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Check out this project of mine

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by blanko, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. blanko

    blanko BANNED BANNED

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    I've been working on this site for some time now and I am getting pretty close to completing it. I thought I'd share it here to hopefully get some feedback.

    With this site users are required to complete a series of tasks. Some of which allow me to get free rewritten content, completed cpa offers, social traffic, etc.

    I've done some small testing and so far the results are looking alright. The next big step for me will be building up profitable traffic and setting up a variety of sources to resell the content.

    I do not want to post a direct link to my site and I ask that you guys don't either please.

    Anyways, if any of you want to check out what I've put together, here is a link to it: http://bit.ly/zFjcdx
     
  2. makinsales

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    I think its pretty sweet man, I like the design. Looks like it will convert
     
  3. jon_xx_x

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    Site looks nice. Idea is not.
    Retract. Okay, at first I thought it was just a site that displayed CPA offers, which I thought was absolutely retarded because it's hard enough to get people to do offers, but then I see your actual plan and it's pretty cool. I think it's a great concept, but I think if it actually works you're going to have a lot of problems with people trying to rip it off, automation, etc.

    Do people even get iphones, etc for doing CPAs? I've never actually followed through to see how they actually work and how the company makes money lol.
     
  4. blanko

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    Thanks for your input. I have done some testing and people actually do go through most the steps. I tried out some very targeted traffic and had something like 40% of the people that hit my page attempt to get whatever reward (this also brought in around $650 in cpa commissions.)

    As for security, I have several different measures set in place for this, including a TOS. But to be honest, not many people will actually go through all the steps, like getting the required # of referrals. But by the time they get to this step, I already have what I want. And yes, I will actually send the rewards out, but I expect the number of people that qualify to be minimal.
     
  5. blanko

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    And before someone mentions it, I know that some of the steps on my site are completely useless. The point of these are just to get the user into the flow and to also try and imply that the following steps will be just as simple.
     
  6. jon_xx_x

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    I was playing around to see, and it wouldn't get past the FB page. I liked it but still wouldn't let me go past.
     
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  7. blanko

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    Hm, looks like facebook made some changes. Thanks for pointing that out. The other social options will work if you are still wanting to get past that step, just hit the 'request new task' button.
     
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    I don't use any other ones so I couldn't skip that step lol
     
  9. ohaider

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    Okay round 2 since it gave me an error posting the first time:

    Hey man, figured I'd chime in. Remember what I say is just trying to help you and make sure you succeed. No hard feelings or attempts to down your spirits:

    Constructive Criticism:

    Change Recently Rewards to Recent Rewards for proper English

    Change the Contact Us to a picture like you have in the Connect tab, it will look more fluid and not out of place.

    Expansion of choices? A larger selection will appeal to more people, so have at it! Perhaps add a custom Amazon module to let you carve the steps needed for the said custom chosen item?

    First task has no filter for curse words or anything racist/hatespeech/intolerance/etc.
    You also can have both being the same caption and pass.

    Unique rewrite has no filter to check if the person copy and pasted the text.
    No word filter as well.

    No word filter on the comment task either. You just are able to type "a a a .... a" 24 times to pass

    Plus one should have the plus one go invisible if possible once they click it to negate people retracting their plus ones. At the moment if you click it and then unclick it, you can still go onto the next stage.

    Email field accepts disposable mails like 10minutemail, guerrillamail, etc. Also custom emails as well (for example: [email protected]) Perhaps a filter for all common mail extensions (gmail, ymail, hotmail, live, etc) would be best.

    I didn't go further, but I would suggest you make sure whatever you do you cover your costs and truly ship out to the people when they complete the task. Your reputation will tank if you are lying, but it will go viral if you truly do pay out. Cover your overhead and maintain a steady profit. Focus more on your ability to get unique content and comments as that could easily be worth the site's creation time.

    Best of luck

    -Ohaider
     
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    I like it (only looked at it for a bit though). I'd have to go deeper to give it a better review... I'll get back to ya.
     
  11. blanko

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    Wow, that is some great feedback ohaider! Thanks a lot for taking the time to do that. Some of those things were on my to do list, but others I hadn't thought of yet.

    Any other feedback?
     
  12. NeoPat

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    Your facebook option does not work
     
  13. NeoPat

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    ok first of all you need to set out the requirements for the referrals you want user to do with their unique referral code, as of right now its just we sign 10 or so people up and get our gift, if you want otherwise you should indicate or make it available in the FAQ specifically as then that could be seen as misleading
     
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    Before the user begins, it says that they must complete 8 tasks. The referral step is #7, so they know that there is another step they must do before qualifying for the rewards.
     
  15. NeoPat

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    i was more hinting towards your FAQ section mate
     
  16. smallgiant

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    What are some of the more "difficult" steps you have? Are you using these just to prevent people from finishing or is it just a more demanding task?

    You always need to consider profitability and I guess something akin to return customers. You should add easy $5 PayPal for some simple tasks. Something that would add an easy legitimacy to the site.

    They would try that first and see that it works. Then they would be more willing to complete the harder stuff.
     
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    overall like the site and the structure! Think you've put something neat and different together, and the simple tasks up front make it more unassuming.

    good luck!