Competition Analysis

Time to watch today’s videos: Approximately 43 minutes

Additional time to complete today’s action steps: Better plan on at least a couple of hours – maybe more if you are having any issues with Google or Market Samurai.

Thirty Day Challenge Transcripts and Training are available below each video.

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Day 03 Introduction Video | Thirty Day Challenge

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Another great leap in competition research – we’ll learn how to measure, analyze, and how to assess the competition. GuruBob walks us through competition analysis using Market Samurai.

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SEO Competition Using Market Samurai

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Use Market Samurai’s SEO Competition module to assess the competition.
Pick a keyword that meets the traffic (80 or more), page competition (less than 30,000) and optimization criteria.

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SEO Competition The Old Way

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Learn how to use SEO for Firefox – it’s always a good idea to have a plan B…If you’ve gone through the preseason training, you should already have this add-on, if not – here’s the link:

SEO For Firefox

This is an alternative to using Market Samurai for your competition analysis. At the end of this lesson, you should have narrowed it down to a keyword that meets our traffic criteria and our competition factors.

Believe it or not – this is where most people get messed up. I fell in love with a niche once, not quite enough traffic – too much competition, and not much commercial intent. It was a lot of work for very little money. Save yourself the trouble – follow these research steps. If you do, you’re a lot less likely to end up doing a bunch of work for nothing :)

Taking It One Step Further

There’s even more about how to choose a niche on Lynn Terry’s site – http://www.clicknewz.com

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BONUS CONTENT

Thirty Day Challenge TV – 2008.08.03 Episode 1

About 43 minutes…

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