Make $50+ A Day Easily With Viral Picture Sites!

by IM Nick 20 replies
Social networking has been growing in popularity for years now. And social networking websites are amongst the most trafficked on the internet. So why not try to tap into this massive traffic source?

Well, now you can and it's not even that hard to do.

I'm going to show you the basic steps without going into too much detail (or this would be a very very long post)

Don't try to over-complicate this! You can have this website setup TODAY if you do it right and start to drive traffic very quickly. Remember, just try to get it setup – don't try to make it perfect you can worry about that later after you start getting traffic.

Step 1: Pick a good name. You want a name that is easy to remember and ideally 2 words or less.

Step 2: Setup a site with Wordpress and a clean theme. You want a theme that is 2 columns and fairly simple.

Step 3: Install a plugin that has social buttons, there are tons out there just search in the plugins directory in Wordpress.

Step 4: Now it's time to go get pictures. This part is simple, just grab pictures that are popular on other websites. Take Reddit for example, a lot of pictures make their way around Facebook after being posted on Reddit. If you look on Reddit everyday you can get the picture on Facebook before others see it on Facebook.

Some quick links to Sub-Reddits for pictures:

reddit(dot)com/r/funny
reddit(dot)com/r/adviceanimals

Step 5: Now that you have some pictures go make a Facebook page for your website. Your going to go to other fan pages in your niche and post pictures on their wall and comment on their posts. When you make comments make sure your doing it as your fan page.

Tip: Join large pages and be the first to comment on their new pictures if you join 10-20 and they are active pages you can get tons of traffic to your own Fanpage this way.

Step 6: Monetize your blog. Put up Adsense ads. Or find some good CPA offers. I suggest Adsense personally. There is a chance you can get banned but if you take a look at 9Gag.com you will notice two things. First, they do use Adsnese. Second, they post pictures that have previously shown up on Reddit and elsewhere. So obviously all that content is not original and Adsnese doesn't consider these posts low quality.

Step 7: Get more traffic. You can do this by submitting your posts to Stumble Upon, Tweeting on Twitter, submit your site to Reddit, Digg, and other social media sites.

That's all there is to it! Now go put up a site and 15 pictures and give it a shot. You can start getting traffic in a few hours. If you post the right pictures they can get shared hundreds or even thousands of times and you can get an enormous amount of traffic!

Twists: A lot of people are going to do funny pictures but you can twist this up and do it with anything! Look around Reddit and you will find other picture Sub-Reddits.

For example: Make a site with beautiful pictures and get pics from: reddit(dot)com/r/earthporn

Or one with quotes and get pictures from: reddit(dot)com/r/QuotesPorn

You get the idea, now go make some easy cash!
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Hlatky
    Have you done this successfully yourself?

    It actually is a lot harder than you make it out to be. Adsense on humor sites pays pennies per click. You need a TON of traffic in order to make $50 daily using these types of sites.

    But, if you have done it, all the power to you
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  • Profile picture of the author IM Nick
    You do need a ton of traffic but you can generate a ton of traffic this way. That's the point. You also pick up some good clicks as well that pay higher - I'm no Adsense expert but I would guess its from some sort of retargeting ads or people are logged in to Gmail so they are being shown ads based on their interest and not the sites keywords.
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  • Profile picture of the author spennyc
    It's fairly hard. I've tried stuff like this but it didn't go well. However, I must admit that I kind of gave up on the idea a little early without putting in proper effort.
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  • Profile picture of the author eshoppingez
    Wow, that's nice idea. I did buy a domain a year ago. I wanted to make a humor website out of it, but I dropped that goal due to lack of ideas. I just might try this. Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author FrankMiller
    I've tried something similar. It's basically 24 hours of nonstop work, and like others have said it doesn't pay out very well. It sounded good at first, but doesn't really pay off.
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    • Profile picture of the author OhioBlue8
      Originally Posted by FrankMiller View Post

      I've tried something similar. It's basically 24 hours of nonstop work, and like others have said it doesn't pay out very well. It sounded good at first, but doesn't really pay off.
      Yea I agree Frank, I have tried, but there are honestly much better ways to Make money out there.
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  • Profile picture of the author gjohansson1
    I actually tried something very similar but with video and after 3 months I had over 10,000 video views, 600 YouTube subscribers, 46 Facebook fans, 280 Twitter followers, and a banned Adsense account after making $34...

