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Can you make money with wordpress?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by BlueKush, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. BlueKush

    BlueKush Newbie

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    Can you make any kind of money monetizing wordpress?

    I have a gaming site, and it is updated every 30 minutes or so with the latest news from the top tier gaming sites. I was wondering if there was any way to monetize this? If so, What is the best way.

    If I cannot monetize via wordpress, What is the best way to maximize profits on a gaming niche? I have looked into list building, but I have NO IDEA what anyone is talking about. Read multiple tutorials, and I don't understand it. If people really make that much doing list building, could i make good money building a list around a gaming site, and if so, where should I start?

    Also, I am a member of CPA sites, but I can't seem to get anyone to click and convert. Hell, I can't even get the ads to should up on my site lol. I've read so much on these subjects, that now I just confuse myself. I read so many different ways, and the more I think about trying to make money, the more confused I get.
     
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  2. PHPInjected

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    If your website publishes tutorials, you can. There are a few ways to make money with a gaming site. Establish yourself among the gaming community and have your own ads up. That means playing those games and carefully spamming your websites name around within their forums.

    For list building, I suggest you offer them something on top of news. Perhaps tutorials on games ( you can link out to a popular streamer or walkthrough YT channel or even create your own). Then the visitors would have an incentive to give them your email.

    Once you are a bit more established (your websites name is known, at least referenced in the gaming community), you could sell ad space. All of this would require an extensive plan but I see it working out in the end for you financially if you do it.
     
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  3. smartboyhere

    smartboyhere Power Member

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    Op, how many unique visitors do you get for your website directly? What's your traffic source? Is they are targeted visitors?
     
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  4. BlueKush

    BlueKush Newbie

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    So, Just forget about Affiliate? Because I am not understanding how to get conversions. No matter what I do.

    I just put it up about 2 days ago, but, today I have had about 450. Tomorrow should be more. Traffic source is Fb, and Instagram. Visitors are targeted.

    I am asking for future references btw. Because I have had sites that have had 1000's per day. I just did not know how to monetize.
     
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  5. Jobdollarr

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    You have to try one, and you focus on it.

    I recommend selling your own gaming products. Or pay per download if you attractive game
     
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    My small idea was for long term money, it just needed to be planned appropriately. If you want to generate conversions then target the right demographic. Try youtube gaming channels, try twitter gaming profiles. Use social media for your exposure. I am assuming you are starting with none?
     
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    uchiha.jain Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Here's a simple way to monetize your gaming website. Promote G2A. It's a marketplace where game keys are available at a 20-50% discount. When someone signs up as your invitee they are added to your 'team'. You get a small commission everytime they buy a game. They also have a 3 Tier aff program. Pretty nice IMO.
    Here's a price comparison of games released this year: http://bit.ly/1ydI5EY (Feel free to verify and reuse the raw data)
    You can sign up here
    Aff link: http://g2a.com/r/paul
    Non-aff link: http://g2a.com/goldmine
    The program is pretty self explanatory but if you need any help, PM me or post here
     
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    mesbahuddin Junior Member

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    These are some ways of making money with gaming website
    1. Google Adsense

    2.Sponsors, direct advertising This has been my second source of revenue for a little while: by removing the intermediates (in my case, google adsense) and contacting directly advertisers, you can possibly find a way to increase your ads revenue, while still being a good deal for advertisers. They pay less, you get more, everybody's happy. You can try http://propellerads.com/info_pub. They are offering highest CPM rate. They will allow you to use direct ads.As a Publisher, you will be given a link to send visitors that can be used for:

    your own banners or buttons - text links (blind links allowed)
    redirects
    content lockers
    pop-ups

    3.Amazon

    Amazon is a reputable company with a great affiliates program. It didn't work in my case because my site's audience was too young to be ready to buy lots of stuff, despite a strong interest in video games. With a niche blog or website, having a quite mature audience (>25 yo), amazon might stand a chance.
     
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    nanavlad Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    If you can get 450 uniques after 2 days. you should find it easy to make money

    PM me and ill try and give you some free advice. Game traffic is not that difficult to monetize
     
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    G2A is a waste of time, you'll only earn pennies. My vote, free games PPL offers.
     
  11. JackTheStripper

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    I monetized my Wordpress bloopers website with Mylikes and Adsense, and my adult Wordpress websites with CrackRevenue Ads
     
  12. CrakRevenue

    CrakRevenue Power Member Enterprise Member

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    Hi Blue,

    You bet you can monetize your WordPress site!

    Our network, CrakRevenue, is a CPA network that provides adult offers for you to promote. We're known for our online dating/webcam offers & partnershops.

    Not only do we have a bunch of PPL/PPS programs, but we at times have special MAINSTREAM Gaming offers one can promote. This varies from time to time, but if you're serious about monetizing your gaming site you should send us a message or add me on Skype (Crak_Eric).

    Also, our ads will display ;-) If we talk, I'll make sure you don't leave confused! :)


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