6 Simple Steps, $30+ Per Day And Gaining With Only 5 Sites, It Really Is That Easy!

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First off, I know $30 isn't a lot, but that's what I'm making on only 5 (now 7) small affiliate websites that really only cost me the price of the domain name.

I'll have you know that this didn't happen overnight. I have spent a lot of time working on getting these sites rolling. So now the plan is to keep building more sites using the process outlined below.

Below are the exact steps that I took to make this happen. Hopefully this will provide some inspiration and motivation to those who are looking for it.

FYI... These are physical product sites, and they are all ranking somewhere in the #3 to #10 range on Google page 1.

1. I browsed popular department store websites for typical every day items that people use.

2. Performed keyword research with Google Keyword Tool and other SEO tools to find promising [exact] keyword possibilities.

3. Purchased domain name with keywords in the domain name.

4. Built the website on my own using basic HTML (nothing fancy). Created 1000 words ish of unique keyword optimized content for home page and any subsequent pages (most sites are around 5 pages).

5. Submitted to major search engines, Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

6. Wrote articles for each site and submitted them to roughly 8 popular article directories. The number of articles submitted for each has varied based on competition.

That's really all that I have done, not too complicated. I would say it took roughly 3 hours to build each website and get them submitted to search engines. After that, building backlinks with article marketing. The trick is to stick with it even when you think it's not going to happen.
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  • Profile picture of the author SoEasyMoney
    Good for you!! I'm following basically the same model; however I finally realized to make this happen I can't do it all on my own. I've outsourced some article re-writes and then for my next 5 sites I outsourced building the site and the articles re-writes. I do my own keyword research and domain buying (because that's what I like to do!) and I also will be posting the articles on my site and to the article directories. I'm considering hiring a full-time VA to do my backlinking, but I probably won't do that until I get at least 10-12 sites up and going.

    Here's to our success!
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      I'm also considering outsourcing some of this work once I get more sites established and bringing in steady income. For the time being though I'll crack down and continue to do the work myself in order to save a little coin.
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      • Profile picture of the author Racquel_McFarlane07
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        At what point did you add the affiliate products or did you add those right away?
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        • Profile picture of the author leclaims
          Originally Posted by Racquel_McFarlane07 View Post

          At what point did you add the affiliate products or did you add those right away?
          The first site I had went without affiliate links for about the first month. I added them after that, and then every site since then has had both. I do see results with both of them which is why I use both. Hope that helps.
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          • Profile picture of the author leclaims
            I have added two more sites to the collection and have also started a review blog which is new territory to me, so I'm going to see how it goes.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ihearttaters
      Originally Posted by SoEasyMoney View Post

      Good for you!! I'm following basically the same model; however I finally realized to make this happen I can't do it all on my own. I've outsourced some article re-writes and then for my next 5 sites I outsourced building the site and the articles re-writes. I do my own keyword research and domain buying (because that's what I like to do!) and I also will be posting the articles on my site and to the article directories. I'm considering hiring a full-time VA to do my backlinking, but I probably won't do that until I get at least 10-12 sites up and going.

      Here's to our success!
      Where do you find your article writers? Everyone I've used so far has been dismal.
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      • Profile picture of the author Rachel Incoll
        I've found some great article writers on oDesk recently...but up until then my experience with article outsourcing had been the same as yours...dismal .

        Just keep on trying new writers - give them a test run of a couple of articles - and I guarantee you will eventually find yourself some great writers. I initially hired 5 or 6 article writers for a couple of articles each, and have kept the better 3 or 4 on...and let the dismal writers go.

        I wouldn't fuss too much about what country they're from. A couple of mine are from the Philipines, but I also have one from Bangladesh who does a great job (and at a fraction of the price of the Filipinos).

        Cheers

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        • Profile picture of the author singhavn
          Originally Posted by Rachel Incoll View Post

          I've found some great article writers on oDesk recently...but up until then my experience with article outsourcing had been the same as yours...dismal .

          Just keep on trying new writers - give them a test run of a couple of articles - and I guarantee you will eventually find yourself some great writers. I initially hired 5 or 6 article writers for a couple of articles each, and have kept the better 3 or 4 on...and let the dismal writers go.

          I wouldn't fuss too much about what country they're from. A couple of mine are from the Philipines, but I also have one from Bangladesh who does a great job (and at a fraction of the price of the Filipinos).

          Cheers

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          • Profile picture of the author paulie888
            Originally Posted by singhavn View Post

            I am buying articles from a guy in DP that sells me a 500 word unique article for only $2 in any topic
            It's not so much an issue of price as it is of quality. Unfortunately, I've seen a lot of crappy low-priced articles being sold on DP that I wouldn't even pay $1 for.
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      • Profile picture of the author petevamp
        Originally Posted by Ihearttaters View Post

        Where do you find your article writers? Everyone I've used so far has been dismal.
        Finding good article writers really is not a big issue. I have had good luck finding good writers at vworker. Although I always make sure they have a very very clear understanding to what is expected of the content they will be creating.

        It also helps if they have some thing to show you before hand. This is to help you determain if their writing style will work with your own. It also helps to see if they know how to properly pre sell the items you are asking them to write the content for.

        This is a very clear approach he has offered. However mine is slightly different but not by much. I do this with info products found at clickbank Since the commissions are ten times greater then what you would get from any physical product affiliate site like amazon.

        Selling the items can be a little bit tougher at first but this same process always works. I also take it a little further. Since I do not like any of my post to be on page 2 or after I tend to build more backlinks to pages that are not on the front page. By doing this I have pretty much dominated google front page results. I also have a very powerful link building method that I use for the very strong keywords for my sites. This almost always drives me to the front page.

        Anyone who follows these steps will do pretty well to start. Good strategy I wish you the best of luck.
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      • Profile picture of the author SoEasyMoney
        Originally Posted by Ihearttaters View Post

        Where do you find your article writers? Everyone I've used so far has been dismal.
        Agreed....but I finally found 2 different ones here in the WF that have done a good job. PM me and I'll send you their contact info.
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        • Profile picture of the author armyants
          Originally Posted by SoEasyMoney View Post

          Agreed....but I finally found 2 different ones here in the WF that have done a good job. PM me and I'll send you their contact info.
          Hi can i have the writers info as well? thanks
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      • Profile picture of the author 4morereferrals
        Originally Posted by Ihearttaters View Post

        Where do you find your article writers? Everyone I've used so far has been dismal.
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      • Profile picture of the author leclaims
        Originally Posted by Ihearttaters View Post

        Where do you find your article writers? Everyone I've used so far has been dismal.
        I write all articles myself. Not outsourcing anything at the moment. I did outsource some social bookmarking at one point, but I guess I didn't see any benefit from it so I stuck with just article marketing.
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    • Profile picture of the author jamesjize
      Doesn't work for all, but work for someone , not too crazy about 3 hours on each site ...
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      • Profile picture of the author drifter73
        Originally Posted by jamesjize View Post

