I'm thinking about starting a blog on this niche, what do you think ?

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Hey Warriors,

Am thinking about starting a blog with this keyword in mind "bipolar disorder". This blog will talk about topics around the keyword. I would discuss issues like:

bipolar disorder in men/women/children
symptoms of bipolar disorder
bipolar treatment
Etc

I would like to know if this keyword will be good for google adsense and affiliate marketing. Thank you
#blog #niche #seo #starting #thinking
  • Profile picture of the author princetotem
    I don't see why not. I actually think there are many untapped opportunities for blogs about certain mental illnesses.

    On a personal note (as someone who suffers from a strain of personality disorder) please, please make sure your content is accurate and helpful.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    May God have mercy on anyone that's bipolar.

    Seriously, what do you bring to the table to help anyone that's bipolar?

    You do realize that some bipolar people are seriously depressed and that depression can lead to suicide, right?

    Do you really want to be that guy banking $0.07 clicks and pushing someone over the edge from lack of niche experience?

    I'm assuming you're not a qualified doctor and/or have any personal bipolar experience.
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  • Profile picture of the author alonso1011
    Why do you choose this niche? What do you intend to do with this blog for affiliate marketing? You will attract readers and put google adsense on this blog? I don't know what product you can recommend. I think this niche difficult for one who don't have good knowledge about this.
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  • Profile picture of the author winsoar
    If it is something you are really passionate about then go for it!
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  • Profile picture of the author lindseysan494
    Before investing, I would use a keyword research tool, or just use Google Adword's function in your account, and find targeted search phrases with lower competition that would be easier to get high rankings for. If you haven't already, of course.

    If you find keywords that have a decent amount of searches per month (at least 1,000+) and have lower competition, then yes, it's be worth getting a blog together and targeting them to drive traffic.

    You always have to make sure there's a market that attainable for you though, and make it sure it would be worth investing in to make money on.
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    If you are doing it as a service to mankind, good for you. If you want to make money, you need to figure out what products are available that have affiliate opportunities where you stand a chance of making decent income. I know that I can't think of any. How many searches per day and how easy the competition is isn't relevant if there is nothing to market that makes you money.
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  • I would advice against it because for "Bipolar disorder", the interested people would choose to go to much more authoritative sites like nhs.uk, hospital sites, expert doctors, associations, and buy products recommended by people with credentials on that field.
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  • Profile picture of the author desley
    Hi,
    Interesting question and interesting responses. I guess this blog is going to depend on what perspective you are coming from. For example: a consumer (person who lives with bipolar disorder); carer (person who cares with a person living with bipolar disorder); service provider delivering a service to a person with bipolar disorder.

    As I worked in the mental health sector for 22+ years and have on various occasions developed websites with a mental health theme, I can assure you, if your sole intent is to try and make money out of this website, then you may find yourself sorely disappointed. Mental illness is not sexy and nor does mental illness lend itself towards the usual affiliate marketing money generating avenues. Why? Because people want this type of information for free.

    Hence, whilst I have no viewpoint about you wanting to develop a blog on bipolar disorder, please be prepared to acknowledge this really may not be a money making exercise.

    My first question is: from which perspective are you developing this blog? Then who is your intended (target) audience? What do you have to offer that is different to what is currently available? And, how will you ensure that your website helps rather than hinders people who live with bipolar and/or their families, friends and work colleagues?

    If you are wanting to attempt to make this a money generating exercise - um, this may not potentially be the best starting point.

    I hope this assists. Good luck with your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author sunnerindia01
    So, you want to start a blog huh? Great idea!

    But…how the heck do you get started? There’s so much info out there on the web, and everyone’s telling you to do different things. Who do you listen to? Where’s the starting point?

    Damnit, maybe you should just forget it – it’s too confusing!

    Well, hold up. I used to be a blogging newbie too. I had the same problems. I started my blog (BloggingBasics101.com) back in 2006, and I knew less than nothing about blogging. In fact it was only the week before I’d learnt what a blog was.

    Now I know a ton about them, and my blog’s doing pretty well – I receive more than 300,000 unique visitors per month which makes me consider myself someone you could listen to and learn from when it comes to building your own blog. I’m not some sort of Guru, but I certainly do know the basics.

    I promise it’ll be simple, relatively easy, and definitely easy to understand (no stupid jargon). Sound good?

    Awesome, let’s move on.

    Why you should create a blog and join the blogging community

    So below, I’m going to outline exactly what you need to do to get started and set up your own personal blog. Before we dive in though, I really want to talk about WHY you should build a blog.

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    I bet you already knew all of that, but it’s nice to be reminded.
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  • Profile picture of the author bashca03
    What is the main purpose of the blog you are creating? Is it to help the persons who are affected by the disorder or just to purely generate income? If it was for the income, then you might as well use appropriate tools on seeking if there are people interested on the topic you have and the keywords to use, that should be your first approach in making your decision.
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  • Profile picture of the author stevetickolo
    Make sure you do ample research on the topic first before diving into blogging about it. If it's not your passion, you will not be able to sustain writing about it, hence, you might not be able to reach the part where it could be profitable.
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  • Profile picture of the author SEO Pearl
    I think you have a good knowledge about your chosen keywords and blog then you can sure to go with that.
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  • Profile picture of the author ewebac
    If you have a expertise in bipolar and can generate a good quality and informative content then why not..
    You should go for it..

    Best of Luck..

    Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author domain finder
    There are a lot of people online who are starting blogs and failing, why? Because they were hot on the money and not passionate enough on championing the cause they were supposed to be centering on. Bipolar disorder is good niche, does it have competitors, yes. Are there already trusted people blogging on the topic? What would set you apart to get the your target audience? These questions should be your first consideration before moving forward. Otherwise, good luck!
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  • Try to check on the performance of blogging sites related to bipolar disorder, from there on you should be able to tell whether you have a shot at that niche. You can use SEMrush or ahrefs to search for the other details. Then try to determine it from there.
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  • Profile picture of the author RedScams
    I think it's a much needed and untapped blog niche. But.. make sure you provide quality and honest information. Don't just blog for adsense, because this topic is very sensitive and you'll want to make sure you're provided quality information to your readers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Dewine
    I wouldn't advise using that niche. If your planning on using SEO, than you won't have much luck. The legitimate sites like WebMD, and all the other doctor and hospital sites will outrank you. It probably would not be worth the effort.
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  • Profile picture of the author TheMechanic
    I think there are tons of sources for your articles and lots of ways you could help bipolar people. The niche looks promising. So, if you ask me, this is a great idea.
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