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Question to the clever people: How Could I Monetize My "site"?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by AndyR, May 13, 2010.

  1. AndyR

    AndyR Registered Member

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    How to monetize this site?

    Hey,

    I have this "site" at www.socialcityhacks.com which I set up for my first and last Clickbank experiment. The product I was starting to promote got closed down like day after i bought the domain and set it up and bought some link-building to it.

    I left it there and just now checked my analytics and saw that I have some steady traffic on it which would be stupid to let go to waste.

    The domain is quite good I think. Unfortunately I see no related affiliate product on the listings.

    So what would be your suggestions on how to make some money from it? Can you may be suggest a product to promote there? It should be more or less autopilot as i`m not playing the stupid game myself and have no interest to start blogging about it or something.

    Thank you in advance, I am sure that this wonderful forum has more than enough clever members who`ll help me out. If things work out then I have no problem giving out a reward for the effort you took to think along and give advice.
     
  2. biks

    biks Power Member

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    That's a pretty targeted niche - tips on a particular game. Do you have a copy of the original .pdf? How about rewriting it and selling it as your own?

    I would've never built on a niche that had a limited shelf life if you found it an effort to bang out the landing page. Why is this your last Clickbank experiment?
     
  3. AndyR

    AndyR Registered Member

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    Thank you for the answer.

    No unfortunately I do not have the copy. I was thinking may be outsourcing to somebody to make a new one and then sell it?

    I didn`t really make the landing page I just rewrited it.

    Probably I will take another shot at CB sometimes in the future.

    Who else has some ideas?
     
  4. falcommoney

    falcommoney Junior Member

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    If you look at their homepage it says:
    This website is no longer available . Sorry Playdom made us shut it down
    (http://socialcitydomination.com/)

    So I dont know if its a smart idea to write your own...
     
  5. liquid5170

    liquid5170 Junior Member

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    make it free email submits and build your list
     
  6. AndyR

    AndyR Registered Member

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    For what should they sign up for? What should I do with the list?

    I understand that you mean to make like 5 day Social City course and then use the emails for promotional stuff? I don`t think that the list will be very good for unrelated cb products...`

    Thank you for your thought anyway, it`s nice to see people thinking about it!
     
  7. Chronos

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    First of all, you should make an opt-in email list, so even though you don't have a product up right now, you can sell it to them later.
     
  8. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    That's a really decent landing page. You did that yourself? Good job.

    Even though you don't have the original pdf, it's probably floating around out there somewhere. You could try to track down a torrent copy or a fansite that posted a copy.

    If you can't do that then do a search for cheats and hacks for the game and make your own list. It doesn't matter if its as good as the original one was, as long as it gives a good list. On something like this I would have gotten a copy myself when it was still there just to protect against this exact situation. Well that and the possibility that I could have just mad a better version myself and promoted my own clickbank product instead of his. :cool:

    I hate having my livelyhood be tied into something that out of my control can just shut down one day and go away. :(
     
  9. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Well it might be good to sign up as an affiliate on some game site. Send them offers to buy other games, and also offers for cheatsheets on other similar games. You could even include those type of offers in the hacks and cheatsheet you create to replace the original product.
     
  10. ChampGuy

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    Just put some cheats up and protect them with a gateway
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