Our friends at Niche Hacks have stumbled across a gold mine, and even better, they're sharing it with all of us. This niche has massive potential, and although it's becoming increasingly competitive, there are a wide variety of subniches that could be perfect for your next affiliate site.
The niche is kind of surprising: learning how to play guitar. It turns out that a lot of people are interested in this, and as you'll see in the excerpt below, the statistics are impressive.
Niche Hacks estimates that this market is potentially worth a staggering $508 million dollars. That's a valuable market, and people have only just begun to start making money with it. That makes this a prime time to start a website aimed at this massive, but often overlooked, audience.
Market Size & Worth
Market Size is $508 million
Total number of Companies in US share market – 152
Employment – 2,776
Annual Growth 0.3%
Core consumers aged 20 – 24 about 16.5% followed by age group of 25 – 29 about 8.6%
55.9% Male and 52.7% Female users are married
27.6% people have no educational qualification
20% people are in Service and Sales Occupation
24% are in Wholesale and retail trade Industry
Keyword Avg Monthly Searches guitar lessons for beginners 27,100 guitar lessons 74,000 how to play guitar 74,000 learn to play guitar 27,100 learn guitar 33,100 how to learn guitar 12,100 learn guitar online 6,600 guitar tutorial 14,800
The table above shows the monthly searches on Google for this niche.
Combined they add up to an over 268,800 searches a month and that's not including the thousands of long tail keywords that we haven't covered.
This is a huge niche with a lot of demand.
They've got that right: this niche is enormous. While head keywords like “learn guitar” are saturated and highly competitive, there are a wealth of subniches within this space that you can find through your own keyword research. In this niche, the right longtail keywords could bring in a ton of organic traffic, leading to profitable affiliate sales.
If you've been struggling to find the right niche for your new affiliate site, this could be exactly what you need to succeed. And by getting in on this early, as affiliate marketers and entrepreneurs are just beginning to discover the profit potential of the “learning to play guitar” niche, you can gain a valuable first mover advantage.
For more information and statistics, you can check out the original Niche Hacks post here.