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how these sites are earning....

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by sasidharan87, Jan 2, 2010.

  1. sasidharan87

    sasidharan87 Newbie

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    without ads how these sites are earning... digital point , blackhatworld ,
    only text ads are pasted.....
     
  2. cagefighter

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    This site is a gold mine would love to buy it! ;)

    But the owners would never sell im sure.
     
  3. Icke87

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    hmm when i disable my adblockplus i see alot of ads here
    maybe they earn throw special memberships/donators but i think this is for support the forums costs such as hosting, software updates and adding new features to the forum
     
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  4. dsnking

    dsnking BANNED BANNED

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    yesh man, you can see alot whenever new threads are created too.
     
  5. clyde

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    DP makes barely enough to pay for the server, Adsense makes them about $20k per month I think and server is costs a few K's. Not to mention that it's an ad-revenue sharing forum.
     
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    iamok22 Regular Member

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    yes i think the same
     
  7. judson

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    How in hell do they spend anything close to 20k on server? That's a helluva lot of servers for a site, even the size of DP.
     
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    Lol, DP's owner made more than enough CS'ing I'm sure :D I think BHW mainly runs of selling fees, paid memberships and perhaps list building purposes.
     
  9. Rockin

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    My guess is the ads. Although it would be interesting to see how much some of these big forums pull in, with such a high amount of users per day I would guess it is a lot.
     
  10. Jekashi

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    I'm not entirely sure, but I have a feeling that some products that do indeed work, might be paying a small fee to be listed here due to the immense amount of traffic on BHW. For example LFE was recently in the header and so was an advertisement for a Blackhat Bootcamp if I remember correctly.

    Although, I doubt HaRRo hosts BHW entirely to make a profit. If you've read some of his posts, you'll note that they're almost awe-inspiring in terms of quality and the fact that you do not have to pay for them.

    That is, of course, unless some of the ads on BHW give an extremely high ($1+) CPC value. That could totally flip my theories.
     
  11. shadowguy

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    With a forum like that you can promote your own offers a lot.
    And it creates wealth for members of the community too :)
     
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    Dunno, but if I were the owner of BHW or DP etc I would CS the fuck outta it haha
     
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    BHW mainly makes it's money from paid yearly membership, you do the math 99$ X amount of number = yearly revenue. from what i know the population here has been growing like crazy i think bhw is like rankd 500 in alexa now
     
  14. RamChaturvedi

    RamChaturvedi Supreme Member

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    Well they display banner AD's and the rent is pretty much expensive...We see yahoo AD's in bhw....Google in DP....Then in bhw ,there is fees for service launching...Then 97$ each for DONOR/VIP...These are all the ways by which forum earns i suppose!!! :)