        Doesn't work for all, but work for someone , not too crazy about 3 hours on each site ...
        Well, you know what they say, "You get out of it what you put into it".. Which means that if you aren't willing to dedicate yourself & do the work right the first time (which may take hours, days, weeks) then you probably won't see the same great results that others are getting that "DO" put in that time.
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  • Profile picture of the author derrickzv
    Good luck...would like to be updated on how you are doing...thanks.D.
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  • Profile picture of the author Vicc1971
    It is amazing how much we can overcomplicate things when it comes to making money online but when you stop overthinking and just focus on taking action consistantly that is when the money starts coming in. Keep up the good work and keep thinking about how much you'll make when you have 150+ websites up and running.
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  • Profile picture of the author mmickey
    $30 isnt a lot but the action taking really means it

    You're going to make more very soon

    Way to go
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  • Profile picture of the author drifter73
    It's nice to see others doing well with small mini site development projects in combination with seo/sem campaigns. I've been doing the same as you myself for a little while now and also have plans of expansion. I currently only have 17 domains developed into monetized websites right now, but eventually I'd like to have a 100 site network. My main focus each time I add a site is to make sure it's paying it's own renewal fee's every year before I add another one (Baby steps). So far so good
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Yeah, I simply try to set milestones. Next I'll try to hit 10 sites. I'm thinking I have a pretty good process down now where I can hammer these things out fairly quickly.

      FYI... I make it a point to have multiple income possibilities on the sites, meaning affiliate, adsense, and even in some cases my own products. I've heard to many stories about folks completely losing their income because they were only doing adsense. Yikes!
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      • Profile picture of the author anantshiva
        Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

        FYI... I make it a point to have multiple income possibilities on the sites, meaning affiliate, adsense, and even in some cases my own products. I've heard to many stories about folks completely losing their income because they were only doing adsense. Yikes!
        oh you just answered my question lol! ok so it's a combination of affiliate, adsense and your own product in one site. got it. out of curiosity though, where would you say most of your income's coming from?
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      • Profile picture of the author drifter73
        Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

        Yeah, I simply try to set milestones. Next I'll try to hit 10 sites. I'm thinking I have a pretty good process down now where I can hammer these things out fairly quickly.

        FYI... I make it a point to have multiple income possibilities on the sites, meaning affiliate, adsense, and even in some cases my own products. I've heard to many stories about folks completely losing their income because they were only doing adsense. Yikes!
        I totally agree with you on that one. A few of the combination's I use are:

        - Adsense + InfoLinks
        - Adsense + Infolinks + Digital products
        - Adsense + InfoLinks + Digital Products + Services
        - AdBright + InfoLinks + Paid ads
        - Adsense + Adbright + PPS

        Etc., Etc, there's lots of ways to mix them all up & it's comforting to know that if for any reason one ppc / pps programs drops, I can replace it with another one fairly easily.

        What works for one though, doesn't always work for others, so it's a constant research & analytic's analyzing process for me
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  • Profile picture of the author anantshiva
    good for you! I have a stupid question though. so how are you making money? just through adsense?
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  • Profile picture of the author Will Perkins
    Great post, was wondering for your domain names whether you use specifically .com or do you also consider .info's and .net's?
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by XteeSy View Post

      Great post, was wondering for your domain names whether you use specifically .com or do you also consider .info's and .net's?

      I use .com's only. I never bother messing with .info's, .net's, .org's, or any others. Just stuck with .com's because that seemed to be the way to go at the time. Real no reason for it I guess. It's worked anyway.
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  • Profile picture of the author Cardsearch
    I think it is interesting you have everyday products people use rather than some unique product. I would love to be making $30 a day..just what I need. Good for you. Thank you for sharing the info.
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  • Profile picture of the author Azlan
    congrats on the achievement.
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    • Profile picture of the author jan roos
      Nice work! That's pretty much what I do and I am doing 4-7K per month with 10 sites. Build more sites because you will see that you will get like 2 or 3 sites that easily make $30 a day each which is $90 a day plus the 30 you're already making. That's a decent income on auto pilot.

      Do you target products over $100? Because that's also key to making more money with the same effort.

      Keep it up!

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      • Profile picture of the author leclaims
        Originally Posted by jan roos View Post

        Do you target products over $100? Because that's also key to making more money with the same effort.

        Definitely a very important factor. I have some sites that target less expensive products, but I find that products in the $150 to $250 produce the best results.
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      • Profile picture of the author SoEasyMoney
        You are making that much with just 10 sites? Wow...adsense or Amazon or both?
        How do you drive traffic?


        Originally Posted by jan roos View Post

        Nice work! That's pretty much what I do and I am doing 4-7K per month with 10 sites. Build more sites because you will see that you will get like 2 or 3 sites that easily make $30 a day each which is $90 a day plus the 30 you're already making. That's a decent income on auto pilot.

        Do you target products over $100? Because that's also key to making more money with the same effort.

        Keep it up!

        Jan
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  • Profile picture of the author Marc Rodill
    @leclaims @jan roos

    Typically, do you use Amazon or a different affiliate network?
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    • Profile picture of the author jan roos
      Originally Posted by Marc Rodill View Post

      @leclaims @jan roos

      Typically, do you use Amazon or a different affiliate network?
      Mostly Amazon but also other aff networks with high ticket items.

      Cheers
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      • Profile picture of the author leclaims
        Originally Posted by jan roos View Post

        Mostly Amazon but also other aff networks with high ticket items.

        Cheers
        I've had a few that looked good on paper, but just didn't perform when it came down to it. Can't really explain it, bad market timing, tougher competition than I initially observed, who knows. It's fine in my book as long as I can create 10 more that make up for the ones that flopped.
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        • Profile picture of the author bitriot
          Great job on finding your success with these sites. I am curious - what format are the sites built as - review sites? Community Review sites? More of a straight forward product / sales letter approach?

          I haven't found a sweet spot yet for how to make my sites. I have made some review sites but they don't do very well heh.
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          • Profile picture of the author leclaims
            Originally Posted by bitriot View Post

            Great job on finding your success with these sites. I am curious - what format are the sites built as - review sites? Community Review sites? More of a straight forward product / sales letter approach?

            I haven't found a sweet spot yet for how to make my sites. I have made some review sites but they don't do very well heh.
            Some are review sites and some provide general information about the keyword and do not discuss any particular products.
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        • Profile picture of the author dave stahly
          Great job keep it up.

          I have 250 blogger blogs plus about 45 wordpress blogs. I use the income off my blogger blogs to build my wordpress blogs. Sure I could lose my blogger blogs but in 3 years I have yet to lose any. I can build 1 blogger blog with adsense in about 5 minutes. Yes it takes a while to begin to earn, but it works for me.

