Auto Blogs - Are they worth it ?

by W130SN
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Has anybody made any real money with autoblogs ?
If so, what strategy did you use ?
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  • Profile picture of the author John Romaine
    Are they worth it?

    No.
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  • Profile picture of the author johnrone
    Auto blogs are not really worth it. Auto blogging is like spinning articles that loses the uniqueness of its content and would eventually result to spamming. If you are going to search it on Wikipedia, you will be referred to see Spam blog.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ettienne
    In short, hell no.
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  • Profile picture of the author tantowdy
    Autoblog still can make money if your traffic from FB or twitter. For FB think fan page with 10.000 - 100.000 member or more, post your website link on your fan page. You get the traffic and some of them will click your ads.
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  • Profile picture of the author savvy linguist
    Just provide quality contents for your reader and don't waste your time with autoblogging.

    If you are not convinced, go ahead and try it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brian Tayler
    Autoblogging is amazing. Google will love you.[/sarcasm]
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  • Profile picture of the author Sarevok
    I know I'm gonna get hatemail for this, but I've had success with autoblogs.

    The key is how they look; if it's junk content, it won't work.

    If you organize it will, and integrate real content, then it can look sexy.

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  • Profile picture of the author Andyhenry
    I've had a lot of success with autoblogs - but I wouldn't recommend anyone to start out with them now.
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    nothing to see here.

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  • Profile picture of the author napoleonfirst
    WPRobot is the best in the market and you need to get a niche that is not competitive. My site for example, kitchenappliancepackage.org gets 53 page views/day using WProbot and AdsenseAutotube
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    • Profile picture of the author jack9850127
      Originally Posted by napoleonfirst View Post

      WPRobot is the best in the market and you need to get a niche that is not competitive. My site for example, kitchenappliancepackage.org gets 53 page views/day using WProbot and AdsenseAutotube
      dude ,just checked your autoblog, there is one question, have you made any money from that? and if i auto blog like 200 blogs with different themes and point them back to the site i want to promote, is this a good strategy?
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    • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
      Originally Posted by napoleonfirst View Post

      WPRobot is the best in the market
      Does it allow you to make self-populating tube sites, pinboards, image and video galleries, magazine-style sites with featured images (post thumbnails)? Does it allow to parse non-standard XML feeds like this or that?
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    • Profile picture of the author cooler1
      Originally Posted by napoleonfirst View Post

      WPRobot is the best in the market and you need to get a niche that is not competitive. My site for example, kitchenappliancepackage.org gets 53 page views/day using WProbot and AdsenseAutotube
      Is that site using spun articles? I know that google doesn't allow Adsense to be used on auto blogs because they want high quality traffic for their adverstisers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mindstorms
    Originally Posted by W130SN View Post

    Has anybody made any real money with autoblogs ?
    If so, what strategy did you use ?
    Yes and quite a bit, 2006-7ish
    Strategy-wise just threw out lots of it with adsense. But like others have said here, forget about it. It's not that you cannot make money. It's just that it is not a very good business model plus the whole idea of it is just absurd... the web would be much better without them.

    Mike
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    • Profile picture of the author ss442
      I have a huge authority content site with articles and photos that are picked and used by professional companies as well as other bloggers.

      It is very easy to tell which comments are computer generated and which articles either stolen or and or spun because of the way they are mangled with nonsensical synonyms.

      If it is a short comment and someone wants to leave a link on my blog that is in a related industry and the comment makes sense I use it.

      If someone uses my content and enhances the premise of the site or article I frequently expound upon that for them.

      But as a general rule, when it comes to auto, there needs to be a human editor between the spun article and it's use.

      Just my 2 cents.

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      • Profile picture of the author tziahs
        They will probably suffer a lot when the next panda or penguin update comes. Nevertheless there are currently people making money...
        like 3-5$/month. It should make sense if you have hundreds of such autoblogs.
        I think that's called splogging.
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  • Profile picture of the author icoachu
    Google Penguin and Panda say..........


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  • Profile picture of the author MalikAzali
    you need to combine with manual posting if you want to build autoblog site.
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  • Profile picture of the author Darren Money
    There may be a "market" for autobloggers, but it's not for me. I figure anything worth doing is worth doing well, and I want to be in it for the long haul.
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  • Profile picture of the author Danny Cutts
    I made an absolute rake load of money with autoblogs in the past... not so much now... especially since the zoo animal update from google... but still I am sure there is still room if you work it right and add your own content to it :-)

    Danny
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  • Profile picture of the author emigre
    You're about 5 years too late.

    Autoblogs don't work anymore.
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  • Profile picture of the author whland
    I wouldn't even try it. It's best to write your own quality content.

    Have a look at the article in the link. 5 reasons Autoblogging sucks

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  • Profile picture of the author ezpay4me
    heck no my brother, AutoBlogs are newbie traps. Theyr'e a great way for an experienced vendor to exploit incoming IM freshmen. I was caught in the trap 2 years ago and wasted about 5 months before releasing my auto blog wasn't going to make any money , didn't provide any useful information *even though I had over 3,000 syndicated posts from the auto blog system i was using* and lastly had 0 traffic except from bots and so on...

    lesson to be learned son, STAY VERY FAR AWAY FROM AUTOBLOGS...
    hope this helps
    best regards,
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  • Profile picture of the author AzlanR2
    Autoblogs are useless these days because the plugin will post duplicate content on your site. After Google launch their Panda and Penguin update, autoblogs are dead.
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  • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
    Yes, as it was said above, stay away from autoblogs. Learn the content automation concept (self-populating sites) which rocks in the post-Panda days.
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  • Profile picture of the author aizaku
    Run the other way!

    Listen fella, you don't want to mess with that nonsense. This isn't 2004, google will cast its giant eyes on your site, pick it up and toss it in the trash.

    Build value and build a lot of it. Here is thread i did about zombie profiting with some useful details:

    http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...king-dead.html

    Good luck and be well!
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  • Profile picture of the author igl0w
    Autoblogs are numbers. The more you have, the more you make. I hated conent stealers so made my ebook..
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  • Profile picture of the author Mark Wightley
    Auto blogging will ruin your reputation and you will make Zip from it. Google won't rank your site and you will just waste time and money.

    Best to write the content yourself and really the key is to provide useful and helpful content.

    Remember: People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

    Cheers Mark W
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  • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
    You people don't know what you're talking about. I still make over $3k per month in adsense revenue with my strategy.

