books or courses about gardening, tools for gardening, etc.
Amazon affiliate program is very popular so you can check out if there are products there you can promote.

I'm not sure what you ask in your second question. How can they track that the commission came from your site?
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - there are tens of thousands of affiliate programs, which offer practically every product you can think of. When you have chosen your niche, you can search in Google by typing in niche + affiliate programs.

Once you have been accepted to an affiliate program, the links they supply to be added to your site, have your ID embedded in them. This tracks when a customer has clicked through from your site. Each affiliate program has its own method of payment to pay your commission, you would need to read their terms and conditions.
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EdwinBernard Premium
Go to major companies like Amazon, Walmart, Target or wherever you would go to purchase that product and see if that company has an affiliate program. The best way to find that out is to use Google to make your query.
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Great idea Edwin
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Hey guys I've been researching online business for some time now and came across this community. This has been my hardest step to getting started. Im a first responder and we deal with stress on and off the job so maybe stress management for first responders.. I love golf but there seems to be a tons of golf related affiliate sites out there so high competition... I also love the idea of online business and creating a business as a side hustle to make money for those who work full time and are looking to supplement their income with the potential of going full time. Ughh lots of thoughts.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, I bet you are busy with your job. The reality is that we all have commitments when starting out, as we want to a way to relieve some of these pressures. An internet business can definitely be a path to doing something that you love, and doing it from where you like.

I really look forward to working with you Brian! :)
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JVirtue Premium
BG1024,
It's a bit overwhelming, but like they say, "Don't over complicate thing it." Stress Management is Great idea! WOW! What things do the professionals in your business do to relieve stress? What do you do to relieve stress? Those squeeze ball things? Massages? Google Stress Relievers, Stress management and see what you find. You're going to make a lot of people happy and stress free.
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I am really big on entertainment (TV, Movies, Games, etc), but I think that is too broad, so I would probably focus on games from the newest consoles (PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch). Is that still too broad for a niche? Also, I was wondering when it comes to affiliate programs, is it better to be a part of many different affiliate programs on your site or just a couple of them?
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hi firstly may be say your number one entertainment advice in then add you local area ,reasearch first to make sure there no one near you with this
as for affiliate it be good to have few that relate to your site
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Tguth Premium
Hello,
I can tell you what every your niche is. Make it the one you are most passionate about.
Trust me I wont only the best for you. Pick one and then follow the step by step training it will show you.
I'm going to tell you your fixing to learn. What I'm saying is true. Kyle explains Best in a post he shared. When he first started and was all over the place it's to much.

You will get their. If you have any? Feel free to ask. That's why we are here.

When you apply for Affiliate program. They will look at you site and see if they approve it.
Follow the training.

Truly,
Timothy Guth
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Tguth Premium
Building Your OWN Niche Website
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hi the niche is one if the hardest but important as we are all here to make money share our business i got few ideas for mine but i will have a search and make sure there not to much comption out there but more importantly is there a target audience
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Kyle Premium
Sure, sounds like you have some good directions here for your niche. Do let me know if you ever feel stuck at any point with your niche decision, I will be happy to help you out. :)
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Hi Kyle and everybody..
Thinking about a niche, me being a doctor and my interests (health, nutrition, sports, yoga, natural stuff..) I could come up with something; but first, I need to understand a couple of things first please. What about the “writing” part? Coz I’m not really a good writer myself; I mean, I write in good English and all but to write long paragraphs and all.. it’s not my thing. I might even find myself boring 😂 So, will I have to write regular blogs on my website or just simply respond by comments on potential clients’ posts? Or write reviews (maybe paraphrase others’)? What’s it exactly please?
Also, will the website be used to promote only one niche? A whole website for a few (possibly one) products? For example, TVs and home theater systems, would be in the same niche?
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Vickic3 Premium
Hi Rami and welcome to WA
Don't get too worried about your niche.
Write a list of things you enjoy as you have written here then pick your no.1 choice and make this your niche.
Yes, you are going to write content however these will be written in small paragraphs as you will learn as you go through all the training so my advice is to relax, get into the training and do what is taught step by step and the picture will become much clearer
Go well
Vicki
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Hackerist Premium
That’s a high demand niche! You should work on all of three, write posts, reply to your audience and write affiliate products reviews. All of them are important, but even though you don’t reply or review, you must write posts consistently. You must work on one niche only. You can promote several or many products in the same niche and yes, tv and home theater are in the same niche.
Tom
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Well I know this may seem like a lazy choice because it's literally the first product you see when pressing play on the video but as a father of 2 children under the age of 2 diapers have became our #1 product in our house hold. As I took a minute to think about it the amount of diapers sold by Amazon alone are absolutely staggering and with a some what high price tag taking a percentage off of the sale could over time become very lucrative.... I hope lol.

Any opinions on my choice would be greatly appreciated.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, it is a huge industry and a huge aspect of parents lives as they raise their children. There are many products in that space, and many questions that people are asking, information you can provide...it is a vast niche.

