Learn how to monetize Facebook traffic

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In this day and age everyone that has any sort of business or wants to try to make money with affiliate marketing knows that social media is very important.

There are plenty of ways to help your business with social media, but one that’s been heavily discussed and is the most well-known and with the most potential is Facebook.

Even before you’ve had a real plan you’ve thought about how you could make money with Facebook but probably didn’t know where to begin.

But this is where we come in! We’ll teach you what you can do to become an expert!

First things first – your niche

The very first thing you have to do to be able to monetize your Facebook traffic is to find your niche. You can’t just make a Facebook page, put on it everything you want, add random people and expect to make money.

You have to find a niche. It has to be something that you know a lot about or something that you can research and master. The more defined your niche is, the better. You will then have the right people liking your page and they will be a lot more active and willing to click or buy what it is you are selling.

Understanding Facebook’s rules and restrictions

It’s highly important that before you get things started you make sure you know the rules of the game. This means that you have to check all of Facebook’s restrictions and rules and see which content is banned from this social media website.

There are some things that will get instantly banned if you post them, like for example everything that is considered by Facebook and other users as containing nudity or disturbing content of cruelty and other malicious behavior.

You do not want to risk having your content taken down and your account and page being closed indefinitely. Every single time your page gets closed or restricted you are losing users, clients and money, so don’t risk it.

What is more, every country has its own set of rules of what is and isn’t accepted and depending on which country you settle on marketing to you have to take these rules into account.

If you are targeting various countries, then you will have to work even harder to create content fit for all of them at the same time.

The rules of each country will affect the niche you’ve chosen as well. There are some domains which are off limits in most places. We’re talking about the adult industry, the gambling industry and even the dating one.

You shouldn’t take any actions before you have understood every rule and have studied the market to see if there’s room for you.

Offers, verticals and market research

It’s really important if you actually have a product of your own or if you are going for affiliate marketing. Getting your own product can be really time consuming and it can also cost you a lot of money. Even those that have a great idea for a product you will have to invest a lot of money in the beginning.

From a few thousands to tens of thousands of dollars you will have to have a big budget as well as wait a couple of months until you have your product and business up and running. You also have to think about the distribution of the product, a warehouse to keep the product in and even a call center for when the customers have questions of issues.

If you don’t have your personal product you will have to choose your vertical and then go on to find what offers are available and which of them could work for you. Deciding to become an affiliate is the easier and cheaper way to go. The easiest way is to test and find the best product to promote from an affiliate platform.

You will have to research the market and see what works, what trends are currently in place. If you can do a broad study and find something that has been trending for a long time and has the potential of an evergreen then you’re set. You want something that can work for a long time.

E-commerce is for beginners

The easiest way to start until you are no longer a beginner is to stick to the things you know and understand completely. This means focusing on real products. For example, convincing people to buy some things on the internet and have them shipped to their home is a lot easier than convincing them to try new software or subscribe to something.

People are more likely to want to buy something they can actually keep and they know they need. This is why e-commerce works best for you in the beginning, even if you might not make as much money. There are plenty of things that sell great on Facebook like wonder-bras, black masks for blackheads, gold masks, diet pills etc.

Learn how to make prelanders

Prelanders will be your best friends. These can really help. Sure, they will take quite some work because you have to make one for every single product you are trying to help sell. You can also use default pages but these get banned quite often because a lot of affiliates send Black Hat traffic to them. This is why prelanders are your best option at the moment.

You have to buy a domain and create your prelanders. For every product you need a different version. Make it catchy and convincing. Don’t forget to have cookies, terms and conditions as well as a return policy.

The better you prelander is, the more chances you have of people actually buying something. This applies to every kind of marketing and no matter where you are trying to sell, prelanders work great, not only for Facebook.

If you want to make sure people are buying, you have to make them feel special. This means putting a countdown on the offer, letting potential buyers know that there are

only a few products left and that the offer is about to expire to make them speed up the process of decision and buy it.

Check out Charles Ngo’s guide to how to create amazing prelanders and get your prelander tool Here.

Also read Web Design Tips to Boost Your Landing Page Conversion

Optimize everything

It’s important whether your Facebook page is just at the beginning and growing or if it’s already quite large and has been around for some time. If it’s old then you should make sure to let things sink in slowly and update the users about the changes that will happen. They should have all the information available before you start trying to make money off them.

If the product you will be selling isn’t that popular yet, you must give the users some history and facts on it and even some recommendations from someone they trust, like a local celebrity.

When a product was marketed to the same audience but with different campaigns, one involving a local celebrity (right) and the other one an international celebrity (left), the performances of the ads were quite different. Below them you can see the landing page of the product.

Product Landing Page

Product Landing Page

 

Shockingly enough, the local celebrity did better than the international one. The CTR for the local celebrity campaign was 70% higher than the other one, with a lot more people deciding to go to the “sale page” and it also had a 15% higher CR%.

You should make sure that you never break their trust because if they do not trust you they will not buy anything from you and they will unlike your page and move on.

When you take a page from 0 and start building it up it might be a bit easier because you can start marketing right away without having to worry about losing any users. If they are there then you can be sure that they like what you do and agree with it.

