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Discussion in 'Site Review' started by Victor, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. Victor

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    www.lottery.net.au

    Put this up for a bit of fun. It's an old Wordpress theme which I butchered a bit and a logo from the good people at LogoNerds.

    Nb the empty space on the right will have some affiliate ads and the footer links don't work yet.
     
  2. aus11

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    Looks good! The theme was a good choice for the niche and very cool logo.
     
  3. segator

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    very neat!!
     
  4. johno69

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    The logo is being resized by the html, and is messing it up a bit.

    I'd resize it first, then upload it to use. Seems to not be resized proportionally either.

    I like the site though. Nice job.
     
  5. Victor

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    Thanks folks. Johno, you caught me being lazy (I was testing out sizes for the logo) - must fix it...
     
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    well done Victor - looking good :)
     
  7. snoopy

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    The site looks good but how is it going to make money?
     
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    I see a few advertising affiliates on the site,

    But yeah I like the site looks clean, I need to fix a whole heap of sites lol...
     
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    Is that really going to make anything? Don't see a business model here personally.
     
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    Even a $50 profit over 12 months is worth it. Multiplied by X sites.. etc. You know the drill.
     
  11. James

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    I have a few of those similar banned, they pay like $10 CPA,

    as said 5 sales and you make ROI.

    Another one of the killer affiliate links is a Justin Bieber Quizz 1$ CPA per email, people flooding in..
     
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    I know the drill but how about in practice.

    Is this site likely to make $50 per year?
    Is it worthwhile building and running a site like this for $50 a year?
     
  13. Victor

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    :)

    I'll put up some affiliate banners, try and get some traffic to the site and see what happens.
     
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    You may as well try and make it pay for itself while you wait for someone to offer you the big bucks for the domain! :)
     
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    imo it is better building a small running site which is generating some revenue then leaving the site parked, unless of course you test the methods and parking the domain is in fact generating more revenue I have seen some research around that.
     
  16. snoopy

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    This is a domain that would likely make nothing parked. Are we comparing two bad ideas ideas here and deciding with is the "better" choice? Something that will make very little money but requires effort or something that requires no effort and makes nothing?

    In my view it would be "even better" to develop a site with clear viability.
     
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    Do the lottery results have to be manually updated?

    If so, it's definitely not worth it for $50 a year! Even $50 a month income would not be worth it for the work involved.
     
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    it should be easy enough to scrape the results from somewhere.

    ozlotteries pays 5% trailing commission for the life of a customer, so potentially lucrative if you get the right folks signing up i.e. optimists who are terrible at math
     
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    Optimists

    I think that is 90% of the Australian population - more on Melbourne Cup day

     
  20. Victor

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    Odd ... just got knocked back by OzLotteries because the site doesn't meet their 'quality/professionalism' guidelines. Will try and find out more - not sure how my site is that much different to lottery.com.au or lotteries.com.au or the other myriad OzLotteries affiliates out there.