2 Simple HTML effects which can boost your CTR

Hedy every one today i want to share with you guys some html effects  using which you can achieve high ctr on your PPV landing pages .

Blinking text

it is a simple and non-standard  HTML tag using which you can any word or part of a sentence on your landing page . This Code can be use to with Call To Action text to attract your visitors

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To use blink tag place write word you want to blink between <blink> YOUR WORD </blink> to make it Blink

 

Marquee

Another tag i often use on my landing pages is Marquee tag , This is used to create moving text effects.

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Code:

<marquee behavior=”scroll” bgcolor=”#00CCCC” loop=”-1″ width=”40%”>Demonstration of a Marquee tag.</marquee>

behavior=”….”  Here you can change behavior to scroll , slide or alternate .

bgcolor=”#…”  Allows you to change background color of the marquee.

loop=”..”              Allows you to set number of times you want your text to scroll , To set it for unlimited time use -1

width=”…”        Allows you to set width of marquee in pixels .

Why its important to know your prospects

One of the most important factor to make your campaign successful is knowing your prospects , Knowing whom you will target and most importantly knowing about niche or offer you are promoting . Specially when you are promoting your offer in an other country . Without having idea about culture of geographic location you are targeting its almost impossible to make a campaign successful . This is a major problem for affiliates  from under developing countries . 99% of offers allow traffic from top tier countries USA , CANADA ,UK and Australia . Being from Pakistan i do know how different these countries are from ours and how much cultural differences we have and many differences we have. In culture technology and way of living .Even if you are promoting an offer from USA to UK or Australia you will have to know about people living in these countries and how different they are in language and in rules and regulations .

So when you promote an offer in a different country first thing you will have to do is to learn about that country . For example when you are promoting an offer from Pakistan , India , Bangladesh or any other country to USA you will have to learn about basic rules, terms and types of insurance in USA . You will have to know who is eligible for car insurance and who needs car insurance and when . Without knowing this if you start pushing insurance offers that would be a huge failure for you . In same way when you are promoting a UK offer and you are based in USA you will have to keep a check on your spellings and write words as they write in uk  to gain your visitors trust.

In same way when you are promoting an offer to a different country from yours always keep a check on important events in your targeted geographic locations , As events are always great converters for those who know how to avail these opportunities.
These are very small things which can boost your conversion rates . And sometimes your ad copy may offend your targeted prospects if you words or slangs common in your country but are disliked in the country you are targeting.

Huge list of paid traffic sources

hey guys i have complied up a list of traffic sources you would love. Click here to check it out ..

 

How to protect your landing pages from being stolen

Disable access from specific IP addressees.

One of the major problem with people who are doing well on PPV/PPC is Copycats who are always looking to steal your landing pages and campaigns , One of my good friends experienced same when one of his top performing campaigns landing pages ended up being listed on a Spying website and in matter of days his conversions decreased drastically and he had to build up his campaigns again.  This experience with my friend made me write about how we can protect ourselves from being spied. For sure we can`t protect ourselves 100% from these scrappers but we can surely reduce chances of being spied . So here are a few ip addressees of PPV scrapper bots you can block their access to your servers so they can`t spy on you .

 

69.67.30.63 – 69.67.30.88208.115.138.254
8.21.4.254
205.144.218.234
99.198.32.36
64.12.116.143
99.198.16.36
63.111.38.122
150.70.75.155

****Please do let me know by making comment below if you know more ip addresses of spy bots by making comment below and i will add them to list .

Disable access to a root directory on a web server

To prevent access in all folders on your web server, open the .htaccess file in your root directory and insert the following code.

Options -Indexes

 

Creating .htaccess file

Open note pad and paste following lines

Options -Indexes

order allow,deny
deny from 69.67.30.*
deny from 208.115.138.254
deny from 205.144.218.234
deny from 99.198.32.36
deny from 64.12.116.143
deny from 99.198.16.36
deny from 63.111.38.122
deny from 150.70.75.155
allow from all
ErrorDocument 403 http://google.com/

 

Once you have pasted this code simply save this file with name .htaccess  and upload this file to your server .

 

Hope this will help you to reduce chances of your landing pages being stolen from people that can’t get anything to work so they steal your successful campaigns.

