Well, time pass fast, it’s October 2011 now, which means that there is only 3 more months left and then the end of the year will arrive. Three months is not a long period, but for your online business, with this three full months, you can do a lot of things.
If you started today to take real action on your online business after you finish reading of this article, where do you think you will be in three months?
Yes, you will see the difference, a huge difference – your online business can grow quickly and it perhaps can be in a totally new place.
If you are serious and really looking for a way to grow or start your online business, here’s one of the strategy you can use.
Step #1. Locate a Profitable Niche Market
Speaking of profitable niche market, first thing first, here are some of the.
When I started all this make money online stuff, people would say, “Find a hungry niche market and market to them”. It sounds very easy – just get in the way of the money that is already being spent. But what the heck is a niche? A sub-niche? A micro-niche? And how do you find a hungry niche market?
A niche market is a market that is targeting a certain demographic. It could be age or gender, but usually it is according to hobby and interests or needs – check out this list.
Sub-niches, however, are those markets that within target markets. Let’s say the big market is new mothers, a sub-niche of that might be something like new mothers that are single, or new mothers of twins.
When we work online, we do best working in micro-niches. Example, it might be something like new mothers of twins who want a new stroller or, even more “micro”, new mothers of twins that want a stroller made by Graco.
So consider what is or will be a hot market and think about how you can get into it. Look into the magazine is a good start because each magazine you see is a niche market. It is carefully planned and created to attract a certain demographic of people who have at least one thing in common.
Better yet, if there is a magazine about that niche market – there is MONEY in that niche market.
And also try to find some long tail keywords to target – sliced and diced the market you want to target into a really small group of long-tailed keywords who have very specific needs.
Finding a profitable niche is often the hardest part, but when you following a proper plan, you can do it.
Step #2: Set Up a Basic WordPress Site
Get a good keyword rich domain name and use WordPress to set up a quick and easy site.
Writing the content by yourself, or spend few bucks to outsource the task to other people, then place the content on your site, it has to come with the right keywords and targeting your niche. This can help your site to attract search engines and ultimately more visitors as well.
Step #3: Find and Place Advertisements on Your New Site
Selling advertising is one of the most profitable ways to monetize your website. These ads can be info-product affiliate links, Google AdSense, Amazon ads, CPA ads, or one of the many other advertising sources.
Do consider using an autoresponder and building a list in that niche, which you can then market to later on.
Step #4: Building Backlinks
After your site has been online for at least a week or so, consider doing some off-site SEO work, example, build backlinks. If you want, there are many services that can help you do it.
Just make sure when back-linking, use your long tail keywords and link back to the page on your site.
Step #5: Continue to Place Quality Content on Your Site
We have known for a long time that quality matters to Google. Quality matters when it comes to content, and it matters when it comes to links.
However, building content and links doesn’t have to be painful. But many Web site owners tend to think of content in a very limited way.
Using long tail keywords, purchasing traffic or doing off-site SEO work.
And your Web site content should be written for your buying customers not for you. The content of the site should not be written for the search engines. The search engines are not your target audience.
So when you develop and produce the content, remember to think “quality” and think of the overall picture of your site as well, as if it were a living, breathing entity. After all, Web sites should continue to grow and never be stale or stagnant.
If you start creating quality content, what is certain to follow? Quality links. Other sites will begin to linking to your content, because you are doing what you should be doing – giving your customers what they want to see when they visit your Web site – they want to see new and exciting “quality” information that’s updated on a constant basis, then you could become the trusted source of that information.
Don’t try to take the easy way out.
Success isn’t dished out in soup lines, it comes with hard work.
Take action on them and look up anything that you don’t understand, research and learn from those that have done it for years.
Then come back to this article in three months to see how far you have gotten!