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Discussion in 'Clickbank' started by staseo, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. staseo

    staseo Newbie

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    Hi people, I am pretty frustrated:
    I have a soccer news related website with more than 70K monthly uniques. (took me more than 3 years to get to this volume).

    Here is the traffic data:

    1. Most of them organic, 70% are returning visitors
    2. Countries:
    United States
    Indonesia
    South Africa
    Netherlands
    India
    Nigeria
    Uganda
    Kenya
    Brazil

    3. Most of the traffic from mobile devices - 90% (!)
    4. Devices: smartphones/ semi smartphones

    My first monetization method was Adsense, and it sucks - paid for my hosting expenses but almost no revenue. (Low RPM and low CTR - aka ad blindness.)
    Affiliate's methods - this is what I prefer, but unable to figure out what kind of products I can convert well with my type of traffic.

    For the last 6 month, I tried the following products from ClickBank and Amazon:
    -Betting tips
    -Soccer predictions
    -Soccer training
    -T-shirts & clothes
    -Betting portals (like bet365 and so on)
    -Automotive related
    -TV streaming
    -Printed checks
    -Dating
    -Jobs/work from home related
    -Cell gadgets and much more ....

    Zero conversions... Not even one :(
    Any ideas please?
     
  2. DeadJoe

    DeadJoe Regular Member

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    You have 70K monthly uniques, there's a lot you can do. Go ahead and try amazon. sell t-shirts, soccer balls? other sports apparel. Autographs, collectibles, sports memorabilia? You'll make a nice cut off of that kind of stuff.

    Almost forgot AUTOGRAPHS! that has to sell! People like personal stuff, I know I do and would buy it.

    Lastly, make sure you are entering in your affiliate links properly. Do you links at least show hops if no sales?

    Good Luck and let us know how it goes.
     
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  3. staseo

    staseo Newbie

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    Thanks Joe,
    t-shirts, soccer balls and other sports apparel - not converting at all. Did that.
    Autographs, collectibles, sports memorabilia - didn't try yet, thanks!
    Other thoughts?
     
  4. DeadJoe

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    do they have soccer cards? like baseball cards? Another thing you can try maybe use pay per download sites offer them shit like personal pictures of some really famous soccer player with a content locker.
     
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  5. cmghoops32

    cmghoops32 Registered Member

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    How mobile optimized is your site? You mentioned ad blindness and the fact 90% of your traffic is mobile
     
  6. TheUnborn

    TheUnborn Elite Member

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    If you have 70k monthly unique,sell links on your site,sell advertisement banners,text links etc
     
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  7. kharm

    kharm Power Member

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    Try talking to your visitors via email, and ask them why they come to your site. we have no idea about your visitors
     
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  8. staseo

    staseo Newbie

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    Very optimized - mobile version with responsive design
     
  9. staseo

    staseo Newbie

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    This is a good idea. I am so dumb (or lazy) that don't have aweber collector (just banners and links to vendors)
     
  10. acidol2

    acidol2 Supreme Member

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    Word.

    Try email marketing dude, see if you can get some emails, and host a giveaway for users.
    Put it on a viral script, and have people refer their friends to unlock some kinda gift related to soccer.

    Use the emails you collected to start sending traffic to the giveaway, to build a bigger list.
    Then promote clickbank products with that list.

    You can always sell links too, or try CPA offers related to soccer?
     
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  11. DatMoney

    DatMoney Regular Member

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    What about theme? Is it mobile friendly? Are you sure your adsense units show properly on mobile devices?
     
  12. staseo

    staseo Newbie

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    Sure, can see hops. Almost no server calls, no sales
     
  13. staseo

    staseo Newbie

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    Optimized, looks great
     
  14. staseo

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    Couldn't find any CPA in soccer niche
     
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    you can talk to your visitors are to what more they are expecting from you... talk to them through emails or may be you can create an online chatting link or a section where they can click and post their feedback
     
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    Is there a reason 90% of them are mobile?

    With 70K per month, 90% mobile traffic and 70% returning I'd get an app designed.
     
  17. VinceC

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    70k unique visitors yet no conversion??? Hardly the case. Either you targeted the wrong crowd or the products you selling.
     
  18. staseo

    staseo Newbie

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    I think that the main reason that the mobile ver. is simple & good, that works well even with older devices, that can not handle an app
     
  19. internetlol

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    I would do what a poster above said and try to collect emails. Give people the option to comment on articles and make them sign up to do it.
     
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    Build an App and tell people to download them and put banner ads on it.