If this is something that you want to help people with, this is definitely a direction that you can head here.
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Something that really bugs me about disposable nappies is the enormous amount of landfill they produce. If you can find some to promote, that help lessen that issue it would be fantastic and I know many who would love to buy ones that aren't so harmful.
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grate video!
have viewed videos similar to this before but i totally did not understand at all.
only in this video where in I'm completely enlightened about the topic.
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SHensher Premium
I have been wracking my brain about what I would actually be motivated to write about consistently, and I think the answer is simply, my life. About 4 years ago, my wife and I moved to the country and started a hobby farm, and people always seem to be fascinated by the things we do here. I would love to write about my beekeeping, gardening, chickens, brewing, fermenting, foraging, permaculture projects, etc. I know this seems pretty broad, but I don't know that I could write about only one of these topics and stay motivated for very long. What do y'all think?
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NewLaurie Premium
Shaun, I think your personal experience and expertise in that area, combined with growing public interest in all things green and natural make that your PERFECT niche!

-Laurie
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Crazyhaggis Premium
There seems to be a growing trend for ‘homesteading’ at the moment, I see this type of topic on Pinterest a lot. It encompasses all of the topics you mention. I think you can successfully write about all of those ‘back to nature’ topics under one niche. Just think up a catchy and relevant domain name.
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NatNiches Premium
I think it's great! Why don't you look up some farming related blogs and see what sort of thing they're doing to get some ideas. Also, if you go to Pinterest and put in some keywords related to beekeeping, gardening, chicken farming etc etc... you will find tonnes of content ideas! It's a good place to start sharing your posts too. :)
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LAThomas Premium
You could write an ebook and sell it along with some affiliated products
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SHensher Premium
For sure I'll write multiple ebooks. I come from a book design background, so I have all the skills to make gorgeous ebooks. :)
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Gedisa Premium
Thanks a lot Kyle.After watching the video,I came up with some niches. Question is,do I have to do some research on that particular product before promoting it? If I happen to choose a product from google or amazon, do I have to copy the review content to my website or do I have to come up with my own review. ?
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Nadia27 Premium
Hi Gedisa
You need to come up with your own review, otherwise Google will not rank your post because it is duplicate. Take those reviews as inspiration and create something with your own words and vision
Thanks
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Hi Kyle... This information is really useful thanks man. So my question would be is it going to cost me money to choose boot camp? 2nd question What is acxatly the first step that I have to do to put what ur teaching here onto practice?

Kind regards
Motshidisi Madibela
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JasonKim Premium
Hi Motshidisi,

I'm sure Kyle will fill you on the details, however, the boot camp works the similar way as the free training you're going through now. The first phase of the boot camp training lessons is free. Next, if you choose to become a premium member then you can complete the phases that follow.

If you're interested in pursuing the boot camp direction click on Training to the left under Dashboard then choose Affiliate Bootcamp.

Mush success,
Jason
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Kyle Premium
The first level/phase of both OEC and Bootcamp are included in your starter membership. If you want to continue through the training beyond that, it is within the Premium.

It is $19 the first month, then it is $49 per month after the first month. This includes absolutely everything you need to create and grow a business online from the training, weekly live classes, he support, the tools, the websites/hosting, the mentoring, network, exclusive access to all updates...you name it.

We also have a 6 month option for $234 which works out to be $39 per month when paid in full, and a yearly option of $359 which is a big discount and that works out to be $29 per month when paid in full. You can choose either or.

Hope this helps you out Motshidisi and if you have any further questions let me know.
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SStrauss1 Premium
Hi guys, I'm trying to get a domain for my website, but every time it's not linking up with the IP!
Do I have to buy a domain now?
Thx for your assistance and help. I'm stuck now on my "how to build a website"!
Kyle, can you please come to my rescue? Anyone?
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cramervod Premium
use the site rubix sites because you will need to be a premium member to buy and host a domain you own here.
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RoopeKiuttu Premium
Hi Sandra-mari,

You can start with a free domain and get your own domain name once you're 100% sure which name you want.

Once you know which name you want, you can purchase it here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/domains

When you have your own domain name, it's not recommended to change it afterwards because that will affect Google rankings.

That being said, I recommend picking your own domain name as soon as possible because one ranking factors in Google is domain age. So, the earlier you pick your domain, the better. Then it starts gaining authority in Google's eyes.

-Roope
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I actually though trying to find my niche would be hard but after watching the video I know my niche will be jewelry findings for handmade jewelry.

It is in line with my passion and I know for sure there is a market out there for the products.

Thank you Kyle!
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, that is definitely a direction that you can head. If you are passionate about this space then go for it!
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Prior to watching the video, I had the silly belief that finding a niche would be complicated. Now that I've finished watching the "finding your niche" video I have to say how refreshing it is to know that my mind was making it out to be more complicated than it really is. I have a true love and passion for anything and everything tech related so I am going to make that my primary focus. Once I've used that as my foundation to learn how this is all done, I'll branch out into other niches down the line.
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chris927 Premium
I agree... I had tried to find a niche with another program and didn't have nearly as good help in the process. Good luck!
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Kyle Premium
Thanks Darnel, that is something we actually hear quite a bit. We teach what works, we know what works, and this is what we have been helping people with for the last 14 years here at WA! :)
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SStrauss1 Premium
We have a big issue with security. So, what about "Protection tools and gadgets?" I also like digital electronic stuff, like cellphones and covers for cellphones or protect your cellphone. Ah, there is protect again. Furthermore, when I link healthcare to my niche, as part of products for protection against various illnesses, diseases, something in this line!
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RoopeKiuttu Premium
That sounds very interesting! You can continue with that idea. I think it has a lot of potential!
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SStrauss1 Premium
Ok thx Robert!
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PriscaMolap1 Premium
Thank you Kyle. I have watched this video twice now BUT I am still so confused. I do not know what my Niche is. I need help. I have tried Jewelry (I absolutely love jewelry!!) as a Niche before sad to say it failed but yea...so my next niche I would like to be very careful when I make my selection.
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Kyle Premium
Your niche is not the product you are selling typically, rather it is the audience interested in something or needing help with something.

