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Twitter Traffic Conversion Rates - Share Your Experiences

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by Disposable, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Disposable

    Disposable Registered Member

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    Over the last couple of months I have been testing Twitter traffic to a variety of offer types. Over the last week, I have done some limited testing of traffic to Clickbank offers (direct send to the offer) to try to compare conversion rates for Twitter versus some other traffic sources that I use.

    So far, the results have been extremely poor - even worse than other Twitter testing that I have done. For organic traffic, I am getting about 1% conversion. For paid traffic, I get about 0.5%. Thus far for Twitter, I am getting <0.1% (1 in 1000 clicks to the site turning into orders). To be clear, I am comparing "apples to apples" by using the same offers across traffic sources. The offers I am comparing are solid converters with broad appeal.

    I am curious if other BHW members would be willing to share their Twitter conversion rates (without giving away the juicy details unless you want to ;) ). I think this would be helpful to members wanting to benchmark their own performance as well as setting appropriate expectations for noobs.
     
  2. PatriciaBreaho

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    How targetted are your twitter audiences? what's the method you use to get offer across? I have pretty good conversion to my site from adsense
     
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  3. dillfly2000

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    with 5 accounts and 2000 followers each, i get about 4-6 sales every 200 clicks promoting adult dating and cam sites, but that's with fresh followers.

    With old followers, the numbers drop to about 1-2 sales every 200 clicks (a days worth).

    I tried promoting paydotcom adult related products on these twitter accounts for many days, but nobody in my targeted followers wants to buy that crap.

    With a regular non adult twitter account targeted to a specific niche, with over 2000 twitter followers i get about 1-6 sales a month using amazon links, which amazon reports over 10,000 product clicks a month (which i highly doubt).
     
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  4. HoNeYBiRD

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    that can be easily on twitter, i can't say an exact number, but there are a lot of bots out there, what amazon counts as a real click, it's not necessarily real
    if you do ppc on twitter for example with revtwt, they have some kind of tracking system which can separate the real clicks from the bot clicks
     
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    Have you tried free dating CPA offers? I heard they were generally better but not completely sure because I haven't tested this to it's full extent just yet.
     
  6. dillfly2000

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    Im promoting a list of sites in the friend finder network, some for AFF im using the ppc, but im trying to keep the clicks low and the sign ups high, because they just convert you to the percentage option if you send too much non converting traffic their way, so far i can make a few hundo a moth of them, but it will only go so far.

    I am also using the percentage method with their cam site, i only have 2 reoccurring sales out of 107 free sign ups.

    So as far as that goes, thats all i have really gotten into for cp pp type programs.
     
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  7. Disposable

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    To start I am using exact match on specific keywords. For example, I may target "buy dog training services" (no, that's not my real target) via an seo optimized site for organic, exact match for paid traffic, and exact match for Twitter. All clicks are directed to the same landing page (in this case some Clickbank offers) to facilitate comparison of results across channels.

    I expect the conversion rates to be different, but I had hoped that Twitter conversion would be higher than I have seen to date. If I stopped testing right now (I'm not), I would conclude that Twitter can be used to generate traffic, but not buyers. That is why I put it to the BHW members to see what ranges of conversion rates others have been getting.
     
  8. dillfly2000

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    Thats true, i have noticed a lot of my tweets appearing on google by means of online tweet apps.
     
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    I should also note that one of my amazon links has been promoted by a celebrity (he responded to my spam), and i tracked the bit.ly clicks within that time, and i got a few thousand product clicks within a 10 minute period, i was stoked, but to my surprise, not one sale through amazon, hows that for a let down.
     
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    Twitter is hard to peg what people will buy there.

    Most are so tired of spam that its hard to get them to bite on anything...

    I wish there were a way to scrape twitter and find out the most common keywords used that related to a product.

    I think ipod,ipad,dating,webcam and any tweet that says free,win,quiz or anything else has been spammed to DEATH!

    its easy traffic,but hard to tell what these tweety birds will bite on! ")
     
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    Like a reverse search engine for twitter search, im game for that.

    Cause that trending crap does not help one bit.
     
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    Anyone tried pushing poker rev share deals yet? Might be rewarding if you organized a huge network of 100+ accounts.
     
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    yea, something like this could work well in my opinion for example using tweetattacks and the autopilot twitter money making system i shared here: http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...ly-autopilot-twitter-money-making-system.html
    i might give it a go as well, but not exactly with poker rather than sports betting
     
  14. Disposable

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    Any other members willing to share some conversion numbers?
     
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    For the first ~6 months, totally untargeted followers, conversion rates less than .2%, with accounts with targeted followers, and not being spamy have seen %'s from 1%-2.4%... that's click-sale %'s. If you're highly targeted it's worth it.
     
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  16. Disposable

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    Thanks jblaze. I appreciate your willingness to share. The rates seem to vary considerably depending on the niche. If we follow your example then the questions become "how long does it take to build a significant list of targeted followers?" and then "how frequently can you promote without risking conversion reductions or people unfollowing you?". Seems like more testing is in order.
     
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    I made my twitter account 2weeks ago now i have 500 followers and when i tweet cpa offer for free ipad i get 25-26 clicks and 0 conv.
     
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    Thanks for sharing. 5% clickthrough is a good number, but not really enough to measure conversion. Try grouping the numbers for several offers together or wait until you have more followers before deciding if the conversion is a problem.
     
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    I've all but given up on Twitter for delivering any kind of worthwhile traffic. I've noticed a slight benefit when promoting my Adsense sites.
     
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    Acording to my experience its only about 2% that clicks and of them les then 1% paying members in adultniche, but I use twitter Attack but stil got some problems after updating, I can not put 500 acounts working and it hangs it self after being done with 4 acounts. so autopilot is not and option all night.
     
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