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[Journey] Growing A Money Site Network To $10,000 A Month!

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Shaunm, Apr 1, 2017.

  1. Slin25

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    Keep it up bud! Those traffic increases are great but just wait until you hit position 1...
     
  2. Topiano

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    Great work @Shaunm ! Mind telling some of the books you listen too ?

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  3. Shaunm

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    Cheers mate, crossing my fingers for it :).

    I have a list of all the books I have read/listened to here with my rating for the books but I don't have one of just the books I listen to. In the future, I am planning on doing videos on the notes I take when listening to each book on my YouTube channel.
     
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  4. Shaunm

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    • Listened to audible while taking notes. Completed the first 20 hours. The first hour and a half or so was decent but the rest is a waste of time in all honesty so I placed it as a tier three book on my reading list and typed my notes up.
    • Transferred the last of the PBNs on easy blog network to other hosts and canceled my EBN subscription. Still having propagation issues with three of them.
    • The plugin test I ran the other day seems to have worked so I spent some time adding it to my other domains.
    • Changed a few plugins on the backends of the PBN and BN that should make it easier to manage and blend them together as one network.
    • Did a little client work.
    • Spent some time hunting down a reputable broker and getting my account verified for the OmiseGo cryptocurrency. I set up a notification on my tracker app to let me know when it stabilises so I can buy coins quickly.
    • Spent a few hours reading up on PBN stuff and brainstorming with some friends on expanding into that space. I was going to stop using SER 100% today as my last VPS subscription finished this morning but after brainstorming I think I have a better way to run the PBN/BN with SER so will probably pickup a low spec VPS subscription in the coming days to try it out.
     
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  5. cillo

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    Do you recommend building links gsa to your pbn? or only for others tiers 1?
     
  6. Shaunm

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    Nah, I don't build any links to my PBNs at all. In all honesty I have been flip flopping between totally dropping SER over the past few days but I cant make my mind up.
     
  7. Shaunm

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    • The three last PBN domains finally propagated. One of them took 3 days for some reason! Brought them unto the new format like the rest of them.
    • I am getting used to the Crypto charts now and noticed that Ripple has gained 33.78% value within the past week so I will add that to what I am monitoring, as its in a spike right now I would imagine its a bit of a waste of time to invest now as I expect a crash and normalise soon but I will monitor it to test my theory. On the flip side, OmiseGo has dropped 19.74% in the past week but I am still wanting to throw some cash in once it normalizes. Over all since the 29th September my crypto portfolio value has increased by 6.68%, I expect it to come down soon though as its more of a long term portfolio.
    • Updated the themes and plugins on my networks.
    • Posted more filler content out to the PBN network and tweaked a few things with them plugin wise.
    • Reached out to my hosting support about enabling 2FA and its not available on the package I currently use but if the PBN stuff works then I will be upgrading anyway.
    • Downloaded the Authy app and setup 2FA for a bunch of my accounts and researched a few ways to get it to work with my money site network, found a way to do it and enabled it on my personal blog.
    • Read a few more things based on PBNs.
     
  8. Shaunm

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    • Posted out some more PBN linker content to the network and slightly changed the formatting of the posts.
    • Set up some new rank tracker projects to keep an eye on a number of things to get better data sources from a bunch tests I have running right now.
    • Pushed out some orders for a few PBN linkers as I want to try a theory I have.
    • Added 2FA to the rest of my money sites.
    • Took notes from audible.
    • I spent a bunch of time comparing the on page factors of the money pages that were doing well to those that were not and I think I may have found a pattern. I changed one test page around and submitted it to Google. From my experience it usually takes around 7 days just to recache the page so I set reminders at the 7 and 30 day points on my calendar. If it works then I will roll out the changes to all pages.
    • Tried to sync my bank account with my quickbooks account as it is currently not tracking the money I put into crypto. It needs a whole load of crap that I don’t understand or even knew I had enabled on my bank account so I might leave it off quickbooks rather than dealing with it manually as I haven’t read into the tax laws for Crypto. If my website stuff takes off then I might set up a separate entity just for crypto trading but again, I have no idea on the tax laws behind it yet.
    • I have read a whole bunch into crypto this past week and when I initially started putting money into it I literally went with the three coins offered on Coinbase but after reading a whole bunch I decided to drop lite coin for now and use it to buy OmiseGo as its in a downturn right now but after reading into it I think it will be a very strong coin in the future. If the coin price falls low enough I am actually considering selling my Bitcoin while its so high to transfer that into OmiseGo while its so low too as I think it will make me more money over time.
    • Its the 7 day point for my on page tests to be online and so far its looking good but the sample size is far too small due to the recache time. Looking forward to seeing what happens at the 30 day point though.
    • Posted a bunch of PBN and BN filler content as well as changed the layout of some of the domains in the networks.
     
