Since I’m in the process of creating a niche website, I thought I would try to do it right this time. I’m happy to say that I’ve been able to earn money when I didn’t know what I was doing, now I’m going to try to take my time and do it right this go around.
The niche site is a website and not a blog. It has been my experience that websites earn much more than blogs do. Creating a website isn’t difficult. If you know basic HTML a website is really nothing more than tables, text and images.
I’m leaving all of the sexy bells and whistles off of this new niche site. It’s going to contain information, and lots of it. It will be straight forward without all of the snappy transitional menu options. The colors are basic and the images are limited to one or two per page (I tend to get caught up in playing around with the graphics).
SEO, Keywords, and Density
I found a neat free web tool that analyzes webpages for a host of things not limited to keywords, density, internal and external linking and much more. I decided to use this tool to help me get a leg up on the competition. For every page that I create, I’m doing a search to find the top placing sites for the keywords I’m using. I then use this tool to analyze my competitors’ stats and improve upon their numbers by at least 1%. So, if my competition’s keyword density for my keywords is 3.4%, I’ll strive for 4.4%.
On top of working the right keywords, I’ve decided to use the marketing method that I found on Jim Karter’s blog. He has a 6 month to 1 year approach to lucrative websites. He spells it out in a straight forward fashion that makes a lot of sense. It takes work, but we all know that being successful on the internet doesn’t “just happen.” It takes a lot of work.
I just purchased the domain name a day or so ago so I’m in the very early stages of development. I’ll make a note on my calendar to post an update about 6 months from now to let you know how it’s going. In the meanwhile, check out the keyword density tool and Jim’s website. I think you’ll find the information helpful.