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Is hotel booking niche still good for making money?

Discussion in 'General Business' started by kalseo, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. #1
    Hi DP members,

    I just started developing a travel information portal, informative with a lot of content. At present moment only 5% of content that i am planning to be within website is published. I was wondering is "hotel booking" still a profitable business and is market too competitive to get good Google SERP.

    I was also wondering for some other methods for monetizing this website?!

    Please share your thoughts.

    Kind regards
    Kal
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    kalseo, Feb 3, 2009 IP
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  2. ForgottenCreature

    ForgottenCreature Notable Member

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    Well, since the economy is down a lot, I'd say go for it - and see what you can do. I, for one, have no experience with the hotel booking niche but I'm pretty sure there's still money involved with it.

    You should look into smaller competitive keywords for the "hotel booking" niche though.
    Try "book hotel", "booking a hotel", "where to book a hotel", etc. Going for the smaller competitive keywords would further help you by gaining more results than aiming high.
     
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  3. kalseo

    kalseo Active Member

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    Thanks for the comprehensive reply and suggestions. I agree with you, and i am going to try it, and market it properly.

    Kind regards
    Kal
     
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    lifeplayer Notable Member

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    Yes, it still profitable if you can make it well. You shall study on the keyword when you are writing content, focus on keyword density will help on your SERP.
     
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    mentos Prominent Member

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    I don't think its profitable if you only make the earning from ads revenue alone.
    But if you want to earn more then i suggest you to collobrate with hotel for example if people sign up for the hotel under your link,then the hotel will pay you commission.
     
    mentos, Feb 4, 2009 IP
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    kalseo Active Member

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    I already sign up with affiliate program and start adding destinations, but insted of this, i am doing back up with a lot information which i rewrite from different sources related to this destinations.
     
    kalseo, Feb 4, 2009 IP
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    I would go into reviews, try to get into the search engines and work google adsense
     
    okfling, Feb 4, 2009 IP