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New site growing fast..Whats next.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by benniestacks, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. benniestacks

    benniestacks Registered Member

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    Hey Guys,

    I wrote about this in another post a couple months back... but a lot have changes since then.

    Anyway I have a NEW url shortener site that's averaging around 110k unique visits a month. I have not made a dime off of it yet and wanted to get some ideas on how you all would make money off of this thing?

    ...Also hypothetically how much could I make off of 110k unique monthly visits?

    I know people are using the site because it's super simple and currently doesn't have any ads on it, so I don't want to lose too many user but def want to turn some sort of profit off of this thing.


    Thanks in advance ladies and gents!
     
  2. atomicdonkey

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    Maybe set a limit to how much links a user can shorten per day/week. And then for a small fee, maybe a few dollars, the limit is gone for a set amount of time.

    I think that is the only way if you don't want to use ads.
     
  3. Bob_the_Builder

    Bob_the_Builder Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Have you put adsense or other ad networks on your site yet? And like the above stated add a premium service.
     
  4. keyword101

    keyword101 Newbie

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    Learn to monetize your site dude. I used to have great number of visitors on my free classifieds website without earning enough money to pay for hosting fees.

    I hope I could help you with this. Maybe some members on here will help you.
     
  5. everythingred

    everythingred Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Do what many download sites do. They have a lot of download buttons around the actual button that allows them to download a file. You just need your own twist at that point.
     
  6. 2011nfl

    2011nfl Supreme Member

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    So you figured out how to create a site, and you figured out how to get decent traffic to the site, and you can't figure out how to monetize it?

    [​IMG]
     
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  7. ClThis

    ClThis Regular Member

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    If you have a simple site that gets traffic and don't want to devalue it than do it the WIMP COM way. Check out their site, one banner ad on the top, one on the right hand side. Pretty easy, tons of traffic, retained value
     
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  8. Qokaine

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    slap a non intrusive ad or just make the ads seem like they flow or are more friendly, you could always split test to a certain amount of traffic.
     
  9. accelerator_dd

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    Make the stats public for anon members and for paid members private. Add some $4/month or $1/month. Get people hooked to it.
     
  10. benniestacks

    benniestacks Registered Member

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    Thanks for the great feedback guys
     
  11. VinBed

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    Bit.ly has an enterprise suite for businesses. They charge $1k/month+. For that price they offer more value to the business.
     
  12. innovalist

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    Care to share your website URL?

     
  13. benniestacks

    benniestacks Registered Member

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    Check your pm innovalist
     
  14. christianbed

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    Just a word of congratulations mate, that's fantastic...getting the traffic is the difficult step and there are some great suggestions above.
     
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  15. benniestacks

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    Thanks christianbed
     
  16. formosa

    formosa Regular Member

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    are those real users and not used by spammers ? sometime it would be misleading ...

    for the revenue, the demo would have difference on how much you can earn