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My Journey to $50 with a Quiz Site

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by jamesdarby108, Aug 7, 2019.

  1. homebasebiz

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    Wow! Wow! What a educative and productive journey the OP have here.

    I read from page 1 to page 37 taking notes along.

    OP any update?



     
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    Following this.
    Never thought of a niche like this. Highly curious to know some more about it.
     
  3. jamesdarby108

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    Sorry, only just got the notification for these.

    Thanks for your compliments and your offer, I currently don't have a cat quiz but I might have to take you up on your offer when I do. ;)

    Shout-out went up a couple days ago. Update soon.

    Glad you like it!
     
  4. jamesdarby108

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    UPDATE

    Forgot to mention in my previous update that I had 2 quizzes made from someone on fiverr, both quizzes are based around TV series. After uploading those quizzes to my site I messaged a bunch of instagram accounts within the niche.

    I also moved my hosting to Liquid Web managed wordpress, which so far, has been one of the best decisions.

    Shoutout

    I had a $20 shoutout go live on a page with 35k followers, 3k average likes and around 80% US audience (this is much higher than the other shoutouts because the show is US based). The results of the shoutout are below:

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    Happy once again with the earnings here, thats a $37.35 profit.
    I have a shoutout going up today within the same niche and I'm hoping to get similar results, I'd like to get one more shoutout done by the end of the month.

    I've been tracking my expenses/profit better since the start of the month so there will be a running total now. The expenses/profit meter will reset each month.

    Expenses (Feb): £94.78 ($122.58)
    Revenue (Feb): $268.84 (£207.90)
     
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    Federico Lorenzo Newbie

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    Good luck with your best journey.
     
  6. homebasebiz

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    I am so happy for you that everything is going great now.

    I believe you are using your new site (the .co version) for this campaign right?

    Curious to know as to why you think the ad 300x250 square did not get impression?

    I believe (i300x250 square) ad is a hooligan ad as well and what location it is placed?

    It seems you are already in love with the Liquid Web managed wordpress but would not be safe to wait till when you do a shout out on a big instagram
    page with about 600,000 and above followers before you judge?

    Lastly what package/plan of Liquid Web managed wordpress you ran this current campaign on?

    Thanks




     
  7. jamesdarby108

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    Thanks!

    Ignore the 300x250 its not placed anywhere so idk why it even got 1 impression. Its true I need to wait untill I do a big shoutout but the site was holding fine with 200 concurrent users so it shows good signs for the future. I use the spark plan (the cheapest)
     
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  8. homebasebiz

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    What do you think of this Namecheap managed wordpress hosting to the Liquid one: https://www.namecheap.com/wordpress/ in term of price and futures?

    Also is it your new site with Hooligan you are using for this campaign?





     
  9. jamesdarby108

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    Namecheap looks decent, its always hard to tell as they often don't say all their server specs + it can greatly depend on other variables not just the specs. I just have to go off reviews, the way liquid web talked about php workers sounded like it really suited the php heavy quiz website.

    Yes, its the hooligan site :)
     
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    Green numbers are always nice to see! Good luck for future, mate!
     
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    Wow! So happy for you!
    Is your ad network a CPC or a CPM one?
    And what are their minimum traffic requirements?
    Adsense is so low paying in the beginning of the year.:weep:
     
  12. jamesdarby108

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    Thanks!

    Its CPM, but obviously CPM relies heavily on clicks. I'm not sure on the minimum requirements, get in contact with @se900se if you are interested :)
     
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    The amount of traffic you're getting from these instagram accounts are quite impressive.

    I'm assuming stories are bringing you the most traffic compared to feed posts right?

    I've been doing dropshipping and POD with instagram influencers for the past few years, and I've never even been close to getting the amount of clicks you're getting from a single page, even from much much larger ones.

    I guess free entertainment does a lot better than trying to sell products in terms of traffic haha.

    I decided to purchase a complete quiz site from @se900se earlier this week, after being inspired by this journey!

    Do you have any tips for what's working when trying to push traffic from ig to quiz sites? Or do you just have some sick ad creatives :p
     
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    The fact it's a quiz speaks for itself, I do try to make the ad creatives as nice as I can and there is a slight bit of click bait. Its actually the feed post that brings in the large majority of the traffic.
     
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    Oh, wouldn't have thought that feed posts would've brought most of the traffic. Thanks for the tips mate!
     
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    i think you should go with cloud hosting like digital ocean , so you can scale up if you get high amount of traffic.
     
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    Was using it before liquid web, I was paying large amounts of money for a site that still couldn't hold itself together with large volumes of traffic.
     
  18. homebasebiz

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    @jamesdarby108 you said this as regard your Amazon affiliate link in one of your campaigns.

    But people on or from instagram are buying stuff on shopify stores.
     
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    Keep it up. Check your pm
     
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    Wow really inspiring good job dude!