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The Hat Trick Method

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by MontyzPython, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. MontyzPython

    MontyzPython BANNED BANNED

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    It's been a while since I've written up a method and it's been even longer since I gave one away for free, so I thought it was about time.

    This won't make you rich, but if you can fog a mirror, you can make a few bucks with it.

    So why "the hat trick"? Well, in hockey a hat trick is when the same player scores three goals in the same game.

    With this method, you're going to make money from three different sources thereby killing three birds with one stone. Actually, if you're smart, you might be able to pull income from FOUR sources. Best of all, this is mostly white hat - it's just a way to maximize your profits.

    So the method is to give people what they want. Yep, simple isn't it? Give people what they want, and you get what you want - which is money. It's nice how the world works that way sometimes.

    You are going to find things or answers that people are desperately searching for, and you are going to help them locate them. This will become more clear in a minute, just hang in there.

    Example: I just went over to Yahoo Answers and looked at some questions. Here's a hot one...

    "Are there any Pokeman Platinum cheat codes that work in the U.S.?"

    So let's say you go out and find some cheat codes that work in the U.S. If you've got a website or a blog, make a post with the cheat codes in them (this will still work if you don't have one, you can either just go get a Blogger blog, or just put the codes in a document).

    Now, are you going to answer the question and link to your post with the cheat codes? Hell no.

    First, you are going to create an account with LinkBucks (see my sig below). LinkBucks is basically a link shortening service (kind of like TinyURL) except that they pay you when someone clicks on the link. If you choose, the "Intermission" ad, you get paid the most.

    So you create your account with LinkBucks.

    Then, are you going to answer the question with a LinkBucks link that points to your blog post? Hell no. We've got more money to make first.

    You are also going to create an account with ShareCash (again, see my sig). ShareCash is a file uploading site like Rapidshare or Mediafire. The difference is that the user needs to complete an offer first before they can download the file, paying you $0.20 to $1.00 per download.

    So are you going to answer the question with a LinkBucks link that points to your ShareCash download link to download a text document containing the cheat codes? Hell no.

    The document that you upload to ShareCash is going to say, "Turns out ShareCash doesn't allow cheat codes to be uploaded, so just go to my blog post here to find the cheat codes." Then you paste a link to your blog post in the document.

    Then, on that blog post, you are going to install the CPA Lead gateway (see my sig below once again). You can read more about the CPA Lead gateway here...

    http://www.blippitt.com/caution-earnings-are-about-to-explode

    Basically, the user hits your page and then is prompted to, you guessed it, complete an offer in order to view your "protected content" - which gets you paid.

    See an example here...

    http://www.blippitt.com/club-penguin-easter-egg-hunt-2009-eggs-and-bonus-cheats

    So, let's recap...

    1) Find a hot question or topic to answer, or find a rare video, etc.

    2) Post the answers to the question or the video to your blog.

    3) Protect that post with the CPA Lead gateway.

    4) Create a Word doc or PDF file with a link pointing to your blog post.

    5) Upload the document to ShareCash.

    6) Answer the question with a LinkBucks link pointing to your ShareCash link.

    Question --> LinkBucks --> ShareCash --> CPALead --> Answer

    I said you might even be able to earn from four sources. Of course, a savvy marketer will work affiliate links into the answer as well. If someone is looking for cheap or rare concert tickets, work in your StubHub or Ticketmaster affiliate link.

    Be creative. Don't limit yourself to Yahoo Answers. Find questions in other forums that you can answer with this technique.

    Oh, and very important, CPA Lead does NOT allow porn or adult content. They will also ban you if you try to fake people out. Don't post a fake video link that doesn't work and then try to protect it with the gateway.

    Be sure you really have something of value to give your user or you will get banned. Also, don't post ShareCash links on BHW. They're not allowed here. :pcguru:

    Find more money-making ideas here...

    http://www.blippitt.com/tag/make-200-per-day

    Have fun!
     
