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My Journey Towards Success OR??? [Everyday Status Update]

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by womanfcuker, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. womanfcuker

    womanfcuker Regular Member

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    My Fellow BHWians,

    Brief Story

    I'm here in BHW for a while. I learned a lot and benefited from many services here. I was clear winner in IM (In my own terms) till last May when Panda hit me so badly. Most of my adsense sites gone dead or lost traffic 60%. I came down to $10 from a $100+ to in a very small amount of time.

    And the worst part was I decided to quit my day job in an MNC by the end of July and I had put the resignation already. Even when I see the drops I believed that I will come back for sure. As I came back strongly in almost all the earlier occations.

    And still I decided to quit and follow my IM dream even I was not earning enough money. I relieved from my duties on June first week and started working very hard (may be NOT SMART) on my adsense sites. I have tried many services without any luck.

    But the bad days wasn't just over and at the end of the month, 2 of money sites totally deindexed from Google! So now my earning was not even $10 a day!

    I still kept working and hope to get back to see the SERP results and wishing for the earlier days... But it never happened. In the beginning of August when I was talking with one of my IM friend he suggested me to start a Service instead of relying on Adsense or affiliate marketing. And I decided to give a final try before I forced to join a new 9-5 job again.

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    I made this journey thread to keep myself motivated and keep the things in order. I will update my every day work and Search engine positions here. If this helps anybody I will be more than happy to know that.

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    Here is the Project details

    Service - WordPress Related
    TLD - .com
    Letters in the domain - 8
    Domain Registered - 8/25/2011
    Registed for - 2 Years
    Theme used - Woothemes Inspire

    Total cost so far

    Domain Registration - $20
    Competition Analysis + Sales Letter - $150
    Inspire Theme - $70
    Logo - $15
    Gravity Forms Plugin - $39
    Total - $294

    Main keyword details

    Words - 3 Words keyword
    Competition with quotes - 364,000
    Competition without quotes - 11,500,000
    allintitle: - 1,750
    inurl: - 267,000

    SEO Works done so far (I decided to keep low in the beginning)

    Onpage SEO
    10 Social Bookmarking via imautomator.
    Submitted to Digg.
    Done 3 Google+
    5 Articles each to ArticlesBase & GoArticles.
    Created a Facebook Page and Twitter page
    3 posts on the Blog.
    Added to Google Webmasters and submitted the sitemap.

    Keyword Status

    Google.com - 283 (But it's an inner page, it got index before the OnPage SEO done)
    Google.com - 474 (Home page)

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    So here I start my journey guys. I request all your support, advises and good gestures in this journey.

    Wish me luck. Thanks for reading. :)

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    1. If anybody believes in karma and wants to show their good gesture by giving me some services I will be really greatful.

    2. Last but not the least if anybody ofended by my username, I'm sorry I was high that day and that's what I was doing in that time (2 yrs passed!).

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  2. cjbmeb14

    cjbmeb14 Regular Member

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    Your friend was right in saying don't just rely on Adsense anything can happen here.

    I work for myself and am enjoying every minute of it, right now I am trying to find more affiliates to help me and them progress further. My business is in my signature link.

    I also believe in karma as well.

    If you have Srapebox you could offer your services in that area as well.
    You can obviously build websites so you could offer building sites for local businesses in your area.

    The main thing is to keep focused and discipline yourself in the hours you work.
    Good Luck.
     
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  3. judson

    judson Power Member

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    I might be able to help if you need hosting. You won't get a panel though, but I am sure I can host your WP for you. Drop me a PM
     
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  4. judson

    judson Power Member

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    I can't believe you spent that much money on a theme though.
     
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  5. womanfcuker

    womanfcuker Regular Member

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    Thanks for your reply. I totally agree with your views on adsense the fun of working for yourself.

    I have seen your business idea, it's innovative but I'm not into real estate and I'm not very good in convincing people.

    I have the scrapebox but don't have enough AA lists to provide the service professionally. I know that I can find some list in the forum but I'm interested to concentrate on this site and not to get diverted.

    I will try my level best keep focused and disciplined, that's the main reason I started this thread.

    Thanks mate, but I have a hosting already.

    I wanted a professional looking theme and I was pretty impressed with the look of the Inspire theme. May be a little bit costly but I'm serious this time. :)
     
  6. swoffire

    swoffire Registered Member

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    you can sell advertising to local businesses on the site.

    1. Do a bit of PPC for some good keywords print the screenshots, of your url on page one of Google get them in a nice looking folder
    2. send a few thousand visitors to the site with ******
    3. print Google analytics's showing monthly traffic in the 1000s
    4. approach local business that offer complimentary services or products to your market, show them the screenshots and just charge $25 dollars a month to be on the front page or $150 for the year (adjust your pricing depending on how confident you are)

    Good way to monetize while you are waiting for other income
     
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  7. womanfcuker

    womanfcuker Regular Member

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    Day 2

    Created 5 Web 2.0 properties with 3 articles on each. Not added the money site URL to them, will add once these properties are indexed by Google.

    Property Sites

    1. Blogger
    2. Tumblr
    3. Weebly
    4. Webs
    5. Yola

    If anybody can give me a scrapebox blast to these URLs I will be very thankful. :)

    Ranking on Google.com

    267 - Inner Page
    452 - Home Page
     
  8. womanfcuker

    womanfcuker Regular Member

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    Thanks, that's a nice idea. In fact I had done a course on AdWords recently. But local people here is not much in to Internet advertising, they still believe in Newspaper ads and TV ads. Anyways I will still give it a try. :)
     
  9. womanfcuker

    womanfcuker Regular Member

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    Day-3

    1. Did an SB blast to all the Web 2.0 properties and Article Links.

    2. Order a GIG for 100 Social Bookmarking links. (Yet to receive the report)
     
  10. Gudrulea

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    Any updates?:))
     
  11. britcpa

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    yeah, hows the project going?
     
  12. Ramse

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    4 years later - I would like to hear the outcome of the journey, and what are the lesson OP learned along the way?
     
  13. wizard04

    wizard04 Elite Member

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    lol are you kidding? The user is not active more then 2 years, I don't think you will see any update.