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Niche Affiliate Marketing - How to Fail in Niche Research

Wayne Liew

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Niche affiliate marketing can be a great way to make money online if a person is dedicating and hardworking enough. Merchants love affiliates that focus on a few particular niches compared to those using pay per click arbitrage method. The reason behind this is that visitors tend to have more trust in sites that have a large amount of content rather than just a landing page.

However, niche affiliate marketing does not guarantee big money to be made. There are a few things that niche affiliates should avoid in order to meet success. In this article, you are going to learn what are the factors that will lead to a niche affiliate's failure. Avoid them or you will be the next affiliate marketer that whines in various forums that there is no money to be made in the affiliate marketing industry.

No Market Viability Research

Most affiliates perform niche research or market research by just looking at the number of searches and the amount of competition. If they managed to spot a niche with high searches and low competition, they will storm into the niche like a mad man.

Let me tell you this. Even if a keyword is highly searched on search engines, it does not mean that people searching for the keyword is willing to buy something. Looking for a buying market is easy. Go to marketplace like eBay and Amazon. People who visit these sites are ready to spend money. Thus, the top searches list on these sites is extremely useful.

Machine Gun Niche Research

You know what? Niche affiliate marketing takes time to show results, especially if you have the habit of starting a new site for a new niche that you want to explore. Most affiliate marketers are impatient and they will not stay more than two weeks in a new niche. Frequent niche hopping will lead to nothing but time wasting.

If a marketer is targeting search engine, it will take at least 6 months for search engines to put their trust onto a new site. Also, most marketing efforts will not bring instant success, especially if a marketer is entering into a new niche. Optimization is the key to success in this industry. Keep this in mind. Most people give up at the point where they are on the verge of experiencing success.

Niche with Little Merchants

There are a wide varieties of merchants. Merchants provide a lot of things for affiliates to promote. Some of them include information products, memberships, physical goods and services. However, on some niches, there are only a handful of merchants that actually have a high conversion rate.

Niche affiliate marketers, you should raise your alert for such niches as well. Don't put all your eggs in one basket. By entering these niches, you may be doing just that. If the limited merchants decide to take affiliate marketing off their marketing plans, your income source is as good as gone.

Overwhelmed? Well, you need more than just the knowledge above in order to achieve success in niche affiliate marketing. To get a set of complete affiliate marketing tips , you should put your hands on the handbook which all successful affiliate marketers buy.

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