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Top 6 Native Traffic Sources in 2018

Looking for a new traffic source? Here are the 6 best native ads traffic sources of 2018!

Things change so fast on the internet that the best traffic source a year ago might not even exist today.      Native is getting a lot of love from affiliates ever since Facebook went insane and they are banning web design companies among pretty much everything saying they don’t support their business model.    Like WTF?    Maybe this is why the FB stock dropped 120 billions of dollars after the latest quarterly report?    Anyhow…

This is why a lot of affiliate marketers are adapting rather than dying.

Native seems to be super popular for all kinds of shady and semi-shady ads these days and today I have the list of the top native traffic sources based on total ads seen in AdPlexity, the #1 native ad spy tool.

 


  1. Taboola

  2. Outbrain

  3. RevContent

  4. Content.AD

  5. AdNow

  6. Yahoo Gemini

I have a list of traffic sources right here; check it out! You might discover a new gem that will make you a lot of money.

Need New Angles? 8 Angles In less than an hour [TUTORIAL]

Angles, angles, angles.  It is THE secret to high ROI campaigns.   Sadly most affiliate marketers aren’t creative, or they don’t know they are.  So they fire up spy tools like AdPlexity and go on hunting for cool ads/landers then RIP n Run them.

Only a single digit % of affiliate marketers write their own angles.   Not to worry, today I am going to help you out a lil bit.

One of the things I enjoy the most is coming up with unique angles;   it’s my secret and moat I’ve been relying on for the past 10 years as an affiliate marketer.

Just follow along and after you finish reading you should already have at least a dozen angles to test and make extra ROI thanks to being UNIQUE!!!

Here we go!!!!!

My offer is a lead  generation offer in the swimming pool niche.  I know; weird but hey weird works!!

1) Explain what your offer is about in the simplest way possible

“Get your custom made swimming pool right now at the best price in Hungary!”

2) Features and benefits baby,  choose two features and outline what kind of benefits they provide.

“Your friends will be jealous and wish they had a nice pool just like Yours!”
“Taking a dip in the water will make you feel very refreshed on a hot summer day!”

3) FEARS – What kind of fear would people have that the offer could solve?

Generally people fear the summer heat; so a pool is an awesome solution to that.

“Save yourself from the summer heat, relax in the pool while your neighbors look on with envy!”

4) Come up with typical scenarios that are the most stereotypical things you can think of for the offer; the worst angle.

Imagine winning the lottery, all of the sudden everyone that you didn’t even know existed will want to be your friend.   Sounds good? Well get a pool, it has the same kind of effect!

Order Your Swimming Pool Now.  We are going to come and listen to your ideas; draft up a plan and show you in 3D.  You then decide what kind of effects you want in your pool, we’ll make the proposal.   You’ll then accept it, and we’ll build it.  After all is said and done you will enjoy it for many years to come with your family!  Imagine the happiness on their face when you tell them you decided to order a pool!

5)  Think of what someone might feel that doesn’t have what the offer is selling/promoting.    What are the bad feelings they would feel?

If you don’t have a pool, chances are you will have to beat the heat at one of the public pools near you.   That is DANGEROUS! Public pools are the biggest cause of skin diseases due to fecal matter and other scary bacteria in the water.   Do you want to end up in the hospital?   Get your own pool and stay safe!

6) If the government had to sell your offer, how would they market it?

This is a funny one, every time the government markets anything they support it through some kind of incentive, so for my offer which are swimming pool lead gen it’d go like this:

Order your pool by __date_2_weeks_from_today, and take advantage of a 30% CASH BACK GUARANTEE.      We are making swimming pools affordable for every family in Hungary.    Love, your government.

7) Think of the benefits of your offer that you are promoting, now think what would you say if the customer would ask you WHY DOES THIS HELP ME?

The swimming offers water so you can cool down in the hot summer.
-but why does this help me!?
Being chill, will help you be less stressed and enjoy your day while everyone else around you is suffering and dying from the heat.

8) Let’s say your offer is very limited; how would you relay this message to the person looking at the ad?

DUE TO MASSIVE HEATWAVE we have sold all of our fiberglass pools, except for 2.  Orders yours now and start chilling rather than baking in this heat!    Immediate installation and setup!

 

As you can see, here are some ways you can come up with angles for your offer may that be a nutra offer, lead gen offer, pin submits, dating or what have you.