    I use the Content Revenge autoblog plugin. You build a 10,000 page autoblog. You get a list of Google Suggest keywords. Have 500 of those pages post out into the future at 2-4 per day. Hook it up with a google plus account - this gets thousands of pages indexed within 10 days of building it.

    I do NOT monitize the autoblog - no affiliate links or adsense because if you do that the whole site will get penalized and lose all its rankings within a week of building it. (Because Google hates affiliate and MFA sites).

    So after a week or two the autoblog is usually getting 50-100 visitors per day, sometimes more. I then redirect all the human visitors to a different "white hat" quality adsense site. I use a cloaking/redirection WP plugin called Clickbank Magic Pro. By the way, this also reduces the bounce rate of the autoblog to 0%. Google likes this.

    Let me explain what redirection is. When a visitor clicks on your page in Google or Bing/Yahoo, they are automatically redirected past your autoblog to the website you're redirecting to. The visitor never sees your autoblog.

    And the subject of the autoblog and the adsense site are the same. You want to pick a big niche.

    I have the visitors land on a navigation type page on the adsense site. It's not a good idea to just redirect people to a page that has adsense on it. Google might not like that and your adsense account could get banned. (There are other variations of this part of the strategy).

    The adsense site will then average $5-$15 per day. Sometimes more.

    Unfortunately, the autoblogs end up getting penalized and lose all their traffic. But it usually doesn't happen until the autoblog is 2.5 months old. But it only costs about $19 for the domain and the autogenerated content.

    Do i make more than $19 in adsense in the 2.5 months it's running? Yes - a whole lot more than that. You can easily make $1000's per month doing this with multiple autoblogs.

    Now here is what you guys need to know. If you're building MFA (made for adsense) sites or sites with a lot of affiliate links on them (Amazon, ect), Google is on a mission to penalize your site. If you build those kind of sites Google just doesn't think that you offer anything "unique and valuable" to the web. Your site is the middleman and it's not helping the searcher find what they are looking for.

    So ultimately you are doomed unless you are building ecommerce/dropshiping sites where you are actually selling your own product. So if you are trying to build a high quality affiliate site and spending money on SEO your site will eventually get penalized and it will lose all its google traffic.

    Meanwhile i throw up a $19 autoblog and it makes me hundreds of dollars before it gets wacked by Google.

    So yes autoblogging works if done correctly.
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    • Profile picture of the author Andrew de Goede
      Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

      You people don't know what you're talking about. I still make over $3k per month in adsense revenue with my strategy.

      I use the Content Revenge autoblog plugin. You build a 10,000 page autoblog. You get a list of Google Suggest keywords. Have 500 of those pages post out into the future at 2-4 per day. Hook it up with a google plus account - this gets thousands of pages indexed within 10 days of building it.

      I do NOT monitize the autoblog - no affiliate links or adsense because if you do that the whole site will get penalized and lose all its rankings within a week of building it. (Because Google hates affiliate and MFA sites).

      So after a week or two the autoblog is usually getting 50-100 visitors per day, sometimes more. I then redirect all the human visitors to a different "white hat" quality adsense site. I use a cloaking/redirection WP plugin called Clickbank Magic Pro. By the way, this also reduces the bounce rate of the autoblog to 0%. Google likes this.

      And the subject of the autoblog and the adsense site are the same. You want to pick a big niche.

      I have the visitors land on a navigation type page on the adsense site. It's not a good idea to just redirect people to a page that has adsense on it. Google might not like that and your adsense account could get banned. (There are other variations of this part of the strategy).

      The adsense site will then average $5-$15 per day. Sometimes more.

      Unfortunately, the autoblogs end up getting penalized and lose all their traffic. But it usually doesn't happen until the autoblog is 2.5 months old. But it only costs about $19 for the domain and the autogenerated content.

      Do i make more than $19 in adsense in the 2.5 months it's running? Yes - a whole lot more than that. You can easily make $1000's per month doing this with multiple autoblogs.

      Now here is what you guys need to know. If you're building MFA (made for adsense) sites or sites with a lot of affiliate links on them (Amazon, ect), Google is on a mission to penalize your site. If you build those kind of sites Google just doesn't think that you offer anything "unique and valuable" to the web. Your site is the middleman and it's not helping the searcher find what they are looking for.

      So ultimately you are doomed unless you are building ecommerce/dropshiping sites where you are actually selling your own product. So if you are trying to build a high quality affiliate site and spending money on SEO your site will eventually get penalized and it will lose all its google traffic.

      Meanwhile i throw up a $19 autoblog and it makes me hundreds of dollars before it gets wacked by Google.

      So yes autoblogging works if done correctly.
      Great comment. I'm glad that you qualified your response. It's not always a case of yes or no, but depends on the strategy.
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    • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
      Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

      You people don't know what you're talking about. I still make over $3k per month in adsense revenue with my strategy.

      I use the Content Revenge autoblog plugin. You build a 10,000 page autoblog. You get a list of Google Suggest keywords. Have 500 of those pages post out into the future at 2-4 per day. Hook it up with a google plus account - this gets thousands of pages indexed within 10 days of building it.

      I do NOT monitize the autoblog - no affiliate links or adsense because if you do that the whole site will get penalized and lose all its rankings within a week of building it. (Because Google hates affiliate and MFA sites).

      So after a week or two the autoblog is usually getting 50-100 visitors per day, sometimes more. I then redirect all the human visitors to a different "white hat" quality adsense site. I use a cloaking/redirection WP plugin called Clickbank Magic Pro. By the way, this also reduces the bounce rate of the autoblog to 0%. Google likes this.

      And the subject of the autoblog and the adsense site are the same. You want to pick a big niche.

      I have the visitors land on a navigation type page on the adsense site. It's not a good idea to just redirect people to a page that has adsense on it. Google might not like that and your adsense account could get banned. (There are other variations of this part of the strategy).

      The adsense site will then average $5-$15 per day. Sometimes more.

      Unfortunately, the autoblogs end up getting penalized and lose all their traffic. But it usually doesn't happen until the autoblog is 2.5 months old. But it only costs about $19 for the domain and the autogenerated content.

      Do i make more than $19 in adsense in the 2.5 months it's running? Yes - a whole lot more than that. You can easily make $1000's per month doing this with multiple autoblogs.

      Now here is what you guys need to know. If you're building MFA (made for adsense) sites or sites with a lot of affiliate links on them (Amazon, ect), Google is on a mission to penalize your site. If you build those kind of sites Google just doesn't think that you offer anything "unique and valuable" to the web. Your site is the middleman and it's not helping the searcher find what they are looking for.

