Build Your Empire, money IS power......

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  1. profile image0
    Ryan Kettposted 14 years ago

    Fighting. Bitching. Disagreements. Politics. Religion. Ignorance. Bigotry. Immaturity.

    They are all great fun in my book, but we could all be building up an empire. Money is power....

    What are your strategies? How are you going to turn your $2 a day into $10 a day? You need to get there before you can even begin to dream of earning $50 a day.....

    Sitting around bickering with trolls, freaks, the far right, is not going to help you get your slice of the pie.

    I am a fine one to talk of course, but I have begun to realise that fighting with the mentally unstable is only going to drag me to their level. These people are losers, please see that like I have. We have unemployed people telling us that free health care is bad, we have religious nutters telling us that we will go to hell.

    Well there is only one place that I am going and that is UP....... And I dont mean to heaven. There are some great people on here, seriously take this piece of advice from me, I am going to practice it myself..... leave them at the bottom. They are the lowest of the low, down and outs, social recluses, worthless, pathetic, losers with very little in their lives. YOU are not.

    So, get your fingers out of your backsides, get your heads out of the nuthouse (this forum) and start taking a bigger slice of that adsense pie. Where is your strategy? I will tell you mine. It started yesterday.

    1) Get to 120 hubs in the next 15 days (this completes another 30 in 30 for me). STOP AT THIS POINT!

    2) Add my hubpages referral link to all of my hubs. That is 800+ people every day that are being exposed to my referral link.

    3) Bookmark every hub at (I am seeing some half decent action with this site). Thats all 120, I have done 66 so far.

    4) Blog every one of my hubs (fresh text of course) at my new domain, thats all 120. Thats a fast growing new blog and a backlink for every one of my hubs.

    5) One blog is finished, find 3 backlinks for all 120 of my hubs. That is 360 backlinks.

    6) Check the adsense ads and performance for all 120 of my hubs, alter keywords accordingly.

    7) Find 3rd adsense income stream (already have hubpages and newly developed blog), does not really count as clicks are sporadic. Probably or

    8) For every 10 hubs, I write 10 articles at 3rd site. Blog summary and backlink to all 20 of my articles. 3 backlinks for all 20 of my articles (thats 60).

    9) Submit all 20 articles to

    10) Review strategy at this time OR repeat steps 8 and 9.

    When my latest 3 day ban is over, this will be me.... I will be taking it all back to the income.

    Goodbye Rif-Raf, stinky people, nuclear freaks, neanderthals. I plan on taking at least 100 hubbers with me.... and leaving you cavemen behind.

    Whoop whoop....

    1. tantrum profile image61
      tantrumposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Goodbye Ryan ! I'll stay with the cavemen

    2. Flightkeeper profile image67
      Flightkeeperposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      You know some of us have jobs. Your strategy will have me become a stark raving maniac babbling endlessly about hubs and no one will know what I'm talking about. smile

    3. emievil profile image67
      emievilposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Blimey smile Ryan, I just read number 1 and I nearly stopped reading your post. I mean 120 hubs in 15 days????? Take a break once in a while and head to the forums. I don't blame you for trying to avoid the forums, it does get into hubbing and writing but it's also a great way to relax. Just avoid the religion and the political forums and you'll be fine. smile

      Good luck in your endeavors. I would dearly love to join you and if I only don't have a day job, I'll join you in a heartbeat. Unfortunately, duty calls smile. Thanks for the open invitation.

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        Ryan Kettposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        Lol, emievil..... I am not going to do 120 hubs in 15 days. I am going to reach 120 hubs in 15 days (I already have 106) lol

        I wasn't asking people to copy me, I was just drunk..... and going on a preaching sesh.

        1. emievil profile image67
          emievilposted 14 years agoin reply to this

          Oh my, maybe I'm the one drunk smile. I failed to read the "get to" part lol. Oh well, 1 hub per day looks okay.

          By the way, what happened with your job applications? Any news?

  2. Mrvoodoo profile image57
    Mrvoodooposted 14 years ago

    Sounds like a great strategy and a great plan, this place is full of cock-knockers.

    More power to you.

  3. blue dog profile image61
    blue dogposted 14 years ago

    you tire me out just thinking about trying to keep up with you.  of all the people on this site, regardless of age, you are the most inspiring.  good work.

  4. viryabo profile image95
    viryaboposted 14 years ago

    Yes. Money is POWER! Need to spend less time in the forums for a while. Must earn better cos i'm tired of the trickles. Take me along...

