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Stupid CPC, i really don't get it

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by janist, May 4, 2011.

  1. janist

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    So last week I build another new micro niche site (EMD), threw up 4-5 unique keyword optimized articles and did some SEO.

    Now the CPC for the Keyword is 0,71? which is about 1,05$. Exact searches 2900 per month.

    The site is currently at #6 and gets some clicks, but not even close to the CPC. Today 3 clicks and 0,05c, yesterday was even worse.

    I know that I can't expect the full CPC, but my other micro niche sites get about 40-60% of the CPC per click, only this one is fuking weird - anything I can do?
     
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    3 clicks isn't enough to understand what they keywords pay.
     
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    I'm just wondering about the enormous difference to the average CPC shown in the GKWT. My other niche sites do pretty good and get around 50-60% of the average CPC shown in the GKWT.

    Well maybe you're right and the niche just sucks, but there are quite a few advertisers and the competition is incredibly weak. I'm #6 without any backlinking, just onpage SEO and EMD.
     
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    I'm just wondering about the enormous difference to the average CPC shown in the GKWT. My other niche sites do pretty good and get around 50-60% of the average CPC shown in the GKWT.

    Well maybe you're right and the niche just sucks, but there are quite a few advertisers and the competition is incredibly weak. I'm #6 without any backlinking, just onpage SEO and EMD.
     
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    Forguet to get any money if you are in 6th postion, you have to rank 1th or at least 2nd for a microniche to make some money.
     
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    I know that and i'm ranking #1 for some of my other micro niche sites. This specific site is fairly new (1 Week) and i haven't done any offpage SEO yet, but it will rise to #1 subsequently.

    My problem was with the low CPC, which should be higher. But i'll just wait to see if it increases over time... if it stays consistently low, i'll just throw in some amazon affiliate links and let it be.