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  1. denchomsky United Kingdom

    denchomsky Well-Known Member

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    Ok, I have just launched a new FSB store as an experiment to see if you can rank these sites and make money on them, as there is a lot of conflicting opinions about the platform.

    - I am not asking for a review of the site so please don't , I didn't want to spend weeks on it, so I have made it what I would call acceptable.

    http://menscowboyboots.co.uk

    Pretty good niche with pretty good monthly search figures, averaging around 2000 local, getting up to about 2500 in winter months.

    I paid the $39 for unlimited stores, so not much of a risk financially, I have spent the last few days tweaking the template, I purchased the bootstrap template from Ramos themes for £10.99 (It had a few bugs which I had to fix, John from Ramos themes did finally send me the fixes but I had already fixed them by the time he had, he is generally pretty helpful but a bit slow to respond..

    The theme you purchase is just a very basic bootstrap theme, but if you know bootstrap, and some front end coding it's pretty easy to adapt.

    I delved into the FSB templates a bit to make some bespoke changes, these are also pretty easy to change to suit your needs.

    I added products manually (About 40) rather than auto populate as I didn't want to have to deal with hundreds of products, and I wanted to pick good quality items with good reviews.

    I re-wrote all the product details so they are all bespoke and re-wrote all the meta descriptions, URL's, Product Titles and wrote a buying guide.

    I intend to add a couple of products a week with a view to stocking about 75 in total, I will also add a couple of unique articles in the next few weeks.

    I will also set up a twitter and Facebook page, and then see what happens.

    I will post progress in this thread regarding SERPS, Hits and conversions once there is anything to report.

    Cheers.

    Dennis
     
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    how its going with that? some sales? its ranking ok?:)
     
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    TBH I have totally ignored it since it launched due to being to busy on other stuff.

    With no effort whatsoever it is:

    page 8 for - mens cowboy boots
    page 5 - mens cowboy boots uk

    There are obviously loads of long tail searches it might rank for

    I have made 1 sale.

    I probably need to target it more to the UK market as obviously competing with US sites is tough.
     
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    Again, I haven't had time to do anything with the site but here are latest stats:

    page 4 for - mens cowboy boots
    page 3 - mens cowboy boots uk

    So it's going up:p

    Sales: still 1:mad:
     
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