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I want to know how this man makes money.

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Allie Albatross, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Allie Albatross

    Allie Albatross Junior Member

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    I recently met someone in my city, who does SEO for a living. He has linked me to some of his websites, which are just plain, run-of-the-mill WordPress template looking designs. Nothing special. He makes them based on new things that come out (Such as the Wii U or Mass Effect 3). Now, there are no advertisements, just the typical trailers, images, reviews, etc. Am I missing something? When does the income generate and from where? I would post a link, but I'm not sure if I'm allowed.
     
  2. cronini

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    where are the trailers hosted? there are some sites that will pay you at a certain amount of views. although i cant see much money being made from this.

    maybe he adds adsense later on once it ranks? or sells the site?

    pretty hard to rank for something like mass effect 3 or wii u with just a wordpress site
     
  3. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    Some SEOs establish websites prior to putting ads on them and utilize them soley for the purposes of pushing their clients ranks.

    I own a large portfolio of domains with no ads exclusively to help my clients serps. He's prob. doing the same.
     
  4. Hydro

    Hydro BANNED BANNED

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    He could be posting affiliate links for products under CB, CJ, Amazon, etc. For instance if it is a Wii niche website, he could offer Amazon product links for Wii consoles and games with his referral link. PM me the domain if you want me to give you a more accurate answer.
     
  5. eBayMafia

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    Niche market SEO is pretty awesome. A lot of people don't want to be connected to big stores and rather when they search for something, they are sent directly to a simple but professional looking page that has the game for sale and a little information and maybe a youtube video. This also works great with mobile marketing. I have been testing this for a little over a year and my conversion rates are getting really good. A lot of people do this for Amazon, but I feel that redirect to Amazons check out page is a conversion killer, so I carry the items, money goes through my merchant, I ship the goods with a business card to my main site, and I hit them up with a small keychain or something related 3 months later.
     
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    There is also a chance that he's working directly for the company building out niche sites with no ads just to promote the game. Controlling the top 10 in very valuable.
     
  7. oxonbeef

    oxonbeef BANNED BANNED

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    So you say he does SEO for a living. So he gets paid for SEO, not from any affiliate marketing or CPA stuff or am I misreading your post?
    No one in their right mind will show you their money sites for free.