What's A GOOD Conversion Rate? Thoughts On My Results?

Discussion in 'Clickbank' started by ThemeWave, Sep 27, 2018.

  1. Wooten

    Wooten Junior Member

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    Oh no man, by all means, keep sharing, this is truly, very helpful. I got more from this thread than from any course around clickbank I've taken.

    In any case, I understand the importance of images, but that's self-evident in case of money making/business niches or weight loss perhaps (I'm trying to stay away from those because of the fierce competition and lack of experience ), but what possible images of "results" could you possibly post in case of hemorrhoids (not my niche) for example? Not like you gonna post before and after picture, right? :D or if you go with languages or music etc.

    Also, given your example, it's pretty similar to what I was referring to earlier, which is that your article/review sounds very much like a sales page. So I guess that goes inline with what you said that you tend to examine thoroughly sales page of the product and reflect features in your money article. But what about supporting content? Would it be similar to ( again, given your example ), like "10 ways to make money online" or "5 ways to drive traffic to your offer/website" or smth like that or do you go differently about it ?

    Very good that you mentioned headlines, that have to attract attention. Do you use these clickbaity headlines? I mean, I understand they work,
    but usually when you read content online with these sort of headlines, they tend to over-hype and under-deliver?

    I hope I'm not asking too much ( kinda feels like I'm trying to get spoonfed here), but I'm genuinely interested in your first hand experience. Otherwise, feel free to ignore my questions.

    Thanks!
     
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    I'd say those results are pretty damn good. If you want to improve upon it. I'd look at your funnel chain and see what can be more specifically addressed. Specificity is the name of the game in this field.
     
  3. ThemeWave

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    Yeah that's pretty much all I follow :)
    I get solid results but I don't think I'm good enough to write for others as a service. But thanks for encouragement.

    Images of proof are great to have but you can also show social proof. What I mean by that is, if there's a lot of people talking about the product or if the product has a huge following you can show that as a form of proof that it works.
    So, with your haemorrhoid example you could take a screenshot of the amount of reviews the product has - I just searched on Amazon and there is this product: Mayinglong Musk Hemorrhoids Ointment Cream which has 1272 reviews. If I was promoting this cream I would take a screenshot of how many reviews there are and show that as social proof. Under the image you might say "The main reason why I purchased this product was because there was a LOT of positive reviews on Amazon.com - Click here to read the reviews on Amazon.com (add your aff link).

    ^ This can be done for other products and affiliate programs as well.

    Because you're showing social proof, people love following the heard and that's why influencer marketing works so well.

    BUT...If you have some form of proof whether it be images or you can show the product working or doing what it says it does then your conversions will jump up (your copy has to be good too).

    The part where you said it sounds like a salespage - you definitely DON'T want to sound like a sales page and this is why you have a story as a hook. As an affiliate your job is to recommend, NOT sell. The sales page does all the selling.
    All you're doing is recommending a product because it helps someone solve a problem.

    It is good to study the sales page and pick out parts that will work good in your on copy that way it will flow with the sales page but try not to sell. You do want to touch base with the benefits and outcome but in a way that doesn't sound salesy if that makes sense.

    As for the supporting pages I'm always thinking of ways to get people to the product page. The more excited I can get them before visiting the better so these will have some presell content to warm them up. Not salesy but I will write helpful content and then mention the product in these supporting articles and either link to my review/money page or link my aff link.

    So, '5 ways to drive traffic to your website' you would give 5 examples of how you can drive traffic but also add in some good software or maybe a course that will help them even further. "If you want to learn more about driving targeted traffic with Pinterest I highly recommend learning more about TailWind. Click here to read a case study on their website (This would be your aff link)

    With the headlines - yes almost clickbaity type headlines I've found work best but you have to follow through with your promise in the headline. You definitely don't have to over-hype you could actually address stuff like that in your intro. "I was reading a bunch of reviews online about XYZ and I was shocked, I mean all these reviews just sound super hyped up or maybe they're paid promotions or something? Well, I'm not here to sell you this product but hopefully my review will help you so you can see if it's right for you or not. Keep reading..."

    To be honest, most of my reviews are story. People love reading stories and if the people reading your review can relate to that story in some way you've pretty much already won them over.

    I don't mind helping - I try not to spend too much time in forums so if I don't reply for a while that's why :D

    Thanks for your input mate. Very true!
     
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  4. Wooten

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    Thanks once again man for clarifying.

    Few more questions and then I'll leave you alone :D

    Do you tend to create a fake persona ( or perhaps use yourself as one ) in your websites? Like you know, some people do aff websites with fake photo, fake back story etc. And I've heard that google kinda tends to look into the ownership of the website? I don't know whether that is true or not, your comment would be appreciated.

    I don't remember if this was asked, but you mentioned that your pages tend to get indexed and ranked relatively quickly. Do you use expired domains with backlink history or do you buy a fresh domain? And then do you tend to build a lot of links or buy them?

    And overall I'm pretty interested ( if it's not a secret of course ) how much do you invest in your site, considering that you write mostly yourself. I wonder if it's possible to create a profitable website on a tight budget including all of the themes and widgets and all of that stuff...

