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[METHOD] Easy money from Micro Niche sites - with a twist

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by dcuthbert, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. dcuthbert

    dcuthbert Regular Member

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    I could have made an ebook out of this, but I wanted to give back to BHW, I've got a lot from this forum. If you don't want to spend time reading the whole method, I've added a tl;dr version at the bottom.

    To all the haters - if you don't like the method, don't use it and move onto another method instead. I'm giving this method out to help others, I don't expect it to be for everyone.

    Basically this is making up micro niche sites, but with a slight twist I've found a pretty large, relatively untapped market. Most of the keyphrases within this market have pretty high searches and very low competition - page 1 will be easy, top spot on page 1 should be achievable for the majority of the keyphrases.

    The best part about this market is that you don't need to set up a Wordpress and write a few articles - a single, static HTML page would be fine. Because only a single HTML page is required, you can set up 15 of these sites per day if you wanted to, it's a very easy method.

    Okay, onto the method. The method is to find Windows error messages (feel free to try other operating systems, I only use Windows) and set up micro niche sites with a guide to resolving them. Popular programs like Internet Explorer etc are good for this method as well. Basically anything that a lot of newbies use, so anything bundled with new computers, heavily promoted by sales staff (eg Norton, MS Office). For most error messages, if not all, the top result will be a Tech help forum or a Yahoo Answers-style site, which are easy to trump with a dedicated micro niche site. For a lot of these keyphrases, there is practically no competition!

    For an example, I'll use the Windows system file ndis.sys. The keyword ndis.sys has 9900 monthly searches, yet the top result has only 26 backlinks. Set up a micro niche site against that term, and you can get to number 1 in a matter of weeks, with hardly any SEO/backlink building.

    For most of these terms, the Adsense CPC is around $1, but the CTR is usually phenomenal - people are desperately searching for a fix for their issue, so they'll click any link which they think might help them. However, you could also use CPA and make your visitor complete a survey before they get their answer, or put something like "enter your email address to get a fix for this error". If they're googling an error message, they're obviously desperate to find a fix, so you can make them jump through hoops.

    Finding terms is pretty easy as well, there are 3 main methods I've found:
    1. Put terms such as "blue screen of death", "application could not initialize" or "Windows has encountered an error", and put them into Google's keyword tool to find broad matches.
    2. Look at some Tech help forums, check what error messages people are looking for help with.
    3. Create a batch file to retrieve a list of all .dll/.sys/etc files from the Windows system directories. Import these into Micro Niche Finder or similar to find good terms.

    Setting up your site, you can just create a single page of HTML with a fix for the error message you're targetting. Optimise the page so that your keyphrase is shown in an h1 tag, has fairly high density, shows in your page title/description etc - the usual onpage SEO. Because the competition is so low, if you get the onpage SEO correct then you barely have to do any off-page SEO.

    An exact match domain is optional for these kind of terms. At the moment, you should be able to reach #1 fairly easily without using an EMD, but if too many blackhatters start using this method then that could change!

    TL;DR version:
    1. Find a Windows/IE/Office error message with high searches/low competition
    2. Make a basic site with a fix for the error
    3. Monetise the page with adsense and/or CPA
    4. Build a few backlinks
    5. $$$$$$
     
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  2. horang007

    horang007 Junior Member

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    DC this is a nice method, thanks for sharing buddy. It can also be extended to popular softwares and Games
     
  3. BlackTagine

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    Nice share,so the fix would be some tips on how to resolve the problem we can find in forums ?? thank you !
     
  4. moorish

    moorish Junior Member

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    very nice ! and thx for sharing.
    cheers
     
  5. Trota

    Trota Regular Member

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    nice thinking, but i dont know if adsense would get decent ctr if u do provide a tutorial on how to fix it. now with a content locker this would be VERY profitable, or even with an antivirus/disc repair cpa offer
     
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    Sombrero Senior Member

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    Move this to junior vip!!!! I took screenshots already!!
     
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  7. Red Premium

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    Excellent share , Well done :)
     
  8. kelso

    kelso Regular Member

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    new ideas coming inside head .. :D

    Great share man!
     
  9. Trota

    Trota Regular Member

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    yeah this is gonna get kind of raped now! its good to know people share good thoughts but you should have kept this one for yourself lol.
     
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    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Very nice, and it's true, I have a site that does this on a broad scale (it's not micro niche) and even that site ranks really easily for error messages etc.
     
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    Members who are willing to give ideas/methods are always welcome.
     
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    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Someone jvip this:)
     
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    Very funny :)
     
  14. Trota

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    does anyone know a network with decent offers for antivirus/windows fixes ???
     
  15. Bulger

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    I never thought of doing something like this with my MNS empire. But for sure error messages get good search volume ( I just checked some )... on my own way to make few cash making websites now :D

    Thanks for sharing op
     
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    Uniblue is the most popular one.
     
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    Raven13 Power Member

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    Just checked, somebody is already puting clickbank on some sites like this! Type on google : 0x00000050 or 0x000000F4. They are set up since 2010 don't know if he's making any money from...
     
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    0x00000050.com
     
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    Raven13 Power Member

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    Another one driverirqlnotlessorequal.com please can anyone here tell me how is monetisezed this site i've found 3 like this one and there's no adsense no clickbank on it...
     
  20. Bulger

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    They are making money from each download. If you click the link you can easily see the download is comming from other site which pays for downloads ;)
     
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