      So ultimately you are doomed unless you are building ecommerce/dropshiping sites where you are actually selling your own product. So if you are trying to build a high quality affiliate site and spending money on SEO your site will eventually get penalized and it will lose all its google traffic.

      Meanwhile i throw up a $19 autoblog and it makes me hundreds of dollars before it gets wacked by Google.

      So yes autoblogging works if done correctly.

      Also, my autoblogs never get penalized when Google rolls out a Panda or Penguin update. But like i said, usually around the 2-3 month period they do get penalized and lose their traffic. So it's some kind of Google update but i haven't figured out what it is yet.

      I just started adding authorship to them (Google plus account). Perhaps that will keep them ranking and driving traffic longer. Have been adding other things to the autoblogs to make them seem more like an ecommerce store too.

      And i never have to build backlinks to them. Just a couple social bookmarks. So they are Penguin proof.

      They just rank for a ton of long tail google suggest keywords all by themselves. And the content is machine generated crap. The Content Revenge plugin takes snippets of content from other sources on the web and links back to them.

      Due to the fact that SEO has become so unpredictable lately with all the updates, i don't think i would ever build an authority site and put tons of time, money and care into it - if you're relying only on SEO traffic.

      Even if you have the greatest site in the world, there is a big chance it's going to get hit with some future Google penalty and then all your hard work is down the drain. Not worth it.
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      • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
        Originally Posted by Lena Williams View Post

        AUTOBLOG!!!! Stay away from them. Waste of effort which can be maximized through human blogging.
        This is exactly what every newbie says. I'd suggest you to learn more about content automation sites and strategies

        Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

        And the content is machine generated crap.
        This is the answer why your autoblogs get penalized. A machine generated crap is not something that will make your visitors to stay at your site longer than a couple of seconds. That means your site has a cosmic bounce rate, which is one of the most critical factors for Panda which doesn't care about your content, but it does care a lot about your visitor's behavioral.

        Solution: make your visitors to stay longer and even bookmark your autoblog. If you do so, your autoblog will never be penalized.
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        • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
          Originally Posted by CyberSEO View Post

          This is exactly what every newbie says. I'd suggest you to learn more about content automation sites and strategies



          This is the answer why your autoblogs get penalized. A machine generated crap is not something that will make your visitors to stay at your site longer than a couple of seconds. That means your site has a cosmic bounce rate, which is one of the most critical factors for Panda which doesn't care about your content, but it does care a lot about your visitor's behavioral.

          Solution: make your visitors to stay longer and even bookmark your autoblog. If you do so, your autoblog will never be penalized.
          My visitors to the autoblogs are automatically redirected to another white hat quality adsense site. On page factors for the autoblog are irrelevent since the visitor never sees the page - they are redirected. My bounce rate is almost 0.
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          • Profile picture of the author koreancowboy
            Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

            My visitors to the autoblogs are automatically redirected to another white hat quality adsense site. On page factors for the autoblog are irrelevent since the visitor never sees the page - they are redirected. My bounce rate is almost 0.
            As I understand this, I set up an autoblog with a link to my normal site in a prominent location...am I correct on this?
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            • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
              Originally Posted by koreancowboy View Post

              As I understand this, I set up an autoblog with a link to my normal site in a prominent location...am I correct on this?
              Nope, as soon as the visitor clicks on a page of your site they found in Google or Bing/Yahoo, they bypass the autoblog entirely and are redirected to a different "quality white hat" adsense site of yours. You choose where to redirect the traffic within the plugin.

              The visitor never sees your autoblog. But the search bots stay on your autoblog. The redirection plugin i use for this is called Clickbank Magic Pro.
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          • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
            Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

            My bounce rate is almost 0.
            How could it be? If your sites redirect visitors to some other place, their bounce rate must be about 100%, which is a red flag for Panda.
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            • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
              Originally Posted by CyberSEO View Post

              How could it be? If your sites redirect visitors to some other place, their bounce rate must be about 100%, which is a red flag for Panda.

              Bounce Rate: When visitors click on your listing in Google or Bing, stays for 1 second and then hits the back button - The visitor did not find what they are looking for and then google hates your site.

              In my example in previous posts, the bounce rate would effect the white hat quality adsense site - not the autoblog. Because as soon as the visitor hits the autoblog they are redirected to the white hat adsense site. They never see the autoblog. And if i made a good quality adsense site the visitor will stay an acceptable amount of time.

              So when it comes to the bounce rate, Google will be measuring it against the white hat adsense site not the autoblog.
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    • Profile picture of the author koreancowboy
      Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

      You people don't know what you're talking about. I still make over $3k per month in adsense revenue with my strategy.

      I use the Content Revenge autoblog plugin. You build a 10,000 page autoblog. You get a list of Google Suggest keywords. Have 500 of those pages post out into the future at 2-4 per day. Hook it up with a google plus account - this gets thousands of pages indexed within 10 days of building it.

      I do NOT monitize the autoblog - no affiliate links or adsense because if you do that the whole site will get penalized and lose all its rankings within a week of building it. (Because Google hates affiliate and MFA sites).

      So after a week or two the autoblog is usually getting 50-100 visitors per day, sometimes more. I then redirect all the human visitors to a different "white hat" quality adsense site. I use a cloaking/redirection WP plugin called Clickbank Magic Pro. By the way, this also reduces the bounce rate of the autoblog to 0%. Google likes this.

      And the subject of the autoblog and the adsense site are the same. You want to pick a big niche.

      I have the visitors land on a navigation type page on the adsense site. It's not a good idea to just redirect people to a page that has adsense on it. Google might not like that and your adsense account could get banned. (There are other variations of this part of the strategy).

      The adsense site will then average $5-$15 per day. Sometimes more.

      Unfortunately, the autoblogs end up getting penalized and lose all their traffic. But it usually doesn't happen until the autoblog is 2.5 months old. But it only costs about $19 for the domain and the autogenerated content.

      Do i make more than $19 in adsense in the 2.5 months it's running? Yes - a whole lot more than that. You can easily make $1000's per month doing this with multiple autoblogs.

      Now here is what you guys need to know. If you're building MFA (made for adsense) sites or sites with a lot of affiliate links on them (Amazon, ect), Google is on a mission to penalize your site. If you build those kind of sites Google just doesn't think that you offer anything "unique and valuable" to the web. Your site is the middleman and it's not helping the searcher find what they are looking for.

