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10 Sure-Fire Steps To Build A Profitable Micro-Blog

written by Guest Blogger on February 15, 2012

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How can you make money online with micro niche blogs?

In this informative post, I’ve laid out 10 step process needed to create a profitable micro blog, monetize and cash in. If you’re like most bloggers, you’re fed up with generic blogging and want to get focus this year. If you continue doing the same thing that’s made you slightly unhappy, the year would pass by and you won’t realize it.

Let’s dive in and build a profitable micro blog.

1 – Select a Rabid Market

The first step in your micro niche blogging is the market selection. But you shouldn’t go for any market with hidden promises. You need to determine that yourself. What is the future of your market and how hot is it.
All these are questions that need to be answered. When selecting a rabid market, take note of recent developments like Google algorithm tweaks – you’re building a micro-blog that targets search engine users. Keeping abreast of search news and developments are paramount to your success.

2 – Eliminate Niche Silos

Inside this silo, there are several ideas popping up from nowhere. These are all distractions on your way to profitable blogging. You might be tempted to switch or digress a little from your main focus.
But don’t give in, focus on this particular niche and scale it through. When you continue to write about a particular topic, you’ll become a master at it. If your niche is gardening, discipline yourself to stick to gardening and don’t digress to herbs. It would mar your ranking and overall search performance.

3 – Plan Your Attack

Now that you’ve eliminated those ugly niche silos, it’s time to plan your attack. How do you plan to attack search engines? Have you worked out your marketing arithmetic and what did you come up with?
A lot of niche marketers fail because they neglect this important aspect of their business. Don’t write any article yet, unless you’ve the master-plan of what you want achieved. Off course, planning involves keyword research and picking up those juicy long tail keywords.

So, plan your approach today, and tomorrow will deliver the best results for your niche blogging efforts.

4 – Study Your Market Properly

Proper market research is crucial. If your market is rabid (popular and hot), you need to take it a bit deeper by studying it. When we talk about market, we’re referring to the “people” who care for your products and what you’ve to say.
These people have clouded minds as a result of infomercials and TV advertisements they receive on daily basis. If you don’t study their behavior, you won’t hit the nail right on spot.

Studies would help you to know how they make buying decisions, and what motivates them to visit your blog at midnight while others are sleeping.

5 – Outsource Unethical Gigs

In building a profitable micro blog, you can’t handle every aspect of it – you need capable hands to speed up the process. It’s good to outsource. A lot of online entrepreneurs are busy, there is no time to write articles and create videos to market your products.

Outsource this project to some other person who is ready and able to deliver on time, without any hinges on the road. As you outsource, you’ll focus on your core priorities like niche research and metric testing.

6 – Write Relevant Content

Is there anything like quality content?

Yes, when your articles, posts and marketing campaigns are relevant to your audience, specific and helpful, it’s a quality content. The truth is, nothing is new on the face of the earth. Virtually every article you would ever think of has been written by more savvy writers.

We’re all rewriting what has been written. But the angle you write from is what makes the difference. Feed your audience with relevant content and they’ll regard it as qualitative and timely.

7 – Find A Hot Converting Product

You need a hot converting product to succeed with micro-niche blogging. Why is this so? It’s because, your target prospects are already presold; they already know what they are looking for.

Your role as a niche marketer isn’t selling, you’re to pre-sell them the more. Point out those strong benefits and use it as a hook to lure them into the checkout page. If you’re selling an e-book, make sure the sales page is well written. Ask yourself, does this page motivate me to buy? If it doesn’t, drop such product and find another.

8 – Build Anchor Text Backlinks

Links are the currency of the web. If you’ve plenty of them, you may as well write your own paycheck. But all links are not equal; you need quality links that are well-orchestrated for your key terms.

When building links to your micro blogs, ensure you use the primary keywords and phrases as an anchor text. This way, you would be rewarded for spoon-feeding search engine spider and giving the right direction.

After the recent Google updates, the number of links you’ve doesn’t matter anymore. What counts is the quality and relevancy of such links. Now, you know better!

9 – Build an Email List

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Micro niche blogging would produce much success than you ever predicted – it all begins when you think out the box.

85% of niche bloggers are not building email list, they just want to sell to that stranger, but often times it’s exceptionally difficult to achieve that. List building works when you have all the pros and cons nailed.

This way, you’ll strategically envelope your success and prepare to adapt when ugly times come.

I’ve used this strategy to on my coupon blog where I feature free gneil discount codes and prweb coupon code. It proven to work for you as well.

Since you’re targeting search engines users with your keyword-rich and relevant content pages, it means your visitors are targeted and ready to buy. When you capture their email and name (optional), you’ll make more money easily via follow-up. Try it and see how it works.

