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23-Year-Old Makes $100K Off Osama's Death

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by JohnnyRabbit, May 6, 2011.

  1. JohnnyRabbit

    JohnnyRabbit Supreme Member

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    23-year old Maurice Harary tells TMZ, he made a beeline to his NY [COLOR=#009900 !important]apartment
    as soon as he heard the news of Osama's death -- and started building a [COLOR=#009900 !important]website[/COLOR] to sell his "OBL is dead" t-shirts.

    Maurice claims the site went live at 3:30 am on Monday -- and by Tuesday evening, he had already sold around 10,000 units at 12 bucks a pop ... meaning dude raked in approximately 120k in less than two days.

    Yes, we know ... you had the idea first. Stop whining.


    http://www.tmz.com/2011/05/05/dead-...-in-1-day-bin-laden-911-maurice-harary-death/
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  2. edsmithers

    edsmithers Junior Member

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    oops.................
     
  3. banghead

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    nice Xrumer FAYUL...LOLZZZ well at least you haven't used cs image...
     
  4. zerodtk

    zerodtk Regular Member

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    damn, that's why I hate going on holiday lol =D
     
  5. Chrisss

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    Ohh well. I had the idea first :D

    What would be the profit for one Tshirt?

    He's defiantly a dude who takes action, and pull home a decent salary for a few hours work!
     
  6. confined

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    On a different site it says he only makes $1 profit PER shirt. talk about low margins. so he only made $10k.
     
  7. forexspy

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    The idea is not dead yet, keep it in mind for the next big news announcement!
     
  8. asharma

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    That's pretty clever of him to think of that in such a short time. Good job to him.
     
  9. jegolove

    jegolove Regular Member

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    was he using Ebay or CL?
     
  10. Dumper

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    A frick'n $1 per unit?
     
  11. proxified

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    He sold the t-shirts using xrumer or with scrapebox?
     
  12. johnwoo

    johnwoo Power Member

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    how it is possible >??
    i mean as soon as domain gets register, he made a website and upload content.
    how about seo thing?
    was he lucky enough that his website gone on the top quickly or somthing
    (newbie at SEO)
     
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    not neccessary that he got it from search engines, there are other modes of traffic as well. many pages which were created on osama's death got viral and had even millions of fans in a day or two
     
  14. Marten

    Marten Newbie

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    He used Adwords to drive traffic to his site.
     
  15. rush7

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    So simple and sooo sweet, there was a similar story when the whole charile sheen crack thing happened. Taking action on some creative thinking and an arsenal of black hat tools = $$$
     
  16. whatlljk

    whatlljk Regular Member

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    lollllllll that 10,000 units * $12/shirt = "guy makes $120,000"

    if you don't know the difference between revenue and profit you may as well kill yourself now
     
  17. syedtaha

    syedtaha Registered Member

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    should be adwords or some ppc and offline referrals.
     
  18. pixelgrinder

    pixelgrinder Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Lol about the revenue comment, so true though. If I told everyone how much I made in gross revenue people would think im filthy rich.
     
  19. rudyvise

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    you can't talk about obama bin laden ... its all fucked up anyway :D

    they put the seals in the sea and the terrorist in a hot air baloon. :baby09: