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Affiliate Niche Site - How long did it take before you started earning?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by spunkz, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. spunkz

    spunkz Newbie

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    I need some inspiration! I've started to create a couple niche websites that upsell Amazon Affiliate links. Adsense might be added to these sites later on, but for now I'm just focusing on article content, adding products, and getting listed on the Big G.

    For those who have experience creating similar Niche blogs - how long didn't it take before you started to see sales?
     
  2. fuzzy_corleone

    fuzzy_corleone Regular Member

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    I'm on the same boat as you. I'd imagine you'll start earning as soon as you're on the first page of the google SERPs.
     
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  3. switch_2012

    switch_2012 Power Member

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    It depends on the niche you picked - if its a low competition you'll see results in weeks.

    If you are planing on putting Ad.sense, leave it for a few days cz of the new panda update + dont put more than two ads on the same page..

    Good luck!
     
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  4. spunkz

    spunkz Newbie

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    switch,

    I use adsense on some of my news-related websites. But figured I'd would keep them off the affiliate sites for now since the goal is to get people to click on my affiliate links. Thanks for the advice :)

    Perhaps I should have posted this in the affiliate section! Doh!
     
  5. fuzzy_corleone

    fuzzy_corleone Regular Member

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    Are you going for a microniche website or an authority site with lots of content?
     
  6. spunkz

    spunkz Newbie

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    They are brand review sites. So, I guess you'd call that microniche? The content is 250 - 500 words written by me, and 150 - 300 words quoting other reviews. And I'm targeting low competition, 1500+ /mo searches, keywords.
     
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  7. fuzzy_corleone

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    Sounds good I guess.

    I'm outsourcing all of my SEO services. All I have to do is wait for the site to rank.
     
  8. fuzzy_corleone

    fuzzy_corleone Regular Member

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    You should update us with your progress. I'm curious about your results.
     
  9. jdanswers

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    There is no "Holy Grail" to this. You need to find a product that is in demand most of the time and build around it. It can be a Review site or blog that is targeted to that niche. You can do Adwords or some similar pay-per-click program to deliver instant traffic and, hopefully, instant sales. Keep browsing BHW. There is a TON of information that is given generously by members. You just need to pick an approach, twist it to your needs, and take action!

    I hope this helps and gives you some direction.
     
  10. don3149

    don3149 Junior Member

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    bro,

    I have the same kind of sites. Do your SEO, BL to good forums, MANUALLY. the kind you have to register for. Dont go 40K blasts of BS sites. Does nothing good.....I scrape 10-20 or so sites a week, high PR, authority forum type sites. While your are BLing on these forums, make your posts (original) and market your products..........this will do more for your sales then waiting for your site to rank.

    peace
     
  11. oppredfsaer76

    oppredfsaer76 Newbie

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    It takes a lot of time.........
     
  12. 10zen

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    simple review site(actually on blogger) got 2 sales within 1 week. But not from amazon. depends on your niche i guess. If someone comes to read your review mean they are interested in the product.

    It's getting visitors the main part. Why don't you try some product from CB or some vendors which via pp..

    SEO is always good. Do some Y/As too. It's very good.
     
  13. Wealthy Wisdom

    Wealthy Wisdom Power Member

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    Hey,

    Just made my first amazon sale yesterday. My sites only been up 2 months
    They fell for the 1000+ word review... haha