Intenet Marketing......Is it a good niche to start with?

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Hi friends

I am new to Internet Marketing, I have been through many courses & other IM related stuff. But now I have decided to take action. So I need your advice
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  • Profile picture of the author besters
    Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

    Hi friends

    I am new to Internet Marketing, I have been through many courses & other IM related stuff. But now I have decided to take action. So I need your advice
    Hi,

    If you have done some courses then you have knowledge on certain subjects within the internet marketing world as we speak, am I correct in this assumption?

    If you are passionate about a particular subject then I wouldn't worry about competition as your passion about your subject will shine through in your writing and you will develop your own writing style and will naturally leads to conversions over time.

    Just don't expect to begin making sales overnight and be sure to do some keyword research so you know which keyword(s) to target and then create articles on your site related to your niche, targeting those keywords.

    You will not rank overnight either but if you select keywords that have some searches per month (minimum 50 p/m) and low competition (fewer than 300 pages) then you can expect to rank fairly quick. If you want to rank faster, then choose keywords that have fewer than 100 competing pages.

    Hope this helps and if you need any help with the keyword research side or anything else, feel free to drop me a line.
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by besters View Post

      Hi,

      If you have done some courses then you have knowledge on certain subjects within the internet marketing world as we speak, am I correct in this assumption?

      If you are passionate about a particular subject then I wouldn't worry about competition as your passion about your subject will shine through in your writing and you will develop your own writing style and will naturally leads to conversions over time.

      Just don't expect to begin making sales overnight and be sure to do some keyword research so you know which keyword(s) to target and then create articles on your site related to your niche, targeting those keywords.

      You will not rank overnight either but if you select keywords that have some searches per month (minimum 50 p/m) and low competition (fewer than 300 pages) then you can expect to rank fairly quick. If you want to rank faster, then choose keywords that have fewer than 100 competing pages.

      Hope this helps and if you need any help with the keyword research side or anything else, feel free to drop me a line.
      Thanks for your reply besters

      I am thinking of List-building in IM niche. Is it worth giving a try? I would be glad if you could suggest me something related to that.
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      • Profile picture of the author besters
        Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

        Thanks for your reply besters

        I am thinking of List-building in IM niche. Is it worth giving a try? I would be glad if you could suggest me something related to that.
        Hello again,

        I think - as Ron pointed out earlier - that if you can be more specific that would make providing advice easier.

        So, if you are interested in SEO - Search Engine Optimization - then you could target keywords within that niche and try and rank for low-hanging fruit keywords in the SEO niche.

        A low-hanging fruit keyword is one that you can easily rank for - so, less than 100 competing pages would be considered very low-hanging fruit but less than 300 competing pages, still low-hanging.

        The only downside to the low-hanging fruit keywords is that you usually also have a low search volume. Don't bother with keywords that have less than 50 searches per month.

        Some people advise you not to bother if the search volume is less than 1,000 monthly searches, but I beg to differ.

        Again, if you are passionate about a particular topic, let's say SEO as an example - then you needn't worry so much about competition as your passion will show through in your writing.

        Another thing is - don't focus on the selling, focus on helping people out by sharing what you know with others. People will naturally be attracted to someone who wants to help rather than someone who just wants to sell stuff all the time. Does that make sense?

        Finally, stop buying products and take MASSIVE ACTION!
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        • Profile picture of the author BenZhao
          As you have disclosed that you are interesting in IM niche, it is good that you have something to start with. The next question is which niche you would aim to.

          Once you have identified, the next procedure will be on how to engage the list building process. Well, you have both paid and free traffic to select. The paid one is Solo Ads and the free ones are forum posting, article writing and so on.

          So, do you have in mind of the specific niche?
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          • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
            Originally Posted by BenZhao View Post

            As you have disclosed that you are interesting in IM niche, it is good that you have something to start with. The next question is which niche you would aim to.

            Once you have identified, the next procedure will be on how to engage the list building process. Well, you have both paid and free traffic to select. The paid one is Solo Ads and the free ones are forum posting, article writing and so on.

            So, do you have in mind of the specific niche?
            Hello Ben

            I have planned to concentrate on list-building & grow my list to some respectable figure. Then ill monetize it.
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        • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
          Originally Posted by besters View Post

          Hello again,

          I think - as Ron pointed out earlier - that if you can be more specific that would make providing advice easier.

          So, if you are interested in SEO - Search Engine Optimization - then you could target keywords within that niche and try and rank for low-hanging fruit keywords in the SEO niche.

