Anyone Making Cash with their Free Site?

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Are there any veteran Synthasite users that make income from their websites? I am in my first month I am doing well but I would like to look at some who have been there done that. People that put the work in and came out on top. People that did not give up when it seemed tough.

If anyone makes money here please let me know and give us all some tips that we can use to help us succeed. Also please take a look at my site http://www.WinnersEdgeTrading.com and let me know what Improvements I can make? To be more successful.

Please post the link to the sites that are making money so I can see what they look like.
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I thought that this question might bring on a good conversation, maybe it just slippled through the cracks.

Ok, It is now Feb 1 I went through my first month of operation with my site. I made $20.92 on my website. I paid nothing for any of the services I used except I paid $14.95 For the synthasite Domain name. So guess What! I made a profit the first month.

So anyways I still am hoping to get some feedback here? See Previous post.

I have a long ways to go. By the way these 30 days of web page making have been long grueling days with late nights and many hours in front of the Computer.

By the way I got really lucky. I got a link on high traffic page. This page is ranked 5036 by alexa traffic rating and it has a google page rank of 4. So that link brought an incredible amount of users to my page.
I must find more links :)

By the Way I love Synthasite.
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Hello casey,

Congratulations on your first months work. I think we'll be seeing your work and hearing your advice as time goes on.

Your site is very professional.
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Hi Casey,

Glad to hear that your site is turning a profit for you. May your profits continue to grow!
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Thanks, I hope they will.

This site is only one month old. However this is not my first site. It is like my fourth web site and they were all learning experiences. The last web site I published was a failure for me. The reason was because it cost to much money. I did all the stuff I do on synthasite, but I was spending like 72 dollars a month. I had a web page cost a merchant acount cost and other costs. I make Hand made soap as a hobby so I tried to sell it on the internet I made some sales but the cost was killing me. By the time my webpage built up momentum and get some traffic I was in the hole and had to shut down operations. This time has been much better I have not paid anything for the services and I have found better service. I will not spend any money until I make money from my website which i am on my way to doing now.

I am still waiting for some synthasite Success Stories to contribute to this topic. I like synthasite and I am so impressed with this forum. The synthasite community is great and I think together we will be having success and making some of the best sites on the Net and making some good profits.
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Ok, It is Febuary 12, I am taking my adsense off line.
I made about 100 dollars profit with adsense. However I just became a strategic partner with a successful charting company and they are willing to pay me much more than I could make with Ad sense so, I don't want people clicking on my competitors. So I will see if this increases my earnings.

I will keep you posted.

Also if we have any other people I am always interested to hear how people are using there sites for income purposes.

Casey Stubbs--Winners Edge Trading
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Casey,

I'm finding this thread really interesting. Thank you for sharing. I'm sure other people are learning a lot from your experiences.

Thank you for sharing!
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I am now into my website for 4 months and I have made some good income. I am not where I want to be but I am increasing slowly. I have broker that has made me some money. So Far this FREE SITE has made me over 1000.00

Thank You Synthasite!!

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That is absolutely fantastic, Casey! You have done a wonderful job. Thanks for letting us know. I hope your site will grow from strength to strength and that you will start earning a steady income from it. This thread is really useful as it teaches people that there is no overnight solution, but that success is possible with patience and hard work.
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Donald

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wow... I've made $0.87 in one month... why so low?
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Casey Stubbs

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Donald your site is good but I think that you would make more clicks if you had a more targeted niche, it seems as if you site covers a broad area of topics. I think you would do better to have a separate site for each topic.
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Donald

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that would be impossible, I plan on covering every topic that exists at one point... that's millions.... same idea as wikipedia... currently they have 17 million topics.
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Donald

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I get about 20 to 50 visitors a day and I am a 74 on websitegrader.com (which is really, really good), I am not ranked in google yet but I do have about 68 pages indexed some of which will get traffic from the google searches. I have ads on every page and I have 2,473 total page impressions on adsense, 15 clicks, 40 search queries and 2 clicks from that. After all this I have $0.87 earned from google adsense. I was really hoping the adsense could help create an extra revenue. I first heard of adsense on television when this lady was telling her story. Lady started a woman's blog and it became so popular that she actually started to make over $100,000 a month advertising with adsense.
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oh, and a tip... if you're clicking on you're own ads, adsense WILL cancel your account and you can't get another one until you use another address... I clicked on six of my ads while I was in Michigan just to test them out and see if they were operable and a week later they canceled my account for that reason. When I tried to get another adsense they recognized the name and address combo and didn't approve it. After I moved to Florida and I tried again with my new address, they approved it, this time I am extra careful not to click on my own ads.
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Connor McCarra, Champion

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Mine's coming along:

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KanThaiDecor

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Way to go Connor !!
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Green Girl

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Wo_Ow!
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Donald

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Google messed up on Connors advertising, according to the numbers things don't add up... luckily for me I know a good portion of the formula... I do know... the CTR is the CLICKS / PAGE IMPRESSIONS which in Connors case is 38.77% and NOT 30.7%... also, to figure the total earnings is PAGE IMPRESSIONS / 1000 * eCPM which in connors case is $12,275.75 ... I would be contacting google and telling them you want the other $5,365.06 which is missing money.
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Alana Fletcher

