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How I use A*C everyday for more than making a couple dollars

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Oakley, Dec 14, 2008.

  1. Oakley

    Oakley Regular Member

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    When your into article marketing seriousely, every second counts if your going to be successful. I mean the difference between making 20/wk and pocketing 150/day.

    If A*C is your meal ticket why leave the sight to find niches? If you think about it, it doesn't make sense, not to me anyway.

    A*C wants unique content, so let THEM tell you what they want and I don't mean by accepting "Daily Calls" on their site.

    Here is what works for me:

    -Do a search for a topic, any topic on A*C, don't sign in.
    -Read through the titles and narrow down your niche.

    Lets use an example of bird watching, 1455 articles as of 12-13-08, obviously way to broad and you may get performance only pay if you submitted "bird watching".

    So, read the titles of other authors articles in the niche and see if something "pops", you may also try narrowing your niche by clicking an article link and when the article comes up, to the left of article you will see - "You may also like..." these could be sources for more ideas.

    Anyhow, reading article titles and this is only an example, I see:

    "bird watching vacations" so I go to Google do a search with quotes - exact match 6,110 - nice, low competition.

    So I typed bird watching vacations in A*C search - 34 results and just skimming I didn't see but 1 article about bird watching vacations.

    -Now I typed "bird watching vacations" in A*C search - no results???

    BINGO

    I went to Micro*Niche*Finder (M*NF), did a search - gave me results with parameters I set, recommended soc for each
    keyword, adword $, etc and these keywords came back

    Code:
    bird watching tours
    bird watching tour
    birding trips
    birding vacation
    birdwatching trips
    birding tour
    birdwatching tours
    bird watching trips
    birding tours
    bird watching holidays
    birding vacations
    bird watching holiday
    birdwatching holidays
    bird watching cruises
    bird watching trip
    
    Here are a few keywords from M*NF and if I were 
    going after this article subject I would expand and drill down. 

    Now I been wrong 100 times in niche research and A*C, but I been right a 1,000 times, I think a well written article would bring back a satisfactory amount, especially if you tied it in with valentines day as a gift.

    Now I am doing a quick case study, example or what ever you call it. So I am not saying these keywords are good, but it's a start.

    From these keywords, I would refine my keyword list; send the keywords to my writers and the next day I've got an article.

    Now do this 75 times a day, easier than you think when you get a system down, (but not easy) and eventually you'll ave 150/day your take.

    Of course you could use this method for niches and go big (forgetting a*c's meager pay).

    BTW - feel free to use this info to write an article as I did the research in about 5 minutes.
     
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  2. releth

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    AC love really unique stuff trust me i know :)
     
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  3. madinaz

    madinaz BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    Why not put the content on your own site or a free site. You would make so much more in the long term with cpa offers or adsense. Think bigger folks, but if you need that AC money then keep doing it but maybe take 1 or 2 articles a week and use them for yourself
     
  4. jbryant30

    jbryant30 Regular Member

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    Great share. Just out curiosity, has AC lowered your upfront payments since you have so many articles? or do you use multiple accounts? Thirdly, are you making a decent chunk of change from performance payments since you have practically an "article empire"

    Thanks,


    jbryant30
     
  5. AffGuy08

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    Nice share, thanks for it and reading your thread just gave me a new idea about AC :)
     
  6. Oakley

    Oakley Regular Member

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    In my opinion, payments have come down, but not because of me submitting a high number of accounts, I have 9 accounts , fully functional, 4 different ip's,
    accurate info, including w9's (thanks dad, mom, my brothers, and cousins - no way, yeah way, I cover all expenses as far as taxes , my accountant to cover their increased taxes etc)

    I'm working in my underwear everyday, I don't know if I have an empire, call it what you want. I call it hard work.

    I came to BHW because I'm in a vicious circle, 95% of my income is from A*C, and yes it is scary. If they shut me down, or they shut down, I'm fu**ed, I need to go in more than a couple directions, but I needed money period awhile back, and I hooked on to this and this is the first time I have come up for air.

    I work many hours, but I do work for me.

    I know there are a 100 solid ways to make my money by diversifying, but I will not take the time to explore as I am not sure how to turn this business over to someone with out being taken.

    I am not a internet genius, I never , not one time ever, consider myself to be an A*C genius.

    I just scaled the hell out of what little I know, kept the blinders on, and until recently didn't know who most of the so-called gurus out there - do I need to name them, ok I will... I call them dickheads.

    As soon as I cruised BHW I knew I was swimming with the sharks, cus they were the the gunslingers and I was the steady guy, behind the bar, surviving but wanting more. Soon the sharks will teach and I will listen.

    The moral of the story, try it all. work 6 to 8 hours a day to make money to test, test, test.

    pretty soon you will make great money, maybe you won't be tied to the computer like I am (Although I could be a lot worse off).

