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Having zero success with Yahoo! Answers

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by comanche, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. comanche

    comanche Junior Member

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    Has anyone here had success through Yahoo! Answer methods? I started posting various cloaked, redirected CPA offers with my level 2 accounts two weeks ago and so far I have made $1.05 :(

    Most of my offers have been email submits and I've done a bit of keyword research but it's not working nearly as well as I hoped (and read) it would be. I try to make my answers as believable as possible and act like whatever I'm promoting is a great product/service. Should I spam my links more? I've only been posting my links in a couple of answers every few days
     
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  2. blackhataffiliate

    blackhataffiliate Senior Member

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    I never had any luck with posting cpa offers. I always did well promoting credit cards and other financial products. I made sure my answers were always top notch and related the product specifically to their problem.
     
  3. Eco'o

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    Have you evet tried CL ?
     
  4. beaglejuice

    beaglejuice Power Member

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    You made $1.05 with what you're doing. Do it 100 more times and you'll be making $100.05. Then you can refine what you're doing and make double that. I think you're on your way to being successful. :D
     
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    the key to yahoo answers is to make you're answer relivant and non-spammy. Also put up an offer that is relivant to their query in some fashion. IE dating advise . put up match.com offer of some fashion. put a little blurb about YOUR success.
     
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    virus_1720 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I've never had success with yahoo answers
     
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  7. thxflash

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    There are other answer websites similar to yahoo answers out there. Some people don't generate any cash, but you at least you made some money. Keep going and try new methods. Craigslist and Backpage are doing pretty well for me. Best of luck to you.
     
  8. yoyas

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    You have to build a reputation on Yahoo Answers, don't send links directly to your CPA offers, use a landing page explaining why it is useful for them. And never look spammy.
     
  9. da buck

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    Email submits don't work well with YA. Like yoyas said, make a landing page about the product. There is a lot of potential, you just have to make sure you have the right niche. I've made between 500-1000 a month every month this year of YA and I really don't put much effort into it (probably less than 2 hours a week).
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  10. pbrouse

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    I ran into a problem with backpage. I posted my fathers beach vacation house for rent (legit ad that I also run on CL) and 3 times in a row it got flagged and removed. On the flip side I also posted a more spam looking post and it stayed up. Was it haters that flagged my beach house ad?
     
  11. cnwelf

    cnwelf Regular Member

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    1 reputation on Yahoo Answers( suggest you buy some accounts)

    2 reply question with some cpa offer

    my friend use this way. get about 50-300 /day
     
  12. pbrouse

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    how much do the accounts usually cost?
     
  13. cnwelf

    cnwelf Regular Member

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    depends
     
  14. hannahbanana

    hannahbanana Registered Member

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    Yahoo Answers used to be as simple as sticking your affiliate link in slightly relevant text, but not so much anymore.

    As others have said, you do really need to look like you're providing actual value to people. It's hard work, but once you've got your systems down you can make a couple hundred a day with it.
     
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    It could have been the pesky CL community too. But if it gets flagged pretty quickly it may be haters or just auto-flaggers. Or you may have been using an auto-responder, then people in the community will throw down the flags.
     
  16. Ed4252

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    Yahoo Answers isn't worth using for these CPA offers
     
  17. trex191

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    It has to be related and also popular so many people will see it. I usually just use it to drive traffic to a website and than get them to see a offer that they like or so.
     
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    I tried using Yahoo Answers, but my accounts just kept getting banned. I made the posts real authentic as well, with one link hidden within a paragraph of about 100-200 words.

    Where am i going wrong?
     
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    Were you using the same answer over and over again for different questions?
     
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    zZeus BANNED BANNED

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    I used different posts, but the same link..

    I never duplicated any answers.

    Maybe it was some guy who doesn't want me to make money :)