But before you can get people to like your page you have to optimize it and make it clear what its purpose is. The landing page is really important and you want to make sure that you make everything really easy for the potential buyers.

Use all the tricks you have to improve your landing page

Get a flat design landing page, have a call to action on the top and a sign-up form on the upper right side. The sign-up form can be sticky and scrollable. The most important information should be at the top and at the bottom, preferably on the right side. If you have any special information like refund policies and free shipping, for example, they should be easy to see from the beginning.

Studies show that when they open a page people usually look first on the top left side and then glance over the top of the page towards the right part. Therefore, all of your important selling points should be easy to see at first glance. By the time the user has read the upper part he should have a basic understanding of your product and on the right side at the end a call to action for conversion (sign up, order form). Order or buy buttons can also work in the middle, but never on the left side.

You must keep in mind that most users tend to bounce from your page in just 15 seconds. The time-frame varies from industry to industry, but that’s the average time.

Try a 5 second test. You show your page to a user for 5 seconds and ask them to answer a couple of questions about your page. If they can’t tell you the most important things about your page and product then you should rethink the entire thing and start over.

Look at the picture below to see an example of an ad that passes the 5 second test and works.

Ad example

 

Get free widgets for you landing page and make sure that you don’t forget anything that could help you. Make sure that everything is optimized and can be easily accessible from a desktop computer as well as from mobile devices.

If you’ve chosen a tier 2 country for your marketing campaigns as a target then you should use the language that those people speak, don’t just stick with English for everything. Not everyone speaks English and people will be more convinced by something in their native tongue.

If you don’t know that language hire some translators, you can find ones that do a good job, and are also cheap, on freelancing websites. Give fiverr.com and elance.com a go, they have a lot of professionals that can help you.

Know your audience

For your marketing campaigns to have any effect you have to know everything about your audience and cater your marketing to their needs. This means that you should know what age groups they are and what gender, as well as what operating systems they use.

So, if you want to advertise on mobile devices something for a younger audience everything is fine, but if what you want to market for an older population then you can’t use the same ads as you would use for the younger people and it’s important that you optimize for desktops and not for mobile devices. Not as many people of the older generation use mobile devices to order things so they won’t really need this optimization, but for younger customers it’s vital.

A great tool you can use is AdEspresso. You can use it for free for 30 days and you don’t need to put in any credit card details until your trial expires. You can choose whether or not to use it and pay for it after the 30 days. This tool can help you split campaigns and make ads to cater for different types of target audiences.

This tool is great for testing purposes. Instead of creating ads with different texts one by one, AdExpresso lets you add several headlines and multiple ad texts and then creates tens of ad versions at once. They also offer a spy-tool that grants you the option of seeing the competitors’ Facebook ads for free so that you can find inspiration. Check out the competition HERE!

Those that have many campaigns at the same time which they want to test should go for another tool that works with google analytics as well. The optimizer will make sure that everything works fine even if you do not have the time to optimize each one of them.

How to actually do it

You should keep your eye on Google Analytics and Facebook Insights at the same time and make sure that there are no major discrepancies between them. If there are you have to try and understand why this is happening and what you are doing wrong.

Whenever you want to advertise you should always have in mind that nothing works without A/B testing. You need to create ad groups based on age, sex etc and then create separate ads for each group.

The first week for each ad is the test week. You make a lot of different ads and don’t target that deep. 20 to 30% of your results might surprise you. The next week you go deeper with your targeting.

With every new piece of information you gather, you leave out some of the ads and redo others. When you see that one of them is doing better than the others you increase the budget on that one, but you don’t go from 1 to 100 instantly, you do it gradually. You don’t know how it will scale up and there are infinite pools of possible clients.

Facebook will take money for clicks and a lot of the people that see your ads and click on them might not buy anything. Make sure to keep your eye on your ROI and see what percentage is good for your business.

If you have a shopping site you might also want to try Remarketing and show the customers ads for products that they have previously seen or bought.

If you are ready to start monetizing and really make money with affiliate marketing then sign-up here and get started!

How to make money with Cash On Delivery CPA Offers!

Hey guys as most of you know I wrote about Leadbit CPA Network a few days ago, today I would like to talk about one of their best types of offer offer. It is really hot and has crazy conversion rates; COD or Cash On Delivery CPA offers. Cash on Delivery simply means once the user order’s a product they don’t have to prepay for the product ( Using their credit card). Instead, the payment is made once the product is delivered to the consumer.  COD is a big thing these days, especially in Asia and other countries where credit card usage is not common.  Here are a few reasons why when buying through the internet people prefer Cash On Delivery.

Cash on Delivery is a perfect solution for those people who want to check the product before paying for it. For example you might have heard about aliexpress products, where people end up paying for something which looked different in pictures. In such cases it’s a long and timely process to get your money back.

Everyone is concerned about their privacy. It’s always hard to earn peoples trust to make them pay using a credit card, especially in CPA Marketing pay per sale offers. It’s always hard to persuade people to use their credit card for the payment and make a purchase, many conversions are lost just because of this, as you will find the internet is full of complaints about credit card fraud. Cash on Delivery is a perfect solution to this problem and can really boost your conversion rates.

