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Affiliate site, made $6.00 in a week. What now?

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by Wei, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. Wei

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    I run an amazon associates account and promote baby related niche and have been building it out HARD and have spent around $150 total between building the site, seo, adds etc.

    I have made a total of $6.00 in a week from several add sources and google adds are still being reviewed. Site has been up for 2 weeks with 700 views.

    Should I continue to experiment, and see what converts? I just don't want to continue to throw money at this thing if we only make $10 for every $100 spent. LOL

    Any advice would help
     
  2. Wei

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    Anyone here willing to chime in for some helpful insight? Thanks!
     
  3. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    2 week old site, don't panic

    Are you ranking for any keywords?

    Continue building and follow the guides on BHW
     
  4. Mrkoco

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    Keep an eye out for other businesses ..... You are putting all your eggs in one basket ... I honestly advice you to not spend any money on it till further notice
     
  5. Wei

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    We are currently the #1 result on the 2nd page of Google for our site & blog. We just need help with ideas about how to gain steady traffic. We have been focusing on social media posts, specifically targeting niche groups, but the CTR has been about only 3% of the total views. I am still reading through BHW to gather new ideas and tips on what needs to be done.
     
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    Test, Test, Test! You may have to spend to find the right traffic source, but once you do, you will make that money back in no time with those continual sales. Stick with it.
     
  7. Wei

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    This site is only one of our other 5 sites that we are building and growing to generate income. So would you say stop any FB promotions since like I said above, our CTR is only 3%?
     
  8. Wei

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    Thanks! We have been focusing just on FB traffic, I guess we need to research other ways of driving traffic since we are still fairly new to this.
     
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    Then look else where for traffic it is very obvious facebook is of no benefit to your niche........ you need to branch out and not box yourself
     
  10. Wei

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    True, thanks. I was also thinking about revisiting how our targeting audience is setup so we can really narrow it down. Is it considered bad practice to comment about our blog/marketplace on other sites, blogs, review articles or is that just basic linking?
     
  11. Mrkoco

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    It is very allowed...... As long as you use a profile that looks like a consumer/individual/customer.

    And you must be very stealth and legit while doing so
     
  12. Wei

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    Gotcha thanks, so just be linking along the lines of "Check out this other review thread" or "I found these articles about product xx here" , etc etc?
     
  13. whothefisalex

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    I also have a site in the baby niche, albeit an ecommerce site. just wandering what your FB ads CPC to website is? I am often getting clicks around $0.11.

    you say you have had 700visits so far, with only $6.00 earnings that's less than $0.01 per visitor, whats your ctr from website ---> amazon?
     
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    yeah you got it right
     
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    You Should keep testing and trying different tactics. Keep researching and tunning your tactics.
    good Luck!