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Types Of Businesses that grow passively online

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by TalsGuide, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. TalsGuide

    TalsGuide BANNED BANNED

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    hey guys,i have a question for you
    what types of businessess do you know online that grow by theirself
    i mean like forums,online chats and those kind of services that the users bring more users
    and help the site grow,

    snow ball effect :p,you start the snowball and it keeps growing and growing by itself

    i am doing a list of those type of websites and i need your help
    i would really appreciate it if you could help me
     
  2. black101

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    any interesting website can do that, it depends how you market it
     
  3. TalsGuide

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    you are right but i am asking for types that are easy to start and help grow
    normal website almost never get people to send them to others,but forum people are talking and inviting friends to see
     
  4. OldClock

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    You're talking about sites with user-generated content. Here's some off the top of my head:

    1. Forums
    2. Funny Image Sites like FunnyJunk or 9Gag
    3. Massive social networking sites like Youtube, Facebook, Twitter etc.
    4. Search Engines (they don't really have users but the content is generated by someone else)
    5. Torrent trackers

    One thing to note if you want to make a site like this is that they aren't passive. You have to check them everyday to make sure nothing is going wrong with them (e.g., people uploading illegal stuff, bugs and coding problems etc). You'd probably be better off making a blog in an uncompetitive, evergreen niche where you can write content that will stay up for a long time and will have people searching for it for a long time. You can also have a social sharing effect on these types of sites if you lock content on them with share lockers. Basically, people have to share your website in order to access some content you have on there. For an example of this go to MatthewWoodward.co.uk. He has lots of those share lockers on his site.
     
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  6. TalsGuide

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    do you guys got anymore suggestions