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40k visits/month on tattoo site- how to monetize it?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Barburon, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. Barburon

    Barburon Newbie

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    Hey,

    I own a big site on tattoos that gets me around 40k visitors a month and growing (will reach 100k in couple of months)..this site is all white hat.

    I got adsense but it brings me only 3-5 dollars a day..
    What would you suggest me to do?

    Thanks for the help
    Uri
     
  2. PedroJ

    PedroJ Registered Member

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    One word: affiliation!
     
  3. m0nster

    m0nster Senior Member

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    hey i just started doing aff for a cool website that i think might fit in well with that niche. maybe you would want to put up a banner for it as an aff. PM me if your interested
     
  4. qualo

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    I was searching for tattoos a while back and noticed one of the sites with loads of photos on it has made their page wider than my screen. On the right side of the page they have an adsense skyscraper. It is very hard to not click on the adsense when browsing the pics because i was always scrolling down to view more. I thought that was a brilliant trick. I never click adsense but must of done a few times on that site and I bet most people do so too.
     
  5. Barburon

    Barburon Newbie

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    All of you sending PM, i can't reply yet so pls send offer with your email.

    What kind of affiliation?

    Uri
     
  6. cooooookies

    cooooookies Senior Member

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    Start with clickbank and see how well it converts. There are some tattoo related products. Afaik, you can still use adsense - better check that to be sure. Next step are CPA offers. Join a company like copeac and find some related products.
     
  7. philly3

    philly3 Regular Member

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    I thought the clickbank tattoo products did really well. Try one of those and see if it converts well for you.
     
  8. N0H4T

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    There is a tattoo removal product called wrecking balm:

    Code:
    Wrecking Balm Tattoo Removal System | Remove your tattoo without a ...
     - 2 visits - Sep 5
    WreckingBalm Tattoo Removal System is a safe, in home, affordable, non-evasive way to fade away any unwanted tattoo, with three quick, easy steps.
    www.wreckingbalm.com/ - Cached - Similar
    Give that a try why not :)!!! Also try to figure out your audience to see what other
    products they might fit the profile for. One easy way is to go to:-
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    quantcast.com
    Enter your own site in or register it to be quantified, to check out the demographics
    and visitor profiling. You will get some useful insights, like what other sites your
    visitors might like and their rough age and split between the % of women
    to men etc.
    From this information you can figure out other products to flog to them...
    I hope this was a constructive answer and might have helped :)!!!!
     
  9. gurkoboy

    gurkoboy Junior Member

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    Tattoo niche is extremely difficult to monetize. CB products do NOT convert well. Push CPA offers until you figure something out, won't be easy though.
     
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  11. jdog37

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    I promote this product and conversions are miserable (at least for me). The main reason I think is because the product is available at walmart and it says it right on the page when someone follows your affiliate link.
    Why order it online when they can run down the road and buy it off the shelf?
    300 clicks and 1 sale from very targeted traffic.

    I agree. I have a tattoo related squidoo lens that was getting 30,000 hits a month back during the summer. I was pushing a couple of the CB products and I may have gotten 4-5 sales total this year.

    I have tried a few different things to monetize it but have not found anything that works. I think most people are just looking for pictures of tattoos and not really looking to buy anything.

    Good luck with your site...If you find something that works and don't mind sharing give me a shout.
     
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  12. myapps43

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    I vote for tattoo related Clickbank product. If you get enough traffic to your site you will get some sales.
     
  13. philly3

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    Exactly, better then $5 a day from adsense.
     
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    zoomsixx Senior Member Premium Member

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    I run ads for e-tattoo.com. It converts fairy well.
     
  15. Barburon

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    Hi guys thanks for your replies..lots of new ideas :)
    What do you think about selling tattoo designs as an affiliate? (tattoojhonny, tattoo-art and others..)..

    with about 1500 visits/day and growing any estimation on how much I can earn?

    Uri
     
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    Clickbank product :cool2:
     
  17. Lawrencess

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    If nothing else works for you. Create your own product.

    An ebook full of flash, or a membership online flash database, or a review guide to local tattoo places or sell at home tattoo kits (you can buy cheap from china)
     
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  18. eloquenceeee

    eloquenceeee Regular Member

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    If you have a stock tattoo image gallery (like example tattoos) put CPA offers on them so in order to get the image they need to complete an offer.
     
  19. krzysiekz

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    Well I'm not too sure if this is even REMOTELY applicable in this case or not, but assuming your visitors are mainly from one country and not even distributed world wide, why not call up some Tatoo shops in your country (or the area where most visitors come from) show them the site and show them how well it is ranking / how many visitors are going. Even if they only get 1% conversions, that 400 people per month? You could charge some good monthly fee to have their logo and number on there.. just saying :)
     
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    Gateways are always good for any site. For example you can force users to complete a survey before accessing the sites content. If you're having trouble finding a gateway then simply PM me.