You have to know how to find a niche that is going to sell. If you have that skill alone, you can see great results in this business. The selection is phenominal too. There are so many lucrative niches available for you to create a successful business around. You just need to know where to look and what you’re looking for.
Choosing the right niche is like going to your local yard sale and finding a classic piece of art. If you know what to look for, you can find a priceless piece. Everyone walks right past something that is very valuable just because it’s at a yard sale. Choosing a niche that doesn’t have much value is going to lead to lots of wasted time and money. No one wants to do that. The first steps to creating a business are some of the most important. Even if you had a horrible marketing campaign, but were involved in a lucrative niche, you could still see results. On the other hand, if you chose a horrible niche and had the best marketing plan, you won’t see anything.
Where to start…
Just open your eyes and look around. What is being promoted to you right now? What are they trying to fix? What problems are people facing around you? What knowledge do you have in life? Everyone has special knowledge that can easily be used to help someone else. What is being sold in your newspapers, television, through your inbox? What obscure things are your friends into?
All of these questions can give you a great start in choosing the right niche for your first online business.
It’s often suggested that your first niche to be in something you are interested in. This is suggested because it makes it easier to create content and share value with your readers. This is a key to creating a successful internet business…providing value. The easier you make it on yourself the better it will be. You can be successful in any lucrative niche though. There just has to be buyers.
You can even start making money online in niches you know nothing about. There is a lot of potential out there for internet businesses. It is easy to become an expert in any subject with a little bit of research. There are experts in every field that can help you deliver value to your readers.
If this is your first bout at building an internet business, it is suggested that you choose a niche that is related to something you enjoy.
How to find a niche that sells easily…
Just choosing the overall industry you want to enter isn’t going to be enough. These large industries like fitness, self-improvement, hobbies, etc all have lots and lots of micro niches that you can single out. The more targeted your niche choice, the higher your conversions are going to be.
Take out a piece of paper and write the industry you’ve chosen at the top of the page. Start writing everything that comes to mind when you think about that industry. This little brainstorming session can give you great ideas for possible niches. Fitness for example could be broken down into nutrition, building muscle, losing weight, building cardiovascular health, disease prevention, supplements, exercise equipment, and more.
Don’t just stop there…
Brainstorm each of the terms that you wrote down. Nutrition could be broken into gaining weight, losing weight, vegetarian meals, diets, glutton free, etc. Building muscle could be thought of as bigger biceps, raising bench press, movie star look, and so on. The whole point is to create ideas for micro niches that fix a problem. All of these are micro niches that could possibly be your next profit stream.
How to find a niche with Amazon…
You can also get great ideas for micro niches from places like Amazon, Ebay, and your local bookstore. Searching the industry topics you chose will give you plenty ideas for markets you can target. It’s a good idea to write down as many ideas as you can possibly come up with before starting the research.
Here is exactly how I found my first micro niche site topic. Let’s see what I find today:
Those are just from the first page too. Any of those topics would be worth researching further. Any of the niches that catch your eye should be recorded. Start by looking at the customer reviews of the books within that particular niche.
Here is an example:
The amount of the reviews and the message within them will give you a good indication if a market is worth selling in or not. If you want to sell physical products, look under those categories. Don’t stop searching for niches within Amazon. You can get great ideas from a few other places as well. The larger niche list you create, the more possible money makers you will discover.
How to find a niche that sells with ClickBank…Digital Products!
You can get some great micro niche ideas from a well known product vendor, Clickbank. There are lots and lots of very lucrative niches found by diving deeper into this affiliate field day. Most of these products are created by internet business owners just like you. They offer great assistance to your marketing efforts.
Let’s see what we can find today that could possibly be valuable. Go to Clickbank and enter the Marketplace:
Choose any of the categories that you may be interested in creating niche sites around:
The environment is something that people are spending extra money for these days. It might be a good idea to look into the “Green Products” category to see what products are being created. One of the products on the second page sparks my attention. I’ve never seen or heard of anything like this before. It’s worth checking into.
By utilizing the power of Amazon and Clickbank alone, you can create lots of very powerful mini niche sites. That’s not the only option either. There are many affiliate programs available. If you choose to sell physical products, you can look into using product vendors like LinkShare and Commission Juncition.
It’s easy to find lots and lots of ideas using just these platforms. Visiting your local bookstore is one of my favorite ways to find lucrative niches. The magazine racks will show you exactly what people are interested in. There are thousands of small print magazines that cover very targeted audiences. This is how to find a niche that can product huge amounts of income for your internet business.
After you know how to find a niche that sells, you can make a large list of all those niches. It’s then time to do the market research to see which niche will be best. You have to see just how much money you can make in your niche and how tough it’s going to be to see that success. To do this research, you have to take a close look at the keywords that are related to your niche. Move on to theKeyword Analysis section of Internet Biz Masters to learn more or take the easy route….