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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by Marc Rodill View Post

      @leclaims @jan roos

      Typically, do you use Amazon or a different affiliate network?
      Amazon, but I'm also looking at CJ for one particular type of product that I'm promoting. Seems to be better commission rates, so I'm going to give it a shot.
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  • Profile picture of the author profitsforall
    @jan and @leclaims,

    Can i ask - what the miss rate is.

    e.g you have 5 or 10 sites bringing in income, how many other sites did you build using the method that didn't make anything or do you find the research pretty much allows you to know you'll make something.
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    • Profile picture of the author jan roos
      Originally Posted by profitsforall View Post

      @jan and @leclaims,

      Can i ask - what the miss rate is.

      e.g you have 5 or 10 sites bringing in income, how many other sites did you build using the method that didn't make anything or do you find the research pretty much allows you to know you'll make something.
      Now it's all about the research, If a product has a few hundred positive reviews on Amazon thn you know it is selling well so all you need to do is drive targeted traffic to that Amazon/otheraffnetwork page with your aff link and you'll make sales.

      Cheers

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  • Profile picture of the author MarketKidd
    Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

    The trick is to stick with it even when you think it's not going to happen.
    Exactly! After bouncing from one method to another for nearly a year I finally decided to stick with ONE thing until I started seeing results. It took about three months for those results to show up though.

    Congrats on your success and for sharing how you did it!
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  • Profile picture of the author Gyromite
    Awesome information. Thanks for sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Firstrate
    This is really inspiring - thanks for the great read. I think I might have to dust off my SEO hat!
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  • Profile picture of the author Success With Dany
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    Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

    First off, I know $30 isn't a lot, but that's what I'm making on only 5 small affiliate websites that really only cost me the price of the domain name.

    I'll have you know that this didn't happen overnight. I have spent a lot of time working on getting these sites rolling. So now the plan is to keep building more sites using the process outlined below.

    Below are the exact steps that I took to make this happen. Hopefully this will provide some inspiration and motivation to those who are looking for it.

    FYI... These are physical product sites, and they are all ranking somewhere in the #3 to #10 range on Google page 1.

    1. I browsed popular department store websites for typical every day items that people use.

    2. Performed keyword research with Google Keyword Tool and other SEO tools to find promising [exact] keyword possibilities.

    3. Purchased domain name with keywords in the domain name.

    4. Built the website on my own using basic HTML (nothing fancy). Created 1000 words ish of unique keyword optimized content for home page and any subsequent pages (most sites are around 5 pages).

    5. Submitted to major search engines, Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

    6. Wrote articles for each site and submitted them to roughly 8 popular article directories. The number of articles submitted for each has varied based on competition.

    That's really all that I have done, not too complicated. I would say it took roughly 3 hours to build each website and get them submitted to search engines. After that, building backlinks with article marketing. The trick is to stick with it even when you think it's not going to happen.
    How come the IM game is seriously easy but so hard to implement???
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  • Profile picture of the author Chiayee
    hi Lechlaims:

    Good tips! I have applied similar strategy with small success. Here's a proven trick to boost the conversion: if you mention a minor flaw of the product in your review articles, you appear to be genuine to readers. This would help to increase sales!

    If you don't mind I ask, how do you measure the competition before you decide to launch a new site?

    Thanks!

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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by Chiayee View Post


      If you don't mind I ask, how do you measure the competition before you decide to launch a new site?

      I use a keyword difficulty checker. 50% or less, then I go for it. Higher than 50% difficulty, I forget about it. It's worked so far in most cases, but it's not really a huge factor in my decision to go for a keyword. I look more for keyword search counts, backlinks counts for the top competing sites, total indexed pages for the keyword, etc.
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      • Profile picture of the author Raul991
        Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

        I use a keyword difficulty checker. 50% or less, then I go for it. Higher than 50% difficulty, I forget about it. It's worked so far in most cases, but it's not really a huge factor in my decision to go for a keyword. I look more for keyword search counts, backlinks counts for the top competing sites, total indexed pages for the keyword, etc.
        Basically you rank for low/weak competition keywords, but how much is your exact keyword search approximately(hwo much is you lowest search volume that you accept?) - is it low as well or you do your keyword research so extensively that you spot low competition high search keywords? When your backlinks are only article directory links then it is hard to rank for a highly-competitive keyword.
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        • Profile picture of the author leclaims
          Originally Posted by Raul991 View Post

          Basically you rank for low/weak competition keywords, but how much is your exact keyword search approximately(hwo much is you lowest search volume that you accept?) - is it low as well or you do your keyword research so extensively that you spot low competition high search keywords? When your backlinks are only article directory links then it is hard to rank for a highly-competitive keyword.
          I have one low competition, high traffic keyword that I'm working on, but otherwise it's low competition keywords with decent traffic. I think the lowest search volume of my successful sites is around 2500 exact searches, give or take. They all vary though so it's hard to say which level of traffic is the most effective.
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      • Profile picture of the author Demian V
        Sounds like you're doing great!

        I know $30 a day doesn't sound like a lot to many people, but you're doing that with only 5 sites.

        Imagine what your income will be like when you have 100 sites - that will be
        $600 a day, or $219,000 a year!!

        There is so much power in this kind of model - a lot of sites making a little money each day.

        I have yet to see my first dollar from my online efforts, but hearing your story is inspirational to me.

        I wish you all the best in your endeavors!

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      • Profile picture of the author evelyng
        It really is a numbers game. I have one 5 page site that makes $200/month and I do NOTHING now (my very specific keyword is #1 on Google natural search). Then, I have a Blog, and about 5 other sites that I put a lot of work into and sometimes make nothing. Content counts, but keywords and backlinks count more!

        And don't ask, of course I won't tell you what niche the "winner" is in. You'll have to do your own research and testing.
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      • Profile picture of the author aizaku
        Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

        I look more for keyword search counts, backlinks counts for the top competing sites, total indexed pages for the keyword, etc.
        Great info,

        btw, whats your criteria for the above keyword research?

        Thank u
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        • Profile picture of the author leclaims
          Originally Posted by aizaku View Post

          Great info,

          btw, whats your criteria for the above keyword research?

          Thank u
          I usually shoot for 2000 or more exact searches, low backlink counts for the current top ranking sites (50 or less), total indexed pages varies, maybe 500,000 ish.
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      • Profile picture of the author Profitpoet
        I was doing the same thing just cranking out mini-sites but i wasn't as sucessfull as you but i'm not stopping using a wordpress blog. I presently have about 30 blogs. I making $16-$18 per day from adsense blogs about $5per day average per review sites. Glad to hear about you success.
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      • Profile picture of the author corsleymaxwell
        30$ is quiet good for a beginner.. Thanks for sharing your tips..
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  • Profile picture of the author dejurs2000
    So its all about SEO and backlinks. Mostly backlinks, curious... what's the average backlinks you need to be significant on search engine ?
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    • Profile picture of the author dawnbreaker
      Originally Posted by dejurs2000 View Post

      So its all about SEO and backlinks. Mostly backlinks, curious... what's the average backlinks you need to be significant on search engine ?
      dejurs, It depends on your market. The more market you were in, the more backlinks you need. But after following other tutorials, if you submit your link to PR5+ is just almost the same as submitting 500 backlinks to no PR sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author Success2020
    thanks i really love you post....
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  • Profile picture of the author Coby
    I use a similar model. Although I don't care if my tld is .net, .org, .info. I just go for the closest match and find a tld to fit. Wal-mart is also a good place to sell from. They offer similar commission as amazon and participate through linkshare. So if you run out of amazon products you can check out wal-mart to see if they have similar products.
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  • Profile picture of the author THK
    Great going leclaims! Keep it up.