          A low-hanging fruit keyword is one that you can easily rank for - so, less than 100 competing pages would be considered very low-hanging fruit but less than 300 competing pages, still low-hanging.

          The only downside to the low-hanging fruit keywords is that you usually also have a low search volume. Don't bother with keywords that have less than 50 searches per month.

          Some people advise you not to bother if the search volume is less than 1,000 monthly searches, but I beg to differ.

          Again, if you are passionate about a particular topic, let's say SEO as an example - then you needn't worry so much about competition as your passion will show through in your writing.

          Another thing is - don't focus on the selling, focus on helping people out by sharing what you know with others. People will naturally be attracted to someone who wants to help rather than someone who just wants to sell stuff all the time. Does that make sense?

          Finally, stop buying products and take MASSIVE ACTION!

          Thanks alot Nick

          I don't have much knowledge of SEO & its bit tetchy also. I think SEO is good for someone who has good knowledge of Google Algorithms which change very often. Thanks for the advice though. I will take two major things from you

          * Don't focus on the selling, focus on HELPING PEOPLE

          * Stop buying products and take MASSIVE ACTION!

          I will implement this two things from this moment & it will definitely help me with my list-building.
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      • Profile picture of the author seoboyz01
        Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

        Thanks for your reply besters

        I am thinking of List-building in IM niche. Is it worth giving a try? I would be glad if you could suggest me something related to that.
        How much experience do you have in internet marketing? What's your track record on actually earning money online? Can you produce screenshots of your earnings from successful marketing ventures? Your potential subscribers will want to know all this.

        Another thing, is how the internet marketing niche is already so saturated with others. So have something new to say, some new techniques or ways of earning money not already covered by other sites and lists.
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      • Profile picture of the author LodestarVince
        Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

        Thanks for your reply besters

        I am thinking of List-building in IM niche. Is it worth giving a try? I would be glad if you could suggest me something related to that.
        I'd argue that the Making Money Online niche is probably the most difficult out there... Aside from Adult.

        If I was you I'd start in either health/beauty or dating.

        Everyone wants to be beautiful and everyone wants to be loved.
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        • Profile picture of the author discrat
          Originally Posted by LodestarVince View Post

          I'd argue that the Making Money Online niche is probably the most difficult out there... Aside from Adult. If I was you I'd start in either health/beauty or dating. Everyone wants to be beautiful and everyone wants to be loved.
          This is also a tough one to crack. People like me have been doing it for years. So you have lots and lots of legit competition


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  • Profile picture of the author Ron Killian
    More details would be useful.

    The internet marketing market is actually a little broad, could be so many things. Affiliate marketing, CPA, Product Creation, make money, ect, ect.

    If you narrow it down, you can drive more targeted traffic and should have better conversions.
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by Ron Killian View Post

      More details would be useful.

      The internet marketing market is actually a little broad, could be so many things. Affiliate marketing, CPA, Product Creation, make money, ect, ect.

      If you narrow it down, you can drive more targeted traffic and should have better conversions.
      Thanks Ron

      You seem to be well established on the Warriorforum. I'll take that as a peace of cake. Firstly I am planning to build a list, that's the first step i want to take.
      Hope I am on right path.
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  • Profile picture of the author kmagnet
    Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

    Hi friends

    I am new to Internet Marketing, I have been through many courses & other IM related stuff. But now I have decided to take action. So I need your advice
    I like to think whatever piques your curiosity would be a good place to start. Whichever you feel more inclined to talk about on a late Friday night with your mates is a good niche as this will drive you to research more on the topic and in turn you will be able to produce solid content and then really provide immense value That is my take on it! Hope it helps
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    Firstly I am planning to build a list,
    Great! In what niche? Do you have a freebie, a product to promote, experience enough to promote it?
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by Brent Stangel View Post

      Great! In what niche? Do you have a freebie, a product to promote, experience enough to promote it?
      Hi Brent

      Thanks for the reply
      I am fairly new & I am working on a freebie to give away at my Squeeze page. I haven't planned about which products to promote yet. Any suggestions are welcome
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  • Profile picture of the author C G
    A good niche to start with is a niche where you know a lot about.

    I don't recommend the IM niche when starting out people because you lack knowledge.

    Try the self help or health niche. Build some website, blogs. Make some money. Then you can come to the IM niche.

    Cheers,

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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by C G View Post

      A good niche to start with is a niche where you know a lot about.

      I don't recommend the IM niche when starting out people because you lack knowledge.

