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You'd be surprised at the amount of emails I get from people who are just starting out and can't figure out why they aren't making any sales or getting any traffic, while working their butt off. My reply is often very short: "Did you do proper research?"

90% of starting internet marketers quit after a month or two, for loss of motivation because they aren't making sales. An estimated 95% of those people greatly underestimate the importance of marketing research!

Rule #1 in Internet Marketing: No Research = NO SALES!

If you don't take some time to do proper research, you can't expect to get rich.

Here's how I do research before I even consider buying a domain or choosing a product:

Step 1: Research Your Audience. Let's say you chose the weight loss audience. Visit forums, go to yahoo answers and any other online placed where people who want to lose weight gather to discuss their problems and solutions. One thing you may notice is that a lot of women want to lose weight before their wedding. That could be your niche!

Step 2: Research Keywords. As you probably already know, keywords are most important to internet marketers. Use Google's keyword tool to find keywords that get decent traffic and have low competition. I usually go for more than 1000 searches per month and less than 5000 quoted results.

You can check the quoted result by searching for you keyword phrase in quotes in Google. Under the search bar, it will say something like "About 6,490,000 results (0.10 seconds)". This number (6,490,000) can't be trusted. Scroll down and click on page 10. After that, click on page 19, etc until you reach the end. Now, the text under the search bar will show the correct amount of results. Create a list of 25 keywords.

The more time you put in keyword research, the more you will find. One time, I found a keyword phrase that got over 100,000 searched per month and had only 150 quoted results. That keyword phrase is now making me hundreds of dollars per day!

Now that you've researched your audience and keywords, it's time to buy a domain based on one of your keyword phrases, and chose a product to sell. Don't be one of those people to underestimate the importance of marketing research, and you'll be miles ahead of most beginner internet marketers!

I run a website on theImportance of Marketing Research. Visit my site to find out more information on the importance of marketing research and how to do proper research. I offer much more in depth details and suggestions there!


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