is niche still giving money?

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I read a lot of about niche. I'm about to buy a domain and start to do that.

But someone told me that niche is no more useful.

What do you think? Can I gain money with that? Is this still useful technique?

Thanks, Dinçer Çetiner.
#giving #money #niche
  • Profile picture of the author Joel Young
    Welcome to Warrior Forum.

    It sounds like you don't know what niche means. You should look it up. Once you find out, you will know the answer to your question.
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    • Profile picture of the author DincerCetiner
      Originally Posted by Joel Young View Post

      Welcome to Warrior Forum.

      It sounds like you don't know what niche means. You should look it up. Once you find out, you will know the answer to your question.
      Thanks for your answer Joel.

      I think niche is decide a keyword which is don't have competition and have many guests who search that keyword on google. You gaining money with adwords. Am I wrong?

      Thanks
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      • Profile picture of the author twister85
        Originally Posted by DincerCetiner View Post

        Thanks for your answer Joel.

        I think niche is decide a keyword which is don't have competition and have many guests who search that keyword on google. You gaining money with adwords. Am I wrong?

        Thanks
        A niche, In simple language can be described as a group, category of audience having different interests. for ex, IM, Forex, gaming, health and fitness etc.
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      • Profile picture of the author korwil
        Originally Posted by DincerCetiner View Post

        Thanks for your answer Joel.

        I think niche is decide a keyword which is don't have competition and have many guests who search that keyword on google. You gaining money with adwords. Am I wrong?

        Thanks
        Your niche is your topic and you typically want to pick a keyword/s that you target within your niche (for small affiliate websites). The goal is to target several 'buyer' keywords and then rank in Google for those keywords. After that, you will need a monetization plan for your website traffic. As easy as I make it sound, it will take hard work, consistency, and PLENTY of research. Unless you have a huge budget, it will take some work to get started.

        Also, you do not gain money with Google Adwords. If you were using Adwords, you would be spending money to Google for them to advertise your website. You would instead gain money with Google Adsense but it would be difficult for a small niche blog to really earn much unless you had a decent amount of traffic. Instead, try to monetize your website with affiliate products from Amazon, Clickbank, ShareASale, CJ, JVZoo, ClickSure, or just other affiliate programs that suit your niche. Just pick affiliate products that are related to your niche.
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        • Profile picture of the author DincerCetiner
          Originally Posted by korwil View Post

          Your niche is your topic and you typically want to pick a keyword/s that you target within your niche (for small affiliate websites). The goal is to target several 'buyer' keywords and then rank in Google for those keywords. After that, you will need a monetization plan for your website traffic. As easy as I make it sound, it will take hard work, consistency, and PLENTY of research. Unless you have a huge budget, it will take some work to get started.

          Also, you do not gain money with Google Adwords. If you were using Adwords, you would be spending money to Google for them to advertise your website. You would instead gain money with Google Adsense but it would be difficult for a small niche blog to really earn much unless you had a decent amount of traffic. Instead, try to monetize your website with affiliate products from Amazon, Clickbank, ShareASale, CJ, JVZoo, ClickSure, or just other affiliate programs that suit your niche. Just pick affiliate products that are related to your niche.
          Sorry i mean adsense by saying adwords.
          You mean that the best way to gain money is selling products, not advertising.

          Thanks
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          • Profile picture of the author korwil
            Originally Posted by DincerCetiner View Post

            Sorry i mean adsense by saying adwords.
            You mean that the best way to gain money is selling products, not advertising.

            Thanks
            It depends on the amount of traffic you are generating. In my opinion and experience, I believe that you need at least 1000 pageviews per day to make a decent sum at the end of the month if you are selling advertising.

            For small niche websites, I have always had better success just focusing on selling affiliate products highly related to my niche. Once you start getting a bit of traffic, you should then start trying to focus on building an email list by offering a free eBook in exchange for an email, engaging with subscribers, and selling new products to your subscribers. This is probably getting ahead of ourselves a bit but for a new niche website, I have always had better success selling related products instead of advertising.
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      • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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        Originally Posted by DincerCetiner View Post

        I think niche is decide a keyword which is don't have competition and have many guests who search that keyword on google. You gaining money with adwords. Am I wrong?
        Yes.

        You're looking at just one very small, very specific example of niche marketing, but you seem to be taking it as a definition or description of the whole thing.

        Anything to do with Google/keywords/rankings is just about the "traffic-generation" part of an internet marketing business. Some successful niche marketers don't use this as their primary traffic at all. There are many other (better) traffic sources available.

        Also, AdSense is just one minor, specific method of monetization. Many successful niche marketers don't use it at all.

        So you're taking one highly specific example of a type of niche site, and one specific type of traffic-generation and one specific type of monetization, but perhaps thinking that it's what the term "niche marketing" refers to? It doesn't, usually.

