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Amazon Affiliate Journey - Fresh Site to $5k/Month by Jan/2018

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by iJonnyx, Jul 22, 2017.

  1. iJonnyx

    iJonnyx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I've decided to start a fresh journey with a fresh site. My goal is simple. Reach $5k per month by January 2018. With the aim to sell the site around mid next year.

    I did have another journey, where two sites are currently making $4k/month. The sites are still going well, however, my initial aim with that journey was to show everyone how it's done. I wanted to show the process involved and document everything (like finances). I lost track and I failed in doing that.

    Here comes the fresh site. Brand new domain registered 3 weeks ago.

    My plan:
    • Monetisation by Amazon Affiliates
    • Targeting multiple low competition niches
    • Upload content regularly (1k words per day)
    • I'll be backlinking with PBNs and out reach
    • Aggressive as I can be. My target is ambitious, to say the least. I've got 5 months to hit my goal. Which means aggressive links and emailing potential out reach sites every day
    • I'll be documenting everything I do, from content to linking to finances
    Expenses so far:
    • $9 domain
    • $220 on content (22k words)
    • $5 Vultr VPS (monthly)
    • $99 Ahrefs (monthly)
    What I've done far:
    • Identified a few niches
    • Registered domain
    • Installed Wordpress and a very simple, clean theme
    • Uploaded 22k words of content (2 weeks ago)
    • Optimised site for on-page SEO
    Initial cost: $333

    Current word count on site
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    Current rankings (site is 3 weeks old)
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  2. MisterF

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    Following with interest.

    Sure you'll knock this out of the park!
     
  3. Duckula

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    Following you mate good luck! Also saw your sample site from sales thread it was well made. I am sure you will do great.
     
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  4. Tove

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    Nice!
    Have any specific plan for outreach?
    And what about pillow links?

    Good luck!
     
  5. K.H.R

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    Bookmarked Your Journey, willing to follow your journey everyday. Please keep updating.

    Hope Your Success...

    Cheers...
     
  6. clibbi

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    Good luck on this journey! will be following
     
  7. Zbigniew

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    Following. I saw in your other thread that you are from the UK. Are you aiming towarda uk amazon or us?

    Safe fam
     
  8. kickasss

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    I'll be following this closely.
     
  9. axekicker

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    Would start one soon too! Did you outsource the contents?
     
  10. Thanksyouall

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    This is really impressive for a 3-week old site. Have you done some off-page seo? What about the on-page seo, like keyword density, 1.5% for one word, 1% for two-word keyword? Also, just commented on your sales thread. Expecting to see the sample.
     
  11. BestDayEver

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    Definitely going to be keeping track of this, going to pay close attention because as of now, I'm building an IG around my niche which is evergreen without a lot of competition, and once I get it to where I want it to be, I'm going to make a website and direct traffic to it from the IG. Going to be 50% reviews, and 50% information that's valuable.

    This will definitely be helpful for me to understand what goes into making a website suitable for making money from amazon affiliates.

    Best of luck on your journey, definitely rooting for you!
     
  12. rl421403

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    WTF! How did you secure these ranks within 3 weeks with a brand new domain?
    Do you have any post where you explained what exactly did you do in first 4 weeks? I would like to learn more.

    Following your journey! And best of luck but I don't think you need it though.
     
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  13. PixelMathis

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    is setting up wordpress on vultr complicated?
     
  14. iJonnyx

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    I'm aiming US traffic but I'll definitely get sales from UK Amazon too.

    I don't pay too much attention to keyword density, as long as I'm not too high. No off-page SEO has been done. Just solid on-page.

    Low competition niche.

    They have an auto install feature. Just simple click "Wordpress" under the applications section. That's it.
     
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    k thanks. are you using ssl and how's their speed?
     
  16. LuckyCharm007

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    Define on-page if it's not keyword density related? That's some pretty impressive results for a fresh 3 weeks old website targeting commercial keywords with no SEO done.

    Good luck with your journey!
     
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    Didn't know that. Will be sure to look into them some more.
    Can you download and setup other programs just as easily? I heard it's best to download something called "varnish" when self managing hosting
     
  18. zphanjakidze

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    Good luck, I will check the thread every week!
    Recommending to find articles on expired domains, you will get unique articles for free.
     
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    With these volumes? I guess you find a gold mine. GL with your journey!
     
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    Good luck with your journey! May I know where are you sourcing your articles from?