    I love this kind of humor content stuff, but I can't stand Adsense. I also can't ever open another account, crushing my hopes of ever being a YouTube Partner... If I do decide to get into something like this in the future, I would definitely have to find an income alternative!

    Also, Pinterest would be a great traffic addition to this method.
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  • Profile picture of the author BeauJustin
    It can certainly work, but I come back to the same issue with stuff like this. You can't just blog because you want to make big fat wads of cash. You have to really love blogging to make it work long term. Christian Videos, Gospel Videos - GodVine is an example of a concept like this which really, really works excellently.

    They have a niche, and an audience of people who follow it daily and repost the videos to Facebook constantly.

    As for adsense pennies. Use Adsense as a test meter for a few months to see what ads get clicked.

    Based off successful ads, create your own ad block which looks like adsense,
    but links to your own product pages, affiliate offerings, and/or CPA offers.

    Screw Adsense.
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  • Profile picture of the author marketwarrior06
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    I think its a good Idea but not for 2012. I am not really attracted to these. dude you can easily find more easier and better options to make money online.
    thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author matt78
      This was actually my first endeavor when I first start with IM years ago. Monetizing funny blog with adsense. I did got a lot of visitors to my site but I only made little Adsense revenue as the clicks only worth pennies.
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  • Profile picture of the author MariamN
    Its a good idea to get "the next Facebook image" first, but how do you know that image will become popular? Even ifyou post it first, there are will be many more people who will post it after you, so your effort to find it first will not give you glory for long time..
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  • Profile picture of the author cyberclicks
    Nice post... with some dedicated work, you can make money in the humor business... I suggest pick a humor niche...

    Dave
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    I don't want your money! I just want to give you a laugh!
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  • Profile picture of the author Joseph Robinson
    Hm, an entire business based on reposting pictures that are already reposted from somewhere else. Yep, that should work well. Not even going to take possible copyright/legal ramifications into account.
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    • Profile picture of the author SurrealPSD
      Originally Posted by Joseph Robinson View Post

      Hm, an entire business based on reposting pictures that are already reposted from somewhere else. Yep, that should work well. Not even going to take possible copyright/legal ramifications into account.
      lmfao..

      All the big humour sites that work aren't run by marketers looking to drain the life out of a niche, most are run by highly valued members of the respective communities.
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  • Profile picture of the author Elfen Lied
    To Earn More Money Traffic is Must to your blog or article or website ie the basic key to get sale . Remember Target Traffic is far better that insane traffic. I suggest you learn some PPC advertising tricks which will get you targeted traffic . Need more help have look at my sign
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  • Profile picture of the author cooler1
    @IM Nick. How many different monetization methods have you tested this method with and which was the best performing? Also, how much daily traffic did it take you to reach $50/day?
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  • Profile picture of the author Joey Starkey
    I would not attemp this with adsense. Your target audience would
    respond better to cpa offers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Bill Hugall
    I did not get into this game to do that much work : ) For those of you that do like a second full time job for $50 per day. Go nuts. You can also just build a list and have traffic on demand.
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  • Profile picture of the author cpadualcore
    This is a cool method. I had one site up for this purpose. Its less than a month old and I love the amount of free traffic it gets. In the beginning I used some of those fiverr gigs that offers facebook shares to jumpstart the traffic. Now most of the traffic is from people(and their friends) sharing posts(pics) on their facebook wall. This is great. Some images goes viral and gets lot of shares.

    As for monetization, CPA offers works better for this kind of traffic. Adsense or similar models pays only pennies per click for offers in entertainment niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author MaxNiche
    Thanks for sharing this.But success depends on your social media promotion skills.
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