10 – Promote Your Micro Blog

If content is king, then marketing is the queen.

You need to promote your micro niche blog if you want to see earnings at all. There are several ways to do this, and as you stick to these promotional systems, the link you’ll be getting will be relevant, quality and natural. Guest posting is one great way to promote your niche blogs without displeasing Google or any search engine.

Press release distribution is also powerful. By writing news worthy contents and distributing, you could attract the media, get indexed and start ranking on Google top 10 within 24 hours. Promote your blog, use your keyword as the anchor text and link to your web pages.

Micro Blog Takeaway

Consistency is the language of the game. John Chow has been consistent with his marketing practice that is why his success is phenomenal. Join the fast moving train before it leaves the station. Take action on these micro blogging tips – it pays greater dividends than most shares.

Michael Chibuzor of WeightLossTriumph.com wrote a review of PrWeb, a press release distribution company that helps you increase your site’s online visibility.

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{ 51 comments }

fas February 15, 2012 at 1:22 pm

Consistent and quality articles will get you home.

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 7:39 am

@fas Thanks man. I appreciate your comment

grantd24 February 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Great quality article very informative. I like the idea of outsourcing articles and videos and focusing in on the core priorities like metric testing which i need to learn more about.

Best Regards,

Dustin Grant

http:// Grant-D.net

grantd24 February 15, 2012 at 2:06 pm

Great quality article very informative. I like the idea of outsourcing articles and videos and focusing in on the core priorities like metric testing which i need to learn more about.

Best Regards,

Dustin Grant

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grantd24 February 15, 2012 at 2:09 pm

Great quality article very informative. I like the idea of outsourcing articles and videos and focusing in on the core priorities like metric testing which i need to learn more about.

Best Regards,

Dustin Grant

<a href="http://http://Grant-D.net&quot;

grantd24 February 15, 2012 at 2:11 pm

Great quality article very informative. I like the idea of outsourcing articles and videos and focusing in on the core priorities like metric testing which i need to learn more about.

Best Regards,

Dustin Grant

<a href="http://http://Grant-D.net

grantd24 February 15, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Great quality article very informative. I like the idea of outsourcing articles and videos and focusing in on the core priorities like metric testing which i need to learn more about.

Best Regards,

Dustin Grant

<a href="http://Grant-D.net

grantd24 February 15, 2012 at 2:14 pm

Great quality article very informative. I like the idea of outsourcing articles and videos and focusing in on the core priorities like metric testing which i need to learn more about.

Dustinhttp://Grant-D.net

Friend February 15, 2012 at 2:14 pm

“Outsource Unethical Gigs”

Someone needs a dictionary

Troy Jaggard February 15, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Thanks for the post John. Are you using any new tools to find hot and converting products?

erwinensing February 15, 2012 at 3:04 pm

Great post, do you only use your blog to promote products?

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 7:35 am

@erwinensing Thanks for your comments. No, I also use blogs to sell my services. Thank you

wwstewart February 15, 2012 at 4:12 pm

These are some pretty good tips for ANY blog, not just micro-niche blogs. Time go go start a fire…

Evandro Junqueira Ramos February 15, 2012 at 4:43 pm

Nice article!!

Very useful! I will try to apply these tips!

Thanks!

vanzidh February 15, 2012 at 5:39 pm

write original content and keep Consistent about you niche

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 8:00 am

@vanzidh Yes, quality content and consistency rewards.

KimAdamof February 15, 2012 at 5:46 pm

being as specific as possible, staying “on topic”, being consistent, and building your email list. Got it. Thanks.

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 8:01 am

@KimAdamof I’m glad you got the point I made. You’re a success Kim.

Samuel Ho February 15, 2012 at 6:37 pm

It seems that e-mail is one of the best tools you need to have with marketing and business, although autoresponders have the power to take e-mailing to an entirely new level. One thing you have have to do is setting up an e-mail list. Through the use of an autoresponder, such as Aweber, you can instantly contact hundreds of thousands of customers, as many times as you wish, with the click of a button. You can learn many things about your autoresponder ?all you have to do is play around with it and let your creativity take over.

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 7:36 am

@Samuel Ho You got my point perfectly. Thank you for commenting. Good luck in your email marketing career.

zeus February 15, 2012 at 7:03 pm

John

Ever since I discovered you I’ve made my site more successful then ever. I love your advice and think my readers would benefit highly from it. How about a guest post from you. Just think of the people you’d be helping.

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 7:36 am

@zeus You’re most welcome John. I shall make out time to write a guest post for your blog. Thanks

Subliminal Hypnotist February 15, 2012 at 8:05 pm

Great advices, this is what I really needed as I just started my blog which is aimed at being a niche blog. Think about coincidence. Thanks a lot!