I’ve been doing a lot of lead generation for weird niches lately, so doing the above 8 step guide of coming up with angles is always fun with my team.

If you are lazy and don’t want to think at all, you must rather just pay $100 to someone to come up with angles,  you can talk to Anglesaurus,  they will do the work for you – 10 angles for $100 copy writing service.

 

Affiliate World Europe 2018 Barcelona Review in Pictures

My favorite show of the year, just a short flight away was the best one yet!!!    Affiliate World Europe in Barcelona was A M A Z I N G!  Met so much new people and really loved the city;  it’s beautiful people and amazing architecture.  So much so, will have to return soon again with the family.

Upon arrival, we went to check out the venue and ran into a bit of problem; I didn’t have a pass!   

Luckily the technical issue was quickly solved and I was issued this beauty:

These guys did an amazing job at the door,  and I thank them for their wonderful work they’ve done at the event!!

I post on Instagram, so follow me here — when I saw that the COAT CHECK room was named CLOAKROOM,  I LOL’d and knew I had to take a picture.  Seems like people LOVED the pic was it got over 200 likes on FB,   as the event progressed I kept on seeing more and more pictures posing by this CLOAKROOM, as it truly is funny for anyone that knows what BH marketing involves.

After my photo session by the Cloakroom I ran into RUBY TUNES

people say looks a lot like the lead singer of Coldplay, Chris Martin,see for yourself:

Here’s a SEXY picture of me and Miro from Banners&Landers (you should hit this guy up if you need safe sites, landers or banners done in 1 day or less – skype: miro.netmarketing)

I had some meetings, and work to attend to.. but in the night I decided to go check out the ADVIDI party; which by the way was bad ass because they launched their new branding campaign and super cool new logo.  Here’s Petar from Advidi doing his presentation:

Turns out MATULO from the STMFORUM was chillin at the party too; here’s a picture to prove it!

Seems like AWE was taken over by Italians, everywhere I went, everywhere I looked there was one italian, or 5.   Here’s Luca and his crew, the guys that are solving the thing I hate most about ecom; super shitty products and shipping times using a new service called uDroppy.   I’ll write a longer post about their cool company soon.  In the meantime, here’s me and a lot of Pizza eaters.

As I was leaving the ADVIDI… I ran into the first affiliate from Serbia I ever met, Darko and his sexy girlfriend Lenka.    After we left, the rest is a big blur…

The next day started late,  slept in and missed breakfast, so Miro from BannersLanders.com and I went to the mall Diagonal, and found a super awesome Chinese place right by the entrance.  The food was DELICIOUS.  VERY fresh,  no MSG, and great service.  Highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Barcelona.

After brunch, we went over to the show to catch Ben Malol preaching on stage about bags.  Just kidding, he was laying the smackdown on how important it is to touch on paintpoints and use them as angles in your copy for ecom.

Before Benny’s presentation was over,  I got a surprise SMS that my HODLER buddy Mark Van Stratuum, the author of The Drug of Choice [READ IT HERE]   so I went out to meet him in the smoking area by the entrance.     This guy is super cool,  I recommend you learn his story on how he was advidi’s #1 affiliate.

Meet Dennis, him and I go way, way back 11 years… he was one of the first guys I ever worked with and he’s still as crazy as 11 years ago as you can see.     Can you guess where he’s from? 😀 LOL

I ran into Kroom the legend, turns out he started another company about chickens.  Los Pollos, it’s an auto optimizer for incoming traffic; so you send traffic to it and it will take out the granular shit and send everything to the best combination.   Awesome Name!! They were giving away test tubes filled with jet fuel as part of their promotion (yea kroom flies fighter jets, u can see it on his instagram) . Hope no one died!

Awe Woulnd’t Be AWE without me stopping by to say hi to my friend and super moderator AMY from STM FORUM

After the conference, we headed out to a BH meetup. I decided to lambo; because crypto= moon+lambo right?

When we arrived at the Grand Central Hotel, we went in and asked where’s the meetup they didnt have a clue what we were talking about but they let us go to the roof pool.  When We walked out, we saw families and kids.    We didn’t wanna stick around here, it just didn’t feel right…    Before we left, we snapped this picture tho, WHAT A VIEW!!!

After a private mastermind next to some great Spanish wine, we headed to the Clickdealer Bizzarium party.   The entrace was all smoke and mirrors literally, here’s a pic of us all distorted with two Romanian aff legends Emil & R.A.T.
The CD Party was off the hook until around 11PM when hundreds of people showed up.  As it was a small venue, it got so packed you couldn’t move and it was not fun.  We decided to call it a day and head out for a late snack at that time and then ZZZzzzz time.

