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How do you improve the affiliate links CTR on YouTube

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by gvncerri, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. gvncerri

    gvncerri Regular Member

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    How do you improve the Click Through Rate on the URL you place in the description of the video (whether it's your own website or a domain that redirect to a Clickbank offer)?

    Even if the video goes viral and gets tons of views the link in the description is not very visible and gets few clicks.

    Do you place an on-screen annotation indicating the link below? or you place the webaddress on screen hoping that people will manually digit it in the address bar?

    First time I ask this and I'm very curious.

    Thanks to all answerers
     
  2. mootonandy

    mootonandy Supreme Member

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    On the last few seconds of the video put a big arrow saying click the link below.
     
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  3. gvncerri

    gvncerri Regular Member

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    So I suppose you upload very short video because you must be sure that they are viewed untill the end, do you?
     
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    stallion45d Regular Member

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    Any king of voiceover saying "click on the link below" works great for this. Much better than annotations or arrows. If it is a soft-sexy female voice, then better. Use fiverr for this, many professionals would do it only for 5 dollars. Always include the logo of the product in video. Always use a related domain.com to redirect and cloack the affiliate link. Many people donĀ“t buy just for the fact they see someone is making a commission from the sale. MAKE THE VIDEO LOOK LIKE IF IT BELONGED TO THE SAME COMPANY THEY ARE GOING TO PURCHASE FROM. Is better the spend one week to make a good video , than upload one crap 100 times and pray to god for a sale.

    . I normally get a 15%-20% Crt on my videos. Just care to the minimal detail. After you finish the video watch it 3 or 4 times and ask yourself if you would buy. If not, then do the video again.
     
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  5. MrDoru

    MrDoru Regular Member

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    I know I'm getting a very old post out of the grave but @stallion45d I call your 15% complete bullshit.
    I've been doing some youtube marketing of my own, got some metrics from other people as well, different niches, different products and none, I mean none had 2 digit CTR's...

    anyone else agrees with me?
    I mean, I have a 1% CTR and I consider that enormously and performing excellent.

    If I had a 10% CTR I would be making $30,000/month recurring income in 30 days!
    So please, please please, stop with the BS!
     
  6. Detect0r

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    Upload video with quality and title should be very targeted
     
  7. MrDoru

    MrDoru Regular Member

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    are you serious?
    and I thought that I should upload crappy videos, not target anything and expect results. (*sarcasm* - saying this because I think you might not get it)

    I used to love this forum so much...USED!
     
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    WayneInc Senior Member

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    On the last few seconds of the video put a big arrow saying click the link below.this is perfect to try..some affiliate video get clicked by this and some dont.​



     
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    Tell the affiliate to improve, ask it why its not improving then it will tell you the reason and then tell it to fix itself.