When you first embark on your plan to enter internet marketing, you first goal perhaps is to develop a IM product, rather than a service. This is the usual step for many new marketers because they understand info products sell well and want to become part of this success chain.. It is ‘me too’ marketing at it’s finest, clearly at play here. Is there any hope left for the novice marketer?
Is it true that the Internet marketing niche is already too saturated? Yes, it is well populated, that is almost an absolute given. However, if you can create a unique slant on an old idea, then you can definitely prosper, just as well as the others who dropped anchor in this niche harbor years ago.
The cyber world is in a constant state of flux, and there is always room inside it’s spacious harbor for new and more creative niche approaches to florish and suceed.
You may also want to consider staying away from the Internet marketing niche and paving a path in another niche, such as dog care, parenting, or financial advice. As long as there is traffic and interest though, then any niche can become ‘packaged profts’ for you as well. with the right marketing.
What often happens is that the newbie net’ marketer has a specialty in an area outside of Internet marketing, and once the launch a highly successful information product on it, they write a “tell-all” eBook showing other Internet marketers how to do what they did.
When you look at the vibrant dynamics today, there is little chance that a niche will become fully saturated for very long, if ever. So long as the market activity remains high in any one niche, there is always the possibility to improve on an old idea and make new inroads for greater profits. Print publications do this all the time. When you hear of a writer that produces an article for a magazine to publish, he must first sell the editor on the concept that he is providing a new and different slant to an old issue, one that may have been covered many times, already in his media outlet.
Many Internet marketers routinely try to convince others that their niche is, indeed saturated. Why would they do this? It could be they are worried you may produce unwanted competition for them or, others may get the very same uncomfortable idea.
To determine if a niche is truly saturated, or better yet, if you have a shot at success, visit third party product sites such as ClickBank and see how many products are available for the similar idea you have as an Internet marketer. If you find several products already there, that is not automatically a bad sign Activity in a niche sector can be a positive sign. In fact, it may mean that there exists an increasing market dynamic, that you can possibly serve even better.
If you see ten different eBooks on affiliate marketing, ask yourself, “Could I come up with a unique slant or a better way of doing things?” Sometimes all it takes is having verifiable proof of your own success to position you as an expert in a particular niche. It can’t hurt to give it a real try. And, you just may find that you edge out all of your competitors for the sheer fact that sometimes the consumers want someone new and fresh. Consumers may really want a different twist on an old product or service and are open to a new marketer bringing it to them, forthwith.