    If you don't mind me asking, what percentage of the traffic is coming from articles directories, if at all? Or are those just back links to push your site to the top?

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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by THK View Post

      Great going leclaims! Keep it up.

      If you don't mind me asking, what percentage of the traffic is coming from articles directories, if at all? Or are those just back links to push your site to the top?

      Tanvir
      Some traffic from article directories, not a whole lot though. Mainly using articles for backlinks. Most of the traffic comes from organic search results.
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  • Profile picture of the author PGdealer
    Mind to share the total earning per month ?
    I still hard to believe $30 can make us relax whole life :/

    ~TK
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    • Profile picture of the author WilliamL
      Originally Posted by PGdealer View Post

      Mind to share the total earning per month ?
      I still hard to believe $30 can make us relax whole life :/

      ~TK
      He said $30+ per day, which results in $900+ per month with 5 sites- not so bad!
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      • Profile picture of the author leclaims
        Originally Posted by WilliamL View Post

        He said $30+ per day, which results in $900+ per month with 5 sites- not so bad!
        Consider it a "base salary" so to speak, not my main source of income. It definitely helps to have something coming in on a regular basis, especially if the other income streams are not producing.
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      • Profile picture of the author Success With Dany
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        Originally Posted by WilliamL View Post

        He said $30+ per day, which results in $900+ per month with 5 sites- not so bad!
        I wouldn't be unhappy with 900$ extra per month. I'd be over the moon!
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      • Profile picture of the author PGdealer
        Originally Posted by WilliamL View Post

        He said $30+ per day, which results in $900+ per month with 5 sites- not so bad!
        Hmm , Im still not sure about oversea overall salary how much it is . BUT at asian 900usd is just enough for a normal family .
        If it is a partime the that really a great idea

        Im also got a website to share with all . Please visit it and give comment for me .
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        http://www.bigextracash.com/aft/8721cee5/11110053.html


        ~TK
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      • Profile picture of the author achong
        It sounds easy to do, but we need proof.
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        • Profile picture of the author leclaims
          Originally Posted by achong View Post

          It sounds easy to do, but we need proof.

          Like the payment history from my adsense account, or perhaps a bank statement????
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        • Profile picture of the author profitsforall
          Originally Posted by achong View Post

          It sounds easy to do, but we need proof.
          Someone takes the time out of their day to show you how they made money, for free, with nothing to sell you and you want proof before you take action. WOW!!!!

          Imagine this - someone comes up to you in the street and says "that cash machine over there is giving me $30 dollars every day for free", all i have to do is push button 1 then button 2 then button 3, i don't even have to put my card in. They then wander off shaking their head in amazement. Are you going to yell after them "Sounds Great, but I want you to show me proof? or are you going to go over to that cash machine and press buttons 1 2 and 3.
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        • Profile picture of the author westcoastinfo
          The best Proof you can get is to try it yourself and look at your own bank accts
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  • Profile picture of the author thatgirlJ
    Created 1000 words ish of unique keyword optimized content for home page and any subsequent pages (most sites are around 5 pages).
    This is a difference here that really needs to be highlighted. I'm finding that the higher quality the content on my sites, the easier it is to rank. Autoblogging junk (I used to do it without success) just doesn't have the same effect as 500-1000 word unique content!

    Your results are great!
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  • Profile picture of the author fengshui1988
    Congratulations! Your method is really simple and effective. I will see if I can follow. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author walkmen
    Thanks for sharing.

    Simple yet effective advice.

    I think persistence is key. I especially like your comment 'The trick is to stick with it even when you think it's not going to happen'.

    It applies to internet marketing and other things that are worthwhile doing.
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  • Profile picture of the author dejurs2000
    Did you go for unique niches as well ? So its a machine gun techniques then.
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  • Profile picture of the author Taylor French
    Good job! You should be proud of yourself for sticking with something long enough to see some success. I know a lot of people tend to jump from one thing to another when they don't see results immediately, myself included!
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  • Profile picture of the author mbajla
    hello people,

    I am doing the same thing now, but have relaized some niches are pretty competitive, so oyu need a lot links to built, So I do about 100 links a week for one of my sites, for know cause its fresh it has really low traffic and no sales, but I had some people subscribing to newsletter.

    So it really takes time. I think its really important to have also good content inside blog if you have a blog for this seted up.

    I also test other technique, with really good squeeze page to generate a list and than sending people to the right offer - aff from CB for example.

    And sending them useful tips with newsletter then. So in this technique, no blog website, only squeeze page. would see in weeks to come how the traffic will boost, cause we are building links for this.

    by the way one question for you: Where to find really good ebook product or electronic product for decorating interior niche?

    I checked amazon for some ideas, cause in CB there is not really good one..
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  • Profile picture of the author Gyromite
    leclaims I just had a couple questions for you if you don't mind answering:

    5. Submitted to major search engines, Google, Bing, and Yahoo.
    Could you elaborate a little more on submitting a site to Google, Bing, or Yahoo?

    6. Wrote articles for each site and submitted them to roughly 8 popular article directories. The number of articles submitted for each has varied based on competition.
    Do you take articles that you have posted to your site, and then submit them to article directories? Or do you write completely new articles and then submit them?

    Do you backlink through a resource box? Have you found an effective way to word your resource box to get more click-throughs?

    Thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Hi Gyromite,
      Check out my answers to your questions below.

      Originally Posted by Gyromite View Post

      Could you elaborate a little more on submitting a site to Google, Bing, or Yahoo?
      Nothing really special about this. Once I have a site completely finished and moved to my web host, I then submit the main domain URL to google, then yahoo, the bing.


      Originally Posted by Gyromite View Post

      Do you take articles that you have posted to your site, and then submit them to article directories? Or do you write completely new articles and then submit them?
      For these sites I wrote completely different articles and submitted them to article directories.

      Originally Posted by Gyromite View Post

      Do you backlink through a resource box? Have you found an effective way to word your resource box to get more click-throughs?
      Yes. I usually use the resource box as a continuation of the article or a teaser for the reader. I'll often say something like "Looking to purchase (link to site with keyword in anchor text) , then visit... ", or "Want to learn more about (link to site with keyword in anchor text), go to ...". I don't know if this the most effective method as far as conversions goes, but I do see quite a bit of traffic from these articles. The backlinks are what really matters to me anyway.
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  • Congratulations on your success. I know it
    was a lot of work - but you did it and that's
    awesome.