Leadbit Affiliatenetwork offers

Cash On Delivery CPA Offers

Why Cash On Delivery offers are big money makers!

So here is the best part, you can promote high ticket health related offers from Leadbit, and target geo’s which are not very common in general affiliate networks. For example, a great product to promote is Bactefor; an anti-parasite product targeting Vietnam. One of the major problems in countries like Vietnam is  Parasitic diseases. Check out this article  Up to 44% of Vietnamese infected with parasitic worms. With a population of 95,414,640 in 2017  and 51,333,076 Internet users, as of March 2017 it’s a great opportunity for affiliate marketers. The vietnamese market has  almost no competition and is a true unsaturated market where no affiliates are promoting their offers, and these kinds of offers bring a great opportunity for the affiliates who know how to take make use of a good opportunity.

What traffic sources you can use ?


The sky is your limit! One of the best things about INTL offers is that Ad networks have different advertising polices for every country. For example; If Google Adwords is not allowing you to promote something in the USA, they might allow you to promote the same product in some other country. (I would advise you to carefully read their advertising policy and guidelines, I don’t want people come to me complaining about how they stupidly tried to push offers and they got banned!) You can use anything from Social media traffic to PPC, native ads to pop traffic. For example; on Popads.net Vietnam is the 3rd biggest country for traffic inventory, with over 1.7 Mil unique visitors a day, and a max bid of $0.04500, this is some dirt cheap traffic you can take advantage of! Also, with over 40,000,000 Facebook subscribers, Facebook is a great network you can take advantage of, aside from buying dirt cheap traffic from Native Ads networks.

So this was today’s article, Are you ready to take advantage of this awesome opportunity ?

Why Cloaking is not Good for a Long Term Affiliate Business

In the past  2 weeks, I have been contacted by almost 20 people on facebook and through emails, basically asking for a way out, As they are tired of the regular cat and mouse game with traffic networks.
First of all, cloaking itself is not bad and can be a very effective tool against bot traffic and to prevent your competitors from spying on you..

The concept of Cloaking

The concept of Cloaking is very simple, using cloaking you can redirect the unwanted traffic to another page or website. For example; let’s say I don’t want traffic from a certain country, city or a traffic source on my blog, I can easily redirect them to another website based on their visitor data.

How affiliate marketers use traffic

In affiliate marketing, cloaking is mostly used to deceive traffic networks. Let’s say I want to promote an offer which violates Google/Facebook advertising policy, using cloaking we can show a legit offer but in reality promote the offer which violates the traffic network policies to people.

For example, let’s take  a scammy Offer like  “forskolindietdr.com”. If I promote this offer directly on Google adwords/Facebook ads, my campaign will never be approved by the traffic networks, as it violates their advertising guidelines.  In order to promote my offer on these networks I would have to use cloaking, which simply means I will redirect Google/Facebook reviewers to a reputable website, something like this NHS Article.  This website is for the National Health Service in the United Kingdom, I can easily get away with it and get my campaign approved; where all Google/facebook reviewers and Bots are redirected to the NHS website, and all the other traffic ( visitors ) are sent to the scammy weightloss offer.

affiliate Cloaking

How affiliates use Cloaking

Why Cloaking works

The main reason people tend to go for such offers is the over exaggerated trust that people have on sites such as Google and Facebook. This relates more to the older generations, because they are less aware of scams and how the internet is used to manipulate people into spending money. For example, grandpa’s and grandma’s  are more susceptible to buying things online, without researching, as compared to younger generations. To some, the internet is still fairly new and a large group of people are still unaware how internet works.

Another reason is the attractive ads, the colors and the pull element to them. Advertisers are aware of what their users are searching for and what they want, so they appeal to that nature. Like any ad. For example weight loss consumers will want imagery, and information about how “quick and effective” the products are, they are less likely to read the fine print, because they have already been lured by the attractiveness of the ad. these offers are more likely to focus on attractive ads rather than factual information, their aim isn’t to gain the trust of their consumers, but to just make sales.

Why Cloaking is Not Worth your time

Now let’s talk about cloaking in 2017, have you noticed cloaker prices are falling down ? There were days when cloakers used to charge thousands of dollars! These days you can easily buy a cloaker tool for $200 per month. The reason is that the good days of cloaking are gone, now everyone and their dog has a cloaker account and the competition is getting higher and higher.. Apart from that, traffic networks are coming down hard on affiliates using cloakers, which has caused the account ban rate to increase … It’s really hard for the affiliates to make sure they have sufficient supply of ad network accounts as compared to the ban rates by the ad networks.

So if you are thinking to just enter the world of cloaking, I would advise you to save your time and efforts and use them on something better, long lasting and completely whitehat, instead of shortcuts like cloaking. Just like the last stage of blog networks, they were a big thing amongst affiliates a few years ago, until google wiped them out completely. Yes there are still blog networks, but only those who know their stuff. All those who were in the market who had no real skill got wiped out, I am sure that’s what’s going to happen here soon. Especially with tech giants specially focusing on Artificial intelligence, it won’t take long… Facebook has already started; Read this  : News Feed FYI: Addressing Cloaking So People See More Authentic Posts Adding to this, Google is already working against cloaking behind the scenes and they have  shifted their anti cloaking preparations to a new office ( un confirmed source).

