The power of blogging.

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Hello all,

I started my internet marketing venture in January of this year, I knew a bit about html, java etc through college so I said why not!

Anyways I set up my first site Watch This Cam, in my sig below. Anyways it was more of learning experience I didn't set it up to make "millions" I just wanted to gain experience in web design, affiliate marketing etc. I felt the best way to do this was by actually doing it!

To cut a short story short, I was getting a steady 150-250 hits a day from various referring, social marketing sites. Firstly ventured into a CPA company. Made maybe €10 in my first month. As the site grew I wanted to venture into other affiliate's. I joined Google ad sense followed by Amazon affiliates. I was now making roughly €15-20 per month. Just last month I added blog to the site. Started posting about relevant webcam related stuff, camera reviews etc.

At first nothing major happened, I got maybe 20 hits a day on my blog. Just last weekend I decided to blog a bit about hurricane Irene. I knew it was just on the brink of the news it wasn't big news but it was on the radar. So I posted about hurricane Irene added a few relevant live cam's from around New York and North Carolina. Didn't think much of it was just as relevant as my previous posts.

To my surprise I checked my Google Analytic stats Sunday morning only to find I had gotten 3420 hits on Saturday alone! I checked again today and had received a further 2430 hits on Sunday!

I made over €30 in the two days alone!

To summarize don't underestimate the power of blogging! A lot of people are saying blogging is dead blogging this blogging that. It is far from it, you just have to find the relevant topic and stick to it. I could of given up on my site a long time ago but I stuck at it worked different angles and I am quite happy.

I know I am not making thousands online like some of the "gurus" out there but at least it is a step in the right direction!

If you are curious as to the original blog post you can find it Here.

Thanks all! Stick with it!
#blogging #power
  • Profile picture of the author Chri5123
    Awesome post mate!

    Congrats on your success!

    You have got it now! Trend marketing with news events etc... can be very profitable...

    Chris
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  • Profile picture of the author Fazal Mayar
    congrats, keep it up and keep adding to it you will make more income
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  • Profile picture of the author VinnyBock
    Originally Posted by palmer9999 View Post

    Hello all,

    I started my internet marketing venture in January of this year, I knew a bit about html, java etc through college so I said why not!

    Anyways I set up my first site Watch This Cam, in my sig below. Anyways it was more of learning experience I didn't set it up to make "millions" I just wanted to gain experience in web design, affiliate marketing etc. I felt the best way to do this was by actually doing it!

    To cut a short story short, I was getting a steady 150-250 hits a day from various referring, social marketing sites. Firstly ventured into a CPA company. Made maybe €10 in my first month. As the site grew I wanted to venture into other affiliate's. I joined Google ad sense followed by Amazon affiliates. I was now making roughly €15-20 per month. Just last month I added blog to the site. Started posting about relevant webcam related stuff, camera reviews etc.

    At first nothing major happened, I got maybe 20 hits a day on my blog. Just last weekend I decided to blog a bit about hurricane Irene. I knew it was just on the brink of the news it wasn't big news but it was on the radar. So I posted about hurricane Irene added a few relevant live cam's from around New York and North Carolina. Didn't think much of it was just as relevant as my previous posts.

    To my surprise I checked my Google Analytic stats Sunday morning only to find I had gotten 3420 hits on Saturday alone! I checked again today and had received a further 2430 hits on Sunday!

    I made over €30 in the two days alone!

    To summarize don't underestimate the power of blogging! A lot of people are saying blogging is dead blogging this blogging that. It is far from it, you just have to find the relevant topic and stick to it. I could of given up on my site a long time ago but I stuck at it worked different angles and I am quite happy.

    I know I am not making thousands online like some of the "gurus" out there but at least it is a step in the right direction!

    If you are curious as to the original blog post you can find it Here.

    Thanks all! Stick with it!
    Good post, you've inspired me to keep plugging along with my blog, and I'm sure I'm not the only one you've inspired, so thanks..
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeanne Lovely
    I just starting to blog with some seriousness, I added SEO and I am plugging away at it - the pros say this is the way to make money - takes some time but I think it will be worth it when the results start to come in
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    • Profile picture of the author palmer9999
      Originally Posted by Jeanne Lovely View Post

      I just starting to blog with some seriousness, I added SEO and I am plugging away at it - the pros say this is the way to make money - takes some time but I think it will be worth it when the results start to come in
      I agree, internet marketing by no means is "easy" as so many proclaim. But with a bit of hard work like anything pays off!
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  • Profile picture of the author IronRing
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    Congrats! Happy to hear it's working out for you
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  • Profile picture of the author spacechimpmedia
    The key to content marketing..

    Find out what problem you solve or what value you bring and create a ton of content around that subject.

    Simple as that!
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  • Profile picture of the author davidrisley
    As one whose business is essentially powered by blogging, I can assure you, blogging is not dead.
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