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The Last Samurai's journey to 249$/day

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Last Samurai, Nov 1, 2014.

  1. Last Samurai

    Last Samurai Newbie

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    Hi there, after reading this forum for more than a year, I decided to create this thread.

    Special thanks to Legendary Hacker aka ∂αякѕтαя, who is my biggest inspiration and taught me a lot, even if he doesn't know about it.

    I am Last Samurai. I've been making money through PPD/CPA since over 1,5 years. For 1 year my earnings were 500$/month. I was happy for it, because it's pretty much in my country, and I didn't have to work hard 8 hours a day. I just made nice landing page + YT video, and then I was spending only 1-2 hours monthly (100% autopilot). Then my earnings have decreased to 300-350$/month. It made me feel bad. I knew i had to do somethings with it. I was reading forums (incl. BHW), looking for informations, niches, also was reading much about SEO, and so on. I was spending 80% free time for it, but my earnings was still the same, even worse. Then I realized that I work totally ineffectively (!). I could spend a lot of time on reading about making money, but didn't make money. That was a KEY. And now I am here.

    To earn money, I wanna use PPD networks (not sure if i can say names here). No CPA anymore.

    What I have already done:
    - bought 2 domains (.com & .net)
    - installed wordpress and necessary plugins
    - bought premium theme on themeforest
    - added several posts
    - optimized a bit my websites
    - uploaded 3 videos but didn't promote them yet (i made a mistake cos I used my home IP address to do that. Now gonna buy proxies for uploading. Can you recommend me any provider, who has good proxies for google/yt ?)

    What I want to do:
    - add more posts into my sites
    - create promotional videos
    - uplaod them using proxies
    - completely optimize my sites

    I also want to start learning english. To do that, i need to "hire" a native-speaker from US/UK. It's not a problem in my city. The only disadvantage is a price.

    I will update this thread as often as possible - sometimes everyday sometimes not. I will also add weekly reports.

    I know my english doesn't look good, especially for people from US/UK. And I'm sure I made a thousand mistakes in this text. So, if you wanna help me to improve my english, send me a PM and write what I said wrong, and how to say it correctly - I WILL BE VERY GRATEFUL!

    Today is November 1, 2014. Time to start!
    Have a nice day!
     
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  2. davids355

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  3. deciphers

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    nice and good luck with journey . Keep us updated.
     
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  4. Onizukafr

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    Good luck for your journey! I always use freelancer site to get my landing page with perfect language.
     
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  5. AdMissile

    AdMissile Newbie Premium Member

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    Sub'd to see how things go.
     
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  6. jcdino789

    jcdino789 Junior Member

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    Good luck last Samurai!
    So , right now , youtube would be your your main traffic source?
     
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  7. 00siddharth00

    00siddharth00 Newbie

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    Wish you the best of luck! knock 'em dead :)
     
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  8. failureteaches

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    Looking forward to some linkbuilding tips along the way.
     
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  9. MasterJohnlee

    MasterJohnlee Newbie

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    Best of luck man!! :)
     
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  10. Methodone

    Methodone Junior Member

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    Wow, where the hell do you live? 500$ \ month is less than 15$ a day which means less than 2$ a hour?
     
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  11. FastService247

    FastService247 Power Member

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    well ..very good...good luck your journey
     
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  12. V

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    Good luck on your journey mate...Please keep us updated! :) ;)
     
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  13. Jeremy96x

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    Keep it up! I have a couple of questions. How do you make your videos? How long are they? Are you focusing on one niche?
     
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  14. kinlee

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    I'm curious, where do you live to be able to survive off of $500 a month?

    Anyways, I hope you reach your goal during your journey!
     
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  15. Last Samurai

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    thanks bro

    thx. i will :)

    thanks

    thanks. Yes, at first I wanna use YT as main traffic source.

    thanks :)

    What you mean?

    thx

    I live in Poland. 500$ isn't much, but people usually work here from Monday to Friday. Not everyday. For example every supermarket pays a bit less than 500$ for working hard for 8 hours (from Monday to Friday). It sucks.

    thank you

    thanks, you can be sure that i will keep you updated :)

    thx. I just record my videos using Camtasia Studio. Length is always different, from 20s to several minutes. I have a couple of niches.

