NICHES. The scariest word for most people when starting out. However, the idea of a niche should not scare you. Instead it should be exciting.

What is a Niche?

A niche is a distinct segment of a market, in other words an "audience".

When choosing a niche that fits you, you should be choosing something that is ideally an interest, a passion, a hobby, but it could be something that you would like to learn about. You don't need to BE an expert, you BECOME an expert.

I personally enjoy many different things. I enjoy basketball, I used to collect baseball cards, I like to go skiing, I am really interested in men's fashion, exercise, internet marketing, and I love everything about the online business world.

There are also many niches over the years that I have been very successful within without knowing anything about them before getting into them. Dieting, voice over IP, hosting...are just a few.

Almost anything you can think of is a niche and that is why we are going to get you to choose YOUR niche based on things that you are interested in. You can earn money online from absolutely every single niche because there are billions of people out there searching for information, for solutions, and spending billions of dollars or products/services every day.

The idea of a niche can be a little confusing at first, so I have created a video walk-through for this lesson "Choosing Your Direction - It Starts With a Niche" that is going to walk you through what a niche is, how you earn money through a niche, and I will get you choosing your initial direction online.

Check out the video below.

 

Your online business should not feel like a day job. Earning money online should be fun, and it is fun. This all starts with choosing a niche that you are interested in and will enjoy working with.

The MORE you enjoy doing something the LESS it feels like a job and the more productive you are going to be. Carson and I are immensely passionate about online business and teaching people how to make money online, so that is the niche we have chosen with Wealthy Affiliate.

Your niche could be anything, but at the core of your niche selection it should be something that you "like". Something you enjoy. Something you can talk about. Something you want to learn about.

Task 1: Choose Your Direction

We want you to select the niche that interests you most and gets you the most excited.

A few things that you should understand about niches are:

(1) You are going to be writing content within your niche
(2) You are going to be communicating within your niche
(3) You are going to be choosing products to promote within your niche
(4) You are going to get to help people within your niche.
(5) Your first niche PROBABLY won't be your last (so don't worry about it being perfect)
(6) Any SINGLE niche website can become a "full time" income/business

There is NO SUCH THING as choosing the wrong niche.

Also, note that you can always change your niche down the road. Just because you are choosing a niche now does not mean you will be in this particular niche forever. Either way, please do not spend a week choosing your niche. Within the next 15-30 minutes (maximum) you should have your "starting point" niche chosen.

If you have any questions about your niche, feel free to leave a question below and we will help you out.

If you are REALLY STUCK at this point and you cannot decide on a niche, perhaps you may be interested in the make money/affiliate marketing niche. If you don't have a niche at this point, this will be your niche and we have an Affiliate Bootcamp dedicated to those that are interested in promoting Wealthy Affiliate


==> Go here if that is you.

If you have any questions about your "niche" or direction of your business and you want to get feedback from the community, leave them below and we will be happy to help.

Onto the next lesson, building a website! Exciting stuff is ahead! :)

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valeroon Premium
Hey everybody. My question is about "Navigation Menus" Level 1, Lesson 8.

How can i create another menus? As, you see in the picture, i have created one and i am able just to make changes to it and not creating another group which i can use for "Footer Side" or "Sidebar" to include "Favourite Posts" e.g.

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feigner Premium
we can't see in the picture....no image...
to add a menu to the side bar you an add a navigation menu widget ..same for the footer if allowed...
create another custom menu or two and then you can assign them to the sidebar or footer after placement of the widget...
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Hi,

Tutorial However you can always add Categories to your Menu, categories can be created under Posts tab WordPress sites back office.

Then when you create your posts, you can assign them to your categories so when you visitors click on a specific category they can see all posts related to the specific category. You can create subcategories and add them to main categories. If you do not want your category to have a destination URL just insert # in link space. You said there's a picture,, I don't see any?. May be you forgotten to attach to your question.

Menus are better as primary, top or footer however not necessarily sidebar or widget unless perhaps you're designing a magazine style blog. and a section onto which it shows posts, comments and a third option.

You may also view
https://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/how-to-add-navigation-menu-in-wordpress-beginners-guide/
https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/wordpress/plugins/wordpress-sidebar-navigation/

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Hey, thank you very much for your inputs.
Getting the domain stuff done and after i will review all the information you have provided to me.

P.S. Yes, forgotten and already in bin :)

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If you want a footer menu not all themes support them and you could either add a plugin or chose a theme that does have a footer menu option.
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That's awesome, let me know how you get on.
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Hi everyone, I do have a question. I bought the domain for the website title without the siterubix. Plus I bought the domain for a second niche website.
But I can't access both of those bought domain websites. Just the siterubix website. I will attach a file, maybe you can help me.
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Hi

You need to build your websites and if done already you may want to empty browsers cache and refresh screen.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/build

Choose a free domain, domain you own or to register a new domain.

