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WTF? CTR of my YouTube page is only 0.08%! What's wrong?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by Marclar, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. Marclar

    Marclar Newbie

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    Hi, guys!

    Here is the background: I've got a 3-week old niche YouTube channel (erotic videos), which currently generates at least 2000-3000 views a day (total amount of views for 3 weeks is 35000). Of course, I enabled an AdSense monetization in order to get at least some bucks per week (for the very beginning). But I'm very dissapointed, because currently my channel has ads 10000 times shown and only 8 clicks made :(. CTR is 0.08%, 0.32$ are my earnings. And frankly said, that sucks.

    What can be the reason of such low CTR (and therefore earnings)? Maybe it's better for me to apply for one of the YouTube Networks? Do they embrace erotic YT content?

    Thank you for answers in advance. If you have any questions - feel free to ask!
     
  2. bumpstah

    bumpstah Newbie

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    Are your keywords accurate? Could it be that there is no ads on YouTube that are adult themed, meaning the ads showing on your video are not related to the content itself?
     
  3. freehealthylife.com

    freehealthylife.com Power Member

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    I think all of your viewer will find the X button of the ads to shut it down to see the full movie :D . You should try with CPA/offer or affiliate other than adsense in this case
     
  4. lsmstd

    lsmstd Regular Member

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    Just think about it, do you click on ads when you fap? ;)
     
  5. Marclar

    Marclar Newbie

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    I don't care in what way viewers of my channel fap :), I just want somehow to monetize their 3000 (and increasing) views per day. Now I'm thinking about affiliate programs promoting adult sites. For example putting the link of the promoted site in the video description. But I'm not sure if YouTube allows redirecting users to the adult sites.

    Does anyone knows something about putting XXX links in the video's description?
     
  6. wasted

    wasted Jr. Executive VIP

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    Why don't you collect their information and incentive them by providing "more explicit content". Then funnel them to an adult program?
     
  7. Marclar

    Marclar Newbie

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    Maybe it has sense to funnel them first to my own site with "more explicit content", which may not actually have this content, but will have banners of aforementioned adult program? My site will work like a buffer: from one hand it'll be quite "white" for YouTube not to ban my channel for promoting the site in the video description, and from the other - it'll redirect visitors from YouTube to an adult program.
    Sounds not bad :)