web analytics
'; winimg.document.writeln(doc); winimg.document.close(); } //]]>

Nerdy Affiliate Adventures In Affiliate Marketing Land

RSS Subscribe


TwitterCounter for @JasperP

Subscribe via Email:

Top 10 Popular Posts

  • Prosper202 Mod: LP Clickthrough for Text Ads/Keywords
  • My Experience on “The Price is Right”
  • ASW 2009 Recap
  • LP CTR Mod for Prosper 1.3.2
  • Prosper202 Mod: LP Clickthrough Version 2
  • FREE 15.4″ Macbook Pro from CashTactics.net
  • I am NOW a SUPER AFFILIATE!
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Eagle Revealed – The Man behind the Money
  • Calculating CPM vs CPC (Great for Facebook CPM ads!)
  • I’m Elite with Elite Clicks Media
  • Top Commentators

    Recent Posts

    Tag Cloud

    Niche Research: Brainstorming and Mindmapping

    Posted by JasperP on August 15th, 2008

    I had a consultation with Derek at ClickConsultants and he advised that I create a mind map in order to brainstorm all the possible phrases and keywords used in the debt relief niche I’ve been working on.  Since my campaign hasn’t been performing as I liked, I started from scratch in order to get a good idea of my niche.

    So I went through Google looking for phrases to discover more about my niche.  As I was doing that I put them in a mind mapping software called Freemind.  This software is free and you can get it at:

    http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

    Anyway, here is the mind map that I came up with for the debt relief campaign

    debtoffersei5.jpg

    Now, I didn’t just combine words and just throw them in a list.  I basically used these to create a base keyword list and started plugging it into keyword tools like Wordtracker, Wordze, and the Adwords Keyword Tool.

    I ended up with around ~50k, but after grouping them by 1,2,3-kw phrases, I ended up with a list of ~27k keywords.  I just re-imported them back into Yahoo and YSM declined about 6-7k, which left me with 19k in my campaign.

    To sum it up, it really helps to discover the terminology and wording used in your niche.  Use it as a guideline and start plugging them into the keyword tools.  Use your brain, use the search engines and then use the keyword tools.


    Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_related_posts() in /home2/nfmtech/public_html/nerdyaffiliate.com/wp-content/themes/bwdec2007-10/articles.php on line 21