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[Journey] $100k in 2017 from scratch with Traffic Arbitrage!

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by chanchogc, Feb 11, 2017.

  1. chanchogc

    chanchogc Regular Member

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    Hello everyone,

    Here another arbitrage journey, mine will be done based on my own experience though! This is not my
    first attempt to be successful with this method as I have been doing it for the past year and half. I have
    learnt from my mistakes and I will try to make this one stick for a long passive income.

    Last year I was able to make over $70k+ with this method until I got the ban hammer (big loss) from most of the
    Adnetworks I was using. Profit ranged from 70% to 150%, but after loss and investment I kept
    about 30% of all earnings. Lets say I was not playing safe and I did not much about the implications for using any traffic source I could get my hands on. But hey that is part of the process of learning, so now I
    know the formula and I intent to rebuild my project for good.

    Here is some of the income made in 6 months from one of the Adnetwoks:

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    So I will start from scratch with new domain name, new content, new niche, and new strategy.
    I have been working on the site for a month already.

    What I have done so far:
    1. Bought brand new domain name
    2. Bouth hosting (share hosting). It will be enough to start as traffic will not be much.
    3. Bought and installed a premium theme
    4. Installed all the plugins needed
    5. Set up FB and Instagram accounts and started growing fan base on them
    6. Published 40+ articles

    Next steps:

    1. Keep working on social media content and promote website
    2. Keep adding articles to the website daily
    3. Similarweb & Alexa traffic to boost ranking service form one BHW member
    4. Create a list of possible Adnetworks I could work with

    The strategy will be a mixed between arbitrage traffic and social media. I will buy traffic but I am also
    making the content appealing enough for engagement to get it shared on social media.

    Expenses: $1,050
    Traffic: $0
    Revenue: $-1,050

     
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    Holzr Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Good luck sounds like a great earner. Will be following.
     
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    Ban from outbrain or taboola ? :D
     
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    Can you give some more details on how to find the ad networks and about arbitrage traffic?
     
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    good luck to you!
     
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  8. chanchogc

    chanchogc Regular Member

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    Thanks everyone!

    Finding the Adnetworks that work is not that hard, there are too many and are the ususal I guess; Taboola, Outbrain, Adsense, Etc. The difference is that most of them work better that otheres depending on you niche, content and traffic source, and then some of them do not like to be on the same website. So for that you need to choose those who can work better for you and your strategy, for the most part is testing and testing and keeping those that do better.

    Not from those but similar, basically native ads and google adsense
     
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    Shaunm Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Follow!!!
    Good luck!
     
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  11. Yarael

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    Sounds good journey, and awesome earnings. would like to know what are you ding :D
     
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    How does this work? Who is selling?
     
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    sounds good, will follow this and wish you good luck! I'm doing similar stuff.
     
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    i wish you all the best in your new journey, I will follow you closely, to learn something
     
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    Subscribed, looking forward to follow.. sounds like you know this stuff!
     
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    I am going to try same soon.
    Have u tried Fb ads traffic?
     
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    This looks interesting!!!
     
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  18. chanchogc

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    There is no update yet as I am working on content and social media profiles.
    So far I have about 40+ articles and adding more everyday, making some promo on FB but nothing serious.

    Thanks, and hope this encourage some of you to follow and try this method!

    I do not know how this work but it is good if you have a brand new website and need good numbers for the adnetworks to accept it. You can find the seller's thread here https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/boost-your-alexa-rank-with-alexa-traffic.889920/

    That is part of the plan, but as I mentioned before you need to test traffic sources as they work differently for every niche/content.
     
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    Good Luck:)
     
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  20. chanchogc

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    UPDATE:

    What I have done so far:
    1. Upload more articles to the website (50+).
    2. Made a list of posible partners to monetise my website with.
    3. Grow my instagram to 2000+ followers and keep adding content everyday.
    4. Also adding content to FB (54 Fans) and adding myself to some groups in the niche, there are not too many though.
    5. Made a big list of websites in the niche to gather content and ideas, and also to being able to post comments later.
    I also liked their fan pages to interact with their followers and get some traction to mine.

    So far most of the work is done, I still have about 2 more weeks of seasoning the website, the
    social media and adding content so it will be ready to apply for adnetworks. Hopefully the Alexa and
    Similarweb will be done by then and showing some good numbers to it.
    The website is already having about 35+ visits a day so I think is going in the right direction.

    Cheers!
     
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