Next day it was Conference time again.     Met up with my buddy Baseem who I’ve known for a long time, he was super pissed how ecom gurus on stage where talking about how to test products right now especially because all their screenshots and stats are from 1-2 years ago LOL .   Funny guy no doubt!!

Here’s my friend Luka, I’ve known this guy for 2 years he’s super nice Italian guy. He visited me in Budapest before,  and I was shocked to learn this uDroppy that was everywhere was his new company.

Right after meeting Luka, we ran into our main man from Advidi; Petar.  We had no clue but the guy is also Serbian (I am Hungarian/Canadian, but was born there in Subotica) so it was a mini meetup of the Serbian affiliates.   We will be doing something very special with Advidi soon, so stay tuned for that!

I’ve known about BitterStrawberry for ages;  we used to work with them but I never met Carmen in person before; I was surprised to see she’s not 2 meters tall. Not sure why but I imagined her to be super tall.  But that isn’t all,  I was more shocked to learn she and her husband own this super successful company.  Great job!! Her team is also really awesome, especially Adela & Sara!!

While on a smoke break with Miro from BannersLanders.com,  I ran into Olga from LeadBit.
We worked with LeadBit in the past, and they even had a featured post on my blog introducing their company.
She’s super nice and gave me this awesome world cup scarf!!  Thanks 🙂

This is MANU, the visionary behind WHATTHEAFF, the best daily newspaper for affiliate marketers period.  I wrote about WTAFF here, if you haven’t yet be sure to sign up to their newsletter which brings the best news and gossip from aff marketing every day M-F.  It’s completely FREE so tell your aff marketing friends about it!

Ran into my buddy Samir outside,   blinded by the sun light,  we’re both stand-sleeping.

AWE had a company by the name ZORKA mobi.   A typical CPA Network.  For us, from the city of Subotica ZORKA is a pretty legendary factory that polluted the area for many decades until it was shut down.    So having a CPA named after one of the most polluting factories in your city is pretty funny.

Stopped by Sagrada De Familia,  this place is so amazing.     Then it was off to the FB Ad Buyers event by my buddy Tim Burd!

On arrival, I ran into Lawrence, him and his partner run some of the biggest ecom stores in the world.  Always good seeing this guy, last year we masterminded about crypto at AWE in Berlin, then we all invested early and made a lot HODLING out for the 20k bitcoin mark!!

Look who it is,  Ben Malol!!  The super duper ecom guru!

My buddy Mark, me and Jason Akatiff owner of A4D and a legend in the space;  one of my blogging inspirations tbh.

 

Bumped into FbQUEEN, while chatting it up with Jason & Tim Burd.   She was quite the stripes.

Here’s Alla (Ella) from Adcombo,   a nice Polish girl that loves my blog she said and Christina aka FBQueen.

After AD BUYERS the word on the street was that the afterparty was at the W hotel.  When we got there it was a true clusterfuck,  the hotel had no idea there will be an event and they wouldn’t let anyone onto the terrace.

But wait,  Mark said, FUCK THIS MAN! Let’s just buy the hotel and have the party. So he went over to front desk, said I will buy the W hotel right now for double the price it’s worth just give me a bitcoin wallet! So they gave him a wallet, he sent over the coins and after waiting 45 minutes for them to confirm,  the PARTY WAS ON! 😀    just kidding.

I was tired of standing in line, and all the disorganizational mess so I headed for some comfort food.

And that was the end of my journey at AWE 2018.  See you at the nexxt one!!

-iAmAttila

The fake world of instagram

I’ve been focusing a lot of efforts on IG to learn how it ticks, how it works, etc.

So far I’ve realized, girls that show tits, and cleavage, or pose in thong bikinis get the most likes. They own instagram.

When it comes to guys, showing off with nice cars, and houses,  showing materialistic things is the second best in line.

This is so fucking sad.   If you are real, yourself you won’t get many likes on Instagram… wait, I am wrong, you will if its funny, but if its a typical picture from your typical life it won’t be a like collector of a IG post.

This whole fake it on social media got me thinking; most of the shit you see out there is fake.

Do you really want fake people as your friends or people who tell it how it is?

I am all about the people that tell it how it is.

That’s all for now.

