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Anyone make big cash on low volume keywords?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Nauthiz666, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. Nauthiz666

    Nauthiz666 Senior Member

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    I am talking a total of 5000 searches or less. It seems like even in good niches you need some pretty massive traffic to be making the x,xxx-xx,xxx per month. Anyone have insight on really picking on worth while keywords?
     
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    With keywords that are low volume like this you have to be targeting a bunch of them. These may not make you thousands a month - maybe hundreds - but if you rank 10 of them you will be in the four figure range.

    That being said - it all depends on how much a conversion pulls in. I'm sure there are lots of people making over a thousand per month with that amount of traffic.
     
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    I while back I did a low volume keyword by accident really and it actually worked out quite well, the search volume was less than 500 and it made me about £80 per month with absolutely no effort, I was doing web design but I targeted a keyword that would bring the wrong type of clients so I stopped placed AdSense on it and forgot about it. I make much more of my high traffic low competition and get results much faster usually you find if you can make big money from such a low volume keyword someone will already be on to it. I would say go for high traffic low comp instead.
     
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    Nauthiz666 Senior Member

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    Well it's interesting the niche im looking at most keywords are 1-5k minus the small niche ones around 500, but it's a huge industry in real life etc. Would be promoting CPA products with around $50 comissions etc, maybe some other products with smaller commissions.
     
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    hip_hop_x Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You can make big money on a targeted niche if you have a good selling product and instead of affiliating some times it might be better you to set up and sell it because more money is for you even if involves more work.
     
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    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    I rank for some keywords with less than 500 searches that are worth more than $20,000 / sale. It's not about volume it's about keywords that indicate active buyers who have money in high profit niches.
     
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    Yes completely agree, some people are too busy trying to rank for 200,000 exact keywords because they make a dollar per click. I find it far easier to rank big paying keywords with less search terms.
     
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    martyjohnstone89 Newbie

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    There are products and services that pay $xx-x,xxx or more per sale, and many of them pay recurring commissions. So you could get $X,XXX per month/term indefinitely for the action of just one visitor. I'm not going to say what any are; some are obvious.

    As far as one-time things go- you can affiliate to sell just about anything online- cars, tanks, buildings,whatever, and those aren't even the really big ticket items.

    You aren't going to be making it rich thinking of it in terms of "per click" income * but you can sell expensive things at good conversion rates if your site is made to convert.

    I have many domains in a certain niche, more than I know what to do with. I bet if you check any of their keywords in a tool, you find 0 volume. Yet I've sold accounts on them that bill 4 figures or more on multi-year contracts and pay residual commissions. Also, your own KW data you collect outweighs any keyword tools. I have so much referral data from searches that are 100% proven money-makers and yet do not register on keyword tools. Last year some guy offered me unsolicited $X,XXX for each domain I had with a certain word in them. I don't think the word in that context even registers on KW tools, yet this guy has collected all the domains he could with that word and built a residual income with it.

    * Sometimes it's better to be a buyer than a seller. Site owners who are content selling their content per click are probably missing out on money staring them in the face, unless they have taken the time to investigate and determine they are better selling ad space than selling the product themselves.