Trying to rank 40 non-EMD Micro Niche Sites for Adsense $$

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So I've put up 40 new micro niche sites last week, and now it's time to rank them!

I should mention that these are non-EMDs (exact match domains) but I do have the keyphrase in the domain (ie. allkeyphrase.com, mykeyphrase.com, keyphrase101.com).

This is the first time I've done a batch of MNS this big that are not EMDs, so it would be interesting to see where these sites end up next month.

HERE'S WHAT I'VE DONE SO FAR:
  1. Selected 40 main keywords
    • Exact local searches > 3K
    • SEO competition: low - moderate
    • Adsense CPC > $0.75
  2. Got 40 domains and installed WordPress
  3. Installed themes and tweaked them
  4. Uploaded 3-5 posts on every domain
I'll be updating the progress of this project here.

Please don't ask for the niche, keywords, or my URLs cuz I won't be giving those away. Other than that, feel free to ask questions.
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  • Profile picture of the author owenlee
    Hi

    Good luck...now get some good backlinks to them and make them rank high on page one..im sure you will soon be able to see money coming in...

    Cheers
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  • Profile picture of the author Irsan Komarga
    I would call this suicide seriously, having 1 website and promote each of the inner pages are a lot work already.
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    • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
      Originally Posted by Irsan Komarga View Post

      I would call this suicide seriously, having 1 website and promote each of the inner pages are a lot work already.
      I did a batch of 10 EMDs back in October and they're doing fine now. This batch of 40 is me trying to scale what I learned from those 10.

      It does sound crazy, but with the right tools and strategy it is not impossible.
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      • Profile picture of the author ukcarl
        Originally Posted by NichePirate View Post

        I did a batch of 10 EMDs back in October and they're doing fine now. This batch of 40 is me trying to scale what I learned from those 10.

        It does sound crazy, but with the right tools and strategy it is not impossible.
        You should do well, I launched 25 EMD sites at the end of last month only got about 6 in the top 1-3 so far but already doing $15/day just from those 6

        Its a great business model very easy money if you just put the ground work in.
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        • Profile picture of the author djlest
          Hey great to see a fellow MN builder

          I currently am working on 75 sites - its been a really long haul and taken me a lot longer than i initially hoped, mainly due to a lot of bad virtual assistants and poor quality articles that have cost me a lot more time.

          I am still working through all 75 domains, and getting faster now

          some have been up over a month but have not ranked great, i am experimenting a lot with link techniques and im guessing i will tank quite a few because i like to experiment.

          by the way im trying EMD and Non EMD like yourself
          And also i have not put privacy on the domains - so yes
          maybe too experimental for my own good, but with so much heresay i kinda like to just go against the flow sometimes...

          oh well - ill be following this post too
          good luck to you
          PM me if you want to compare notes
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    • Profile picture of the author theplugindude
      Originally Posted by Irsan Komarga View Post

      I would call this suicide seriously, having 1 website and promote each of the inner pages are a lot work already.
      I also feel the same.

      Trust me, I have also gone through this and I also started out on a mission to rank EMDs and monetize them with adsense.

      It was really difficult to concentrate on so many websites and I did not end up ranking all of them.

      Now, I only concentrate on three main websites and I am focusing on building them up and making the posts rank for their respective keywords.
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  • Profile picture of the author bodmov
    I'd be interested to monitor this thread.Keep updated.

    Do you put links between them?Are they on different C class and whois?
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    • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
      Originally Posted by bodmov View Post

      I'd be interested to monitor this thread.Keep updated.

      Do you put links between them?Are they on different C class and whois?
      I don't link any of my niche sites together, I've seen that do more harm than good. All 40 are spread on 10 different C class and all whois are set to private.
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  • Profile picture of the author NEseO
    Hey NichePirate,

    Thinking of challenging myself on some Adsense sites soon as never really done them as never cared too much for the low incomes. So a few questions -

    1. What are your earnings per day on the 10 set up previously?
    2. Are you worried or have you already hit the $100 a day I hear so much about?
    3. What will you/have you done about it and will your sites withstand a manual review?
    4. What if your hit with all these small MFA sounding sites (correct me if I'm wrong) by Google? Surely they will link them and all will tank?
    5. If they are not Adsense then what monetisation are you doing on them?