Focus on Long Term Business Goals

I have been working in this industry for 7 years and i have seen many shortcut methods like this which play with systems. Again I would like to mention private blog networks as one of the best examples. If you are serious about an affiliate marketing business, you should always try avoiding shortcuts which play with the system. You might make some money for a while but at the end of the day you will learn no real skills and once your method dies down you will have to start again from zero.

I always advise people to start with whitehat methods , It could be slow, but will teach you skills which you can use anywhere in your life. It also often takes the same effort as Black Hat methods. However once you are established you have skills that  can yield better results, as compared to shortcuts like cloaking. It also depends on your own morals as well, if you want to sell scammy products to people or if you want to make a living by promoting legit products. That Decision is yours …

What to do when your campaign is not profitable!

Hey Guys ! Its been a long time since I posted something on this blog due to health issues and other time management issues and a busy schedule..

I took a long break from writing something, so today I thought I would write write a quick post about one of the most commonly asked questions about making campaigns profitable.  It’s always a difficult question to answer without knowing anything about the campaign or its details, But i will try to point out a few things which would always help you out to tweak your campaigns. As not every campaign is profitable at the start and you don’t make money.

Failed cpa campaign

How it feels when your campaigns fail.

Know when to direct link or use landing page 

One of the biggest problems is affiliates are creating landing pages and the majority of people who face failures  can’t be bothered to create landing pages. I am not implying that direct linking doesn’t work at all it does but in some cases , Specially when we talk about pay per sale offers, it’s almost impossible to convert them with direct linking .. Unless you are promoting a well known brand or an offer which has a persuasive pre-sell page. The biggest advantage you get with the landing pages is that you can create multiple angles.

For example lets say I am promoting an email submit about Iphone 6…

Such offers have been running for years now, Now if i am direct linking the prospect will get this message ” Get a chance to win a free Iphone 7 by signing up to offer ”

If i use the same offer with a landing page, I can easily use Christmas as my angle and deliver a message which says something like this ” Double your Christmas celebrations by getting a chance to win free Iphone 7 ”

Now by using the landing page I wrapped same old campaign into a Christmas Special Offer. Which is not something people are used to everyday, I simply made it more believable by using Christmas as a reason my prospects should believe/follow me…

If you don’t want to work on landing pages at least ask your affiliate manager or advertiser to provide you with the new or different offer links. On any reasonable offer,   advertisers would be happy to help you out and get you different offer landing pages. If you have good volume the advertisers won’t hesitate to get some new offer landing pages created for you as well.

Figure out the problem

So you got a campaign up and running but after a few conversions and spending 3x or 4x amount of payout you stopped the campaign because its not making you any profits. While quitting or blaming traffic source/ CPA network is easy The real job, the difficult task is to read your data and find out the mistakes you made, Maybe you are not getting enough CTR, or your landing page is bad and the offer isn’t receiving enough clicks, or your offer is receiving traffic but its not converting. Maybe some of the   bad keywords are eating up your whole campaign budget and the ones which convert do not have enough budget allocated to them or they simply need increase in their bids. This is the best time to sit back and find out where you are making mistakes and study the data you have been collecting on your tracker and consult your traffic network and your CPA Network affiliate managers. One piece of advise I always give to people under my CPA Marketing coaching program  is to never hesitate in asking questions, As this is what helps you most and this is why your CPA networks and your Traffic Networks have hired their account managers; to help you out! So feel free to seek advise from your account managers if you are unable to figure out the problems in your campaign. Its always a best idea to test your offer yourself to make sure its conversion pixels fire before starting advertising campaigns.

Collect Data !

So you hear from someone that they are making good money on a specific traffic source and you just jump into that traffic source and find it hard to make your campaigns profitable? Here is the reality, Every traffic source is hard to convert, the only difference between you and the person who is printing money from the same traffic source is that the successful person you are trying to copy has data on that traffic network. Lets talk about a few traffic networks here; Leadimpact, many people would complain about their their rubbish traffic quality but what they forget is that successful people have collected enough data with them that they are able to filter out bad traffic sources, Same is the case with Pop Ads, Zero Park, Cash ads , 7 Search, many other similar networks and Native Adnetworks.

By data I don’t only mean your converting keywords but also the traffic source ids and in native ads placements and widget ids. Once you have a adequate collection of the sources in your data, you can easily filter out the bad traffic sources in your networks and spend your budget on the sources which provide you converting traffic. It’s never hard to mail your Adnetwork and ask them for their tracking features ( what you can track ) and their tracking tokens.

These were a few tips i wanted to share with you guys today , Do let me know if you have any questions by making comments below.

Adcombo CPA Network Review

Hey guys today I wanted to write about a network I came across a few days ago, Its called “Adcombo“. Normally I don’t write about networks but after working with their team and learning how serious they were about their network I decided to check it out by signing up..