MyPCBackup Case Study

Hey guys today i am going to write a case study about a well known offer available on almost every network called My PC Backup i have been promoting this offer since a few months now and i have learned a lot from this offer i have tested it on almost 5+ networks using PPV Networks Lead Impact and traffic Vance both . I have tested almost 10 + landing page and 5+ separate campaigns with different kind of targets and targeting approaches and i would like to say i made good money off this campaign how ever i did noticed some very weird stuff and that was after running some volume i did noticed drop in conversion rates and this happened on all 5 networks i tested this offer with which was strange and that’s the reason i switched to a similar niche and that’s working great for me . Anyways here we are going to discuss my MyPCBackup  offer ,here is a screen shot for one of my campaign .

mypcbackup offer

What i used

  • PPV Accounts (Leadimpact & traffic vance )
  • Tracking : CPV LAB
  • Hosting For tracker and Landing pages : Beyond Hosting
  • Photoshop (for landing pages).
  • Aff playbook tools for scrapping high traffic urls.

Here are the landing pages i started off my campaign with

mypcbackup landing page

Landing page 1

 

mypcbackup landing page

Landing page 2

 

mypcbackup landing page

Landing page 3

Now if you look at landing page one and two they are two variations of a same landing page i just changed color of my first landing page. In third landing page i did added animation in image using Photoshop ( click on landing page three to see it working. ) and added a animated arrow pointing TRY IT FREE BUTTON . **i  also added windows default error sound to the landing page 2 and 3 .

Here is the CTR i got on these three landing pages .

ctr on my pcbackup

LP1 : 2.59%

LP2: 4.46%

LP3 : 20.35%

 

Here LP2 got 4.465 ctr as i added sound in it and more then that just one more addition in this ctr (animated arrow ) boosted ctr to 20.35% . Later on in doubled my ctr on landers i further created ( sorry i am not going to disclose those landers here. )

 

Targets : I use Aff playbook tools for scrapping high traffic urls. i really can not disclose my targets here as i am still promoting similar stuff on them , Just take a break and think about who will need backup and where do they go and you will easily find some really good targets for your campaigns . Also my purpose here is not to make you copy cat but to let you know how exactly you do test out offers and buildup your campaigns.

 

Final thoughts :  A very small change in your landing page can bring in huge change in ctr always do test different things and keep on tweaking your landing page and campaigns . Always start off with more then one landing page and make sure you rotate them and carry out diffrnet tests on your landing page and monitor your traffic using trackers .

David Siegel`s email and Online Monies

recently i was reading a news about David Siegel founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts, a huge national timeshare company and one of the largest resort developers in the world.  . Here is part of his email which he sent to his employees  i want you to read ,

I started this company over 42 years ago. At that time, I lived in a very modest home. I converted my garage into an office so I could put forth 100% effort into building a company, which by the way, would eventually employ you. We didn’t eat in fancy restaurants or take expensive vacations because every dollar I made went back into this company. I drove an old used car, and often times, I stayed home on weekends, while my friends went out drinking and partying. In fact, I was married to my business — hard work, discipline, and sacrifice. Meanwhile, many of my friends got regular jobs. They worked 40 hours a week and made a nice income, and they spent every dime they earned. They drove flashy cars and lived in expensive homes and wore fancy designer clothes. My friends refinanced their mortgages and lived a life of luxury. I, however, did not. I put my time, my money, and my life into this business —-with a vision that eventually, some day, I too, will be able to afford to buy whatever I wanted. Even to this day, every dime I earn goes back into this company. Over the past four years I have had to stop building my dream house, cut back on all of my expenses, and take my kids out of private schools simply to keep this company strong and to keep you employed.

Just think about this – most of you arrive at work in the morning and leave that afternoon and the rest of your time is yours to do as you please. But not me- there is no “off” button for me. When you leave the office, you are done and you have a weekend all to yourself. I unfortunately do not have that freedom. I eat, live, and breathe this company every minute of the day, every day of the week. There is no rest. There is no weekend. There is no happy hour. I know many of you work hard and do a great job, but I’m the one who has to sign every check, pay every expense, and make sure that this company continues to succeed. Unfortunately, what most people see is the nice house and the lavish lifestyle. What the press certainly does not want you to see, is the true story of the hard work and sacrifices I’ve made.

 

