This isn't a newbie journey. I already have five sites which are ranking well and bringing me a decent revenue each month. However, I plan to keep those niche sites while this one is meant to be flipped once my goal is reached. My Goal: My goal for this journey is to flip this site for $10k in 8 months. This means that I need to average at least $500 for three straight months and have decent earnings for five months to be able to flip for 20x the monthly revenue. My Budget: My budget for this journey is $500. I may end up spending more, but I really doubt it. What tools do I already have? I already have a few tools (mostly are paid): Serpbook - Paid tool: This is one of the greatest tool ever made. It allows you to track your SERP on a daily/hourly basis. In my opinion, it's a must of you want to succeed/track your rankings. Here's a link if you want to give it a try (affiliate link) (non-affiliate link) Keyword Revealer - Paid tool: One of the best tool to check keyword competition/monthly search. There's a free version (3 free searches per day), but I use the paid one (25 searches per day). I highly suggest to manually check the keyword competition as well. Here's a link, give it a try! (non-affiliate link) Google Keyword Planner - Free: Great tool and it's free! I use it to find new keywords. Once I find a "potential" niche, I immediately go to Keyword Revealer to check the competition. It's also a great tool to find additional keywords related to your niche. (link) Ahrefs - Paid: There's also a free version to ahrefs but it's very limited. I use ahrefs to check my competitor's backlink and which keyword(s) they are targeting. It's also a good way to find which keywords your competition are trying to rank. (non-affiliate link) Grammarly Premium - Paid: Overall, a great tool. The only reason why I use it is that I was born in a French community near Montreal, Canada. English is my second language, and Grammarly helps me quite a lot with my grammar. (non-affiliate link) What Have I done so Far? Keyword: I found a decent buying keyword with a good amount of monthly search (2.8k US with variants) and a product priced between $150-$250: It's a pretty weak top 10 with three poorly made affiliate site (6-7-8). I think it's going to be pretty easy to get to #2. #1 might be a bit harder to outrank but nothing impossible. Domain: I found an expired domain, first registered in 2009 with a clean history in the same niche/topic as my keyword. Luckily, it also has a brandable name and a few decent links pointing to my homepage. Hosting: I also bought a cheap hosting to start with this domain. Nothing too fancy until I have a good amount of visits. Content: I already have two writers writing full time for me. Together, they have written more than 500 buying guides and over 1000 product reviews. In my opinion, they are the best at what they do. I had one of them write a pillar article for my homepage which includes a buying guide and seven products totaling 2800 words. We are already working on the single product reviews which will be siloed from the homepage. Rankings: I had my main keyword show at #79 a few minutes after I indexed my home page. It disappeared a few hours later. Things To do in the Coming Days: - Finish the single product reviews and post them. - Buy a Press Release to my Homepage. I would like to add a couple branded anchor to my link profile as well as a bit of authority. Spent so far: -$48 Articles: 1 Traffic: 0 Amazon Clicks: 0 Revenue: $0 I will update this thread twice a week.