    Persistence is the key. We can all learn a
    thing or two from you.
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  • Profile picture of the author f4ll3rs
    6. Wrote articles for each site and submitted them to roughly 8 popular article directories. The number of articles submitted for each has varied based on competition.
    Hi, i read your steps and i did almost exactly like what you did. Anyway, how many articles per site did you submit to article directories? did you do it every day? maybe like create 5 articles (one for each site) every day and then you submit it to the popular article directories. thank you.
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by f4ll3rs View Post

      Hi, i read your steps and i did almost exactly like what you did. Anyway, how many articles per site did you submit to article directories? did you do it every day? maybe like create 5 articles (one for each site) every day and then you submit it to the popular article directories. thank you.
      I started out with 5 articles per site and then continued to write and post articles from there. Some it only took 10 or so, others more. One site has over 30 articles written and posted for it.
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      • Profile picture of the author thebitbotdotcom
        Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

        I started out with 5 articles per site and then continued to write and post articles from there. Some it only took 10 or so, others more. One site has over 30 articles written and posted for it.
        All unique?
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        • Profile picture of the author leclaims
          Originally Posted by thebitbotdotcom View Post

          All unique?
          Actually, same article submitted to all directories.
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          • Profile picture of the author hyderkhan
            Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

            Actually, same article submitted to all directories.
            So you've never run into any issues with "duplicate content"? You don't spin or rewrite your articles to make them unique? You haven't any problems with getting your sites ranked by submitting the same article to multiple directories? (If you're doing it only for backlinks and not actual traffic, I guess it wouldn't be an issue?)
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            • Profile picture of the author leclaims
              Originally Posted by hyderkhan View Post

              So you've never run into any issues with "duplicate content"? You don't spin or rewrite your articles to make them unique? You haven't any problems with getting your sites ranked by submitting the same article to multiple directories? (If you're doing it only for backlinks and not actual traffic, I guess it wouldn't be an issue?)
              It's not duplicate content, it's syndicated content (so I've read). Anyway, I've never had an issue with submitting the same article to multiple directories, even with EZA.
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  • Profile picture of the author SeekingWisdom
    Enjoy your success man.
    After struggling for good 7-8 months with various famous and selling products, i too got back to micro niche products and found good results.

    People are so engrossed with clickbank and digital products, that the doors are wide open for physical products.
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  • Hi leclaims

    That's pretty impressive.

    All up 15 hours work for a continuing $900+ per month. Even if it only lasts for 12 months you have $10800+ in returns.

    Work that through at 15 hours and you've got a nice "little" $720 per hour. How many people would want that sort of hourly rate???? :rolleyes:

    Regards

    Bronwyn and Keith

    Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

    First off, I know $30 isn't a lot, but that's what I'm making on only 5 small affiliate websites that really only cost me the price of the domain name.

    I'll have you know that this didn't happen overnight. I have spent a lot of time working on getting these sites rolling. So now the plan is to keep building more sites using the process outlined below.

    Below are the exact steps that I took to make this happen. Hopefully this will provide some inspiration and motivation to those who are looking for it.

    FYI... These are physical product sites, and they are all ranking somewhere in the #3 to #10 range on Google page 1.

    1. I browsed popular department store websites for typical every day items that people use.

    2. Performed keyword research with Google Keyword Tool and other SEO tools to find promising [exact] keyword possibilities.

    3. Purchased domain name with keywords in the domain name.

    4. Built the website on my own using basic HTML (nothing fancy). Created 1000 words ish of unique keyword optimized content for home page and any subsequent pages (most sites are around 5 pages).

    5. Submitted to major search engines, Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

    6. Wrote articles for each site and submitted them to roughly 8 popular article directories. The number of articles submitted for each has varied based on competition.

    That's really all that I have done, not too complicated. I would say it took roughly 3 hours to build each website and get them submitted to search engines. After that, building backlinks with article marketing. The trick is to stick with it even when you think it's not going to happen.
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  • Profile picture of the author infear_takao87
    Great work.. $30/day still a good money to earn. It will help for other investment... Congrats buddy!
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  • Profile picture of the author pianochris
    Well done. $30 is just under $1,000 per month. I know someone who did the same and had 10 sites earning $10 per day, so $100 per day in total. Now the same 10 sites earn $20 per day, so totalling $200 per day. Thats $73,000 per year, just from 10 sites mixing affiliate and adsense. Can't complain at that.
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  • Profile picture of the author Fun to Write
    Well, "easy" is all relative.

    What you're doing isn't push button easy like some newbies think, but a real strategy that takes planning and implementing. I think it's all in how you put all the pieces of the online marketing puzzle together.

    Building websites that have information about products that lots of people are interested in is very doable for most people. Getting those sites to rank well is something that needs to be mastered - and that means understanding how seo and keywords work.

    So, it's easy enough once you know what you're doing.
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by Fun to Write View Post

      Well, "easy" is all relative.

      What you're doing isn't push button easy like some newbies think, but a real strategy that takes planning and implementing. I think it's all in how you put all the pieces of the online marketing puzzle together.

      Building websites that have information about products that lots of people are interested in is very doable for most people. Getting those sites to rank well is something that needs to be mastered - and that means understanding how seo and keywords work.

      So, it's easy enough once you know what you're doing.
      Exactly.

      It's also very easy to get sidetracked when you have so much valuable information at your disposal. There are so many different avenues that you can be led down when you hang around the forum here. Not that it's a bad thing. I'm just saying that sometimes too much of a good thing can be bad, that is why I really tried to keep it simple with these sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author suxes2005
    Are we talking about amazon sites here
    and why html site for promotion?

    Why not use WP themes?

    SHALOM
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by suxes2005 View Post

      Are we talking about amazon sites here
      and why html site for promotion?

      Why not use WP themes?

      SHALOM
      Amazon and Adsense.

      My background is in web development, which never included WP, so I just stuck with what I knew. I found it very easy to create the layout I wanted quickly and easily with basic html.
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  • Profile picture of the author Not So New
    Hey Guys,

    Just wanted to chime in on the article writers issue. I personally use Authority Content (google them) and I am very pleased with the service. Quality is decent and quick turn around. I use them for all of my Amazon Review sites and they cost about $1 per every 100 words.

    Sid
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by Not So New View Post

      Hey Guys,

      Just wanted to chime in on the article writers issue. I personally use Authority Content (google them) and I am very pleased with the service. Quality is decent and quick turn around. I use them for all of my Amazon Review sites and they cost about $1 per every 100 words.

      Sid
      Yeah sometimes you get lucky and find writers who provide excellent quality for the same price as those who don't provide very good quality
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  • Profile picture of the author cableghost
    Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

    First off, I know $30 isn't a lot, but that's what I'm making on only 5 small affiliate websites that really only cost me the price of the domain name.
    Great job so far! May I inquire...

    1. The Local search volumes of your keywords?

    2. How well ranked are your sites?

    -Scott
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  • Profile picture of the author Elvin
    very ecnouraging story. this has encouraged me a lot. i just opened my personal site today and i will put some affiliate marketin/adsense there to just to make some small cash to pay for hosting and domains. i have considered doing what you are doing too. having 5 sites who pay you 30$ a day, to me that is A FORTUNE and a goal that i will target myself too.
    thanks a lot for sharing with us.

    p.s. just in case anyone wants to see my site and wants to let me know what he/she thinks, you are more than welcome:
    www[dot]ccwebsites[dot]net
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  • Profile picture of the author pethanks
    Indeed the steps are very simple. I liked it. Thank you for sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author AlphaWarrior
    Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

    That's really all that I have done, not too complicated. I would say it took roughly 3 hours to build each website and get them submitted to search engines. After that, building backlinks with article marketing. The trick is to stick with it even when you think it's not going to happen.
    If there is a magic bullet in IM, what is in bold, italics, and underlined is that bullet.

