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Got a cheap traffic source - which offer would you promote?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by MoscheBimsstein, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. MoscheBimsstein

    MoscheBimsstein Newbie

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    Hey there,

    I have found a very cheap traffic source (contextual ads, highly targeted by category, CPC of $0.01) but since my only experience is with AdSense I'm now looking into other monetization strategies.

    My ideas / what I tried so far:
    1. AdSense: worked great, made a three-digit profit each day with a CTR of ~2% and CPCs between $0.50 and $1.50... until some day account was banned (I have no clue why; I did *everything* to make sure the site was compliant)
    2. Amazon: built a small website around products found on Amazon, such as iPhones etc., and put my affiliate-link there. Anyone know the conversion rates here? I know how it converts once the user is on Amazon - but if I send 1,000 visitors to *my* site then what do you think how many of them will click my affiliate-link going to Amazon? I know it depends on layout, wording etc. - I'm just looking for a rough number here, based on your experience. Any framework/Amazon-site-builders you can recommend?
    3. ClickBank: tried that for the same type of product as in above "1."; had zero conversions, CB is probably not suited for my traffic source
    4. ???
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    The traffic source itself is fine as it worked very well with Google, I checked GA and all that. Nothing funny there. I'm just not very knowledgable about what type of offer could work here as my CB failure deterred me a bit...

    Oh by the way, the traffic is 95% U.S.-based.

    I appreciate any ideas you can come up with... :)

    Thanks!
    M.
     
  2. Patel

    Patel Senior Member

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    Adsense will ban you if your sending traffic like that, happened to me too.

    What you promote depends entirely on what niche your traffic is. If your getting junk traffic, nothing you promote will convert. You need targetted traffic and a specific product to promote.
     
  3. MoscheBimsstein

    MoscheBimsstein Newbie

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    But the traffic was converting well on AdSense, as in: they did click on the Ads in a natural way. As said before, CTR was ~2% and CPC $0.50 - $1.50.

    The traffic is very targeted, across many different categories. I tried a health product on CB, didn't work at all.

    How about #2 - Amazon? Could that work if I direct targeted traffic (using the above mentioned source) to my website, promote few products there and hope for the users to click on the link to Amazon?
     
  4. interwent

    interwent Newbie

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    PM me you traffik source and I will provide you with optimal CPA offers for that source