    I am going to run a little test on here with an Adsense site soon I think so will be interesting to see how this one goes.
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    • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
      Originally Posted by NEseO View Post

      Hey NichePirate,

      Thinking of challenging myself on some Adsense sites soon as never really done them as never cared too much for the low incomes. So a few questions -

      1. What are your earnings per day on the 10 set up previously?
      2. Are you worried or have you already hit the $100 a day I hear so much about?
      3. What will you/have you done about it and will your sites withstand a manual review?
      4. What if your hit with all these small MFA sounding sites (correct me if I'm wrong) by Google? Surely they will link them and all will tank?
      5. If they are not Adsense then what monetisation are you doing on them?

      I am going to run a little test on here with an Adsense site soon I think so will be interesting to see how this one goes.
      Hey there! These are good questions.

      1. Each of the 10 sites I previously set up does about $2 - $5 per day.

      2. I have not hit the $100 adsense day yet, but I've seen a buddy of mine well over surpass that already. So I know that it's do-able.

      3. All content in these sites are orig written by me and my VA. I do not scrape content or upload spun articles. I also spend a bit of time tweaking the theme / creating banners and making sure the sites look decent. Having some sort of standard of quality is the key.

      4. If I were making straight up crappy sites then, yes I would be worried about this . As mentioned on #3, I try to keep a standard of quality which should help. Just remember to stick to the basics.. Is the content good? Does it provide relevant info for the keyword being searched? It is not against the rules to put adsense on multiple sites, so as long as you follow the guidelines, it should be ok.

      For what it's worth, none of my previous 10 "adsense" sites have been dinged.

      5. Plenty of ways to monetize (Amazon, affiliates, Chitika, etc.) just depends on what you're after. But for this batch I'm focusing solely on adsense.

      Good luck on your test. I hope you get good results!
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  • Profile picture of the author arnold55
    Originally Posted by NichePirate View Post

    So I've put up 40 new micro niche sites last week, and now it's time to rank them!

    I should mention that these are non-EMDs (exact match domains) but I do have the keyphrase in the domain (ie. allkeyphrase.com, mykeyphrase.com, keyphrase101.com).

    This is the first time I've done a batch of MNS this big that are not EMDs, so it would be interesting to see where these sites end up next month.

    HERE'S WHAT I'VE DONE SO FAR:
    1. Selected 40 main keywords
      • Exact local searches > 3K
      • SEO competition: low - moderate
      • Adsense CPC > $0.75
    2. Got 40 domains and installed WordPress
    3. Installed themes and tweaked them
    4. Uploaded 3-5 posts on every domain
    I'll be updating the progress of this project here.

    Please don't ask for the niche, keywords, or my URLs cuz I won't be giving those away. Other than that, feel free to ask questions.
    NichePirate.....
    WHat is your "exact" goal you have in mind..

    Short term-
    Long term-
    Flipping-
    Adsense Revenue-

    I have just placed a block of 50 adsense sites up for auction on flippa...so I am just currious.

    arnold55
    mike reynolds
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    • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
      Originally Posted by arnold55 View Post

      NichePirate.....
      WHat is your "exact" goal you have in mind..

      Short term-
      Long term-
      Flipping-
      Adsense Revenue-

      I have just placed a block of 50 adsense sites up for auction on flippa...so I am just currious.

      arnold55
      mike reynolds
      I haven't really put 'exact' figures these tbh, but I do have an idea of where I want it to end up based on the previous 10 that I did.

      Short term - Put 40 up these sites up and rank them to page 1.

