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(Official) Good way to make money

Post by Xellon » Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:07 am

Ok, I've read through some of these threads and I must say I'm not happy. Most people are just posting random ideas just to post their adf.ly link and its getting very annoying. So I thought I'd share a few methods that work.

Youtube

As you know, youtube is the number 3 largest site on the internet. Obviously you want to use adf.ly there. The question is, how do you get a lot of views? Imagine yourself getting 100,000 views on 1 video. If you have interesting content, perhaps 70% of those people will click on your adf.ly link. Now I don't feel like doing the math but that would be a lot. That from just one video. I'm currently using youtube for most of my clicks. Also keep in mind that getting something like $1000 per month from adf.ly is completely possible so lets begin by sharing a little bit of what I'm doing.

1 - Whats hot? What are people waiting for to happen? You want to create videos about these hot topics before anyone else ever gets the chance too.
EX - For you gamers, I'm sure you are familiar with a game called Skyrim correct? Well, lets go back in time. You want to follow gamefaq, xbox.com, ign, joystic, etc. The minute skyrim is mentioned on any of these sites, I guarantee you that any smart person is going to upload a video about skyrim. The first to do so is going to get those 1,000,000 views on youtube. Of course, you can't beat IGN's youtube channel, but there is a good chance of you getting ranked 2nd or 3rd.

Then its a matter of using adf.ly to point to other content in your description. Its better to make a channel that you are comfortable or familiar with. If your not sure, its time to suck it up and learn what the world likes even if you aren't interested.

Here is another example. I'm sure everyone knows that Whitney Houston passed away right? Do you realize how many people jumped up and created dozens of Whitney Houston tribute videos? Imagine if you were the first one to upload a video. You do realize you would of had over a million views right? And if you used adf.ly to point them to other content (maybe a download link, lyrics, or a news blog), you would of been rolling in the dough. I had a video up for whitney and unfortunantly I was a little too slow of hearing the news. I did in the end manage to get rank 5th or 6th for a keyword on youtube but that rank wasn't enough to get me enough clicks.

2 - Make sure you are uploading videos every day. Try your best to get a high rank on all of your videos. After a month, you might be able to see $100 a month quite easily.

3 - Use adf.ly along with a CPA network. Unfortunately, I'm not allowed to advertise so I'll just say google Maxbounty as their CPA is one of the best. If you find my info useful, I'd like you to use my cpa referral link. Just throw me a pm.

FACEBOOK & Twitter

The second largest site on the internet. Of course you want to use it. Unfortunately, I'm hearing things like facebook blocking adf.ly for spam or something. Hopefully they don't do something stupid like that. If they do, ever last member here needs to mass flood facebook and protest against their block.

1 - Make a Fan page.
2 - link your facebook, youtube, and twitter accounts.
3 - Create unique content and useful content.
4 - when sharing of course always use your adf.ly links
5 - Create a capture page for your fanpage. Remember that constantly getting subscribers is the most useful thing you can do. In fact, I might go as
far as saying email marketing, or gathering emails, and having subscribers is much better then any method you can think of. It just takes time.

BLOGGING & SEO (Search Engine Optimizatoin)

This is the number one method of course. Who doesn't use a search engine? DOES ANYONE IN THIS ROOM NOT USE A SEARCH ENGINE? DOES ANYONE WHO KNOWS HOW TO USE A COMPUTER NOT USE A SEARCH ENGINE?? NO ONE????? GOOD!!

1 - Before making a blog, think about what you want your blog to be about. After you decide, do your keyword research. Simply use the google keyword research by clicking HERE and find out exactly what people are searching for.
EX - Lets say you were going to get a dog. You know nothing about dogs. So you google "dog training." Did you know that 1,500,000 people search for "dog training" every month? Thats 50,000 visitors to your blog EVERY DAY. If you google dog training, whoever has the number 1 position for a dog training blog is making a ton of money right now. Thats what you want to aim for with your blog. You want to get Rank 1 on google.

