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Is it possible to buy traffic and make money with CPM ads?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BeerMe, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. BeerMe

    BeerMe Registered Member

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    First off, I want to say that I?m not talking about buying bot traffic. I want to buy real traffic and try to make money off of CPM ads. What I really want to do, is break even or make a little profit while buying traffic to my site. I want to grow the traffic to my site with as little overall out of pocket cost as possible. Can this be done using CPM ads? I don?t have a product that I?m trying to sell and I have a viral type of site that is in need of traffic. More importantly, I want it to grow over time and for that I?ll probably need bought traffic.
     
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    Well the best answer anyone can probably give is: it depends.

    Depends on your product
    Depends on your copy
    Depends on your traffic

    If anything's 'off' about any of those 3 your conversion will take a huge hit and you'll be burning money. But yes, ofcourse it can be done, and is being done! Just don't expect an overnight success.
     
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  4. BeerMe

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    I'm still a little curious about my question. I read the replies and I'm still not sure of the answer. Can you at the very least break even buying traffic while using CPM ads? How difficult is it to do?
     
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    I am researching the same thing and I am slowy finding out that yes we can but need lots of trial and error. Because of following:
    what I used to think "Buy quality traffic" -> "Landing page" -> "Money"
    but I was dead wrong!
    it should be more like "Buy quality traffic" -> "Collect data of that traffic" -> "Reflect on that data and make changes" -> "Buy that same quality traffic" -> "landing page" -> "Money"
     
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