Adcombo cpa network

Adcombo homepage

I must say I really liked their homepage and it’s very unusual for a network in the CPA Industry  to have good looking websites, ( have a look at my blog) but Adcombo has really made a very positive change in this industry and their homepage really looks awesome and gives a great first impression.

What Adcombo has to offer!

Quick and Easy Account Approval

This is  a big headache, especially for newbies these days, I have noticed that the waiting time for the account approval process with majority of  CPA networks is increasing more and more.  CPA Networks are understaffed and have no staff to manage everything properly or their affiliate managers are too busy with managing their existing affiliates( A few very popular networks are best examples).  This results in new affiliates waiting for weeks to get their accounts approved, With Adcombo that account approval time is decreased down to 24 hours, which is great for those affiliates who are tired of waiting for weeks to get approved on CPA Networks. As long as you are sending legit traffic and you know the basics of affiliate marketing you shouldn’t have any problem with the approval process at all .

Easy Payment Terms

Once again unlike many other networks Adcombo provides the best possible payment terms for affiliates. Their minimum payment threshold is $50 which is really helpful especially when you are just starting out! Aside from their minimum payment threshold, they also offer a weekly payment option as well, and their payment options include; Paypal, Payoneer, WebMoney and Wire transfer. These are the most flexible payment terms in whole industry and thats what I really love about Adcombo .. Because money is important right?

Variety of Offers and Geos

With growing competition in Western countries, It’s sometimes really hard to find something which can make you a big profit margin, and so you have to get out of the western market and look around for offers from the countries where there is less competition. In main stream CPA Networks its really hard to find solid offers from different non competitive geo,  I am sure my readers who have been promoting mobile will understand what i am talking about… For example lets talk about India , Pakistan South Asia and the Middle East. These countries are full of potential and they are almost untouched so far, from affiliate marketing. You won’t find many offers for these countries in your mainstream CPA Networks this means there is almost no competition or not many affiliates are promoting in these countries .. Adcombo have hundreds of offers from different countries, giving you a chance to pick up offers for geo of your choice..

adcombo offers

adcombo offers

Responsive Team

There is nothing more annoying than having an affiliate manager who never helps you or answers the questions you ask from them, or even when they do, they give you a canned response. I have seen in almost all networks except 2,3 networks, the majority of affiliate managers will never try to make extra effort to help you out.

adcombo built in support

adcombo built in support system

With Adcombo you are assigned a dedicated affiliate manager who will make sure all your questions are answered on time and they will do their best to help you out. They have also got a built in support area within their CPA Network interface, so you don’t have to goto your email inbox or open skype to get in touch with your affiliate manager. You can simply open a ticket from your network account dashboard.   The awesome support they offer to their affiliates is what I love the most about Adcombo; their team! I would advise you to ask for Ella as your affiliate manager ..

So far my experience with Adcombo has been excellent , Now it’s your turn to join them and let me know what you think by making comments below!

How to pick up a winner CPA offer

This is the most frequently asked question in the Affiliate industry, and a step which can make or break your affiliate campaign. No matter what traffic source you choose, without choosing the right offer it’s very difficult to succeed. One of the reason many newbies end up losing all their money is because they fail to choose the right offer.

Winner CPA Offers

A few examples of picking up wrong offer are.

  • Picking up offer with too much competition.
  • Picking up offer with bad conversion rate/ Offers with too much bad reputation.
  • Offers with small audience
  • Offers with hard conversion requirements

So lets have a look at all these examples one by one ..

CPA Offers with too much competition.

Booking.com is a perfect example of such types of offers. When it was new or off the CPA Networks its conversion rates were touching the skies. However as soon as everyone realized its converting well and has a huge potential, All the affiliates along with their cats jumped in and started promoting this offer. Those who started this offer early made good money and those who joined the party after realizing people are making good money on this offer couldn’t make good profits. Because by the time they were able to realized the earning potential the offer had there was already plenty of competition. The new guys couldn’t make campaigns successful, now don’t get me wrong this offer still works however if you think it would be easy to launch this offer on main stream networks targeting top tier countries it might not be a good idea, you will have to work on new angles and explore new international market in order to survive. So the lesson here is not to follow crowd instead create your own path.

TIP : If you really want to promote this one I would suggest you to go international.

Picking up offer with bad conversion rate/ Offers with bad reputation.

Here I am talking about beat up offers/Niches, which are already dead offers/websites with bad reputation. Penny auctions comes into mind. The better reputation an offer has the better conversion rate you would get and the easier it would be for you to promote. One of the best strategy I personally use is to contact the services I personal like/use and contact them asking if they have any affiliate program and most of the times they do have affiliate program or even if they don’t have I would contact one of their competitors and join them. If they have an affiliate program this is one of the best ways to get offers which are not available to affiliates (as the majority of affiliates rely on CPA networks to get them offers). You can also ask your CPA Networks to get offers from your favorite website/service.