    Thanks for your post!
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  • Profile picture of the author aiza.bb
    that is a very good ways. That is effective, that can be hard but if you are well dedicated you love doing it not feeling bad times. The 6 step you thread is not that simple but nice.
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  • Profile picture of the author TallyDon
    That is basicly it. However, most people tend to give up when results are not really good. Thats why 80% of people trying to make money online fail at the end.
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  • Profile picture of the author gskesavan
    When you submit the same articles to all the article directories, is the title of these articles also the same?!

    Btw, Good job with your amazing work.
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    • Profile picture of the author NeilC
      Well done with those sites, have you considered building out those with potential? More content for more traffic and maybe higher conversions.
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      • Profile picture of the author leclaims
        Originally Posted by NeilC View Post

        Well done with those sites, have you considered building out those with potential? More content for more traffic and maybe higher conversions.
        Yes, I've added a number of subpages to some of these sites to cover some of the more popular related keywords. Seems to work well.
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by gskesavan View Post

      When you submit the same articles to all the article directories, is the title of these articles also the same?!

      Btw, Good job with your amazing work.
      Yes, nothing is changed.
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  • Profile picture of the author Chri5123
    Awesome work!

    This is MAJOR success!

    It does not matter that it is only $30 at the moment I did a similar model to this and can tell you that if you keep on going you will get some items that do not sell at all and some that sell like wildfire...

    Also try putting some high end items on there if you have not done so already.

    Awesome work mate.

    Chris
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  • Profile picture of the author Andrea Wilson
    Can we simply use wordpress as our basis in new websites? im not a geeky and I dont know html. Just thought it will be kinda hassle if I use other kind of platform.


    Andrea
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by Andrea Wilson View Post

      Can we simply use wordpress as our basis in new websites? im not a geeky and I dont know html. Just thought it will be kinda hassle if I use other kind of platform.


      Andrea
      Absolutely, if you can create a WP site with great content and adsense/affiliate links, then you're all set!
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  • Profile picture of the author MCDavies
    Even if the proof was provided, doesn't necessarily guarantee a person's success.

    What's needed is a burning desire and taking action.

    Kudos to the OP!
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  • Profile picture of the author anwar001
    This is a superb and simple plan. Do you use only article marketing to get backlinks to your amazon sites? How many posts do you have per site?
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by anwar001 View Post

      This is a superb and simple plan. Do you use only article marketing to get backlinks to your amazon sites? How many posts do you have per site?
      I do a tiny bit of social bookmarking, but only to an extent (very minimal). I focus mainly on article marketing.

      I would like to perhaps venture out to other backlinking methods to see if I can get my sites ranked faster.
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  • Profile picture of the author anwar001
    On an average, how many articles did you submit to top 8 directories? Can you mention those directories here? Thanks!
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by anwar001 View Post

      On an average, how many articles did you submit to top 8 directories? Can you mention those directories here? Thanks!

      I depends on the keyword, in the case of the 5 sites in question, anywhere from 5 articles per site to 30 per site or more.

      EzineArticles
      ArticlesBase
      Amazines
      GoArticles
      ArticleRich
      TheFreeLibrary
      SooperArticles
      ArticleBlast

      There are so many of them out there, you could submit to any combination and not necessarily these.
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  • Profile picture of the author kea55
    Thats an awesome and very inspirational story. I'm trying to get something like that going too. Article marketing can be a little rough to stick to though, so I'm trying to get away with doing a lot of forum posting and blog commenting type backlinking. I sure hope I can get away with it, but I'm going to try and write a press release today.
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by kea55 View Post

      Thats an awesome and very inspirational story. I'm trying to get something like that going too. Article marketing can be a little rough to stick to though, so I'm trying to get away with doing a lot of forum posting and blog commenting type backlinking. I sure hope I can get away with it, but I'm going to try and write a press release today.
      You don't have to rely on just article marketing, you can do a variety of things to get backlinks. It just happens that article marketing is one avenue that I chose and stuck with.
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      • Profile picture of the author Success With Dany
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        Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

        You don't have to rely on just article marketing, you can do a variety of things to get backlinks. It just happens that article marketing is one avenue that I chose and stuck with.
        You did nothing but article marketing for backlinks? Nothing else, no blog commenting, forum profiles, etc?

        If it's not too personal, are you going to spoil yourself a little bit this holiday with the money that your 5 sites are generating or the more boring stuff like savings, car and house payments?
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        • Profile picture of the author leclaims
          Originally Posted by Success With Dany View Post

          You did nothing but article marketing for backlinks? Nothing else, no blog commenting, forum profiles, etc?

          If it's not too personal, are you going to spoil yourself a little bit this holiday with the money that your 5 sites are generating or the more boring stuff like savings, car and house payments?

          Article marketing and a little bit of social bookmarking in the beginning. Didn't mess around with forums or blogs.

          Probably put the money back into the biz. Perhaps I'll splurge a little. We'll see
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      • Profile picture of the author paulie888
        Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

        You don't have to rely on just article marketing, you can do a variety of things to get backlinks. It just happens that article marketing is one avenue that I chose and stuck with.
        I'd classify article marketing as an evergreen method that can generate you passive traffic and passive income over a long time IF you do the proper keyword research and write compelling articles. It's funny how some gurus and other "experts" like to proclaim that article marketing (especially bum writing) is dead, and yet you see people proving them wrong every day.

        Paul
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        • Profile picture of the author JackPowers
          Originally Posted by paulie888 View Post

          I'd classify article marketing as an evergreen method that can generate you passive traffic and passive income over a long time IF you do the proper keyword research and write compelling articles. It's funny how some gurus and other "experts" like to proclaim that article marketing (especially bum writing) is dead, and yet you see people proving them wrong every day.

          Paul
          Oh yeah, article marketing is a great way to do IM, the only problem lies in building too much content for others.

          I mean, knowing what I know now about SEO, there is no way I would have written that many articles for Ezinearticles that I did in the past.

          It really is better to put your content on your site, but it won't give as fast results.
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          • Profile picture of the author paulie888
            Originally Posted by JackPowers View Post

            Oh yeah, article marketing is a great way to do IM, the only problem lies in building too much content for others.

            I mean, knowing what I know now about SEO, there is no way I would have written that many articles for Ezinearticles that I did in the past.

            It really is better to put your content on your site, but it won't give as fast results.
            This is very true, and one has to strike a balance between the two. Ezinearticles can be a great source of passive traffic for a long time to come, but you don't control it whereas your site is completely under your control.

