YT video and Clickbank, How to increase the number of sales Now?

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Hi mates...

I have a Youtube video which gets about 300 visits a day, almost 20-30 visitors click the hoplink and a few of them go to the order page, this way I get 1 sale every day or every other day.
The video itself provides interesting and really informative info -high quality info- and was taken from my vendor's page - I have his permission to use his video-. The video is the main video of the vendor page which covers the benefits of the product, what methods really works and of course the video itself contains several testimonials.

Now my question are:
1: How to increase the conversion out of the CURRENT visitors?

2: I just want to increase the number of sales for now so I don't want to take the email of the visitors at the moment, and the video it self covers the different aspects of the problem and the benefits of using the product, so do you think that yet I need to create a page and send the traffic to it? Apart from taken the emails, do you think that it is necessary while the video itself covers the aspects??

3: Regarding the #2 are you still thinking that free reports can help somehow?

4: The video is long (22 minutes) and I noticed that almost 30-40% of the visitors leave just after watching say 10-20 seconds of the video while the title of the video clearly says what the video is about... So how can I reduce this percentage? Any method (like say adding some wording to the video thumbnail or a call to action at the beginning of the video or anything else??).

I need to use the experience of the Experts in this regard. And I am sure that there are guys here that have valuable info and experience in YT videos. So please help me to increase the number of my sales if possible,,,,,

Thank you so much for any response...
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  • Profile picture of the author ivanadee
    Hi...have you used the annotation?it will increase your conversion.
    Hope it helps
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    • Profile picture of the author wizard12
      Originally Posted by ivanadee View Post

      Hi...have you used the annotation?it will increase your conversion.
      Hope it helps
      Thanks for your reply..

      Yes of course I have used a few annotations, one to invite people to click the link in the video description, one to show them the URL of the link itself, and one to announce that the product come with Bonuses....
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  • Profile picture of the author ivanadee
    Have you tried youtube external link?
    so people may be redirected to your chosen link.
    Just google it. It will surely increase your conversion.Hope it helps
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    • Profile picture of the author wizard12
      Originally Posted by ivanadee View Post

      Have you tried youtube external link?
      so people may be redirected to your chosen link.
      Just google it. It will surely increase your conversion.Hope it helps
      By external link you mean to use the URL of my hoplink -of course cloaked by a real domain- inside the video through annotation? If so, I think it is not possible when you promote a Clickbank product and you don'y own the sale page...
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  • Profile picture of the author ulianov
    You should have Call-To-Action at the end of video or annotation with call-to-action through all the video long
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    • Profile picture of the author wizard12
      Originally Posted by ulianov View Post

      You should have Call-To-Action at the end of video or annotation with call-to-action through all the video long
      Thanks..

      Call to actions to say what else? I use call to actions. Please take a look post #3 by your kind...
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  • Profile picture of the author dlangley13
    Ok so this is just a thought ...
    Why not create a landing page that is very similar
    To the hop link join page
    If they click the buy now then it takes them to your cb checkout page
    If not have an exit popup for a freebie to get the email and use the autoresponder
    To try and convert it
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    • Profile picture of the author wizard12
      Originally Posted by dlangley13 View Post

      Ok so this is just a thought ...
      Why not create a landing page that is very similar
      To the hop link join page
      If they click the buy now then it takes them to your cb checkout page
      If not have an exit popup for a freebie to get the email and use the autoresponder
      To try and convert it
      Well, just because I thought maybe the current method works better -just because the video explains almost every thing and hence by adding a page or squeeze page I lose some income-...

      Now it seems that you guys disagree?
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    • Profile picture of the author Michael Donavan
      Originally Posted by dlangley13 View Post

      Ok so this is just a thought ...
      Why not create a landing page that is very similar
      To the hop link join page
      If they click the buy now then it takes them to your cb checkout page
      If not have an exit popup for a freebie to get the email and use the autoresponder
      To try and convert it
      Bingo! The best way to increase your sales is to get 'em on your list, build a relationship with them, get them to KNOW, LIKE and TRUST you and, guess what, they'll buy from you for years to come!