        I make my living from niche marketing, but I don't use AdSense at all (and never have done, and wouldn't want to), and I don't like to put time and effort into trying to attract "organic SERP's" traffic, for two main reasons. First, it's very precarious and makes your business Google-dependent, and any business that's Google-dependent is no more than one algorithm-change away from a potential accident (or even a potential disaster), as so many Warriors have been finding out over the last year or two, some of them to their very great cost. Secondly, for me, search engine traffic has been uniformly the worst-converting traffic out of everything I've ever tried in 8 entirely different niches over the whole of the last 4 years - search engine visitors to all my websites typically stay the least time, view the fewest pages, opt in the least often and actually buy anything by far the least often. I admit I do get tons of search engine traffic to all my main sites (because high rankings for multiple keywords happen to be a minor side-benefit of the main targeted traffic-generation method I use to build my business) but I'd certainly hate to have to make a living just from that traffic, or to make specific plans to try to increase the flow of that sort of traffic. I prefer almost any other traffic-source.

        There's plenty of money in niche marketing. But perhaps not so much if you depend on search engine traffic. And perhaps not so much if you monetize through AdSense.
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        • Profile picture of the author DincerCetiner
          Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

          Yes.

          You're looking at just one very small, very specific example of niche marketing, but you seem to be taking it as a definition or description of the whole thing.

          Anything to do with Google/keywords/rankings is just about the "traffic-generation" part of an internet marketing business. Some successful niche marketers don't use this as their primary traffic at all. There are many other (better) traffic sources available.

          Also, AdSense is just one minor, specific method of monetization. Many successful niche marketers don't use it at all.

          So you're taking one highly specific example of a type of niche site, and one specific type of traffic-generation and one specific type of monetization, but perhaps thinking that it's what the term "niche marketing" refers to? It doesn't, usually.

          I make my living from niche marketing, but I don't use AdSense at all (and never have done, and wouldn't want to), and I don't like to put time and effort into trying to attract "organic SERP's" traffic, for two main reasons. First, it's very precarious and makes your business Google-dependent, and any business that's Google-dependent is no more than one algorithm-change away from a potential accident (or even a potential disaster), as so many Warriors have been finding out over the last year or two, some of them to their very great cost. Secondly, for me, search engine traffic has been uniformly the worst-converting traffic out of everything I've ever tried in 8 entirely different niches over the whole of the last 4 years - search engine visitors to all my websites typically stay the least time, view the fewest pages, opt in the least often and actually buy anything by far the least often. I admit I do get tons of search engine traffic to all my main sites (because high rankings for multiple keywords happen to be a minor side-benefit of the main targeted traffic-generation method I use to build my business) but I'd certainly hate to have to make a living just from that traffic, or to make specific plans to try to increase the flow of that sort of traffic. I prefer almost any other traffic-source.

          There's plenty of money in niche marketing. But perhaps not so much if you depend on search engine traffic. And perhaps not so much if you monetize through AdSense.
          That's really helpful for me, thanks Alexa.

          So I can use source from google, but I have to use more traffic source beside for monetizing. And adsense is not enough, I must place affilates vs.

          Thanks, Dinçer Çetiner.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ximer
      Originally Posted by Joel Young View Post

      Welcome to Warrior Forum.

      It sounds like you don't know what niche means. You should look it up. Once you find out, you will know the answer to your question.
      This post sums it up quite well. OP, do a bit more research real quick and you'll learn plenty, this site is great for you to start learning on anyway.
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  • Profile picture of the author curationsoft
    yes, i think having niche in your domain is still effective in search engine ranking
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    • Profile picture of the author DincerCetiner
      Originally Posted by curationsoft View Post

      yes, i think having niche in your domain is still effective in search engine ranking
      It's good to hear.

      Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author eClicker
    In my opinion there is not a BEST way to make money. People make money doing a number of things. You have to decide out of all the ways to make money online which best suits your personality what do you enjoy. Then once you master that move to the next or stick with what you have learned.

    Now when you start asking people what has the most profit potential. Then Fran Tarkenton, if I am not mistaken once said the best way to make money is "while you sleep" so that means things that bring in income while you are away doing other things. You can take that for what it's worth Hope I helped.
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  • Profile picture of the author mikelmraz
    Originally Posted by DincerCetiner View Post

    I read a lot of about niche. I'm about to buy a domain and start to do that.

    But someone told me that niche is no more useful.

    What do you think? Can I gain money with that? Is this still useful technique?

    Thanks, Dinçer Çetiner.
    It depends on how you define niche and also what niche it is.

    Niche subjects will always be in demand, such as weight loss, finance etc. There are all niches.

    If you are talking about ultra small single keyword niches for a single site kind of niche, then maybe not so much.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicholasb
    you have a long journey ahead of you

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    • Profile picture of the author IamBaksi
      A Niche in one word is like a Category or Sub-Category if you will.

      Stick around on the WF there's much to learn here!

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