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Back to the future - Adsense journey to $100/day

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by ruicosta, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. ruicosta

    ruicosta Regular Member

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    Hey guys!

    Let me start with an introduction. I've been in IM game since 2005 and I've been mostly working in adult niche. Somewhere around 09 I have sold everything and focused on college education. Since then, I've made and sold couple of mainstream sites and made some money but nothing stable or recurring.

    Bluematter's spoon feeding thread (http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...g-have-done-before-now-showng-you-how-do.html) inspired me (thanks again mate!) to get into IM again and finally start earning as much as I can.

    Although PPD+YT or CPA methods can make me more money faster, I want to take this slow and achieve stable passive income and an asset which can be sold in the future.

    I can promise you three things:

    1. This journey will not be abandoned
    2. I will definitely make some mistakes, and I will learn from them
    3. I will be focused and will commit to the method

    My plan is to make at least 5 websites by the end of the year. Each of the sites is targeting a mid-high paying kw with more than 5000 searches + at least 5-10 long tails. I plan to keep adding content to the sites on a regular basis and make them authority sites in the distant future. :)

    After I finish each site, I will launch a seo campaign for it and hopefully get to the page 1 of the big G.

    I will share all my steps with you, as well as earnings and traffic.

    By the end of the year, I hope that I will have 5 sites, each earning at least $20 daily.

    Day 1 update coming up in second post.

    Let the games begin! :)
     
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  2. Grandiser12

    Grandiser12 Registered Member

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    Thanks for sharing and good luck , i will be following this thread , i v been always intrested in adsense
     
  3. ruicosta

    ruicosta Regular Member

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    Day 1

    I've found my first keyword - SpyFu Keyword.png

    As you see, it has 5400 exact us monthly searches and a fairly high CPC by SpyFu. I figure that I'd get around 68% (I've read that somewhere) of that amount for each click. Ofcourse, out first job is to create the site and make it good. :)

    Our top 10 competition is - competition.png

    It looks fairly easy to rank and I am not worried about that part either. I have a list of related keywords and long tails and will go through it later to pick the best out of them.

    I bought a dot com EMD with a suffix and istalled WP on it. I'm not yet done with all the tweaking and settings but I have installed the following plugins:

    - All in One SEO
    - Google Analytics for WP
    - Google XML Sitemaps
    - Login Lockdown
    - Quick Adsense
    - Wordpress Database Backup
    - WP-PostRatings
    - WP Super Cache

    - Sociable

    As many of you have probably figured, these are the exact plugins used by Sam in his thread. Well, he knows what he is doing and who am I to oppose him? :) I think that these are more than enough, why make your site slower and overly complicated. We need visitors to click on the ads, not to get lost in all the cool widgets on your site.

    I haven't chosen a theme yet, although I have few personal favorites to check out.

    For the rest of the day I will pick out the remaining keywords and do some more kw research for my second site.

    Total spent: $2.17 (domain with a godaddy coupon)
    Total earned: $0

     
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    kinlee Supreme Member

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    Good luck OP! :eek:
     
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    trickster23 Registered Member

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    subscribed to thread , i ll be following your journey :)
     
  6. S E O

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    Good luck op May you wish your goal
    cheers
     
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    AmaD€US Junior Member

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    subscribed as well :)
    Good Luck OP with your Journey :D
     
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    That's one hell of a keyword. Good luck op!
     
  9. krishnacode360

    krishnacode360 Power Member

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    Also use social share locking plugin, it will help you in increasing social share.
     
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    anhcuti24 Newbie

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    good luck OP.
     
  11. qlwik

    qlwik Newbie

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    I'm also have same plans in future, but now I have no time for this :) good luck
     
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    Awesome. Will follow (is there an option on this forum to follow a thread?)

    What tool / site did you use to get the results in your 2nd image?
     
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    Thanks a lot guys! Will keep you posted, the main reason why I made this thread is to keep myself motivated and focused but maybe it will help someone else also. :)

    It took me some time to find it...I think it can do well. ;)

    Forgot to mention, I installed Sociable plugin as well. I will try to edit the post.

    Thanks and good luck guys!
     
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    Good luck dude:)
     
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    ok888 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I been in the Adsense for awhile now Its not what it used to be


    I hope u r prepare for it but anyway I wish u the best of luck!!!
     
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    au2mopi Junior Member

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    good luck
    i am begining my journy to , but i don't have the courage to post a thread about it
    can you tell me what is the best way to get the content ? should i buy articles (i am affraid that the writer will steal my niche and the article) ? if yes , what do you recommend ? fiverr ? writeraccess ? other ?
    the money is not a problem
    or write articles by myself ? which is going to be slow because i have to do research and improve my article , it might be 1 article every 3 days


    and how many post should i have ? can i post 10 articles and leave the blog on autopilot ?
     
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    good luck mate. can u please tell me which software you using to check top 10 competitor ?
     
  18. ruicosta

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    I think you can't go wrong with a reputable service provider here on BHW. I am not going to promote anyone as I have used few of them and although some were better than others, nobody tried to steal my KWs. :)

    I wouldn't post 10 articles and forget about it...keep the articles coming in a tempo of, lets say, 1-2 a week.
     
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    Traffic Travis, free edition
     
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    I can't decide on which theme to choose? All that I like aren't Adsense optimized and I doubt that my CTR would be ok...on the other hand, Adsense optimized ones are ugly as f***.

    Should I go over the top with a modern minimalistic theme or just stick to keep things simple? :)