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Can a niche directory make good money?

Discussion in 'Directories' started by jbthedon, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. maldives

    maldives Prominent Member

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    #41
    No doubt about it. You are 100% correct.
    SEMrush
     
    maldives, Dec 16, 2011 IP
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    maldives Prominent Member

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    #42
    With all due respect I don't agree with you. I also have plenty of experience in managing both niche and general directories. When it comes down to "income", general directories always have produced far better results than niche. When I say general directories, I meant to say general directories that are properly maintained and promoted.
     
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    YMC Well-Known Member

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    #43
    A question to those who say general directories earn more...What percentage of your visitors are non-submitting traffic? Meaning, how many people use your directories to find sites?
     
    YMC, Dec 16, 2011 IP
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    nonar Active Member

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    #44
    ( What percentage of your visitors are non-submitting traffic ) and do you think the submitting will hide in the niche
    directories ! They are there for all the directories.
    Any general directory with good admin to run it in the right way will be good niche directory, but the niche will never be that
    that's why the income will be less on the niche.
     
    nonar, Dec 16, 2011 IP
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    YMC Well-Known Member

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    #45
    I have no idea what you are saying. I asked about how many folks submit vs use a general directory for finding sites. What are you talking about "submitting will hide in the niche directories"?
     
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    maldives Prominent Member

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    #46
    This is a totally different subject matter. The question here is which one makes more money. The percentage of non-submitting traffic is quiet high and not many people actually use directories to find sites in my opinion. I think it is more or less the same for niche directories too.

    Vast majority of people use Google & other search engines to find sites not web directories and it does apply do both niche and general directories.
     
    maldives, Dec 16, 2011 IP
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    YMC Well-Known Member

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    #47
    I guess it all depends if you are selling links or are building a resource.
     
    YMC, Dec 16, 2011 IP
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    silencer Notable Member

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    #48
    Do you make $100k/year?
     
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    #49
    If you can get it ranking on firstpage on search engines then you're good to go.
     
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    #50
    it depends on Quality so i think but i am not sure
     
    firzakhan, Dec 19, 2011 IP
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    maldives Prominent Member

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    #51
    No I don't so does the 99% web directories out there.

    Do you make 100k/year with niche directories??
     
    maldives, Dec 20, 2011 IP
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    sachinairan Well-Known Member

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    #52
    Niche directories makes good amount of money if they are promoted properly. However, I don't think most of them earn over $100,000 a year but a niche directory can certainly earn a decent amount of money if you take care of quality.
     
    sachinairan, Dec 20, 2011 IP
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    gaofla Peon

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    #53
    hello friends,

    I am new to SEO so can anyone tell me that what is the best way to find the niche directory and what is its benefits.
     
    gaofla, Dec 21, 2011 IP
  14. Mia

    Mia R.I.P. STEVE JOBS

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    #54
    Directories on both ends of the spectrum are generating 6 figures. Not a lot, but there are some that do.

    That said, there are general PPC sites that generate that kind of revenue stream as well. However, in my own experience the niche' ones have generated more.
     
    Mia, Dec 21, 2011 IP
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    maldives Prominent Member

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    #55
    I have absolutely no doubt there are directories making 6 figures a year. I have not seen any niche directory making that kind of money but, again I would not say it is impossible.
     
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    Mia R.I.P. STEVE JOBS

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    #56
    I do not know for sure. I do not operate a niche' directory. But I do run a very so rather large niche sites that generate more than their general counter part.

    I would imagine depending on the niche', it may be quite plausible that it could generate much more than a generalized version.
     
    Mia, Dec 21, 2011 IP
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    #57
    I cannot say this is impossible too, but I think that High PR general directories are better than niche directories too.
     
    phernando, Dec 23, 2011 IP
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    #58
    Almost anything has good potential. You have the lay the ground work and apply the efforts and techniques which have been mentioned in the replies above to be successful and even then you might need a bit of luck.
     
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    #59
    I think niche directories can make a great deal as they quickly become the go to place for anything relating to the niche
     
    nesrinamb, Dec 23, 2011 IP
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    Mia R.I.P. STEVE JOBS

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    "Better" in what way exactly? From a end user's perspective, or the directory owner? Monetarily, or traffic wise? Can you expand on this?
     
    Mia, Dec 27, 2011 IP