3 Steps In Choosing Your Affiliate Marketing Niche

One of the main foundation points of getting started with affiliate marketing is choosing a niche. By focusing your time and efforts on a particular category, you’re able to concentrate on all the possible approaches that will ensure success.
1. What Are Your Passions?
Take a hard look at everything in your life that makes you excited about it. From your hobbies, interests, and passions that will give you an idea of which affiliate niches you would want to purse when you start your affiliate marketing journey. By choosing a focus and niche that interests you, there will be a higher chance of connecting with your audience on a deeper level.
When creating content, the passion you have will be seen throughout helping the audience engage with your posts, videos, and content that you create for them.
Once you’ve decided all the various categories, you would want to possibly pursue it’s time to take it a step further and figure out what specific products you’d want to tackle first. Having a general idea of the overall design or details, especially goods and services you’ve used prior will differentiate you from other affiliate marketers.
2. Is It A Growing Industry?
Even though you may be passionate about it, there are other factors you have to take into consideration before putting all your eggs in one basket. There are various websites and keywords that you can use to look up the growing trends of specific products and services that will forecast where that industry is heading. As ideal as it would be to have your passions and growing industry correctly align that isn’t realistic but possible.
Setting yourself up for success is the primary goal for affiliate marketing pursuers. There is no need to waste your time in a dying market by investing your time, money and energy to a deteriorating cause to focus on your interests and passions that the world is interested in too.
Connect with the audience’s that will be loyal for years to come with a particular brand, product or service, so you’re able to focus on a definite niche for an extended period.
There are many different ways you can locate and follow trends online to ensure that you choose a growing and highly demanded product or service.
3. Too Much Competition?
I know it’s not right to shy away from a little competition, but it doesn’t mean you should go full force into something that has a lot of it. If there are numerous competitors, it will be even harder for you to get your foot in the door and market an individual product or service you want to pursue.
Chances are the people that have already started selling a particular product or service has created a band of loyal subscribers, making it difficult for you to differentiate your webpage from others.
Unless you’re widely known or have the means to make a name for yourself, it’s best to opt out of the categories that seem to be impacted for you to make a decent profit.

Take a Tour of Homestake

Our surface tour of the Homestake Mining Operation takes you through the historic town of Lead and Homestake’s surface operation. It follows the mining process including hoisting, crushing and milling of the underground ore and views Homestake Gold Mine’s state-of-the-art Waste Water Treatment Plant and open pit mine.

This is a guided tour that takes about 1 hour. You are taken via bus through the city of Lead then up to the Homestake surface operation.

The Cost of a Surface Tour

Group- $5.50 (10 or more people)
Adults- $7.50
Seniors- $6.75
Students- $6.50
Family- $25.00 (4-6 family members)

The tours run daily from May – September.
You do not need to book a tour in advance unless you have a large group of people.
If you have a large group of people, we recommend that you book your tour a few days in advance
and we offer group rates as well.

If you have any questions regarding this information –
please call 605-584-3110.


From Interstate 90

Take Hwy 85 (Exit 17) south off I-90 towards Deadwood. Once you reach Deadwood, Hwy 85 turns into Hwy 14A. Stay on Hwy 14A through Deadwood – it will take you straight to Lead, SD. Once in Lead, you will take a left at the first stop light. Stay on this road – it will take you down Historic Main Street. The Homestake Gold Mine Surface Tour & Visitor Center is located at the end of Main Street on your left hand side.

Traveling North on 385
(from Custer & Hill City)

Travel North on Hwy 385 until you come to the Lead/ Deadwood junction of Hwy. 385 & Hwy. 85. Turn left, drive one mile and you will arrive at Lead’s Historic Main Street. The Homestake Gold Mine Surface Tour & Visitor Center is located on the right side of the street (160 West Main Street). We look forward to seeing you soon.