      Long term - I'd like to have a 100 of these type of sites, but I'd like to see what happens to these 40 first. I'm thinking to keep 100 for myself and whatever I have in excess will go to...

      Flipping - Yes, I've thought about Flipping, but not at the moment. Again, I'd like to have a stack of these for myself first.

      Adsense Rev - I'm more concerned about ranking them at the moment, but if I had to answer that question I would say a modest $2 per site / per day. At 40 sites that should bring this project up to a ~$80 total / day.
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  • Profile picture of the author bhuff85
    I follow somewhat of a similar model, but on a smaller scale. If it were me, I would've just focused on another 10 sites instead of 40 just to make sure they all get the right care and attention needed. Personally, I would start losing track of things if I were building all of those sites at once. Managing them, on the other hand, is a different story and completely do-able.

    Either way, good luck with this man! It's a lot to take on, that's for sure. Are you analyzing any of these websites after a certain time period at all? I tend to judge them after a solid 60 to 90 days to really get a feel for their potential. If I can't see the potential for growth, the plan is to flip them for a few bucks. Good way to get more cash to reinvest into more sites or other projects!
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    • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
      Originally Posted by bhuff85 View Post

      I follow somewhat of a similar model, but on a smaller scale. If it were me, I would've just focused on another 10 sites instead of 40 just to make sure they all get the right care and attention needed. Personally, I would start losing track of things if I were building all of those sites at once. Managing them, on the other hand, is a different story and completely do-able.

      Either way, good luck with this man! It's a lot to take on, that's for sure. Are you analyzing any of these websites after a certain time period at all? I tend to judge them after a solid 60 to 90 days to really get a feel for their potential. If I can't see the potential for growth, the plan is to flip them for a few bucks. Good way to get more cash to reinvest into more sites or other projects!
      Thanks man! Those are great suggestions. I do analyze after 1-3 months to see if I should keep working on them, but I haven't really thought about flipping the non-performers. That will come later I guess.

      It does seem a lot to undertake, but I have a VA to help me out this time around. I'm a bit OCD sometimes and I do have spreadsheets and schedules set up for these projects which helps me keep track of things.

      How's your model working out for you?
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      • Profile picture of the author bhuff85
        Originally Posted by NichePirate View Post

        Thanks man! Those are great suggestions. I do analyze after 1-3 months to see if I should keep working on them, but I haven't really thought about flipping the non-performers. That will come later I guess.

        It does seem a lot to undertake, but I have a VA to help me out this time around. I'm a bit OCD sometimes and I do have spreadsheets and schedules set up for these projects which helps me keep track of things.

        How's your model working out for you?
        Having a VA would definitely help out. I have yet to reach that point where it would be useful for me money-wise.

        Right now, I am experimenting with outsourcing the entire process (building out the site, writing and setting up content, ads, etc) - no dedicated VA though. Once I can get that streamlined, I will be able to just work on selecting the niches and building links, saving me some time and allowing me to scale things a lot faster.

        Until I get that all situated, it's just me, myself and I working on everything right now. So far, so good though, as I am now averaging $25 to $30 per day with only around 13 websites total.

        I'll keep an eye on your project to see how things are going a month or two down the road. Hopefully you can hit some gold along the way!
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        • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
          Originally Posted by bhuff85 View Post

          Having a VA would definitely help out. I have yet to reach that point where it would be useful for me money-wise.

          Right now, I am experimenting with outsourcing the entire process (building out the site, writing and setting up content, ads, etc) - no dedicated VA though. Once I can get that streamlined, I will be able to just work on selecting the niches and building links, saving me some time and allowing me to scale things a lot faster.

          Until I get that all situated, it's just me, myself and I working on everything right now. So far, so good though, as I am now averaging $25 to $30 per day with only around 13 websites total.