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    • Pushed out a few content orders to my writers.
    • Checked my analytics and I know I predicted that my main site will probably only bring in as much traffic this month as it did last, my new keyword research/on page articles are starting to pull a bunch of traffic in so I may double in traffic again this month although it won’t be much (probably around the 800 hits mark) I think it is a good sign that I am on the correct track, the second site might triple traffic this month.
    • Did some initial testing for the article insights tool and provided feedback to the Dev. If it drops the monthly fee and goes to a per credit basis then I think it defiantly has potential.
    • Posted out some more PBN linkers.
    • Checked over a clients BN blast and its pages are starting to index now and I am curious as to how his money page reacts.
    • Researched daytrading/flipping crypto more for a potential future project.
     
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    following ur threads.
    may i ask what PBN service provider u are currently using and which writer u use as well?
    feel free to PM if u dont wanna reveal them
    or let me PM u if u dontind, i just dont wanna bother u in PM. :)
    thx
     
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    Mate you are a machine! I am sure you will reach your goal sooner or later i would even bet on it. Great journey and good luck! Altought you probably won´t need it haha
     
  12. Shaunm

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    I built my own PBN mate, I never bought posts from the BST, I got around 60-70% of my domains from @Nargil though. My writers are all from Upwork, I don't give them out as they are hard to find but easy to steal. I published this post about hiring on upwork that may help you. There is a writing service by furykyle in the BST that is good quality but expensive compaired to what you can get from doing a bit of filtering on Upwork.

    Cheers :) Yea everything is starting to climb nicely now, just took a few month to get out of my old habbits and over haul my keyword research method and onpage technique.
     
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  13. gman777

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    @Shaunm What do you mean you're going to drop SER completely? Are you talking about GSA? Is it really that ineffective?
     
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    Keep it up. first time saw someone posting for such long time his journey.
     
  15. Shaunm

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    GSA is the company, they have a bunch of tools, SER is one of them. I was using it to post to my PBN/BNs but it doesn't post to WordPress categories while Scrapebox does so I just use that now, scrapebox also uploads images for you rather than linking to offsite ones. I haven't used it for mass automation in months as little to nothing was lifting in the SERPs from it. I have one site that is climbing slowly with Web 2.0s as T1 and SER as T2/T3 but my other stuff is massively outperforming it while being easier to do so I dropped it, the other SER test sites either stayed level or dropped in the SERPs.

    I'm not saying its ineffective as its just a tool, it does what you tell it and if I never had categories on my PBNs and BNs then I could still use it to post to them but for now, I will just use Scrapebox. I have plans in the future to use SER to post T1 links to help with diversification, anchor dilution and post to future PBNs without categories but for now, I have no need for it. Most of the senior users on the GSA forum like Judderman/Viking have stopped using it from what I understand or have moved to something similar to this. Out of my Skype contacts, I am pretty sure I was the last one using it on live sites with the majority of them using some form of paid traffic or niche YouTube channels now.

    Cheers :)
     
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    thanks bro
     
  17. Shaunm

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    • I have been reading up on the whole proof of stake concept for the Ethereum network and I like the idea of being able to use it to earn compound interest as well as make money while the price of Ethereum increases. If it works as well as I think and my SEO stuff works then I can see myself using SEO to earn money to live on while putting the vast majority of it into Ethereum and a few select ERC20 tokens.
    • Did some more test YouTube thumbnails, I think I am just going to keep it simple like the featured images on my blog in all honesty to reduce time and effort. As I still have 140 credits with my articles I orders a whole bunch of portraits of me for potential thumbnail use.
    • The SER boosted site has been dropping consistently over the past few days, I suspect it is due to the SER generated links being deleted or the domains going offline.
    • Checked over my analytics for the main page I put online just over a week ago using my new keyword research method and on page techniques and it is already responsible for 30.83% of the sites total organic traffic (78 hits) not much but the site is not even 6 month old yet. This is promising for me as its put performing all the other content on the domain with my old format but on the flip side it is bad as the thousands of banked keywords are close to useless now. I will spend some time doing keyword research for a second test money page over the coming days.
    • Researched the OmiseGo, TenX and Substratum ERC20 tokens a bit more. Noticed Bitcoin has managed to break the $5000 for a single coin mark overnight, since buying in with bitcoin a 24.64% gain on the coin. IMO this is just people bulk buying it due to its upcoming hard fork and I expect it to fall once the hard fork goes live but I am hoping it will hold around the 10% gain mark for me.
    • Spent some time doing more keyword research with my new method for another test article, although I hate writing I am considering writing it myself to try minimise costs.
    • Did a little consulting/freelancing on a one off project.
    No dramas.
     
  18. darko1x

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    can you explain the method ? :D
     
  19. Shaunm

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    It uses a similar keyword research process to the one I published here but then has a few twists and turns. Not sure if I will ever release this one in all honesty as I am still developing it and I haven't seen anyone else talking about it.
     
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    i'm already using the method you explained on your site to get some ideas, i hope you show us more