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Hi, I am happy to be part of the community and therefore I would like to introduce myself in the hope of getting some tips from you. So I'm relatively new to affiliate marketing, but I've never been vegan. I am standing in line for a while and sales are a long time coming. I have naturally grown Instagram and Pinterest channels with 11,000 views. I run a vegan blog where I promote various vegan products from clickbank, i.e. every article deals with a clickbank affiliate link. As I said, I haven't had any sales yet, but I've received almost 90 lead conversion, but most of it comes from India, Malaysia and the Philippines. At the moment I have too big a head to make right and wrong decisions. As probably every beginner does. Now I hope if you could give me any tips to go the right way
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    I've never been vegan....


    I run a vegan blog where I promote various vegan products from clickbank...


    I haven't had any sales yet

    Do you think there might be a correlation there?
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  • Profile picture of the author tnob
    Welcome to the Forum! I'm relatively new as well. What is a lead conversion?
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  • Profile picture of the author Serene Carmen
    Hi Max

    Welcome to the forum. You have managed to grow your channels to a significant amount of views (I'm assuming 11,000 views per month is what you mean).

    I would recommend you focus on growing your US, UK audience. Depending on the price of the products, they may be too expensive for your leads from Philippines and Malaysia.

    Secondly, not being Vegan yourself have you done enough research to know whether the products you are promoting are actually popular with vegans?
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  • Profile picture of the author DABK
    I have the same reaction as Kay: why would a vegan buy a product from Clickbank?

    The want to know things like:
    What vegan cheese melts like real cheese?

    Are there any hotdogs out there less gross than Tofurkey?

    Can risotto Bolognese be made vegan?

    Are there vegan options at Burger King (or some other chain restaurant)?

    All answers are readily available for free on Google. Without extra padding. There would be a big disconnect to Clickbank products, no?

    Originally Posted by Max Lindmann View Post

    Hi, I am happy to be part of the community and therefore I would like to introduce myself in the hope of getting some tips from you. So I'm relatively new to affiliate marketing, but I've never been vegan. I am standing in line for a while and sales are a long time coming. I have naturally grown Instagram and Pinterest channels with 11,000 views. I run a vegan blog where I promote various vegan products from clickbank, i.e. every article deals with a clickbank affiliate link. As I said, I haven't had any sales yet, but I've received almost 90 lead conversion, but most of it comes from India, Malaysia and the Philippines. At the moment I have too big a head to make right and wrong decisions. As probably every beginner does. Now I hope if you could give me any tips to go the right way
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  • Profile picture of the author Max Lindmann
    wow, thank you very much for this feedback and positive reception in the forum. First of all, I forgot to mention a few things. I have friends and acquaintances who are vegan and who are well versed in veganism, I made them as a business partner, so to speak.

    Yes it's true why should a vegan buy a course? Maybe to learn to be vegan yourself? Build muscle despite veganism? or vegan products (outside of clickbank) for the perfect start? No, there is a huge niche gap and those are recipes. People always want to learn new things and try new things while cooking. Cookbooks are sold in Buchhandlung Koch e-books and cooking courses, and the vegan niche is booming, according to google trends. That is my intention behind it.

    Of course, I can also link my business links here if that's allowed.

    Yesterday when I visited the forum a bit I got the idea to keep my blog running and to build a vegan quiz landing page at the same time. I read on the internet that this is the fastest, easiest and most advertising-friendly way to collect leads quickly. What do you think?
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    • Profile picture of the author DABK
      Max, quote the people you are answering. It makes things easier.

      Your goal, in my opinion, is to make money.

      It is easier to do that if yoy sell what people are
      1. Hungry for
      2. At a high enough price
      3. To people who can afford that price and are willing to pay it.

      Case in point: you have no sales though you have vegan friends who know about your blog and that you sell on it.

      Important: do not pay attention to what people say; pay attention to what, when, how, where and wht they buy.

      Equally important:
      Specialize. Your bodybuilding for vegans will not do well on a general vegan blog. It will do much better on a blog for vegan bodybuilders; or, at least, an entire section dedicated to vegan bodybuilders.

      Equally important: create each of your blog content around one product (or product type).

      Ditto: create different content, different by type:
      Some people are readers. A 1456-word post will do great with them.

      Some are not. A list, with short paragraphs, will get them to pay attention.

      Some people will pay attention to videos.

      Some to images.

      Some want impartial presentations.

      Some want to feel you, the writer, were part of a vegan soap opera.

      PS Do not forget to put affiliate disclaimers before every affiliate link.

      Easiest way to collect leads?

      Maybe. If you know what to ask.

      And how to drive traffic to it.

      Originally Posted by Max Lindmann View Post

      wow, thank you very much for this feedback and positive reception in the forum. First of all, I forgot to mention a few things. I have friends and acquaintances who are vegan and who are well versed in veganism, I made them as a business partner, so to speak.

