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Today there are a lot of options for monetization compared to 04-06 when I first got into domaining. At the time there was Adsense, and it was great. I made over 15000 dollars in a 7 year period before my account was cut off, so I have a little bit of experience with this. I had sites, and I had youtube. I had millions watch my youtube, and can still show you the analytics to prove that over 6000 of that was from that site alone.

But things change. There are so many new options that I would like to discuss with the community, from crypto-based content monetization, to affiliate marketing systems, to starting your own store on those domain names. That could be as simple as an Amazon affiliate site, or as complicated as a drop shipping system. I even monetize a toll-free 800 number. I have the 800 number contracted to a company that pays for them.

The other option is domain parking that is still around but has slowed compared to those "good old days", so now we need to use the new ways use our domain assets to generate money.

That is why I will be posting about these new ways here on the forums to help people get back into profitability. You can still have a for sale page, but you can create your own content (or outsource the creation) on those names to make your assets profitable.
 

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Is this thread dead? I am really interested in how people are monetizing their domains these days.
No, I am still here, you have any specific questions about an industry? I tailor many of my monetizations to the domains, and what industry that they serve. I have a paper due in a few days, but I want to organize a list of methods and affiliate program sites for everyone.
 

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I made $14k with adsense as well back in the day as well. But, I have not heard of anyone making any money with their domains without tons of work these days. I have tried many different things but it comes down to my time. I can't spend 100 hours on a site to make a few dollars. Seems you need to have a business with an SEO team and marketing and a site builder and investors to make it work.
 

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I made $14k with adsense as well back in the day as well. But, I have not heard of anyone making any money with their domains without tons of work these days. I have tried many different things but it comes down to my time. I can't spend 100 hours on a site to make a few dollars. Seems you need to have a business with an SEO team and marketing and a site builder and investors to make it work.
I am not talking about traffic building in SEO, I prefer social media traffic myself. But either one works, if you can get SEO traffic, it is a good deal, but it is way too hard to just focus on SEO. I like to focus on making the traffic come from Facebook and Twitter and similar sites.
 

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I can't spend 100 hours on a site to make a few dollars.

if one is not willing to put in the work, to get the income stream flowing.....
then perhaps their perception of what it takes to succeed in this business is distorted


i've has adsense on my site for over a decade and the few dollars it earns, pays for domain renewal + hosting.


now, it sustains itself


imo.....
 

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Mr. Deleted. Ok, so assuming you can get traffic to your site. What then? Crappy adsense, or lead gen, or sell something, or?
Well, make your own product (books, t-shirts through merch.amazon.com and createspace.com are 2 examples) and you get a commission. No, I hardly use adsense these days.
 

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Today there are a lot of options for monetization compared to 04-06 when I first got into domaining. At the time there was Adsense, and it was great. I made over 15000 dollars in a 7 year period before my account was cut off, so I have a little bit of experience with this. I had sites, and I had youtube. I had millions watch my youtube, and can still show you the analytics to prove that over 6000 of that was from that site alone.

But things change. There are so many new options that I would like to discuss with the community, from crypto-based content monetization, to affiliate marketing systems, to starting your own store on those domain names. That could be as simple as an Amazon affiliate site, or as complicated as a drop shipping system. I even monetize a toll-free 800 number. I have the 800 number contracted to a company that pays for them.

The other option is domain parking that is still around but has slowed compared to those "good old days", so now we need to use the new ways use our domain assets to generate money.

That is why I will be posting about these new ways here on the forums to help people get back into profitability. You can still have a for sale page, but you can create your own content (or outsource the creation) on those names to make your assets profitable.

Hello, is there anyway i can get some help on selling my domain?
i own a domain for 14 years ... any help for any buyers or the best way would be greatly appreciated.

thank you
 
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Just read through the forum. There are plenty of posts about where to sell domains.
 

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Hello, is there anyway i can get some help on selling my domain?
i own a domain for 14 years ... any help for any buyers or the best way would be greatly appreciated.

thank you
well . . . we don't know what it is - and - bear in mind that many people here have dozens or 100s of domain names so not usual to see one nly

PS - YES Mr. Deleted - I'll read anything you post on monetisation