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  2. teenmoney

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    This is actually a pretty sweet idea :)
     
  3. kg21

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    Thanks i will have to give this a shot..might get my niece to do some research for me..Peace
     
  4. screwster

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    Wooohooo, this post kinda made me smile in a bad way. Poor surfer in the internet jungle...

    good post
     
  5. aмillionaírе

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    Sharecash keeps my bottom line fat, so I'll definitely have to try the things you recommend here! Great guide.
     
  6. HelloInsomnia

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    What about CPA Lead --> Linkbux --> SC --> final product. That way you get the CPA Lead first which im assuming would pay out the best.. Then still pickup the extra money from linkbux and sc. I'm only saying this because I don't see someone downloading something that only has a link in it to a download site that is too redundant. Anyways great method otherwise.
     
  7. MontyzPython

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    Bingo.

    While I'm not going to spell out all of the twists and turns, you DO either need to make sure that either A) what you are offering is unique and can't be found elsewhere or B) the demographic of the people asking the question is "You can't fix stupid." :D
     
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    Yup, you could do that too. CPA Lead does pay out the best of the three.

    I just like to go from simplest thing (clicking a link), to most complex thing (completing the offer) because by the time they get to having to complete an offer, they're at least somewhat invested in the process by then.

    Test and tweak. Test and tweak.
     
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  9. hwolfpack6

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    Lmaonade! Now that's called milking a person for all they are worth!
     
  10. yao1994

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    i would recommend to throw out link bucks... they pay u like $1 for 1000 clicks... u prob get more click troughs if you dont have linkbucks

    so just use sharecash and cpa lead
     
  11. nam6641

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    is the sharecash owner a member on BHW? anyone know his name? (wanna PM him a question)
     
  12. DENNYBOY

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    Hell No...we can add cookie stuffing as well with this to add one more source of income :D

    Great post dude.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Denny :)
     
  13. tonlilaz

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    hahaha...

    kinda like alice in wonderland...

    csing the page w/game affs is more way to squeeze mroe $$ out of this :D. I didn't know about linkbucks....

    thanx for the tip

     
  14. zebrahat

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    A different get-paid funnel I've suggested is one of writing a paid article directory (AC and the others), that links to a hub page or squidoo lens full of CPM ads. That in turn offers a link to a free download (via a trialpay or CPA lead gateway) that may also lead to a OTO (for an additional free download via CPA offer or PPI), before finally landing the user on an affiliate SEO page.

    Clearly this pathway could be enhanced by using linkbucks type urls (especially if a program could be found that pays even better) and sharecash as a download source. The big point is you could get paid 4-5 or more times along the funnel without the clicking user ever actually buying anything. This is the way I'm setting up my blog/site pathways these days, with a pay per sale affiliate product being the end point or icing on the cake, after the whole CPA ka-ching path has been set up as above.
     
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  15. takeover

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    cool post.please keep up the good work.
     
  16. vivalafeva

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    I cant seem to find what kind of amounts share cash pays per a click on a link anywhere on their site. What kind of money can u get per click with them? And does it change per the niche?
     
  17. Jax08

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    What do you mean by per click?
     
  18. nattzor

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    I think he means like how much he gets when someone usese the sharelink link.
     
  19. lolzap

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    Will someone go through all this shit for one simple answer? Someone else will give the right answer on the yahoo answers page so, the one who asked won't trouble to check what you said. Correct me if I am wrong.
     
  20. shm03

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    I am thinking what lozap is... would someone go through all those hoops for that, although if they did you would probably earn say $2.50 for everyone who completes the loop...

    So I see where you are going with it, but personally I think its a bit too long winded, perhaps redirecting a linkbucks to another linkbucks?

    Just checked :

    LinkBucks pay 0.5$/1000 Clicks! (0.05 cents per click)

    Depositfiles pay 5-10$/1000 Downloads! (0.5-1 cent per download)

    CPA depends on your convert ion rate etc - but this is the killer one
     
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