Wednesday, 6 March 2013

The Ultimate Guide of How to Start a Profitable Blog? The Niche Finder Method

If you are into starting a new blog and want to find a niche that has low competition and high search volume. here is your ultimate guide:

First of all you need to understand that Google is starving for content. But at the same time, there are millions of publishers who feed it with a lot of content every second. So, You need content, and this content need to be searchable (people are looking for), and there is no enough amount of other similar content that may compete with you. In other words, you need to create a value.

Although, it may sound hard, if you set up your mind, have the right strategy, and the right tool, it will be a real life challenge, that would not only make a lot of money from your hight traffic, but also a lot of karma, providing your audience with valuable free content.

Let's start with the tools:

  • Google Trends: Allows you to tap into Google's database of searches, to determine which keywords are most popular. View the volume of search queries over time (since 2004) worldwide or by regions and subregions, by languages, categories, and in Google properties such as news, image, or product search. Compare multiple terms, as well. Offers a list of what is trending now in Hot Searches.
  • Google Autocomplete: Google's Autocomplete is a tool that can help round out your research by providing keywords as seen through the searchers experience. When a searcher begins to type into the search box on Google.com, additional keywords are offered for searches that could be similar to what is typed. Google's algorithm works to predict search queries in real-time based on indexed web pages, personalized search history, other users' search activity, and Google+ (for person's name). Since the results are personalized, you may wish for more control over the Autocomplete feature. This can be accomplished by logging out of Google, turning off customizations, deleting web history, and Google+ settings.
  • UberSuggestGet keyword ideas with Übersuggest the free keyword suggestion tool that makes good use of Google Suggest and other suggest services.
  • Yahoo Buzz Log: Shows top overall keyword searches by Yahoo users with rank, buzz score, and how the search volume has moved in rank. There are additional options to narrow the buzz log by categories such as actors, movies, music, etc.
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  • Yahoo Clues Beta: Explore trends in search on Yahoo. Top Trends shows most popular search queries by parameters such as time frame, gender, age, location, and category. With the popular queries, you will find news related to the keyword. In the trend analysis tab, you can analyze a specific keyword terms and see demographics related to it. (Update: "Effective April 1, 2013, Yahoo Clues (beta) will shut down," Yahoo announced.)
  • Bing Trends: More of a report, the Bing Community Search Blog breaks down billions of search queries from the previous year and offers insights by popular interests.
  • Bing Webmaster Keyword Research Beta: Find query volumes for phrases and keywords by country and language. This keyword research tool shows data show from organic searches on Bing. It also provides the number of impressions for a time period with Average Bid and Average CPC for ad placements on the top and sides of search results. A comprehensive description of this tool can be found in Bing Keyword Research Tool: Highlights & Limitations.
  • AOL Search Trends: Lists the top 50 search trends both hourly and daily on AOL. Data in AOL contains web and image searches (powered by Google), video (powered by Blinkx), News, Shopping, Maps, and Yellow Pages (powered by various providers).
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  • Twitter Search: Allows you to see what people are talking about on Twitter by keyword, hashtag, or user name. Advanced search has many features, notable is the use of emoticons to find tweets with specific attitude, for example, sad emoticon represents negative attitude.
  • Micro niche Finder: A very powerful tool that you only feed it with keywords (brainstorming) and it will tell you which has low competition and higher traffic volume. It will also search for available domain names for you to register. Further, it tells you who your competitors are and what are their page rankings and their backlinks to give you a clear competitive awareness.



  • YouTube Keyword Tool: Keyword suggestions for terms you enter with monthly search volume on YouTube. As one of the largest search engines, this keyword list will reveal valuable insights as to how people search when they are looking for video media specifically, rather than general search engine queries.
  • YouTube Trends: Provides insights into popular videos based on keywords and video views. Trending Topics are algorithmically-generated topics from keywords in the title, tags, and description of the video within sets of videos that are currently rising in popularity. Trending videos are based on embedded video views and views on YouTube.
  • Google AdWords Keyword Tool: Enter a term or terms, to see search volume and keyword competition. Advanced options and filters allow you to refine by locations and languages and by desktop or mobile. 
  • eHow: On ehow people go there to find any “How to” info like…how to cook, how to start a dry cleaning business, how to find a market niche, etc.
  • Amazon: You can go through Amazon’s “Best sellers,” list and choose products from there. This list is constantly being updated. So make sure to check back often.
  • ebay Pulse: On Pulse.ebay.com you can find some of ebay’s most popular products. You can see what people are purchasing on a daily basis. Scroll through the most popular searches, etc. Great site to find niche market ideas.
  • MyGoals.com: On the Mygoals.com website you would find people that have certain goals in life that they want to achieve.   It can be anything from, “My goal is to pay off my debt, to become fluent in Spanish, to lose 50 lbs in 6 months,etc.”  IMake sure you check out the top editors pick to get some great market niche ideas.
  • TeraPeak: Terapeak.com is a backdoor to ebay products. On this site you will find statistics on the hot products on ebay.




Top Searches, Questions, Topics, Memes & More

The major search engines and social networks also put out yearly recaps of the top trends of the year. Check out these past articles to get a glimpse of the top keywords, questions, topics, and trends people searched for each year:
2012

2011

2010


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