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What are considered long-term and short-term income streams?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by loveiswar12, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. loveiswar12

    loveiswar12 Junior Member

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    I want to know what's considered "long-term" and "short-term." I know that long-term income lasts a long time before being shut down (if ever), and that short-term dies down due to various circumstances (trend gone, banned accounts, etc.)

    What methods or CPA offers are generally long-term? What are short-term?

    I know this is a broad Q. You don't have to list everything, I just want a general idea.
     
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    Generally, long-term income consists of whitehat methods while short-term income consists of blackhat methods. Building a list and creating your own product are whitehat because they tend to be more stable. Blackhat is something like CL and FB spamming because they are not stable and are against the rules. Some blackhat methods last longer than some whitehat methods.

    I hope this helps. :)
     
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    I agree with NowYouCan. Basically think of long term as your business, and short term as what you raise to get cash. I don't know if I agree blackhat vs whitehat. If you get ranked number one in Google for a competitive keyword and can maintain it that is long term. Short term may be a product that you promote through a forum post. As that forum post moves down in the thread that is going to stop selling. That is short term and completely white hat (if you are in a buy sell trade type forum of course).

    I agree generally thought that most blackhat methods are short term "cash builders" and long term businesses are more white hat product type businesses.
     
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    blackhat methods = short term
    whitehat methods = long term

    simple as that
     
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    Yeah, there are short-term whitehat methods and long-term blackhat methods but generally whitehat methods are long term and blackhat methods are short term.
     
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  6. loveiswar12

    loveiswar12 Junior Member

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    Thanks all.

    What about those who make money consistently using BH methods?

    What kind of approach do they take?

    I'm interested in something BH that won't die down so quickly...unless everything BH dies down quickly and it's always "rinse and repeat." Can anyone recommend a consistent "long-term" BH approach? (Sorry, I'm still learning.)
     
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    Well this is kinda an open-ended question as there are so many different approaches. I'll give you one example.

    You can use blackhat SEO tactics in combination with whitehat SEO to speed up results from your SEO effort. For example, manual blog commenting, manual web 2.0 creation, manual article submission as first tier links. Then you blast the shit out of those. So here, first tier is whitehat, second is blackhat. :)

    If you had only built whitehat links:
    1. Will take ages too show results.
    2. Will take ages to do in the first place. :D

    But in this model we did use blackhat SEO AND at the same time it can be considered sustainable and longterm.

    That's one of many examples. :)
     
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    not always true.
    i´m doing internet marketing for more then 6 years now.
    i never ever used whitehat stuff and my best method (pure blackhat) is working for about 6 years now and still my biggest money maker.
    another method is use is 100% blackhat, 100% automated and working for about 2 years now.
    mostly you are right with it but not always.

    greets, darkstar69
     
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