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Goal: $500 a month with affiliate marketin 90% hands off Passive Income from 1 Niche Site

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by johnbjr, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. johnbjr

    johnbjr Newbie

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    I have been pretty successful in the area of making money online with many different models but many of them require a lot of my time.

    My goal for this little experiment is to create a niche/micro niche website where 90% of the work is done by someone else by outsourcing. I want to create a Passive Income of $500 (only $17 per day) per month. I want to spend less than 1 hour a day on the site. Once its up and reaching my goal I can create more sites for a larger income.

    I will use Fiverr, elance, and any other recourses necessary to create this site. I want to be able to spend as little time as possible on this project (less than 1 hour per day).

    Why am I doing this?
    Well for two reasons. 1) I want to create a passive income for myself in all aspects of my income. This is just the first step in freeing up my time for other projects. 2) To give back to the Black Hat World community by showing the steps involved in affiliate marketing with a niche site. I will show every step along the way without asking for anything in return. (I have been a Black Hat World member since 2008 and have always just taken information with little in return. Time for me to open up and give back. I have learned so much from you all.)

    How long will I continue this to reach my goal?
    I am setting a limit of about 90 days. Hopefully it happens faster than that.

    Why only $500? You cant live off of that.
    This is something that can be repeated over and over to reach your goals and allow you to work on other methods and projects. Some people have 10, 20, 30 or more sites. Many of them haven't been touched in months/years. Just monitor your traffic and make adjustments as necessary.

    Here is my breakdown of steps to take. For those already doing affiliate marketing this is nothing new.

    • Research and decide on a niche/Find an affiliate
    • Keyword Research
    • Pick and purchase a domain
    • Purchase hosting / Set up my website/Blog (wordpress of course)
    • Set up tracking for site
    • Add Content
    • Set up email list auto responder and create opt in on page
    • Backlinks
    • Monitor each day / When site/keywords are not performing anymore (moving up in google) I will continue to use other site promotion techniques and add more back links.


    I hope this is interesting to some of you. If nothing else its something to keep me on track. Accountability is a big factor in reaching your goals. Let someone know your goal. I am letting you all here on the Black Hat World. Keep me accountable. :)

    I am located in Germany right now so if you have any questions, concerns, gripes, or complaints please understand it may take me a little while to respond.
    My next post will include what parts I will be outsourcing and the approximate cost of each part. I am going to try and keep this under $200 total to reach my goal. Then I will continue with posts every step of the way with how I am doing it and some tips that I have learned along the way.

    I will not list my niche, keywords, or website for obvious reasons. Please do not ask me to. I will post proof pictures of traffic and income as it happens. I may release the site info on my income blog (another project in the works) as a case study after the 90 days.

    I will count this as day one. So I want to reach my goal by September 30th 2014.

    Day 1:
    Money Made today (Goal $17 Broken down to per day): $0
    Money Spent Total: $0
    Money Made Total: $0
    Profit Total: $0
     
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  2. terengganu.boy

    terengganu.boy Registered Member

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    nice..subscibe..hope you will keep update this journey
     
  3. himanuzo

    himanuzo Supreme Member

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    Keep updating this thread in 90 days... and hope you meet your goal - $500/mo.

    Good luck!
     
  4. Yildiz

    Yildiz Regular Member

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    $500 is a good goal to have dude, i'm excited to see if you keep with it.
     
  5. TheUnborn

    TheUnborn Elite Member

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    Best of luck in your journey buddy
     
  6. prlinkssale

    prlinkssale Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Bookmarked To see Updates on this thread.. Good Luck with Your journey Man ..
     
  7. johnbjr

    johnbjr Newbie

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    Okay its day two and I am pretty excited about getting started. While I was doing my niche site research last night I have decided on a niche. I have also decided to drop this project and start a new one. Before you say "you suck" "I knew it wouldn't continue" hear me out.

    When searching google with the its new updates you dont find many 4-10 page websites. After years of researching what to blog about, what area to focus in to make money, and what I am passionate about I found it. I am passionate about blogging. The ins and out of the blog itself, the content creation on the topic, the eproducts that could be made, the mailing list and so much more. I have had a domain for awhile but never started. Starting this project has sparked a big interest in this.

    I will be making an authority site on blogging, adding value to the community and providing information for free. I will still monazite the blog but in ways that are transparent to the reader.

    I will start another journey post later on this evening. It's 10:20 AM here in Germany. I have a few days off from work and about to take the family out to this pirate playground we found.

    I will post a link in this thread to my new thread once I create it. I want to get that one to $500 per month also within 90 days but its going to be harder because its mostly whitehat. I hope to bring in much more than that eventually but that will be the goal for now. I will end up revealing the site name eventually but like this project I cant yet for obvious reasons.
     
  8. Mindanao

    Mindanao BANNED BANNED

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    Good luck with your journey mate. I wish you luck. :)
     
  9. PassionateWriting

    PassionateWriting Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Though $500/month goal might seem small, but with a MNS, it is still a moderately high goal IMO.
     
  10. lord1027

    lord1027 Elite Member

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    Interesting journey, will follow you. Good luck!
     
  11. jason2009

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    Best of luck with your journey, i will follow you.
     
  12. johnbjr

    johnbjr Newbie

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    Well I totally failed at this journey. Long story short I got deployed then life happened but I am back with a new plan. I will post it soon. It is a Instagram journey.

    Happy holidays everyone.