Offers with small audience

This is a common problem, some time a niche or an offer doesn’t have a very broad audience and you get very limited amount of traffic. The ideal offer for you would be where you have large audience specially when it comes to PPV traffic. For example, if you are promoting campaigns related to injury claims in UK you wont find many targets with good traffic volumes.

Offers with hard conversion requirements

Now this is another major factor sometimes affiliates ignore. Whenever you are about to start promoting an offer, make sure you test it yourself first. If your network is using “Cake Platform” they have offer test option by default, however if your network doesn’t have this option there is no harm in using VPN (If offer is for a different country) and registering for the offer yourself and see at what point your offer converts. For example, in dating you would find many offers where you get conversion only when a user becomes a paid member and in the network offer description the offer is listed as email submit/complete signup. You can let your affiliate manager know the conversion id so they can remove the test conversion from your stats once you are done testing the offer. By testing the offer, yourself you will also get a better idea about how the offer works and would be able to guide your audience about it as well which will help you increase your conversion rate. Coming back to the topic, I always recommend to start with simple offers which require less action from the end user and are easy to convert. Most of times when starting out people run for the high paying offers however its just like a fresh graduate running after a managerial position in a company.
So these were the examples explaining how people mess-up when they are choosing offers. Now let’s talk about how not to mess things up form the very start and how to the pickup right offers.

  • Ask your affiliate manager
  • Look for the offers with popular names/reputation
  • Keep an eye out for fresh the offers/niches
  • Ask your affiliate network if they have offers which are not made public yet.

Ask your affiliate manager

Your affiliate manager could be one of the best advisors if you know exactly what to ask for. In most cases people have no idea what kind of questions they should be asking their affiliate managers or are too scared to get in touch with them.  Instead of asking your affiliate manager the generic questions be very specific. For example, if you are good at a specific traffic source ask them to give you the best converting offers working well with that specific traffic source and get as much information from them as possible for example ask them about what kind of landers work well. What kind of targets to choose etc..
Also your relation with your affiliate manager is very important and to improve that make sure you send them greeting cards on special occasions or a few kind words of appreciations will make their day and they would be more then happy to help you out as much as possible.

Look for offers with popular names/reputation

As I mentioned before a bad reputation can really hurt your conversions in the same way promoting well known brands can really increase your conversions and make things much easier for you. For example, it would be much easier to sell “Beach Body” due to its powerful commercials and “More Niche” with their real celebrity testimonials as compared to a random offer nobody has heard about before. As I stated above you can also work directly with your favorite services or ask your network to get their offer.

Keep an eye out for fresh offers/niches

This one is my favorite, Be the first ones to try out an offer or even a traffic sources. Whenever you discover something new make sure you try them at least for once. I learned this when I was promoting CPA Offers using 7 Search and I used to pick up all new offers from maxbounty and try them out when others used to complain about how 7search is the worst network and their IPhone email submits are not working. Related to the point where I discussed how high competition can crush your chances of success. Let’s say there are two roads one is crowded and the other one is empty, which one will take you home earlier? The one where every driver is heading and causing a traffic jam or the one where you have no traffic? Of curse you would go for the second one that is the case here.  For sure you might lose money as **THE OFFER IS NOT PROVEN WINNER YET** Because its new but still you have no competition and it is better to loose money by trying something new instead of loosing your money where everyone else is loosing.  And there has to be someone who will make it a proven winner, that better be you then some else.

Ask your affiliate network if they have offers which are not made public yet
In many cases affiliate networks test offers internally by running traffic to them before releasing them to the public, or they just let a few selected affiliates run that offer before the offer is made public to other affiliates. Try to be one of the first batch of the affiliates to try new types of offers instead of deciding to try them once offers are saturated and there is no more juice left in the offer.

So guys these were my thoughts about how to choose offers, you are free to agree or disagree with me. However, I would love to read what you have to say about this, whether you agree or disagree. So let me know what you think by commenting below. Your feedback will encourage me to keep writing more …

P.S: Don’t forget to share this post with your fellows 🙂

Kenster`s Six Figure Alliance is Back!!

Guess who is back to blow minds and generate success?
Yes that’s right it’s Kenster’s mastermind private coaching offer is back after 4 Months  !! This offer has been blasted out to our subscribers and readers each time it comes about(Check out May opening announcement here  ) because it is something we don’t want you to miss. Kenster is a well-known Internet Marketer and coach, he has inspired and taught many newbies, currents and big shot individuals. So if this is the first time you are reading this you are probably thinking well he is just like any other coach or mentor, promises the same? NO, NO, STOPPP…. We wouldn’t sell yousuch things, and we also wouldn’t review or promote it EACH TIME IT’S OUT if we didn’t think its first class for our subscribers and readers!

kensterSo who is Kenster?

As stated above Kenster is a well-known IMer and a very inspirational individual. He believes in honesty and empowering to succeed, he teaches with drive and determination to make his students successful. Obviously he has a gain and profit from his charges but he is not a money driven individual. Kenster believes in quality not quantity, this is why he like to LIMIT his coaching spots (GRAB IT QUICK). His ethics revolve around getting you the best out of his mentoring/coaching. He teaches things from mind set, to the tools you need, to the pros and cons and the dos and don’ts. Now that’s all maybe basics that a mentor should teach right? But Kensters ways are PROVEN right. Ok let’s move on to something not so “Common” He will also go through how to use aspects such as freedom and flexibility in working. He will help you learn how to ADAPT to that freedom and flexibility. That is something that is pretty awesome, to work when you want, be able to manage time to your advantage.