            I think the trick is figuring out how to effectively split your articles between these two areas. Each has its own purpose and both can be effective, I guess it is up to the individual, based on his or her own particular scenario, to decide which area to give more emphasis to.

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            • Profile picture of the author tayuyaa
              Hi Leclaims, how many times did it take you to build those 5 sites and reach those numbers?

              Are you planning to build more or can you increase the earnings of this sites?

              Thanks
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              • Profile picture of the author leclaims
                Originally Posted by tayuyaa View Post

                Hi Leclaims, how many times did it take you to build those 5 sites and reach those numbers?
                3 hours to build each site, 6 or 7 months to a year to get them where they are at now. As you can see, it takes time, and for the first few months these sites made next to nothing.

                I have some other sites that are making next to nothing and they've been running for a year or so. I suppose it's probably because I started them and then realize they didn't have the best traffic potential, so I gave up on them. Like I said before, sometimes you win some, some you lose some.

                Originally Posted by tayuyaa View Post

                Are you planning to build more or can you increase the earnings of this sites?

                Thanks
                I'm indifferent on this yet. I have mixed feelings on whether or not to build more or expand on these. Perhaps a little of both because I have ideas for new ones, and some of the existing sites have room for growth (more keywords can be added).
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                • Profile picture of the author Farouseh
                  Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

                  3 hours to build each site, 6 or 7 months to a year to get them where they are at now. As you can see, it takes time, and for the first few months these sites made next to nothing.
                  During these 6 or 7 months did you do anything in addition to writing and submitting the 5 articles to the article directories?
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                • Profile picture of the author JohnCalvinII
                  Originally Posted by leclaims View Post

                  3 hours to build each site, 6 or 7 months to a year to get them where they are at now. As you can see, it takes time, and for the first few months these sites made next to nothing.
                  You hit on a couple of important keys
                  1. It takes time for sites to make money.
                  2. In the beginning, you probably won't make anything.

                  So many people want overnight success. You've got a good system working and more people should thinking the way you think. Thanks for sharing it.
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                  • Profile picture of the author tayuyaa
                    Originally Posted by JohnCalvinII View Post

                    You hit on a couple of important keys
                    1. It takes time for sites to make money.
                    2. In the beginning, you probably won't make anything.

                    So many people want overnight success. You've got a good system working and more people should thinking the way you think. Thanks for sharing it.
                    Yes you're right it takes time to build good sites that bring money, but I'm sure it can be done faster than Leclaims did, he said he only submitted 30 articles for his products, there is some people in this forum that have made 6 figures earning in 1 year ! So, of course his strategy is goo, now the thng is to accelerate it to make it more profitable, I'm sure Leclaims agree with that.
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                    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
                      Originally Posted by tayuyaa View Post

                      there is some people in this forum that have made 6 figures earning in 1 year !

                      I'm sure we'd all like to accomplish this goal!
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  • Profile picture of the author bestitrix
    Great strategy and its a great inspiration for many IMers. By the way, is every single one of your article you've written greater than 1000 words?

    Regards
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by bestitrix View Post

      Great strategy and its a great inspiration for many IMers. By the way, is every single one of your article you've written greater than 1000 words?

      Regards
      No, just the content pages of my sites have roughly 1000 words. The articles I write for submission are typically 300 to 500 words.
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    What do you promote? Any specific merchant or just redirect the visitors to popular online retailers?
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  • Profile picture of the author Farouseh
    Very encouraging. I will give it a try right away but please tell me how do you pick the products that you are going to promote?
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  • Profile picture of the author Luke McCormack
    Very inspirational. Nice to have a reminder once in a while to develop a plan and stick to it (revise it if necessary) until you get results.

    Hats off to you

    Nigel
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    • Profile picture of the author tayuyaa
      That is really great for you !

      Now instead of building other sites like others advice (not bad advice though) try to increase the earnings of the current websites, you make an average of 6$/day with one website, im sure you are able to reach 10 or 15$ a day sooner or later! I think its better than building other sites !
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  • Profile picture of the author K.Callwood
    So you are using 100% organic traffic to sell physical items $150 to $200 in price? You must be an ace at choosing the products, because $900/month from 5 sites that survive on Amazon commissions is spectacular.

    You should write guide to how you choose the niche/products. I am sure that is most people's biggest problem in IM (besides traffic which you also seem to have down).

    How long did it take for you to reach the $30/day mark?
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  • Profile picture of the author iamchrisgreen
    Originally Posted by leclaims View Post


    1. I browsed popular department store websites for typical every day items that people use.

    2. Performed keyword research with Google Keyword Tool and other SEO tools to find promising [exact] keyword possibilities.

    3. Purchased domain name with keywords in the domain name.

    4. Built the website on my own using basic HTML (nothing fancy). Created 1000 words ish of unique keyword optimized content for home page and any subsequent pages (most sites are around 5 pages).

    5. Submitted to major search engines, Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

    6. Wrote articles for each site and submitted them to roughly 8 popular article directories. The number of articles submitted for each has varied based on competition.
    Are these for info products or physical products?
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    • Profile picture of the author leclaims
      Originally Posted by freelance4money View Post

      Are these for info products or physical products?

      Physical products only.
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  • Profile picture of the author dagaul101
    Nice tips, it's great advice to know it didn't happen overnight, as usual testing, testing and testing some more, till you find successful formula, then simply rinse and repeat
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  • Profile picture of the author IM Outsider
    Power to you big man. Let us know if the revenue increases as the sites age. Thanks for sharing.
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    • Profile picture of the author FredJones
      Excellent one. So you are at #1 for 1 of your 5 websites on the main keyword, and #3-#10 for the remaining? Awesome job!

      You have a solid foundation now - rinse and repeat. And most importantly, create a brand - this is something I tell everyone following this method. A brand is the biggest thing you are missing out and this is something you shall realize much better a couple of years later.
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  • Profile picture of the author phpnetpro
    Nice thread. Congrats on your success so far, which is probably just the beginning.

    $6/day per site isn't bad. Although I have a couple of sites that make $50+ a day, I really just try to make a new website make $1/day and I'm happy with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Hosterbox
    Great work and idea I think a lot of people will benefit from this information.
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  • Profile picture of the author yoyo
    how can you actully rank so well in google without no backlinking effort at all. how did you get just articles to take yoursite so high in google, ive tried it and my blogs go no where in google.

    i have a blog on a keyword with 150,000 searches a month and only 35,000 competition and none of those are based on that keyword yet after getting an article to backlink my blog and having built over 80 backlinks from blog comments and many more from forum comments the blog is still not ranking anywhere in google.

    what exactly are you backlinking secrets. how can it be done so easily like you say.
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    • Profile picture of the author jan roos
      Originally Posted by yoyo View Post

      how can you actully rank so well in google without no backlinking effort at all. how did you get just articles to take yoursite so high in google, ive tried it and my blogs go no where in google.

      i have a blog on a keyword with 150,000 searches a month and only 35,000 competition and none of those are based on that keyword yet after getting an article to backlink my blog and having built over 80 backlinks from blog comments and many more from forum comments the blog is still not ranking anywhere in google.

      what exactly are you backlinking secrets. how can it be done so easily like you say.
      If your blog does not have proper on page optimization then you will have a very hard time ranking for your keyword. On page optimization tells the search engines what your site is about which is the first step in the SEO process. Backlinks come second so go check your on page optimization for these things.