      Yes it's true why should a vegan buy a course? Maybe to learn to be vegan yourself? Build muscle despite veganism? or vegan products (outside of clickbank) for the perfect start? No, there is a huge niche gap and those are recipes. People always want to learn new things and try new things while cooking. Cookbooks are sold in Buchhandlung Koch e-books and cooking courses, and the vegan niche is booming, according to google trends. That is my intention behind it.

      Of course, I can also link my business links here if that's allowed.

      Yesterday when I visited the forum a bit I got the idea to keep my blog running and to build a vegan quiz landing page at the same time. I read on the internet that this is the fastest, easiest and most advertising-friendly way to collect leads quickly. What do you think?
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  • Profile picture of the author kilgore
    Originally Posted by Max Lindmann View Post

    I run a vegan blog where I promote various vegan products from clickbank, i.e. every article deals with a clickbank affiliate link.
    No offense, but speaking as someone whose diet is diet is mostly plant based, that sounds really boring and frankly, not very useful. As DABK pointed out, there is a ton of free information on Google. Why would someone need the Clickbank products you're promoting rather than either free information or other information that someone might buy.

    I've never sold nor bought anything through Clickbank (more on this later), but poking around I found a few downloadable vegan products in the $20 range. But the thing is, you can get both physical and digital cookbooks on a site like Amazon for around the same price or less. And those cookbooks are written by professionals, edited by actual publishing houses, many of which have hundreds or even thousands of reviews so a potential customer doesn't just have to take your word for it. Plus they're being sold on a site that your users already probably use and trust.

    So going back to me not having ever bought anything at Clickbank. What about your vegan friends and acquaintances? How often do they buy vegan-targeted products at Clickbank? If the answer is "not often" or "not at all", I'd suggest you've got a major flaw in your business model.

    That said, the biggest flaw in your business model seems to be what I said first: your blog sounds boring. Is it? Again, I'd want to know what actual vegans thought of my site.

    One of the more difficult things for a new site to know is whether they have a winning business model. After all, if you're not getting a lot of traffic or sales, is that just because people aren't finding your site yet or because it's not very helpful.

    When we started our online business almost 10 years ago (I say "we", because like you, I have a business partner), one of the first things we did was ask all our friends to share it on Facebook. A lot did. And what we also noticed was that after seeing our site, a lot of their friends then shared it themselves. I'm not suggesting we were an instant viral sensation -- far from it. But we could already tell based on the reaction we got on Facebook as well as other interactions we had with people (either via email or in person), that we were at least on to something. That there was a need there that wasn't being filled and that our idea on how to fill it was a good one.

    Our business model wasn't perfect -- we still had a lot of adjustments to make and many assumptions we made were completely false --but we were at least on the right track. (And even then it took about two years before we made enough that both me and my business partner could leave our jobs to work on the site fulltime).

    So I wonder: what's the reaction of your vegan friends and acquaintances when they see your site? Are they excited by it? Is it something that they'll find useful in their lives? Does it meet a need that they have that isn't being met somewhere else -- or at the very least is it meeting a need that they have in a way that's better than the way that anyone else is meeting it? Because if that's not the case, I think anything else you do -- e.g., vegan quizzes -- is just putting lipstick on a pig.

    I suggest you make sure your business model is solid first. Only then tweak around the edges to optimize things like lead capturing.

    Edited to add:

    Originally Posted by DABK View Post

    Case in point: you have no sales though you have vegan friends who know about your blog and that you sell on it.
    This. Exactly.
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  • Profile picture of the author Diego Aguirre
    Welcome, I think you will have a difficult time selling something you don't believe in... It is possible to get some sales, but the motivation to continue will wear off at some point
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    • Profile picture of the author DABK
      OP never said anything about not believing.

      Originally Posted by Diego Aguirre View Post

      Welcome, I think you will have a difficult time selling something you don't believe in... It is possible to get some sales, but the motivation to continue will wear off at some point
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      • Profile picture of the author Diego Aguirre
        good attention to detail, it is a matter of perception actually, you are right
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  • Profile picture of the author nancy cocoza
    Hi... Great Post

    Best Regards,
    Nancy_Cocoza
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  • Profile picture of the author nolok756962
    Same to here. i am also struggling.
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  • Profile picture of the author NKenAlt
    Hello everyone, I thought I'd join the Warrior forum. I run a language school and I'm also a musician, and I'm always looking for ways to improve my marketing. I am hoping to learn a few things here.
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  • Profile picture of the author FGMax
    Wow cool. I am a vegetarian not a vegan. Vegan is quite a good niche. You should look for keywords that grab visitors from developed countries as they have more purchasing power.
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  • Profile picture of the author TobiMDD
    the first goal should be to find only one product within your niche which is high quality instead of 2, 3 etc.


    Once you have huge success you can find more things for your customers.
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