Most Popular Subjects People Will Search & Pay For

Finding The Right Niche Market

Are you having a hard time thinking or trying to figure out which niche market to go into?

Well, you can start by simply taking the time to ask yourself a couple of questions… such as…

What are my favorite activities, interests or hobbies?

…..Or maybe…..

What are some things I don’t know much about yet but still have a burning desire to learn more about?

Why don’t you begin by creating a list and add all your favorites to it.

Read on …..This might be helpful in getting you started on the right foot…..

Here’s a strong list of some of the most popular subjects or categories that people are searching AND paying for…

  • Being Successful
  • Cures or Relief From Specific Ailments or Diseases
  • Dating & Relationships
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Do-It-Yourself Repair Advice & Tips
  • Energy Conservation & Going Green
  • Family Protection/Home Protection
  • Financial Planning Advice, Tips & Suggestions
  • Forex or Future Trading
  • Health & Fitness
  • Healthier Eating
  • Home Security
  • Identity Theft
  • Learning Background Information on someone
  • Learning More About Computers & The Internet
  • Looking More Attractive
  • Losing weight
  • Making Money Advice, Tips & Suggestions
  • Mental Influence, Persuasion or Dominance
  • Muscle Gain
  • Online Privacy & Security
  • Personal Safety & Security
  • Pet Health & Care
  • Reaching or Setting Goals
  • Real Estate Tips
  • Scam Blocking & Prevention
  • Self Defense
  • Self Help or Self Improvement
  • Sex Advice
  • Smart Investments
  • Spying On Someone
  • Stock Market Advice & Tips

Personal Hobbies and/or Special Interests:

such as… Antiques, Art, Cooking, Photography, Drawing, Music, Video Games, Bodybuilding, Woodworking, Fashion, Redecorating, Magic, UFO’s, Scrapbooks, Collecting Something….. etc.

And of course, another very common subject or search is having more control and freedom in their lives!

People are always looking to improve themselves or improve in some particular area of their lives. They are always trying to find solutions to problems. There are websites out there catering to most of the categories listed above that are already generating hundreds and even thousands of dollars every month for savvy entrepreneurs. Yet, we have barely even begun to tap the true profit potential in these areas because competition is limited in many of these areas, especially when compared to the “how-to marketing” area! The potential to make money from the above special-interest categories is huge – and it’s still pretty much wide open. Moreover, as more and more people get accustomed to buying digital products, you can easily imagine making very lucrative or insane amounts of money through these topics well into the future. You could pick any one of the above subjects that you personally have an interest in and run with it. It does take time and perseverance, but stick with it.

Mind Boggling Stats About Internet Usage In 2009

If you wanna see some mind-boggling numbers about internet usage, on a global scale, and all statistics and figures relating to the world wide web, you should definitely check out a website called Pingdom. They have recently put together an astounding, eye-opening post, that pretty much sums up the current ‘state of the internet’ during this past year, 2009. Statistics are compiled by-the-numbers with sources included. Prepare yourself for sensory overload!

Some examples include the following staggering statistics…..

  • 90 trillion e-mails were sent during 2009 over the net
  • 234 million websites exist on the web as of December 2009
  • 126 million blogs and counting
  • YouTube serves 1 billion movies per day
  • And much more!

The FULL POST can be found at this link > Internet 2009 in numbers

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What happened with the Internet in 2009?

A wide variety of sources were used in collecting data from around the Web. For those interested, a full list of sources used for this reference can be found at the bottom of this post.

Enjoy! 🙂

Email

  • 90 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2009.
  • 247 billion – Average number of email messages per day.
  • 1.4 billion – The number of email users worldwide.
  • 100 million – New email users since the year before.
  • 81% – The percentage of emails that were spam.
  • 92% – Peak spam levels late in the year.
  • 24% – Increase in spam since last year.
  • 200 billion – The number of spam emails per day (assuming 81% are spam).

Websites

  • 234 million – The number of websites as of December 2009.
  • 47 million – Added websites in 2009.

Web Servers

  • 13.9% – The growth of Apache websites in 2009.
  • -22.1% – The growth of IIS websites in 2009.
  • 35.0% – The growth of Google GFE websites in 2009.
  • 384.4% – The growth of Nginx websites in 2009.
  • -72.4% – The growth of Lighttpd websites in 2009.

Domain Names

  • 81.8 million – .COM domain names at the end of 2009.
  • 12.3 million – .NET domain names at the end of 2009.
  • 7.8 million – .ORG domain names at the end of 2009.
  • 76.3 million – The number of country code top-level domains (e.g. .CN, .UK, .DE, etc.).
  • 187 million – The number of domain names across all top-level domains (October 2009).
  • 8% – The increase in domain names since the year before.

Internet Users

  • 1.73 billion – Internet users worldwide (September 2009).
  • 18% – Increase in Internet users since the previous year.
  • 738,257,230 – Internet users in Asia.
  • 418,029,796 – Internet users in Europe.
  • 252,908,000 – Internet users in North America.
  • 179,031,479 – Internet users in Latin America / Caribbean.
  • 67,371,700 – Internet users in Africa.
  • 57,425,046 – Internet users in the Middle East.
  • 20,970,490 – Internet users in Oceania / Australia.

Social Media

  • 126 million – The number of blogs on the Internet (as tracked by BlogPulse).
  • 84% – Percent of social network sites with more women than men.
  • 27.3 million – Number of tweets on Twitter per day (November, 2009)
  • 57% – Percentage of Twitter’s user base located in the United States.
  • 4.25 million – People following @aplusk (Ashton Kutcher, Twitter’s most followed user).
  • 350 million – People on Facebook.
  • 50% – Percentage of Facebook users that log in every day.
  • 500,000 – The number of active Facebook applications.

Images

  • 4 billion – Photos hosted by Flickr (October 2009).
  • 2.5 billion – Photos uploaded each month to Facebook.
  • 30 billion – At the current rate, the number of photos uploaded to Facebook per year.

Videos

  • 1 billion – The total number of videos YouTube serves in one day.
  • 12.2 billion – Videos viewed per month on YouTube in the US (November 2009).
  • 924 million – Videos viewed per month on Hulu in the US (November 2009).
  • 182 – The number of online videos the average Internet user watches in a month (USA).
  • 82% – Percentage of Internet users that view videos online (USA).
  • 39.4% – YouTube online video market share (USA).
  • 81.9% – Percentage of embedded videos on blogs that are YouTube videos.

Malicious Software

  • 148,000 – New zombie computers created per day (used in botnets for sending spam, etc.)
  • 2.6 million – Amount of malicious code threats at the start of 2009 (viruses, trojans, etc.)
  • 921,143 – The number of new malicious code signatures added by Symantec in Q4 2009.

Data sources: Website and web server stats from Netcraft. Domain name stats from Verisign and Webhosting.info. Internet user stats from Internet World Stats. Web browser stats from Net Applications. Email stats from Radicati Group. Spam stats from McAfee. Malware stats from Symantec (and here) and McAfee. Online video stats from Comscore, Sysomos and YouTube. Photo stats from Flickr and Facebook. Social media stats from BlogPulse, Pingdom (here and here), Twittercounter, Facebook and GigaOm.

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The FULL POST can be found at this link > Internet 2009 in numbers