To get started online you need to decide what niche you will go in to. That niche needs to a profitable one – one with plenty of buyers! In this article I shall show you 3 steps to choosing a niche that will make you money with information marketing.
Step 1 – Finding A Niche That Motivates You
- Write down your interests or hobbies.
- Write down your skills.
- Are you an expert at anything?
Once you have answered these questions choose 3 topics from the list that you would be interested enough to spend time researching to find more information on and also a topics that you would enjoy telling others about.
Step 2 – Are There Lots Of Products In This Niche?
So you now have a few ideas of topics that interest you and you will be motivated to take action on. Now you need to make sure that there are already products out there in this niche.
If there are products and lots of them, then this means there is a high demand for that information! If there is a high demand then there will be plenty of buyers!
Go to online book stores and look to see how many books are published in your niche or category.
- Are there lots?
- Are people providing feedback?
- How many sales have been made?
This will tell you if people are buying information in that niche and whether there is a high demand for the various topics within the niche.
Step 3 – Are There People Passionate About This Niche?
Go to forums in this niche and see how popular the forums are.
- How many members are there?
- How active are they – are there lots of discussions?
- How threads are posted each day?
- How many members are on the forum at the present time?
This will give you a great idea of how popular the niche is and whether there are lots of people who love talking about it, finding out about it and want help and advice.
You could also see if there are facebook groups, twitter groups and authority blogs related to this niche too.
Is competition a bad thing?
Not at all. If you find that there is a lot of competition in the niche you decide upon then this is good news. It means that there is a lot of money being made in that niche.
Think about how you can position yourself as being different from the rest.
- What is your story?
- Why should people visit your website?
- Why should people join your list?
- Why should people purchase your products?