Jewelry has MANY different niches within it. What type of jewelry, and who do you want to help find jewelry?

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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PriscaMolap1 Premium
@Kyle I think I have filled in the blank . I want to run it by you so here goes... I want to help people that are minimalist.
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SantiagoAG Premium
Thanks Kyle for the second great video on niche. Ok so my question is to anyone that can help me, I was thinking of doing batteries for power tools as my niche so I looked at YouTube and some blogs and found that batteries from Amazon which they must have bought it from the same place that I am going to buy it,it seems that they have very bad longevity problem and quality is very poor so do you think that's a problem or is there a way to get better quality and still make money out of it
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Shaughn Premium
I don't know the answer to that, but having worked in and around th construction industry for many years I can tell you that if you can find the answer to that exact question and guide people to better quality, longer lasting batteries for their tools then you will make a killing.
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SantiagoAG Premium
True thanks👍
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Kyle Premium
That is what your job will be, as the authority site. You will be helping people choose the best batteries, how to find certain types, help them with certain battery issues or questions, etc.

This is definitely a direction you could head with your niche and as you are seeing, there is a lot of information out there and it is likely not streamlined in a way that is useful. This creates opportunity for people like you or I to create useful and targeted authority websites that can help them out.
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If I am looking and thinking I am really donot know which one yet my niche .I am ready focus on commit on financial services .I found out your WA do certain things new ,could help people achieve their goals It s amazing too. I want you help me point out I can share what I am doing can educate people .Online or youtube ,google many resources talk about finance .But none of them teach people are succeed or change their life as I saw many normal persons,no back ground,could be extraordinary . People join us get free training,get mentor ,step by step,support and get pay when they are training too.That product is very powerful to help people protect their income,earn extra money and last thing s very important use a tools that goverment allow us tax deffer and tax free ,is it awesome .?.
Second my web site I want use CBD Hemp oil is it good niche ? I know many products loose weight ,skin care ....potion .lotion out there ?
Can you let me know ,thank you Kyle
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PositivelyMe Premium
Hi @Kyle,

Welcome to WA, choosing a niche can seem to be a hard thing to do but really all you have to do is think of something you enjoy doing or talking about. The training you will get from WA explains everything you need to know in regards to start helping people online and make money. It isn't something that will happen over night but as long as you are constant and don't give up it will come. Also, I think that a niche in CBD Hemp Oil will be great! It is rapidly growing in popularity in the US so I say go for it.

Best of luck,
Steph
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Shaughn Premium
My niche idea that I think I'm going with is strategy games. Initially I plan on doing strategy board games, but I plan on leaving the website name slightly on the vague side (e.g. Strategy Gamer) to leave open the possibility to expand into strategy video games once I know more what I'm doing. Any thoughts on this plan / idea would be of interest to me.
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I'm also thinking about something related to games. Strategy board games will always be there and is a very nice videogame genre - games like LoL and DoTA prove how big the market is. IMO, go for it!
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wmurpheyjr Premium
Hello Kyle. After watching the video I believe I want to go into camera equipment. I have worked in the television industry for over 20 years so it is something I know and have enjoyed. But is camera equipment too broad? Should I narrow it to certain cameras or audio equipment? Or maybe just microphones. Thanks again.
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merlynmac Premium
Hello,
I'm not Kyle but I'd like to chime in here. If you can narrow it to a more specific group, you'll have an easier time ranking for and selling to that niche (i.e. less competition). Can you target a more specific group such as video equipment for professional productions or something like that (you know, differentiate between the home videographer and the professional)?
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MonicaFrench Premium
I have a few ideas. I am a little confused as to choosing. Should I go more specific or is it good to have a little variety and be more broad-based? Also I know we are given two websites with the intro version. Should we choose two different niches? I also like the bootcamp but you suggested we go one direction and not take on both. Is that just at the beginning until we get the hang of it? Is it something we can pursue later? Thanks so much!
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - generally more specific is better, but that doesn't mean restricting yourself to just one product. Remember, you will be writing lots of articles on your chosen niche, so make sure there is enough to talk about, and that you won't get bored with.

The training is quite intense, and it would be difficult to apply to two websites at the same time, so just work on one to start with.

