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Am i being shaved?!?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by itank27, Nov 7, 2014.

  1. itank27

    itank27 Junior Member

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    [TH="class: ac thDate, align: center"]Date[/TH] [TH="class: ac thNumber, align: center"]Impressions[/TH] [TH="class: ac thNumber, align: center"]Gross Clicks[/TH] [TH="class: ac thNumber, align: center"]Unique Clicks[/TH] [TH="class: ac thNumber, align: center"]Clicks[/TH] [TH="class: ac thNumber, align: center"]Conversions[/TH] [TH="class: ac thNumber, align: center"]Payout[/TH] [TH="class: ac thNumber, align: center"]RPC[/TH] [TR="class: stat even"] [/TR] [TR="class: stat odd"] [/TR] [TR="class: stat even"] [/TR] [TR="class: stat odd"] [/TR] [TR="class: stat even"] [/TR] [TR="class: stat odd"] [/TR] [TR="class: stat even"] [/TR] [TR="class: stat"] [/TR]
    2014-11-06 671 81 71 71 0 $0.00 $0.002014-11-05 453 71 59 59 2 $4.24 $0.072014-11-04 133 16 14 14 1 $9.20 $0.662014-11-03 7 0 0 0 0 $0.00 $0.002014-11-02 27 16 14 14 0 $0.00 $0.002014-11-01 15 3 2 2 0 $0.00 $0.002014-10-31 4 0 0 0 0 $0.00 $0.00 1,310 187 160 160 3 $13.44 $0.08

    These are my earnings for this week ... WTF! I won't say the CPA/PPD network which I'm in as not to slander it, but this is really getting RIDICULOUS! All of my traffic comes from SEO, and my niche is free game cracks. Is this normal guys? Can you explain to me why this is happening? Am I HEAVILY being shaved? I feel like just giving up! =(
     
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  2. sashablack

    sashablack Elite Member

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    I don't think you are being shaved, more like what ever you are promoting does not convert very well!

    -Sasha
     
  3. Hawkster

    Hawkster Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Giving up is not an option. Just try something else.
     
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    Try to change the offer maybe you are promoting wrong offer to wrong people :)
     
  5. WORK@HOME

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    If you were getting good conversions before with the same traffic, then yes you are being shaved.
     
  6. itank27

    itank27 Junior Member

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    Yes I will try PPI now
     
  7. itank27

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    It was converting well last week, I made 150$ :/
     
  8. Paper-Boy

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    Have you tried contacting your AM? Would definitely let them know what's going on since it appears you are being shaved.
     
  9. K.H.R

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    Dont spam the forum. I am in doubt, this post is you main target or you just posted this threads for posting your links/affiliate links?

    Why have you build Backlinks in this post? Just remove all links under (Date, Impressions, Gross Clicks, Unique Clicks, Clicks, Conversions, Payout, RPC )
    Proof Image: http://i.imgur.com/yK6fIdY.jpg?1

    Same to sashablack. I dont see anything here that you are being shaved. Its good as you are getting these from SEO.
     
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  10. Mosic

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    Just quit....lol just playing, look around different networks ;)
     
  11. royserpa

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    IMO stop promoting fake hack BS.
    Once you do that, watch your CR skyrocket!

    I'm still on incentive cpa offers, but I don't promote BS fake hacks or fake stuff, I deliver high quality stuff. The audience is happy and come back ;)

    My CR is around 12-15%
     
  12. itank27

    itank27 Junior Member

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    Hey sorry man! I had no idea that those were links, I copy pasted the chart from the website. Removed!
     
  13. itank27

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    Yes, I contacted him and he said "We don't shave, but we don't like working with people that accuse us so you can just leave the network"... and I probably will. Too bad I've tried over 10 CPA networks and they all seem F*cked!
     
  14. diemou

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    You are not shaved at all because ur CTR is less than 20% which means NO ONE is interested in completing offer / survey. You are very lucky to get at least 14 dollars. You need to start work at conversion and how to convice customers and visitors instead of bashing network.

    Here is what 80% of visitors do on your site: 1. visit your site 2. They think hmm what a crap 3. click on your cpa/ppd link and leave. and 10-20% of them click offer just to see what happens and LEAVE. So you are very lucky to get 14 dollars.

    So task for you is to think as dumb ass who look for cracks and cr@p like that and make them convice. Hit at least 40% CTR for first. And try to get at least 50% that will mean they are at least a bit interested to complete survey and you will make like 10x times more money than now.

    /edit too bad you tried 10 cpa networks but only who failed is you. Deal with it and adapt and make it better ! Good luck .
     
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  15. hopsie2

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    Are you being paid per click or per conversion? Perhaps you should move your monetisation to adsense as you would get paid per click regardless of conversion.
    70 clicks @ $0.10 will earn you $7 for example and that even assumes a low cpc. Unless your model isnt good enough for adsense
     
  16. itank27

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    I'm being paid by conversion, but I really don't think adsense will pay me this much for this cheap, freebie seeking traffic! I think PPI will be better for me at this point, it's a shame that PPI networks seem to be in a even worse shape than PPD...
     
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    then try buysellads. I use them for my PPI and you can get anywhere between $0.7 to $2 per 1000 depending on your niche.
     
  18. itank27

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    Man, my website is pretty convincing. Last week I was getting over 50% CTR, and 20% CR, but my traffic was much lower. That is why I felt like I was being shaved. But this week my traffic exploded from SEO, and NO ONE is interested in downloading the surveys. A large portion of my traffic traffic, I saw from Google Webmasters, were searching for *game niche* torrent. Which is strange because it's a keyword which I never targeted, and these people would never do surveys so maybe that's the problem. I guess I will have to keep trying things out. It's just really annoying knowing that you have a lot of traffic which can be easily monetized, but you just can't find out how :(
     
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    Do you mean buying traffic with them or selling traffic?? If its buying, do they convert well?
     
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    You *could* be getting shaved but not likely. The volume you're sending isn't worth shaving.

    Is all the click traffic equally qualified? Are you suddenly getting new keywords that aren't qualifying the traffic as buyers? That could explain it.

    Not all traffic is created equal. It's not just traffic volume but traffic quality that matters.