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[Journey] How much can I make with g2a goldmine

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by pandemie, Jan 27, 2016.

  1. pandemie

    pandemie Newbie

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    Hi, I'm a full time marketer for 2 years now and make most of my money through lead generation in the german financial nice. I would like to start a little fun project to keep me entertained and maybe make some money in the meantime. I already started to promote g2a a month ago and generated already over 800 level 1 members but only made like 130€ from that. I'm not sure if the program is worth a lot of effort as the payouts are very low but I will try it for a few month with minimal effort and see if I can hit a few big guys which will make me money.

    For everybody who doesn't know g2a goldmine:

    just google for the links as I'm not allowed to post links because of my join date and post count.

    g2a is a shop and also marketplace for game keys and is offers an affiliate program called "goldmine" which you can find under the link above. You can generate a reflink under "my profile" and everytime a user clicks in the link it will set a cookie. If the user will sign-up with your cookie set you will earn for every purchase he will make on g2a shop or marketplace. The duration of the cookie is 2 years so a very long time. That means the user who clicked your link doesn't need to sign up right away to get signed-up under you but will be under you also if he signs up in the next 2 years. That's a very good cookie duration as amazons cookie for example has only a duration of 24 hours.


    The negative part is the amount of the comission you will get paid for every purchase as it is very low. Most of the commissions I got are like 15 cent or so per purchase so you need a big downline.


    I will post my progress here at least once or week.


    screenshot from my account:


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    I'm promoting g2a through paid traffic and paid $245,73 for the traffic so my earnings look like this ( I will use a 1:1 conversion for USD/EUR):

    earnings: 132,88
    cost: 245,73

    sum: -112,85
     
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  2. Neon

    Neon BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

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    Yep G2A pays very low, that's why you need to have a lot of guys in Level 1 / Level 2. Good Luck ;)
    I've checked my G2A stats now and for 29 people in Level 1 I've made 16.51 Euro LOOL I totally forgot this :D It's time for cashout.
    How do you promote your links ?
     
  3. Pergonde

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    Yeah, was planning to include g2a into a project of mine. But seems like I'm going to sell this project as my plans with the german market have changed. :)
    Good look with your journey!
     
  4. Furioceki

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    I tried this as well, but with no luck through Twitter advertisement. How did you make those level 1 team members?
     
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    Neon BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

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    Me ? I was running fb ads and spamming fb groups.
     
  6. pandemie

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    I'm using paid traffic with a twist so at least it is hands free. That reminds me to add the cost I paid for the traffic so far to reflect the real earnings. I will not reveal my conversion method for now but maybe later. I paid $245,73 so I'm not even breakeven now but I optimized the campaign in the last days so cost are smaller and the earnings should grow as well.
     
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    Just continue scaling it up, your paid traffic seems to convert well. I'll like to ask if your conversion method is black or white hat?

    Peace,
    VXS
     
  8. pandemie

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    hm I would answer it like that: it's is not illegal and also not against the terms of the program so its technically white hat. But if they would know what I'm doing they probably wouldn't like it but I don't know if they would really care as this program is highly used by spammers and they are worse than what I do.
     
  9. VeyronXS

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    Affirmative, thanks for the response. I hope you have a fun time scaling up to max.. they can't fraud you
     
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    Try out some more lucrative affiliate platforms as G2A seems to compete a little less successfully in comparison.

    Amazon, eBay Partners or any direct platform might do better.

    I wouldn't trust them with volume because most top tier G2A affiliates disappear into what was mentioned above.
     
  11. pandemie

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    yes man, I know. I also have ebay and amazon campaigns. This is not a real serious try to get rich or something but only a "fun" campaign for entertainment and to see how much I can make with it. I'm really curious about the 2 year cookie duration and the 3 level referral program and want to see how this affects earnings. But I make my day money otherwise...
     
  12. bennyorozco

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    Following this journey!! Lets se how it goes...
     
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    Looking forward to updates! When I tried this I saw great potential in G2A, but never has anything sold unfortunately, I was trying to sell a 15-20 £ game, but didn't work out. Are you trying with something cheaper or more expensive?
     
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    Following this journey to get something different.
     
  15. pandemie

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    I don't want to reveal my conversion strategy completely at the moment but I follow a comparison like angle and link mostly to bestsellers and not specific priced products.
     
  16. pandemie

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    thanks for the good words guys. I hope this will be interesting for you to follow.

    update:

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    earnings: 137,61
    cost: 248,76


    sum: -111,15

    a little profit since yesterday lets see how it goes...
     
  17. AIMFOX1997

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    You said that you've paid 250$ for traffic, i think thats too much !!!!!
     
  18. pandemie

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    yes I paid around 250$ but you have to keep in mind that you have to start broad and then delete the expensive and non converting sources and angles. What I mean is that I will pay a lot less in the future and get nearly the same conversions because I optimized the campaign. I also set a lot of cookies which will last for 2 years and hopefully get me a few extra signups and I will also get a commission from the people that will get referred by my first level referrals so plenty of room to make a profit. You will always pay more than you will make with paid traffic in the start as you need to buy data to see what is converting and what not.

    Oh and I made over 130$ back so I didn't actually pay 250$ but 120$ and got a lot of data for that money...
     
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    Almost 900 people on level 2, hey that's impressive.
     
  20. pandemie

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    they are actually on level 1. There was an update on g2a and they messed up the backend. There was also a problem with the listed earnings which is already resolved so I hope they will correct the level stats also,