Pete Si

Asked this question on 12/2/15 -Online Business

Is Ozbargain Profitable Enough For You To Make A Living?

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Scott Yang

Scott Yang Founder at OzBargain.com.au

Yes. OzBargain (or rather, the company that runs OzBargain, Delvu Media Pty Ltd) is currently employing 4 full time staffs in Australia paying them proper wage.Edit: Someone on OzBargain asked what's the biggest income for OzBargain and whether there's any income source other than ads. The answer is -- yes it's all ads. Mostly from Google AdSense -- they fluctuate seasonally but generally stable. We also show affiliate links to non-logged in users (which they have option to opt-out). Affiliate commission however,Fluctuates too much for a community website with a stable trafficWorking with affiliate networks distracts us from our main goal which is building a community for the shoppers. It takes more time and requires us to form partnership with merchants, which can be undesirable sometimes.And that's all!

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Aishah Mustapha

Aishah Mustapha Community Manager at

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Great insight into how Ozbargain makes money, though I’m not surprised that it is mostly ads. Their traffic is mostly organic and there are hardcore Ozbargain-ers out there who follow deals religiously. I have several friends who are always hunting for a bargain and have Ozbargain on their alerts and subscriptions. It fills a niche or gap in the market.

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