      Try the self help or health niche. Build some website, blogs. Make some money. Then you can come to the IM niche.

      Cheers,

      C.G.
      Hi C.G

      Thanks for the advice
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by 612chan View Post

      interesting post.
      Thanks Chan

      Just collecting peoples opinion about my niche
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Braswell
    Internet marketing is a very hot niche with real potentials.
    And you could easily find hungry buyers in this niche. Super hot niche!
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by Mike Braswell View Post

      Internet marketing is a very hot niche with real potentials.
      And you could easily find hungry buyers in this niche. Super hot niche!

      Hi Mike

      I absolutely agree with you, thanks for the support.
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  • Which way of internet marketing. There are plenty ways as someone explained in post above.
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by topqualitymarketing View Post

      Which way of internet marketing. There are plenty ways as someone explained in post above.
      Thanks for the reply

      I am going for List-Building
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

    Intenet Marketing......Is it a good niche to start with?
    No. In my opinion.

    First of all, it isn't a "niche": it's a "market", and a huge one.

    Secondly, that market contains about the worst niches there are, to start with.

    Starting off in niches related to IM/MMO is the single commonest mistake that aspiring internet marketers make, and the single commonest reason for their collective failures. People doing this are the main reason for the alleged 95% failure-rate, in IM.

    No surprise at all, if you think about it?

    Why would you want to teach people something of which you have no successful experience yourself?

    All you're making certain of, by starting out that way, is that you'll be competing for the same traffic against some of the world's most successful, most experienced, most profitable and best-funded marketers: who's likely to win that contest?

    You'd probably be something between 10 and 100 times as likely to start earning a few dollars in a more appropriate niche (such as grape-growing and home wine-making, for example. I don't mean it just metaphorically: that's a very good niche, if it interests you, of course. If it doesn't, there are 500 others which might. As long as you keep away from "MMO niches" and "IM niches").

    I'd advise you to put the odds in your favor by choosing a niche that isn't already full of experts. Ultimately (if you'll excuse a metaphor) it's about whether you want to sell jeans or skating videos. The jeans market is absolutely enormous: everyone buys them, tens of thousands sell them. The skating video market is far smaller but almost nobody specialises in selling them, so it's comparatively easy money.

    The niches in which the most profits are collectively made by marketers and the niches in which you have the highest chance of making profits are often mutually exclusive, and there are reasons for that.

    Starting off from the premise that "the most profitable niches" (in general) are also "the best ones to try" (in particular) is a way of stacking the deck against yourself, not in your favor. Several of the reasons for that are discussed in the threads linked to, below.

    It's explained in more detail here: Niche Selection Roadblock
    And here: Weight Loss Market: Still Profitable ?
    And here: Most Lucrative niche in Internet Marketing?
    And here: Guess who is going to have the most profitable business?

    In a sense, it relates to a pretty simple, arithmetical question: where do you have better chances: in a market with $1,000,000 turnover and 10,000 marketers, or in a market with $100,000 and 100 marketers?

    To me, it looks like one of them might be ten times as good as the other. And it certainly isn't the "big market"!

    What matters isn't the first number: it's the result after dividing the first number by the second number. This, albeit expressed here in very simplified and only-numerical terms, is the key concept that so many people completely miss and misunderstand.


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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      No. In my opinion.

      First of all, it isn't a "niche": it's a "market", and a huge one.

      Secondly, that market contains about the worst niches there are, to start with.

      Starting off in niches related to IM/MMO is the single commonest mistake that aspiring internet marketers make, and the single commonest reason for their collective failures. People doing this are the main reason for the alleged 95% failure-rate, in IM.

      No surprise at all, if you think about it?

      Why would you want to teach people something of which you have no successful experience yourself?

      All you're making certain of, by starting out that way, is that you'll be competing for the same traffic against some of the world's most successful, most experienced, most profitable and best-funded marketers: who's likely to win that contest?

      You'd probably be something between 10 and 100 times as likely to start earning a few dollars in a more appropriate niche (such as grape-growing and home wine-making, for example. I don't mean it just metaphorically: that's a very good niche, if it interests you, of course. If it doesn't, there are 500 others which might. As long as you keep away from "MMO niches" and "IM niches").

      I'd advise you to put the odds in your favor by choosing a niche that isn't already full of experts. Ultimately (if you'll excuse a metaphor) it's about whether you want to sell jeans or skating videos. The jeans market is absolutely enormous: everyone buys them, tens of thousands sell them. The skating video market is far smaller but almost nobody specialises in selling them, so it's comparatively easy money.