          I'll keep an eye on your project to see how things are going a month or two down the road. Hopefully you can hit some gold along the way!
          Sounds like your 13 sites are in line with the previous 10 that I did (adsense revenue-wise). You have a pretty good system going - my goal for these niche site projects is to eventually outsource the entire process as well, and I'll just focus on finding new niches.

          I must say that it took some effort to screen quite a few of them to find one good enough for my project. But once you find one that works out, things get much easier. I like how you broke down the tasks of setting up content, building links, etc.. cuz that's basically how my day looks like too haha.

          Keep it up buddy! I'm rooting for you, and hope you hit some gold too!
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          • Profile picture of the author 3000
            Originally Posted by bhuff85 View Post

            So far, so good though, as I am now averaging $25 to $30 per day with only around 13 websites total.
            That's pretty cool are those 13 websites niche sites or authority sites? That shows me that you don't necessarily need hundreds of sites to make a good income from Adsense.

            I have a few that bring in $2-$4 a day but I'm afraid to commit more work into them with all this talk about more Google updates going around.

            Originally Posted by NichePirate View Post

            So I've put up 40 new micro niche sites last week, and now it's time to rank them!

            I should mention that these are non-EMDs (exact match domains) but I do have the keyphrase in the domain (ie. allkeyphrase.com, mykeyphrase.com, keyphrase101.com).

            This is the first time I've done a batch of MNS this big that are not EMDs, so it would be interesting to see where these sites end up next month.

            HERE'S WHAT I'VE DONE SO FAR:
            1. Selected 40 main keywords
              • Exact local searches > 3K
              • SEO competition: low - moderate
              • Adsense CPC > $0.75
            2. Got 40 domains and installed WordPress
            3. Installed themes and tweaked them
            4. Uploaded 3-5 posts on every domain
            I'll be updating the progress of this project here.

            Please don't ask for the niche, keywords, or my URLs cuz I won't be giving those away. Other than that, feel free to ask questions.
            Wow good job 40 sites in a week! LOL here I was dying because I had to work on 5 . Keep us posted on your progress.
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  • Profile picture of the author DeskCoder
    What Wordpress themes do you use? I always seem to find one I like, then I end up tweaking the heck out of it to get it perfect.
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    • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
      Originally Posted by DeskCoder View Post

      What Wordpress themes do you use? I always seem to find one I like, then I end up tweaking the heck out of it to get it perfect.
      Haha yea I know exactly what you mean. Sometimes I spend way too much time messing with code and Photoshopping than I should. I use mostly the free ones and tweak them, but I do throw in thesis and smartblog here and there.
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  • Profile picture of the author twotoofs
    Originally Posted by NichePirate View Post

    So I've put up 40 new micro niche sites last week, and now it's time to rank them!

    I should mention that these are non-EMDs (exact match domains) but I do have the keyphrase in the domain (ie. allkeyphrase.com, mykeyphrase.com, keyphrase101.com).

    This is the first time I've done a batch of MNS this big that are not EMDs, so it would be interesting to see where these sites end up next month.

    HERE'S WHAT I'VE DONE SO FAR:
    1. Selected 40 main keywords
      • Exact local searches > 3K
      • SEO competition: low - moderate
      • Adsense CPC > $0.75
    2. Got 40 domains and installed WordPress
    3. Installed themes and tweaked them
    4. Uploaded 3-5 posts on every domain
    I'll be updating the progress of this project here.

    Please don't ask for the niche, keywords, or my URLs cuz I won't be giving those away. Other than that, feel free to ask questions.
    Do you put all 3-5 articles up at once or allow some time between posting?

    I find that mine can take a couple months before they start showing in serps even when they are indexed. Have you experienced this?

    What is your criteria for deciding if a site has potential or not after a 60 or 90 day period? Have all of your niche sites been keepers?
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    • Profile picture of the author freddylan
      Great project i will keep an eye on it !

      Can i ask you what is your strategy to rank, are you doing some backlinking and how ?

