Adding New Niches To Old Niche Sites

I’ve always been one of those people that agree with the logic that you should do something you already know relatively well and enjoy OR pick a topic that you’ve always wanted to learn more about or expand upon. I learned the hard way that it makes writing and content creation that much easier, not to mention the motivation to keep going.

In my last post, “Breathing New Life into Old Niches,” I briefly mentioned how I was going through a big move and in doing so I was gaining an office. Prior to the move it had been several years since I had a dedicated work space and I was excited. Full of bright ideas and intentions I started to focus on my new work space while also dusting off old sites.

Expanding On Niche Sites

In that same post from before I mentioned finding a big box full of notebooks and papers that contained new site ideas. I sat down with my to-do list and the box to see if any of those ideas were still of any interest to warrant a new site. Or if any of those ideas could apply to an old site and in a few cases it did. As an aside, I found some keyword ideas that made me laugh and I can’t even say that I remember what my thought process was at that time! However, it was neat to see how far I’ve evolved over the years in my thoughts and how I tackle projects.
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New Blogs, New Niches

a guest post by Ashley

I’ve been in the affiliate marketing, blogging industry for several years now. However, last year was a little different because I made the decision to not actively work on my websites and to work on paid projects. As a whole it worked out pretty well. But, now I’m ready to get back to my own sites.

That being said, I think my views have changed some in the last year. I’ve always been told to write about what I’m passionate about. While, I have always seen the reasoning in that, I didn’t always follow that rule. There were times I just picked a topic that I had mild interest in and ran with it; only I didn’t get very far. This time I’m picking topics that I am passionate about. Yes, yes, I should have listened sooner but life is about experiencing and learning.
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A New Year, New Goals

guest post by Belinda Lima

I’ve been working online for over twelve years and in that time I’ve worn many hats – from selling and marketing my own private label products to graphic and web design to affiliate marketing to ghost writing. Somehow, I’ve managed to make it all work, but I can honestly say that I could be making it all work better.
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Inspiration: Outrageous Marketing Videos

a guest blog post by Chrissie Cole

We live in a day and age where marketing has to be extreme to get the attention of consumers and fans! With sites such as VideoBash and YouTube, finding funny videos that range from marketing to pranks to cooking mishaps to funny pets and more is easy, not to mention fun! But, in terms of marketing, staying ahead of the curve is essential to your success.

In no particular order, below we have shared some of our favorite outrageous marketing videos that we hope you enjoy as much as we do!
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Three Tips For Creating A Niche Website

a guest blog post by Chrissie Cole

Deciding to create a niche website can be fun! And, if done right, it can also be profitable which is likely to be your intent.

In the simplest of terms, pick a topic you like and be prepared to experiment and tweak along the way. It’s a process and trial and error is part of that process.

Choosing a Topic

Depending on who you talk too many bloggers suggest picking a topic you are “passionate” about. That is definitely good advice, but I’ve had success in picking a topic that I know absolutely nothing about and have grown to become passionate about. While your degree of knowledge is of course a factor don’t jump in and try to make a niche site on a popular topic with lots of competition.

After picking your topic, be prepared to be knowledgeable about said topic and deliver what your readers are looking for. Your site should have a unique approach on the topic and share as much as possible on said topic. [Read more...]

Drive Traffic to Your Blog with Simple Tactics

a guest post by Claudia Somerfield

Creating a blog is quite easy; but, making it successful entails certain skills. Spending a few minutes in learning the plausible ways of writing for a blog could drive you sufficient traffic to your pages. Search engines are the gateways to your blog, especially for global readers.

However, most users will take their information from the first few pages of the search engines. In order to invite users through search engines, you must write your posts in such a way that your blog will be listed in the first few pages. It’s not easy to accomplish this task as it sounds.

Here are a few tips to make your blog search-engine friendly and widen the horizon of your readers… [Read more...]