Is CPA as 'simple' as this??

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Im hoping some experienced CPA masters can help me out with a noob CPA question.

I've got a couple of years of SEO affiliate marketing under my belt and I do ok, but I'm keen to limit my exposure to random Google algorythm changes and would like to dip my toe into the CPA water.

As per usual it seems as though you each have your own individual methods but after reading a bunch of threads I want to validate if my understanding is correct:

At a very basic level, is this a worthwhile approach??
  • Find a product that I think will convert (on Clickbank or similar)
  • Identify a demographic the product will appeal to
  • Rent some ad space on a website that is visited by the target demographic (via buysellad.com or similar)
  • Design a banner that will compel the viewer to click
  • Earn commission when visitors click my ad and make a purchase
  • Earn profit when commission revenue outweighs the cost of the ad space
  • Measure, refine, repeat

I'm guessing that this process should ideally also involve capturing email address and building up a list for re-sells etc?

Do people do this, or am I missing something??

I'd appreciate your comments!
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  • Profile picture of the author Cram
    Its as simple as you make it,
    Im tracking all my traffic and CPA networks with one central platform.
    Which makes it easy to track what LP/offer convert better and just love it.

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  • Profile picture of the author Silentkiller1
    It is simple as that if you take action but it involves research,testing and dedication.
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  • Profile picture of the author InternetJon
    It can be, but I think you're over simplifying this step:

    • Design a banner that will compel the viewer to click
    It can take quite a while to find a banner that is actually going to get you the CTR needed to get out of the negative. Need to test a bunch of different ones, track everything, and keep testing until you find a winner.



    The upside is - once you find one it can be good money for a long while!
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  • Profile picture of the author CashAdsLLC
    At a very basic level, is this a worthwhile approach??
    • Find a product that I think will convert (on Clickbank or similar)
    I wouldn't find just a product on ClickBank. Jump into CPA marketing and get with a cpa network. You'll have much more of a financial gain going this route.

    • Identify a demographic the product will appeal to
    First Identify what is appealing to YOU. From there, focus on the demo of that product. One of the many sites that can give you a glance is quantcast.com

    • Rent some ad space on a website that is visited by the target demographic (via buysellad.com or similar)
    This can definitely work but explore other types of traffic with this such as PPC.

    • Design a banner that will compel the viewer to click
    Once you find a product either within Clickbank or another affiliate network; most of the advertisers will have already created banners for you to test with.Sometimes designing your own can definitely work, but at least test with whats given to you first.

    • Earn commission when visitors click my ad and make a purchase
    This is your typical Clickbank style of programs however with CPA marketing, your getting paid for the action of the user. These actions are well beyond just your typical purchase program.

    • Earn profit when commission revenue outweighs the cost of the ad space
    Test Test. And even if you are earning profit, test with similar products / offers with your traffic source.

    • Measure, refine, repeat
    Agreed.


    I'm guessing that this process should ideally also involve capturing email address and building up a list for re-sells etc?

    This is a good step, and is definitely worth doing at some point.

    Do people do this, or am I missing something??

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    • Profile picture of the author Joey Babbs
      yes it is that simnple....but you probably find the difficulty in all of this will be on 3 things....that may need some outsourcing later on...

      1. designing a good landing page... (people get lazy and dont do this well)

      2. designing good banners - believe it or not amatuer style banners seem to get more clicks in many niches! Also blue text seems to work, and a little animation like flashing text

      3. contacting web owners for direct media buys... - this can be a pain in the #@s and might be worth outsourcing it to someone...
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  • Profile picture of the author aaron86
    As simple as that but needs to research, experiment and lastly do it in actual.
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  • Profile picture of the author CyborgX
    It depends how good you are and how efficiently you are applying your knowledge on it.
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