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I have an idea I think will be a good one but...

  1. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 8 years ago

    I had an idea for a hub that I thought would be a good one. I went to the keyword tool and the search volume is pitiful. The topic is counterfeit toys, this can be an issue that should be important to parents buying presents for their kids and I think it should do well but the research is saying the opposite. What do you guys think? Would you go for it and see how it goes? Maybe the traffic will come from somewhere else other then google?

  2. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Kirsten - write it because you want to. Apply SEO (such as it is re search volume) and get it published. This is an issue that you feel strongly about so I say 'go for it'.

    It's one more hub, it's a great subject and though it may not pay you, it may pay others to read it and be aware of the issue as a whole.

    Hope that helped smile

  3. Ms Chievous profile image80
    Ms Chievousposted 8 years ago

    You should write the hub.  while you are writing some other topics or concepts my arise as you write your article.  Then you can take those other topics and apply your keywords to them!  Have fun!

  4. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Or as an alternative, write about counterfeit goods - or products. Both look a lot better and you could do a few different sections - adding in 'counterfeit toys' smile

  5. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 8 years ago

    Hey guys thanks! It feels like it should be a good topic and froggy your suggestion of going for the larger topic of counterfeit goods and incorporating counterfeit toys in that bigger topic is a good one! The one thing I have found writing here is that it is really hard to be sure how a topic will do, sometimes a topic looks like it should bring in the traffic by the truck load and then fizzes out, other topics do better then I thought and then there is every other combo of results lol

    gonna have to go do some research now, find out what other counterfeit goods could be dangerous (more then just the toys) and what other problems are associated with the trade of counterfeit goods, such as how they support organized crime groups responsible for truly horrible crimes.

    Off to go do some homework now! Dang thought I was done with homework when I left school lol

    Oh btw froggy love your cherry christmas pic! wink

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 8 years ago

    Write it!!!

    Remember that keyword tools are backward looking - not predictive. If there's a major toy scandal you could have a very popular hub.

    Yes it could be hard to monetize that particular hub, but it could get a high page rank. Which you could then pass on to another hub. I'm thinking at the end of Counterfit toys, you have a link to another hub about genuine toys that maybe you could sell.

    Some hubs can exist just because you like them. I haven't made but a few cents off of my book reviews - but both authors did email me and thank me - and that was lots of fun.

    1. kirstenblog profile image76
      kirstenblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Nelle what you say about the keywords being backward looking is a good point, you smart lady you tongue. I was figuring on ending by advising buying from reputable sources such as amazon maybe lol with a few handy links big_smile of course I have thought about writing on the go go hamster toys as they are supposed to be hot this year, could definitely link and link future hubs on hit toys. This might just be a good long term hub, a good way to open the door to making the toy sales.

      btw having authors thank you for writing about their books is way cool!

  7. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 8 years ago

    Well its published, lets see how it goes. I was kinda blown away by the amount of dangerous fakes out there! Faked airplane parts!!!! Crikey!