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What is a legit looking CTR on youtube + adsense?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Cavey, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. Cavey

    Cavey Newbie

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    Hi i have been sending alot of (Fake) Real looking traffic to my videos averaging around 2k hits a day and i was wondering how many clicks i should be getting to look legit. i seen people on other "Legit" web master sites saying they get around 2-3% CTR but on a good day they could get up to 5% but this is for a webpage. and im only hosting ads on my youtube channel. and i know that sometimes the ads get more clicks on youtube as you may slightly miss the "Skip Ad" button and click the actual ad.

    so whats a good CTR to fake? thanks
     
  2. fxphil

    fxphil Senior Member

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    Depends, on the traffic amount. Sounds wierd because you think a % would be good all around but there are benchmarks. Example under 100k hits a month 2.5% also the incoming demographic matters. You know damn well if your traffic is coming from a state flush with predominantly Spanish speaking citizens who are just watching a normal viral youtube video then your CTR will be lower then someone who is native.

    Lot's of factors in faking the perfect traffic. Brainstorm but 2.5% avg if you need a specific answer right now without knowing the niche or demographics.
     
  3. Cavey

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    well im sending mostly us traffic to my videos from a bunch of youtube search queries as http referer (the views are counting on youtube and in adsense) then im click the ads myself under a different ip every time (pro VPN) and here is a little look at my stats from adsense. is that "Total Earnings" final? or can that change?
    Here is the picture of my stats
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  4. seomark

    seomark Junior Member

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    the earnings figure can change but is usually pretty accurate. Mine on 100% legit traffic and clicks was 1.50%.

    If I was you just make sure you treat this income as "extra" as what your doing probably isn't v.sustainable if they catch on...
     
  5. Cavey

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    seomark yeah im going to just calm it down a bit and not go over 2%.
    im looking around for a service that can offer me around 3k views a day from my custom referal urls. if i can get more views i can do more clicks lol
    im only clicking an hour or so a day so its not that bad
     
  6. PandaDomo

    PandaDomo Senior Member

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    If you're clicking your own ads, it doesn't matter at all what CTR you're getting.

    You're going to get banned pretty quickly regardless.
     
  7. DamageX

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    How long is a piece of string? :)

    To answer your question in more detail: it depends on niche, ad block placements, your rankings, site vs ad block color and so on. I've had sites pull in 30%+ CTR consistently, while others barely made it over 2%.
     
  8. TehEpidemick

    TehEpidemick BANNED BANNED

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    Lol. Google knows. Channel this time and effort in something scalable. 60 in 35 days