    Thanks and I promise I won't ask anymore questions lol
     
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  5. ThemeWave

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    I always use a fake persona - sometimes multiple ones for each site.
    BUT...if you can use your photo and also do videos it will definitely help with conversions.

    My pages do get indexed and ranked fairly fast to be honest. I always have all the blog ping sites in my wordpress settings, plus I submit them to be fetched by google within google searc console and the links that I build in the start normally kicks things off pretty fast.

    I have used expired domains in the past and sometimes they rank faster - you do have to make sure they're not toxic. BUT, most of my sites are new fresh domains. I do try and have the main keyword or a variation in the keyword - EMD or close to it.

    I think I mentioned this in an earlier reply but I haven't really spent that much on my sites. I have used some of sarkar and dx generation for some of my sites with great success - I've also used to for client sites that I sometimes take on.
    But you can definitely create a $10k month site on a tight budget - you just have to put the work in.

    Try get 30+ pages of good solid content on your site. Then promote the crap out of your articles.
    Build links, share it on social media, blog comment, forums, yotuube - be everywhere you can!

    Sorry about the late reply - been flat out :)
     
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  6. Wooten

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    Hey, no need to apologize, you have been already super helpful.

    I'm not yet convinced, that it's possible to create a 30 page niche CB site and actually bank $10k from it. I always thought ( and from what I've seen ),
    that you have to build multiple websites to actually create that income, since you are targeting very niche keywords with lower competition which mean
    less buyers. Or you have extra fat wallet and can outrank your competition in a competitive niche.

    Buut, I am probably wrong... ?

    In any case, I appreciate your help a lot! Your posts are certainly much more valuable, than any course I've previously taken .
     
  7. ThemeWave

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    Bro, you can make 10k a month of just one of those 30 pages. I've actually had sites that make $10k+ per month from just one of my pages - all the other pages just didn't perform. I sold that site for $85k - silly me should have sold it for a LOT more but at the time I needed cash.

    Think of it like this:
    If you can rank a page for a popular product and it's getting targeted visitors - say it's a review. You only need to make 10 sales a day of a product that pays say $35 commission per sale.

    10 sales a day is very achievable when you have the traffic and a review or presell that warms them up to buy.
    Now imagine that commission is $50 now you only need to make like 7 sales a day to hit your $10k month.

    I'm never scared of the competition - I write reviews of product regardless. It's funny because I actually rank for some very popular clickbank products and have done very little link building to those pages. It's mostly on page optimization, silo structured site, fast loading page that gives good user experience along with a good story/hook that people actually read and get value from.

    What I've found after reading a LOT of product reviews from my competitors is they're rubbish or forced looking reviews - maybe outsourced without proper instructions.

    Anyway just so you know it's 100% possible so don't let that hold you back. Ohh and that site I sold for $85k only had 22 pages of content. Biggest month I think was $13k and I still regret selling it - it still ranks to this day and the owner has not touched it so I can imagine he has made his money back many times over by now.
     
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  8. phoenix9

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    What? You sold $10k per month website for only $85k? You should sell it at least $200k.

    You are really good guy @ThemeWave lol
     
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  9. ThemeWave

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    Thanks but not sure if I'm a good guy or just stupid lol. BUT 85K was life changing for me at the time because it helped pay lots of bills and holiday.
    That was lesson learned now I don't sell sites less than 12-36 times monthly revenue.
     
  10. Wooten

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    "I'm never scared of the competition" - this line pretty much sums up this whole thread :D I love your abundant mindset which I am only yet to develop.

    I'm still amazed that you have managed to create a 1 damn page that brought you $10k months. I can't really wrap my head around it. It sounds super simple when you put it, but the way you explain everything, it seems that you truly understate the quality of your content.

    I'm not asking you to convince me, because why would you even bother. I'm just trying to make sense of you explanations. Because you are either outdone your competition with super special awesome content that you created, which again, must've been super high quality or you have built super high quality backlinks or you had gazillion traffic to your site or I don't know, you are like jesus of SEO :D

    Seriously, all of what you posted gives me more motivation to try and stick with it, but it's definitely hard to believe that I, as a complete novice, would be
    able to achieve numbers like that.

    Also, I consider $85k still a big sum of money, even if you underestimated the value of your site, it's still money in the pocket at the end of the day.
     
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  11. ThemeWave

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    You can do this mate. Just commit 3-6 month 100% focus on one site - don’t over complicate things and just get content up that helps people solve problems and pains/struggles.

    That’s all I pretty much do to be honest.
    There’s no real secret it is all about finding a pain, finding a solution for that pain and then recommend that solution to people with the pain.

    More to it than that but it will get you started.
     
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  12. Zshan

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    When do you normally start link building if your site is new? As you have said earlier you have made sales in a month after launching your site. So does it mean you build links in the first month or what?
     
  13. vcss15

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    AWESOME.....
    oh man, this is real awesome..

    i made 150 dollars in 1st month in may but after that not a single sale :(

    can you suggest me some tips about how to grow sales ??

    Thanks in advance