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Getting a lot of traffic on fake Conservative news site

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by PFreely, Jan 15, 2017.

  1. PFreely

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    So, I made a couple facebook accounts, joined a bunch of Trump and other conservative groups, and started friending people in them. I also made a page to match the conservative news site I made, as well as a group that I've been adding members to. I started this about a month ago. Anyways, my accounts get shut off every week or so, so I've been creating a new account every few days and adding them as the admin of my group and fb page, so that I can continue to add info to them as other accounts get shutdown by FB. I've been writing some really ridiculous conservative leaning articles, and getting anywhere from 100 - 900 unique visitors a day, by sharing the articles in my FB groups (and on Twitter, but not much traction there).

    Today, things blew up. I wrote an article, shared in the usual way, and I'm currently at 22,000 unique users for the day. I signed up with a couple of cpm companies (waiting for approval with one, and got approval with the crappier one and plugged it in to my site - it pays shit, but at least I'm making a few bucks, so far today), and I'm thinking about maybe selling some shirts or something on the site.

    Just thought I'd share with the group, as the techniques I'm using are all inspired by things I've read here, and if anybody has any ideas about what I should be doing to really max my earnings, I'd love to hear your thoughts.

    Thanks, all.
     
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  2. The Data Scientist

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    Switch to SEO. That's the only advice I can give as a SEO.
     
  3. Johnny_Tsunami

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    TeeSpring is great for making easy t-shirts, coffee mugs, and stickers. What I recommend product wise: Take an image (Trump, a republican mascot, Ted Cruz, who cares), and basically put it into PhotoShop as a layer, trace over the image in a 2nd layer, then fill in the 2nd image - therefore creating a nice little "logo/symbol" whatever. Use unique colors to highlight random features (trump's hair, someone's eyes, w/e) and be creative with it. That kind of stuff sells easily.

    I've attached an example of one that I made, for reference for you.

    Best of luck. PM or reply w/ questions.
     

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  4. patriotnews

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    Glad to see someone else playing in this playground.

    Get creative and make some bank.

    Obama going to tank the economy before next Friday? Sell gold/silver.

    Highlight the protests and other crap, sell bullet proof vests... Seriously, you can get $75 per for those bad boys.

    Forget about making your own t-shirts, and such, just have a store page for Amazon stuff. Trump's books, shirts, hats, Obama masks(seriously).

    Talk about Democrats coming for your guns, sell gun parts(legally).

    It is limitless, and man, if you play the game right, the money is good.
     
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  5. Jason Bradbury

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    The days of teespring are over my friend
     
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    I know a blog that posts 2 to 3 words, provocative words, on FB and Twitter and gets a bazillion clicks per post. Same strategy. I think they're currently one of the bigger adsense earners for this niche, they get the premium adsense code.
     
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  7. PFreely

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    This is interesting. Any issue with Amazon and fake news content?
     
  8. patriotnews

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    None in nearly 2yrs and plenty of sales.

    See, here is your goldmine. You don't have a niche audience, you have a broad audience, people with money problems, marriage problems, car troubles, hate for Obama, Live for Trump, fear of the world, and on and on, you can sell as long as you can think of creative ways to get in their face...
     
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    The more I hate it. The more I LOVE it!! I agree with @patriotnews regarding niche. Once you figure that out, you'll be able to nail your offers.

    Are your accounts closing because of the content you're posting? Are you using a "real picture" instead of an Avatar? Someone was selling these types of images in the marketplace once.

    I've seen people "troll" liberal FB pages and post links to their articles to "prove" their point. Traffic is Traffic. When people are trying to prove you wrong, they click on every damn thing...LOL.

    Good Luck. I'll be following your journey.
     
  11. PFreely

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    Update: I've made 350.00 dollars in ad revenue over the last 4 days. My traffic has been between 20,000 - 40,000 uniques per day. Just had two accounts shut down back to back......kinda tedious, but I'll keep on trucking. Hey Facebook: FUCK YOU!!!!
     
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    It's important to get your visitors for yourself. Do you get their emails? Throw a popup subscriber where they can throw in their email before they leave or midway through reading an article.

    Get their details so you can email every time you post 2 new articles or what have you. Get that data from Facebook traffic so you're not constantly having to rebuild. Then you won't be mad at Facebook everytime they shut you down, it's just a new opportunity to re-brand and try a new creative strategy.

    Anyway really impressive journey, good luck.
     
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    This is maybe one of the best threads I've read on BHW in a while. Very informative and everybody giving input. Gives a lot of insight on page building too!
     
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    What kind of hosting do you have? Shared? Dedicated? How much amonth do you pay for it?
    I don't quite understand: why is FB shutting down your accounts, can't you find a way to trick out the fake news algo?
     
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    What happened to this journey?
     
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    Boom to Bust, marketing on facebook is a big gamble.
     
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    he could have at least given a statement
     
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    He can't, he's currently living under a bridge at the city park.
     
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    For you.