      So ultimately you are doomed unless you are building ecommerce/dropshiping sites where you are actually selling your own product. So if you are trying to build a high quality affiliate site and spending money on SEO your site will eventually get penalized and it will lose all its google traffic.

      Meanwhile i throw up a $19 autoblog and it makes me hundreds of dollars before it gets wacked by Google.

      So yes autoblogging works if done correctly.
      Wow, that's actually pretty brillant. I have enough domain names lying around that I can do this with.
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  • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
    I concur on that, because I'm using the same strategy for years. However I don't like the "autoblogging" term. It's so... 2005. I prefer to call it content automation.
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  • Profile picture of the author Edward Green
    Anything with the word "Auto" in it should be avoided for long term business building.

    You DO need to do some hard work "Nothing good is cheap and nothing cheap is good"

    I just had a thought of when the word "Auto" is good to hear....

    "You have just won a lamborghini auto"
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  • Profile picture of the author pratima
    Hello,

    i don't think Auto Blog Will Work.
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  • Profile picture of the author sirtiman
    If you all just think, feel, guess or will be fail. Autoblog is not for you.

    But my brain is not stop there. I got:

    sales from Amazon
    sales from Clickbank
    sales from jvzoo
    sales from rapbank
    daily subscribers to my lists
    make money from fiverr
    selling links or ads spot
    rank on google with keyword
    raise pagerank
    more fb likes
    more tweet followers
    etc


    I love autoblog, google and visitors like my efforts, too.

    Don't try this at home
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  • I think you're a few years too late to the auto-blogging party...

    But at any rate, and as a general rule of the thumb... stop trying to game the system and start providing actual value to real people: it's the *only* way to make money in the long term.
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  • Profile picture of the author PeckhamPirate
    Once was a day when you could make good coin with auto-blogs, and like various people have said already, if you have a good stream of traffic - that's not coming from Google - you might still do well.

    But the bottom line is you're wasting your time.

    In my experience go for quality sites. Love them, nuture them and most important, post lots of good quality material to them.

    Doing this you won't have so many cash streams, but you will have a business that has a chance of staying around a while and making you some proper money.

    The internet is a marathon, not a sprint. Things you do well today will earn money and work for you, for many years to come.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mr. Ken Russell
    They used to be.. I actually still have an autoblog that is making a consistent amount of sales as an amazon affiliate. I don't even touch it and it's bringing in more commissions than my other review sites. But I don't suggest using them anymore unless you've already established a authority property for them.

    Google hates them!
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  • Profile picture of the author MA Robinson
    Autoblog is a complete waste of time. It is much better to have your own blog and invest some time and effort in it and see better results.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Auto blogs are a wrap. Focus on building a blog one blog-post at a time... and make sure you ping it after each entry.
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  • Profile picture of the author JerrickYeoh
    Autoblogs might not useful anymore after Google Penguin and Google Panda update such aggressive past few months.
    Autoblogs usually make poor quality and duplicate content that will kill your site . Lot of Google Adsense user make sudden less profit due to hit by google panda and penguin and drop the site serp badly .

    Remember, one unique and quality content is better than you have 10 up to 100 of poor and duplicate content.
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    • Profile picture of the author Chris Hardee
      If no one wants to read the low quality content, what is the point?

      How is this building readership?
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    • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
      Originally Posted by JerrickYeoh View Post

      Autoblogs might not useful anymore after Google Penguin and Google Panda update such aggressive past few months.
      Autoblogs usually make poor quality and duplicate content that will kill your site . Lot of Google Adsense user make sudden less profit due to hit by google panda and penguin and drop the site serp badly .

      Remember, one unique and quality content is better than you have 10 up to 100 of poor and duplicate content.

      Panda and Penguin have had no effect on my autoblogs rankings/traffic.

      The purpose of an autoblog is to REDIRECT VISITORS TO A DIFFERENT HIGH QUALITY SITE USING A REDIRECTION PLUGIN. You can redirect hundreds of visitors per day. Sorry some of you guys still don't get it.
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    • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
      Originally Posted by JerrickYeoh View Post

      Autoblogs might not useful anymore after Google Penguin and Google Panda update such aggressive past few months.
      Autoblogs usually make poor quality and duplicate content that will kill your site . Lot of Google Adsense user make sudden less profit due to hit by google panda and penguin and drop the site serp badly .

      Remember, one unique and quality content is better than you have 10 up to 100 of poor and duplicate content.

      Autoblogs never got hit by Panda and Penguin. But sometime around the time the Penguin update came out another unanounced update came out. It goes like this. If you put adsense on everypage/most pages of your site or if you put an Amazon affiliate link in the nav bar of your site (so it's on everypage of your site), your whole site will get penalized and lose rankings within a week. I've seen this pattern on tons of sites.

      There is a filter at Google that "sniffs" this pattern out. Some people mistakenly believe autoblogs were penalized but actually ALL sites that have that monitization pattern are getting filtered out ot the serps.

      See my above post on how i avoid this.

      And again, you're not supposed to monitize an autoblog. You should redirect the traffic to a white hat quality site using a redirection plugin/script.

      Autoblogs are a traffic generation method.
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  • Profile picture of the author YasirYar
    Considering the latest Penguin and Panda update, I strongly suggest you avoid it. Or get slapped!
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  • Profile picture of the author denysapu
    Originally Posted by W130SN View Post

    Has anybody made any real money with autoblogs ?
    If so, what strategy did you use ?
    Not after Google was clearly hate it.
    However it may still work if you work with other alternatives to bring potential visitors
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  • Profile picture of the author Lena Williams
    AUTOBLOG!!!! Stay away from them. Waste of effort which can be maximized through human blogging.
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  • Profile picture of the author koreancowboy
    Also, I tried to get that Content Revenge WP Plugin, but it's closed...would you recommend another plugin?
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    • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
      Originally Posted by koreancowboy View Post

      Also, I tried to get that Content Revenge WP Plugin, but it's closed...would you recommend another plugin?
      What exactly that plugin is intended for?
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      • Profile picture of the author livo
        Does this concern the Amazon plugins that are sold on here!

        I have used one on a couple of my sites for quite a while but never made a sale?

        I would say the plugin i use is also an auto blog method.

        What is actually the deal with duplicate content?

        The vendor i bought the plugin from stated that duplicate content only occurs if the content is used on the same website more than once!

        Content pulled from another website, in my case Amazon is not duplicate.

