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Timing of implementing your monetization strategy into your website?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by outthemirror, May 18, 2012.

  1. outthemirror

    outthemirror Newbie

    May 13, 2011
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    My small niche site was Hit hard by penguin update recently (1000 monthly unique ip to less than 100) and I am considering moving to another domain. But now I have the question of when to add affiliate links to my website. There are two ways.

    1. Add content and do SEO first for several months, and add affiliate links after getting enough visitors. This may look good in Google's eyes but I will loose some $$$ in the start.

    2. Adding content and affiliate links at the same time. I will loose no money, but this may seem bad in Google's eyes and have potential danger of lowering my ranking.

    How do you guys think of this? Thanks.
  2. JERnie19

    JERnie19 Regular Member

    Apr 13, 2012
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    I'm not an expert myself, but I believe it's safer to wait until your site gets a decent in SERPs and has some traffic going in before placing the affiliate links.
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