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hundreds view counts at youtube but no traffic to my site

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by greendesert, Sep 8, 2008.

  1. greendesert

    greendesert Newbie

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    Hi

    I have a couple of videos at youtube and a few of them get around 300-400 views each per day. So, I was sort of testing the traffic to a site for marketing adult affiliate thing later. The video carries the website url.

    That site has just one page with the invisible stat counter. What I see is that even though the videos are still getting good views, the traffic to the site is not even in 2 digit overnight. But, we do see all those semi nude videos with the url watermarked and when you visit them, all are for adult affiliate promotion.

    Does that mean the guys watching youtube have got real ass smart ;) and know all about this ??
     
  2. surfspik

    surfspik Newbie

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    Traffic from most vids on youtube is less than 1% click through if you do something pretty clever you may get more but from my experience 1% is reasonable
     
  3. PauloPT

    PauloPT Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Stick with what you're doing over a longer period of time, may enjoy your video but they have to actually move their hands and type in the url. We all know that is a huge effort since most of them have one of their hands already occupied.
     
  4. jensca

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    well, I have the link typed in the description and yet no good results ?
     
  5. ty180sx

    ty180sx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    do you have a call to action in your video?
    or just url watermark?
    i find putting the call to action using annotation helps
     
  6. BigBlue

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    Sorry if this is a novice suggestion, but can't you put your url into the video description? I've seen people doing this on you(t)ube ... its becomes a clik-able link as well so that's one step saved for the users wanting to come to your site.

    Just a suggestion.
     
  7. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    you know, i don't rely on youtube for traffic.....what i do rely on it for is to get my link(s) indexed quickly
     
  8. richestguru

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    I personally see great results from YouTube. And that's without using tube increaser. You HAVE to put the clickable link in your description.