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[JOURNEY] Follow me as I journey to make $100 a day using CPA

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by knightofarmor, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. knightofarmor

    knightofarmor Regular Member

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    Background

    Hello everyone. I'm fairly new to IM and have very little experience. I have a bachelor's degree in computer science so I learn fairly quick. I messed with CPA on facebook for about a couple months and managed to make close to $600. Facebook's security is really hard to keep up with and they shut my accounts down so now I'm back to scratch. I have made one journey thread before when i was trying to get a viral youtube vid but that faded off pretty quickly. Anyway, I am fully motivated now and am willing to do whatever it takes to start a new method that makes money and then scale scale scale. I already made a promise to myself that I am not leaving my room until I get this entire method setup. I am very confident I can be very successful at internet marketing because just about anything I set my mind to and if I really try, I succeed. Go ahead and call that arrogance but I like to call it confidence. Having confidence and motivation in just about ANYTHING you do will help you succeed.

    Goal # 1 - Make $5 a day

    My first goal is to setup my method and make $5 a day. Sure this is a very small goal but my method is EXTREMELY scalable. Once and IF the method works, I am pretty sure I can scale this up to reaching my main goal at $100 a day.

    The Method

    Now I won't be giving away my method in the beginning. But as time goes on and if I start making good money, I will most likely tell you guys what I'm doing.

    In a nutshell, I will be setting up a website with very little content. I will be using a content locker embedded in some html/javascript to customize certain aspects of my content. I won't be doing any SEO for my site. I will get traffic by posting in forums, facebook, twitter, and will make youtube videos with description links to my site.

    I know that's very little info on the method. But as time goes on it will start to unfold...

    Todays Plan

    - Buy a domain name
    - Setup a couple pages
    - Research more about the custom content lockers out there
    - Setup the content locker on each page with my unique twist
    - Make a youtube video for each page
    - Make posts on forums

    Thank you for following my thread. I hope you guys get involved with this thread and ask questions. Even if no1 follows this thread I will be posting either way. You guys commenting and asking questions will just motivate me even more. After I submit this thread, I will begin. Wish me luck and I will post at the end of today.

     
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  2. SebastianG

    SebastianG Junior Member

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    Fair enough, this seems interesting! Will follow
     
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    Good luck with your plan!
     
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    Moved to My Journey Discussions...
     
  5. knightofarmor

    knightofarmor Regular Member

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    UPDATE

    Finally done working for today and I got A LOT DONE!

    So for today I messed around a lot with different content lockers. I started to get a custom locker to work in my unique way but in the end decided it would be too tedious to maintain since I plan on scaling this method. I ended up settling with adscend medias locker. (please let me know if any of you have experience with adscneds locker. Do they shave? Is it not good? etc..?)

    Anyway, I researched two niches, made a page for each, setup the content locker, and uploaded. I then made a youtube video for each using wevideo. I then added some tags, put link in description, and then added these videos as vides responses to others (this is just a test.. who knows if they will accept my response). That's about all I did today even though I worked a lot and feel like I got a lot done. I now have went through the method twice so scaling this up and targetting different niches should be a piece of cake.

    My only issue now is getting the traffic. Will youtube work naturally on its own and bring me some traffic? Or should I consider buying some fiverr gigs to get the ball rolling? Thanks for all who are reading/following. I will post tomorrow before I start working and after. Just like I did today.

    TODAYS NUMBERS

    Todays investments -
    $0.00
    Todays Earnings - $0.00

    TOTAL EARNINGS - $0.00
     
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  6. knightofarmor

    knightofarmor Regular Member

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    TODAY'S PLAN

    Good morning everyone. I woke up this morning to find that one of my youtube videos now has 22 views. I went to bed when it had 10 views so at least 12 people saw it over the last 8 hours. This is spectacular news! This means that youtube will drive me traffic naturally if I put in the right tags and make the videos proper. I got only one click but the user didn't complete the offer. Oh WELL, still progress right?!!

    Anyway, here is todays plan:

    - Research at least 5 more niches
    - Make a page for each niche
    - Make a video for each niche (ill keep trying the video response thing too)
    - Post a link to each page on different forums related to each niche
    - Look into some fiverr gigs to make things move a little quicker. (Can somebody recommend some fiverr gigs to help bring some traffic to my site? Which are the best gigs and which ones should I avoid?)

