LuckyCharm's Second Journey Site. Goal ; 10k/Month By December 2018

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  1. LuckyCharm007

    LuckyCharm007 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I like Authority Azon (http://www.authorityazon.com) a lot. It's light, responsive and converts well. I don't have any site in mind that I would model after. In my opinion, most of the Amazon affiliate sites are terribly built and they all look the same, with the same rehearsed content and products over and over again. If you build something original that brings REAL value to your users, you will end up on top of everyone (but it will take some time).

    Actually, I made over $600 last month. A company paid me $200 to have two of their product reviewed and featured. I also made $70 from Adsense and $45 from an affiliate sale. I just decided to stick with Amazon's revenue since the rest of the earnings (except Adsense) were kind of one-time deals.
     
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  2. jivvust

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    What keeps that webmaster from removing your link after he gets the money?

    Have you been in a situation where your paid-for link got removed, and how did you deal with that?
     
  3. LuckyCharm007

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    I haven’t been in that situation yet.
     
  4. danmyson

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    Seems to be going well. I will keep up with this.
     
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  5. Unreliable Witness

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    I've experienced this in the past (about 2% of links - usually those on personal and lifestyle blogs rather than business sites). You just have to expect it from time to time and price it in.

    It happens less if your page is relevant to the page the link is on.

    In any case, links acquired by other means (such as one-off PBN links from the marketplace) last a far shorter time.
     
  6. KnightRider

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    Or you can simply do a chargeback if you paid via Paypal.
     
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  7. LuckyCharm007

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    @Unreliable Witness is right. Adding a link cost nothing in term of money and barely a few seconds in terms of time. Most of these webmasters usually forget that they added a link after a day or two. The truth is, they usually don't make money (or not a lot) and an extra $XX or even $XXX on higher sites can make a big difference for them and the link itself does not affect the site in any way.
     
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  8. Nova90

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    Did the new Google Update help you at all? It's seen my ranks increase quite a lot and I was wondering if you had noticed anything?
     
  9. Hobbe

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    Good luck with your journey, Bookmarked and following!
     
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  10. imrootx

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    seems like you 'll break your old record.
    Following. Good Luck Mate :)
     
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  11. jivvust

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    Well, that's one way to get your money back.

    Thank you for the input guys, if it averages to 2% over larger sample size it's not too bad.
     
  12. JohnnyWOW

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    Good luck to you...
     
  13. spectrejoe

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    @LuckyCharm007 Do you usually request for your url to be added to an already existing article or do you offer to write an article for them?

    How often do you pay for these guest posts, or rather, how often do you NOT pay for guest posts and they accept as long as you provide the article?
     
  14. cybersea

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    Hi! You have a great progress. Congratulations. How much you invested for that much content?
     
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    hi Lucky charm,

    How powerful was your domain before you bought it? Stats like ref dom/ number of backlinks tf etc.

    Also how old is it, does age really matter?

    I am looking to get a domain from my project and looking to rank in a mid competitve niche.

    What do you advise?

    Thanks
     
  16. LuckyCharm007

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    Kind of. Actually, I don't think I got hit but two of my competitors moved ahead of me. So instead of being #1/#2, I am #3/#4 for some of my keywords.

    Honestly, it never happened to me so I doubt that I would have to do a charge back.

    Always an existing article. It's easier for me & them as well. If you can't find a decent article to get a link from, you shouldn't bother contacting them.

    About 1k so far.

    It was a brand new domain. Started from scratch.
     
  17. yesfuture

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    How do you calculate the price you are willing to pay? and do you mention how much you are willing to pay in the first email or are you asking them how much they want?
     
  18. guyzon

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    $6 for the 11 clicks :)

    Normally I get $6 for 130 clicks on my websites :p
     
  19. spectrejoe

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    When looking for guest posts towards your review inner pages do you still use this template?


    "
    Hello {Insert name},

    I noticed this piece you did for {Insert Brand name}: {Insert URL}.

    It's done well, with many nice references.

    Would you consider adding additional references that add more value to the piece? For example, here is an article that offers a good synopsis on {Insert subject}: {Insert your URL}. {Your Brand name} caters to both men and women, with a part of proceeds going to our scholarship program {Insert scholarship URL - or whatever incentive you can find}.

    Or, if there isn't a way to do that, would you consider reaching out to me for quotes for future related articles?

    Thank you,

    {Your name]
    "

    I mean, usually reviews don't really provide much value to an informational article unless it's specifically speaking about that product
     
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  20. yasin.wazza10

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    Have a few questions :
    1) Which is the best alternative for GSA links ?
    2) For Link Diversity ?