      The niches in which the most profits are collectively made by marketers and the niches in which you have the highest chance of making profits are often mutually exclusive, and there are reasons for that.

      Starting off from the premise that "the most profitable niches" (in general) are also "the best ones to try" (in particular) is a way of stacking the deck against yourself, not in your favor. Several of the reasons for that are discussed in the threads linked to, below.

      It's explained in more detail here: Niche Selection Roadblock
      And here: Weight Loss Market: Still Profitable ?
      And here: Most Lucrative niche in Internet Marketing?
      And here: Guess who is going to have the most profitable business?

      In a sense, it relates to a pretty simple, arithmetical question: where do you have better chances: in a market with $1,000,000 turnover and 10,000 marketers, or in a market with $100,000 and 100 marketers?

      To me, it looks like one of them might be ten times as good as the other. And it certainly isn't the "big market"!

      What matters isn't the first number: it's the result after dividing the first number by the second number. This, albeit expressed here in very simplified and only-numerical terms, is the key concept that so many people completely miss and misunderstand.


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      Hey Alexa

      Thanks for the advice
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    • Profile picture of the author Bob Reynolds
      Alexa,

      That is the first time I have seen the whole niche thing spelled out in numbers. Makes a lot more sense when you look at that way. Wish I would have really thought about this when I chose IM, list building, was what I started with. Hired a solo ads coach to help get me there. Ran out of money testing traffic and funnels trying to get a respectful conversion... not

      My other two interests are health, and self help... doing research now on what would be of value that I can bring to the arena. Lot of competition, lots...

      I appreciate your posts. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Peter Kontango
    internet marketing I think it's the worse niche... over saturated and full of competition...
    you also need proof which is illegal to show (since results are NOT average)
    so you have a lot of barriers here
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by Peter Kontango View Post

      internet marketing I think it's the worse niche... over saturated and full of competition...
      you also need proof which is illegal to show (since results are NOT average)
      so you have a lot of barriers here

      Hi Peter

      Thanks for stopping by.

      I totally agree with you, as this niche is full of hype & over saturated. But what I think is if you make yourself stand out of crowd 7 provide quality information, then its worth going for.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

    Hi friends

    I am new to Internet Marketing, I have been through many courses & other IM related stuff. But now I have decided to take action. So I need your advice
    This is just me and me only from personal experience.

    I would advise that you first get your feet wet in other Niches outside of IM. I spent 5 years honing my skills and getting experience in the trenches with non IM niches before I entered IM niche.

    This serves the purpose of knowing what you are talking about based on actual experience and serves to give you more credibility with your audience.

    Like I said this is from my own experience.

    Some may have different experiences.





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    • Profile picture of the author Andre Slater
      Is Internet Marketing your Passion?

      Is it what your passionate about?

      Can you talk to a stranger for 5 minutes straight about IM and not even think?

      What past making money do you like about Internet Marketing?

      If those questions stumped you then I would suggest don't use this as your niche.

      realize that Internet Marketing is exactly what it says...

      Marketing on the Internet = Internet Marketing

      You have to have something to market

      a product, affiliate product, or a service

      it's easier to create a product, or promote a product, or provide a service if its something you like and know about.
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  • Profile picture of the author markiz
    I think it's the best niche in which one can succeed starting from zero. Try to find a sub niche in IM and an unique business idea, then combine both. When you have market and both demand and supply only sky will be your limit.
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by markiz View Post

      I think it's the best niche in which one can succeed starting from zero. Try to find a sub niche in IM and an unique business idea, then combine both. When you have market and both demand and supply only sky will be your limit.

      Hi Markiz

      Thanks for your reply. I totally agree with you, I am concentrating on List-building
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      • Profile picture of the author Steve B
        No offense, but I know how difficult Internet Marketing can be and how important it is to take advice from people with experience in the trenches - and that is typically not a newbie asking others what niche to go into for his first IM venture.

        I'm not picking on you personally, but I really question the logic of going into your initial exposure to IM with the idea that you're going to be successful in one of the most competitive, cutthroat, specialized markets there is where skepticism, fraud, and crappy products abound.

        How are you going to speak with a voice of authority when you have no experience?

        Of course you can enter any niche you wish . . . but I think IM will be a total waste of your time and effort. I'll be interested to hear of your successes a year from now.