You can certainly pursue the bootcamp training if you wish, but again not at the same time. Both training courses start off broadly similar, but the bootcamp goes much more in-depth into money making online and the promotion of WA itself.
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MonicaFrench Premium
Thank you for your insight! I didn't realize I would be doing a lot of writing but that actually is fine with me. :) I will focus on developing one and then work on building from there!
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Rici922 Premium
Hey guys,
I have an idea, since I am an athlete and I know a lot about my body, I can always help my friends and family with stuff like back pain, muscle tightness etc., using foam rollers, massage balls and things like that. Do you think that would be a good niche, building a website around helping people to basicly help themselves using products like foam rollers and stuff?
Thanks for your opinions!
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Dale123 Premium
Yep sounds good to me, go for it! :)
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TheCatherine Premium
sounds fabulous
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SStrauss1 Premium
I think that is a wonderful idea. People are so involved in sports, any remedy or tools to ease their pain is an excellent udea!
Go for it! Good luck!
Sandra
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Bluesamber Premium
Hello WA members I am trying to work out a niche - I have a website just paid out a lot of money to upgrade already within financial services offshore which i have been involved with for the past 23 years. I am trying to to find another niche bur keep coming back to International Health insurance etc.Can I use this programme for my website or should i find an alternative niche that everyone else has become successful with
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Kyle Premium
Who specifically do you want to help with insurance? What type of insurance? You could use this niche, but don't force yourself into doing something that you don't really feel all that committed to just because you have overspent on something related to it in the past.

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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Bluesamber Premium
Kyle many thanks for your response .I have been self employed Financial advisor for 23 years and have traveled to the middle east Caribbean and Asia selling Insurance products and Investments My issue the markets have changed and I realise i require either to develop the need for internet traffic to my existing website for instance the simple subject of Health Insurance for expats or i do a 360 and look for a new niche- this is what I am contemplating and I am stuck in my mind
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Thank you that relate to my niche
I want to help people understand more about life insurance ,a vehicle to help family that gov allow insurance agents to sale products . For people who are retire they arenot save enough for their retirement .Even most of them already have social security ,401 k , pensions , others saving plans .
For parents know how important early saving for college fund and where to put in,to avoid penalty 10 % if their kids are not use that fund.
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Hi. I'm wanting to create my nice around children, mainly things like emotions, how to talk to kids, how to start discussions etc but I'm not sure how to define it. I'm just up to looking at naming my website as well and I was thinking something along the line of kids talk or let's talk kids but when you take the space between the words away it could easily come out like (letstalkkids) let stalk kids or (kids talk) kid stalk which I certainly don't want. Any ideas? Thanks
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Stella2 Premium
Hi Michelle;

You'll also want to find one that not in use now in case you want to buy the domain later.

Here's a free tool where you enter words or phrases and it gives you suggestions for available domain names and ideas:

https://leandomainsearch.com/

Best to you,
Stella :-)
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Great thank you stella, that will be very useful.
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JennieHuyton Premium
I thought I’d chosen my niche but am wondering if Eco Friendly Products is too broad? I love anything to do with saving the planet so would find it hard to scale my niche down into something very specific say to just Eco Friendly cleaning products or Eco Friendly Supplements. Please can the community advise me on how best to move forward as I’m keen to progress with the WA training and start building my website, but want to make sure I’ve nailed my niche first before progressing 😊
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Anjeri Premium
Eco Friendly niche is good but you got to narrow it down to the specific products or have a specific target e.g women, children, elderly, nursing mom etc. Yes you can choose either cleaning products, beauty products, supplements and offer different advise on how to use them and then do some product reviews to boost your affiliate marketing.
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feigner Premium
you could narrow down at the start to one area of eco friendly products.
use google to show you the most searched for topics.
once you have gained traction in this one area then move onto the next, the basics have been done so the next will be easier,then the next, etc
this way you will cover what you want but in a way that allows you to get noticed rather than trying to spread your articles over too broad an area.
good luck
phil
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MBassett Premium
Newbie looking for some guidance from the community. My mind is spinning right now but trying to bring it in to focus after the video. Thinking of cardio equipment as a niche. Two questions come to mind. #1. Is the niche too broad or should I focus on a specific area such as eliptical trainers? #2. Does the shipping cost weigh in to the decision of the niche? Obviously those who may order an eliptical trainer are going to pay more shipping than those buying a book. Thoughts??
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PaulWatson Premium
Hey there, I don;t think cardio equipment is too broad.. you could write posts that go narrower but I think it is ok.. for example - you could write about best cardio equip. for men, ladies, new mothers, teenagers, athletes and so on..

And yes, larger items may sell less due to shipping etc.. but you could also write a review of the books and sell them too.. There are so many cross sells such as the right sneakers to wear, the best clothing for cardio - tight? Lose? etc and reccomend them too..

Hope that didn't add to your overload but I think that is a good niche..

Paul
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YvetteC2 Premium
Great questions. The one thing you want to keep in mind is that you will have to write a lot of content around your niche. Can you write that much about just cardio equipment? If you write great reviews about cardio equipment, it will entice people who are into working out to buy the equipment, regardless of the shipping cost. Content on your site is key. I hope that is helpful. Wishing you all the best.