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years ago

    well i am convinced you have at your disposal everything you need to make you rich...... but when you get there, i doubt you will be happy, i could be wrong, but i do not think so

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      Ryan Kettposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Would it make me happy? Probably not..... but I am only talking about $10 a day Brenda big_smile thats hardly going to give me a playbody lifestyle! Well when I get to the dizzy heights of $10, I wont forget the little people..... I will buy you a drink wink

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    Ryan Kettposted 14 years ago

    Viryabo, Voodoo, Dog...... hop aboard the adsense train. If its delayed by 3 days, its because I am currently in exile lol

    1. viryabo profile image95
      viryaboposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Will patiently await your return smile

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years ago

    i am rich already actually..... but i wont refuse a drink

    staying off forums for a while may be a good idea, wow they can be so ....... can't even think of a word to describe them, i am sure you have one

    joking about the rich bit honest

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      Ryan Kettposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Thats all good, you can buy me one back then lol

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        i will buy you whatever i can afford.  I like your cocky little avatar.... it so suits you

    2. viryabo profile image95
      viryaboposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      I have one. Sooo Addictive
      No. i have two. Sooo Entertaining and Addictive!
      But my hub writing suffers for this.
      There i go again. Back in the forums lol

  8. Jane@CM profile image61
    Jane@CMposted 14 years ago

    I've been staying off the forums & writing, reading, commenting!  Remember, one of the things people encourage is you become active in the forums when you first become a hubber.

    I can't stress enough, people, in general, judge from first impressions (& 2nd, 3rd & 4th).  People come into the forums and READ - make sure the impression they get of you is one they will want to keep & continue reading what you write & referring others to read what you've written smile

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      \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years agoin reply to this
  9. wrenfrost56 profile image55
    wrenfrost56posted 14 years ago

    Good luck with the grand plan ryan, sounds like you have given it a lot of thought. Your going to be really busy, but I guess thats a good thing big_smile

  10. Shadesbreath profile image76
    Shadesbreathposted 14 years ago

    I would do all that, but I'm lazy.  I reckon I'll continue my lackadaisical approach and slop up a hub here and there as I get the inklin'. Humor doesn't pay, and I have a hard time getting too fired up for writing for the sake of earning alone.  However, that's a nice, fired-up sermon you gave there though preacher!  I hope you stick to it, that'd be awesome. Good luck!

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      \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      me and you both, and we can't even be bothered to go to the gym.....

  11. Jane@CM profile image61
    Jane@CMposted 14 years ago

    Ryan, can I go with you?  big_smile

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      Ryan Kettposted 14 years agoin reply to this


  12. Lisa HW profile image61
    Lisa HWposted 14 years ago

    Ryan, I thought twice about whether or not to hit "submit" after this reply turned as long as it did; but I find the forums entertaining, and I don't think anyone (not even the "iffy" people) deserve to be insulted en masse.  So, although I don't really care one way or another what anyone on here does or doesn't do, I thought I'd go ahead and hit "submit", in defense of the forum and any "iffy" people participating on it.  If any of them have personally attacked you then they deserve the 3-day ban too, because you don't deserve personal attacks either.

    You have some good ideas for increasing earnings, and I can understand anyone's disenchantment with some of what goes on in the forums.  On the other hand, I reached $10 last year, while still dabbling in the forums when I wanted to take a break from working (either on Hubs or other "real" work).  In fact, I've seen lots of over-$20 days.  So, people can participate on the forums for whatever their reasons may be and still earn that $10 a day (or, in other people's cases and sometimes my own, more).  If people participate in the forums thinking that will increase their earnings, they're wrong.  It can contribute to their HubScore but doesn't usually do much for earnings (which come when a Hub is the right kind of Hub and gets traffic).

    It's completely possible (for anyone who finds it a little entertaining or a good break from more serious work) to participate in the forums without engaging (or at least engaging for more than a few seconds) in the small-minded arguments with people to whom one doesn't much relate.  Some people like a little discussion that kind of challenges their debating skills.  I know I've had a lot of times when things (not necessarily intended to be funny) on here have me laughing so hard I feel like I'll pass out from lack of oxygen.  smile  Sometimes it's light entertainment.  Sometimes it's a way to get to know other Hubbers a little better.

    Not everyone on the forums is "lowest of the low, down and outs, social recluses, worthless, pathetic, losers with very little in their lives."  Are there some who may be what you have described?  Probably.  Anything public always has people who has "issues".  Still, sometimes it is the most industrious, most well adjusted, people who do have full lives who can have a sense of humor or enjoy dabbling in a little debate.  For anyone who is inclined to look for a little entertainment on the forums, earning and participating are not mutually exclusive.  There's something to be said for "live and let live" and for not taking the forums personally or as something that will prevent anyone from having success with his Hubs.

