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For Noobs - Getting Started for $1

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by nam6641, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. nam6641

    nam6641 Supreme Member

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    This is nothing new, but for the noobs who are just starting out and can't afford BH software, or expensive hosting, or whatnot this is a solid, simple, working, cheap thing to get started and start building a blackhat bankroll to use for bigger things.

    I did a test on this recently, it worked out well, now i'm outsourcing it all and will be making nice $$$ with no work on my end.

    I'll even give you my niche: Las Vegas (per click i'm getting anywhere from $0.50 to $3.11 through Adsense)

    What to do:

    -Buy a .info domain name. Related to your topic. It costs $1 on godaddy.

    -If you can't afford hosting then pick up some free hosting. Google it. You only need to create a simple 3 page site.

    -Create the index page so that adsense dominates it. I have an adsense banner at the very top. I have one along the left hand side, one along the right hand side, and text links going across under my site banner (to trick people into thinking they are for site navigation).

    -Put the minimal amount of content on the homepage so that the ads stand out more. Use meta tags relating to your niche (for my example, mine were las vegas hotels, las vegas casinos, las vegas deals, etc..). And put a few sentences on the homepage about your niche. You need your Google ads to pick up keywords to give you the good paying ads.

    -Put a link to a 2nd page (where you will write up some good content, this way if Google checks out your site they will see there is actual content on it) and put a link to a privacy policy page.

    All this should take you less then an hour. And the nice thing is you can then take your 3 pages, use the same format, and just change your content and upload it to a new site, should take you 15 minutes to create each site after the first so you can knock out a lot of these per day.

    Now, go out and promote your site. First, wait for your Google ads to display. In my example, the ads are mostly for hotel deals in Las Vegas. Now promote that. You can do this for free if you have no cash. Go to forums, message boards, craigslist, comment in blogs, anywhere relating to your niche. Post something along the lines of "there are great coupon codes to get hotel rooms in Las Vegas for $5 per night. Check out www.MYSITE.com". They will go there. And then it is a statistics game, out of 100 people who visit you'll get some percentage that will click an ad.
    If you have money, you can use PPV. The more general a keyword the cheaper it usually is. So i bid $0.01 per view on the phrase "las vegas". I also bid on the hotel sites for las vegas hotels. I get targeted traffic there cheap, and depending on how well the CPC pays, I can usually break even on 1 click per 100 views, and anything above that i'm making a profit. And you don't even need to spend time on backlinking and hoping for good google SERP.

    And that's the general idea. You can throw some twists on there like "send this page to 10 friends and get a free night at a hotel" and then have them input 10 emails and have a basic email sent out to their friends (so you get free traffic). You obviously dont give a free hotel room but what can they do. Etc...

    I dont know all google's TOS, but i believe the way i set it up it abides by the rules.


    So for the poor noobs who have no money and don't understand the more complex methods, get $1 and go and do this. You should be making $10/day at the absolute least per day doing this, and when you ramp this up you can easily reach $100 per day. If not then you're being lazy and you don't deserve to make money online.
     
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  2. toxtom

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    If you can't afford hosting don't go for free one but register at hostgator and take their 1cent hosting and just keep taking new account every month until you have enough money!
    And if you don't even have that $1 , PM me I will send you!
     
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  3. xtroublex

    xtroublex Registered Member

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    I think that anyone should be able to afford hosting. GoDaddy has a 6.99 a month account. If you follow what is written above every day, it seems you should be making way more than the cost of hosting.

    Hell I can scam 7 bucks a month... :D
     
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    xtroublex Registered Member

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    What format of ads do you use? What seems to work best to draw clicks?
     
  5. penfish35

    penfish35 Newbie

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    That's a good condensed explanation on a do-able plan, for noobs to earn a decent starter income, and just as importantly, to see that this whole IM/BH stuff can actually work for them too.
    Also, you explained it very well in easy to follow steps - which is what folks really need when starting out.

    Well done nam6641 good input. Thanks given.

    Cheers
    Penfish35
     
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  6. freefox

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    nice startup plan for someone
     
  7. nam6641

    nam6641 Supreme Member

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    I've tested the ads (keep in mind for the Las Vegas niche) and what works best is having the 728x90 Text ads only banner at the very top. a 160x600 text only skyscraper only on the left hand side, and a 160x600 image only skyscraper on the right hand side (and then the 5 ad horizontal link banner where your navigation bar would normally go).
    the image ad pays the most per click, but you get a lot better click through with a text ad at the top.
     
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  8. nam6641

    nam6641 Supreme Member

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    per PM requests i'm attaching a screenshot of what the las vegas site looks like (screenshot is the top 75% of the site... the blacked out section is my basic content)
     

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  9. xtroublex

    xtroublex Registered Member

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    So if I am reading this correctly, you have 2 sets of ads at the top? the 728x90 text only and the 5 ad horz link banner?
     
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    xtroublex Registered Member

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    Never mind, just saw the screenshot. ;)
     
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    xtroublex Registered Member

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    Should the second page have ads as well or just content?
     
  12. silntrunin

    silntrunin Registered Member

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    Test it and find out. Not being nasty but thats the only way to know for sure. Do a split test. Go with no ads on the 2nd page for a month or 2 and then then add some ads and see how it affects your stats.

    silntrunin
     
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    Great share Nam. Its not just recommended for Newbies but also people trying to venture into adsense. Whats your adsense click thru for that set up you described if i may ask?
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  14. CMS2009

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    Totally agree, similar in a fashion to a blog farm.

    Basically, you wanna spend the next 100 days creating one of these sites a day, and a few hours on promotion. Basic spamming should do nicely. Even the dumbest should be able to glean a buck a day from each site. Worst case scenario, in three months time you are in the 100 a day club, and thats face it, 100 a day is the first point of aim for the noob.

    More likely your sites wil pull closer to 4 or 5 bucks a day, and thats good money anywhere
    Good work and very well explained OP.
     
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  15. sxmcdo6

    sxmcdo6 Newbie

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    any good way to determine what keywords will provide you with the higher paying clicks for adsense? is there a keyword tool for adsense, obviously im a newb and have never worked with it.
     
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    Good tutorial thanks.

    What do you use to make these sites?

    Thanks. :)
     
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    I was thinking also putting adverts on Adbrite, Bitverstiser & Chittika . These are bit cheap to put adverts on.
     
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    Simplesitesbigprofits ;)
     
  20. bigmoneyX

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    https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal

    under choose columns to display show:
    estimated avg cpc

    take that # for your keyword and divide by 3. that should give you a good idea about how much you'll get per click
     
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