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My journey to $5 a day!

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by cloud34, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. cloud34

    cloud34 Registered Member

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    Hello guys, I have been on BHW for awhile now and I've experimented with a lot of different methods. I've tried Amazon affiliate links + a bought domain and hosting but finding targeted traffic without using proper SEO proved to be very difficult. I wasn't seeing any results for the amount of working I was putting in. Also was pretty unsuccessful with CPA methods as well. I've tried YT + PPI but the over saturation and highly competitive dog-eat-dog tactics used where a bit overwhelming for me. I was unable to make any money there unfortunately. Now I've embarked on a new journey. I know $5 isn't a lot but this method is very passive so I am okay with it for now.

    I will use social media (Mainly Pinterest) to drive traffic to my site. I've been working at this for a few weeks now and I'm proud to say that I'm at about $1-2 a day although I could be doing much better! I will try to update as much as I can. I'll try not to go over a week with no update. I believe tracking progress helps you continue, even when you're going through a struggle.

    I hope I can reach my goal!

    cloud:dance:
     
  2. jamesjk1

    jamesjk1 Senior Member

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    Hey OP - congrats on the success so far, that's awesome. Just goes to show the value of perseverance. You're making some money, now just try and scale it. Best of luck.
    Jon :)
     
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    chanchogc Regular Member

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    So you are working the Pinterest+Adsense method or adding CPA as well? Best of luck with your journey!!
     
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    MafiaBoss Elite Member

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    Look like you are already succeeding, now just scale it and i am sure you will earn more than $5 a day.

    Good Luck
     
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  5. cloud34

    cloud34 Registered Member

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    I am monetizing with Adsense only at the moment.
     
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    Thats nice to hear, i seldom get traffic from pinterest , How did you do it? and is it adsense you using
     
  7. erickishere

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    Good luck on your journey!
     
  8. cloud34

    cloud34 Registered Member

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    Thanks everyone! @powell1 I use a combination of methods found here with my own spin too of course.
    Yesterday's earnings: $1.93

    Currently working on improving my CTR. I'm starting to average 1000 page views a day. My ad placements definitely need work and I've been experimenting with it for weeks now. It's actually improved a lot though, believe it or not.
     
  9. cloud34

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    Yesterday's earnings: $0.54

    Pretty rough day but I wasn't doing much pinning or repinning. Hopefully I can do better today.
     
  10. arianit

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    I am sure you'll make it, just keep trying. Good luck!
     
  11. cloud34

    cloud34 Registered Member

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    Thanks! Yesterdays earnings:
    $2.04 a little better today.
     
  12. cloud34

    cloud34 Registered Member

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    Yesterday's earnings:
    $2.09

    Just seems to be steady. I'll try testing a few new things today.
     
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    yasenex Junior Member

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    good luck with your journey i started with pinterest and adsense too so how much group boards you have ?
     
  14. cloud34

    cloud34 Registered Member

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    Believe it or not, I'm in only two and one I think is spammy so I don't even really pin there. It's hard to find group boards for my niche! I mostly pin/repin on my own boards.
     
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    Good Luck with your journey .
     
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  16. cloud34

    cloud34 Registered Member

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    Yesterday's earnings:
    $2.47. Just 3 cents away from my halfway point! I haven't put up a new article in awhile so maybe I'll do that later.
     
  17. cloud34

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    Well it's safe to say what I tested out worked.

    Yesterday's earnings:
    $7.97

    Today's earnings (so far)
    $8.67

    If I can get 2-3 more consecutive days of at least $5, I can safely say that I've reached my goal. I am very pleased with my results :) Thank you guys for reading.
     
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    good luck with your journey.. keep it up
     
  19. A Rock

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    Good for you, I am starting off as well and although I'm working extremely slow I am definately not going to stop and in a couple of weeks I will probably start a journey thread(I don't want to be too much of a noob for a journey). Anyways I say go for 15$ a day!
     
  20. Ldfroberson

    Ldfroberson Newbie

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    Just came across this, congrats on the new earnings. Seems like people are achieving their goals out here! Please keep us informed.