    Oh yeah someone asked about performance pay - just an example - if you had a thousand articles on A*C and each eventually made a buck a month, that be a 1,000 a month, now take that up to 2,000 articles, what would that be a month... Man it's hard work, but that is a steady recurring income.

    I'm not saying I make that much, nor am I saying I make that little on performance pay.
     
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  7. wakkaoaka

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    If you do your own niche sites you would be getting rid of the middle man taking some of your profit. Use socialbookmarking and ezine directories to bump up your backlinks and really conquer those niche keywords.
     
  8. dhamma_man

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    bactboats-

    Good post and good thread! Thanks! Sounds like you took the best from the various postings and with your effort and smarts are making it work. Plus you're doing it smart and keeping everything legal, which I think a lot of people in the BH world tend to let just slip. (If anything, you're probably the kind of contributor that AC is really looking for, one who researches their needs and meets them.) Good luck and hope you take a little time to branch out and find other income streams from your articles.

    All the best! :)
     
  9. dynamicvb

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    I've been reading all this AC craze and the same thing occurred to me. You could make a lot more than 3 bucks on an article on your own site over time.
     
  10. flow

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    Hey bactboats, thanks for the suggestions. How many articles do you feel comfortable submitting to each account a day? Have you not been banned for having multiple accounts on one IP?
     
  11. peter1988

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    bacTboats...if you can take some time and effort to learn more money making methods...

    then that would be excellent...diversify is good...dont put ALL eggs into the SAME BASKET!
     
  12. sn1per

    sn1per Newbie

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    Thanks for share, gave me few ideas. Thank you very much... :rolleyes:
     
  13. goodrat

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    I think what u said make sense :) Thanks for sharing! I am sure this is the answer to why I keep getting low payout for the articles that I submitted.
     
  14. Oakley

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    Yeah,I do know a little, I mean not completely ignorant, as you mentioned and I didn't. I incorporate social bookmarking into A*C everyday. Thats a game in itself--> I use bookmarking demon.

    Also, I buy 99% of what I use for article marketing, I don't get it for free. I have this theory that if I need support, I want it right from the horses mouth and nobody else. (After all, it's my business)

    I get updates automatically on the software and also by keeping in touch with the software owners, more than once I have asked a question and have received tips that have had nothing to do with the product they sold me.

    By no means am I questioning free downloads, done it myself, wiz and the others are A+ in that field.

    Article submissions a day, I don't keep count exactly, I mean I submit at a rate of about a hundred a day. I have submitted 15 one day to an account, 10 the next, one time I submitted 21 on the same account. No problems.

    What I do watch is submitting 21 (A DAY) to the same account over and over. I mean c'mon if I submit 20 articles and nothing in that account for 4 days, does that look odd, nope, not to me either and not to them either.

    I have never been questioned, suspended, flagged, or banned from A*C,
    last year I payed my taxes, used an accountant, and yes I do everything on the up and up... besides mass submission. I use satellite service and it would be impossible to submit the amount of articles I do by hand, at least for me.

    As far as mass submission, if you push articles, invest in mass submission software, I have used the same software that was licensed to me, I paid for and it is not openly on the market, so don't ask, it's not for sale. But there are a couple right here on BHW for a song and a dance.

    One, I reviewed for a member (Danny Relic) and it's cool as hell and works, the other, I didn't review but hear awesome things about it.

    get one, it's worth it.
     
  15. imagine92020

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    bactboats.. i want to ask you seriously are you from associated content? No please tell me. I think you are.

    Associated content sucked for me. These are scammers. Now i have made a good decision and iam keeping all the adsense, affiliate income to myself instead of giving to AC.

    AC sucks!
     
  16. Oakley

    Oakley Regular Member

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    imagine92020, man that is funny as hell, what you said not how you feel.

    I am only an article submitter, nothing else.

    I ask you, I am as confused about your statement of them being scammers, as you are about me.

    What did you do, to get scammed?

    There's no ebook, membership site, no time fee thats gonna come out of me, so I don't want your money.

    I just honestly did this because I am so busy and have not contributed to BHW as much as I want to or can.
     
  17. jbryant30

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    Anyway, I thought I could help contribute to your method. I have raised my AC performance payments drastically because they created a Facebook App. You can share your articles automatically with your facebook friends. Since you are writing so much, I figured it could help get you a handsfree recurring income.
     
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    And your friends like looking at these random articles?
     
  19. wakkaoaka

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    the word scam is thrown around far too often these days. Its lame. AC doesnt scam, they are simply a middle man.
     
  20. esmudnco

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    Yeap... why not build a site on that niche and use CPA network / whatever that can earn more better than AC.

    @bactboats
    what's your highest earning so far from AC?