        So what is the true answer?
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      • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
        Originally Posted by CyberSEO View Post

        What exactly that plugin is intended for?

        That's the autoblog plugin i use.
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    • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
      Originally Posted by koreancowboy View Post

      Also, I tried to get that Content Revenge WP Plugin, but it's closed...would you recommend another plugin?

      Never tried this with another plugin. I sent you a PM.
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      • Profile picture of the author koreancowboy
        Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

        Never tried this with another plugin. I sent you a PM.
        Got it, thank you!
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  • Profile picture of the author johndetlefs
    You've gotta figure that Google has some pretty smart cats working for them, and a la penguin, panda etc, they're going to nail them eventually, if they haven't already.

    Not a good long term business model IMO.
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  • Profile picture of the author johndetlefs
    Yeah, fair point, although I consider what you're talking about to be very different to an autoblog.

    And even then...

    I've had a couple of autoblogs, and one that actually made a bit of money ($50 - $100 per month) but ended up feeling pretty guilty that I was significantly contributing to what I consider to be spam on the internet for $50 a month.

    I know that there are plenty of people out there that would say I should have just taken what i had and replicated, but I just couldn't. Didn't feel good about it.

    It'd be interesting to see how the sort of site that you're talking about will fare in the coming years if they become easier to make and simply become "autoblog 2.0" type deals.

    I'll know that has happened when I see a WSO proclaiming them as the next untapped way to make a million bucks in 5 minutes.

    I reckon, just like everything else that has been abused, that Google will eventually come crashing down on them.

    But i'm no SEO guy, and you clearly are, so i'm prepared to be wrong!
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  • Profile picture of the author johndetlefs
    Yeah, I checked them out, and that Pinterest one looks pretty amazing!

    And that said, it's bedtime for all good little eastern seaboard Australians, so i'm off to snooze. |-O

    Enjoy the day!
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  • Profile picture of the author Joan Altz
    Autoblogs - and I mean autoblogs as in "auto content blogs" - are worthless.

    However, an autoblog store where you drive traffic by other means than SEO can definitely work and does work, whether it's selling plr ebooks, videos, or whatever.

    Many WSOs sold are some form of autoblog, but store related. Like anything else, you need to drive traffic. Harder to do that if you rely on SEO, whether to a store or content autoblog, but let's say you have an autoblog store and you include an original content blog section to that store, that can definitely work out for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jon Penberthy
    Please, please save your money and time and don't get caught up in auto blog schemes it doesn't work effectively you won't make hardly any money (if any at all) and Google will hate you.
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    wasting of time
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  • Profile picture of the author koreancowboy
    I will say that I just got my Adsense account banned LOL...so I'll have to rely on another form of advertising/revenue. Thoughts?
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    • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
      Originally Posted by koreancowboy View Post

      I will say that I just got my Adsense account banned LOL...so I'll have to rely on another form of advertising/revenue. Thoughts?
      Everything has been already explained above. Please read the thread carefully.
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    • Profile picture of the author TheAdsenseGuy
      Originally Posted by koreancowboy View Post

      I will say that I just got my Adsense account banned LOL...so I'll have to rely on another form of advertising/revenue. Thoughts?

      Best bet is to open up a new adsense account using a LLC and rent a mailbox at the UPS store near you.

      Also, you can use Bing/Yahoo ads. You can sign up at: Media.net

      I did apply with one of my good sites but was rejected. They seem to be a lot more picky than adsense. They want you to be already getting tons of traffic to your site.
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      • Profile picture of the author koreancowboy
        Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

        Best bet is to open up a new adsense account using a LLC and rent a mailbox at the UPS store near you.

        Also, you can use Bing/Yahoo ads. You can sign up at: Media.net

        I did apply with one of my good sites but was rejected. They seem to be a lot more picky than adsense. They want you to be already getting tons of traffic to your site.
        Thanks for the info!
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  • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
    Originally Posted by TheAdsenseGuy View Post

    The redirection plugin i use for this is called Clickbank Magic Pro.
    Or any other cloaking plugin. There are lots of them floating around.
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  • Profile picture of the author 247acheiver
    Total waste of time IMO...Google can pretty much tell when content is minorly rehashed and will penalize it accordingly...

    Aim for unique and well written content.
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  • Profile picture of the author UdoMoss
    Hi there,

    I tried it for about 7 month now. I gave up!!

    In my opinion it's not worth it. I haven't made a dime with it. You can't get a good ranking because of the keywords.

    I would not try it again.

    Dr. Udo Moss/Durban
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  • I have heard a lot of people who are successful with auto blogs but I am not sure that this strategy would last long, especially after all the recent changes in Google algo.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mark72
    I built one with pure syndicated content and hooked it up to a 20,000 follower twitter account.

    I could get up to 500 visitors per day, but the adsense in the niche only produced very low EPC.

    But if you're going to try this note that you may need to check Google's current adsense terms and conditions because I'm not sure whether they are OK with this or not.

    My account has not had any problems though.
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  • Profile picture of the author salim7696
    It is different for everybody, it really depends on for what are you using an AutoBlog.

    Autoblogs can be used for two things either as your primary source of income i.e you want to earn from the blog itself or as a secondary source for some of your other website.

    1) Using an Autoblog as your Primary Income source and earning from the blog itself
    If you use an autoblog thinking that you will directly earn from it then it's a waste of time because your autoblog will contain spun articles and all such sorts of things, and if suppose you set up adsense ads on your autoblog then it could be harmful for you for lifetime because adsense keeps on checking for unethical blogs and will block your account and IP and you wont be able to put adsense ads on any of your blogs.

    2) Using Autoblogs for some other Website that you own
    If you use an autoblog for your website then its of great use. Like if Suppose I do it for my website, I have a micro jobs website named crunchgigs.com so i setup an autoblog which posts new articles everyday and i share those articles on social networking sites and gain traffic from them and I post a banner on my autoblog that acts as an ad posted on a blog which then transfers the targeted traffic to my website. So in this way i benefit alot for my Real website and thus saving the advertising cost.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dustin Blevins
    The Automobile Industry is huge with tons of people following blogs on the latest technologies as well as classic technologies of cars. I would think you could make a very successful auto blog and find multiple ways to monetize it.
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    • Profile picture of the author koreancowboy
      Originally Posted by Dustin Blevins View Post

      The Automobile Industry is huge with tons of people following blogs on the latest technologies as well as classic technologies of cars. I would think you could make a very successful auto blog and find multiple ways to monetize it.
      LOL we're talking about automatic blogging (like, blogs that auto post content). But you're right, and that's what I have going on now...are you in the same niche?

