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Let´s talk : adult media buying with plugrush - Super Noob Edition :-)

Discussion in 'Media Buying' started by guybrushthreepwood, Sep 8, 2015.

  1. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    hi,

    im new to media buying but have been in internet marketing for a while.

    To get my feet wet i put 50$ on plugrush and did some direct linking to adult and dating offers. (pay per lead)

    The cheapest clicked traffic they offer is "plug traffic" which is 0.001 $ per click!

    I spend 9$ which is 9000 clicks / uniques and send them to 3 different offers (two cam offers and one dating offer) (Im going for US Traffic/Offers here)

    I kept the ads relevant to the offers so the users know what they get when they click the ad.

    So i got 9000 uniques and still have ZERO conversions so far.

    How would you go from here?

    Any help is welcome :)

    Thank you,

    Guybrush
     
  2. Festerling

    Festerling Newbie

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    You sure they aren't sending fake traffic?
     
  3. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    Hi,

    what do you mean by fake traffic?

    Non human/proxy traffic?

    I can´t be sure. Is there a way to know before buying?
     
  4. IamNRE

    IamNRE Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I've tested them too. SHITTY traffic.
     
  5. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    Thank you for sharing your experience.

    Did you get any conversions with them?
     
  6. Mutikasa

    Mutikasa Power Member

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    that traffic is for traffic, not converting
     
  7. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    You mean for improving serps / seo?

    or for traffic arbitrage methods?

    Sorry im a complete noob in paid traffic :)
     
  8. Mutikasa

    Mutikasa Power Member

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    I mean for people visiting your site. If you have tube site or something. Plugrush is basically just traffic sharing and redirecting. But, that was before, Im not sure now. Do you use banner with plugrush?
     
  9. Nut-Nights

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    adult traffic is really hard to convert, specially from plugrush, Go with trafficjunky or trafficfactory.
     
  10. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    No. Im using what they call "plugs". Banners are more expensive( 10 times more)

    The plugrush staff told me the following:

    "the banner format generally takes up a full widget, so the traffic will generally be more targeted than the traffic from plugs, which usually share the widget space with other plugs."

    That does not really make sense to me but we will see.

    At the moment im trying some traffic arbitrage with mylikes.

    If that works i´ll build a little fun site with mylikes, adsense and cpm based advertisement.

    I pay 0.001 per click/visitor with this plug thing traffic.

    If i can get 0.003 with mylikes, adsense and cpm based on my own little site this would be some sort of holy grail. :)

    Ill report my results here soon....
     
  11. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    Heard some good things about traffic junky. thank you :)
     
  12. Mutikasa

    Mutikasa Power Member

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    calculate
    even if you get cmp 0.001 per click thats 1$ per mile, which is way too expensive for adult, so firget about that.
    adsense i don't know, they don't allow adult, or arbitrage.
    how much can you make with mylikes?
     
  13. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    I will not put any porn stuff on my site.

    Just sexy and weird stuff like these mylikes sites offers.

    Adsense is fine with that kind of content (i asked them and read their tos)

    I dont plan to use adult related cpm but mainstream cpm ads on the site. (thier cpm seem to be higher than porn on average)

    Mylikes gives you a part of the revenue of the user that you send to them.
    Tier 1 countries brought me around 1-4 cents a click.
    ----

    Sounds to good to be true :)
     
  14. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    Update:

    Today I got my first conversion with a black people dating offer.
    This is my first conversion with plugrush traffic ever.
    I bought their banner traffic which is 0.01$ per click.
    I spent 10$ to see a 4.25$ conversion.
    Now im trying it again with their cheaper traffic...
    Lets see how that works..
     
  15. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    Black Hat Method discoverd:

    I played around with this cpm idea i mentioned above.
    I was able to make a ROI of 100 by just doing the following:

    The idea is to buy traffic from one source and sell it to 2, 3 or even 5 sources at the same time.

    Im using adfly, linkbucks, adfocus etc here to sell the traffic I bought on plugrush.

    I went to one of my wordpress sites and put the following simple java script code in the header section.

    <script type="text/javascript">
    window.open("put your short url here");
    </script>

    This code just opens a new window with your paid short url.
    If you want to sell your traffic to 5 different paid url sevices than just copy and paste the above code 5 times and put 5 different urls inside the ""

    As with most black hat methods your profits wont last long as most paid url shorteners do not want this kind of popunder traffic. That just means they wont pay you if you do not stay under the radar.

    So use multiple accounts, urls etc...
     
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  16. Mutikasa

    Mutikasa Power Member

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    Very good very good
     
  17. mobidea team

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    Hello, first on Plusgrush they work with pay per visitor (it means that you will pay daily for each visitor, they can access more than once to your campaign and you will only pay for the first visit of the day).
    In other hand, more than 50% of the traffic that you will receive it will be WIFI. This performance usually it's lower and you need to balance Wifi vs 3G to know if 3G compensates WIFI performances. Another point, our mediabuyers used to have best performances with Adult offers ;)