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Anybody still making money with Performance Payment?

Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by Angelus_1984, Dec 28, 2009.

  1. Angelus_1984

    Angelus_1984 Registered Member

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    ... cause I actually used to. My first pay was 190 USD for an investment of 25 USD for junk traffic. Fair enough for 15 minutes of work.

    Then when I wanted to scale it up my accounts got banned. I was too greedy and send too much traffic I admit it. Then I opened new accounts and scaled down just too see what happened and suddenly I would be only paid 29 USD for the same investment and the same traffic source, which would leave me with a pathetic profit of 5 USD per month.

    Does anybody still make money with performance payment and is willing to share his/her method?

    Thanks.
     
  2. CaptRU

    CaptRU Registered Member

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    I make a bit of extra cash through perfomance payment. After I get my articles published I just bookmark the link to literally 100's of different sites. I also spend about 30 minutes a day commenting on others articles on AC and most of the time they usually comment back on mine.
     
  3. ViciouS

    ViciouS Junior Member

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    wow. this is interesting. I havent really taken man approaches to boost my page views. right now i only get ones that would come naturally. i dont get that much per month from PV
     
  4. redtide1969

    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It all depends on a persons published article count, chosen keywords and SEO, and of course their promotion tactics. What's your approx. article count if you're only pulling $5 a month? With all of my accounts combined I'm averaging $400-$500 a month from just PV's, with my main account being a clout 10. Building high PV payments should be looked at as a longterm goal which is why I don't risk trying to use bought traffic anymore.

    I outlined a system about 15 pages back in the made $30" thread that talks about how to keep your W9 unverified accounts pulling performance payments as long as possible. The more room you leave yourself as far as when you stop submitting to an account for upfronts, the better. Spread it out over multiple accounts and you'll be in good shape.
     
  5. Angelus_1984

    Angelus_1984 Registered Member

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    Thanks for all of your suggestions

    @redtide1996

    I always submitted only 1 article for every account.

    But maybe my stats will become better... at least it shows an estimated payment 149 USD. Maybe this is due to the traffic problems of my junk traffic provider. Therefore the traffic was submitted in a different time frame as I expected.

    Are your methods outlined in your ebook still up to date? Especially since I am not a US resident I need a method to create verified accounts for upfront payment.
     
  6. redtide1969

    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Everything in it is as valid as it was when it was released other than a paragraph where I talk about the best way to submit to the news category (actually, that part is still valid also it's just that AC decided to stop offering upfronts for news).

    Btw, yes it shows you step by step all of the current methods for phone verifying your own accounts so there's no need to buy PVA's if you have the book.
     
  7. ethan1

    ethan1 Newbie

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    What is the best way to raise your page counts?? can you just refresh ?? or do you need a proxiy?? or somethign please help. Thanks. ON AC
     
  8. DocMello

    DocMello Newbie

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    I have close to 80 articles in my AC account, and currently pull in around $4 in PV each month. Haven't submitted anything new in ages, but still get my $4.

    Yeah, pitiful... I know.
     
  9. ethan1

    ethan1 Newbie

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    well lets find a way to get that number up to like 20k views a month.
     
  10. baphometslayer

    baphometslayer Newbie

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    redtide, how many articles do you have on your account that pulls in 400-500 a month.

    Is all the traffic natural or do you push traffic?
     
  11. redtide1969

    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    That's for the articles on all of my accounts combined. I've never done a total count so I'm not sure how many articles it is total.

    Yeah, I push traffic using the methods I've outlined in the "made $30" thread.