      Good luck and all the best
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    • Profile picture of the author Bryan V
      Originally Posted by twotoofs View Post

      Do you put all 3-5 articles up at once or allow some time between posting?

      I find that mine can take a couple months before they start showing in serps even when they are indexed. Have you experienced this?

      What is your criteria for deciding if a site has potential or not after a 60 or 90 day period? Have all of your niche sites been keepers?
      I have tried 5, and 40 articles per site all in the same day--it does not matter.

      I build links a few days after they get indexed so waiting months for showing in SERPs is a very long time. Within 1 or 2 months of slow link building most are ranking under 20, or 50 depending on the keywords.
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      • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
        Originally Posted by twotoofs View Post

        Do you put all 3-5 articles up at once or allow some time between posting?

        I find that mine can take a couple months before they start showing in serps even when they are indexed. Have you experienced this?

        What is your criteria for deciding if a site has potential or not after a 60 or 90 day period? Have all of your niche sites been keepers?
        Originally Posted by freddylan View Post

        Can i ask you what is your strategy to rank, are you doing some backlinking and how ?
        I started out with 3 articles and dropping in more as we go along. But that's mainly because of the limited amount of articles I had when it started. As what Bryan V said, it doesn't really matter if you put 'em all at once or drip them -- this also based on my experience.

        I divide the type of links I build into "waves" - the first wave generally starts out with a lot of social bookmark-type links, then I work it up to higher PR types in the weeks later. Don't throw all your backlinks at your site(s) at one time. Try to mix 'em up with various tools and/or services.

        As for these 40 sites, I'm pretty much doing all the link-building myself so I'll be spending the next few weeks just doing that and keeping track of SERP movements.

        What I've done as of 12/11/11:

        The past week was the first wave of link building. All 40 sites have been submitted to social bookmarks/directories. Some movement should start happening this week, so I'll check where everything is at tomorrow and update you guys.

        Total Uniques: 0
        Adsense Revenue: 0
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        • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
          Originally Posted by spoiledkid01 View Post

          I am more into adsense niche sites these days. Hope i can find a good lesson from here.
          Keep us updated specially on earnings and in what time do you have them?
          And what was the cpc and exact monthy searches were for that website.
          I have not asked you to reveal your niche ... Have I ...
          I usually don't expect earnings in the first month. This month, I'd like to focus more on ranking these sites. As for cpc and exact searches, just to generalize:

          Selected 40 main keywords
          • Exact local searches > 3K
          • Adsense CPC > $0.75
          I can make a more detailed chart later this week.


          Originally Posted by IndomitableD View Post

          I'll be following along as well. Have a similar project in place starting this week, although with fewer sites on board. The plan is to develop a workflow so that I can easily replicate the effort for new sites. Also am trying to figure out what parts I can best outsource and which I want to keep for the next round. Let's roll.
          Sounds good buddy. Yeah the first part I outsourced is the article writing given that's the most time consuming for me. I'm guessing link-building will be next thing to be outsourced if everything plays out right.

          Originally Posted by Midir View Post

          1.) How much did the domain names run you? (all of em .com?)
          2.) Did you pay extra for the hidden whois crap?

          From the research I did domains are pretty cheap, but the hidden whois stuff can run up the bill. Whats your opinion on this, is it worth it?
          1. Yep all 40 domains are .coms from GoDaddy around $7 ea.. You get first year whois privacy free whenever you buy them in bulk (6 at a time).

          2. I always put whois privacy on, it's just something I like to do. It's like a habit now. I just think that it is "safer" in case Google wants to b*tch slap all your sites.

          Does it work?
          To be honest, I don't know, but I've never had a batch of sites all go down.

          Is it worth it? I'd rather have privacy on than not. IMO, if your sites happened to get manual reviewed and let's say they think you are doing something wrong, you probably wouldn't want all your whois info exposed to Google's team.

          If there's anyone out there who does multiple niche sites w/o privacy, let us know your experience.
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          • Profile picture of the author markthedoc
            This is going to be really interesting to follow. Be sure to keep us posted.