      Mike
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      • Profile picture of the author wizard12
        Originally Posted by Michael Donavan View Post

        Bingo! The best way to increase your sales is to get 'em on your list, build a relationship with them, get them to KNOW, LIKE and TRUST you and, guess what, they'll buy from you for years to come!

        Mike
        Thanks...

        To be honest I am a beginner in the email marketing or establishing squeeze page/auto responders... Furthermore as I said in my reply to Alexa, I don't know what kind of squeeze page I should use...

        Are you thinking a squeeze page works effectively for a video with 20-30 daily clicks on the hoplink?

        Thanks
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        • Profile picture of the author Michael Donavan
          Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

          Thanks...

          To be honest I am a beginner in the email marketing or establishing squeeze page/auto responders... Furthermore as I said in my reply to Alexa, I don't know what kind of squeeze page I should use...

          Are you thinking a squeeze page works effectively for a video with 20-30 daily clicks on the hoplink?

          Thanks
          A good squeeze page is ALWAYS effective. 20 to 30 daily clicks to your hoplink is an awesome start for a beginner.

          Now, the idea is to take those 20-30 daily prospective buyers and get as many of them on your list as you can. If you're getting 20-30 prospects to your hoplink daily then your getting 200-300 monthly. That's a lot of new prospects to market your products to on a daily basis, yes?

          All you have to do is setup an exit pop with a message saying, something like, "Hey, thanks for taking the time to checkout my offer! To show you how much I appreciate it, here's a short report I put together detailing how I xxxxxx for free! Just enter your best email and I'll shoot it over to you!"

          People love free stuff, it's human nature. You're going to get a percentage of those 200-300 prospects a month on to your list and that's where the FUN begins!

          Instead of marketing 1 product to them 1 time you're going to be able to market multiple products to them multiple times. If you properly build a relationship with them and get them to KNOW, LIKE and TRUST you, they'll buy for years to come!

          There's an old saying in the business world that goes something like this...

          It's a heckuva of a lot easier to sell to an existing customer than it is to sell to a new customer, or something to that effect. Anyway, you get the picture.

          As far as the free report to give them...

          Do a google search for a quality plr product you can purchase for dirt cheap and edit enough to make it uniquely your own or, better yet, pay one of the multitude of talented copywriters we have here on the forum to write it for you. There are plenty of talented writers here looking to make a name for themselves that'll give you a rock-bottom deal. Just do your due-dilligence in selecting the right one.

          "The money is in the list" isn't an old, wornout mantra, it's ABSOLUTE truth! It always will be. Master this art and the world is your oyster, Wizard12!

          Mike
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  • Profile picture of the author JensSteyaert
    Yeah you should be using that video to build your list, not direct link.

    Yeah sure you can make some sales this way, but with a list you'll make a lot more money in the long run, plus you can build a funnel which will increase your conversions even more from the initial product you promote.
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    • Profile picture of the author wizard12
      Originally Posted by JensSteyaert View Post

      Yeah you should be using that video to build your list, not direct link.

      Yeah sure you can make some sales this way, but with a list you'll make a lot more money in the long run, plus you can build a funnel which will increase your conversions even more from the initial product you promote.
      Thanks...

      So is that what I should do?: MY YT video --> MY Squeeze page --> MY article page --. The VENDOR sale page

      If so, how do you provide the content for such an article pages? Is it enough to use the articles provided by the vendor in his affiliate page (he has 9 articles there in the affiliate page)...

      What you mean by build a funnel please? What is it and what I should do in this regard?

      Thanks
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      • Profile picture of the author JensSteyaert
        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        Thanks...

        So is that what I should do?: MY YT video --> MY Squeeze page --> MY article page --. The VENDOR sale page

        If so, how do you provide the content for such an article pages? Is it enough to use the articles provided by the vendor in his affiliate page (he has 9 articles there in the affiliate page)...

