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A Guide to Successful Niche Website Creation

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When it comes to creating a niche website there are a few things you must have: proper keyword research, a highly functional website, and an understanding of your niche. Without these three things you are going to be in one of three situations: you’ll have a site that has a lot of great information but no visitors, you’ll have a site with a lot of visitors but low-quality information, or you will have a site that has visitors and great information but is just too hard to navigate. In any of those cases you’re going to be missing out on a lot of income, so here are a few things to consider when creating your niche website:

Always Do Proper Keyword Research

This is so critical but often overlooked. No matter what niche you go into, you must target specific keywords that people are actually searching. If you have a website that deals with information on dog food then you want to know the keywords people are actually searching. Instead of focusing on the keyword “food for dogs” that only has a few hundred searches per month, targeting the keyword “dry dog food” will increase your potential searches into the tens of thousands.

Make Sure the Site Is Functional

After you have done your keyword research and you are driving traffic to your site, you have to make sure once they arrive that they are going to be able to get the information they are looking for. Take the finance niche, for example – if someone is searching for an online loan and they end up on the site they are instantly going to be able to get information on what they need. The unique slider right on the home page tells them how much they can get and how much interest they will have to pay depending on the amount borrowed and time it takes to repay.

Make Sure You Know The Niche

If you are unfamiliar with the niche you go into, it’s going to be hard to create the content necessary to develop a useful site. Often times when doing keyword research people will get caught up in the keywords that have tons of search or pay a lot for advertising clicks. If you don’t have the ability to create hundreds of articles for your website, or can’t afford to have it done for you, you probably shouldn’t go into that niche.

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