 

Scaling Facebook Campaigns: 4 Easy Steps To Do It Properly And Profitably

A quick 4 step guide to scaling your FB Ad Campaigns so they remain profitable

It only comes naturally that highly optimized campaign that’s performing well at a $50 a day budget should perform well at $250 a day. Because why shouldn’t it? It makes sense; well it did at least to me a couple of times. But there is a deeper level to it that once you figure out, makes perfect sense and actually shows you a way to successfully scale up any ad campaign, not just linearly but exponentially as well. Let’s get into it.

The biggest trick to scaling is to think of your campaign as a marathon, not a race. When you set up a campaign, Facebook serves your ads to the audiences with the best chances to convert. Facebook acts just like a good gym coach and starts you off slow, with 80 pounds on the bench press and have you do it properly with high success rate. But being motivated and ambitious, you ask your coach to put on 240 for the second series. How do you think that goes? You can try it, and there is even an off chance it would work, but most of the time, you will struggle and eventually give up after too many fails. Well, the same logic applies to the ad campaigns as well. In the example above, there are four things, four angles of thinking to phrase it better, you need to change in order to make that transition.

I also write another guide on how to scale FB Ads quickly using 8 different adset settings; read it here.

1. Proper analysis and conclusions

Before you make any changes to your campaign, make sure you have a good understanding of the existing data. A great example would be a realization that your ads perform better in the afternoon rather than in the morning. Dive deeper into the CTRs, CPAs, and other data and draw conclusions that are relevant. Find the elements that are not performing well and optimize them. This is the easiest step of the four but you have to keep repeating it all the time. Make an informed decision and see how it affects your campaign over time.

2. Incremental budget and audience scaling

This is where gym comparison makes perfect sense. Slow increments are the way to go. When you can lift 80, go for 95 and see how that feels. Stick there for a few days and see if that’s the weight you can work with consistently. In fact, I would recommend going as low as %15-25 increase in both your budget and audience when looking to scale your ad campaign. Here is what happens when you increase your daily budget substantially. Remember the first audience Facebook served you ads to? Well, that’s an optimal audience for the parameters you set. But significantly higher budget means your ads are now being shown to the audience that’s not as optimal and the efficiency of your campaign drops. It may not seem to you like a big deal at first, but as soon as you scale it one step higher, you will see that your math no longer ads up, 1+1 does not equal 2.

Here is the way to do it properly

  • Increase the daily budget by 20%
  • Wait
  • Repeat step 1 (analyze the change; optimize the elements that are not performing well)
  • Wait
  • Not working? Back to step one
  • Working, Increase your budget another %15-25
  • Go back to step 1

This is a simple process but it makes a drastic change in your scaling results.

3. Optimization

I’ve mentioned this a couple of times already; optimize the elements that don’t work. Your ad campaign is reliant on a couple of things, budget, audience and of course, ads themselves. The first thing you need to realize is that no matter how good it is, every ad has a shelf-life. It means that it can only work for a set amount of time and then it will simply become stale, performing with less and less efficiency until eventually goes completely dry. Your job is to not make that happen. Optimize your ads by making adjustments necessary to keep it at peak performance. Test out different elements (background, font, text, video, whatever elements it consists of) and keep doing it in order to increase the longevity. Through this process, you effectively eliminate the segments that don’t work and make your ads scale-proof sort of say. It’s just like the gym as well, you have to keep switching exercises or just variations of the ones you are doing in order to have the best results.

4. Scaling up audience

All of these steps are coming down to the audience and one of the keys to successfully scaling up an ad campaign is a proper audience scaling. There are a couple schools of thought on the exact numbers, but I like to ballpark my target audience at around 180-200k for every $100 of daily spend. Once you reach that number, you should be good to go. Going higher is better as long as you maintain your CPA. Higher numbers also allow your campaigns to run longer as the ad fatigue effect is diminished. The common problem that occurs when you increase your budget is that your performance decreases because your audience has gotten smaller. That means that your ads are now being shown to the same people a couple of times over and that’s really not a good way to scale up.

Expand Audience

Facebook offers a couple of tools for audience scaling, but one of the best ones to use is the Expand Audience option. Depending on your campaign, this option can really make your audience scale simplified. Basically, FB uses the best performing members of your audience and targets more broadly using them as a template. A simple and neat trick, and yet so effective especially when it comes to products targeting consumers. Apart from that, this is what I like to do the most.