      Note: I only put this link up to see if he's in the same niche, this is not considered me advertising my site.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dazzling Content
    Autoblogs are still useful. You need to mix the scraped content with original content to produce the best results. You can't just turn on WP Robot and scrape content like crazy. You need to select the right content for your autoblog, then include some original content. I don't create autoblogs because I prefer to make websites that stand the test of time (and Google updates!), but I know a few marketers who still make money from autoblogs. You just need a good autoblogging strategy to stay in the game.
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  • Profile picture of the author figgity
    Huh? How are autoblogs dead? This is new to me. Oh, wait, I forgot, they aren't called autoblogs anymore, they are called "content curation" sites.
    OP, don't believe the hype. It depends on what you are autoblogging andhow you are doing it (mashups vs. copying someone else exactly).
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  • Profile picture of the author richt1984
    I would stay away from them, with all googles updates you never know if your site will get wiped out or not. Stick with orig content and just keep adding it.

    As mentioned above an auto blog store is a different matter.
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  • Profile picture of the author Blakestarr
    Originally Posted by W130SN View Post

    Has anybody made any real money with autoblogs ?
    If so, what strategy did you use ?
    The key to succeeding online these days is in original content - so I definitely would not bother.

    For one the search engines will not even index duplicate content so it's a waste of time!

    Good luck
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  • Profile picture of the author IulianP
    The autoblogs are useless now.
    They used to bring a lot of money a few years ago but now is just a waste of time
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  • Profile picture of the author kaizerinfo
    Right now,autobloggng is the best strategy to make money.
    Moreover,if you syndicate your posts to social networks via bitly url, you will have traffic from google,even if you autoblog will be banned.
    So,you invest just 10 $ a year to domain and create autoblog,wich will have thousands of pages,posts, and even if it will be banned,you will have traffic from yahoo,bing,and google,but from bitly urls.
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  • Profile picture of the author David Braybrooke
    I think this article says it all! - 5 Reasons Why Autoblogging Sucks | SpyreStudios
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  • Profile picture of the author satrap
    I personally don't have any auto blogs and don't like them either. But I think It depends on how you do it. I have heard stories from both side: there are people who are making decent amount of money doing it, and there are people who ate just wasting their time because they are doing it all wrong.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicholas08
    It depends on how you do it. If you do it well and make it looks high quality in the eye of google, you can still get money from it. The most important thing is that it's "AUTO". So, you won't lose too much time on it. Any money you get is a profit.
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    • Profile picture of the author marco005
      Hi,

      can I redirect all pages/posts from an autoblog with this htaccess code;

      RewriteEngine on
      RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.olddomain\.co\.uk$
      RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.mydomain.com [R=301,L]

      Read more: 301 Redirect Htaccess Examples

      ???

      does this work or I must buy this clickbank magic pro plugin-or are there other good working free redirect scripts/plugins there?

      marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author markwilson4074
    Auto-blogging if done correctly can still produce results. But to make it happen, those auto-blogs need some "manual" work too
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Which manual work please?

    Do you know good working (without making errors) free plugins to build an autoblog, who I can input my multiple selectec rss feeds??

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
    There are no free plugins that will let you to create modern-style self-populated sites ("autoblog" is an outdated term).
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  • Profile picture of the author drr
    The whole purpose of a blog, or any site, should be to provide genuine value to the end user. Real, vibrant, thriving content - unique, and carefully created.

    I've yet to see an autoblog that offers something the end user would want to use. They tend to be vile and ugly imho.

    Googles Panda/Penguin updates have shaken up everything, and more than ever unique content marketing will be key for a sites ability to draw on free Google traffic.

    I'd focus on creating a portfolio of unique blogs in high potential niches. Get this right and aside from the revenue streams you can open, you also have the potential of creating a massive payday, sometime down the road, by selling it.
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    now I triy the rss multi importer plugin,newest wp version and twenty ten theme.

    It does not so work. I can only add one category in feed to post settings, my other categories are not shown after I clicked save settings-nothing works.
    I go to feed to post settings, scroll at the buttom, who is add another category, select my created another category, then click save settings- after then nothing is, it only shows my first category it add no more.

    What is the problem with this plugin?

    My dear, the wp-o-matic plugin does not fetch google news rss, I search in google news on my keyword, than scroll down the result page and click on that rss icon,open a new window I copy this url and put it into wp-o-matic and wham, it shows mass error like; could not be parsed.

    Does any marketer here ahs this problems to build an autoblog?
    Damn.

    Anybody has tip for me to solve my problems?

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author Andy Money
    Haven't touched auto blogs in like 3 years. No idea how it's even possible these days. There are no short cuts, so forget about it, write real content (or buy it) and you'll be way happier.
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    @TheAdsenseGuy; your white hat adsense sites, are these informacional or product based adsense sites like; "airspring matresses" or so?

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    I see that here in example the wp-o-matic plugins does not accurate work, it means it pulls many muddled content who has my keyword in the content, but has nothing to do with the topic they are unrelevant.

    With an unrelevant autoblog I think you will get lousy ctr under 1% on your white hat adsense site,please correct me if I'm wrong.

    Best is as autoblog curator, hand picking the best multiple sources for your topic and manually put in your "autoblog" with backlink to the source.
    But this is time consuming when you will build lets say an 5000 page autobblog in a month or two.

    This is more semi autoblog than complet autoblog.

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    the both free plugins multiple feed and wp-o-matic are not worth. I found feeds around my keyword topic, but both pulls content in it that has nothing to do with my keyword complet unrelevant-no worth it's "BS".

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author N1pp0N
    I was there and all I can say is NOOOOOOOO...

    Me and my partner had 200+ autoblogs on .com domains each and there was plugin installed which will scrape content in certain niche and spinned,translated...etc, one day after few weeks online one blog started to getting sick amount of traffic it was 700Euro+ that day from adsense but next day whole network was down(moved from SERP)!

    all regards
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  • Profile picture of the author Tony Huitson
    I had quite a large number of auto blogs made within the mage system, somewhere around 200+ blogs in total, most used to make some nice AdSense and eBay earnings, but Google totally wrecked them! I think may be four five are still doing quite well but they've no longer got their auto plug-ins in them.

    I had to get rid of them because of all the e-mails I get it from people wanting to take their links off, of them as I had opened them up to blog networks.