            Best of luck!
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          • Profile picture of the author Greenfatman
            40 sites at once is too much work, I did that in the past it was a completly disaster, I didn't have time to work on them and now most of them are lost through google pages, slowly I'm adding more content and then I will do backlinks.
            Lesson learnt: no more many sites! work in few first and then move on...

            I think when you buy domain with privacy, you're hiding something on google eyes, not good for seo in my opinion.

            Becareful if you purchase domain from Godaddy, they are supporting SOPA and they are losing hundreds of clients overtime, you can find some thread on this forum about it.

            Regards,

            Originally Posted by NichePirate View Post

            I usually don't expect earnings in the first month. This month, I'd like to focus more on ranking these sites. As for cpc and exact searches, just to generalize:

            Selected 40 main keywords
            • Exact local searches > 3K
            • Adsense CPC > $0.75
            I can make a more detailed chart later this week.




            Sounds good buddy. Yeah the first part I outsourced is the article writing given that's the most time consuming for me. I'm guessing link-building will be next thing to be outsourced if everything plays out right.



            1. Yep all 40 domains are .coms from GoDaddy around $7 ea.. You get first year whois privacy free whenever you buy them in bulk (6 at a time).

            2. I always put whois privacy on, it's just something I like to do. It's like a habit now. I just think that it is "safer" in case Google wants to b*tch slap all your sites.

            Does it work?
            To be honest, I don't know, but I've never had a batch of sites all go down.

            Is it worth it? I'd rather have privacy on than not. IMO, if your sites happened to get manual reviewed and let's say they think you are doing something wrong, you probably wouldn't want all your whois info exposed to Google's team.

            If there's anyone out there who does multiple niche sites w/o privacy, let us know your experience.
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  • Profile picture of the author rahul2020
    It works. I am using some info domains. They are 11 months old and now i am sending links.
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  • Profile picture of the author spoiledkid01
    I am more into adsense niche sites these days. Hope i can find a good lesson from here.
    Keep us updated specially on earnings and in what time do you have them?
    And what was the cpc and exact monthy searches were for that website.
    I have not asked you to reveal your niche ... Have I ...
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  • Profile picture of the author IndomitableD
    I'll be following along as well. Have a similar project in place starting this week, although with fewer sites on board. The plan is to develop a workflow so that I can easily replicate the effort for new sites. Also am trying to figure out what parts I can best outsource and which I want to keep for the next round. Let's roll.
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    • Profile picture of the author Midir
      Just a quick question, I've been meaning to do something like this for a while now.

      1.) How much did the domain names run you? (all of em .com?)
      2.) Did you pay extra for the hidden whois crap?

      From the research I did domains are pretty cheap, but the hidden whois stuff can run up the bill. Whats your opinion on this, is it worth it?
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      • Profile picture of the author bhuff85
        Originally Posted by 3000 View Post

        That's pretty cool are those 13 websites niche sites or authority sites? That shows me that you don't necessarily need hundreds of sites to make a good income from Adsense.

        I have a few that bring in $2-$4 a day but I'm afraid to commit more work into them with.
        They are micro niche sites. Some have more content than others, but definitely are not "authority" sites. As long as you find good keywords that have traffic and a decent average CPC, you'll earn money. Now, it's just a matter of scaling it all, which I'm working on now that I've got a system in place that works.

        Originally Posted by twotoofs View Post

        Do you put all 3-5 articles up at once or allow some time between posting?

        I find that mine can take a couple months before they start showing in serps even when they are indexed. Have you experienced this?

        What is your criteria for deciding if a site has potential or not after a 60 or 90 day period? Have all of your niche sites been keepers?
        It definitely should not take this long for your sites to show up in the SERPS, especially if you're building backlinks (unless you have some serious competition and chose keywords that are nearly impossible to rank for).