Kind regards,
Yvette
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Selecting a niche was overwhelming for me. I have several websites and I'm unhappy to say that none of them are in place on the net making any money. I went with different niches and decided on pet products and then realized (and learned from this video) that pet products is too broad of a niche, so I decided on just products for dogs and cats, but was given advice that that also is too broad. I wanted to find out how much of a commission I could make on items sold cheaply and items that had a high price tag. I've learned now not to stress or over think it and go with what I have a passion for and that can bring me a decent commission per sale. How to make money online is a great niche and is a way to attract readers (that can potentially turn into customers) as people can always learn something new when reading or re-reading.
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AValdez1 Premium
My first website is about home remodeling for beginners and I am still very excited about it even though I just joined 2 affiliates to start linking into it. I have been wondering about that as my 2nd niche and I really believe that making money online will be a great one. even though it has a high about of traffic there are so many friends and family that really do feel the same as me about being over worked and under paid. I really think that will grow quicker than this first one and I hope to be a WA affiliate partner soon. I'm still going through the training but once I'm done I'll jump over to the start and into the boot camp!!!
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Good luck to you! Wish you the best! People love to read new info or anything they haven't read before in the past about making money online. I think it's a growing and expanding niche and bringing in the experiences of being overworked and underpaid, it sounds to be a winner to my ears. People need help to be their own owners of their income making and strategizing tactics, so if others can become successful without having a boss for overhead, then it's value worth reading.
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I’m new to WA and very excited to get started I had a broad niche in mind ,but after going through this lesson . I don’t feel as confident anymore. Seems like there are so many people that may have the same idea.Is there anyone out there that hasn’t been as internet savvy and trying this.
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PatsonCool Premium
Hello Carolyb. I in a similar situation as you. I just started here on Wealthy Affiliate this past 1st of May. I was super excited, then once I so how much information, tools and learning it was going to take, I became a lil bit overwhelmed.
Yet, I keep my excitement, and I advise you to do the same.
For the niche, I also had the same reaction as you did. But I decided to just make a choice. Above all, I think the most important thing is to make a choice on a niche that you will be able to communicate, connect and willing love to help people. The rest will come. I believe that as you go on through the training you will learn lots of technique on how to make the best out of your niche.
And if it's still so confusing for you, just go for promoting Wealthy Affiliate, is what I have decided to do. When you go to the boot camp, you will learn more about how to make the most of out your niche. Much courage to you Carolyb. You wish you all the best.
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Being new to WA (but not to affiliate/online marketing and sales), I think I'm like most people who approach this task.....I want something that makes money as soon as possible but I need to do some research first! The trick here is to apply a strict time limit to the first attempt...it is your learning catalyst.
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PatsonCool Premium
This lesson has opened my mind about niches. I know much more about the topic of niches as a whole and applied to online (affiliate) business; Yet, I'm still scared. I'm mean I have several passions, and hence ideas I wish to make money from but most of all communicate about. And I always have to fear to do wrong or make the wrong choice. I will have to choose between, human relationships, online money making, and business models for startups. Any suggestions, tips or pieces of advice for me???
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TheCatherine Premium
Don't worry about perfectionism. I suggest you just go for it. When you start even if you make a mistake you can correct it if you are paralysed by indecision and do nothing you will get nothing. Just start by promoting wealthy affiliate's. You sound as though you already know something about Internet marketing
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PatsonCool Premium
Thank you very much...I will consider your advice.
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Kyle Premium
And if you have any further questions let me know. :)
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Hi kyle? Thank you very much for video, but i am wondering here on how you will benefit from your niche to the very end of income, enlighten me here, how you finally get the profits, do you guys get paid on paypal or any credits card. Just i want to know how you earn the money from your niche.
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - you will be writing articles about your niche to attract visitors. You will join affiliate programs such as Amazon, and promote products related to your niche. If a visitor clicks on a link on your site and purchases something, you earn a commission.

Each affiliate program has different methods of payment.

Please continue to follow the training, as the entire process is explained step by step.
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Thank you very much Dianescopio, now, i know what the whole system is all about i have been hearing the niche all along no clue of profits.
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Alexis75 Premium
I just watched the video and I am really interested in health supplements because I've read a couple of articles that talk about the beneficial effects that different supplements have on the body. I have googled some sites and watched a couple of videos on YouTube and I'm very intrigued about learning more information on health supplements. I'm also interested in spiritual healing and essential oils. I believe that having an overall healthy well being is truly important especially as all of us progress in life.
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Kyle Premium
That could be a tiny bit too broad. What type of supplements or what type of ailments specifically do you want to help people out with.