    I just couldn't see them working now. So it's a resounding no from me.
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  • Profile picture of the author eladwin1
    Auto Blogs - Are they worth it ? NO
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  • Profile picture of the author minimalseo
    Avoid it like the plague!
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  • Profile picture of the author Paleochora
    We are no longer allowed to call them autoblogs.
    That term will no longer sell WSOs.
    Now we have to call them 'Content Curation' blogs.
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    all these free plugins like wp-rss multiple feed plugin, wpematico,feedpress and so on, does not good work, its "BS", in most you can not set the word length the feed should show in your post or set unlimited fetch and so on, and so on, unusable.

    You must have an plugin that has unlimited fetches every 23 hours, and shows max. 120-200 words of the feed you will fetch, not 22 words or so.

    Crap.

    marco005
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    • Profile picture of the author ErikWeich31021
      Depends on what you are doing, scraping etc. sucks bad, don't do it... but if you are looking to have content written for you and added to your blog on autopilot get a publishers account at Home | Plugin UAW - you can have articles written for you and auto posted to your blog through your author account that can also get social shares from their social exchange, works great for me
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    Thanks for the tip. I will test it. But always on anyone some tutorials they write; set up mx. 5 feeds/articles a day so you not on bi G foots or so, what a lie.

    When I configure to fetch max. 5 feeds/articles each day, all other older articles/feeds on my blog are deleted, it show only daily 5 new posts, sou you blog has always only 5 posts (for each category).

    With this you can not build an huge content site. You must set it to unlimited to have new content and all the older posts on your site.

    Impossiple kidding is that these "set max. 5 feeds/articles per day" lol.

    But can I set the word length of the articles? Important I don't want articles shows only with these "22" words exerpts that is "BS".
    Does it shows link to original source at the end of each articles?


    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    for download these free uaw plugin, they need my wordpress username and password?????

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    I have written now to uaw support, does they need my wordpress login dates username and password to downlad this plugin or what?

    @dlane1987; looks at this german site; Ladenzeile.de: Online-Shops für günstige Mode und Möbel

    its a big affiliate autoblog site , Im sure they make 1000's of Euros every month,its not a little company.

    But can anyone tell my how they have build their sites? Which plugins needed?
    Which (free) plugins I need to build such a site for the german market to showing products and price for different affiliate shops (german)??

    best wishes
    marco005
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  • This shop is not a big affiliate autoblog site. Look in the footer of the page under "Partner werden." And also under "Impressum" to see what kind of a team is needed to run such a site. It belongs to the "Axel Springer AG". That should tell you enough.

    There is no way you can do something like this with WP and a couple of plugins. It´s more like these large prize comparison sites and they do the programming for their software themselves.
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    • Profile picture of the author dad2four
      I have an autoblog that has been running for 2+ years. It makes me about $100 a year and is monetized via adsense only.

      The blog took me 15 or 20 minutes to build using an autoblog tool that I paid for and actually contributed ideas too although not voluntary. Whole other story there.

      Anyway, I have not been able to duplicate this sites success.

      I have built a total of about 25 or 30 different blogs using adsense to monetize. Most of these were 1 page sites. Most of these sites were original content. About a handfull were built using the exact technique I used to build the site that makes me 100 a year.

      Some of my sites made more daily than the 100 a year site. However they burned out fairly quickly.

      I would really like to duplicate the success of this 100 a year site about a thousand times. However as of yet, I have not even been able to duplicate it once.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisMoon
    Absolute waste of time, I've got a couple of sites with WP Robot and G killed them. I'm doing it by hand now.
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  • Profile picture of the author davidtye
    They are a waste of money.
    The only blogs worth blogging will delete an auto blog when it is posted and that is even if the auto-blogger managed to actually post!
    Auto-bloggers will only successfully post to low authority/quality blogs that are not monitored so what it the point in that?

    Go for quality and not quantity and there is nothing better than personal replies and posts. :-)
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    • Profile picture of the author marco005
      Hi,

      @affiliate survivor; thanks for your better recherche than mine.
      Axel Springer says it all, they stay over the lawyer rules in germany (big zionist).

      But this is an autoblog, look at this, they has no own original content, they had only product title and image than link to the shop-amazon,zalando or something.

      In my eyes this is an affiliate store/ comparison store.
      I know to build an amazon store or comparison site but only for amazon or walmart, not for some more big germany shops only amazon.

      But is an amazon affiliate comparison autoblog worth to make money with? I don't know.
      To build an amazon affiliate comparison site there are enough plugins there.
      In germany there are a few plugins yes but they are high cost.

      marco005
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    • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
      Originally Posted by davidtye View Post

      They are a waste of money.
      Did you say "a waste of money"? The self-populating sites don't need any money at all - fire and forget. Yes, you will need to spend 1-6 hours to launch a new new site, but after that you don't need to do anything. Just cash the money at the nearest ATM
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      • Profile picture of the author TZ
        Yeah CyberSEO - but you will not be cashing as much at your ATM as people who post 100% original content in long form posts. No way - no how.

        Google has hammered autoblogs and unless there is 80% original content on every page, you won't see squat.

        We used to make a few thousand a month with autoblogs and that has dropped to to a paltry $150 a month. Yet the real blogs with 100% pure long form content are doing by far the best at $13K-$14k in slow season and $18K-$22K in hot season (spring summer fall).

        Autoblogging is nothing but hobby level now - if you want to make really good money you better start writing LONG and HARD.
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        • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
          Originally Posted by TZ View Post

          Yeah CyberSEO - but you will not be cashing as much at your ATM as people who post 100% original content in long form posts. No way - no how.
          That's totally wrong. Google has hammered ALL blogs, but not just autoblogs. Look at the SERP's for any keywords and what will you see there? Wikipedia, YouTube and tube-like rich media resources as well as various shady sites like torrent trackers etc.

          Do you know why it happened and what new Panda algorithm is about? It happened because Google don't care about your content anymore. It can't distinguish the quality content from the non-quality one because it's just a stupid robot. Thus Google decide to go the easy road. It evaluates your visitor's behavior to rate the site.

          In other words if people like your site (visiting it regular and spending a lot of time to browse it), your site will be #1 for Google. If people don't like it, your site will go to the Mariana Trench of the Google SERP's and nobody will care if your content is unique or not.

          Why you guys can't understand this simple thing? Those who learned how Panda works, do really big money on anything (blogs, autoblogs - it doesn't matter anymore).

