As an affiliate marketer there is a lot of ways to find niches and find topics to promote. With social media being the best way to grab traffic and get attention, it is obvious that you should not avoid it in marketing. I mean Comcast and other big corporations are having their employees get an account on facebook, twitter, pownce, plurk, etc. So how can we use this to our benefit?
Well there is social talk happening around us as you are reading this post. While you are reading this post I am probably already researching and trying to earn some bank on what everyone is talking about. Probably not. But everyone is talking and spreading their ideas, negative or positive. Over the next day or so I will talk about how to utilize Twitter - one of the more powerful micro-blogging platform.
With twitter, there is a lot of conversations happening and you can bet more than one person is mentioning the same thing or at least the same concept or aspect of it. Today I want to talk to you about finding quick fast niches/keywords for quick fast money. It is a simple concept yet no one talks about it. The reason maybe because we as affiliates want to keep it to ourselves or no one really does it.
But lets take a look at twitter. Note: I am not showing you how to spam twitter - I am showing how to find niches/keywords. Twitter has multiple tools out there and one really good one I like is Twitter Search (use to be summize.com). But to a more benefit and extent TwitScoop is the best way to find quick niches. You can simply just go to the site and find out what everyone is talking about.
One the main page you will see what is buzzing right now, this is a great way to find what everyone is talking about and the bigger a word gets, the more it is being talked about, meaning there is traffic. To the far right you will see hot trends. BAM those are the most spoken about in the past 24 hours, I think. Now that you have these quick niches what now? Well find an offer from any of the affiliate networks, can't decide visit AFFpinions.com to get in contact with the best ones. If you want my recommendations I suggests:
- Market Leverage
- Hydra Network
Now if you want to promote via PPC then that is the best part to take advantage of the traffic, there is barely any competition if any for these quick fast trends. Also if you do promote via PPC you will find your CPC is extremely low. You will also get a good amount of clicks and I found that CTR seems to be higher, just because it is a 'spur of the moment' topic.
Another way to use Twit Scoop and the hot trends is to use the keywords you found that were a hot topic and use it within any PPC account to get quick traffic and cheap clicks. For example if you are promoting a debt offer and Twit Scoop shows 'george bush' is what is hot right now. Use that to your advantage and create a quick campaign and landing page geared towards 'george bush' and promote debt offers. There are other ways as well - celebrity names and ringtone offers, etc.
It is that simple, just take advantage of the quick fast trends to make quick fast money, the only problem is you can not scale this. After about 1 week or maybe less no one is talking about the 'buzz' and no one is searching about it - hey at least you made a quick buck.