2017 was a fun year of digital marketing with everything from “Fred” and quality updates to the idea of mobile first indexing. There were new algorithms added for social media channels providing huge opportunities for affiliates as well as new technologies and advancements in how consumers and content users absorb information. All of these provide new niches to make money in and opened the door to established markets for someone new to take over.
If I was planning on moving into something new for 2018, here are the niches and markets I would begin building a presence for.
Harry Potter Game
Niantic (makers of PokemonGo) announced a Harry Potter augmented reality game. Although it sounds like they’re recycling the PokemonGo model, Harry Potter has a huge cult following and tons and tons of merchandise being sold regularly. With the new game you can expect devices to be released for purchase to enhance game play, you can expect fan gear and funny clothing to be in demand so people can “fit in” while playing, and since there is not much competition yet for “Wizards Unite” terms and phrases, it is an open market if you can be in there first.
I have a plan mapped out in my head but unfortunately no time to implement. It includes everything from finding phrases and answers about strategy using trends, cross promotions for shoes to wear for comfort and long stretches of play time and a lot more. This could be a huge one. I get into the biggest reason I would do this below.
Speaking of PokemonGo, DraconiusGo has launched as an alternative to this still popular game. It looks and feels similar to PokemonGo, but there are huge differences. The main one is that this game gives you numerous features you hoped for in PokemonGo, but Niantic never released.
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