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Bought some traffic, CPA links not getting clicked

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Paczeh, Apr 22, 2015.

  1. Paczeh

    Paczeh Newbie

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    Hi guys,

    I recently made a website to earn a little bit of side money. The general premise was to create this website which offers an amount of money for completing some offers from AdWork Media, and then never really following up on the incentive. I originally had these links being sent through an email service (Aweber), however, Aweber would send the client an email asking to confirm their subscription with my website before sending them my email. I resorted to just flat out having 301 redirected links on the front page, as seen in the picture below.

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    I was advised that the best way to get people clicking these links was to buy traffic. So I purchased some human traffic from a provider. So far, the Google tracking link I was supplied says near 1000 people have visited my site. However, when I go to my AdWork Media account I have no clicks on my links.

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    What is going wrong here, and how can I fix it?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Bartholomew

    Bartholomew Regular Member

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    Are you sure the traffic you purchased is actually "human"?
     
  3. Paczeh

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    I purchased through MaxVisits (Can't add links yet but a Google search will bring them up) and it says: "Real and unique human website traffic, no bots" and "Your website is seen by genuine visitors. 24-hour unique visitors."

    Is there some sort of technicality with their wording or am I getting genuine visitors who just aren't clicking the links? Here's a tracking link they sent me if you want to have a look:
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    (Have to go with pictures at the moment, can't post URLs).
     
  4. Weblycos

    Weblycos Senior Member

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    I hope i am wrong but i heard maxvisits traffic doesn't covert. I only tested once with them . Had no luck
     
  5. Paczeh

    Paczeh Newbie

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    Part of me hopes that's the case, part of me hopes it's just my website and I can freeze the traffic until I fix it. Is there anywhere I can get ~500-1000 human traffic samples, or for around $1? Or is there a service you can suggest?

    Lesson learned, always sample a service.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  6. praetserge

    praetserge Power Member

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    bought traffic is mainly to improve your site stats to show off that you have lots of visitors, don't expect to sell anything to those "visitors".
     
  7. singhavn

    singhavn Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You can turn off the double optin confirmation in aweber so it will send the email confirmation to your list
     
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    BigTroll Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
    Maxvisits is a piece of SHIT (sorry, I know the owner is member here also)
     
  9. Paczeh

    Paczeh Newbie

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    Huh, a buddy of mine was telling me you can buy human traffic and get a fairly good conversion. Is this not true?
     
  10. praetserge

    praetserge Power Member

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    yeah, you can get conversions, if you buy traffic from google or bing through their adverts.

    haven't seen a single thread yet where person buys "human" traffic which converts.
     
  11. Xp3r7

    Xp3r7 Regular Member

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    Just think about it. If you have converting traffic, are you gonna sell it for $1/1000?
     
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    Why would you buy traffic without knowing where it's coming from?

    Think about it...even if you assume it's human traffic, you have no idea what the person's mindset is. You don't know what they're looking for, you don't know their needs, you don't know what they were doing before you clicked through, you don't even know if they're male or female.

    If you could just buy random traffic without knowing the source and drive it to random CPA offers profitably, why wouldn't everyone just do it? It'd be like printing money.
     
  13. Automated

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    You must be dreaming if you think you can get 1,000 unique visitors to see an offer for $1 and have any shot at a conversion...

    You want converting traffic? Get ready to spend some real money.
     
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    Aatrox Supreme Member

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    Your lander is terrible haha But yeah, are those visits really human visits? Anyone can sell traffic with some tool that will just generate visits and that's it.
     
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    better to try with new landing page
     
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    I believe OP is new and assume this theory:

    1000 real traffic clicks for $1
    Let give you a 1% conversation rate.

    10 person buy your product.. let say $5
    So you earn $50 .

    So if you buy 100 times the traffic.. and you earn $5000
    That is easy money.. if only it's work.

    Too bad buddy, buying traffic is not so easy.

    I pay up to $12 CPM to get only 15-20 clicks. Paying $1 for 1000 clicks and expect them to be real? No way lol
     
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  17. Paczeh

    Paczeh Newbie

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    Thanks for an explanation, rather than just going "lol no doesn't work". Much more helpful!
    But yeah, I thought about all this after I bought the traffic and it didn't make sense to me that these people would sell traffic for $10/10000 if they could be earning $5000 from that amount of traffic.

    Edit: Don't need any more replies, lock this if you like.