How does this website make money?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Exine, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Exine

    Exine Junior Member

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    I came across this blogspot website where this guy uploads games. He has 100s of games available for download and quite a bit of traffic. If you look at his site it has a traffic tracking widget and you can see that a lot of people are visiting his site. He also has 2,000+ facebook fans although I'm not sure they are all real.

    I don't see any ads on his site at all, I installed one downloaded one of his games to see if they were password protected (they weren't). I then installed one of his games to check and see if he had one of those installers with offers, and he didn't.

    If you guys know how websites like these or this website specifically makes money then let me know. Who knows maybe this guy isn't making money and just enjoys illegally uploading games?

    Website is here: http://fungamez4you.blogspot.com/
     
  2. JCena

    JCena Regular Member

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    pop ups
     
  3. Exine

    Exine Junior Member

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    Website has no pop-ups. I don't have ad block either.
     
  4. Panther28

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    Website does have popups. They are just so bad that they don't show. (they automatically just get blocked. I havn't downloaded anything, but he might have ad wrappers installers round the software. Also he has a facebook page so he could advertise to the group also.
     
  5. Jeevs

    Jeevs Supreme Member

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    Pop-ups are there....my Chrome just blocked 1.
     
  6. keytenx

    keytenx Supreme Member

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    My guess is that he is just building some trust and rep for now. As soon as his site is well trusted enough he might get into PPD too. :)
     
  7. Furious George

    Furious George Supreme Member Premium Member

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    It's a pop under.
     
  8. back2basics

    back2basics Power Member

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    He could be making a whole lot more using ad.fly and a file hosting site that pays per thousand downloads