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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KennyHarper Premium
I have a few ideas after watching the video. You said follow your passions and you hobbies do that is what I shall go for. Can you just narrow this down for me please? I think my niche would be martial arts. Now is this too much of a broad spectrum? Do I need to narrow this down to maybe something like boxing gloves or Thai boxing shorts for example?
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EllenKarin Premium
Hi! Yes it migth be better to narrow it down. By time you can build it bigger but I would say it is easier to start smaller. Thai boxing is better! :)
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KennyHarper Premium
Thank you
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KristenaC Premium
So I have a couple of ideas but just having a little difficulty narrowing them down. I am a mother of 4 and grandmother of 2 so I have lots of knowledge on raising children and raising them alone. What I would like is to have a site where parents can come and get advice but also be able to vent about their frustrations with parenting and not be ridiculed about it. I also suffer from Social Anxiety and Depression which gets worse and worse every year that I get older but the more I thought about having a site about this the more I think that wouldn't be a good one because I am not a doctor so my advice and stuff probably wouldn't be something that someone is looking for. The final thing is I am a couch potato and love watching movies (mainly) and T.V. shows. I mean I love it so much that there aren't very many movies that I haven't seen already. I watch them as soon as they come out in theaters or on demand and sometimes I watch them online (don't tell anyone else that because I could get in trouble for that, lol). I am just not sure how to narrow them down because movies is definitely too broad of a term and so is children or babies. I currently have a website where I sell maternity clothing and baby items but I don't really think that I would be very good talking about Maternity fashion. I mean I have troubles coming up with product descriptions for the items I sell so I am very skeptical about starting a blog about that. What would you advise? I am currently viewing all the links that were provided in the comments so hopefully that will help a bit. Thank you!
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Kyle Premium
Awesome, I already responded to this in another area, but yes you have some great ideas here. You just need to choose a starting point and narrow it down to something specific. Do realize that there is no such thing as a "perfect" niche, so choose your starting point and move forward from there.

Take action, work hard and if you need a hand with anything at all moving forward let me know. :)
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Kyle, this is eye opening for me. Im thinking of selling swimming accessories for kids. My husband is a Sports Coach and the bulk of his business tends to be swimming lessons for 5-12 year olds. I would like for us to provide swimming accessories that parents can from us online and we have them delivered to them. However, I don't how to go about this especially that we are not a country that Amazon ships to (Zambia)? I like the idea of the Amazon Affiliate Program that you mentioned but I just don't know how this all ties together? Any advice?
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LuigiCappel Premium
Have you looked for companies that do run affiliate programs in Africa?
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Hmm no let try that first. Thanks!
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Kyle Premium
You don't have to promote to people in your country, your website is global, and your audience will be too. For example, you could have a website that targets people globally and you sell affiliate products to people in the US, all while living in Zambia.
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Hmm seems I have been limiting my thinking. I will ask more as we go along. Thanks Kyle!
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So basically a niche is what you are selling, but not literally just in an advertisement, but the products are for sale. I need to find a niche that is important enough to me, something I know about but that is also in demand. See I am a full time Barber Stylist so I understand this method, I just want to make sure that what I'm marketing is worth marketing online.
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Kyle Premium
A niche is the "audience" that you will be helping. When you can help someone, you can then build trust and make product/service recommendations (the selling part).

There is demand in absolutely ANY niche. All are profitable, we have to remember that there are 4 BILLION people online. ;)
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YiChou Premium
Great video Kyle,

It was clear and it definitely helped me get a better idea of affiliate programs and niches.
I'm thinking at the moment
1: {Mental Youth - selling PS4 and Nintendo Switch to people who maybe are above the target demographic for video games and consoles + fish oil supplements + Yogg/Meditation related items}
2: {Aniversary gifts for her and him - as many people (myself included) are clueless as to what to get our partners and don't want to ruin the surprise by asking them}

Would you guys recommend more specific niches to start with as in specific items?

Thank you so much and really excited to be here with ya'll

Cheers,
Yi
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Kyle Premium
Your niche ideas are definitely viable directions for your niche. You need to choose one when starting out, what are you most passionate about?

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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YiChou Premium
Ok cool. Thanks for the direction Kyle:)
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Kyle Premium
Any time!
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Great Information guys.
You say do something your are intersted in, but in the initial emails I got you say you don't have to be an expert "you become one" as you build your business.
So do we do something we are interested in just to get going whilst we are learning affiliate marketing and then move onto other things even if we have no knowledge of them?.

I ask because if my passion is something that is not going to be very profitable, surely I would want to be doing something that would be?.

I have a love of Birds, so I could sell bird cages for instance or parrot toys, those things won't really make me lots of money, but i would have thought niches in Golf, fitness and football for instance should, if done right be more profitable.

Hope you can see where i'm coming from, just trying to get my head around all this lol.
Thanks
Mark.
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TheCatherine Premium
I would always say Mark that profit should always come before passion. However if you're passionate about birds then a site about birds and keeping them fit and feeding them properly and what they need Could be profitable. However It will be unlikely to make as much as you could make in the make money online niche for instance or fitness. It doesn't mean that it will make a full-time living
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KennyLee Premium
I think you have to be passionate in at least a certain aspect of the niche you're in. It doesn't have to be everything, but it helps to get you started.

I'm interested in mental health topics but unless I'm a doctor, I can't write from the point of authority. So, I share my view as someone who has gone through struggle and help people along the way.

Does it make money? Probably not, because most of the readers are struggling on their own and trying to get self-help that are free.

But the website has to be profitable, and for me, I started to write articles that will bring in money, such as aromatherapy and supplements.

To be frank, I knew nothing about essential oils, nootropics and stuffs like panax ginseng. I'm not an expert in that area.

But sometimes you have to write what you're passionate in and what you have to do to be profitable.

And unless you start writing and publishing, you won't know how profitable a particular niche is. Till now, I'm still not an expert in products that I'm promoting, but I'm doing so because they sell.
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BvVugt Premium
Hi Mark,

It depends on your stamina to write dozens of blog posts in the next couple of years about something you don't have an interest in, purely because you think you'll make more money. If money is enough of a motivator for you, find the niche that makes you the most money. I know that doesn't work for me, but for some people it works like a charm.