Overflow of info? You have not heard the best thing about Kenster… ESPECIALLY If you don’t know who he is. The best thing about Kenster is that not only did he make himself money… but also helped lots of other people to make money through affiliate marketing. His “RAGS 2 RICHES” produced over 4000 sales, and it helped many people to make a living. Now if that is not inspiration and a TRUE help… I don’t know what is!

Ok so maybe you are thinking he’s too much of a big shot? But he started from the bottom too… he used to sell cheap costume jewellery and novelty items, which taught him how to attract people and generate sales through hthat attraction. Everyone has their own methods but this guy is MIND BLOWING…

So let’s summarize?

Kenster is offering a coaching program about CPA Marketing. He has opened very few limited spots… so you should check it out… if you like it… GRAB IT WITH BOTH HANDS!  He has helped many affiliates to make money. If you are looking for a true coach who can coach “one to one” about CPA marketing get enrolled now in a program where kenster offers 1-1 coaching for six weeks!!

He will cover technical topics like Adsense, Cost per Action (CPA), Affiliate marketing, Selling Ad space, SEO, Product creation etc.

Still not enough? Here are some quotes from people about kenster

“Kenster knows things you can never find out when working alone, it is a lot to do with approach, and how you approach work when you get your CPA offers… This will be the biggest and best CPA course you will join, this CPA course can be life changing for you also.”

– J.Bold (Former student)

“Kenster is an inspirational and motivational mentor, his experience and knowledge is something that you will not find anywhere, his methods are proven to work if you follow it through right.” 

– M.Luwani (Former student)

I would personally also recommend this coaching because I have worked and communicated with kenster on a work basis. The conversations and the help he has given me has been fantastic, he is a easy going guy who wants to help people and share his knowledge and experience. “Kenster is a very good and successful coach who has been doing it for a long time, he allows you to build your skills as you go along.” 

-Justin Weeler (Somebody who doesn’t know anything about CPA, or doesn’t even want to learn) What more could you want? You know this is for you, this can be YOUR big break and the helping hand you need.

JUST CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT OUT AND AVAIL YOUR CHANCE AT SUCCESS

Custom audiences make big money on facebook

In todays tutorial i will show you how you can make tons of money by advertising affiliate offers and CPA offers on Facebook . We are going to use Facebook feature called "custom audiences".

What are custom audiences and how they can help us ?

Facebook FAQ Page explains custom audiences.

Custom audiences let marketers find their offline audiences among Facebook users. Using email addresses, phone numbers, Facebook user IDs or app user ID's to make the match, you can now find the exact people you want to talk to, in custom audiences that are defined by what you already know.

This means that in addition to targeting the types of people you want to reach among the Facebook population, you can now also reach segments of specific people based on information you have about your own, offline audiences.

You can create a custom audience representing any group of customers or prospect list that you'd like to reach with targeted Facebook Ads. For example, you could run a campaign to get more likes for your Page, targeted at your current customers who have not yet liked your Page. Then when you publish to them, you'll know you are reaching people who are already engaged with your brand.

You can also use custom audiences for objectives off Facebook. If you have a loyalty program or frequent customer list, you might want to reach those people with a special offer or sale.

 

We can use custom audiences to target different niche groups this way we will be only targeting those people who are interested in products and ads related to that specific niche, For example lets say i want to promote a JV ZOO product related to CPA Marketing so i want to target only CPA Affiliates, My best bet would be to reach only those facebook users who are members of facebook groups related to CPA Marketing, e.g CPA Affiliates, CPA Fix etc etc this way i will be targeting exactly to those people who are related to CPA marketing and this way my CTR would be high as my targeting is accurate and also facebook will charge me pennies (Don't believe me ? try it yourself!!).

What i need for using Facebook Custom audiences

You need to have following things ready !

  • Facebook AD Account
  • Affiliate Offer
  • Facebook id scrapper ( I recommend FB Lead Chef). Fb LeadChef will extract unique member ids from facebook groups (which you will later use as custom audiences ).

How to setup a Facebook ad campaign using Custom audiences

Process is simple and very easy , First of all log in to your facebook account , Click on ad manager (on right side) as shown in screenshot below.

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Now You will see Facebook ads dashboard . Look for Power editor on  right side and click it .

Facebook ads power editorNow you will see see next screen click download with settings shown in screenshot shown below.

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On next screen you will see custom audiences dashboard (I have already created some audiences  ) as shown below

Next step will be to extract user ids from groups on Facebook using FB Lead Chef (they have already created tutorial on how to use the software ) .Once you have all the sub ids in csv file click on create new audiences, And import them into your dashboard as shown in screenshot.
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Once you have uploaded the csv file it will take almost one hour to show you how many facebook ids you have imported and the next step is to create your ad. Click on custom audience name and this will open create ad window and once you have finished with creating facebook ad, Submit ad for review .