        What you mean by build a funnel please? What is it and what I should do in this regard?

        Thanks
        Hello,

        Well i'm not sure in what niche the product is that you're promoting, but yes you should give something away for free that presells the main offer. If there is material the vendor is using to presell the offer that's great because that will save a lot of work.

        So what you can do is make people opt in the your squeeze page which gives something of value away, and then add a follow up sequence in your autoresponder. For instance reminding all your subscribers about the benefits of the product you promote.

        After they have gone through your initial follow you can send out newsletters providing value and promote related products. That's why it's important to build a list, especially with the traffic you already have since you'll make more sales this way, and you're building a list you can monetize for a long time (and not just a one-time shot by sending people to a salespage and hoping they buy).
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        • Profile picture of the author wizard12
          Originally Posted by JensSteyaert View Post

          Hello,

          Well i'm not sure in what niche the product is that you're promoting, but yes you should give something away for free that presells the main offer. If there is material the vendor is using to presell the offer that's great because that will save a lot of work.

          So what you can do is make people opt in the your squeeze page which gives something of value away, and then add a follow up sequence in your autoresponder. For instance reminding all your subscribers about the benefits of the product you promote.

          After they have gone through your initial follow you can send out newsletters providing value and promote related products. That's why it's important to build a list, especially with the traffic you already have since you'll make more sales this way, and you're building a list you can monetize for a long time (and not just a one-time shot by sending people to a salespage and hoping they buy).
          Thank you...

          So isn't it important if I send the traffic from a Yt video to a squeeze page? Does the squeeze page/opt-in concept works for the traffic coming from YT too?
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

    I just want to increase the number of sales for now so I don't want to take the email of the visitors at the moment
    That's why you have the problem.

    "Wanting to increase the number of sales for now" is a reason to be collecting the visitors' email addresses, not a justification for not collecting them.

    ClickBank affiliate marketing can be difficult and complicated to do, but it's easy and straightforward to understand, if you simply look at the fundamentals of affiliate marketing. To earn significant money from affiliate marketing, you need to keep your potential customers returning to the sales page, because very, very few people buy a ClickBank product at their first visit to its sales page, but if you don't collect any of their email addresses, their first visit to its sales page is likely also to be their last visit to its sales page. You also need to have a way of establishing the credibility and trust necessary to pre-sell the product effectively. I appreciate that you expect to be able to do that just by driving traffic to your video, but again, that expectation is why you have the problem.

    The type of solution you're looking for isn't an appropriate one for the problem you have. At the moment, you're trying to run the bath by opening the taps as fully as you can, and now you're even looking for ways to try to increase the water-pressure, but you haven't put the plug in the hole and it may not get any easier until you do.

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    • Profile picture of the author wizard12
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      That's why you have the problem.

      "Wanting to increase the number of sales for now" is a reason to be collecting the visitors' email addresses, not a justification for not collecting them.

      ClickBank affiliate marketing can be difficult and complicated to do, but it's easy and straightforward to understand, if you simply look at the fundamentals of affiliate marketing. To earn significant money from affiliate marketing, you need to keep your potential customers returning to the sales page, because very, very few people buy a ClickBank product at their first visit to its sales page, but if you don't collect any of their email addresses, their first visit to its sales page is likely also to be their last visit to its sales page. You also need to have a way of establishing the credibility and trust necessary to pre-sell the product effectively. I appreciate that you expect to be able to do that just by driving traffic to your video, but again, that expectation is why you have the problem.

      The type of solution you're looking for isn't an appropriate one for the problem you have. At the moment, you're trying to run the bath by opening the taps as fully as you can, and now you're even looking for ways to try to increase the water-pressure, but you haven't put the plug in the hole and it may not get any easier until you do.

      .

      Thanks Alexa, very very good points...
      But i have several basic questions, and hope you could give me detailed responses by your kind (my video has ranked well and now and gets almost one sale a day and bring me almost 34&, So by what you said, I came to the conclusion that I can have more daily sales out of that video with the same traffic, so please help me a bit more if possible?)