By the looks of it, your niche about birds, could be a profitable one. Because it is a well defined niche with a specific audience to target. If you become The To Go Guy for information about and products regarding birds and become an expert in your niche, you will earn money.

Passion is an amazing force. It keeps you motivated to write interesting articles, makes you able to share your enthousiasme and your wisdom and it makes other people happy to share their passion with you so you'll have a lot of engagement. Bird lovers finding other bird lovers through your website. How cool's that?

But again: if you prefer going for a niche that has bigger money opportunities, go for it. As long as you find and keep your motivation going. Good luck with building your business.

Best,

Bianca
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Dale123 Premium
Why do you feel bird cages or parrot toys wouldn't make you a lot of money? That's the beauty of the internet - you're able to reach SO many people, and just think how many new people each day are looking to have birds as a pet, which means they'd need to buy a bird cage.
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TheCatherine Premium
It depends on what you define as good money
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TheCatherine Premium
Now that is a great balance
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Whizz76 Premium
I totally agree with you.The danger of chasing money without passion for that niche is you will be in direct competition with people who have a passion and zeal for that niche and customers can always tell the difference between the two.For example its so evident on You Tube ,people who do fitness videos becoz its their passion and people who do fitness videos just because they think its popular and hope to get subscribers on their channel and henece monetize .The people with the passion for a certain subject or topic always win and usually their goal in never money as number one.Their goal is to fully express their commitment and joy in doing what naturally connects with them and that energy is powerful enough to attract followers in numbers.So yes passion trumps everything.U might be able to make money without passion but it will be all a weak sail without enough fuel to power it thru dark days and sooner or later it will all splutter to sudden demise.
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That is a great point, for me £500 profit a week would be tremendous.
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I suppose it's because, like a lot of folk who have signed up to WA, we have come through review sites, I myself came through yours Dale and the talk of £10,000 a month gets you worked up and excited.
I'm probably just being a doubting thomas at the moment as I just can't see big money in Birds or reptile Affiliate marketing. But tbh, it's what I love and I'm going for it and I'd be very happy with £500 per week profit....then, who knows.
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Dale123 Premium
Well the important thing here is that regardless of what you earn from 1 site - you can set up multiple... So there is absolutely no harm in pursuing a passion, gaining some momentum with that site & then starting another down the line. Either way though I would very strongly recommend starting with something that you are passionate about whilst you are learning, because it will make the process more enjoyable & less frustrating. Then you can apply your knowledge to other niche areas.

P.S. I just took a look and "bird cages" receives an average of 4481 searches per month... So let's say the average sale price is £50... There's a £224k+ per month market for you to tap into... As I say the worldwide reach that comes with online marketing is a very powerful thing :)
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So far I have three (rather broad) niche ideas: yarnwork (crocheting, knitting, needle felting), video games (but I am not sure if digital platforms, like Steam or GOG have affiliate programs), and integrating sustainability into your daily routine (reviews of eco-friendly products that cover your day-to-day life).

I'm not sure which to pick, or how to narrow them down. In my view, yarnwork truly just involves yarn, tools and patterns, which by themselves might be too narrow? Indie video games feels narrowed down enough. The routine sustainability thing, I could potentially narrow it down to home-life, or jobs, etc...

Suggestions?
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Roberto22 Premium
If you are very passionate about yarn work then do it. As your learn on training for using Jazzy there is a ton you can do with those keywords.
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AnisChity Premium
Yarnwork & Indie video games look good.

Remember that your affiliate website should be about a niche "topic" you actually have passion or interest about.

You’re most likely to enjoy building an affiliate site in a niche you already enjoy, which makes your hobbies a good place to start.

For example, I love MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) so I might consider building an affiliate blog promoting MMA gear from Amazon like MMA gloves, shorts...

The great thing about using a hobby for your niche is your existing familiarity with the topic.

This means you’ll spend less time doing research, which makes the writing process less stressful. Trust me, if you pick a niche that you don’t enjoy on some level, the work will be a chore.

I learned that lesson when I tried to write dozens of articles about shoes. Never again.

Here are a few simple steps to get you started choosing your niche:

Make a list of your hobbies.

Think long and hard to answer this question: Which would you most enjoy writing about?

Next up, look for affiliate programs for your chosen hobbies. Which has the most earning potential?

Once you have a final list of hobbies with potential affiliate programs, do market research to see whether there is enough interest to warrant the effort.

Any niche you choose should have a decent built-in audience.
One good way to find out if there is a potential audience is by seeking out other big sites in your niche. If there’s competition, the topic is probably worth your time.

If you don't know how to find affiliate programs related to your niche or how to research the competition don't worry! Just follow the training here and you'll be good.

It's ok to get a bit confused at first because all of this is new to you! (we've all been there!) but after a few months, this will be second nature and most importantly this is worth the hard work because it will pay off big time!

Here are some good resources I found here at WA that will give you a better idea on how to choose a niche, please do spend some time to find the right niche because it's the most important thing to build a successful site! Cheers!
Anis
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ryanking157 Premium
I have two general ideas for my niches.