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  • Profile picture of the author AmanD
    You shouldn't be considering IM as your niche if you are new to it yourself, in my opinion. I know there are lots of people selling courses who will try and sell you on this idea, but without experience you don't have much to offer other people.
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  • Profile picture of the author tristatemedia
    the only niche that makes sense to start with. because you can keep selling to them. compared to snoring niche. once people are cured....the problem is solved. where im niche, they are always looking for new ways to make money and keep their income
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  • Profile picture of the author Carlos Stratton
    Yes list building is really hot niche and you can earn while implementing and learning about this niche.
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by Carlos Stratton View Post

      Yes list building is really hot niche and you can earn while implementing and learning about this niche.
      Thanks for the reply Carlos
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  • So you are planning to teach people how to make money online when you havent made a penny yourself yet? Dont you seenthe incongruency here?
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by Anonymous Affiliate View Post

      So you are planning to teach people how to make money online when you havent made a penny yourself yet? Dont you seenthe incongruency here?
      Definitely not, I am not eligible to teach something with which I had no success. I am only planning to build my list.
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    pretty competitive I think...
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  • Profile picture of the author Custis
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    It can be a great niche to begin with if you have the knowledge already!
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  • Profile picture of the author Richard Batt
    I'm sure people can make money in the IM niche without any real experience, everyone wants a method of making money and if you make crazy promises and promote the hell out of it people will buy it

    However I don't think it is the right route to go down, think about it - if you don't actually have a lot of experience in making money online; how can you teach other people to do it? If you have never made $1,384 in one night then how can you sell a method to reach that amount; and for that matter, even if you have made that much once how can you be sure the method would work again? You have to have some kind of ethics. Plus, it's a lot harder to pretend to be an expert in this niche (and a lot more damaging if you are found out) than it would be to simply use a niche that you have experience in and make money from that. Once you've done that you would be much better placed to come back to the IM niche to sell that method.
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    • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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      Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

      Definitely not, I am not eligible to teach something with which I had no success. I am only planning to build my list.
      The list won't have much value to you, if the subscribers on it don't respect you as a provider of valued information in the niche which they can't get elsewhere (in other words, if you can't "teach" them about it).

      That makes this area a completely unsuitable one in which for you to build a list. As explained in my post above, this is the commonest mistake made by aspiring marketers and the single commonest reason for their failures.

      It's because so many beginning marketers have ill-conceived list-building plans of this kind that the extraordinary myth has spread that it's somehow "normal" for people to have 20% open-rates for the emails they send out to subscribers: http://www.warriorforum.com/email-ma...ml#post8661178


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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by Richard Batt View Post

      I'm sure people can make money in the IM niche without any real experience, everyone wants a method of making money and if you make crazy promises and promote the hell out of it people will buy it

      However I don't think it is the right route to go down, think about it - if you don't actually have a lot of experience in making money online; how can you teach other people to do it? If you have never made $1,384 in one night then how can you sell a method to reach that amount; and for that matter, even if you have made that much once how can you be sure the method would work again? You have to have some kind of ethics. Plus, it's a lot harder to pretend to be an expert in this niche (and a lot more damaging if you are found out) than it would be to simply use a niche that you have experience in and make money from that. Once you've done that you would be much better placed to come back to the IM niche to sell that method.
      Hi Richard

      I agree with you that anyone can make money in IM niche by making false promises & promoting products.
      But from my journey in IM so far, I know that's not the right way of doing it. You will make some money with that but as per my principles & ethics its not right. I am not an expert, I am also a normal guy like everyone else here. But we can also share ideas & strategies. Figure out what works & what doesn't. I would love to build my list first before teaching others how to do so. That's what I believe in. .
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  • Profile picture of the author DubDubDubDot
    You're only mistake was creating a thread asking if it's a good niche to start with. What you're supposed to do is create a new thread about how much money you've made over the past 10 years and tell newbies to not give up. That will really draw clicks on the thanks button and readers are going to remember you as an authority figure around here. Then it's just a matter of keeping the act going and releasing info products about how you made your millions.
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  • Hi,

    I commend you for getting started with your journey online as you'll soon start running into many people telling you what to do, buy my stuff, listen to me, do what I say, blah blah blah! And the reality is that you will have to start by exploring what will make you the money fastest.

    I recommend starting by selling physical products in your house on Amazon and Ebay that way you aren't spending tons of cash to see some sales and dollars being made online.

    You can also take the route of doing CPA or affiliate marketing and using YouTube videos to get them ranked and producing easy affiliate commissions.

    I encourage you to research and take action immediately before you get stuck and start suffering from what is called paralysis of analysis.

