I used to be scared of ever giving away some of my best ideas for some reason, but I’ve come to understand that the more you help people, the more you get in return.
Having said that, I want to explain one of my best techniques that will allow you to start a blog in a big niche that gets a lot of traffic and sales.
Most People Think the Wrong Way About Attacking Big Niches…
Before I explain this, I want to point out that you can make great money from super-small niches… and, with this technique I’m going to show you, you can also make great money in big niches… I’ve done both, so don’t think that this is the only way to do things.
Okay, so when people think about starting a blog in say the dating niche or the weight loss niche, they think that they need to be able to rank for keywords like ‘dating advice’ or ‘how to lose weight’. And, if they understand SEO and keywords, then they know they probably won’t do well trying to rank for something like that, so they don’t try.
Well, I’m here to tell you that you don’t need to rank for super-competitive keywords like that to be able to pull in a lot of search engine traffic and get sales. By being just a little bit creative, you can start a blog in a big niche and do great.
The Sneaky Fox Method I’m Referring to…
You might be guessing where I’m going with this… but if not, then I’ll tell you:
You just think of keywords that are unrelated to the niche per se, but that are actually related to the niche.
Here’s an example: You have a blog about weight loss, and so you have your foundational articles about how to accomplish that, and then you get pages ranked for keyword phrases like ‘calories in wheat bagel’ or ‘calories burned spinning’ or ‘best kettlebell workouts for women”.
So the basic idea is to think of and find keyword phrases that your target audience is looking for besides the direct ‘weight loss’ keywords.
When you do this, you can find keywords that get a ton of searches, but that there isn’t much competition for. For my niche sites, what keeps me in business is writing an article per day per niche site. So what I do, is on Sundays usually I’ll sit down and just brainstorm keywords like this for my niche sites, and then I’ll do the research on them and pick 6 keyword phrases per site for the week, so that all I have to do is write the articles during the week.
That’s the basic concept behind this, and it works great.
After I write each article, I do my standard process of submitting it to some of the article directories and document sharing sites, which usually puts my article on my blog in the top 10 results on Google. Not always, but a lot of the time.
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