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Make $300+ Per Week, making blogs/ websites!!!

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by MrsE, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. MrsE

    MrsE BANNED BANNED

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    I was just thinking about it.... and there's tons of places to advertise around my community, and also, tons of people looking to make a website....

    Why not advertise ($20 per blog), ??...
    When I first started out, I didn't know shit about making a blog, and I would have gladly had someone set everything up for me beforehand...

    You could advertise ($20/ website) around your community, CL, whatever!!...

    Basically , you'd just set up a blogger blog, upload a new template on it,
    From somewhere like:
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    http://btemplates.com/
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    http://blogger-templates.blogspot.com/
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    http://blogspottemplates.blogspot.com/
    
    Then use the "remove navbar" code:
    http://www.quickonlinetips.com/archives/2006/02/how-to-hide-remove-blogger-navbar/

    and you have a blog that looks identical to a normal hosted website, with the management function of blogger !!!...

    It's so simple, I don't know why you wouldn't be able to sell at least 2 blogs a day with basic promotion?!
     
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  2. mightybh

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    Increase the price slightly and offer people free hosting (For x months) as well as a domain name. Then start charging them $10/month for hosting. Noobs don't always know any other alternatives and don't always understand that they can move their blog some place else. You can easily host 100 blogs or so on one VPS considering that these noobs won't know how to promote their blogs and therefore your traffic is going to be tiny. 100 x $10 = $1000/month - $50/VPS = $950 monthly net profit + whatever you are going to charge for domain and initial setup.
     
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  3. LHaskins

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    Why use a VPS? Why not use a web reseller account (that's what they are
    made for) Then it will only cost you $25 a month.

    This is a good idea, because the new people won't know how to move the site
    to another host. As long as you don't go crazy with the amount you charge
    for hosting, they will stick with you a long time.

    Also, many of the these people won't know how to make changes to their
    site so you can charge them for that as well.
     
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    not everyone start off with some capital on hand...that explain why...
     
  5. xmyth

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    im a REAL NOOB i don't understand so lets say i make the site @ blogger.com and name it vkxkvjxbjkb whatever @ .blogspot. with that "remove navbar" that removes .blogspot. or am i wrong i don't understand.
     
  6. davioli

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    Yeah... this is a really decent idea.
    I mean.. You could start charging around 40 per blog or even a friggin website(just use wordpress) and offer free webhosting for a year(this can be done by hostgators reseller account..itll cost you around 300 in hosting fees for the first year...but you make that up when you charge em from the second year)
    Advertise offline...and you'll get tons of customers. It hardly takes time to setup a wordpress blog on a domain.
     
  7. mightybh

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    VPS/reseller, does not really matter. You can find a VPS for $25/month as well.
     
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    Not a new idea. :) But will probably help many.
     
  9. darklegion

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    This isn't a new idea, it depends on where/who you market it too.

    It is a plan I have in mind for when I get more free time.

    You can take it a step further and focus on a niche and write up 2-3 articles for the person, have a decent domain related to the niche as well and charge more money. You can also try to get the site indexed and give it a bit of traffic and sell for a lot more.
     
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    Here's some advice OP... find 1 or 2 concepts and stick to them. It seems like every day you're posting a new thing you're wanting to try. It is better to try 2 things and dedicate 50% of your time to each, then to try 10 things and dedicate 10% of your time to each.

    Also, why would you name a thread "Make $300 Week" when you haven't even done this or made any money doing it?
     
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  11. mightybh

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    Well said...
     
  12. kyrash

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    The remove navbar talked about does not remove the .blogspot, rather it removes that ugly blue bar (if i can call it that) you see on top of the blog which allows you to flag the blog.

    The way you can remove the .blogspot is by using your own host or simply buying a domain and redirect. Hope this helps show some light on what you asked.
     
  13. cakk

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    Nice idea how much do you think you would nee to get started?
     
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    This is actually a good idea, but where do you promote this service? Which is the most effective? SEO, forum, classified?
     
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    is offering hosting really worth the trouble? i like the idea of selling websites...but do you think that if you offer hosting the buyer will rely on you too much to maintain/provide support?

    i sold a series of wordpress template and the lady had NO CLUE what she was doing...she wound up paying me to install the template, and make a logo for her....

    the funniest part was that she was making a 'how to make money online' site..

    lol
     
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    Another thread was started about (promoting hosting)... but it's almost impossible to get paid referral earnings from Hostgator... and others :D

    It's not that tough... you just post on CL, classifieds, forums...etc...
     
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    haha, nice. I've sucked a few extra dollars off clients who had no idea what they were doing in my time.

    I've never had any problems getting paid through Host Gator and the other hosting affliates I've used. Sometimes they take a little while, HostGator pays me every 3 months, but they always pay.
     
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    Right now , im at my 9-5 work, and thats one of the similar things my company does. It works and they made a good business out of it. Free hosting for a year, and all they have to do is buy a domain..
     
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    Nice little idea that could definitely work. After you sold a few of these and you earnt some money you could then pay for some reseller hosting. I find whenever I finish a website I always get interest from 2-5 more customers without the need to advertise, that is just word of mouth.

    Ideas like this can really blow up and turn into a long term profitable business without too much work.
     
  20. jsherloc

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    Hmm, this is a simple, old, yet great idea for some extra money. I just noticed blogger can handle the hosting themselves then...so you could charge them say $15 to buy a domain. Buy the domain at GD, then transfer DNS to blogger. Pick a template. Then have them send you the content, and you'd be set.

    I was thinking a great thing to market with this would be towards the college demographic and possibly stress the need for a personal online site showing off your resume, portfolio etc. I could see that working if you advertised in college areas for sure.

    My only concern is the payment end. I have a feeling a good amount of your market would not own a ppal account or even possibly know what patpal account really is. I guess you could accept checks....kind of a hassle though.

    Does pay pal let you simply set up a secure payment page without forcing them to set up an account? I can't remember...