    And above all the advice and garbage you'll hear as you move more into your IM career - TAKE ALL OUT MASSIVE ACTION!

    Just take action and course correct as you go along.

    I hope you found this advice useful.

    All the best,
    Michael

    Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

    Hi friends

    I am new to Internet Marketing, I have been through many courses & other IM related stuff. But now I have decided to take action. So I need your advice
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  • Profile picture of the author Corey Taylor
    Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

    Hi friends

    I am new to Internet Marketing, I have been through many courses & other IM related stuff. But now I have decided to take action. So I need your advice
    The best niche to start is the niche you will enjoy sharing content for.

    If you're just starting out with IM how can you share valuable for it?

    Work for something that you love, and you will never need to work again.
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  • Profile picture of the author justahope
    Internet Marketing was the niche i've started my journey online too. From my experience the chance to succeed increases if you really enjoy the products, strategies etc.. you are promoting. The niche is very competitive but this does not mean you have no chance to succeed. You should create a community around your website and be as much active as possible. The community can be created gathering people from social media, forums, blogs to your website, facebook group, email list etc...
    This way you can interact with them better an build a stronger relationship.

    This is how it worked for me

    Good Luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author crp2511
    There is some really great advice here, and as I'm fairly new here myself I can't add much except to say the IM is a very difficult market, but there are niches within IM where you could find a market you can offer something into. Whatever you do, you have to think long-term, that is 6 to 12 months of working at it, helping others and learning what works and what doesn't.

    All the best!
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  • Profile picture of the author Nick Javaherchi
    I completely agree with Alexa Smith. I think Internet Marketing/make money online niche is way too competitive to start out in.
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  • Profile picture of the author ninosem
    If you wanna do IM so bad... so bad as you wanna air, if you are under the water, than IM is for you....

    People always search for secrets... There isn't a secret... STOP and start working.

    Most people don't succeed in IM because they don’t want to step outside their comfort zone and do anything that will make them uncomfortable or do things that other people don’t want to do.

    Successful people do the things normal people don’t want to do!

    I learn one simple model to be successful online....

    1:Learn

    2: Do

    3: Teach other to do same as you.
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    • Profile picture of the author Andre Slater
      Internet Marketing is more of a field... Not a niche

      IM'ers don't wake up every morning and do internet marketing it's not something you do...

      You might build websites, you might do CPA, you might focus on Article Marketing,

      You might provide a service. All of these things are Marketing on the Internet (Internet Marketing)...

      Anything with a price tag on it and sold online is Internet Marketing.

      They are marketing their products on the Internet.

      It's a field. Like Medicine for example is a field of study.

      So I say all of that because you should find something you like and know...

      Use what you know as a niche and find ways to monetize that.

      You don't have to start IM and think you have to pick something in this field of study...

      If you pick something you don't like you won't be motivated to take any action.

      So pick something you like to do and create a world for that topic.

      Let's say you are big on exercise and it's your passion it's what you love then do that.

      Or let's say you love cooking, then do that...

      Get my point?
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  • Profile picture of the author Candice886
    Pick up one area you're good at and easy to do at first, confidence is really important. Think about which one you want to insist on. It's a big area in IM, you want do Free Traffic? Paid Traffic, or provide the service on your own? Then, how to promote your offers or service.
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    • Profile picture of the author waibhav07
      Originally Posted by Candice886 View Post

      Pick up one area you're good at and easy to do at first, confidence is really important. Think about which one you want to insist on. It's a big area in IM, you want do Free Traffic? Paid Traffic, or provide the service on your own? Then, how to promote your offers or service.
      Thanks Candice886
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  • Profile picture of the author shmeeko69
    Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

    Hi friends

    I am new to Internet Marketing, I have been through many courses & other IM related stuff. But now I have decided to take action. So I need your advice
    Before you pay for any autoresponder, be clear on how you're going to try and achieve your targeted visitors. This niche is already saturated, so try and make sure you have something of real value to any prospective customer.

    You could try a free and optional email list builder like Email Me Form and get a feel for the market without any financial obligation?
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  • YES!

    Arguably the best, here why:

    1) Most affiliate products to promote
    2) Very high-converting affiliate offers
    3) Big Community
    4) Easy to get targeted traffic
    5) Proven to work
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    • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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      Originally Posted by selfdisciplineacademy View Post

      YES!

      Arguably the best, here why:
      It's scary, as well as obviously ironic, that people who are trying to advise others here can apparently believe that something that's actually the single commonest mistake beginning marketers make (and the single commonest reason for their failures), is "the best way to start".