Enter credentials and follow procedure.

If all else fails,, you can also reach out to support

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support
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It looks like you are a fairly new member here.
Once you buy a domain name you own it and do not have to create it right away. (renewal of the name is necessary very year.)

It is very challenging to try and build two websites at one time because it takes research and writing time. Each website could have over 200 posts. The better your posts present quality content the better your site will rank, the more traffic you will get and the more potential sales and earnings. Failure to provide enough quality content posts on your site will lead to a mediocre site with small long term success.

I bought a new domain name back in January and have done nothing with it yet. I liked the name but am spending my time on another site right now.
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Hi everyone,

As I walk through the video on how to build my website. something came up across my mind and I would to seek an answer for it.

Q: What you think about free/paid good quality PRL (private label rights) as to use on my website content?

Of course, I'm talking here about quality one that can be found in plenty in those reliable PLR websites.
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Hi

That's a great niche to be in however you may want to narrow it down to a subcategory starting out. These are the products vs a niche subject. So what niche are you into?

If rights, no i wouldn't - you should only have original high quality high impact original content written in your own words, or else if hiring someone a SEO pro writer otherwise you would end up editing their work and that's not productivity. Also if a regular thing to set up a budget as a piece could easily run into $50 to $75 a piece.

You may consult with http://answersocrates.com/

A niche subject is something you are passionate and genuinely interested in could be a hobby or an interest, and know so well you can write plenty original content about.

One niche, a website.

When deciding on a niche try narrow it down to a more specific niche, you can ask yourself the following question:

So I want to help people with ____________________ ?

Fill in the blank and you are going to get closer to a specific audience. Further info

WA is a learning platform that teaches you how to build a successful website for affiliate marketing. You need to read all the information, watch all the videos and complete each task as you are requested to do so. (source: Diane)

It is not a get-rich-quick scheme and requires months of consistent work. You are building a genuine online business for your future.

Kindly let us know when needing help or having further questions.

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PLR products produce duplicate content in search engines and if you run that content through a plagiarizer on Grammarly it will turn up as duplicate content. Search Google for that same PLR product and you will have pages of the same product show up. There is no better content for search engine ranking than your own original produced content.
Hope that helps.
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PLR can work OK for downloads as an incentive to sign up for my email list but I do not use it for original blogs on my site. I think it is hard to reword it and make it original.
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Very true but I guess if someone is on a very tight budget & can reach to those type of PLR. He or she can put a bit of effort in changing them to use it as his own.

2nd option is to hire some write for affordable pricing & get it done.
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Hey
Yeah but these cannot work on own, they're needing a niche. I would choose something that resonates most with me, could be a hobby, interest, a side hustle something I know lots about and can write lots of original content. please reach out if you need help or a hand.
Wishing you well, continued success and a terrific day.
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Hi - yes, you can use PLR material as inspiration, but you need to completely re-write it for it not to be seen as duplicate content by Google.

You can also hire a writer but should not use the cheaper options from the likes of Fiverr. Realistically, a good writer who knows how to use SEO correctly will cost a minimum of $50 for one article.
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We like to write our own posts. We like the hands on approach.
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Hi Digi, my 2 cents on this:

1) Don't use PLR content at all. It's duplicate content.

2) Even correcting the content to make it unique would take you as much time as it would if you just wrote your own original content.

3) PLR is overrated.
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That's awesome, are you wanting help with a niche perhaps?

You may consult with http://answersocrates.com/

A niche subject is something you are passionate and genuinely interested in could be a hobby or an interest, and know so well you can write plenty original content about.

One niche, a website.

When deciding on a niche try narrow it down to a more specific niche, you can ask yourself the following question:

So I want to help people with ____________________ ?

Fill in the blank and you are going to get closer to a specific audience. WA is a learning platform that teaches you how to build a successful website for affiliate marketing. You need to read all the information, watch all the videos and complete each task as you are requested to do so. (source: Diane)

It is not a get-rich-quick scheme and requires months of consistent work. You are building a genuine online business for your future.

Kindly let us know when needing help or having further questions.

Welcome to WA and our community.
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Thank you so much!! I definitely will if I need help!
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That's awesome, we are glad you are enjoying the training here.

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It is not a get-rich-quick scheme and requires months of consistent work. You are building a genuine online business for your future.

Kindly let us know when needing help or having further questions.

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