1. Self-Care for college students: As a student myself, I see the damaging behaviors that college students do all the time and would love to help find ways to help in that area.

2. Long-Distance Relationships: I have been in an extremely life-giving and successful LDR for the past 3 years or so, and I would love to share with others what I've learned. However, I am less sure on how monetizing this niche for affiliate marketing would work.

Any thoughts?
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DeniseAS Premium
Hi all I can think of off the top of my head is setting up a coaching program. I am not sure college students are a money market, so would not know how to help. Maybe put this to Kyle and see if he can come up with any ideas for you.
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Cici01 Premium
Ryan I like both of these niches. I was once in a LDR. This population most definitely involves travel by car or by air. I could imagine something tied into making all the traveling easier. travel. Also, I remember searching the internet for gift ideas for each holiday that we couldn't be together....even 4th of July, Valentine or Veteran's Day. To make sure he was always thinking about me😇.
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LuigiCappel Premium
My first niche is really easy for me because I have already dabbled in it, when I say dabble, it's dipping one toe in the water. The niche is gadgets and accessories for the guitarist. I have already experimented with a couple of YouTube videos (for way too cheap products) demonstrating products like an awesome guitar slide and a gadget called a Spider Capo. So really looking forward to going from dipping that toe in the water to doing a belly flop:)
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Jaz333 Premium
I think this is a great niche! I know quite a few musicians and the one thing I can say about them is they are very passionate about what they do and very interested in the equipment and gadgets that go along with it. Good Luck!
Shannon
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LuigiCappel Premium
Thanks Shannon, I think this is something I should have done long ago but sometimes its in the timing. I think I am a typical guitarists. I have 11 guitars and gadgets for Africa. I've learned a lot over the years and I think if I have fun doing it, others will have fun following it:)
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Hi! These are the things that I like talking about.
1. Personal Finance
2. Healthy/plant based food or ingredients
3. Dog care
4. Kitchen Equipment, I love to cook
5. Leather Handbags

I can't decide which one to use as niche. My concern too is that there might be a few online stores in my area that offer affiliate programs.

I appreciate your thoughts. Thanks!
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AHost-Madsen Premium
All of those topics are excellent niches. Remember: whatever one you choose, you will need to create content consistently. As for competition: there is always going to be competition. There are also 3.75 BILLION people online. Don't be overly concerned about competition. Everyone is looking for something online :)
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LuigiCappel Premium
There was a comment somewhere about focus on what you know. If it's something you are excited about, that will show in your blogs and your marketing material. That doesn't mean you can't be excited about more than one niche, but start with one imho.
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Vinnie778 Premium
Thanks Kyle for this very useful video. My 3 niches I have selected are in the following domains.

1. Aromatherapy and essential oils with more than 10 years of experience. The website would mainly be an information site where I provide full description of the identity of more than 50 oils.
The idea would also be to sell the (BIO) oils.
In addition I created what I call the "Bible of Healing with Essential Oils". In cooperation with a therapist, I can provide cures using oils for the more than 100 diseases.

2. Blockchain, where I already made a manual called "Introduction in the Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency". I tested the training with a volunteer who knew nothing about this tech, and it was successful. Next month I will provide training with a 10 people audience in my company.

3. Lithotherapy: Here also, as a start the website would mainly be an information site with description of precious minerals, stones and crystals and their healing effects. Afterwards I would sell these stones and crystals, as well as jewelry, pendants,...

4. And maybe register at some Affiliate Programs (Amazon, BestBuy, Walmart, Clickbank,..

Best regards
Vincent
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AHost-Madsen Premium
The only way your website will become profitable is with affiliate programs/links. It is a good idea if you find affiliate programs that are in your niche. The way to do that is to use the + sign in your search. For example: affiliate programs + aromatherapy OR affiliate programs + blockchain, etc.
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Jaz333 Premium
Hi, you will want to be careful of the word "cure" and be sure to include a medical disclaimer page on your site saying something like - for informational purposes only, not to replace the advice of a professional physician etc.

It sounds like you know exactly where you want to go with your websites. That's great!
All the best,
Shannon
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Vinnie778 Premium
Thanks a lot signor Madsen for your kind reply. I will certainly take into account your comments. Cheers
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Vinnie778 Premium
Hello Signora Shannon, nice to meet you. Thanks for your kind message. You are absolutely right, as we need to be very careful and protect yourself in the health domain.
Kind regards, Vincent
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Normally I work two jobs in order to make ends meet and it was very draining and exhausting. A few years ago I would leave my cleaning job and drive down the street where I worked 3rd shift in a warehouse. So, the "Make Money" niche is where I want to start--Every since I lost my job earlier this year, I am always looking out for new interesting ways to make money.

Yesterday I setup my seller account on Fiverr (maria.mhoon) and right now I am brainstorming to come up with a catchy name for my website/blog. Here is what I have come up with so far ChannelCreationUniverse / LaunchParty / TheSuccessChannel......what do you guys think? Which one catches your attention the most?
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LKick Premium
I like The Success Channel - I think of all kinds of possibilities for blog content and products. Good luck, I know you are on your way. It will take some time as in any business, but you will reap the $$$ in due time and then you can quit all those other JOBS. Be your own boss and be happy! Linda
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Thank you!
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