      1. Is your keyword in the title, description and H1 tags of your site or page you are trying to rank for?

      2. On the page you are trying to rank for do you have your keyword in there 2-4% of the time? This is called keyword density and basically it means that for every 100 words of content you have on your site you should have your keyword in there at least 2 to 4 times. Have your keyword in the opening paragraph of your content, in the closing paragraph and then a few times in between.

      3. If you have an image on your page, does the alt text for that image contain your keyword? If not, add it.

      There's a few more things you can do to optimize better but the above 3 things are crucial.

      Now the search engine spiders will come to your site and read the tags plus see the image alt text and find your keyword a few times in the body of the content. This way the search engines will know exactly what your site is about and you will need less back links than your competitor to outrank them.

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      • Profile picture of the author yoyo
        Originally Posted by jan roos View Post

        If your blog does not have proper on page optimization then you will have a very hard time ranking for your keyword. On page optimization tells the search engines what your site is about which is the first step in the SEO process. Backlinks come second so go check your on page optimization for these things.

        1. Is your keyword in the title, description and H1 tags of your site or page you are trying to rank for?

        2. On the page you are trying to rank for do you have your keyword in there 2-4% of the time? This is called keyword density and basically it means that for every 100 words of content you have on your site you should have your keyword in there at least 2 to 4 times. Have your keyword in the opening paragraph of your content, in the closing paragraph and then a few times in between.

        3. If you have an image on your page, does the alt text for that image contain your keyword? If not, add it.

        There's a few more things you can do to optimize better but the above 3 things are crucial.

        Now the search engine spiders will come to your site and read the tags plus see the image alt text and find your keyword a few times in the body of the content. This way the search engines will know exactly what your site is about and you will need less back links than your competitor to outrank them.

        Cheers
        my on page seo is fine, i have the keywords in most places and have made 3 articles around it and put it on 3 different pages, its just that i dont have a proper url as its on blogger but i have the keyword in there as well.
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        • Profile picture of the author jan roos
          Originally Posted by yoyo View Post

          my on page seo is fine, i have the keywords in most places and have made 3 articles around it and put it on 3 different pages, its just that i dont have a proper url as its on blogger but i have the keyword in there as well.
          How long ago did you build the site or blog? Another factor could be the strength of your competition. New sites will take time to rank especially if the competition is decent.

          Jan
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          • Profile picture of the author yoyo
            Originally Posted by jan roos View Post

            How long ago did you build the site or blog? Another factor could be the strength of your competition. New sites will take time to rank especially if the competition is decent.

            Jan
            its been about a month, there are 150,000+ searches for the keyword and only about 35,000 competition but none of those site actully rank for the keyword, there are 3/4 reputable sites at the top and the bottom half of page 1 changes almost every week.
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    • Profile picture of the author paulie888
      Originally Posted by yoyo View Post

      how can you actully rank so well in google without no backlinking effort at all. how did you get just articles to take yoursite so high in google, ive tried it and my blogs go no where in google.

      i have a blog on a keyword with 150,000 searches a month and only 35,000 competition and none of those are based on that keyword yet after getting an article to backlink my blog and having built over 80 backlinks from blog comments and many more from forum comments the blog is still not ranking anywhere in google.

      what exactly are you backlinking secrets. how can it be done so easily like you say.
      If your on-page SEO is fine, as you say, then it could be the backlinks. Have you checked to see how many backlinks your competitors' sites have?
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      • Profile picture of the author jan roos
        Originally Posted by paulie888 View Post

        If your on-page SEO is fine, as you say, then it could be the backlinks. Have you checked to see how many backlinks your competitors' sites have?
        Not only that but also check the quality of your competitors back links. Look for things like PR of back links and if they are anchor text with the main keyword other than that. 1 month and 80 back links is generally not enough to get good rankings for a decent keyword. Yes it's possible to get ranking sooner but give yourself a few months to rank for your keywords. Also, mix up your back links a bit. Do a press release or two, make articles from your videos and submit with a link back to your site, see if there is a forum in your niche that allows you to have a blog on there and make a post with back link to your site.

        This will get you ranking.

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        • Profile picture of the author yoyo
          Originally Posted by paulie888 View Post

          If your on-page SEO is fine, as you say, then it could be the backlinks. Have you checked to see how many backlinks your competitors' sites have?
          Originally Posted by jan roos View Post

          Not only that but also check the quality of your competitors back links. Look for things like PR of back links and if they are anchor text with the main keyword other than that. 1 month and 80 back links is generally not enough to get good rankings for a decent keyword. Yes it's possible to get ranking sooner but give yourself a few months to rank for your keywords. Also, mix up your back links a bit. Do a press release or two, make articles from your videos and submit with a link back to your site, see if there is a forum in your niche that allows you to have a blog on there and make a post with back link to your site.

          This will get you ranking.

          Jan
          here are the first ten listings on google for the keyword in quotes.

          1. PR7 - L:130,000 LD:300,000

          2. PR6 - L:735 - LD:300,000

          3. PR6 - Wikipedia page not on my keyword but simular - L:1,700 - 125,000,000

          4. PR0 - L:164 - LD:17,000,000

          5. PR0 - L:105 - LD:17,000,000

          6. PR3 - L:9 - LD:750,000

          7. PR0 - L:6 - LD:6,000,000

          8. PR0 - L:6 - LD:8,000,000

          9. PR4 - L:3,000 LD:3,000

          10. PR0 - L:1 LD:35,000

          Now my keyword is a 3 word long tail keyword and most of these rank for a simular one with the last word being different. Only the PR0 sites contain my full keyword but its only like 2/3 times on the whole site while mine has it about 22 times spread across 3 pages and as its on blogger its all visable on the main page, plus i also have it in the title and meta tags, none of these sites have it in there meta tags or meta keywords.

          i have written an ezine article with this keyword it has no backlinks and its on page 3 in google while my blog with 81 links, has a PR6 and a PR5 is no where to be found and yes it is indexed.
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          • Profile picture of the author leclaims
            Originally Posted by yoyo View Post


            i have written an ezine article with this keyword it has no backlinks and its on page 3 in google while my blog with 81 links, has a PR6 and a PR5 is no where to be found and yes it is indexed.
            Your blog has only been around a month, and only has a couple pages. Ezine has been around for 10+ years and has in excess of 330,000 pages (probably thousands more as I type) and 60,000+ backlinks. I'm guessing that might be a factor.


            Perhaps add more quality, optimized content about your keyword, and keep backlinking via article submissions, blog posts, perhaps maybe some social bookmarking.
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  • Profile picture of the author jaiganeshv
    "The trick is to stick with it even when you think it's not going to happen."


    you nailed it!!!
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