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Unique Niche What is a Niche Market? The Definition, Its Pros and Cons, and a Niche Market Example.

A niche market is a subset of a larger market usually defined in the online business space by your keyword, product, or topic selection. A niche market is focused and targeted. There are fewer competitors but often easier opportunities with getting found and build a brand. Niche Marketing Advantages and...

Create an Ideal Customer Avatar with This Worksheet

Peter Drucker said: “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.” Do you really know your customer? I mean really understand your customer down to the finest details. Could you look in a crowd of people...

Swipe File How to Create a Swipe File to Inspire Business Creativity

A swipe file is literally a file containing inspiring content. Think of them like a designer's mood board. Or, an inspiration board. Copywriters use them all the time. You can use them, too! We're going to take you through the process of creating swipe files for business. This will include...

easy start affiliate marketing The Easy Way to Start Affiliate Marketing (with Example)

I think it should be easy to start affiliate marketing. No convoluted tutorials and guides. Just something you can read and start with a bit of free time. (more…)

Business Plan How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide

You need a business plan. This is the document used to navigate your entrepreneurial future. You’ll operate aimlessly without one. This article explains how to write a business plan. (more…)

Competitive Research Competitive Research: Analyze and Out-Do the Competition

Competitive research helps to understand your competitors. Analyzing their actions help lower costs while revealing opportunities. You leverage their efforts. There are several ways to research your market. Read on, if you want to out-do the competition.   The Competitive Analysis Basics: Start Here to Understand the Competition Competitive intelligence is...

Target Omnichannel Shoppers How to Target Omnichannel Shoppers: Those Researching Online (but Buying In-Store)

We are omnichannel shoppers. The omnichannel shopping experience is doing online research then buying in-store. Though, it goes both ways (looking in-store then going home to buy online). This is a blessing and challenge for affiliate marketers promoting physical products. (more…)

Validating a Money-Making Idea Validating Money-Making Ideas: From Interest to Opportunity

It’s quite common to hear “do what you love” but few opportunities blend work and fun, together. Affiliate marketing happens to be one of these opportunities. Here’s the thing: Creating a business around what interests you makes it easier to create Web content. It’s something you’re passionate about so you...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Data How-to Use Black Friday & Cyber Monday for Market Research

Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two of the biggest shopping days of the year, provides a treasure trove of information to the affiliate marketer. These are the days which reveal both hot selling products and likely trends going into the new year. Using data collected from these two days can...

local niche sites How to Build Local Niche Sites: Low Competition, High Earnings Potential

I've been on a kick for local niche sites lately. I recently did a search in my area for dog parks. Our puppy is now at that age (and level of obedience) that I feel comfortable taking her out and letting her loose around other dogs. The results I found...

Mastering Any Topic How to Learn and Master (Just About) Any Topic

Want to master any topic? You're already on track... (more…)

Unique Selling Point Discovering your Unique Selling Point in 4 Easy Steps

It’s easy to jump into the affiliate marketing industry. You'll hit the ground running only to find that your business can’t stand up to the competition. You increasingly find it difficult to crack the market despite extensive dedication toward market research and product development. The competitors managed to carve a...

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