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12 Squidoo Lenses + 20 High PR Backlinks for each = No Results

Discussion in 'Other Affiliate Programs' started by owilliams, Jun 27, 2009.

  1. owilliams

    owilliams Registered Member

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    Dear all,

    I'm fairly new here and first would just like to say how amazed I am by this place. Hopefully there might be someone here who can help me.

    I am involved in the 'teeth whitening' niche. I have 12 specific long tail keywords I am targeting with 12 lenses. These are all optimized for their specific keyword.

    Here is a quick list so you can see what I mean:

    http://www.squidoo.com/make-my-teeth-whiter
    http://www.squidoo.com/how-to-whiten-your-teeth-today
    http://www.squidoo.com/How-to-get-whiter-teeth-today
    http://www.squidoo.com/how-to-whiten-teeth-at-home
    http://www.squidoo.com/Tips-For-Whitening-Teeth
    http://www.squidoo.com/Professional_Home_Teeth_Whitening
    http://www.squidoo.com/Idol_White
    http://www.squidoo.com/White_Celebrity_Teeth
    http://www.squidoo.com/Safe_Home_Teeth_Whitening
    http://www.squidoo.com/teeth_whitening_secrets
    http://www.squidoo.com/Get_Pearly_White_Teeth
    http://www.squidoo.com/Celebrity_White_Teeth

    Traffic:
    I have a combined total of 23 views in the last 7 days from these lenses.
    On my affiliate panel, I only have 4 unique IP's recorded on the capture pages of the affiliate products advertised. So my click-through rate isn't great.

    Profit:
    I made one sale in May, and 1 sale earlier this month - when only 5 of these lenses were live.

    My aim is to make 1 sale, per lens, per month. This should make a nice $250/month (CPA offer = Approx. $25). You might think that's not too ambitious.. but I'm just trying to find a formula that works before I try and expand.
    My ultimate aim is to make around 500 similar lenses.. which would have a theoretical profit of 25*500 = $12,500. A little more impressive.

    What am I doing wrong?

    Owain
     
  2. Biscut

    Biscut Regular Member

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    oxonbeef BANNED BANNED

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    The only link I could get to work was the big arrows.
     
  4. wild1

    wild1 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    What are you talking about?

    The big arrow is an option for Squidoo if you have never been there...
     
  5. owilliams

    owilliams Registered Member

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    I get what he means, the html for the links to the product within the txt of some of the lenses are faulty. I will see to it asap.
    Thanks for the heads up!
     
  6. businessbira

    businessbira Power Member

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    Well, dude: targeting long-tails keywords randomly doesn't mean you're gonna have a lot of traffic with no competion.

    Maybe you got keywords that does get a few search a month ---> fix: use research tools like google.com/keywords

    or you're not competitive enough to show up on the higher spots of G's first page (i.e. your on-page seo is good, what about backlinks?) --->fix: right here you got a black hat brave new world just looking into your eyes waiting to teach how to seo the pros way.

    and btw YOU ARE DOING NOTHING WRONG. YOU ARE JUST LEARNING. So make it big!
     
  7. popcrdom29

    popcrdom29 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    owilliams you will have to get a lot more traffic in order to make conversions. Here are some tips that I've learned in the past, you should do some of the following.

    Download Squidoo Queen ebook and optimize your lenses according to the ebook. It's shared here somewhere here in the forum, just do a search for it. If you can't find it then PM me with your email address. I'll send it to you.

    The higher your lenses rank, the more natural traffic they will get. In order for them to rank higher, you will have to get more traffic whether it's real or fake. How do you get more traffic? Buy some cheap traffic from 1millionwebsitehits or webvisitorsnow. I find these two to be really cheap. You can also look on eBay to find people who provide cheap traffic. There's also a Squidoo lens ranker floating around the forum.

    With these you have to have a main website in order to get traffic. Once your site is approved and set up for cheap traffic all you have to do is redirect your main website to your squidoo lenses. Keep in mind that you don't want to get thousands of hits per day on each lens. In order to rank high, you must get hits steadily over time; say 4-7 days. You will see a steady increase in your lenses rank. Also, if you get too many hits per day per lens, that will draw a red flag and might get your lenses deactivated.

    Once your lenses are ranked in the top ten, you will start to get more natural hits from people who are actually searching for your products. Remember to keep a steady of flow of cheap traffic to your lenses and you will stay in the top 10.

    Trust me, all of this works. I've done it many times in the past. I also hope it works out for you too.
     
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  8. IMGold

    IMGold Newbie

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    popcrdom29 - good guide and effective. Yes, the Squidoo Queen's methods really worked well.

    Cheers!
     
  9. SpazzyMcSpazz

    SpazzyMcSpazz Regular Member

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    what popcrdom29 said.
    you can't just expect those squidoo crappy pages to magicaly bring you millions of visitors. I guess it used to work some years ago, but you should at least use hubpages if you're making a bunch of niche sites.
     
  10. Zo0mer

    Zo0mer Registered Member

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    Also, the two I checked out, seem to have been locked for review, good luck getting them open again.

    You would be better off having less lenses and work on them more, and actually make them have decent content.

    Good luck.
     
  11. vickitim

    vickitim Registered Member

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    Squidoo isn't what it used to be. You do have to make quality lenses. Spend more time improving your best lenses.
     
  12. tssen

    tssen Junior Member

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    LOL they are locked how long did it take u to do 12 lens? LOL