Ok that was a snippet from his email which he sent out to his employees . Now what this email has to do with Affiliate or CPA marketing, Basically we need to understand all affiliates in this industry are here to make money , to make wealth and unfortunately some people think like making money with CPA or making money online is just about clicking a few buttons and BOOM money will fall from sky , Which is always wrong and specially newbies who are need a few bucks urgently think affiliate marketing is the only way using which they can make a few quick bucks or in more simple words its most easiest job , You wont have to go anywhere you can do it from home and so on . Yes that is true but just like a real business you will have to work really hard , Personally i myself person you know as KJ ,It took me literally two years to reach this point , Where i can make as much as i want , When i started out i was literally broke i had not enough money to pay my next month`s internet bills, I was a call center agent and to be honest i left that job because i even didn’t had enough money to pay for bus.  It was a do and die situation for me and i spent countless days and nights in front of my monitor looking for freelance jobs and driving free traffic to my offers , till today i work 24/7 and when my friends are partying i am working on campaigns ,tweaking them and working on new promoting angel ideas and new promotion methods , Here purpose of mentioning is not to show how hardworking i am or to brag or compare myself to David Siegel lol .The purpose is to understand the  secret to success , If you ask me there is no difference between doing a offline real life   or doing online business , In both cases you will have to use all your energy and use all your efforts , I always say there is no shortcut to success Like it or not , If you are looking to run a long term business then you will have to forget everything and focus only on what you do , on your job. You will have to love what you call a hassle , Yes you may point out my grammatical mistakes on my blog  but you can`t disagree with that .People do love to ask bloggers and Successful affiliates how you are making money but they never bother to ask how much time you spend on your business and how much effort you make , How much time you dedicate to your work .

I sometime receive emails where people do ask me to suggest them a campaign and a traffic source which is most easiest and profitable from day one and for that i receive incentives like i will pay you 50% of my earnings etc etc . My reply is always same get a job bro ! Seriously if you can`t afford budget for testing your campaigns, Investing on must have tools Simply forget everything and build up your budget first and then start off testing offers .

Making money in CPA or i would like to say  any field of life  does require patience , Hard work ,time and more importantly tons of testing , Even black hatters who use short term strategies to make money do have to work really hard ,   If you can`t love what you do i feel sorry for you bro .

Happy (belated) birthday to kjrocker.com!

Rite now at the time of writing this post its 5th of October 2012 , The First birthday of my blog and so today`s article will be about my blog . My very first post on this blog was What is CPA Marketing which i wrote on October 5th, 2011 . The reason o started out my own blog was, I am very passionate about what i do , Seriously my favorite topic if you ask me i like to talk about is Online Marketing, I do love to talk about my business with others and in offline world very few people do understand this stuff.With that said another reason i am member of many public forums did loved to talk about marketing help out other people but there i felt kind of censorship . All discussion forums do have some kind of censorship in terms of moderation. So to write freely about anything i want  and to share it with my fellow marketers i created this blog .

When i look back when i started blogging i can remember i had very little traffic on my blog but to be honest i never cared about traffic . I just share my passion with people and share what i do know. Rite now i do receive very decent traffic and i am very pleased with my blog`s overall performance . Also my monthly earnings from this blogs are also quiet decent and its a great help to fuel up my test campaigns as i always keep on testing campaigns and earnings from my blog are a great help for sure rite now my blog earnings come from referral commissions. tough i always make sure to provide best possible value to my readers and only recommend top notch products and services that`s the reason you won`t see any random bob or tom`s product being reviewed here. I also make sure that i always give link back to only top and always try to only recommend cream out of cream to my readers .

Finally when i think what i have gained so far i am amused i personally helped out hundreds of people to make money, And that is the best thing one can do and i am glad i did it . The  love i receive from my readers through emails,facebook and on skype is what keeps me always motivated and motivates me to write more  .  During one year my blog`s growth was amazing . Kjrocker was Media partner for Clickbooth`s  Ad:Tech San Francisco’s party  held on April 3rd 2012 and the biggest achievement so far is that kjrocker.com is nominated for Affiliate Rewards’ King of the Bloggers contest . I would also thanks my friends and readers for all your support and help , and i expect  you will keep supporting kjrocker.com  also please keep your feedback coming .

$2,251 in one month using PPV

Hey guys here are stats from one of my most simplest campaign i ran on PPV , With only 9,10 targets involved  this campaign was most easiest one for me . First lets have a look at numbers ,

make $2252 in one month

 

Tough i do suck at Maths(when i posted it on my fb these stats i did wrong calculations)  but still lets do some maths , Hold on  before that i would like to show you my conversion rate and my EPC on my network .

 

ROI on cpa offers

CR on cpa offers

 

 

 Total Views :  19115

Estimated average CPV ($): 0.020

Conversion rate (%): 5.8

CPA  ($): 2.05

Monthly cost = $382.3

Number of conversions = 1108.67

Projected profit= $1890.47

ROI = 494.5%

 

What i have learned from this campaign

To be honest this campaign specially its Conversion Rate was surprising or me as i was doing nothing but directly linking to offer. It was my first time i had such awesome results with direct linking  and that’s why i wanted to share this one. I have other campaigns too which do more volume and profits then this one but this offer stands out because of its simplicity and its amazing conversion rates. 1-3% conversion  rate is normal but 5.8 % with direct linking no landing page involved is something really amazing and i was very please so see these results .

