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incredible frustration with niches/niche research

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by lykathe, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. lykathe

    lykathe Regular Member

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    I've been studying SEO for quite awhile, and finally feel confident in my abilities for everything, besides niche research. I just don't understand how it's possible, I've logged atleast 6 hours on market samurai today, and it's just disheartening as I never find anything that doesn't have PR 2 or 3 to compete with. Can anyone give me any general advice, not at all asking for handouts, just maybe a push.
     
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    Try going to searches with 10-20k per month. You are going to still find competition for the top 3 spots, but if you can get on the front page somewhere, there is more traffic to spread over the front page results.

    The other method is to go tighter, like 500-1000 searchs per month. Many of these will have no direct competition.
     
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    How many keywords should i stick to trying to rank for? Could I theoretically do 50 500-1000 keywords with low competition on one site? related keywords of course
     
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    Yes, you could, but to rank for these keywords on the 1st page or #1 spot on G. you should get a lot of backlinks for those pages also!