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Spam site - will it work [HACKS]

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Piotr__11, Feb 10, 2016.

  1. Piotr__11

    Piotr__11 Junior Member

    Mar 13, 2012
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    I have a database of quite old but still profitable niche - game hacks.
    By database I mean 1.2K+ prepared hacks with info like
    - game name
    - game image
    - hack features (real)
    - working hack app exe file with all above
    - short 100-200words description

    I am able to easly fetch more 'hacks'.

    I was uploading it to blog but I probably made some seo mistakes and its not very profitable.
    So the new idea is to write application which will upload all those hacks to another website (of course not all at once).
    To get some content in posts I'm thinking about using some spinned text.
    I could easly do it on many domains and use different post schema/seo packages.

    I am worried about SERPs.

    How do you think, is it worth trying?
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2016
  2. ChanzGrande

    ChanzGrande Elite Member

    Feb 16, 2008
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    You could slow drip it into a wordpress installation about 100 ways, but the real thing here is that you appear to not recognize the off-site factors that might be effecting your site. Let us consider stuff like ... is anyone even looking for these game hacks ... do these games even exist anymore ... are other competitors trying to rank in this niche ... what kind of SEO setup do I need to effectively drive traffic to this site assuming I don't want to buy ads or can't do that ... etc...

    Nobody can really do much for you with this because there are a lot of moving parts. I think a lot of people often think I will just dump this database on a website, and money will magically appear. As it turns out the money only appears when traffic appears. You're worrying about building a site for which you have no idea if anyone will come. It's not field of dreams. They don't come just because you build it.

    They come because you have something they want. Now your database might be filled with valuable hacks for active games, but I would definitely REMOVE any dead ones for starts. That will require you to parse the data and clean this thing up, and you will likely be left with a much smaller database. That's both good and bad.

    Good because you know you won't be wasting resources chasing people that don't exist - those that want to play games that don't even exist anymore. What a waste of time and resources. It will be bad obviously because you will feel like you have a smaller or less valuable asset. The truth is you will have a more accurate and more valuable asset.

    Now in the end - you need traffic, so before you go out and invest all your time and resources building this database into a site - figure out how you're getting traffic, and how you're getting paid. Before you can answer those types of questions you are simply positioning yourself to continually experience the frustrating thing you just went through - which is you build a site but it never earns well.

    As is - you don't get paid because nobody is looking for your stuff, and if they are - your competitors outrank you. Many of these hacks you have will be easy low-lying fruit keywords, so they will be easy to rank for. Over time you can become more trusted and like an authority site in the niche so you do have a nice opportunity, but it's going to be harder than you expected.

    Make it happen!
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