    Offering your good ideas about increasing traffic/earnings, and kind of challenging fellow Hubbers to aim for more success in earnings, are positive and generous-minded things to do in a community; but, respectfully, it's kind of unfortunate you decided to include ugly remarks that (again, respectfully) never do much for anyone's success in a business or "pseudo-business" environment.

    I know your remarks imply that some people on the forums are "non-losers", but I don't see the need to fling out "if-the-shoe-fits" crude remarks at either people you've had problems with or else anyone in general.  It's not my business or intent to "lecture" here, because what anyone does isn't my business.  Still, there have been lots of people on here who have indicated respect for you, as a writer, and valuing your presence on the forums and HubPages.  In one of your other "bannings" all kinds of "support" threads were started on your behalf.  I'd think you would appreciate the people who have supported you and just ignore anyone you think has some problem.  Just be glad you don't have whatever problem you think they do.  If someone is so "bottom of the barrel", why the need to even try to insult them?  Ignore them.  You're right - engaging in all kinds of petty foolishness and extended fighting is childish, but you're the one who apparently keeps getting banned and then keeps posting threads with crude or demeaning remarks in them.   hmm

    I have no doubt that you or any number of other Hubbers who have decent grammar skills can put in whatever effort is required to earn decent money.  (By the way, my $10 or $20-plus a day has not resulted in a lot of increased power for me.  lol  )  In business, though, when one has an affiliation with one company that makes it possible for those earnings to be made, the way to sure success is not usually through appearing to attempt to discourage what that business, itself, encourages.  In business, that kind of thing is seen as "divisive" or "disgruntled".  In general, it's not the way to get or earn the respect and trust of any potential "followers".  Most of the time people skills must accompany other skills and motivation in order for anyone to build an "empire".  Good luck with aims to earn more.  That makes sense, and I don't doubt you can achieve your aims.  If you can form a group with shared aims and information, great.  That's the whole idea behind having a community.  At the same time, participating in the forums is one form of community and doesn't mean people won't/can't earn with their Hubs.  Whether it's with admission to college, getting or keeping a job, or anything else; being well rounded and able to deal with graciously with aggravating people both usually work well for most people.

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      Ryan Kettposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, long reply.... you know that I wasn't really telling people not to post on the forum right? Just that spending too long on the forum is costing you money..... but I take all of your points agree with them....

      I was also not aiming this post at anybody.... well, ok.... I did mention religious freaks and right wingers. But that was very hypothetical. 'YOU' is everybody.

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years ago

    LISA  it had to be said i agree with you...... this guy has so much skill,but his mouth does run away with him slightly.... Ryan have you read many other peoples hubs??????


    1. Lisa HW profile image61
      Lisa HWposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      lol  I'd like to clarify that I didn't use the word, "brat".  lol   I do think it's too bad, though, when someone has ability and is clearly well liked by so many that "ugliness" and negativity have to keep popping up.  hmm  Nobody has to engage in the fights, or if they engage in them they don't need to take them personally.  There's so much of a sense of community on HubPages.  A few out-of-line remarks don't have to nullify that.  Again, though, it's not my business; and I know that.  At least for the last couple of hours, being too tired to write but too awake to sleep, I'm one of those people who doesn't, in fact, have much to do right now (that I feel like doing), so I had the time to write the long post.  I guess that makes me one of those people with "not much going on", at least tonight.    lol

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        oh no brat was my word, he does in my opinion behave a bit like a brat at times.... extremely intelligent person, needs positive direction for his expertise,  personally i love him a lot, really really do

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      Ryan Kettposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Hey? Have I read many other peoples hubs? Of course I have. I did a bleedin hub featuring 50 of them....

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        oh yeah so you did, not heard the word bleeding for ages, you are funny, they don't use that word here in Ireland..... sorry i did not mean to upset you...

  14. glendoncaba profile image73
    glendoncabaposted 14 years ago

    Ryan who...?

    O the guy everyone was talking about.  Oh!  So this is his comeback.  Mmmmm!

    Man, he's got it bad.

    Somebody take him for a picnic or a walk in the park or something.

    My impression:  Like so many talented persons these days he just hasn't found his perfect niche (guess that describes most of us on HubPages) so he's just itching for a fight or something. 

    Ryan, the secret of happiness is to make others happy.  But what do I know, I'm just one of the religious nuts smile

    Thanks for the ideas.

    EDIT:  the new pic had me fooled.  A bright one on the forum but too caustic at times.  Ran into him already.  Other avatar pic was better.

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      Ryan Kettposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Dont think I have ever talked to you before Glen to be honest.... unless you have an alter-ego. I may be wrong, but I don't think that our 'Run In' has ever happened. And thanks, I will note in future that the back of my head looks better than the front?

