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I'm Not Making any Money:/ Just Getting Visits!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by irock97, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. irock97

    irock97 Junior Member

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    Hey , I don't normally Post , just read. My site is at the #5 spot for a Keyword That gets 300 Searches a day according to Word Tracker. On average my site get's 100-150 Visits.

    I have AdSense installed on it and I can get a Nice CTR of 3-4% but my earnings never go above $0.50 Cent per Day. Despite some days of Getting up to 15 Clicks.

    I really want this site to be earnings allot better. I was Thinking Content Locking?

    Which ways can get me allot more Money? I don't think Adsense is working for me.

    This Week , I've made a grand totalk of $2.67!
     
  2. RandR

    RandR Registered Member

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    Seems like you have a low CPC niche, you could try replacing your adsense with product promotion banners seeing as you are getting the clicks.
    You might also be able to show higher paying ads (if they exist) by blocking the low paying ones.
    I don't think content locking is the best idea I would try a few things out before that.
     
  3. irock97

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    My ECPM is $2.59! Niche is Gaming. Their was a list some where on this forum , but I can't seem to find it.
     
  4. ActionTaker

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    Try affiliate marketing instead. Team up with a site that sells video games like amazon
     
  5. teqqy

    teqqy Newbie

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    The CPC of your niche is much to low to see substantial earnings, do some more keyword research and find another niche, but keep that site as well, you never know what could happen.
     
  6. irock97

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    But I would of through. Gaming? New games , Publishers have allot of Money to spend?

    Going to try CPA , and Amazon.
     
  7. mcgoohan6

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    I have a gaming site that gets 300-400 uniques a day, but has never converted well for me. I've tried a mixture of adsense, CPA, and affiliate and the demographic just doesn't convert well for the stuff that works on most other sites.

    I have had better luck with Amazon than anything else.

    I keep the site around because it does earn enough to pay for itself and it grows on it's own because it's an autoblog. But it's a tough demographic that I probably will never deal with again.
     
  8. irock97

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    It's so annoying. I think I'm going to give up on it, and move on. I will keep it for a couple of Months and content lock it. Or sell it.
     
  9. Sky Knight

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    adsense was never a good option regardless of how much uv you get. Try aff product, cb or whatever. Try placing ads or aff links in a position that you could get 50% ctr. You could make at least 1 sale a day, or more if the sale page is good.
     
  10. JuliaG1

    JuliaG1 Regular Member

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    Find a CPA about gaming promote it hard on your site, make some money, ditch the site and find a new niche.
     
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    Be patient..money will come soon..
     
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    How to do that please elaborate a little.
    Thanks
     
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    I am also in the same boat as yours.
    I am focusing on getting more visitors right now.
    I am also getting rpm around 2$
     
  14. srb888

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    I think you are using keywords (which are binging you some traffic, of course) which are not money-making keywords. Don't drop those keywords or those pages, just try to find better "paying" or money-making keywords on other web pages and try to rank for those as well as get more focused / targeted traffic based on those keywords. Also get good back-links to those (internal) web pages specifically. Monetize those pages, write great content which will lead the visitors to those specific advertisements and then your site will do great. :)

    So find those great money-making keywords suitable to your niche first... Also understand that Adsense on such potentially money-maker pages will only result in Adsense taking your visitors away (to its own advertisers' web pages) from your web pages while paying you peanuts. So use a good (clever) strategy for such pages also.
     
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    1 + (Idiots x CPA) = $Money$
    why do you settle yourself with adsense?...you earn cents in it not dollahs

    atleast now wake up and move onto bigger stuff...CPA...gaming is a hot niche and i dunno why some of you guys are not able to monetize it...hop into a cpa network and get some email submits or app installs...and incent them...

    just normal stuff with a twist :D
     
  16. irock97

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    My Keyword: Halo Reach Cheats

    Any one know of some Good CPA Networks? and some good Gaming ones?

    I'm going to take your advice , Thank you. Adsense is coming of tonight. I've had enough! Also got Amazon on their!

    Already got 5 Clicks , but no sales:/
     
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    You should go on clickbank and try selling related gaming guides.
     
  18. srb888

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    Do a G search to find the network which has something for you >>
    Code:
    site:offervault.com halo reach cheats
    There can definitely be a lot more of those, surely, for other related keywords! :)
     
  19. irock97

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    Tried that. Put it up for a week , below the fold and got 25 Clicks but no sales. The Page had 1,100 Page impressions:/

    I'm going to try CPA. I think I could easily get $10 a day with that.
     
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    I was in the gaming niche before and I had the same problem. I left adsense alone and went with CPA banners instead.

    This is what I think you should do...Get some offers related or closely related to gaming - the ones that convert, just research. And get some kind of banner rotator script and test, test, test... You will make a lot more then using adsense for income. Don't use content locking unless your content is killer, just use banner CPA ads. Hope that helps a little...