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It’s planting season in many parts of the United States, so gardening topics are on the minds of many people. The home and garden niche as a whole is a very friendly place to be overall, you’ll find entire communities devoting to helping and sharing tips and ideas. It can also be a very profitable place to be if you find your little corner of the web and you can talk about a topic with knowledge and you’re willing to take the time to be a part of the community.
Today’s niche pick is a very niched down gardening topic, specifically how to successfully grow your own blueberries. (Because have you seen how much a little basket of blueberries costs at the grocery store? My wallet cries a little every time my son asks for a basket of them.)
I’ve been slacking on sharing new niche ideas here so I thought I should get back to doing that… I like to skim through the niche discovery section of Keyword Canine every now and then and just see what pops out at me. Today that just happened to be the phrase vampire kisses.
Whoopsies! I walked right into a big old spamfest and didn’t even realize I was going there. My last Niche Notebook post was around the keywords for women’s hair loss…. a niche I considered myself and then decided other projects were more important. What I didn’t realize was that it was a big spam attraction magnet.
I received a few hundred spam comments per day after I posted that, all linking to some ugly junk sites, mostly running multiple huge Adsense ad blocks per page and/or selling snake oil miracle cures with very little real content to be found on them. Not saying Adsense is a bad thing, I’m saying there were more ads per page than content. If your visitors have to hunt to find the content because there are so many ad blocks then the page isn’t valuable. [Read more...]