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A stupid girl's journey to Amazon

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by manyar, Aug 7, 2015.

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  1. manyar

    manyar Registered Member

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    Hey guys,

    Finally I make my first journey thread after lurking and reading this forum for years.
    I am a girl who knows nothing about IM, I only know about some stories of the successful IMers and their shared methods, without even taking serious action following them.

    Here's my background:
    Start online freelancing since 2009, I can do almost any odd jobs on contact finding, SEO, online reputation, etc

    I am quite a quick learner and able to adapt real smooth in regards to fulfill my clients' request and successfully make good long term relationship with them. Currently I'm working with 2 companies and have the obligation to spend 25 hours per week for both of them.

    My Amazon little story:
    As mentioned, I am stupid girl when it comes to IM. I did few things and left them behind and then forget them completely.

    What I remember is that I made a blogspot with baby products niche with all full copy paste contents (just 1 time working, setting the blogspot to auto repost from several other websites, and never even bothered with the SEO)

    Last time I remember that I received the notification for several months that the blogspot website actually generate commissions, around $1-5 per month until blogspot no longer support amazon.

    My serious plan:
    Spend 2 hours daily to create contents and promote. Just bought a domain and the web hosting, added few sub domains but haven't install anything yet.

    I will using the website and promotion process as my learning curve to success. I still have no idea what I will build and the niche, so I am welcoming ideas and suggestions from you, my fellow BHW members. I will greatly appreciate any support.

    My Target:
    - $100 nett margin by the end of August 2015
    - $200/month nett margin by the end of October 2015
    - $400/month nett margin by the end of January 2016
    - $800/month nett margin by the end of July 2016

    Bismillah. When there's a will, there's a way.

    PS. Sorry for the broken English.
     
  2. mak111

    mak111 Junior Member

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    Goodluck on your journey. Believe it or not you will hit those number fairly quickly if you stick to it. I was shocked that after 6-8 months one of my sites was making 1k a month consistently.
     
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    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    How often do you plan on updating this journey thread? All of that seems pretty reasonable and increasing your knowledge by testing the methods on the website is a great way to get hands-on experience, so good luck with your journey!

    By the way, based on past journey threads, prepare thyself for comments about your gender.
     
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    Shirko Regular Member

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    A stupid whaaat?

    hold on

    pics or it didn't happen
     
  5. XxUnivaxX

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    Haha Stupid GIRL who knows nothing about IM and is a member of this forum for about past 4 years.
    Yeah you got it right.


    P.s.. Good luck
     
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    Another I'm a girl thread.
     
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  7. manyar

    manyar Registered Member

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    Thanks for the support and also the clue.
    Do you use any paid promotion, or all organic?

    Thank you for the support and the warning LOL.
    Noted and lesson learned, so I know it's a bad thing to mention gender on this forum.

    I plan to update daily for the 1st (and perhaps 2nd) week during the preparation phase to keep me burning. However I will be weekly update and review my journey after.

    The 2nd warning about the gender mentioning. Noted and thanks :)

    Seriously, I'm stupid about IM and have too much to learn. Thank you for the support
     
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    Don't be so hard on yourself OP.

    I don't think you're stupid at all. Good luck on your journey though. :)
     
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  9. manyar

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    Additional information about the website and general plan:
    The domain is xxxxxx.com with very general meaning (similar meaning to "easy to do"). The plan is to create several sub domains and create each website based on the niche.

    My main traffic plan are facebook (free and paid ads) and twitter. I use to maintain thousands of Facebook accounts but quit last year so I will use new accounts for the promotion.
     
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  10. Zwielicht

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    xxxxxx.com: The leading XXX site on the net?
    [​IMG]

    With all joking aside, how do you plan on monetising the subdomains (Adsense, Amazon, affiliate marketing, etcetera)?
     
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    Yea good luck on your endeavors!
     
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    I have a few suggestions if you don't mind.

    First is that you forget about subdomains. Its better to have like pages/main categories ( keep everything on the main domain ) and it will be more beneficial for creating a strong authority site.

    category.domain,com
    if you are going for this, you will need to make separate seo for each subdomain.

    Probably you know that you need to do a KW research before writing about anything, I would target easy KW and adding 3-5 LSI in it. If your plan is to use social media, etc where you don't have need of any seo then F* KW research.


    Anyway good luck and I will follow you as I am planning to start my amazon niche site in few months.
     
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    I'm going to focus only on Amazon affiliate for this project.

    Thank you for the support!

    Thank you for the suggestion wizzard, your points are all absolutely right.
    It will be easier to maintain one single website rather than several sub domains, but I need the bolder plan since my domain name is too general.

    My short term focus is about to promote to right audience, so the right products will be the only matter to create the matched contents. My estimation, after a while the website will have strong points which later need to be SEO-ed.
     
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    Good luck for your journey mate. Keep updating !
     
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    This kind of titles are asking for trouble.

    I don't get why would you want to tell that you are a girl. You won't see any thread where people use titles like "I am a BOY/MEN".

    So that makes me think that you are looking for some advantages.
    Some (read 'most') men get in heat pretty fast, making them easy to trick. Hence the title of the thread, that makes most click just to look for a the 'girl' part, and not the journey.
    Plus, making titles like this (using adjectives, sparking curiosity) is not something that a 'stupid' person knows to do (conscious or not).

    There are plenty of women/girls on this forum and you don't see stating in public thread ''I'm a girl, this is my sells thread''. Not to mention that some of them are really professional when it comes to forum and IM business.

    In case you are not a girl, I got news. E-whoring methods are not allowed on this forum.

    ON_TOPIC: If you really are a girl, then 'Good luck with your journey'.
     
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    I disagree here. I think we just don't notice it, because we assume every new member is a dude anyway, and when a girl does come along, everyone assumes she has an ulterior motive, because she wasn't exactly what we were expecting.

    Good luck on your journey OP.
     
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    you are taking the first real steps, good luck , will be following
     
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    Hi stupid girl

    I am also stupid girl.
     
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    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I am... I am the hope of the universe.

    I am the answer to all living things that cry out for peace.

    I am protector of the innocent.

    I am the light in the darkness.

    I am truth.

    Ally to good!

    Nightmare to you!

    I am... Zwielicht...
     
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    Keep updating this thread! Hope that you will succeed your online business with Amazon and you reach earning $800/mo.