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Reading the forum threads here has really opened my eyes to the nefarious ways of certain website sellers. But it's not a black-and-white world as there are lots of listings that are grey-area & kind of shady. While some website for sale listings are outright fraudulent, others are somewhat dishonest, and others are merely deceptive. I want to briefly touch on 3 such websites, all sold on Flippa in this post.
Deliberately Deceptive Flippa Listings
Updated February 16th, 2013 at 9:45 PM by gzed
So we've reached 2013 and I haven't earned one cent yet - but I'm enjoying myself and several things are coming together in an encouraging way. I put monetisation on the back burner while I worked on finding out what the site's readers responded to.
- Race reports are small beer, and this is the off season. Since these are intended as longish-lived articles for people who are not close followers in real time (most viewers are not really interested in the races themselves), I'm restricting
From this thread: http://experienced-people.net/forums...line-Marketers
STARTED ON: October 2005
UNIQUES PER MONTH: Average traffic over the last twelve months was more or less 3600 + monthly.
GROSS REVENUE: On average 3200 a yr [U.S.] -------- THIS DEPENDS ON ITS MEMBERSHIP UPGRADES
NET PROFIT: On average 200.00 [U.S.] ----- THIS DEPENDS ON ITS
Here's a summary of what I've been through so far.
I went back to OpenX after my employer sent me a copy of the installation file, and answered a couple of n00b questions.
As he says "OpenX is (often needlessly) complex, but it does a good job."
The original confusion happened because I assumed 'OpenX Fast Facts' would give a full summary of the product. Instead, it talks only about their hosted version, which is free below a certain number of impressions
1. Domain: PumaSkills.com
2. Uniques: The average number of uniques per month over the last year is 11,500. 9% Search, 34% Referral, 56% Direct (Affiliate traffic)
3. Gross Revenue: The site averages $5,678/mo YTD. In 2011 average income per mo averaged $8,575
4. Net Profit: The average profit per month YTD is $5,200/mo vs average profit of $7,666 in 2011. Note: 3 month avg is $4,406.00 because the owner has not marketed to the list as heavily in the last