      I am a newbie in establishing squeeze pages and sending email to the lists... Maybe that's why I couldn't notice that it works in short term too, right? i mean say I have captured the email of 20-30 visitors this week, then I can/should/must email them the next week and represent them for the product they met last week?

      1: How can I establish a squeeze page and how/from where to get an auto responder -if I need any?-

      2: What kind of squeeze page should I use? Just a simple page asking people to give away their emails for a report, or I should have a page with articles/details and so on + a squeeze page or what ever you call it at the middle or one side of the page to take the emails for a report? Yes, with such questions it is clear now that I am a real newbie in this regard!

      3: Can I send the emails to the visitors from the start point -say just a few days or a week after they meet my video and the squeeze page/vendor page- while my list is too small too, or I should wait till it happens to be big?

      4: The sale page of my vendor has an option which enables him to capture emails by giving a free report, then if I do the same thing, it won't harm the work in any case??

      Thank you so much
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      • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        Thanks Alexa, very very good points...
        But i have several basic questions, and hope you could give me detailed responses by your kind
        It's unlikely, because I don't use video, at all, myself ... so some of what you're asking is just outside my experience. But clearly there are others, posting above, who know much more about it than I do.

        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        I am a newbie in establishing squeeze pages and sending email to the lists... Maybe that's why I couldn't notice that it works in short term too, right?
        Yes, it can work well in the short-term, too. Many "list subscribers" can buy during the first 7-10 days. (That's fairly "short-term", isn't it?).

        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        i mean say I have captured the email of 20-30 visitors this week, then I can/should/must email them the next week and represent them for the product they met last week?
        Each subscriber needs to hear from you on the day they subscribe, and then again on the next day (or maybe the day after that), and to receive an automated email series from you. You just load this into your autoresponder service, and it's done automatically. You need to write the emails, of course, but only once each, and the sending out is timed and automated for you. Whether it's right for you depends on your traffic demographics and sources, the niche, the subscribers' expectations and sometimes on other things, too.

        But mostly it's about "continuity".

        This part of the forum will help you: Email Marketing

        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        What kind of squeeze page should I use?
        This depends on your traffic demographics and sometimes on where the traffic's coming from, too. I have no experience of getting traffic from Youtube videos, and I don't actually use squeeze pages myself (though I have in the past), so I just don't know; sorry.

        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        Just a simple page asking people to give away their emails for a report
        That's always easiest, and can work well. Many people do it successfully (I don't do it).

        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        or I should have a page with articles/details and so on + a squeeze page or what ever you call it at the middle or one side of the page to take the emails for a report?
        That's what I do, and I prefer it. I make more money from that (I've split-tested many times, in different niches) but I don't know whether that will be true for traffic coming from Youtube. Doing it this way means you're using an "opt-in page", but your opt-in page isn't a "squeeze page": http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...ml#post9319964

        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        Can I send the emails to the visitors from the start point -say just a few days or a week after they meet my video and the squeeze page/vendor page- while my list is too small too, or I should wait till it happens to be big?
        No - definitely don't "wait". People who subscribe need the first email on the first day, and the second email on the second (possibly third) day.

        Personally, I send email on days 1, 3, 6, 10 and 15 and thereafter at 5-day intervals, but that doesn't mean that that system will necessarily also be "right" for you.

        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        The sale page of my vendor has an option which enables him to capture emails by giving a free report
        It's a product I would not, myself, be willing to promote with that sales-page.

        Explained here (long and detailed and important thread: I really recommend you to read it all, carefully): http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...oduct-opt.html

        Sorry that I'm not much use to you, here, but you're asking about things I don't do, myself.


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    • Profile picture of the author wizard12
      Originally Posted by jasonwebb71 View Post

      I think the statistic I heard said that the average YouTube viewer decides within the first 9 seconds whether they're going to continue watching a video or not. Therefore, you have to hook them within that time and convince them to click.

