First of all let me give you some background: I'm currently finishing up my first year on college studying computer science. I have my last exam later this week (if I don't fail any) and my classes are only restarting mid-September. This gives me approximately 3 months to get $50/day almost passive income. Why $50/day? I'm currently living with my parents and I probably won't move out until I finish college (when I'm 22). $50/day is approximately what I would be earning if I stay in Portugal after my studies are over, so if I manage to reach that goal I can pretty much be years ahead of all my college mates and still have a backup plan if IM fails. How am I planning to achieve this? Well, I've had a couple successful micro niches back in the day, so I plan to apply my knowledge and build 3 to 5 large websites (or authorities, if you prefer) that bring me earnings from search engine traffic. How will I monetize my traffic? For starters I will use Adsense. It's a set and forget monetizing way and it's pretty good if you do your keyword research Adsense oriented. Later down the road, when I'm getting sufficient traffic, I will start building my email lists and contacting big Adwords advertisers to buy ads. How will I rank my sites? Using BHW services only, with a couple Fiverr gigs if needed. I'm not affiliated with any services providers so you'll get to know what works for me and what doesn't. Keep in mind that I will often link to services but that's for readers convenience only. You will get 100% honest reviews and I'm not earning anything for promoting anyone. How often will this thread be updated? I'll try to give you guys daily updates but I'm well aware that sometimes there won't be much to report or I won't have enough time. Worst case scenario, you'll get one weekly update with the earnings and SERP changes. So let's get started. As of now, I have only 1 website ready (which I will refer to as Site #1). It's a website on a large finance niche that I've built myself. Site #1 stats: Currently not ranked in top 100 for any keyword (I'm tracking keywords with SERPBook just for the record). 6 live articles (my articles are all 500+ words). 1 article being added every other day. Site #1 keywords: Keyword #1: Easy competition - 1900 Exact Matches - Not ranked Keyword #2: Easy competition - 2900 Exact Matches - Not ranked Keyword #3: Medium competition - 1300 Exact Matches - Not ranked Keyword #4: Medium competition - 8100 Exact Matches - Not ranked Site #1 SEO: http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/seo-link-building/556503-huge-serp-gains-affordable-manual-submission-quality-content-pure-white-hat-free-copy.html Grand ($27.99) ordered and delivered 2 days ago targeting Keyword #4. Still no effect whatsoever on rankings, will wait for a week or so. http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/seo-link-building/534417-aurarank-white-hat-search-engine-optimization-manual-high-google-page-ranking-niche-links-huge-link-diversity.html Light ($87.30) ordered 1 week ago, still waiting for delivery. Targeting Keyword #3. http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/seo-link-building/490916-best-link-pyramid-service-3-tiers-6-platforms-5975-unique-backlinks-only-5-a.html Basic link pyramid ($10) ordered and delivered today targeting keyword keyword #1. No effect on rankings yet, thought it's a cheap service so I'm not expecting much. Other Sites: Ordered 2 Micro packages from Napster. Still waiting on delivery.