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Is Guitar niche a good one to go? Please advice me!!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by theguruland, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. theguruland

    theguruland Junior Member

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    I got the opportunity to get lot of traffic in that niche , but how to monetize that traffic? I see a lot of people selling HOW TO PLAY GUITAR stuff.. but maybe that market is truly saturated.. any advice? I dont want to use adsense or some crap like that! Please advice me if its still a good move or not..
     
  2. Olbol

    Olbol Junior Member

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    It might've been a good niche before you made this thread.
     
  3. theguruland

    theguruland Junior Member

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    LOL yeah like there aren't competitors. Any advice?
     
  4. whodi

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    Cant you sell strings, cheap amps, and other things beginners may need? Maybe something lie amazons affiliate program?
     
  5. movieman32

    movieman32 Regular Member

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    Get set up Amazon as an affiliate and put guitar related product links on your site, or get a data feed from Commission Junction, I see lots of collector guitars on Ebay - get an EPN account and post auctions, you are only limited by your imagination.
     
  6. SEO.9

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    have a look at clickbank, lots of hot converting offers in this niche
     
  7. satyawrat

    satyawrat Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    yeah look into ebay partner network. Personally I would not try clickbank because i think they suck and do not convert very well.
     
  8. Tbo53

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    I'm not sure guitar is even a niche, maybe a specific part of playing it, either way I doubt you'll make big money as its hardly a untapped goldmine.
     
  9. GreyWolf

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    If you have an opportunity to get real traffic to a site in that niche then saturation isn't as big a problem. Guitar is fairly targeted, but still a broad niche. It's the kind of niche that could have multiple revenue streams without looking spammy. I would definately put a few good HOW TO PLAY GUITAR offers on it. I'd also include things like strings, guitars, amps, patch cords, and any other products and supplies in that niche. If I had a pretty good source of guitar related traffic I'd set up a multiple page site with easy navigation and place individual ads on different pages.

    Good luck with your project.
     
  10. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    It depends on how you market to it. If you are a decent guitarist or if you know one, create a series of cool Youtube instructional videos.

    Like anything else in Internet Marketing, if you build a relationship with your potential customers, you will do much better when it comes time to make offers to them.

    There is a young guitarist who sells series of videos on guitar instruction via Clickbank. I can't remember his name, but I read somewhere that he has made over 4 million dollars in sales so far. He creates tons of free youtube videos with tips for newbie guitarists, builds that relationship and trust with his viewers, then banks big time. After he has them in his pocket, he just keeps coming out with new video series.

    Cheers! - "Wiz"
     
  11. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    That's kind of the type thing I was thinking about it too. Even if he doesn't play guitar himself, he could find similar marketing materials to promote as an affiliate. Add content regularly, make it somewhat interactive, whatever it takes to keep it interesting for the visitors.

    If he already has a source for the traffic without fighting for it, then his main issue is getting them to become repeat visitors. Give them a place they want to visit and then keep marketing to them.
    $4 mil for teaching guitar. Not bad! :cool2:
     
  12. soniqv

    soniqv Newbie

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    EPN fo sho. Old rich bastards who can't play "louie louie" to save a life will still happily drop g's on a piece of vintage gear or signature axe.

    Might be wishful thinking, but look at some of the top ones... a Jerry Garcia for $325k, Van Halen for $225k (not even owned, just signed)... imagine getting THAT commission!
     
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    ┼blackrat┼ Senior Member

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    Hey, I´ve been playing the guitar(thank god for that) for over 9 years now. Don´t want to brag, but I´m quite a decent player =D

    Of course I do IM, both black and whitehat as well

    If you want, we can work something out. Let me know.

    Cheers