Jul 24, 2006 Search and SEO
It’s no secret that niches are a strong way to internet marketing success. But what should be secret is what niches you play in. Once word gets out that you have a successful niche, you can guarantee that you just lost your opportunity because competition will beef up and fast.
If you do nothing else in your web entepreneurship efforts, for goodness sake, keep your mouth shut about what niche you are in. I have many sites, in many different markets, and I freely let people know what some of those are. And some of my other sites can be ferreted out with a little research. But my best sites? The ones that pay the bills? I hide those from the world.
I’m pretty transparent on a most of my sites, but I do have several that not even my wife knows I run (they are porn or anything risque. And yes she knows about my casino site.). Its not that she would be opposed to any of these topics, but more that she is apathetic about my web doings. Everyone else knows most my niches too, but I do have a few secrets. And you should too.