I hope you liked todays tutorial and use it to make big money using Facebook ads , I never had such a big success with my fb ads which i got from promoting ads using this method..

 

5 Tips that will increase your ppv campaign results

5 ppv tipsHey guys at the time of writing this article I am flaying to dubai and thought I would be a great idea  to utilize my time to write something helpful for you , So here am I with 5 tips that will increase your ppv results .

So before starting out let me tell you PPv is a great source of traffic if you use it with proper planning and a plan. The first and most important thing is to do your home work properly , If you want to succeed into ppv stop thinking like a noob and throw up a campaign randomly and expect it to generate good $$$ for you .  So here are my 5 tips you can use to make most out of your campaign.

Know your offer.

I have seen many affiliates doing this launching campaigns without having any idea about offers and campaigns. That is just like walking blindly or what I call it shooting in the dark , I have seen many affiliates promoting offers which they themselves dont know about . Stop doing that lean your offer before promoting it to your traffic it’s just like selling a product you have no idea about.

Use Proper Tracking

Tracking your traffic is must without tracking your traffic you wont know what’s working and what’s not. For example at start most of the campaign are always in negative numbers to make them profitable you will have to delete those targets which are not working for example let’s say I have a $50 campaign and it generates $40 a day and once looking into stats we see there are only 5 targets which are converting for us while all other targets are causing us to lose money. Now looking at numbers we find that $40 from our campaign go toward targets which are not generating any leads, and winners only get $10 from all daily budget. Now by simply cutting off all keywords where we are losing we can stop losing $40 and devote those $40 to those targets which are generating leads for campaign and we can turn one loser campaign into a successful one it’s as simple as that, But to do that we will need to track our traffic so we can know from which target we are getting lead sand which target is making us lose money. I always recommend people to use CPVLAB. Yes other solutions are free but none of them comes near to CPVLAB .

Analyze data you have collected

It really amazes me how affiliates never use their tracking tools properly , During my ppv consulting sessions I see most of my students are losing because they can`t use their tool properly . It is very unfortunate that we consider trackers only software to know successful keywords and that’s it . If you have a look at trends in your tracker you will see information about times of a day you get conversions , Days of week and days in months these factors are sometimes key to make your campaigns successful as we need to remove anything from our campaign that is making us lose money so that’s very important to know your software take some time out of your busy routine and read all manuals and instructions your tracking software provides and then accordingly analyze your data  and create campaigns.

Split test landing pages and offers

It is always good to split test different landing pages and offers and never ever underestimate anything, It is possible the landing page think will work best may fail and the one you consider bad may get you more results. Split test different landing pages and once you have a landing page with high CTR again test and it try to work on increasing its CTR . In same way sometimes a similar offer from two or more than two networks may have different results so always split test a offer from different networks too.

Never give up

Always have positive mindset , Never get scared of losing money or failure as the more you fall the more you learn , Your campaigns you be successful from day one you will have to make them successful so never give up on the way and always stick to your goal

I hope these tips will help you to be successful with PPV And increase your profits.

Kjrocker.com Contest |Win $100 For Free

Hey everyone its been a long time since i posted any contest on my blog , My last blog contest was $3000 worth of Adcentre Coupons Give away where i gave away 1 Ad center coupon of  value $100 for 10 days . I have made good money from CPA Marketing and affiliate marketing by promoting cpa offers and its time to pay back to my blog readers and this amazing community so i am  announcing kjrocker contest for 2013, In this giveaway i have decided to give away $300 to 3 lucky winners that means$100  per person, This contest will end on 21st of  FEB 2013 and winners will be announced on the same day !

How to participate

In order to enter you must  complete this one simple step

share this contest on Facebook or Twitter and provide proof that you shared this post by replying  using comments section below to this post with link to your status update on twitter/facebook  !

  • The status must NOT be deleted after any amount of time.
    and provide us proof by replying with link to your  (fb/twitter) status in comments below

I will choose one winners by random lucky draw !!!

 

Contest End Date : 1st-March-2013

Let it rain !!money

 

Congrats to the winners , All payments have been made to the winners !

Thank You For Participating in the contest 🙂

What kind of offers work on Christmas

So Christmas  is coming up and i can see more and more people involved in shopping, As Christmas  is considered as a great shopping season and people actually do shopping , buy new things and are actually looking for Christmas  offers from all types of businesses . Christmas  is a great opportunity for all kind of affiliates to make good money and it is the opportunity you get only once a year . So here are a few types of offers i have tested this year and last year which are still converting well for me .

Penny auctions

People do love Christmas Special Discounts. Trust me !

Email submits (with Christmas theme PPV landing pages )

Create your Christmas theme ppv landers and present your same old offers as christmas special offers and see the magic..

Shopping related offers

Who is not looking for discount ? Everyone here wants to save some money , all you need to do is to help them save some money by presenting them discount coupon,gift card offers 🙂

I hope this small post will open new ways for you to get more ideas and make money.

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