Weather you want to promote and sell Shoes, books, Needlepoint, Travel or Information products. You Need to Know… Whats New? Whats Hot! and what your customers want.
Once you choose a niche you have to find hot products to promote.
We’re going to go over some of the top resources for finding hot products.
Alexa’s What’s Hot
Alexa’s What’s Hot is a great resource, since it actually lists hot topics and hot products.
Additionally, you can search the hot pages for specific products.
If you need some great product ideas, be sure to give this resource a try.
You can find Alexa’s What’s Hot at http://www.alexa.com/whatshot.
EBay Pulse provides information on current trends, hot picks and cool items on eBay.
The list is compiled on a daily basis, so you will always get fresh information.
Once you access EBay Pulse, simply choose the appropriate category,
comb through the popular searches and find products that people in your niche are looking for.
You can access EBay Pulse at http://pulse.ebay.com/.
Amazon Best Sellers
Amazon Best Sellers are the items that are currently selling the best on Amazon.
Since Amazon is such a popular retailer, this is a great resource for affiliate marketers.
Just like EBay Pulse, you can select a category and start looking for products.
If you find something you like, you can sign up as an Amazon affiliate, or look for the product with one of the other affiliate networks.
You can find Amazon Best Sellers at http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/.
Amazon Holiday Toy List
The Amazon Holiday Toy List is another excellent option.
You can browse through the toys that are hot at the time, and find some that you want to sell during the holiday season.
This is a great way to get in on the holiday shopping surge.
You can access the Amazon Holiday Toy List at http://www.amazon.com/gp/holidaytoylist.
Google Trends displays the most popular web searches.
Additionally, it has a search bar, so you can search for specific keywords and receive data on those keywords.
For instance, if you are interested in selling a particular product, you can type it into Google
Trends and analyze its search volume.
You can check volume by region and language, and also look at spikes and declines in traffic.
This is a very useful resource.
You can access Google Trends at http://www.google.com/trends/hottrends.
Yahoo! Buzz Log
The Yahoo! Buzz Log shows people the top searches on the web.
You can look at leaders and movers in order to get an idea of which products and searches are the hottest at a given time.
The Yahoo! Buzz Log may not contain products every time you check it out.
If you keep coming back, you will get some great product ideas.
You can access the Yahoo! Buzz Log at http://buzzlog.yahoo.com/overall/.