There’s an unholy trinity of money making niches that are said to be perpetually profitable.
If you’re looking for a ‘permanent niche’, look no further than ‘Pills, Poker and Porn’.
By some estimates, Porn (abbreviated from pornography, and sometimes going by it’s synonyms ‘adult sites’, pr0n, or pron) is the biggest segment of the three. [Though it's difficult to get quantitative data on gaming/gambling, pharmaceutical and adult sites]
So Laura Alter’s post “Social networking overtaking porn?” got me thinking: Could Social Networking sites really be more popular than porn sites?
Reader Paul Johns has suggested that social networking sites could be an avenue for people to meet up for sex or to exchange naked pictures.
Although this might be true for some sites like Facebook or MySpace, I doubt this ‘tactic’ would work as well on StumbleUpon or Del.icio.us or Digg, just because of the way it’s structured.
As for exchanging pictures, (more…)