How to monetize my social bookmarking and article directory?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by KamBhai, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. KamBhai

    KamBhai Power Member

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    Alright guys,
    I have a social bookmarking website which has currently 102k+ members
    and on other hand I have 150k+ members in my article directory.

    All emails are double opt in, means they are verified.
    I am thinking to do a email blast, around 70% emails are from USA.
    I have a VPS server from hostgator which allows unlimited email sending.
    But I am not gonna send all of them at once may be around 3-4k per day.

    But should I do CPA or should I sell products?

    Should I hire a designer and create a landing page with my own product?

    I dont want to put advertisement on my websites because they looks ugly.

    Please can someone suggest me, how can I monetize it?
    Because at least I want to earn the expenses they are costing me.

    Thanks in advance..
     
  2. LinkMink

    LinkMink Regular Member

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    Likely most of these sign ups were done with Sick Submitter and AMR so it might not be as easy to monetize...

    If you have a good amount of "real" users as well I would go with content locks and pop up banners...