10 Day Cash Secret With No Cash = Experiment Failure?

Experiment FailedHey there…

So it appears I’m getting some hits a day on two of my three sites that are using Neil Shearing’s 10 Day Cash Secret plug-in for WordPress. And occasionally I’m getting click throughs to my affiliate links.

None of this has translated to a single sale however.

This is now day 13 for blog 1, day 12 for blog 2, and day 10 for blog 3 I believe. So using Neil’s formula and plan, I would expect to see some sales (even just one) from one of these three niches. I don’t believe I’ve picked bad niches. And I understand that not all niches make money. But one of these three diverse areas should have generated one sale you’d think if Shearing’s pattern worked and was reproducible on a regular basis.

That doesn’t appear to be the case. I’m going to let these blogs continue to run until next Monday to see if they need more time to sink in, but I’m doubtful at this point that it will pay off.

Seems I will most likely be requesting a refund within 30 days if this doesn’t pan out, which is a bummer, but it happens. And this may just be one of those cases where “if it’s too good to be true, it probably is”. There are no get rich schemes that work. (Except winning the lottery, and I’ve not had any luck with that.)

So at this point I’m probably going to end up declaring this experiment a failure.

Has anyone actually made any money using this process? (Besides Neil?)

–Fitz

Experiment Follow up #3 – Neil Shearing’s 10 Day Cash Secret

ExperimentHi all…

A quick update on this St. Pat’s day for my experiment regarding Neil Shearing’s 10 Day Cash Secret…

(Note that I’m currently out of town on a business trip, so this isn’t going to be as detailed as my last couple of posts… sorry. I hope to detail things quite a bit once I get back home next week.)

It’s been 10 days since I created my first site using Neil Shearing’s feed tool. Since then it has been indexed and I am getting hits, but have had no sales.

It’s only been 9 days since my second blog was created and 8 days since the third was created, and both of those have also been indexed and are getting hits, but have had no clicks converted to sales.

I have three very different niches — stuffed animals, wines, and college basketball/football merchandise for various teams in the NCAA. The one that has garnered the most interest is the last one, with March Madness making people start foaming at the mouth in certain parts of the U.S. (I too have this disease, which is what made me think of it as a good niche.)

So though I’m hopeful that people will start purchasing via my three blog tests, it’s not looking great. Shearing offers a 30 day guarantee, so I’m going to watch my time carefully and see if anything comes of this experiment. Hopeful but wary I guess would be the best way to describe my current view of these blogs.

That said, since I’m away from home for a while I’m going to let things go until next Monday and then see where they’re at.

Has anyone else had any luck using Neil’s system? I’ve got my fingers crossed.

Thanks

–Fitz

Hiding RSS Feed Count Experiment Results…

Hi all…

Experiment Failed Well, when I tried this experiment to hide the RSS feed count on my other major blog, I got a boost of 2 or 3 readers according to FeedBurner.

I now have 9 readers for my Lair of the Green Knight  RSS feed, which is more than I’ve had in the past (I tend to hover around 7).

So was this particular experiment a success? Not really. I’m going to leave the count hidden for now, as I don’t think it’ll hurt anything. More than anything else I think having the big RSS feed button in the top right of the blog makes it easier to subscribe than having to hunt for the link further down the blog.

There you have it. Hope everyone is having a great weekend!

–Fitz