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How to monetize a travel related website? I have more than 500 unique articles

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by cruzwithme, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. cruzwithme

    cruzwithme Registered Member

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    Hi all,

    I have more than 500 unique articles related to travel niche and I am planning to create a website. I have already thought of adding adsense to it since the articles are very informative to the travelers, expatriates etc.

    Need more ideas from the fellow members.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. gtree

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    Sign up on CJ and clickbank programs that are Related to travel (luggage, priceline, etc). Run Banners/ads and text links on your site.
     
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    Dinero DY Newbie

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    There is a CPA offer at maxbounty ... $1.60/lead just from US
     
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    Get an affiliate account on travel sites like agoda. You can earn when a customer books through your link.
     
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  5. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    Sounds like you have enough material here for several websites. Any particular part of the world they target ? Travel guides/resort reviews/blog/Journal ? Some areas are too strong commercially to get near the front page, but with some stealthy keyword research and presuming your articles are of reasonable quality you could front page a number of sites. Need to know a bit more about the project before I could advise on monetization., but adsense is a start and some travel keywords pay out well.
     
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    You can get an affiliate account on Bookingdotcom or Airbnbdotcom are good solutions to monetize a travel site .
     
  7. cruzwithme

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    It is a mixture of information related to culture of countries, how to business, important information you need to know before go extra.
     
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    Do they pay for the leads or pay for conversion?
     
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    Its a mixture of articles like infos about culture, business, important places to visit, information about visa & visa restrictions etc...
     
  10. cruzwithme

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    Guys thanks for taking time to reply. I have heard somewhere that there is a affiliate program that pays for searching the booking engine (not CPA) i.e. if someone search the affiliate booking engine in our website.
     
  11. Duffers5000

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    If the cpc booking affiliate you were looking at is hotelscombined I would think twice about it. I used them for a while and found them to be poor to say the least.
     
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    I have some travel related websites, and could be interested in working with you. Please pm me for details, if interested.
     
  13. RockingLastsForever

    RockingLastsForever Newbie

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    Add hotel booking options from Agoda. I'm sure some of the flight companies or travel agents have affiliate programs. Amazon or another bookstore for selling travel guides. Sell travel gadgets, luggage and so on. Loads of options here.
     
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    expedia ? lastminute? just search CJ, tons of travel affiliate options.
     
  15. ermiz

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    They pay for the conversion, the visitor must book an accommodation and then you will get a percentage from the total commission.
     
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    Go ahead and try with Adsense and affiliate programs.
     
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    Are your articles written by you or somebody or are these PLR that you bought or downloaded from somewhere.
     
  18. cruzwithme

    cruzwithme Registered Member

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    All are unique articles.
     
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    You should definitely see if you can find CPA offers or something similar in which you can link within those articles or integrate into it. For example, say you can include as text "I loved traveling to Jamaica"...link the traveling to Jamaica into your CPA offer using a smart redirect.

    In addition, you can become generate leads to sites and just place it in a section of your website like "Find Deals Now"

    Good luck!