      Still, it accounts for why everyone says that 95% of people fail, I suppose.

      I can't really add anything much to what I said in post #21 on the previous page: I'm just despairing at what's become of this forum, with all the ignorant and promotional nonsense posted here, recently. It's a real shame to see what's happened to something that used to be a potentially valuable resource to so many people.


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    • Profile picture of the author aarthielumalai
      Originally Posted by selfdisciplineacademy View Post

      YES!

      Arguably the best, here why:

      1) Most affiliate products to promote
      2) Very high-converting affiliate offers
      3) Big Community
      4) Easy to get targeted traffic
      5) Proven to work
      That's true, but someone who has limited success in Internet marketing should probably not go into the niche.

      Some way or another, you'd have to give advice to your readers/customers. Can you do that if you don't have the experience. That wouldn't be fair for them, would it.

      The OP doesn't seem to have a lot of experience. So, it'll be better for him to get into some other niche, one that they are knowledgeable about, and then, once they've made some money in Internet marketing, get into the IM niche. They'll have a better chance of success if they do things that way.
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  • Profile picture of the author Popche
    Why don`t you try to start with a little lower for example you can start with work from home and then build up your knowledge for marketing or even start your own products for your methods. Also you can build your list for make money niche and when you go for marketing you can also tell them about affiliate marketing and sell it to them.
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  • Profile picture of the author art72
    As a few 'seasoned' marketers here have suggested; it would be ill advised for you or any 'newbie' to internet marketing to jump into a niche market that you are clearly attempting to learn. Sure, if done properly you can make money with the IM/MMO niche, but it would be by directing traffic to established teachers, training courses, and through personal relationships and experiences you've had success/failures with in direct proportion to the affiliate products you promote.

    Certainly Siskel & Ebert were not movie directors, but they possessed strengths in writing and relating to their audience. Hence they achieved success as reviewers/writers/public speakers and a 'go to' source in an industry they seized an opportunity to benefit both their audience and their professional careers.

    However, they had 'intense knowledge' and conducted in-depth research, which served as their credibilty & authority on said niche info.

    When you look at the Dan Kennedy's, Frank Kern's, Eben Paga's and several other IM/MMO pioneers... They 'DID NOT' start by selling IM/MMO products. They started by learning 'how to' sell everyday household or micro-niche items like; "How To Train Your Parrot" & ebooks (or info products) in sub-niches like dating a d relationships.

    Not to dismay those here who 'think' the 'make money online niche' is some endless pool of wealth (as it is for those who are clearly mentioned above' but unless you master collecting subscribers and giving them over to Dan, Frank, Eben or the guys/gals who are the 'experienced' and credible teachers...then you might want to follow Alexa's and other seasoned Warriors advice and find something you are already 'experienced' at doing.

    If you are going to 'dive into' IM/MMO - I suggest interviewing the industry leaders, writing well-researched, and clear & concise reviews of products you have investigated that will deliver the results your audience seeks.

    If you have yet to successfully build and deploy a successful email campaign to a targeted list of subscribers, you don't stand a chance in hell of convincing me or ANY potential buyer that you are credible, and most people seeking a business opportunity are gonna see right through you. Marketing is all about honesty and transparency. Sure you can scam a few desperate souls into buying a rehashed PLR product and call it your own...but, in the long term you will work harder for less, if you cannot deliver quality/value to your list/audience.

    So agai, is there money in the IM/MMO niche, sure there is and it's evergreen. But if you plant 'bad seeds' in the richest of soil...what kind of crop do you expect to cash in on?

    Certainly, you can direct traffic to the 'real cultivators' who possess the seeds and know the right soil conditions, but to jump in and expect to succeed against seasoned farmers... Not likely... Unless you are content to show people where to find those who have credibility in that niche, and do so as a 'raving fan or reviewer' who's content to let them close the deals while you learn to create/cultivate your own storehouse.

    You can make money on IM/MMO while you learn, just be mentally prepared to advise others accordingly, don't pretend to be an expert when you're still in the infancy of understanding the niche you've chosen.

    I have been studying, researching, and awestruct by the amazing attributes true IMers possess, and in 7 years of relentless pursuit the 'bigger picture' and my confidence is just now starting to feel I'm ready to assemble a complete business blueprint.

    All the Best...and good luck in your future de developments.

