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Finally made my first $150!

Discussion in 'CPA' started by artizhay, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. artizhay

    artizhay BANNED BANNED

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    Well about a month ago my parents said I needed to start setting aside $150 per month to help pay off my college loan (half my tuition) when I graduate.

    ...right, like I wanted to do that.

    Anyway, I had no choice, but it pained me to have to give that money up. So I scoured the Web looking for new ways to make money. I was already a member of BHW, but I resourced it mostly for blackhat SEO techniques. I read around though and discovered CPAs and affiliate marketing.

    It looked promising so I thought I'd give it a try. I tried a lot of things over the past month to see how they went. Set up some autoblogs, added some Amazon affiliate products, promoted dating sites, did CL posts. All of those combined made me $17, so I looked for better methods.

    I applied to some CPA networks (mainly no-phone ones because I don't like the phone...) and got accepted to three. I took some code and techniques and made a new website and started promoting it on Twitter.

    Twitter banned me. Whoops.

    So I went to Facebook and bought up some ad coupons. I started seeing leads immediately and it looked promising, so I implemented some of the techniques on another site of mine that provides a free service. I figured people would jump through a few hoops to access a service that is usually at a premium rate. And they did.

    So in the past 12 days (more like 10 but we'll say 12 to be safe), I've made $150. My original goal was just $75 to make up at least half my monthly tuition contribution.

    Of course I'm pretty happy and grateful. I know many people here go months without a penny to show for it before they start making cash.

    I'm going to keep working hard and in February I hope to cross $350. =]
     
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  2. thebluewonderland

    thebluewonderland Newbie

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    Great to hear it dude! I'm working on learning myself, in the process of applying to several CPA networks. Going to call Max Bounty tomorrow.
     
  3. rprabu

    rprabu Power Member

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    Thats nice to know.. keep rocking bro..
     
  4. eyeshezzy

    eyeshezzy Junior Member

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    keep at it... the first 150$ is the hardest!
     
  5. artizhay

    artizhay BANNED BANNED

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    Thanks guys. =D I now have people messaging me regularly asking for my site info, niche, and method.

    ...yeah, okay.

    The same info I used to make my money is still available on the forum. ;)
     
  6. EmpireQuality

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    Awesome man. Keep scaling up! But how exactly did you implement your facebook method with multiple ad coupons? I tried it but my facebook account got banned for suspicious payments activity. Feel free to PM me if you don't want to post here. I will really appreciate it. thanks
     
  7. JackSparrow

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    Keep going dude you'll soon be in the green, just think how you will feel when you make your first $1000.

    You've already taken the first biggest step and that is by taking action and making dollars from it.

    Share your money making methods by all means, but always keep your particular niche to yourself.

    GOOD LUCK!!
     
  8. kirkonpolttaja

    kirkonpolttaja Senior Member

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    awesome dude! :) keep up the good work and think a way to expand.
     
  9. devroute

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    congrats :D
     
  10. GhostVision

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    guys like you... motivates me even more :) keep up the good work :cool:
     
  11. j.v.eeckelenburgh

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    Are the CPA offers relevant to the free service you're offering?
     
  12. mendel10

    mendel10 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    congrats dude!:)
     
  13. CoyoteAssassin

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    Thanks for taking the time to share your story. IM does work. All too often people give up before they have a chance to be successful.

    Most likely, what you are doing today is not what you will be doing in 9 months. Your technique will develop and soon your 150 will be in one week and then in one day and then in one hour.

    Stay humble and always help another.
     
  14. Lex Luthor

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    I really like this post. As a college students I think we have to take advantage of the fact that were in a position where we don't have to work (full time) and pay bills and and all that other annoying shlt. We are wealthy in time and if we can invest that time correctly we can benefit immensely . We have the potential to be IM kings/masters of the black hat way if we try.

     
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    Nice work my friend !
     
  16. facebookdude

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    Scale scale scale! That's the way youngin!
     
  17. rebbeca

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    Pretty nice.
    Keep it going and hopefully make it bigger!
     
  18. Black_Hat_HD

    Black_Hat_HD Newbie

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    i'm glad for you.keep makin money!
     
  19. themvf

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    Nice job! Are you sticking with FB now?
     
  20. nice1

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    good stuff well done : D -- keep on going - i bought a big tv last year and supised allmy friends and fam - feels real good cos i was always shit at school ha