Interest-based adjustment

When a certain interest group within my target audience performs well, I look for similar interests and try to optimize both the audience and my ads to create better targeting. This is what I call the natural audience scale because it sort of comes naturally. In many cases, the expanded audience will perform even better than the original one just because you are now matching their niche with better efficiency.

Remarketing

I prefer fresh audience but have been stuck plenty of times and resorted to remarketing strategies like adding audience that already visited the site or is in the mailing list. And this works well if you have your original audience set up properly because of a simple reason; Timing. If your audience was optimal the first time but didn’t convert, maybe it was just the matter of timing and giving it a second chance could mean you successfully convert this time.

Hopefully, you got the idea how FB ad campaign scaling works and you can use these steps to successfully transition your campaign in the big pond.

Sagrada Familia – Construction History *WOW!*

I am truly looking forward to Affiliate World Europe in Barcelona this year.  It takes place in a beautiful city, home to one of the most amazing structures I’ve ever seen Sagrada Familia.   Not only does this look like a magical castle out of harry potter meets lord of the rings meets horror movies; it also is incomplete with construction still going on.   It’s simply amazing how this structure’s been in construction for over 130 years and towers over Barcelona as a true landmark should.  The following is a history of the construction of this beautiful masterpiece of architecture;   quite educational.


Josep M. Bocabella i Verdaguer

Portrait of Josep
M. Bocabella i VerdaguerGaudí: Sagrada Família - 1882 Foundation stone
Placement of the Sagrada Familia foundation stone
Gaudí around 30 years

Gaudí when he tacked in charge
the temple works
Gaudí: The Sagrada Família in 1898

The Sagrada Família in 1898
Gaudí: The Sagrada Familia in 1899

The works in 1899


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família - The apse and the back of the Nativity façade in 1904

The apse and the back of the
Nativity façade in 1904


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família - the apse and the bell towers in 1908

Year 1908


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família - 1910 - the apse and the schools

1910 – The apse and the schools


Gaudí: La Sagrada Familia en el año 1913

1913 – The bell towers and the
apse

Portrait of Gaudí in the procession of Corpus
Gaudí in the Corpus procession


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família in 1925

1925 – The bell towers near to
be finished


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família with the Saint Barnabas bell tower finished in1926

1926 – Year of the Gaudí death,
Saint Barnabas tower finished


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família in the year 1928

Year 1928


Gaudí: La Sagrada Familia - 1933 - La fachada de la Natividad acabada

Year 1933
The Nativity façade finished


Gaudí:The Sagrada Família - 1936 - Destruction of the schools, plans and models

Year 1936 – The schools and
plans burned and the models destroyed


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família in 1953

Year 1953


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família in 1963

Year 1963


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família in 1973 with the Passion façade in construction

Year 1973 The Passion façade in
construction


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família in 1983

Year 1983


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família in 1993, with the vaults

Year 1993 the vaults


Gaudí: The Sagrada Família in 2003

Year 2003

1866 – Josep Maria Bocabella, the promoter of the Sagrada Família temple, found the Association of Saint Joseph Devout, with the aim to build the temple.

1876 – Bocabella begins to seek a lot in Barcelona to build the temple. Gaudí collaborates with architect Francesc de Paula Villar – that later will be the first architect of the Sagrada Família -, carrying out as designer the project of the chapel of the Virgin and the apse of the Monastery of Montserrat.

1881 – The land for the construction of the Sagrada Família is acquired. The architect Francesc de Paula i Villar takes charge of the works of construction.

1882 – The foundation stone of the temple is placed the Saint Joseph day, a little later, the construction of the crypt according to the project of Francesc de Paula i Villar begins. Gaudí was not still linked to the project.
Gaudí works as a assistant of the architect Joan Martorell in the projects of the churches of the Jesuits of Casp street and the Saleses in Sant Joan Promenade in Barcelona.

1883 – Francesc da Paula i Villar resigns as the director of the project by discrepancies with the architect Martorell member of the Council that also intervened in the project and Josep Maria Bocabella. November 3, Gaudí succed Francesc de Paula Villar i Lozano as the architect of the Sagrada Família, under the suggestion of the architect Joan Martorell.

1884 – March 28, Gaudí sign the first official document as the architect of the Sagrada Família.

1885 – Gaudí carries out the first plan project of the Sagrada Família. He carries out an altar, a shrine and a sacrarium for the promoter of the temple Josep Bocabella.

