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[METHOD] YouTube Slideshows with Amazon products

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by jefis, Nov 30, 2017.

  1. jefis

    jefis Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hi! I've never written any guides before, but I've been a member on BHW for many years. I've learned a lot and I think it's time to contribute my knowledge.

    I want to write about a method that I started using on March 2017, and I've made $4300+ with this method alone. I'm not using this method anymore because YouTube changed it's guidelines/algorithm and all my accounts got banned (except 1), and whenever I make new ones with this method, the channel get banned in a matter of days (even hours) after uploading these videos. Also I must mention that YouTube doesn't allow to make Slideshows anymore (since October/November?) so this method doesn't really work this way now. But you can make your own twist to this and it will surely work.

    The method is simple as it can be.
    1) Make YouTube channel. Any channel, the name doesn't matter.
    2) Make Amazon Affiliate account if you don't have one
    3) Search for any products that cost more than $100. Make a list of them in excel with a product name and link. In 3 months I uploaded more than 2500 videos.
    4) When the list is ready, start with the first product. Lets make a video. Go to YouTube and click upload video, choose make a slideshow (there isn't this option anymore). I uploaded all the pictures from the product link at Amazon, put a background music from the ones YouTube suggested for free, make the video at least 30 seconds long. While the video uploads in the title you put the Product title (exactly as it is on Amazon). In the description I wrote something like: Special discount on PRODUCT, click here to get it: LINK. In tags just copy the product title.
    You are probably asking what should you do if there is no discount? Don't worry, it doesn't matter. All you have to get is the click to the product. The cookies will do the rest if the buyer buys anything within 24h. Also most of the products on Amazon has some sort of discount.
    5) Done. It took me about 5 minutes for each video to be uploaded. Why such a shitty video be profitable you ask? Because when you upload large quantities of products like vacuum cleaners, TV's, gardening tools etc, many of them have little competition with their exact keywords. That means you can get to Google page #1 easily with your video for this product. Also people tend to look up on google products that they are willing to buy on Amazon, especially the ones that cost at least $100.

    The first 200-300 videos I uploaded myself. When I saw that it took off and it works, I hired 3 people who i would pay about $0,15$ per video upload. Only thing that I had to do was to provide them excel files with affiliate links to products and the name of the product.

    Here are the proof for my earnings with this method from March to November. In September I started to get banned. Clearly YouTube changed something, because everything worked fine until then.

    I was so F*cking p***ed when I got banned, because I was starting to make some great side money, and i thought it would go on for years :(

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    I probably forgot to explain something, so feel free to ask me anything.
     
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  2. jefis

    jefis Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Thank you. That's not the only thing I'm doing, but I'm not going to talk about that for now. Anyway it still pisses me off when I think about this. I've seen people on YT doing this method for many years, and when I start to do it, YT implements new rules and blocks all my efforts.
     
  3. InstaEd

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    absolutely understandable :D
    Great method. You will definitely find another way to make money :)
    Thanks for sharing!
     
  4. TechEinstien

    TechEinstien Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I thought putting amazon affiliate links on videos is against amazon TOS and if they review your account is ban. However, most of channel uses it.
    So, is it safe to use approved amazon associate account?
     
  5. DigitalCity

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    easy and simple method that worked great, but as you know YT comes down hard on AFF once they figure you out.
    Always have a plan B when your banking because is this line of work nothing last forever.
    The second you think it will BAM that coin is gone overnight.

    Always have a plan B, C, D, so on... that way you are never stuck and NEVER broke again...

    Maybe removing the direct links to azon in descrip and linking to a landing page on your site would still work for you...
     
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  6. DigitalCity

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    YT tos states no affil links, but in theory they will allow you to plug a product here and there, good example Casey Neistat started azon linking all of his gear a few months back and he is probaby making millions just off his azon commish but everyone knows that isnt his main focus on his videos so YT lets him get away with it.

    but in op case if you video is a slideshow then you cannot direct link to aff page, to get away with it, you have to link to a landing page and the landing page can have the azon links...that is the way to do it...

    OP you should just creat new channel, get moviemake, creat slideshow, get a free blogger page make a landing page and link to azon there.
    i have taught this to new clients years ago and it worked for them for years.
     
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  7. giusergiu

    giusergiu Registered Member

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    Yes, I also think that by-passing the aff link through a personal domain should work, or at least, should work longer, up to the new youtube algorithm.:)
     
  8. Panther28

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    Can you link the part where they say this?

    Cheers
     
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  9. anil595

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    Nice method. I would like to start this method. Can we download the video from amazon product and upload it to YouTube by changing music?
     
  10. voica

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    I used this method some time ago and Amazon banned me for the low quality videos.
     
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  11. giusergiu

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    Did you put the link directly in the YouTube video? Or go to a landing page?
     
  12. jaycewarrior

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    SO IF MADE A SLIDESHOW VIDEO I W'LL GET BANNED ?
     
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  13. voica

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    No landing page just direct linking
     
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  14. redarrow

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    what here today is gone tomorrow .

    you need to understand .

    cloak or landing page.

    all methods need your twist that how it is in this game ....

    try split testing methods .

    never give up
     
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  15. JZMedia

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    How about..

    1) Creating a simple product review page/blog where you upload all of the products (with pictures and simple description.. I am sure you can get most of the product reviews on google and just take few sentences from them.
    2) Probably mix the content - slideshows/find videos & edit them
    3) Just trying to build a legit review page could work.

    + Put AdSense on top of this..

    But thanks for sharing!
     
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  16. jaycewarrior

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    ihave some questions :

    1- if use slideshow video my video get banned ?
    2- did you bought views for your videos ?
     
  17. JZMedia

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    1) Your video/channel will probably not get banned by just uploading videos. BUT as op said he got banned cause he posted his affiliate link in video description.
    2) He didn't buy views, he let the google rank his videos.
     
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    Does youtube allow uploading slideshows that have link to email capture page in the description?
     
  19. dm0degirl

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    I saw someone doing this on FB, never thought about YT.
     
  20. moonshine7000

    moonshine7000 Elite Member

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    You got penalized because you mass uploaded and spamming the same keyword over and over again.Upload like a human being.I do these types of channels by hand.
     
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