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15 Year Olds Journey To $4,000 P Month by 2014

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by darkjolly, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. darkjolly

    darkjolly Junior Member

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    I'm a high school freshman on a journey to $4,000 p month by 2014. Now I'll just fill you guys in on how I make money and my different revenue streams.

    I started around this time last year making simple apps and pricing them at $0.99. I'm still generating around $5 a day and going strong. I'm not going to explain the exact reason how to do this because it isn't morally right and can get you in trouble.

    My next stream of revenue is YouTube. I make legit content that I enjoy making, it's a nice side revenue and gets me at least $7 per day from my Partner Network. I also monetize my YouTube channel with Amazon Affiliate Links. YouTube does take up a lot of my time as it takes about 3 hours to make every video and I make two every week.

    My third stream of revenue is Affiliate Marketing; my personal favorite is Amazon. Amazon definitely gives lower commission rates that go up to 8.25% but I definitely think Amazon is more respected by consumers. I make money from Amazon using niche websites that I myself write 200+ word articles to. Most of my items are lower priced but always get me to the highest commission possible. My next mission is to find a solid higher priced niche that I can sell less of but will get more off the commission since I'm selling a ton of low priced items. I'm generating between $1750-2500 p month on Amazon Affiliate.

    My fourth revenue stream is Adsense which is only making me about a dime everyday. It isn't much but I'll take the three dollars every month.

    My final revenue stream which I am just getting started with is PPD. I recently purchased a domain that is going to be centered around downloads and things like that. From what I've read here on BHW it looks like FileIce is the best.

    Being in school will make updating tough but I'll try and update you guys at least once per week. If you guys have any questions I would be happy to help. I'm also open to constructive criticism as the ultimate goal is to make the $$$$$$$$$$. :cool:
     
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  2. darkjolly

    darkjolly Junior Member

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    2/16

    What I did:

    Set up new domain and hosting. Bought new camera and microphone for YT. Made a video. Posted a new article.

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    Good luck, it seems you already got alot going for you.
     
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    Thanks. Do you know what the new PPD network is? I've read good things about FileIce here.

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    No idea mate, i don't use ppd at the moment,
     
  6. banyuhay

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    Try cleanfiles.net it's better
     
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    Wish you best of luck with your journey :)
     
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    Do you use it personally?

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    Nice to hear that you are moving closer to your goal. Do you sell multiple products on amazon, in the same category or different categories?
     
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    All the best mate.
     
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    Looks great. Good luck with your journey!
     
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    cleanfiles, and fileice are best.

    ATM I make $50/month off file ice from one website that took me 2h to set up (I know its like nothing, but it is an extra $50)

    If I were you, I would try to focus more on amazon.. It seams like you have a good thing going for you there...
     
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    You have a nice setup there, good luck on you journey!
     
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    good luck
     
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    I think I have a winner with the download site. All my other domains have been EMDs. This one is more authority. I'm going to start with some scheduled uploading and then if the site grows I'll start an email list and also start another section of the site that I can add affiliate links to. If the PPD doesn't work then I'll change the focus of the site to products and the downloading stuff will just be an extra side thing that could generate some side revenue.
     
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    I have a broad category in a small niche if that makes any sense.
     
  17. darkjolly

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    Earnings for February 16:

    $38.47 Amazon Affiliate
    $14.28 Apps
    $00.14 Adsense
    $52.76 today

    To get to 4,000 p month I'm going to need to make 133.34 p day. Slow day overall but it's a start.
     
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    good luck man I know how it feels trying to do this stuff while in school
     
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    Just got my PPD site up; There's no content but I have a couple people that will be uploading a ton of content. Tomorrow I'm going to be working on increasing my social media presence by making a twitter, FB, Tumblr, G+, and Pinterest for my site. I also will make a FileIce account.

    EDIT:
    Changed my mind and signed up with CleanFiles. I'll let you guys know what I think.
     
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    I am also using 99c apps to make money - at the moment I only have two apps up on the app store and I am making 1 - 2 US dollars per day. They are pretty terrible apps - sort of like the ones you could build with those app builder type websites. They prove to me that people will buy anything. To me apps seem way easier than making an affiliate website mainly because the app world is driven by keyword searches and reviews.
    I am now trying to get around 15 - 20 apps up on the store so I can make 20$ per day or more. I also have the goal of making apps that provide more benefits to my customers.