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Planing to make a ebook site, suggestions?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Alpenkorps, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. Alpenkorps

    Alpenkorps BANNED BANNED

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    Hi BHW,

    I am planning to make a word-press site and posting ebooks and mags on it. A few categories, each post will contain an image of the ebook cover, some unique description and a working download link. I hope to post latest ebooks and mags regularly. I am thinking about putting more work in posting than advance seo. Lets say 20 posts a day and 20 backlinks for each post and SN bookmarking ?

    Now here is the questions:

    Is this concept really that old? How are my chances to put up a fight?

    And any suggestions about making this project a success, would be very very appreciated.

    Thanks a lot :)
     
  2. Eliaz

    Eliaz Newbie

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    Which e-book theme will you be using?
     
  3. Alpenkorps

    Alpenkorps BANNED BANNED

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    Nothing specific in mind, a simple two column wordpress theme I guess, posts on left, categories and other menu on right, thats pretty much all I have planned. Do you have any recommendation?
     
  4. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    To answer your questions:
    Yep.
    Slim.

    So let me get it right, are you going to list free e-books or the pirated versions of paid ones? If it's the latter then you are guaranteed to have A LOT of legal trouble so you need to find a hosting provider that ignores all complaints and allows you to set up the server completely anonymously. While this is achievable, a considerably more difficult piece of the puzzle is having this site make any money - as through following the money channel you can still be reached.

    If you're intending to promote free e-books though then that's obviously a whole different story. But the issue with this is that there are already loads of similar aggregator sites out there so you're going to have a hard time competing with them.
     
  5. Alpenkorps

    Alpenkorps BANNED BANNED

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    Thanks for your reply mate. I am planning to post paid ebooks as soon as they appear on private forums/networks, normally they have very little or no exposure on public sites first few days. Obviously legal is a big issue here. But what I am actually concerned is getting enough interested traffic.

    Its that old huh? Bummer :(