HPD Podcast Ep010: 14 Experts Share Their Biggest Mistakes With Niche Selection

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Mistakes in Niche Selection

  • Jumping into the niche simple because the keyword "looks good"
    See evidence that the niche you have is workable and is gonna make money
    Look and see if people are actually paying for ads in that niche
  • See evidence that the niche you have is workable and is gonna make money
  • Choosing keywords without deeply analyzing the SERPs

Mentions

Nathaniel Brenes - https://onemorecupof-coffee.com/

Alex Sol - http://blog.extra-paycheck.com/

Tung Tran - http://www.cloudliving.com/

Minuca Elena - http://minucaelena.com/

Gael Breton - https://www.authorityhacker.com/

Vitaliy - http://howtomakehonestmoneyonline.com/

Luke Benjamin Thomas - http://thatmarketingdude.com/

Leo Emery - http://www.netwiseprofits.com/

Stuart Walker - http://nichehacks.com/

Doug Cunnington - http://nichesiteproject.com/

Matthew Allen - https://dumbpassiveincome.com/

Justin Cooke - https://empireflippers.com/

Dan Andrews - http://www.tropicalmba.com/

Long Tail Pro - https://longtailpro.com/

Jon Dykstra - https://fatstacksblog.com/

Topics / Questions

  1. What happens when you choose a niche which is too narrow? Or, what happens when you are worried about competitors and when you’re trying to search for something which is totally unique? Better yet, something which basically has zero competition. Not good.
  2. There are a number of other bloggers who actually said their biggest mistakes is when you go too broad.
  3. People chasing money rather than interest. Or chasing money rather than looking at whether the niche is a good idea.

Quotables

"You need to look into the niche, you need to look beyond the keywords if there’s a clear path to monetization" - Dom

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"Even if you can validate a niche, sometimes you just choose the wrong keywords" - Dom

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"Don’t make your niche way too narrow, make it just a little bit larger, bigger, and more profitable" - Alex

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"You gotta find the balance between the 'too small' niche and the 'too big' niche" - Dom

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"You can make a lot of money with a little traffic or you can make a little money with a lot of traffic so you need to think about the bigger picture" - Dom

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