Two Techniques To Create Content For Your Niche

Talk about bells and whistles. Market Samurai does it again.

Market Samurai on Content

Revealed on Day 5 of the 30 Day Challenge, Market Samurai finds content for your keyword phrase to help with market research and creating your own content. Specifically, Market Samurai can scan article directories, such as Ezine articles, and blogs and return content related to your keyword phrase. The actual articles can be loaded directly into Market Samurai and saved as text or HTML files.

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How To Test Your Niche

With keywords in place and competitor research complete, Day 4 of the 30 Day Challenge prepped challengers to test their selected niche market with affiliate products. Clickbank or Amazon are always a reliable source for such products. Alternatively, you can go to Google, type in your “keyword + affiliate” and peruse the search results for an appropriate affiliate program.

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Ed Dale’s focus on Day 23 of the 30 Day Challenge was writing “slippery” content. The goal being for people to come to your site, read the article and then click the affiliate link. The difference between the number of people coming to your landing page, and then going from your site to the affiliate sales page is your slipperiness. The conversion rate is the number of people who arrive at the affiliate sales page (after leaving your quality content) compared to the number of people who buy. If you get 1 in 200 then you’re doing well.

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Day 20 of the 30 Day Challenge focused on ethical social bookmarking. At the outset, Ed Dale established that social bookmarking and social posting are analogous to a bank account. When you bookmark someone else’s content (which should be something you genuinely like) you are making a deposit. Then, when you bookmark your own content, you make a withdrawal. And there’s nothing wrong with bookmarking your own content. Many professional bloggers socially bookmark their articles.

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Day 16 of the 30 Day Challenge outlined use of Tumblr as a content platform. Next, the use of Web 2.0 properties such as Netscape was discussed as a tool to get attention or drive traffic to a site. Once the Web 2.0 properties have been initiated, the countdown to ranking in Google begins. For most sites, it will take a day or two, or even a week before it ranks in Google. If a site does not rank by Day 20, Ed Dale promises to add a little secret. Action items for the day included:
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Great Content is King was Ed Dale’s message on Day 13 of the 30 Day Challenge. The criteria? Will the person arriving at your site:

  • Be happier than when they arrived?

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