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    And maybe look into personal content lockers since all my research tells me to stay away from network gateways


     
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  7. henhen10

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    congrats for Taking action!
    if you keep working you will reach your goal!

    I just want to mention that if you want to get faster traffic to your site you should boost a bit your vids by using Free exchange sites such as vagex, enhanceviews and u2bviews ( which works the best for me )...

    Good luck with your journey I will sure follow it
     
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    Bro, never ever ever ever ever ever give up! Congrats on taking action.

    I would do a bigger goal then $5/day. I currently have a journey where my goal is $100/day and I am at $50/day as of now. so i think a bigger goal would give you more energy to reach it :)
     
  9. knightofarmor

    knightofarmor Regular Member

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    Thank you for your reply. My ultimate goal is $100 a day. In order to reach our long term goals, we much set smaller goals as stepping stones.

    I know $5/day is really small but this thread will have all sorts of smaller "stepping stone goals" in order to reach the end goal. As soon I have a $5 day, I will then set a bigger stepping stone goal. Probably at $15 a day. Again, thanks guys for the replies. It really helps to make a journey thread and have people on the sideline cheering me on.
     
  10. knightofarmor

    knightofarmor Regular Member

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    Thank you for the reply. I just added the vids to vagex!!
     
  11. SebastianG

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    Nice, let us know when the bacon starts coming. Other than YouTube, do you plan on getting traffic in any other way? I would suggest to you more of Social Media (as in, get a twitter account and start growing it, or facebook)
     
  12. knightofarmor

    knightofarmor Regular Member

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    Hey Thanks for the reply.. I have a twitter account but havn't really done much research on how to build it up. I think I got like 300 followers or something. I'll probably use that too later on.
     
  13. knightofarmor

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    UPDATE
    Hey everyone. So today I got 5 more niches, setup a page and made a video for each. I also purchased a fiverr gig for youtube comments.

    One of my youtube video got taken down due to copyright issues. So I I have a total of 6 pages setup with a video promoting each page. So far, only two of my videos are getting traffic. One has about 75 views and the other has 25. These videos are both the same niche so my next vids I setup will be based on the same niche.

    I have a total of about 5 clicks on my offers but still haven't made anything. I can check which offers have been clicked with my cpa network and 3 out of the 5 clicks have been on offers in a foreign language. Are these offers being displayed because my network is detecting their ip and choosing specific offers relative to their country? Also would you guys recommend I chose which offers are displayed or should I let my network do that? Anyway, I'm off to bed now. I will post again tomorrow with plans and a result on what I did. Goodnight Blackhatters.

    TODAYS NUMBERS

    Todays investments -
    $5.00 on fiverr
    Todays Earnings - $0.00

    TOTAL INVESTMENTS - $5.00
    TOTAL EARNINGS - $0.00
     
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  14. SEOnetic

    SEOnetic Senior Member

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    You should start getting traffic via VAs and others. Basically you need to spam the hell out of the traffic sources.
     
  15. knightofarmor

    knightofarmor Regular Member

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    Im assuming VA stands for virtual assistant? Where do I got about getting them and how much do I cost? Also what should I tell them to do exactly?
     
  16. SEOnetic

    SEOnetic Senior Member

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    Get them off Odesk or Freelancer. Use Flippa Deals to make account. That way when you verify a CC you get 100$.
    With them hire a VA to spam related forums and chat. Use google alerts. Its simple.
     
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    following :D
     
  18. knightofarmor

    knightofarmor Regular Member

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    Okay thank you!.. I will look into this today. WOuld you recommend I have them spam the direct link to my page or should I have them spam my youtube videos?
     
  19. OMGWTFISTHIS

    OMGWTFISTHIS Power Member

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    If you need help with views on your videos, message me. I'll boost them a bit for you. I like that you're working hard and making the decent effort. So I'll help you out so you can see some earnings. :p
     
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    Hi SEOnetic, can you explain about Flippa Deals??I have no idea why use FLippa Deals, because I'm still new on IM.

    and how much average amount we spend on oDesk or Freelancer to hire AV?

    knightofarmor :
    I want to try CPA too, right now I'm doing content for my website.

    I will follow your journey, who know I can learn from your journey and for my motivation.

    Sorry for my bad grammar...
     
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