1886 -He finishes the construction of the seven chapels of the Crypt of the Sagrada Família.

1887 – He builds the building of the vicarage of the Sagrada Família, in which he prepare his work space and where he will live the last years of his life.

1889 – The crypt of the Sagrada Família is finished and the construction of the apse begins.

1891 – Gaudí begins to study the Nativity façade.

1892 – The construction of the Nativity façade of the Sagrada Família begins. The apse already is very advanced, the gargoyles and the clerestories are built. April 22, Josep Maria Bocabella promoter of the temple dies.

1893 – The crypt and the apse are finished.
Gaudí carries out the project of the Colonia Güell crypt in Santa Coloma de Cervelló.

1894 – The façade of the apse is finished.

1895 – The construction of the cloister of the Sagrada Família is started.
The bishop Català names a new Council for the work of the temple presided by Mn. F. Millán

1897 – The works are progressing well, 112 people is working in the temple .

1898 – Gaudí begins the first outlines of the Passion façade. The Rosary entry large central window  is placed as other elements of the whole.

1899 – Several sculptures of the Nativity façade are placed like the angels playing clarions, Saint John, Saint Zachariah, Saint Joachim and Saint Anna. An organ with a gas engine is started.

1900 – The central stone archivolt is finished.

1901 – The large central window with 20 figures is finished as other smaller works.

1905 – The bell tower of Saint Barnabas gets the 44 meters of height.

1906 – The bell tower of Saint Mathew gets the 44 meters of height.

1908 – Start of the works of the Colònia Güell crypt where Gaudí
will investigate many of the technical solutions that later he will apply in the Sagrada Família.
The cardinal Casanyes, protector of the temple and friend of his promoter Josep Maria Bocabella dies.
A model of the Nativity façade financed by the Count Güell and decorated by
Jujol is presented in the Architecture show of the Fine Arts Exhibition of Paris.

1909 – As a result of the “Tragic week” in Barcelona, several churches are burned.
Construction of the Schools of the Sagrada Família to the side of the temple.

1910 – Models of the works in gypsum by Gaudí are exposed in the Grand Palais of Paris in April 15 to 30 of June, with a great success.

1911 – Gaudí sick of Malta fevers. To be cured he comes to Puigcerdà. It does his testament.
The Cardinal Vives i Tutó gives to the temple a big quantity of relics.

1912 – The bell towers get the height of 66 meters.

1914 – The works are faced to important economic problems, only 30 people is working in it. Only the tenacity of Gaudí permits to continue the works.

The bell towers get the 70 meters of height.
The President of the Mancomunitat (Regional government) of Catalonia Enric Prat de la Riba visits the temple.

Gaudí rejects new assignments and concentrates on the construction of the Sagrada Família.

1915 – The cardinals Torres i Bages and Pla i Deniel carry out extraordinary subscriptions to be able to continue the temple. Aids of businesses are received.
The papal nuncio of the Holy See Monsignor Ragonesi visits the temple.
The tests of the tubular bells are done.

1916 – The bishop Torres i Bages dies, Gaudí does a study on the possibility to create tombs inside the Sagrada Família. Gaudí asks for aids the merchants of Barcelona.

1917 – Gaudí designs the Passion façade, including a monument to the
Bishop Torres i Bages.

1918 – Eusebi Güell i Bacigalupi, count Güell, that had been the great sponsor of Gaudí, dies in
his residence of the Park Güell.
The basements of the bell towers are finished of Saint Mary and San Barnabas.

Hyperboloids in the models of the large windows.

1920 – Le Corbusier visit in Barcelona the works of the Sagrada Família, that he qualifies as master work.
A new model of the sacristy is begin.

1922 – The sacristies models are finished as the interior models of columns and vaults.

The outlines of the Glory façade are begin.
The bell towers get the height of 82 meters.

1923 – The gypsum models of the nave and the ceiling are carried out in scales 1/10 and 1/25

1924 – The sculptural group in stone of the Slaughter is placed.
Gaudí is under arrest September 11 (national Day of Catalonia) to attend in the church of the Saints Just i Pastor in Barcelona to the mass in memory of the Catalonian patriots and to refuse to speak in Spanish to the police.
The study of one of the pulpits is carried out.

1925 – Gaudí come to live inside the precinct of the Sagrada Família to be able to
follow closer the works.
November 30 the bell tower of Saint Barnabas is finished.