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  • Profile picture of the author QueenMelanie
    so you just wanna take action? you should know what methods you wanna take action on first, and if you don't know what it is yet, read some more until you find a method that strikes you!
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  • Profile picture of the author Slade556
    The best niche to start with is the one you either know the most about, or the one you are most passionate about. For example, if you are an expert in insurance, look for affiliate programs in that field. Health insurance, car insurance, that sort of thing. If what you are good at is just too dry to get into, a great place to start is what you are passionate about. Perhaps you are extremely into photography. You could quickly and cheaply start a website on this subject and monetize with adsense or affiliate offers.
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  • Internet Marketing is an amazing niche to start with..

    Arguably, the best.. here's why..

    1) Tons of content
    2) Lots of affiliate offers and networks to promote
    3) Big Interest
    4) Lots of forums, blogs and other education resources to use
    5) Targeted
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  • Profile picture of the author Russell Shor
    Find a reputable mentor. find the guys that have been doing this for years and are successful at it and let them coach you.
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    Go ahead man!!! You've got what it takes...Be insightful and keep yourself updated with new trends!!
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  • Have you got a landing page?

    Are you signed up for affiliate networks?

    Do that, then drive traffic using some of these methods:

    Paid:

    Facebook Ads
    Adwords
    BingAds
    Solo Ads
    Twitter Ads

    Free:
    Blog Commenting
    Social Media
    Forum Contribution
    Youtube videos
    Article Marketing

    Hope this helps..
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  • Profile picture of the author TheProductReviewGuy
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    Honestly, if you really want to make money online, stay away from the MMO niche. This is more for high end users who have a rep etc. You can do it if you want but you need JVs, affiliates and a huge list to be successful.

    One of my best money making projects was niche sites. I made sites on 25 different niches and each of the sites earns me roughly $50 a month. That's $1250 a month on autopilot. Well not technically on autopilot since I have to renew links if they expire and update products if they are out of stock etc.

    It is however the closest thing to being passive income since I spend less than 3 hours a week reviewing all 25 sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author camohit
    its a good infact great way to earn livin in medium term and achieve financial freedom in long term. gettin success here gives u total freedom of time money and location. we work hard and smart upto th level of our skills in every field so why not choose a field that can give us better refurns and better life. A movie star, sportsperson or a daily wage labourer all work equally hard but their a vast difference in their earnings. so choose a field intellectually and giv ur best there. IM is The thing atleast for me. If u'r ready to learn and stay patient and committed IM can make your life.
    wish u luck.
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  • Profile picture of the author turboshandy
    Internet marketing is indeed a really hot niche... It's not impossible to make it big with this niche, but don't get discouraged if you don't make it on your first try.
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  • Profile picture of the author Javisito
    Internet Marketing is great however there is a lot of other niches which is very profitable so you might want to look into something you either know a lot about or something that you're really interested in.
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    Here is a Quick Way to Make a Lot of Money Without a Lot of Nonsense
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnTimmins
    The best way for you to get started is follow one course. If in case that you don't have success, you gain experience and based from that experience, you can create your own system that will suits your capability. I hope that this helps.
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  • Profile picture of the author ejiro
    The good niche to start is a niche that has a lot of buyers. e.g Health, Dating and Make money online.
    From clickbank check the gravity. And have a list.
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Originally Posted by ejiro View Post

      The good niche to start is a niche that has a lot of buyers. e.g Health, Dating and Make money online.
      From clickbank check the gravity. And have a list.
      You need to specify what they are to look for when analyzing the Gravity.

      Most typically think Gravity being High is a good barometer to go by. Actually, Products with Lower Gravity are the ones that many times turn out to be the RIGHT Products to promote.

      High Gravity does not equate with Sales either. You can have Gravity that is 4 0r 5 and it is kicking the crap out of triple digit Gravity Product in actual sales.

      It is just the number of AFFILIATES who have made commission for selling the product in the previous 12 weeks.



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  • Profile picture of the author ACandi
    Originally Posted by waibhav07 View Post

    Hi friends

    I am new to Internet Marketing, I have been through many courses & other IM related stuff. But now I have decided to take action. So I need your advice
    Hi waibhav07,

    As a niche, 'Internet Marketing' (IM) will always be full of new people coming online looking for ways to make money online. That means it is a sustainable niche.

    If you've been through courses, at least one of them should have given you a start up strategy to get you on your way. If not, you should get one that gives you step by step guidelines to get your online business started.

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  • Profile picture of the author arindamb
    Its good and probably that's why its overcrowded. But, not everyone in the business cares about being "legit". So, conversions aren't super easy.
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