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How does a micro niche keyword looks like?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by banel, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. banel

    banel Regular Member

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    Hi guys. In the last couple of days I worked a lot for finding some low competition keywords for building a mns but I don't even know how this keywords should look.

    Can someone that has experience in micro niches sites show me a pic from Market Samurai with a proper keyword for a mns? Not the keyword or urls or anything, I just want to see the competition and your personal opinion about how hard is that competition.

    Thanks.
     
  2. wibbleton

    wibbleton BANNED BANNED

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    Micro niche keywords basically are supertargeted/focused keywords. So it's a subset (of a subset, etc.). So instead of going for the keyword 'apricots', you might go for the buying keyword 'buy peeled apricots'. The value of the keyword depends on 1. the amount of exact searches per month it gets, 2. the cost per click for the keyword, or value of the item that is being sold and the quantity it generally gets sold in (you get the idea) and 3. how much the keyword implies that the one who searches for it intends to convert into a customer. Ex. 'Free online storage', implies no buying intention, while 'buy premium online storage' does a lot more, thus the value is higher.
    Generally for a MNS a good range of monthly exact searches is 500-5000. Above that there is much chance that you need a lot of effort to beat the competition.
    As for competition, you should look at the top results for your search phrase. How targeted are they for the keyword (html optimization, has keyword in title, domain is keyword or has keyword, etc. etc.), how many backlinks do they have, how targeted are the backlinks for the keyword.
     
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  3. markkstrn

    markkstrn Newbie

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    This was all garbled in my head and to actually see it put in words is much appreciated!
     
  4. banel

    banel Regular Member

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    wibbleton thanks for your answer. Do you have Market Samurai or other keyword research tool ?
     
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    wibbleton provided a great description on how an ideal KW should look. I'd like to add that you should always check Adwords competition, as this is a good indicator of how much commercial intent a KW has; aim for medium to high Adwords competition. As a general rule avoid branded KW's. Finally, you should also consider the average PR that top ten sites have. Anything above average PR 5 is tough.
     
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    Hi there, sorry for hijacking this thread, but I didn't want to start a separate thread about this!

    Could anyone experienced tell me their opinion on this keyword. It has got 5082 Monthly exact searches and 41.700 websites with the exact same keywords. The cpc is 1.84 according to MS. Sorry I'm kinda a noob trying to learn Market Samurai, so please tell me if there is anything other you need to know to tell me your opinion!

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    Thanks,

    Rob.
     
  7. banel

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    No problem man. That's exactly the same thing I am talking about. I don't know how "green" those numbers should be in order to have a low competition keyword.
     
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    Yeah, I just have to bump in case some experienced user will see this and we will get our answers! :)

    Rob.

     
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    Researching your keyword is not an easy job. Actually its a very detailed process. you have to find the best keywords and also some subordinate keywords.
    For me the best keyword is medium competition in Adword + Good CPC+ Monthly exact search at least 3000.
    that's it.
     
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    You can only TRULY learn by DOING. Enough people have given you good info just in this thread, not to mention there's 100X more out there in the forum. But ultimately YOU MUST take action. The more sites (MNS or not) you build and try to rank, the more you learn, and thus the better you'll get at it.

    ACTION ACTION ACTION...Those are your first 3 steps to success. Buy a few domains and some hosting and get busy. You will learn as you go.

    Good luck,
    Con
     
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    Micro niche simply means a long-tail keyword that doesn't have much competition, but the volume is pretty decent.

    So for example a 3-4 word keyword with roughly 3k exact match searches per month and 50k competing pages would be considered as a "micro".
     
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    It looks a bit golden with a pumkin patch near the top. Jokes aside, with 1k local searches and 1$ Cpc with low competition is good MNS keyword.
     
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    Exact Match Searches Not More than 5k Per Month

    Choose which is your primary keywords and secondary keywords

    Mid Tail or Long Tail Keywords Targeting to your MNS