How To Find A Profitable Niche Market

Basically, choosing a product or service that you will promote in a niche market should be based on a simple principle – there should be a demand for your product or service. The product that you offer should be something that people in a particular group actually need, something that will make their lives better or make them look better, or help them solve a problem.

There are lots of ways on how you can research and find a profitable niche market. Different internet marketers teach different approach. Anyway, here’s a quote from one of the popular internet marketers today.

When selling a product, a lot of people make the mistake of developing their product first, and then trying to find a market for it.

Of course, the process should be reversed. Find a market first that spends money, then find out what they want and give it to them.

It is certainly easier said than done, but there are a lot of places online where you can do your market research for free. They’ve done most of the work for you already.

You just need to know where to go and what to do to connect all the dots.

Websites To Get Niche Ideas

  1. 43things.com http://www.43things.com/
  2. About.com Be a Guide Topics http://beaguide.about.com/topics.htm
  3. About.com A to Z list http://azlist.about.com/
  4. Alexa Top 500 http://www.alexa.com/site/ds/top_500
  5. Amazon Hot New Releases http://www.amazon.com/gp/new-releases
  6. Amazon Magazines http://www.amazon.com/magazine-newspaper-subscriptions/
  7. AOL Hot Searches http://hotsearches.aol.com/
  8. Ask.com Top Searches http://about.ask.com/en/docs/iq/iq.shtml
  9. Barnes & Noble Daily top Sellers http://www.barnesandnoble.com/bestsellers/top10everything.asp
  10. BoingBoing http://www.boingboing.net/
  11. Delicious.com Popular http://del.icio.us/
  12. Digg.com Popular Archive http://digg.com/archive
  13. Digg Spy http://digg.com/spy
  14. Dummies.com http://www.dummies.com/WileyCDA/DummiesTitleAll/index.html
  15. eBay Hot Categories monthly pdf report http://pages.ebay.com/sellercentral/hotitems.pdf
  16. eBay Marketplace Research http://pages.ebay.com/marketplace_research/index.html
  17. eBay Pulse http://pulse.ebay.com/
  18. eBay Seller Central http://pages.ebay.com/sellercentral/
  19. eBay What’s Hot http://pages.ebay.com/sellercentral/whatshot.html
  20. eHow http://www.ehow.com/
  21. Face Book http://www.facebook.com/
  22. FreeIQ.com http://freeiq.com/wrkfrmhm
  23. Google Catalogs http://catalogs.google.com/
  24. Google Groups http://groups.google.com/
  25. Google Groups Active http://groups.google.com/groups/dir?&sel=0,83986080
  26. Google Keyword Tool https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal
  27. Google News – Most Popular http://news.google.com/news?ned=us&topic=po
  28. Google Trends http://www.google.com/trends/hottrends
  29. Google Zeitgeist http://www.google.com/press/zeitgeist.html
  30. GoogSpy http://www.googspy.com/
  31. How to Do Things.com http://www.howtodothings.com/
  32. Keyword Discovery http://www.keyworddiscovery.com/
  33. Live Search http://www.live.com/
  34. Lycos 50 http://50.lycos.com/
  35. Magazines.com http://magazines.com/
  36. Meetup Topics http://www.meetup.com/topics/
  37. My Goals http://mygoals.com/
  38. MySimon Categories http://www.mysimon.com/4002-5_8-6273602.html?tag=ftr.glnav
  39. MySimon Top Searches http://www.mysimon.com/9098-1_8-0.html
  40. Neilsen Net Ratings http://www.nielsen-netratings.com/resources.jsp
  41. Netscape Popular http://netscape.aol.com/
  42. Omgili http://www.omgili.com/
  43. Reddit.com Popular http://reddit.com/
  44. SEObook Keyword Tool http://tools.seobook.com/general/keyword/
  45. SEOmoz http://www.seomoz.org/popular-searches/
  46. Technorati Popular http://technorati.com/pop/
  47. Thisnext.com/activity http://www.thisnext.com/
  48. Trendwatching http://www.trendwatching.com/
  49. VeiwDo http://www.viewdo.com/
  50. viralvideochart.com http://www.viralvideochart.com/
  51. WikiHow http://www.wikihow.com/
  52. WordTracker.com http://freekeywords.wordtracker.com/
  53. Yahoo Answers http://answers.yahoo.com/
  54. Yahoo Buzz http://buzz.yahoo.com/

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