2- How do you get rank one on google? RESEARCH!! Learn SEO. Google it. Spend a good year on practicing seo cause you are probably going to fail your first, 2nd, and possibly your 3rd time. OR, you can hire an seo expert. The idea to seo is getting quality backlinks and have unique content but I won't go over that here. It would take too long. I've been doing it for a year and a half and I'm just now getting the hang of it.

3 - Use CPA, google adsense, and affiliate links on your blog to make some income. DON'T GET YOUR ADWORS/ADSENSE BANNED! If you do, you will lose any money you may of had cause they won't give it to you.

4 - Don't over use adf.ly on your blog. Too many ads showing up will get annoying and some people might just leave our site altogether.

THATS ALL FOR NOW
Last edited by Xellon on Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.

nikao

Re: (Official) Good way to make money

Post by nikao » Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:52 am

thx for actually putting information in this forum instead of just spamming adfly links! :)

some good info here.

gimlop

Re: (Official) Good way to make money

Post by gimlop » Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:43 pm

Nice. But if i read this thread "Getting Traffic" i just get : Youtube method,Facebook and twitter. All is the same. Upload music,make fanpages but it isnt work for me...any ideas? Something new.

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Re: (Official) Good way to make money

Post by Xellon » Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:58 pm

gimlop wrote:Nice. But if i read this thread "Getting Traffic" i just get : Youtube method,Facebook and twitter. All is the same. Upload music,make fanpages but it isnt work for me...any ideas? Something new.
youtube/google,facebook is like the monopoly of the internet. Unfortunately, there is nothing else you can rely on.

First, answer me this. How long have you been trying to use adf.ly, or anything else for that matter and what methods have you tried to do?

edit - If your answer is 1 month, or 2 months, then responding with "it isn't working for me" is telling me that you are giving up without trying.

1 and a half years

Thats how long I've been doing this. Thats how long I've been trying to make money online and I finally am happy that I'm getting somewhere. People who make 6 figures tend to get lucky, or have enough money to use to help them make more money.

I don't have a job. I live with my parents and tending school. Its awesome getting random emails that says "paypal sent you $100" Getting that much money online takes effort and learning. Here are my list of advice for you:

1 - NEVER GIVE UP!!-->85% OF PEOPLE FAIL BECAUSE THEY GIVE UP!!
2 - Now If you've been doing this for 5 years and haven't gotten the results you wanted, then you are probably not getting the right training you need. Honestly, I'd love to point you to some amazing sites, but I"m not allowed to do that. I'll just say throw pm if you want some help
3 - If your goal is six figures online, you might as well make it your career. Its easy to make money online, but it takes a lot of time, learning, and understanding. You can make $5000 a month by sleeping, but to be able to do that, you must first work your butt off.
4 - Work on it daily!! If you work full time and go to school, my advice is to work on it a little bit daily.
5 - TALK TO PEOPLE!!!!!!!
6 - Talk to people
7 - I think I mentioned talking to people right? You will get more leads, clicks, or buyers simply by talking to them. Get a separate phone if you have too.
8 - If your the type that uses money to make money, research. If you blow your money onto something just to find out that nothing is working, its because you didn't do enough research.

Did you know on youtube, that views isn't necessary the most important thing? Have you noticed some videos with only 5000 views ranking higher then videos with 20,000 views?
Did you know that thumbs up, and comments hardly has any impact on ranking?
Did you know that having subscribers will help your channel ranking?

Over 5 years, you could develop over 20,000 real subscribers if you have good content. 90% of them are probably going to view any new content you add.

Overall, it can be frustrating to not see results in a matter of 1-2 months. But Don't give up. It takes a lot more time then that unless your lucky xD

gimlop

Re: (Official) Good way to make money

Post by gimlop » Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:47 am

COOL! Thanks :)
Can you give me your email or skype? I want to ask you something ^^

nikao

Re: (Official) Good way to make money

Post by nikao » Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:50 am

nice motivational speach! :)

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