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[Already ongoing] SEO Journey to Passive Income (2k/month)

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Visual Eagle, Feb 16, 2018.

  1. Visual Eagle

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    Hello people of BHW :) hope you all are doing fine.

    So ... I have decided to open my Journey thread on BHW to keep track of things that I do on my authority website. Right now I only want to focus on this one website that I have already been focusing for the past 3 months even though I got lots of other projects on going (personal ones) beside the design work that I do. I kind of want to" pause designing" for a bit since its been 10 years that I have been doing this job that is why I went into the SEO game.

    Since running authority website isn't an easy task I actually have to outsource a few things. In my case these are content writer and SEO masters (for about 30-40% of link building on the website).

    Now let me quickly show you where I am with the rankings and my stats of the website (4 months old). Since it is an authority website I had to buy a new one as I wanted the perfect name.

    These are the main keywords that I want to rank for. Lots of LSI are on there with lower search volume but will pick up ranks once I get these on the top. I really need #1 rankings since traffic isn't that good because on some keywords there are some local maps listings ahead (because of keyword) but no where related (they just rank for some reason probably big authority).

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    My main focus is US so that will be 95% of traffic once I get it ranked. I also set in webmaster to only show in US search engine because no point in getting other traffic for now on my main page.

    Expenses

    Here I won't be counting on SEO tools that I bought even though they do help me with the website. If anyone is curious what services I have for all the website needs are:

    KWFinder
    Scrapebox
    GSA Contact Submitter (this will help me BIG TIME on my project)

    I have invested about $1k into the website in the following breakdown (sorry no exact numbers but you can expect them in the upcoming updates).

    Content: $350 (about)
    Link building: $300-400
    Hosting: $80
    Domain: $10
    Plugins for WP: about $50
    Website: FREE of course since I did it myself including all the designs on social profiles etc.

    MONEY EARNED: $120.48 + 15$ (yearly subscription)

    What am I about to do in the upcoming days:

    Was thinking on building a 60 - 120 seconds pro video for the front page to help me get more conversions hopefully even though my CR is about 50% (for now).

    Do some more keyword research to see what kind of content I should post next

    Do some interlinking on the current content to improve link juice, hopefully bringing better rankings in the next two months.

    Keep running instagram bot on my 2nd phone (its "free" and working good so why not) but only because I know how to make it work for free (its actually 8$ per month). I will be subscribing to Jarvee most probably once I get more funds rolling in.

    Let this be end for now. There is more stuff I kind of want to note down but I doubt its really needed.
     
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  2. Meddie

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    What soft or website did you use for tracking how keywords are going up or down on search engines ? Thanks
     
  3. Visual Eagle

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    I used serpbook trial because people are familiar with it. What I am using is kwfinders serpwatcher to track all keywords.

    Not sure why they have different search volume. I wonder which one people trust more.

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    Good lluc on the way
     
  5. siimv890

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    Is your first post first image screenshot of kwfinders serpwatcher?
    Good luck!!
     
  6. Visual Eagle

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    Thanks :) will probably need it haha as I am still not sure how to outrank my two competitors...

    That is serpbook tracking :)
    https://serpbook.com/offer-trial
     
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    lots of luck on this journey, is looking very good already. Who is hosting your website if i may ask?
     
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    I am hosting this website at thcservers for "various reasons" (they have thread on BHW). They been good so far with speed and everything though I do have a few different hostings and will later buy a dedicated server once I get everything properly started.
     
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    Just giving ranking updates :) I got some things planned today (building some SEO links from expired a bit rewritten unique content). I will post an update at the end of the day on what actually happend. I still need to finish one sales thread I am making so I wont fully focus on the site today.
     
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    Good luck!
     
  11. Visual Eagle

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    Thanks :)

    UPDATE:

    So I havent worked much on the website the past two days since some things came along that needed to be taken care of. I just finished beer etiquete design for a friend and still working on one sales thread since the deadline we agreed on was 21st but enough about the other work. Here is what I did for the website (while it isnt much ... its something).

    I fixed the website directory so people can now actually submit stuff onto it without any problems (already got few verified listings up) which took me quiet some time actually but I still think its small work.

    I also bought proxies from Proxymillion (19$) so I can finally use my old scrapebox to scrape businesses contact pages and then use GSA contact submitter to send them a message :)

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    And yay I got a conversion (timeframe 2 days) ^^

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    I got two scraped articles prepared to be posted on the following two websites:

    www.blogster.com 67 Do follow
    www.storeboard.com 57 Do follow

    I am still looking for a video script writer. If anyone knows any good one then kindly recommend :) that is it for now.. Expect another update I think by the evening once I am back from the dentist.
     
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    Good luck! :) Can't wait to see what kind of progress you make this site is off to an incredible start.

    You're taking a break from designing? :( I was going to use your designing expertise on an upcoming project.
     
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    How are you going to monetize traffic? Adsense, Clickbank, amazon or ?
     
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    I want to take a break but I still got some projects left to be done :) people are not letting me which I don't mind but I kind of need to focus more on the website if I want to get anything done. For now I still am working so don't hesitate to contact me pref via skype.

    Since I do have directory up I will try and make some $$$ via that. Otherwise you can actually see I will be doing pay per call from SEO traffic (never really done it). I did however promote PPCall and I kind of liked it more then CPA (but could be just me).

    I forgot to mention...

    I did the interlinking part that I mentioned at the 1st post :)
     
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    good luck
     
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    Thanks :)

    Quick update.. I don't need video script writer anymore since a friend of mine that I havent heard for the past year or so contacted me (like two days ago but I didnt see on my bombed skype).

    Maybe I will have the video animated and made by the end of the weekend since it will probably be around 30s long based on the talk we had (had good arguments actually to make me reconsider the length).
     
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  17. Visual Eagle

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    Curious on what you people think?

    Since I dont know that much about hosting PBNs can anybody help me in that department? I would assume it would be good to purchase a shared hosting somewhere and host a few domains on there (probably way better then those specific PBN hostings)?

    What I have planned for today:

    Do some research on expired domains and auctioned domains to grab me some solid domains in the niche for my own PBN network on which I will build a legit website of at least 500 words (I will hire someone) and then link back to my main website as well as use new phone number, which would be routed to the main one to collect calls. People might be surprised hearing some other company name when connected to the call but I think that can be overcome with some calls service that offer IVR.

    Start working on my video. The script is solid and should be ready to go! It will probably be an animated video or maybe 3D will see.

    Probably finish one sales thread design that I am also working on.

    I will use Linkminer to do research for domains though I would probably still prefer to have ahrefs but its damn expensive so no.
     
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  18. Visual Eagle

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    Quick update because why not :)

    I did some fixes on the website and well got 1 conversion. THE CTR THOUGH.
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    Now I wonder how pulling 1k visitors to the website will do :) I guess we shall see once I get this ranked (whenever that will happen). Copywriting played a big role in my conversion rate. At my own writing I had about 20% meaning 2 paid calls from 10 now its usually 8 if not 9 out of 10.

    I need to get new content for my website but still need to do research on what to actually write on.. Or maybe I might go ahead and update my older posts with more information since they all got around 1k words.
     
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    ...Try make sure you're pulling from the same COUNTRY target - That could be bring about diff in SV.
     
  20. alternox

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    Which network u use for PPCall and do you know any good networks that don't require phone call interviews?

    BTW, are there any PPC networks that can pay you through Payoneer?