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Anyone here work with the firearms/gun/army niche? How does it convert?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by keyex, Jul 24, 2015.

  1. keyex

    keyex Registered Member

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    Hello!

    First, I am not so much and IMer. I used to do it 2 years ago, but since then I have opened my own, real, physical company manufacturing parts and accessories for firearms. I have 1k likes on a gun facebook page which posts pictures of guns. I was thinking about expanding this to other social networks like Twitter. I feel like this niche may be too "manly" for Pinterest, however. The only bit of IM i still do is Instagram. I have 3 instagrams with a total of 10k followers. Fashion, Cars, and Food niches. They are all on one IP and phone so I think it is a bit too risky to make a 4th one.

    Basically, I'm wondering if guns/firearms/army niche social pages convert well? I of course sell physical products and not CPA offers.
     
  2. fredfred547

    fredfred547 Power Member

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    Yes, just be sure to interact with local men who show an interest in guns. These people can be ex-military, those who recently visited a shooting range, or those who recently purchased a gun. It's a great idea and will work well if you know how to do it.
     
  3. keyex

    keyex Registered Member

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    My current plan is to use Facebook ads to get 1k or 2k likes on my gun page, then grow it organically off of shares (see how that goes). I will then slowly direct them to my regional gun buying/selling groups. That is where I plan to advertise since anyone who subscribes to a buy/sell group is likely to be in "buy mode"
     
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  4. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    I'm pretty sure you're no longer able to promote this type of niche on FB.

    But this niche is very profitable nonetheless.
     
  5. StrikeHard

    StrikeHard Newbie

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    I'm in the tactical gear manufacturing business myself. Right now I'm working FB ads to build a following and driving traffic to my ecommerce site.