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[METHOD] How To Build Profitable Quiz Site With $0 Investment

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by se900se, Mar 26, 2019.

  1. se900se

    se900se Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    That's a nice quiz website, I know about it for a while, long before I started my own quiz journey.
    Thequiz receives about 1,200,000 visitors per month and 82% of it from the search, I bet the monthly revenue way over $80k as well.

    I put emphasis on the social media shares in this thread as for the new site it would take a long time to have a good ranking that could lead thousands of visitors, while social media can bring almost instant traffic.

    If you just starting, even if you dedicate 24/7 of your time to quiz making it will take some time to create 100s of quizzes, but eventually the more quizzes you create the more of them will get into search.
     
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    that is a nice Quiz site , sadly i not good on it , i even P,M se900se on Quiz plugin info . but end of the day I think i cannot .

    One thing this site you look at the domain name. Already can grab the traffic , The Quiz .com , I guess the site owner actually want to get Quiz.com but cannot

    this is why Some claim Domain name is very important
     
  3. daniyelbrain

    daniyelbrain Newbie

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    Nice sharing, This post was to learn something new for me. I also want to give some different solutions to this problem, which may be of benefit to everyone.

    Here is what I suggest that anyone-

    Register a good domain name via Godaddy and get some hosting space via them as well. They provide wordpress integration which makes the job whole lot easier.
    Choose a wordpress theme which is easy on the eyes. Not too flashy but something that makes it easy to read.
    Make at least two posts every week - one on current affairs and one on anything else that you find "interesting". Do keep in mind that most of your audience is going to be interested in quizzing.
    Have a guest post option so that anyone who wants can contribute to the website. You can approve or reject the post based upon the content.
    Have a calendar widget / app integrated on the website that has information about upcoming quizzes. People should be able to submit the information about upcoming quizzes.
     
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    This site is not popular because of its domain name but because of the content. It’s a huge site that has hundreds of quizzes in multiple niches.
     
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    I've been following @se900se's quiz threads for a few weeks. I've done client work (design & seo) for years but lately I've been feeling a little burnt out on client work. My trivia site will soon be my first step into IM. I have the domain - a pretty sweet domain too, kinda shocked it was available. Hosting is handled. I have the first thirty quizzes set up in an google sheet. My question is this:

    How do you use pics of celebrities w/o getting into trouble. I know I should seek the advice of an attorney but just shootin' the shit around the water cooler...how do these website owners stay away from copyright issues?

    Example: https://www.thequiz.com/theres-no-way-anyone-can-pass-this-10-things-i-hate-about-you-quiz/
     
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    A guest post might be a bad idea, so I would be careful suggesting or doing that.
    I am not sure why would you need a calendar or information about upcoming quizzes.

    You can buy pictures from stock and have the rights to use those pictures on your site, including photos of celebrities.
    You can also use free stock sites (there's a thread on BHW with links to them).

    A lot of people simply use Pinterest images and put a link to pinterest board as a source of the image.
    I don't think you will face any issues with pictures before site becomes very popular.
     
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  7. jamesdarby108

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    Heya, thankyou for the informative thread.
    Quick question:

    Going along with the 0 investment, there are many free plugins that allow for, cross page questions/refreshing however, I can't see any free ones that allow for ad widgets. Could I use one of the free plugins and just add the ads separately? or does the quiz plugin itself need to support the ad widgets, thanks?
     
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    You can use WP widgets or theme widgets to insert ads and they will work just fine!
    There are some free plugins you can use, or you can also reach out to @Festinger vault, he has a bunch of quiz plugins including (in)famous buzzfeed quiz builder.
     
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    There is a problem with adsense approval since quiz website are classified as low content.
    If anyone get adsense approval with quiz only " no content" please let me know how to do it.
    I have all the necessary element to start the work
    -Domaine and hosting from namecheap
    -Quizé plugin.
    -Theme : i want to pick a theme from mythemeshop i like thier theme called ad-sense. Please suggest me if this theme is good or i have to choose another one for my quiz website.
    - i plan to drive traffic from facebook.
    Thank you all for sharing info i really learn a lot. Speacial thanks to @se900se I learn a lot from you and inspired from you only need theme and time for action
    -later i will share all my progress with my quiz website
     
  10. Corydoras007

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    Anybody know what quiz plugin the site thequiz.com is using?
     
  11. se900se

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    A quiz is not classified as low content, there are many quiz-only websites.
    You can choose any theme that you like, theme should be fast to load and easy to navigate.
     
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    Thanks for sharing OP! I have a site where I hardly did anything anymore but for which this method would be extremely suitable. I tried to write a very short quiz about Volkswagen CC using your method. See the result here :)

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    Share your updates with us
     
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    Just thought I would chime in here and drop some fun facts:

    - thequiz.com is using a slightly modified version of the Bimber theme: https://themeforest.net/item/bimber-viral-buzz-wordpress-theme/14493994 . The theme has a built in quiz function. Its really simple to setup your own similar site.

    - The site is owned by the same people as therichest and a slew of other social based websites. Do you know who secretly owns that network? The answer: Mindgeek. The guys that own Pornhub and a fuckload of other sites.

    Enjoy
     
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    Even porn guys into quizzes! :D
     
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    What's a good theme from this?
     
  17. Naijalife

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    I think Neve is good for this also foxy
     
  18. ronaars

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    Okay will check it out tomorrow
     
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    I just posted the theme like 2 replies above yours
     
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    so I'm trying to use WP Quiz Pro out of festinger's vault but it says I need to login with "
    MyThemeShop Connect " please help I don't see the file mention in the tutorial
    festingerbhw tutorials how to activate mythemeshop
     
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