        I know for me, I can't tell how many sites have been keepers or not. At this point, most of them are worth holding (at least what I've built thus far). I try to give it at least a good 90 days to truly evaluate them and determine whether or not they will grow income-wise.
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    Subscribed. Should be a great thread to follow.
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  • Profile picture of the author EricBaglio
    Maybe OP just took a break from the holidays. I've been subscribed for a while and watching this also. I too tried this and didn't like the results. I wasted a lot of time and should have focused on one or two at a time instead of the 20 that I started with...I'm still working them slowly over time but I don't think I'll be building any more MN sites after this batch...Time to focus on slightly larger sites.
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    "TAKE ACTION" is the first thing everyone tells you and then they leave it at that. I'll add a second part: TRACK EVERYTHING" - It's the only way to ensure your ACTION leads to results.

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    • Profile picture of the author packerfan
      The whole MN thing is really hard unless you're going outsources almost everything. At least at anykind of scale. I'm in the process of doing 100, and have been in the process for way to long.

      For instance, right now I have 5-10 articles for 39 sites sitting in dropbox waiting to be loaded on to my sites. I've been trying to find someone to do this because I'd rather stab myself in the eye with a pen, but just been to busy with other stuff.

      Anyway, good luck to everyone. I've already switched to larger sites. I'll get these all done, ranking, making some money and flip them asap so I can get out of this crazy game.
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      • Profile picture of the author catech
        Hey guys good info here. My question is this because I am looking at launching about 30 niche sites. I have hit the $100+ a day mark with Adsense with many different sites.

        So everyone talks about who is privacy which I do, no analytics which I do, but if we are running adsense then google still knows. Lol

        Right? I mean I'm not that worried I make sure my sites are legit but I keep seeing all the diff class c, privacy etc but at end of day you are running the same Adsense account. Ok maybe you even have 2 Adsense accts

        I guess the big ? Is if you have 40 sites all in same niche running same Adsense acct, is google gonna even give a crap if you are giving a good user experience and sending quality clicks?
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        • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
          Hey guys!

          I'm so sorry it took this long for an update. I was actually out of the country in the past month and didn't get to work on the project as much as I wanted to.

          In any case, a few things have changed. The set no longer has 40 sites, but rather 38. I had to cut 3 out and added 1 emd in the mix back in December.

          I want to share you guys the results, but I'd like to say this project is going to take longer than I expected. So I'll keep you guys updated.
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          • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
            Originally Posted by packerfan View Post

            Anyway, good luck to everyone. I've already switched to larger sites. I'll get these all done, ranking, making some money and flip them asap so I can get out of this crazy game.
            Hey packerfan, thanks for your input. Yes, I do have some bigger site projects coming up for this year. I have a friend also in IM who talked me into focusing on big sites. However, I don't want to let this MNS project go just yet. I know what you mean that the process takes a long time, but I guess I'm here to find out if it's going to be worth it or not.

            btw, are the 100 MNS you're working on emds?

            Originally Posted by catech View Post

            I guess the big ? Is if you have 40 sites all in same niche running same Adsense acct, is google gonna even give a crap if you are giving a good user experience and sending quality clicks?
            I don't have a 100% sure answer to that. I just try my best to follow the guidelines and see where it goes from there. I've heard of people with 100s of Adsense sites and not getting the boot, but I've also heard of "legit" sites getting banned for "no reason."

            As far as that goes, every case might be different. As for me, I'm basing my confidence on the first 10 MNS I made last year which have no problems so far.
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            • Profile picture of the author NichePirate
              Here are the ranking results I pulled from last week:



              As you can see only 1 site is in the first page which happens to be the emd. It got there within a month's time. It gets about 100 UV /day at #2 position. So not bad at all.

              The rest (non-emds) are still dancing around the serps. All sites get the same amount of backlink treatment. All sites are indexed, but only half are in top 100. So far I say emds still rock.

              We'll continue link building and let you guys know how they move this week.
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