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Walley

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Have anyone here ever just try blogging about topics based on the price of keywords? Let's say day one you blog about student loans, day two you blog about mesothelioma, and so forth.

Just curious how you did and your thoughts on this.
 

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If that's the route you want to go then I feel you care too much about traffic and not enough about helping people. Regardless of how great your site is in terms of SEO if you're not helping people it's pointless.

Yes, lots of traffic could be great in potential advertisers eyes but that won't last long when there aren't many repeat visitors.

Also if you helped on hundreds of different topics like that you'd only be ok in all of them. Focusing on a smaller niche and becoming an expert on that is much better for traffic (years down the road!) and creating a following. It's all about helping people, not just getting people to your website.
 

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IMO, this will not work because the high priced PPC keywords are so competitive. They are high priced because they are hard to compete with SEO wise. Your blog will probably not show up anywhere close to the top 100 results.

To do this correctly, you need to find medium priced keywords that are not very competitive. You also need keywords that are in the content network. Many advertisers only choose the search network.

Personally, I would shoot for the low priced keywords that you can rank high for without doing SEO.
 

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Why would I trust a blog that writes about everything at the same time... That's essentially writing about nothing. And this is chasing keywords, not expressing yourself, good luck with that, you would burn out soon I'd guess....

Blog about what you like, about your hobby etc...
 

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If you could tie your blog into current events, that might work....
 

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Thanks, just curious what other people thought about it.
 

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Why would I trust a blog that writes about everything at the same time... That's essentially writing about nothing. And this is chasing keywords, not expressing yourself, good luck with that, you would burn out soon I'd guess....

Blog about what you like, about your hobby etc...

I dont think his blog is meant to get steady readers. It's meant to get pages out there on certain topics and make money from high paying clicks.
 

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I dont think his blog is meant to get steady readers. It's meant to get pages out there on certain topics and make money from high paying clicks.

Takes time to get high Serps. Either way, I'm not a fan of this model, it just money chasing... but that's me :)
 

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You are about 7 years to late for this method. You can look it up, its called MFA or made for adsense. even then though, you dont write about all the topics, you create a site focused on one of them.... but good luck trying it, i hope you have another address to get new accounts with.

Getting revenue from adsense is not a good business model anymore (if it ever was) things change often and you are hanging by the thread of the advertisers having money to spend and choosing to blow it on the content network. There are plenty of ways to make a lot of money online still, you just have to find a method and follow your own path with it.

Lots of folks are still followers these days and not to mention lazy. Think outside the box.
 

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Well I kinda use this strategy here for SERPS... if a topic is hot, I create a thread about it and tag it appropriately, 48 hours later it is listed on page 1 on the SERPS. Not sure if this would work for current events unless the event is financially related. It did work in the past -- I created a thread here about beating AZ photo radar and that thread listed high despite not being relative to entrepreneurship.
 

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Well I kinda use this strategy here for SERPS... if a topic is hot, I create a thread about it and tag it appropriately, 48 hours later it is listed on page 1 on the SERPS. Not sure if this would work for current events unless the event is financially related. It did work in the past -- I created a thread here about beating AZ photo radar and that thread listed high despite not being relative to entrepreneurship.

The difference is you are not doing it for the adsense clicks. Nothing wrong with doing it for traffic.
 

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In both cases it's done for traffic, either Mj's or OP's. Just OP would use traffic to monetize...

Writing a blog for PPC is the opposite because you want that traffic to leave your site. So you make your content shitty so your ads look better.

Some of my shitty sites have a 50%+ CTR just because there's no where else for the reader to go.
 

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Writing a blog for PPC is the opposite because you want that traffic to leave your site. So you make your content shitty so your ads look better.

Some of my shitty sites have a 50%+ CTR just because there's no where else for the reader to go.

Either way you want traffic, you are just using it for different purpose.

Anyway, OP, just do it! Do something that will give you traction and experience. Even if you fail you will learn something good!
 

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Either way you want traffic, you are just using it for different purpose.


What is your point? You have said the same thing in three posts now. Everyones goal in business is traffic. Whether its real people walking through your store, or visitors visiting your webpage. I guess i do not understand the point you are trying to make here?
 

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