If you’ve been keeping a pulse on the niche business topics over the last while than you know about the website Pat Flynn put together for his niche site challenge. Well, fast forward through it all and jump to the now where Pat’s website on security guard training is earning him over $1,000 a month, by itself.
I was wondering “if it worked for security guards, what other industries would work?” Seeing that the job market blows, there are a lot of people looking at starting a new career (one of the main reasons why Pat’s website works). Then I found a cool resource …
Profitable Niche Ideas by Indeed.com Trends
I assume you know what Indeed.com is; if not, it’s a job search website – ‘nuff said. So why does it matter? Well, Indeed publishes a list of trends based on the data they have on their search site.
Did the light bulb just go off for you?
The trends are up-to-date by the previous month. You can drill down into each of the industries to give you a great idea on which job markets are heavily hiring and on the rise. You can use this data to then go off and make a niche website ala. Pat Flynn style – see where I’m going here?
Here’s a basic drill down of what I’m talking about …
Once you’ve drilled down into the industry, you can jump to your trusty Google Keyword Tool to then take a look at the keyword/phrase/industry in question …
Using ‘Staff Accountant’, I can see that there are 1,600 exact monthly searches, low competition for the keyword and a $2.21 average cost per click (CPC). In terms of a profitable niche website, that’s not bad at all.
You’d have plenty of monetization methods as well like adding a job board, Google Adsense, Clickbank products in the job hunting marketing, resume writing services and more.
Seeing that there are thousands of different industries, you have more than enough niche website ideas to get started with. Okay, that’s all for today.
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