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Pay Off University Before I Leave - £50,000 - 3/4 Years Max - Amateur 2 (Hopefully) Expert

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by StudentDebtRecovery, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. StudentDebtRecovery

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  2. skoroshkin

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    Interestingly, good luck in the journey buddy
     
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  3. StudentDebtRecovery

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    Day 1

    The Plan

    The plan for today is to setup social media accounts for the site on the two major networks, Twitter and Facebook. For now I will have to post manually and also work out how to get good social signals to increase the sites rankings. Looking at peoples posts this is the best method to gain a rank boost.

    I also need to work on targeting some keywords. I haven't selected any yet (other then the most obvious, searched ones) so I need to work on that to gain some stable traffic. My clicks are dropping rapidly from google by over 50% then rising again, not sure as too why.

    The Stats

    Site One - Rice Site Two - Ceramic
    Unique Views: 2,100 +120
    Main Keyword Rank: N/A
    Total Income $8 -$2
    • Setup a Social network page for the site on Facebook and Twitter. New ones. Find a way to get an audience.
    • Work out some good keywords to start targeting and gain some ranks, stable traffic from Google is priority.
    • My developer is transfering the site to a better script, could take upwards of a week though. Gives me time to make a plan of action though.
    Unique Views: 820 -100
    Main Keyword Rank: 1
    Total Income $0.10 -/+0
    • No plans, focusing on the earner to allow more investment into this project, competition is high.
    • Added social networking buttons, up to the users if they way to use them in anyway or not. (Share buttons, not linked to pages).

    I have profited overall, but for this journey I will take all profits and keep them, treat myself/reinvest. Below is a table I plan to keep updated for each day of the journey, this should be really useful to keep track of how much is going in and out without having to worry about profit/loss numbers going missing. I am trying to lay out this thread as cleanly and professionally as possible.

    Key: Additional Costs - Any sort of purchased SEO, bots, dev time etc, will be included in this section.

    Hosting Costs: $25/Month
    Additional Costs: $0
    Todays Cost: $25
    Total Costs: $25
    Todays Payout: $8.10
    Todays Overall Profit: - $16.90
    All Time Overall Profit: - $16.90
    Suggestions and feedback are welcome! If you are planning to join me, remember to include the cost of a domain and theme, I already had this developed so will not be including it.
     
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  4. TayaX

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    interesting, I'm subscribing, hope you get to where you want to be !
     
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  5. ProNe55

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    Really cool layout. Anyways , best of luck with your journey!
     
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  6. Not Ste Hughes

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    Titles like this will always end in disapointment.
     
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  7. StudentDebtRecovery

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    Thanks man!

    Thanks alot!

    Thanks for the feedback, trying to make it as friendly to read as possible.

    Just another reason to succeed. To prove you wrong.

    Can I ask why you think its going to end 'in disappointment?'
     
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    Interesting! I will try to keep an eye on this journey.
    What is your exact goal? How much do you got in debt?
     
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  9. Sherb

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    I'm a fan of how you're laying our your posts. Best of luck to you.
     
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    That's awesome, student debt is a pain but getting rid of it is like lifting 10 tons off you. Good luck and kick ass with it!
     
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  11. Aatrox

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    Good luck man, student debt sucks!
     
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    Day 2,3,4

    The Plan

    Apologies for the lack of updates, still no internet in my own house so doing anything is either by phone (on limited data) or going to a public cafe for wifi.. Yes I am that dedicated. So I have posted twice onto the new facebook page, using groups as a way to promote my posts. Only posted to 4-5 groups as the facebook account is fresh, I am however in like 30 groups. Managed to gain 1 like from the first image.. we all start somewhere.

    Question: Would it be better to post to Twitter manually? Or is linking the Twitter to auto-post my facebook links fine/the same?

    Also, development work to migrate to the newer, much better script has begun! Work is slow but it is progressing, plus the fact the site is already online and working makes no difference really, thats the best part about this passive system I have currently.

    The Stats

    Site One - Rice Site Two - Ceramic
    Unique Views: 2,800 +580
    Main Keyword Rank: N/A
    Total Income $8.50 +$0.50
    • Transfer to new script has begun, working as we speak on moving the software/site/users over.
    • Posts to the new facebook page have begun, two posts so far with some engagement, new account and new page so no idea what to expect.
    Unique Views: 860 +40
    Main Keyword Rank: 1
    Total Income $0.10 -/+0
    • No plans, focusing on the earner to allow more investment into this project, competition is high.

    Key: Additional Costs - Any sort of purchased SEO, bots, dev time etc, will be included in this section.

    Hosting Costs: $25/Month
    Additional Costs: $0
    Todays Cost: $0
    Total Costs: $25
    Todays Payout: $25.50
    Todays Overall Profit: $25.50
    All Time Overall Profit: $8.60
    Suggestions/Advice and Feedback are Welcome!

     
  14. StudentDebtRecovery

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    Day 5

    The Plan

    Got a tempoary block on the facebook account for joining too many groups, it was only like 20 but I guess that happens. I also am getting like 50-60 likes on my posts in groups but my page isn't getting many likes, any ideas?

    Question: Would it be better to post to Twitter manually? Or is linking the Twitter to auto-post my facebook links fine/the same?

    The Stats

    Site One - Rice Site Two - Ceramic
    Unique Views: 2,300 -500
    Main Keyword Rank: 15!
    Total Income $3.50 -$5.00
    • Transfer to new script has begun, working as we speak on moving the software/site/users over.
    • Posts to the new facebook page have begun, two posts so far with some engagement, new account and new page so no idea what to expect.
    Unique Views: 790 -60
    Main Keyword Rank: 1
    Total Income $0.10 -/+0
    • No plans, focusing on the earner to allow more investment into this project, competition is high.

    Key: Additional Costs - Any sort of purchased SEO, bots, dev time etc, will be included in this section.

    Hosting Costs: $25/Month
    Additional Costs: $0
    Todays Cost: $0
    Total Costs: $25
    Todays Payout: $3.60
    Todays Overall Profit: $3.60
    All Time Overall Profit: $12.20
    Suggestions/Advice and Feedback are Welcome!
     
  15. Sherb

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    It's been like two and a half months, man. Any updates on this?