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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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tanzanite Premium
I've heard it said that a .com extension is like having beachfront property as opposed to .net, .ca, etc. etc. As I plan on having an information website, I was thinking of using a .info extension. Does that mean I will have fewer search results on Google? Is it a bad idea to stray from a .com extension?
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AHost-Madsen Premium
If you are creating an information website then it is perfectly acceptable to use a .info
I see many successful YouTubers who have websites that are .net, .org, etc.
What you can do is try it out. If you do not have success with a .info after a few months you can redirect the site to a new one. (of course you will have to create another site) But in essence that means that if someone clicks on your .info site they will automatically go to your new site.
Hope that helps!
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Jimmy5of8 Premium
Hello Tanzanite. An internet marketing teacher, MikeZ, once suggested that you should try to register your name with all of the .com, .net, et al, if you find your name is not already taken you could have them all.
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Munatrends Premium
Things on my mind are "Dealing with Obesity" and "Health Supplements".
I am really not sure that this will fetch a lot of money because I don't know how many people are facing this problem. But I had a personal experience in the past and I suppose it will be nice to build on that.
I need to figure out how to go about this for the purpose of driving traffic to do affiliate program.
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Kyle Premium Plus
Sure, either direction. If you choose "health supplements", you might want to narrow it down. You will want to choose the audience, versus the product. Who do you want to help and what do you want to help them with?
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Munatrends Premium
The focus will be on overweight especially as a result of belly fat. Using recommended fitness exercises, fitness products, supplements where necessary and more importantly some counseling regarding lifestyles.
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Jimmy5of8 Premium
Obesity is an enormous market and if you successfully dealt with it, so many people could be helped by your info.
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ogal59 Premium
Hi,
I can perfectly understand the niche concept for the services (like affiliate program for example or alike). And I think, that it is the best way to start, to see how and why and what. I will go that direction for sure.
But when we come to products - everybody today knows about either Amazon or Aliexpress or alike. If someone needs a product, why on Earth he/she/them would go to some website (even if it is MY website) instead of going directly to Amazon website?
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merlynmac Premium
Almost everyone does a little research before the go buy an item for the first time. That's where your site and authority come in. I actually has a local guy ring my drone site and came to my house asking me for advice and even training. All because I had built trust with him via my site.
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ogal59 Premium
So it means, that in order to achieve some results, your niche should not be just "product", but something more complex (like further training or advise), right? otherwise people goes straight to Amazon?
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merlynmac Premium
Right...if all you do is churn out reviews, you'll miss a whole bunch of potential visitors. My drone site has a lot of reviews but it also has a lot of informational articles, how-to's and troubleshooting tips. Much of my traffic comes to those non-review posts first and then the visitors see my reviews and recommendations secondary.
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ogal59 Premium
Thanks. That is how I also see it. It is just a little bit more complicated then selecting any one product from million others...
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Dale123 Premium Plus
Personally I don't think I've ever gone to Amazon directly, because I always assume there is something better than the product I am thinking about buying, so I look for reviews first. I go through niche sites (just like what you'll be building here) and then generally make purchase decisions based on what they tell me may be the best option.

On the other hand there are often times when I simply don't know what product to buy & I need help - so I will search something like "what tool does X job"... And then I will come across an informative article of how to complete the task which generally recommends the tool I need for the job... And I'll buy it based on their recommendation :)
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dkohara Premium
Because regularly enquiry searches point to blogs and product reviews rather than to Amazon directly.
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ogal59 Premium
Sorry, I did not fully understand what you wanted to say...
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Rachel65 Premium
What if I’ve got a fb page that advertises goods from a company I joined?? They say it’s my business could I get sell the products on amazon?? They do have really nice things if it’s only fb pages I can sell them on, I’d like to move on to something that is more guaranteed for a residual income , what are your thoughts please xx
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cramervod Premium
Think of this as an opportunity where you can explore any interest you may have. What would you want people to see you succeed with? What is something you know you would love to teach to others? What do you picture yourself having accomplished when you think ahead in 20 years time? You have the chance to find out what you are all about and what will make you feel fulfilled.
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Seabee Premium
The book of faces is a good vehicle for driving traffic, but I don't know if you can do as much on Facebook as you can on your own website. I'm not a fan of Facebook, because I like security, but I think you should continue with the training here so you can see the difference between Affiliate Marketing and Facebook. Neither are going to provide you a quick fix for residual income issues...
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ericcantu Premium Plus
When you're looking to make sales, the key is driving traffic to your product. With a facebook page, how do you get people to find it? How do people know it exists? Paid ads? What kind of return do you get on paid ads on FB? On Amazon, how would you get people to find your product? How will people know it's there?

Driving targeted traffic is the key to any business. That's why the training at WA is so powerful. You're taught here exactly how to drive traffic to your content. This means you publish your posts once and as you're continuing to build other posts Google is sending traffic to them over and over and over again. That's the best kind of residual income I know how to make :)
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Rachel65 Premium
I think I’d have to say travel definitely 😆
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Rachel65 Premium
Travel definitely, sorry I sent the reply wrong at 1st 😮🙏🏼🙏🏼
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cramervod Premium
So, you want to be a travel blogger going from place to place mapping out the best things about each area you visit? If I remember correctly eric cantu does that very thing.
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My idea is to build a website for online shoppers and for online sellers where they experience a more convenient way and hassle free and safe online environment that is applicable especially to most people in the city where I live. I really love shopping and shopping baby products so I think this is a very good way to bring out the best I can to organize and come up with an idea relating to this. Anyone who could give me some advice or other ideas on how I can make this happen in an effective way?
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Dale123 Premium Plus
That's exactly what you'll be learning to do here at WA - just continue going through the training & everything will soon fall into place :)
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thank you so much!
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