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 8:02 am

@Subliminal Hypnotist You’re welcome to use these tips in your blog. I wish you all the best

Johnno February 15, 2012 at 8:22 pm

You don’t practice what you preach:

“You might be tempted to switch or digress a little from your main focus. But don’t give in, focus on this particular niche and scale it through.”

Your two sig links sell discount coupons from a site about weightloss…………………………..

Dzulhelmee February 15, 2012 at 10:53 pm

You’re absolutely right Michael. We are actually rewriting the content. But how you play with your words and carving new angle is the beauty of it. A good quality content will make you standout from the rest of the crowd.

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 7:37 am

@Dzulhelmee I’m glad you’re on my side. Thanks for stopping by to comment. Good luck

kenneth Inaku February 16, 2012 at 12:50 am

Thanks for this wonderful post. It will go a long way to really built profit@

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 8:03 am

@kenneth Inaku welcome Kenneth. To your success

Thanan February 16, 2012 at 4:12 am

Thanks for good article every time I read.

Kenny Boger February 16, 2012 at 5:46 am

Great article, this helps me get back on track.

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 7:38 am

@How to Build Muscle You’re lucky man. Thank you for commenting and I’m glad you’re back on track

Cyza February 16, 2012 at 5:52 am

Everything mentioned here makes perfect sense. It will be useful to many new starters out there. I know it already but the problem is I’m quite busy with my study. However, I’m trying to run back my micro niche blog and get some momentum. At least this article is a refresher and makes me want to work harder.

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 7:39 am

@Cyza Get right back and run with your micro blogs. You won’t fail if you continue exploring and add creativity to it.

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 8:10 am

@Cyza Go for it Cyza. I’m glad you’re mindful of your studies, that’s the first thing. Education is the best legacy. Be motivated

How to Write a Song February 16, 2012 at 7:51 am

Good post, this is better than those quick spammy guides on how to build a micro-blog which basically just entail hooking it up to an RSS feed to steal other people’s content and such. There’s no substitute for good content, and no substitute for creating it yourself.

Michael Chibuzor February 16, 2012 at 8:09 am

@How to Write a Song I hate get rich quick schemes. What we need is focus in crafting quality contents. It’s the greatest way to win. I like your comment. Good luck

Brock Blohm February 16, 2012 at 9:06 am

Thanks for sharing. I like the section about backlinks.

Content, content, content. Keep posting relative (and informative) content. You will start receiving traffic. Does it take time? Yes. But (to the newbies reading), you must ask yourself ‘how bad do I want it…?’

designnbuildjohn February 16, 2012 at 11:54 am

always a pleasure to read your intelligent output and forsight

DavidGNewby February 16, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Great tips John! I’m was planning on redefining my niche and this article is an affirmation to me that I need to. Thanks!

zeus February 16, 2012 at 5:01 pm

@zeus

Sounds great to me. Send me an email to let me know when a good time would be.

Jamie Northrup February 17, 2012 at 7:49 am

I’m converting some of my long time blogs to micro niche sites, I’m interested to see how that will work out, I’ve also started 2-3 micro niche sites from scratch, some great tips Michael.

Stefanie February 17, 2012 at 9:35 am

As far as backlinks go, are all these new programs such as SEO link monster cheating? Shouldn’t you be getting them by hard work and diligence? Because you deserve the backlink? Plus they are just plain expensive.

Green Living February 27, 2012 at 10:16 am

 @Stefanie I looked at SEO link monster before too and decided to avoid using them for a number of reasons. First, like you said, they are incredibly expensive, second, you have very little control over where your links are posted, which could result in banning and other problems. I know it’s much more slow going to build your own links, but long term they will probably be more relevant and better rated by search engines.

kellyarnes February 17, 2012 at 12:51 pm

Keep track of guest posting with Google reader. RSS

kimchi February 17, 2012 at 1:54 pm

I really liked point number 6 – relevant content. I feel that this is the most important piece for blogging. I’m still trying to learn this one!

seo melbourne February 17, 2012 at 6:13 pm

thanks for the great tips! i also love your 6th tip which is writing fresh content. We need to put in mind that a fresh content must be informative and entertaining. thanks!:)

iPhone and iPad news February 18, 2012 at 9:02 am

Great tips, this post has helped my change things up on my blog

carmengreeneonline February 19, 2012 at 4:08 am

Thanks John. A good product to sell is important. One that suits the business plan is important.

ruidingyuan February 20, 2012 at 10:58 pm

great post,tks very much

Apple Lim March 31, 2012 at 10:41 pm

Always eager to read John’s post. Alots of useful tips. But I’m more interested in his dot com lifestyle. Always motivate me to move forward.