    Poland :s Thanks =)




    OMG! I couldn't believe when I saw so many replies! That's incredible for me.

    TOPIC
    Yesterday I bought proxies for uploading into YT. :cool:
    I'm gonna buy also LTE mobile internet, which has a dynamic IP - what do you think about this solution?


    Yesterday's earnings: 9.5$

    Tomorrow will be better!
     
  16. SKY7692

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    Yeah sure tomorrow will be better.
     
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  17. Last Samurai

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    Hi BHW. I'm motivated as f**k, even though my earnings do not show that. I do really much. My sites look better and better. They're fully connected to social media, so I can boost them. All WP plugins installed, and so on. Yesterday I created 3 videos and uploaded them via 3 different proxies. Added also 3 posts into my websites. I have my own method for videos promoting (not unpublished method). I want to use additional video hostings to get more traffic (DM, metacafe, and maybe something else).

    Yesterday's earnings: 7$.

    Last Samurai.
     
  18. Mindanao

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    Good luck with your journey mate. I wish you luck. :D
     
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  19. Last Samurai

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    This is my weekly report, as I have promised before. Last days weren't that good as I'd want to. I've been ill and spent 90% of my time in bed. I've changed my mind and decided to still use CPA network. I wanna leave from my work to have more time for internet business, family, and private life. One of my niches is on the 10th place in american google! It gave me a power to create my 1st backlink ever! To be honest, link building isn't easy at all..Or I just don't know the proper methods. Another news is that my YT Account provider tricked me. It means he's changed the passwords and removed my videos. Lesson is: be careful who you trust, especially on fiverr.

    [TR="bgcolor: white"] [/TR]
    Date Views Clicks CTR Leads Conv EPC RPM Revenue
    Monday, Nov 3rd, 2014 56 29 51.79% 5 17.24% $0.16 $80.89 $4.53
    [TR="bgcolor: white"] [/TR]
    Date Views Clicks CTR Leads Conv EPC RPM Revenue
    Tuesday, Nov 4th, 2014 50 23 46.00% 5 21.74% $0.36 $166.00 $8.30
    [TR="bgcolor: white"] [/TR]
    Date Views Clicks CTR Leads Conv EPC RPM Revenue
    Wednesday, Nov 5th, 2014 77 39 50.65% 5 12.82% $0.17 $87.27 $6.72
    [TR="bgcolor: white"] [/TR]
    Date Views Clicks CTR Leads Conv EPC RPM Revenue
    Thursday, Nov 6th, 2014 42 17 40.48% 5 29.41% $0.47 $192.14 $8.07
    +1.30$ from PPD network
    [TR="bgcolor: white"] [/TR]
    Date Views Clicks CTR Leads Conv EPC RPM Revenue
    Friday, Nov 7th, 2014 30 20 66.67% 5 25.00% $1.57 $1,048.67 $31.46
    +0.77$ from PPD network
    [TR="bgcolor: white"] [/TR]
    Date Views Clicks CTR Leads Conv EPC RPM Revenue
    Saturday, Nov 8th, 2014 31 15 48.39% 2 13.33% $0.22 $107.10 $3.32
    [TR="bgcolor: white"] [/TR]
    Date Views Clicks CTR Leads Conv EPC RPM Revenue
    Sunday, Nov 9th, 2014 63 34 53.97% 7 20.59% $0.33 $180.48 $11.37

    It gives me total amount of 78$

    Edit: I show you stats for unique IPs!


    As you can see I had great luck on Friday :p All earnings could be better, but you know what happened to my YT accounts and uploaded videos... But I don't give up and keep working. I'll have dynamic IP in few days, so uploading videos and creating accounts will be much easier! I think also about Scrapebox...
     
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  20. BigBangTheory

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    Wow! Congratulations. Those stats are looking great so far and good luck with your journey! I'll be sure to keep watch.
     
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