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wow, next time use gimp, lol, Don't worry i known i won't tell
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Your Site not seem full ranked on google, how you get traffic ? can you tell us the ways to get traffic for sites ?
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Donald

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how's that possible? you have a 30.7% Page CTR which means 30.7% of people (page impressions) click on your ads... I have less than 1% and advertising tutorials will even tell you that you will most likely not get above 1 to 5% CTR.
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Donald

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How do you insert a screen shot? I have the screen shot on my computer but when you click choose a file and then upload it says, TypeError: 'responseText' is null or not an object.
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Casey Stubbs

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I keep my pictures on a file server called www.picamatic.com
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Donald

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yes, I was talking about inserting one on this forum, it wouldn't allow me to do it.... I was gonna show you a screen shot of my pathetic $0.87 I've made in the last month advertising for google... Also, from what I can tell, google doesn't have relevant ads based on a site as a whole but rather each individual page. So having a different site for each topic wouldn't change the ads. For example, my humanities page ads will show ads based on "SOMETHING" on that page (not necessarily humanities but it will be something on the page)... this isn't going to change based on creating a new site to do it. Plus like I said above two minutes ago, it would be either impossible or WAY too much to handle as I plan on having nearly infinite possibilities as to what goes on my site.
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Donald

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CASEY... noticed you have a menu bar at the bottom of your site... did you create that using a text widget? And how again are you making money advertising? I see no ads on your site.
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I made the menu myself. I found out how on a thread from this forum but I looked for it and can't find it now.
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Green Girl

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Looks like made by text and link tools.
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Donald I actually removed my ads because I wanted to focus on products I was selling instead of clicks. Because with the products I chose to sell. I get a residual income because it is a service. So that means for each person that signs up I get $50.00 per month instead of .50 a click.

However, I am considering putting a few ads back in just to see if I could generate a small income.
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Donald

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what service do you use? Is it something anyone can do?
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Casey Stubbs

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I sell trading charts and trading brokerage accounts. These only apply to my niche which is currency trading.
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Casey Stubbs

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I also use --Article Marketer affiliate which helps build traffic by submitting your articles all over the internet. I also use Icontact affiliate program for emailing service. Both of those programs are useful for people that are serious about making income from websites. I make income from selling subscriptions to those services. I also use both of those services myself.
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I wanted to comment on Conners Site. I am impressed, That is exactly what I have been working to achieve. He has an increadibly targeted niche as well as a well designed site. In addition to excellent content. I see why he is doing so well. Good work conner!

How long have you had that site up?
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Okay i have 2 sites for months and have only earned about $10, Any comments??
http://buddysplace.synthasite.com/
http://animate.synthasite.com/
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Casey Stubbs

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Check out this thread. http://getsatisfaction.com/yola/topic...

remember this is long term keep adding and improving your site everyday.
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Earn money online simply by referring people.

http://www.ucan2.ws

I earned $100 in 2 days!
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Donald

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lol, nope, be ten years before you start making any money if you're moving at the same rate as me... $0.87 per month.
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Donald

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LOL
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Donald

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not sure if I'm in the position to be giving advice on advertising... but I did notice your website grader score is 57... I could probably give you advice on raising this... after all, mine is 74 :)
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I am, this is last months check.

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Alana Fletcher

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My site is offline at the moment, once its back online i will remember to post it.... I had a little accident with a code that turned into a flood
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how do i get pay 4 my free site?
help me please!!!!
thanx
P.S Alana did u get $2.976 in a month?
how?????????? please reply
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@dahanna
Thats in 2months. Basicly what i did was use Adwords, Analytics and a few other things to get more traffic. Whats your sites URL, i may be able to help you
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Alana how long until your site gets back up? I can't wait to see it. I think there is alot I could learn from what you are doing. You use ad words to bring traffic in? doesn't that defeat the purpose you are paying for traffic then getting paid back when they click your ads?
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No, i spend around $100 each month on my site, plus a few link exchanges, I also have my Adsense combined with my Analyitcs account as well,
Only God knowns when my site will be up and running. I am just gather some more information to apply and edit the logo stuff.... My site is more of a how to guide than anything else really. If you have any questions please ask
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how many visitors do you get daily? Just wondering how you generate such large income with advertising.
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Donald

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I get between 20 and 50 per day (I understand this isn't a lot) but you would think my revenue would be more than $0.87 for an entire month.
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I read through all the comments and I am totally lost. I'm new at this. What are you all doing to get your sites to make money. Please view my site all comments and advise is welcomed. www.chosenvesselministries.com
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Casey Stubbs

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I like your website Denise, I am thinking about starting a christian blog about building His Kingdom.
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Hey.
I known that Shaq has a couple, I am currently helping him out with his site check it out, Why don't yous email him i know he would be able to share resources.
His url
http://thechristianjourney.synthasite...
http://shaqs-ministry.org
You can email him at
info@shaqs-ministry.org
I think he would be pleased to help

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I have permission to post his URLS and Email