  15. glendoncaba profile image73
    glendoncabaposted 14 years ago

    Ryan congrats on your 30 in 30 goals.

    I tried it twice.  Did 20 in 30.
    Then 23 in 30.  Was trying to do 100 in 60.
    Now I'm having a third go; 1 in 2 days.  Think I'll do the 30 this time. smile

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      Ryan Kettposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, I have done 3 in a row..... going to stop at 120 hubs, which is 4 in a row. Need a break from it smile

  16. Lisa HW profile image61
    Lisa HWposted 14 years ago

    Brenda, maybe the middle child in me has come out here.  They say middle kids try to be "diplomats" and "peace-keepers".  smile  Of course, I'm the first to refute any negative things "they" say about middle children.  lol

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      \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years agoin reply to this
  17. Lisa HW profile image61
    Lisa HWposted 14 years ago

    Brenda, we haven't, I don't think.  I'm in the middle between a sister 4 and a half years older and a brother five years younger.

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years ago

    being a middle child was the pits for me, but i think in between two sisters is hard..... aparantly a middle child of 3 of the same sex has a hard time..... so all the books say, and i would agree.  you are never anything special, not the youngest not the oldest etc etc etc.... i am getting negative now, but childhood does effect you however old you get don't it

  19. Lisa HW profile image61
    Lisa HWposted 14 years ago

    I kind of liked being in the middle, but there was the big-ish age difference between us.  I got to play with my sister while she was young enough to play (or at least draw), but when she outgrew me I got to play with my brother.  I have to say I think both may have felt more like "big cheeses" in the family than I did; but I think feeling like others saw me as the "chronic little cheese" worked to my advantage in a lot of ways.  lol  (I'm strong and independent and not someone who looks to "the world" for validation or "big cheese-ery". )

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years ago

    hello Ryan

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    Ryan Kettposted 14 years ago

    My last three hubs have been called:-

    Louis Theroux
    Famous Serial Killers: Dennis Nilsen
    Sir Geoff Hurst

    If you can find a $1 keyword in there, I will give you $1 wink

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 14 years ago

    i thought maybe you were drunk, you are forgiven.... you certainly create a lot of interest.... you must be some kind of genius i think.....

  23. Lisa HW profile image61
    Lisa HWposted 14 years ago

    smile   Hi, Ryan.  As I mentioned, I knew it was way long and thought about not posting it because of the length.  Then, though - why waste what one has already typed....   I think (besides the fact that I was too wide-eyed to sleep but too tired to do much of anything else) my post was the result of lots of things I've seen recently that complain about how "awful" (my word, not someone else's) the forums are these days.  There seems to more of that talk recently than in the past, but sometimes I wonder if there's a Charlotte's Web type of thing that goes on (a self-fulfilling-prophecy type of thing). 

    As I mentioned to Brenda, maybe it's the middle child in me coming out; but sometimes when unpleasant words start getting "flung" (wherever they may be being flung - on here or not), it's my tendency to take it upon myself to try to put some perspective on things.  I usually only go into the politics or religion forums occasionally (out of boredom), but enough religious remarks make their way to the other forums (with some of them implying some of us are ignorant or headed for hell) that I actually wrote a "retaliation" Hub and didn't include a comment box - just to vent and have my say.  lol  lol  It isn't all posters of religious stuff, though - only a few who use the forums to preach, rather than "discuss as equals".  Whatever - it's generally a nice community and only an online forum.  I do think it's kind of too bad that a lot of people who would like to have "regular" discussions (even if about religion) leave/have left; because that has left the imbalance (in the direction of religious threads) that we see on here these days.

    Oh well, if you devote all your HubPages time to your Hubs good luck.  It's not a bad idea, but pop back once in a while and let people know if find a formula for major earnings increases.   smile

  24. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 14 years ago


    Work smarter not harder, your intended process is mostly well planned but has a few items that will not have a great ROI.

    Look into the link wheel concept, or spoke model. Dont do a summary of all your hubs on a blogspot blog.

    If you must, seperate your hubs by category and do 5-6 blogs along toical boundaries with keyword rich domain names

    Spread the effort around to as many different web 2.0 properties you can access

    I would never put in the effort of 120 articles into a blogspot page, make the jump and get your own hosting, and use a format that will have no limitations so as your expertise grows, so will your page and hopefully earnings.

    Ive been sitting at home making a livable income in an area a few hours away from NYC for almost exactly a year now. With the type of effort you are willing to expend you should be pushing past the revenue share model

    If you want an empire, than build your own kingdom, Hubpages is sharecropping


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