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What's the Most Profitable Automatable Area of IM in 2010?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by fusilli_jerry89, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. fusilli_jerry89

    fusilli_jerry89 Regular Member

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    With Craigslist (my main source of traffic) going down lately, I was wondering what some of your inputs are on how to still make $1000 per day.

    Obviously you need traffic, and so I have narrowed my ideas down to 4 main areas:

    PPC, SEO/SEM & Bum Marketing.


    I was just wondering if any of you had any thoughts on what would be most profitable. (I am a hard-worker, I have an understanding of computer science, and I am very smart so assume that I would be decently successful at whatever I chose.)


    I am aware that you can make a lot of money with PPC, but I have also heard from some members on this board that it is not really profitable unless you're one of the best PPC marketers out there. Is this just to scare the competition away, or is it really that difficult to make $1000 a day with PPC?


    Also, I realize that SEO and SEM are long-term, and so it would take a looong time to reach $1000 a day (with learning and everything). I am still going to learn this, but I would like to reach $1000 a day within the next few months, and so I am skeptical on relying on just this.

    Finally, I haven't read too much about Bum Marketing, but I have seen that it can be very profitable. My question on this is: assuming that I can write good articles, and I know what I am doing, how many hops do you think I would get per day per article? Assuming that I submitted my articles properly, how many views per day for each article do you think I could get? Basically, how much money could 1 article make per day if done right? (realistically). Would I need 1000 articles to pull in $1000/day? More? Less?


    Just looking for some insight, not exact methods or even niches, just the broad method (such as PPC, Bum Marketing, etc.). I don't care about investment, as long as it's not crazy amounts to begin with.

    Oh, and I am looking for methods that would not require 8 hrs. / day once I have everything set up. Automatable methods would be the best.


    Thanks, and I look forward to the expertise of this forum.
     
  2. ForeverNever

    ForeverNever Power Member

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    I'm guessing the $1000 a day methods that don't involve CL are your basic SEO with old domains and being #1 in your niche. Old stuff like that.

    Maybe blogging.
     
  3. KSoze

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    then Squidoo
     
  4. Jason_parker700

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    private message spamming with cpa offers !!!
     
  5. Scrog

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    Creating whitehat businesses with long-term income.
     
  6. optionMark

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    If you can make $1k a day now..I would hope you can work out something just as good if not better then what you doing now. To secure future High Profit days ahead.
     
  7. bigmoneyX

    bigmoneyX Registered Member

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    you can definitely make $1k a day with ppc. you just have to start off right (tracking, split testing, etc.) or you'll eat your budget in no time. you might have to go through $10k to find one or two good earners but once you do you're gold :D

    test. tweak. test. tweak. test. tweak.
     
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  8. jadsn

    jadsn Regular Member

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    im gona get like last few thousands from CL soon and get into PPC... im pretty sure CL will be dead soon and come back a few months later
     
  9. BigHustlah

    BigHustlah Power Member

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    CL went down? Hmm. Seems like I keep making more. Am I doing something backwards?
     
  10. blkhatman

    blkhatman Registered Member

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    The issue with ppc isn't that it's rocket science it's actually pretty well defined and you can gain the same know how top ppc marketers have by reading the info that's available on BHW. The issue with PPC is having the funds to sustain your ads and test the market. When you see top marketers flaunt their $1000s a day campaigns, what they don't tell you is that they are also spending $1000's a day with G and other PPC engines. If you have the bank to not tap out until you find the right words and offers then you probably will hit the same success level.

    With BUM the main problem is the right offer. BUM traffic is info seeking and not necessarily in a buying frame. Considering today's economy your offer has got to be so very compelling to the info seeker to make her feel a burning need to part with her cash for it. It's easier in theory than in practice due to the nature of the web were so many competing offers are floating around and people can research before they make a decision to spend.
     
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  11. betster77

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    It's hard to make a post like this and get any real details as to what to do to make 1k a day except by someone with some ulterior motive trying to sell you something.. All I can tell you is that you have to try shit yourself... you'd be amazed at how creative you get when you drop a couple grand on ppc overnight. You start realizing the actual cost of a pair of real whitehat obtained eyeballs to a site and realize the power/advantage of blackhatting real quick. Some shit you just gotta live through to learn a lesson and jolt the brain... so be smart and explore the options, ppc,SEO,forum spam,bum marketing, etc.. ultimately the goal is the same.. the only difference is how you're gonna get that traffic.
     
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  12. karukera

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    Learn PPC and PPV my friend....Bum marketing is good but you will need A LOT of articles and most importantly you'll need to do it on a daily basis, which is a real pain in the ass. I would not recommend it unless you want to scale it up big time & outsource. No seriously, your best bet to reach $1000/day is to learn PPC and PPV.
     
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  13. three3s

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    From the article submitting point of view, it really depends on your product and more importantly keyword research.

    You were asking if 1000 articles could make an automated $1000 per day. I'd say if you had/found a really good product, tested your articles for the best clickthrough rates from your resource boxes (assuming your using ezinearticles) and most importantly done a lot of keyword research, then ranked all your articles so that all 1000 were getting a bit of search engine traffic everyday, then $1000 a day would be obtainable.

    However, anybody who has done or still does article marketing will know that this would be a monster task and definitely take a lot of time or cost quite a bit of cash. Either way it could be done though.

    If I were in your shoes (assuming you have a budget) I'd go to getafreelancer and hire around 4 or 5 writers. Get them to do around 250 articles based on your keywords. Download Market Samurai from here if you haven't already got it and spend a good few hours generating keywords for the articles. The next step is the most tedious, submitting all the articles to ezine. Again this should be outsourced but you have to find someone who knows what they are doing and you trust, a young family member would be a good bet. Lastly get all the articles ranked, this has to do with your keyword research again. There are plenty of threads on here with info on how attainable high SE spots are based on competition, work this out before you pick your keywords.

    It would be possible to do this and make $1000 a day, whether it's the quickest/most profitable/best ROI etc is another story.
     
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  14. fusilli_jerry89

    fusilli_jerry89 Regular Member

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    Where are you getting your leads from? You have a good CL poster right now?
     
  15. fusilli_jerry89

    fusilli_jerry89 Regular Member

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    Thanks for the replies everyone. Basically I have decided to try all of our suggestions, but I am definitely going to start experimenting with PPC right away. It looks fun to me, and I think that once I get the hang of it that it would be very profitable. The reason why I asked is because I have read many other threads with people saying that PPC was too hard and only the gurus were making $1000 a day. Maybe they just suck at it?