My Adsense Journey to Passive Income

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  1. Mike9587

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    I am starting a niche Viral site in the area of quotes and sayings. i will focus on compiling lists of different types of quotes and will craft a unique and engaging funnel for each one.

    The idea of just blasting a site in a couple weeks/month with tens of thousands of quotes and expect to monetize with adsense is very stupid (Its 2017 not 2010) with rankbrain in full effect and AI is deindexing and penalizing thousands of sites each day! not to mention the rules of adsense and its aggressive sudden bans.

    So, instead of that madness i will have to work very hard to make every subcategory unique, engaging and pass any manual review. that means, i have few categories that will be broken down to topics, each topic will have:
    • Tens to hundreds of relevant quotes per subtopic( 1 single longtail keyword )
    • Reasonable amount of handmade high quality written material per subtopic.
    • Reasonable Number of relevant supporting material per subtopic ( Images, gifs..ETC)
    • Proper interlinking between these subtopic posts ( in the same topic or main keyword)
    Then comes the super mother of all posts ( the main topic keyword) with thousands upon thousands of quotes not added to the subtopics ( unique not mentioned in the long tail lists ) that pillar post will have tons of pages or will be like ( Volume/Part 1 2 3...ETC)


    THAT IS A SHIT TON OF WORK PER TOPIC/CATEGORY
    1 mega pillar post per main topic keyword ( the biggest, toughest keyword) + tons of supporting unique relevant longtails properly interlinked, on-page optimized and leading to the all mighty pillar post.

    so "love quotes" which is very strong keyword and get searched millions of times will have 10-50 long tail posts with hundreds of relevant quotes between them all leading to the main gigantic keywords with its variations which will have thousands of more unique high quality quotes with supporting materials. a mix of some images and text quotes properly formated + the commentary texts and subheadings...ETC)

    it's a very hard task to do all of this for each keyword and scale without compromising on the quality. unfortunately the only advantage i will have is the quality so i will not be scaling this easily, it will take time.

    Still after all of this i will work my ass off doing proper offpage seo and will make sure to have strong presence on major social media and discovery platforms. Think 100+ high authority referring domains with hundreds to thousands of links for each topic. that's where and when the quality of the site will play yet another big role in making these links organically or with minimum efforts from my end :) ( quality works for search engines and people too ) :D

    As mentioned, this will take a viral twist. So i will have fewer categories than general quote directories which is good news really.

    i have a slow internet speed and a 2nd generation rig with 2Gs of ram and an external keyboard because the main one is not working with a built in 10.1 inch screen that drives men mad. i had a $300 budget which i burned on a failed attempt to start a relationship authority blog due to the lack of experience in that niche. bought an expensive keyword package ( very good list btw ) and acquired a brandable aged domain ( without backlinks though) and here i am pivoting with very low budget to get things going. i will be using this domain. i have few dollars left for hosting and will be mostly grinding moving forward.

    If you have recommendations for a theme or perhaps a plugin or any advice in general, please don't hesitate. Constructive criticism is also welcomed, but don't be rude or disrespectful :)

    So wish me luck I really need this to work for a million reasons some of which might be obvious to you already. i will make it work. i will work for it. i will try an update this journey everyday. Again recommendations and advice will be appreciated, so don't hesitate to speak your mind. ;)


    PS: you usually see a lot of journeys mentioning stuff in general, unlike what i did. i did so to avoid lots of questions about my strategy...ETC) so i sure hope i don't get hammered with questions.
     
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    All I see is a perfect silo structure which has a potential to become an authority site if the journey is not interrupted.

    Wish you Good luck on your journey @Mike9587!
     
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  3. Mike9587

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    Thank you @SpoonFeeder ... I will do my best to make this a success without any disruptions. I indeed face lots of issues and complications that might actually disrupt this journey. like joining the military for one. i am doing my papers and banking on getting out for health and medical reasons. but who knows what could happen here in egypt! ... nothing is predictable anymore. but even if that happens, i will not show up and file a lawsuit which will take forever to get a verdict ( i meant it when i said, i will make shit happens ) i will either avoid or go through any obstacle that comes my way, it's the way of life.
    Hey, Thank you for stopping by and your wishes :)
     
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    Quotes and saying? Sorry I have no idea of this niche, any examples?
     
  5. Mike9587

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    i have a feeling that this is sarcastic criticism. but just in case, think regular quote site only crafted to go viral. :D :D
     
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    you know mike, i am working on something similar these days. not targeting the quotes niche but trying to create an authority site on a niche that will require me to work my ass off for a very long time to come. seeing your strategy is very close to what am using but instead of pillar articles i have categories, child categories and then lots and lots of lengthy content pages that are interlinked which each other in a meaningful manner. I know this will work but i get so fucking bored creating content and am waay behind my schedule but its ok. just wanted to say that, try not to overwhelm yourself and come up with an action plan that won't drive you nuts working on it. Good luck man, i really hope you make it.

    PS: you can check my journey thread here if you 'd like : https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/journey-working-hard-making-it-happen.974678/
     
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    Good luck Mike! Looks like you need it but you're committed and got a plan. Will follow! :)
     
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  8. Mike9587

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    Getting bored !!
    NEVER GET BORED. GET FASTER. find the means to balance the quality and the length of the content. it takes time, by time i mean years for quality and days for junk content. to me i will never compromise on quality. doesn't matter for me, make few cents every week, then few cents every day, then few dollars, then hundreds and then thousands, it doesn't have to be now or in few month, so keep grinding it the FUCK OUT and you'll be fine :D .... Thanks for stopping by @FreakenSEOsmh i really appreciate your kind words, will check your journey out. :)
     
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    Looks like an interesting project. Good luck.
     
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    Thanks Chief! ;)
     
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    good luck buddy!
     
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