          Originally Posted by TZ View Post

          We used to make a few thousand a month with autoblogs and that has dropped to to a paltry $150 a month. Yet the real blogs with 100% pure long form content are doing by far the best at $13K-$14k in slow season and $18K-$22K in hot season (spring summer fall).
          I tell you a "secret". A lot of people do much more on their video channels at YouTube. Others do even more using free to redistribution media content on their self-populating sites (I wouldn't call them autoblogs because they even don't look like classic blogs as we used to know them since 2000's).
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  • Profile picture of the author asghar
    I suggest dont go with Auto Blogging Tools, infect you will not get any benefit. but still I have one question in my mind, when thousands of web blogs and websites publish same content/news on their website which is copied or syndicated from yahoo or just like websites, why Google does not ban them? is there any relation between these websites and Google or something else?
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  • No, it´s not an autoblog. It´s not a blog at all. An autoblog scrapes content from different sources and turns it into webcontent. This is a comparison site with a script to filter out products on numerous aspects. Their script does something totally different than an autoblog plugin.

    With Axel Springer I meant that it is a big media concern. They have many websites likes this and they do not make autoblogs.

    Forget about the idea of making a site like this. This is far out of your reach. Even these expensive plugins (Affilinator.de for instance) do not come close to what their script can do.
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  • Profile picture of the author TZ
    I used to autoblog and at one time sold an autoblog system, and back in those days it worked well - that is over now. We only create long form detailed content and that is what really pays for us. One 4000 words post will make more money than 8 five hundred word posts now. Just try it. Write a really long post on any one of your niche sites, wait six months and watch what happens.
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  • Profile picture of the author leemoran
    I have had pretty good luck with this one Natural Wound Care Products its pr3 in less than a year
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    It has been awhile since I checked this thread and just wanted to say thanks to all those that replied.
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  • Profile picture of the author Harry Art
    organic is always the best way to go
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  • Profile picture of the author daveaball
    If you want to blog , make sure its quality content, unique content and more importantly your own content.
    There is nothiong wrong with taking articles or snippets from other sites and giving the link to the full article, but make sure you are discussing the content of that article.
    In my opinion it will only generate low valu trafic if any , nowadays people are looking for peoples personal opinion on matters
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    does it the same penalize when you build google product search sites??

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author PerformanceMan
    AutoBlogs are great!

    You push ONE BUTTON....

    ...and get rich!





    ...then the alarm clock rings and you realize you were dreaming
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  • Profile picture of the author JustSellCoffee
    What about using the autoblog as an auto idea generator. Set up wprobot to auto blog for images or video only and hold it in draft. Review the what is auto generated, write some content to go with the image or video (unique because it is on the fly out of your head content), and then post it live. True this isn't auto anymore in the sense of sit back and relax, but my guess is this would avoid google dropping your ranking. Thoughts?
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  • Profile picture of the author bobang
    Originally Posted by ikhwanudin View Post

    total waste of time IMO,,, google can pretty much tell when content is minorly rehashed and will penalize it accordingly...aim for unique and well written content
    Well, listen to Mike's podcast. Lina (member here) makes good money with autoblogging and content curation.

    Episode 16: How Lina Trivedi sold her Beanie Babies collection for $10,000 and started her own marketing business - The Mike From Maine Show
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    Auto-blogs are not the way to go.

    I would post a new one each day on my own and make it original. You can add your own content or you can have someone write it for you and you could be the one to add it manually.

    Don't waste your time with auto-blogs.
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    which is best method to redirect autoblog traffic to another domain without losing google ranking?

    per htaccess or does exist free plugins who make that?


    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author khooster1
    My autoblogs works fine even with the google updates. What I did is to limit the number of blog posts each day. Maximum of 3 posts. Beside this, the design of the blog play a part too. The key is to lower the traffic bounce rate
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  • Profile picture of the author Austin E Anthony
    I would go the way of posting unique content on the site everyday instead of auto blogs. I don't think auto blogs work the same way it used to anymore.
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    is 302 redirect best method to redirect autoblog traffic without lose ranking?

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author tomerep
    For me, Autoblogs was something which sucks in look and content. When it comes to Making money online, Autoblogs really rocks.
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hi,

    Ok autoblogs does rocks, but how I make it, to redirect the autoblog traffic to another domain without lose rank?

    Plugins?

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author adisini
    I still see some people make big bucks using autoblog. That's depend of your method.
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  • Profile picture of the author RachelLily
    It doesn't much matter. Most autoblog prey on people's greed. The appeal of working very little to make money is a great one; and autoblogs give the illusion of this potential. So, they will keep selling and buyers will keep ending up disappointed.

    If you are happy with bringing NOTHING to the web, so be it. That is what you have with an autoblog, something that might as well not exist. It can really serve to help nobody out but yourself (in general). So perhaps getting ripped-off on an autoblog is what you need to realize that you're not entitled to make money just because you paid money. You have to work and provide a benefit to others.
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  • Profile picture of the author rmolina88
    I built about 30+ of them a year ago and made pennies. I eventually ended up losing my adsense account afterwards.

    I'm now waiting their slow deaths to expire this year. My cpanel is still flooded with them.
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  • Profile picture of the author MarvyDery
    it all depend on your traffic sources. i have an auto blogs for news in my country. most of the sites i pull my content from have poor on page seo. although im autoblogging from these websites, the content generated on my site rank higher than the source website. google hasn't penalized me and i don't care of they do.

    if you are autoblogging in a particular niche like weight loss, it might not work but autoblogging for something like news, daily trends, tech gadgets and news, football hilights will definitely work.
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  • Profile picture of the author wiseme11
    Forget about autoblog...it will not help you much as it don't give you the value of the blog. Just blog what you know and all about your interest. It is like sharing your personal experience...make it simple...people will love to read your real life experience and not make up story.
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  • Profile picture of the author chempez
    uhm.. what about auto-blogspot ? it's free, and big G owns it, sometimes it ranks well for long tail KW..

    monetize ? for PPC, aint gonna talk bout adsense, but chitika / infolinks maybe ? but i'll go for (related) CPA offer for free traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jaysmyne
    Honestly, I feel 50/50 about auto blogs to generate income. On one side I feel as if they can be very useful and good but on the other hand I feel like they tend to get super spammy. The best advice is to create original content and you will have less short term success but more long-term success.
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    • Profile picture of the author LanceThompson
      Auto Blogs have run their course. Boy! would I have liked to have gotten in on that in it's hay day. There is a great course I know of for blogging Pm if interested.
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