1926 – The Venetian mosaic for the north bell tower is received.
Gaudí been knocked down in the crossing of the Gran Via Avenue and Bailèn street of Barcelona by a trolley June 7. In consequence of the injuries he dies on the 10 in the Hospital of the Holy Cross and he is buried in the Crypt of the Sagrada Família on the 12.

1927 – The works of the temple are followed despite the death of Gaudí.

1930 – The four bell towers of the Nativity façade are finished.

1932 – The construction of the cypress of the central pinnacle begins.

1933 – The pinnacle of the Faith is finished.

1935 – The figures and the flashlight of the Hope and the flashlight of the Faith are finished.

1936 – Subsequently of the military coup that initiates the civil war
1936-1939, revolutionary groups burn the crypt, the Schools and the workshop of Gaudí where they break the scaled gypsum models.

1939 – The war finished, the restoration of the crypt is begin.
The architect Francesc Quintana and other collaborators, restore the models that will serve for restarting the temple construction.

1948 – The works to mount the South transept large window are taken up again with remained stones already prepared.

1952 – In occasion of the Barcelona International Eucharistic Congress, the flight of steeps of the
Nativity façade is built and the temple is illuminated.

1953 – The Council decides to build the Passion façade.

1954 – The Passion façade works begin, under the direction of the architects Quintana, Puig Boada and Bonet Garí.

1957 – The chapel of the crypt Baptistery is finished.

1958 – The Saint Joseph day, the group of the Birth of the sculptor J. Busquets is placed  on the genealogical column.
The walls of the basement of the bell towers of the Passion façade begin to be
built.

1961 – The Gaudí Museum is initiated into the crypt of the Passion façade.

1964 – The “conciliabuls” (literally places to speak quietly and secretly) are finished.

1965 – A carillon is installed. The elevator of the Nativity façade is inaugurated.

1966 – The group of the Annunciation by the sculptor J. Busquets is placed.
The bell towers of the Passion façade arrive at a height of 24 meters.

June 28 the architect Francesc Quintana, who  was so decisive in the recovery of the necessary material by the continuation of the works of the temple, dies.

1967 – The bell towers of the Passion façade arrive at the height of 30 meters and the columns of the portico to the 9 meters.

1970 – The bell towers of the Passion façade already arrive at the 46 meters and the columns of the portal under the level of the capitals.

1976 – In the 50 anniversary of the death of Gaudí and concretely
November 9, the Passion façade with the culmination of the pinnacles
of the four bell towers is finished.

1978 – The works begin of the naves walls.

1986 – The foundation of the naves begin.

1990 – The first sculptures by Josep Maria Subirachs are placed in the Passion façade.

1995 – Construction of the lateral naves vaults.

1998 – The construction of the central nave vaults begins.

2000 – The construction of the central nave vaults is finished.

2001 – The four columns of porphyry of the main altar in the centre of the transept are built.
The large central window of the Passion façade is built.

2002 – Works are in progress in the transept and apse vaults to close the interior space of the temple.



Extract of the last report of the Architect Director of the works Jordi Bonet: 
To December 2004 and according to a report of the architect director of the works Jordi Bonet i Armengol, that we summarize in very general terms, the state of the works at present in motion is the following one:
Crypt: Restoration and finishing works.
Apse: the vaults of the central chapels of the apse are being carried
out, the columns are to a height of 30 meters. The capitals of the columns of Saint Peter and Saint Paul are placed as the capitals of the eight columns of backup of the hyperbolic vault of the Virgin spire.
Passion façade: The walls of the patriarchs and the prophets raise above the basalt cornice. The Ascent sculpture in bronze of 5 meters long is on the gild process before installing it in its location to 60 meters of height.
Transept: the vaults are near to be closed to be able to build quick the two pending sections of the transept. The banister of 45 meters of the clerestory is very advanced and those of the vaults of the evangelists Marc and Lucas are being built to 55 m. what will permit to raise the vaults of the transept and the apse.
In July the large window upper with the Nativity side of the transept rose window, work of Vila-Grau was finished.

Cloisters: the closing glasses have been installed as the stone flooring. New furniture is prepared.
The access ramp from Mallorca and Sardenya street has been opened.
Vaults and central nave roof: Four of the pinnacles already are crowned by Eucharistic symbols.

Glory façade: The concrete structure of the Jube clerestory has been completed to 9 meters on the temple floor as other complementary works.

 

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