      I dare say that a video that runs for 22 minutes hasn't been set-up to really grab people that quickly.

      You definitely need your call to action to be displayed right from the start of the video, but it's better if the video itself also draws attention to the link too, rather than going into a 22 minute sales pitch about the offer.

      I hate to say it, but I think the video may just not be suitable for the sort of quick response you're looking for on YouTube. I'm by no means a YouTube marketing expert though, so I'll happily bow to greater knowledge

      Regards

      Jason
      Thank you...

      well the video has more than 200-300 daily visits and almost 15-30 click the hop link and a sale/day arrives... So I am not sure if the video itself has a problem... I will add a call to action at the beginning of the video to see what comes up...

      Thank you again
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  • Profile picture of the author Corey Taylor
    Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

    Hi mates...

    I have a Youtube video which gets about 300 visits a day, almost 20-30 visitors click the hoplink and a few of them go to the order page, this way I get 1 sale every day or every other day.
    The video itself provides interesting and really informative info -high quality info- and was taken from my vendor's page - I have his permission to use his video-. The video is the main video of the vendor page which covers the benefits of the product, what methods really works and of course the video itself contains several testimonials.

    Now my question are:
    1: How to increase the conversion out of the CURRENT visitors?

    2: I just want to increase the number of sales for now so I don't want to take the email of the visitors at the moment, and the video it self covers the different aspects of the problem and the benefits of using the product, so do you think that yet I need to create a page and send the traffic to it? Apart from taken the emails, do you think that it is necessary while the video itself covers the aspects??

    3: Regarding the #2 are you still thinking that free reports can help somehow?

    4: The video is long (22 minutes) and I noticed that almost 30-40% of the visitors leave just after watching say 10-20 seconds of the video while the title of the video clearly says what the video is about... So how can I reduce this percentage? Any method (like say adding some wording to the video thumbnail or a call to action at the beginning of the video or anything else??).

    I need to use the experience of the Experts in this regard. And I am sure that there are guys here that have valuable info and experience in YT videos. So please help me to increase the number of my sales if possible,,,,,

    Thank you so much for any response...
    if the product you're promoting has a special page for the affiliates check it out. Some products offer ready-made email templates to import to your email service.

    pretty cool, huh? it's gonna be great this way cause you'll only have to get their emails that's all. All of the hard copy writing stuff has been taken care of the seller.

    A 2nd idea is to upload multiple videos with multiple accounts (don't risk the one that's ranking) and rank the same video since it's converting , but with different long keywords

    2 sales from 5 keywords are 10 sales per day if you think about it.

    give these 2 ideas a try, good luck!
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    • Profile picture of the author wizard12
      Originally Posted by Corey Taylor View Post

      if the product you're promoting has a special page for the affiliates check it out. Some products offer ready-made email templates to import to your email service.

      pretty cool, huh? it's gonna be great this way cause you'll only have to get their emails that's all. All of the hard copy writing stuff has been taken care of the seller.

      A 2nd idea is to upload multiple videos with multiple accounts (don't risk the one that's ranking) and rank the same video since it's converting , but with different long keywords

      2 sales from 5 keywords are 10 sales per day if you think about it.

      give these 2 ideas a try, good luck!
      Thank you Corey Taylor,

      Yes the product I am referring to, has a email templates for the affiliates, but yet I have no email service, I should establish a squeeze page as other said here, but have no enough clues how to do that/ what squeeze page works for me/ from where I provide the material!
      I am waiting to have the help of Alexa and others to my questions to establish one...

      The channel which I am talking about has more than 6 videos all related to the niche I am in... but it is for months now that I couldn't double the number of sales while the main video has gained even more rank in YT!
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        • Profile picture of the author wizard12
          Originally Posted by jasonwebb71 View Post

          So, you're saying that the rank has improved, and I presume the video views have improved, but the number of sales haven't improved?

          The key stat here then would probably be whether the number of clicks on the hoplink has increased in line with the number of video views. If it hasn't, then the video is probably at fault. If it has, then you'd have to assume that the fault is with the sales page that they're taken too.

