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I'm conducting an unscientific adsense experiment and could do with some advice and support and probably a shoulder to cry on when it falls flat on it's face!
Starting from scratch with reasonable website building skills and good content creation skills but zero adsense experience I'm going to give myself 60 days to create and market a site or blog featuring adsense and see what happens.
I know It'll probably take a year to really get going and a new domain name could take 60 days or more to even get indexed so I'll be up against it!
What I'm going to do though is keep a daily diary or possibly a blog of what actions I carry out, how much effort is required and what results I get along the way, then at the end I'll publish the results so anyone else just starting out knows what to expect, good or bad.
Don't know exactly what topic to use yet but I've got some ideas that I know I can do something with and I think I might start the clock on the day the site/blog goes live.
Good idea or not?
On the other hand I am a Working From Home consultant and I always advise that if you have an idea that you would like to try out then you should go ahead and give it a try!
I have seen lots of blogs that talk about how they are doing with their adsense earnings but they haven't stopped there! Some have written ebooks on the subject and have started podcasts and the like - so who knows? - you may be able to tap into something that makes it work (and makes it profitable) for you.
A little advice: 60 days is an embarrassing understatement of what real success requires.
As I recall, they began with a bang and then fizzled out after a couple of weeks.
I remember this as well. A lot of enthusiastic posts at first, people helping out and getting into the whole thing, and after a few weeks, the OP is never to be heard again, with the last posts being:
- So how did it go?
I disagree. If you have the time for the experiment and can give us the results then judgement commences. Before then who can really say.
Why do you disagree ?
For starters the OP stated it was an "unscientific adsense experiment"
2: The site is not established, so traffic will be low, and that will reflect on earnings.
3: No idea of niche - making the test pointless.
4: Test is too short.
5: Too many variables to execute a proper test, and results wouldn't prove a thing, because the same tests could/would produce different results with a different niche - or even the same niche, but different country.
Yes there are many variables to just "try" without order or not scientific method... that would make it pointless unless you have some goal or direction.
Take in count what the others members have said to end up with something useful for you and the community (if you are willing to share). Others have come with the same intention but we never saw them again on the forum... or feeding the test. Again, there are many variables, I have tested with some of my sites even from scratch so results vary.
But then again, experimenting is a good way to end up with some results as long as you do it scientifically... to have some logic and sense in the result, because at the end if something good or bad comes out we would like to ask many things, and you might end up with questions too. Better do it in some way that you can provide yourself some answers from the experiment.