Just like i always say and this campaign is an example ,All these results are because of my perfect targeting , Knowing your demographics , How and where to target is very important and that`s what i did and you can witness results yourself .

I hope your have enjoyed today’s post and i`d personally like to request you to vote for kjrocker.com on  Maxbounty  Affiliate Rewards’ King of the Bloggers Survey.If i won the contest i will have a specially goodie for all of your guys

How to remove YouTube logo and YouTube control bar from videos

Do you use Videos on landing page ? Ever tried using you tube videos on your landing pages ? Imagine you can get by free traffic from you tube as a bonus by using video on your landing pages .

How ?

Lets say you use you tube video on your ppv landing page , and that video will surely get thousands of views too and this will help your video to rank higher in YouTube results . But there is a problem , It is possible that you will lose a good number of users just because when some one will click on your video control bar and youtube logo it is quiet possible that they will end up landing on YouTube website . To stop this i have a solution for you , First of all lets have a look how an ordinary video looks like with default code .

<iframe width=”260″ height=”146″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/-iMZGbnBSto?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Now

<iframe width="460" height="259" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/-iMZGbnBSto?modestbranding=1&controls=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

What i did here is that i have added” modestbranding=1&amp;controls=0;showinfo=0" in front of video url , Here modestbranding=1&amp;controls=0  hide youtube video information and controls and showinfo=0 hides information about video.

Also if you want to auto play video on page load just add &autoplay=1

Now there is still one thing YouTube logo on right bottom which bothers me let me know if you have a solution to hide that logo by making comment below .

PPV Advertising fails

A few days ago i was checking out advertisers on ppv traffic and here are a few mistakes i found in landers which i thought are must share with you. Hope this will help you to optimize and create your landing pages in more better way and it will help you to understand how ppv marketing works .

ppv advertising fail

 

Its amazing sometimes people don`t even bother to check their targets once , all they do is to scrape targets from automated scrapers and dump all of the targets in their ad account. That is the reason most of newbies do loose money because they don’t filter all their targets, As they say one dirty fish can make a whole pond dirty in same way one dirty target may make your whole campaign dirty.  For example lets say you have a high traffic target but its not related to your offer , Then it will eat up whole of your budget and other targets in your campaign won`t even get a chance to receive traffic because your high traffic target is eating up whole budget.So it is always advise to keep an eye on your targets specially on ppv and even if you do use automated scrappers do make sure that you review all of them manually before submitting them to your ppc account .

 

ppv advertising fail

 

At first look i was pretty impressed by this landing page but guess what ? When i tried to click on landing page literally i found it really very hard to reach next page  . Owner of this landing page must be loosing tons of traffic just because he has only made a small piece of text click here click able  . And that is

very hard to be found on this page , That`s the reason i when use such pages , i always make whole image click able…

 

ppv advertising fail

This is why i always recommend to use preview popper to preview how your landing page will look like when it will be served on ppv networks, Here the most important thing to note is that there is no call to action button on homepage  and also signup form is not visible too , While promoting such offer on ppv it is must to use a proper landing page instead of direct linking , At initial stage you should review your offer landing page and then decide weather it will work by direct linking or you will have to use landing page . The justification most of people who always direct link give that user will maximize landing page himself . Let me tell you one thing  before user do maximize window you will have to give him a reason to do do . literally every person using internet is lazy  and they wont maximize your window if your call of action/signup form isn’t properly  visible .

 

ppv advertising fail

 

Here this is another example where directing is n`t a good approach at all . Here on this page  when window pops up their is another pop up in same window with images  which doesn’t feel good at all . its just like a loop of  popups which does make a visitor feel good at all best bet os to promote such offers using  a landing page …

 

 

I hope your have enjoyed today’s post and i`d personally like to request you to vote for kjrocker.com on  Maxbounty  Affiliate Rewards’ King of the Bloggers Survey.

also do check out my WSO  about ppv marketing PPV ROCKER

What VPS Package you should choose for trackers

Since my post about trackers for CPA where i did recommended beyond hosting   i have received many questions about what VPS package is enough for Prosper 202 and CPV LAB users , To get answer to question i contacted Beyond Hosting and here is the answer i got from them .

  • The hybrid (Starter Package ) can handle up to 50K visitors in a day.
  • The VPS1024 can handle up to 100K visitors in a day.
  • The VPS2048 can handle up to 200K visitors in a day.

 

Also i was lucky to get a discount  coupon for you guys here it goes   Get 50% off for 6 months On Beyond Hosting.