          Regards

          Jason
          Thanks...

          The number of guys who click the hoplink has increased somewhat, but the purchase rate is constant like before! I don't know but maybe it has something to do with the length of the video! I have to add a call to action at the beginning of the video and see if it can help!

          Furthermore most of visits to my video are from YT itself... I guess maybe people in YT are not in the buying mode...
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      • Profile picture of the author Corey Taylor
        Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

        Thank you Corey Taylor,

        Yes the product I am referring to, has a email templates for the affiliates, but yet I have no email service, I should establish a squeeze page as other said here, but have no enough clues how to do that/ what squeeze page works for me/ from where I provide the material!
        I am waiting to have the help of Alexa and others to my questions to establish one...

        The channel which I am talking about has more than 6 videos all related to the niche I am in... but it is for months now that I couldn't double the number of sales while the main video has gained even more rank in YT!
        I am not gonna lie... I suck at coding. I always try to do my things with wordpress.

        Check out optimizepress, I have version one (didn't really need to move to version 2 - I believe in the "don't try to fix what's not broken" saying).

        I suggest you get version 2 though, seemed pretty cool and it's easy to setup since it has a WYSIWYG editor.

        If you have version 1 as me, don;t waste your money, 1 works great too.

        Good luck !!
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    but yet I have no email service, I should establish a squeeze page as other said here, but have no enough clues how to do that/ what squeeze page works for me/ from where I provide the material
    It sounds like you have some studying to do.
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    • Profile picture of the author wizard12
      Originally Posted by Brent Stangel View Post

      It sounds like you have some studying to do.
      Yes that's true... But before that I guess I need some clues to be targeted at what I am going to do... I am a newbie in this subject, so have no enough clues to go with... As i said for instance I don't know if I should create a webpage with say several articles in my niche and include the email/opt-in system in say one side or I should direct people to a sole squeeze page and capture emails for a report and then direct them to the vendors page??
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  • Profile picture of the author allseowork
    create a landing page and have a call to action, external (landing page) url at the end of the video.
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  • Profile picture of the author wizard12
    Thank you so much...

    I noticed one point... Please correct me if I am wrong...

    My vendor has an opt-in form in his page... I tested and tested and noticed that when he takes emails via opt-in form if they purchase through that, yet my credits count... So it means that the vendor is helping me somehow by his opt-in form, right? If he didn't have that opt-in form included in his sale page then maybe those guys who do not buy in first glance go and do not do a purchase for ever!

    So if I suppose that the vendor is honest, can I come to this calculation that apart from collecting emails myself an op-in form in the sale page of the HONEST vendors is really helpful for affiliates?

    Thanks...

    P.S. Yes for sure I know that I should collect emails too too sell future programs....
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    • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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      Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

      My vendor has an opt-in form in his page... I tested and tested and noticed that when he takes emails via opt-in form if they purchase through that, yet my credits count... So it means that the vendor is helping me somehow by his opt-in form, right?
      No, it doesn't necessarily mean that.

      To learn whether its deceptive or honest, you would have to check the vendor's entire series of outgoing emails over a 60-day period (the duration of a ClickBank cookie), from multiple different email addresses, to determine whether or not any fresh cookies arrive in links, which would overwrite yours.

      It's much more complicated than it looks.

      Most vendors who are cutting affiliates out of the commission-chain are doing so with only a small-ish proportion of the sales. (They couldn't possibly steal them all - they wouldn't have any affiliates left!).

      Depending on the commission percentage they pay, many can double their own incomes by doing this 20-25% of the time, so they have a very powerful financial incentive to do so.

      Almost no serious, professional affiliates are willing to promote products which have a vendor's opt-in on their sales pages.

      In this thread, 30-40 of us explain why, at length and in detail.

      I strongly advise you to read that whole thread ^^^ carefully.

      Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

      If he didn't have that opt-in form included in his sale page then maybe those guys who do not buy in first glance go and do not do a purchase for ever!
      And if you have that opt-in form included on your page, then maybe you can earn the commission on all those guys who go back and buy later, rather than trusting the vendor to make sure you still get your commission, but having no way of knowing whether or not that's actually happening!

      Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

      So if I suppose that the vendor is honest, can I come to this calculation that apart from collecting emails myself an op-in form in the sale page of the HONEST vendors is really helpful for affiliates?
      Yes. If he's one of the 15% of vendors who never steals a lead from his affiliates, that would indeed be so.

      (That 15% figure comes from independent research, in which it was demonstrated over a sample of products with vendors' opt-ins on their sales page that 85% of the time, one or more emails sent from the vendor to the prospective customer contained one or more "new hoplinks" which overwrote the affiliates' existing hoplink.)

      Originally Posted by wizard12 View Post

      Yes for sure I know that I should collect emails too too sell future programs....
      The sooner you start doing that, the sooner you'll convert at a much higher overall rate and put many of these other problems behind you.

      You can also ask the vendor to give you a different copy of the sale page, without the opt-in. Many vendors do that. If this one won't, ask yourself why he won't.


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  • Profile picture of the author Trey Morgan
    How about you just make more videos and repeat what you did with the first video to get it to generate 300 views per day?
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  • Profile picture of the author seeqer
    My two cents AS A CUSTOMER.

    22 minutes is rather long. That is 22 minutes of my time.

    I prefer advertising in text. Not only can I glance quickly at the content but I can also take the time to read. If something catch my attention, I can focus on that particular section of the advertising. If I like it, I may even read the rest or listen to the video. I can save the page or print it.

    If I print it and I am in a hurry I may want to access to the salespage when I read the printed text later. Put a link to the salespage that is print friendly so that customers like me go quickly to your salespage or any page where we can access the salespage.

    You have 5 to 10 seconds to catch my attention. If the video does not do it, the content should.

    Also, I do not like free reports that require me to leave my email address or create an account. I only get those kind of free report when I REALLY NEED IT. Afterall, reading a free report means having to take some time. It feels like an hassle to read something that MAY BE hundreds of page. Usually no marketer write how many page the free report actually is so it always look bigger in my head than it actually is. Also having to create an account is an investment in time and I never know how much information is required and leaving my email address may mean I will get spammed.

    Remember, I am in a hurry, I have other alternative products to see.

    What you need is to make the information EASILY available with headers and sub headers to divide the information into blocks that are easy to read and easy to glance.

    Make it easier and faster to get the information that I need so I can be convinced this is the right product for me.

    Then you can have a link to the video for more information and also you can add a call to action in the text and also you can add a few links in the text if the text is long.

    If you do just VIDEO marketing you will lose clients like me who do not feel like waisting time to watch a 22 minutes video. If I do 3 videos like that I lost 1 hour of my life. If I do 9 videos like that, it is 3 hours of my life. I do not have time to go through many videos.

    If I am interested in what is offered, I may want buy it on the spot BEFORE I finish reading the entire text. This is especially true if the product or service is a good answer to one of my problems.

    Having a call to action in the end is great but a few links within the text to facilitate impulse buying is good as well. Some people who do not have the time to read the entire pre sell page. If there is alot of content, they may feel to lazy or be in to much of a hurry to actually want to scroll down and find that link that lead to the salespage..

    If it takes forever to reach the salespage, I quit and I move on to another possible solution. When I m in a hurry and tired, I get irritated easily and I lose patience as well.

    Make it easy for tired people in a hurry who gets irritated at waisting their time.

    They are a lot of us out there especially in these uncertain economic times.

    Sorry for the not so great english, I do not have alot of time to do all the grammar and spelling correction
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  • Profile picture of the author webproishere
    Get a domain which is really close to the product you are trying to sell then send traffic from the video to this site first and explain carefully what the product is all about. A pre-sale page if you prefer. You could also tell the potential customer (if it's possible) that you are willing to help them out or give them additional freebies if they do register/buy the product thru you.
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