Clickbank diet niche still profitable?

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Hi everybody!
After reading some WSO's about creating your own product and clickbank etc.
I had this idea of creating my own product (diet ebook) based on a real story (my own weight loss story) that worked greatly for me, made me really into a changed man.
The diet i used was an existing one(free to find on the internet) but i modified it by consulting a dietitian and this way i improved it.

I reviewed the sales sites of all top diet ebooks on clickbank and i think with a great mindset and some investment i can top what they've got. The book i will write myself and then let a certified language expert remaster it. The sales pitch text for the website i will outsource (not fiverr, but real profs) and i will have an amazing sales pitch video for the front page.

The only problem is... is this still viable? Or is the competition that big on clickbank on this niche that i will fail miserably?
#clickbank #diet #niche #profitable
  • Profile picture of the author fasteasysuccess
    You can still make a lot of money in that niche, but would suggest narrowing down and being targeted inside that big niche so can attract the people looking for the "different" option and appear as calling out to them. Then the 2nd campaign can run the everyone in the niche, but again, i would start with the more profitable option 1st.
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    • Profile picture of the author RahimaMal
      Originally Posted by fasteasysuccess View Post

      You can still make a lot of money in that niche, but would suggest narrowing down and being targeted inside that big niche so can attract the people looking for the "different" option and appear as calling out to them. Then the 2nd campaign can run the everyone in the niche, but again, i would start with the more profitable option 1st.
      Yeah I agree, the diet and fitness industry is still thriving, narrowing it down and finding super hot subniches is good... who knows what golden nuggets you can find. For example, the Paleo diet, got popular around 2012 but still doing well today.
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  • Profile picture of the author supereek
    so by narrowing down you mean makeing it differ from the rest, stand out as something completely opposite of what they were expecting?
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  • Profile picture of the author David McGimpsey
    The competition is big, but that's a good sign.

    I think fasteasysuccess's advice is good about narrowing it down.

    I also think you should focus on your unique selling point. What is it that differentiates your product from every other one out there? Why would they buy your diet product instead of an established clickbank one or signing up to Jenny Craig?

    Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author supereek
    So lets say i got it all done, what then?
    Do i have pull traffic to it myself at start to get proof of conv ratio % ?
    Else i wouldnt know why an affiliate would choose me above all others....
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  • Profile picture of the author David McGimpsey
    If I was you I would start building a list of potential buyers in this niche right now. As you create the product build a relationship with your list. When you release the product, notify your list. If your relationship with them is good then you'll probably be able to score some buyers.

    As you get close to launching your product start looking for potential JV partners. You may have to offer them 100% commissions to promote your product, but it will be worth it in the long run to get affiliate sales in.

    In order to attract affiliates and to convert you'll have to make sure the sales page is really good.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by supereek View Post


    The only problem is... is this still viable? Or is the competition that big on clickbank on this niche that i will fail miserably?
    Is the sky blue ?

    Of course it is.

    You just need to separate yourself from the competition and drill down your niche within the health and fitness Market. Make your product unique and think outside the box

    Maybe a diet book for Bi Polar individuals or for High Corporate working Moms or something like that


    - Robert Andrew
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    • Profile picture of the author supereek
      Originally Posted by discrat View Post

      Is the sky blue ?

      Of course it is.

      You just need to separate yourself from the competition and drill down your niche within the health and fitness Market. Make your product unique and think outside the box

      Maybe a diet book for Bi Polar individuals or for High Corporate working Moms or something like that


      - Robert Andrew
      Thanks for the reply. I dont really want to digg deep into subniches. Because to do so i would have to create a product that i have no knowledge about. My diet works with all types of people (except for diabetics ofc) and i know from experiance that it works, the side effects, feelings etc. Cant i seperate myself from the competition by making a better sales video and better content/site in general?
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      • Profile picture of the author bigballin6161
        Originally Posted by supereek View Post

        Thanks for the reply. I dont really want to digg deep into subniches. Because to do so i would have to create a product that i have no knowledge about. My diet works with all types of people (except for diabetics ofc) and i know from experiance that it works, the side effects, feelings etc. Cant i seperate myself from the competition by making a better sales video and better content/site in general?
        If you plan on making a better sales video you better have alot of cash. Those top CB weight loss products are hiring the best copywriters which charge well over 20k for the script, then producing the video which could be even more than that. You are going up against the big boys with deep pockets. Of course it can be done but you have to know your stuff big time.

        Also, those top guys have access to huge lists and affiliates with huge lists. If you can get in there, thats all you need. That is if your product is high converting.
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        • Profile picture of the author supereek
          Originally Posted by bigballin6161 View Post

          If you plan on making a better sales video you better have alot of cash. Those top CB weight loss products are hiring the best copywriters which charge well over 20k for the script, then producing the video which could be even more than that. You are going up against the big boys with deep pockets. Of course it can be done but you have to know your stuff big time.

          Also, those top guys have access to huge lists and affiliates with huge lists. If you can get in there, thats all you need. That is if your product is high converting.
          20k seems a bit absurd for a sales pitch video. But i dont say there arent any of those out there. But just looking at the competition, for example the top in this niche (highest gravity and one of the most popular according to clickbank itself) is 3weekdiet.com
          I dont want to sound as a ignorant guy but i don't think hes sales video is too professional .. perhaps just the text in his video is good, there could be some psychological theory crafted into the video that makes it sell, but to mee it seems like a fiverr quality vid (i am not even kidding).
          I think with some investment and some great editing a better one could be made. The last WSO i've red inside the war room says that a catchy video + a modern cool website (like an infinity scroll type of site) + catchy sales pitch text (made by prof writers) is 75% of your convertion rate. The other 25% is your product, if good enough people will recommend it to friends and might become somewhat viral.

          But lets bend the subject a bit. What if i make this all happen.. if not enough affiliates sign up to promote me, what are the ways i can promote it myself? Facebook ads? Or is that too scetchy for diets (i assume people aren't too proud of "starting a diet").
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  • Profile picture of the author TexasSteve
    It would be better to have your own list and then to pick a good product from clickbank to promote. There are so so many diet products on there that all have great sales pages that youd almost be guaranteed to get left in the dust.
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  • Profile picture of the author michaelswengel
    Find a product on clickbank that you want to promote and create a free product to give away to build your list. Provide content and value to your list while marketing the clickbank product.

    Competition in a niche isn't always bad. Focus on a few long tail keywords.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Clickbank diet niche still profitable?
    You tell us, do people still go on diets?
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  • Profile picture of the author winnermarketing
    Every niche is still profittable if you use the right strategy!

    If you developed your own products you got an advantage!

    good work!
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      As long as "Dunlap's Disease" (where your belly done laps over your belt) exists as something less than desirable, people will buy diet books.

      That said, the advice to narrow things down is sound. You say your method is based on your own story, yet you also say it will work for almost anybody. Can you prove it? I doubt it.

      The good news is that you don't have to.

      Start with your own story. You're a man, so aim your book at men. You're in a specific age range - boomer, Gen X, millenial, etc. Aim your book at men in your age range. Etc.

      Here's a little secret - you don't have to have just one book. You can start with one niche, then add "My DIet for ______" later. Just tweak the examples in the main book to fit the _____ part.

      Another way to do it is to use case studies. Start with your own story. If you have friends/family/other who have used your method and succeeded, use their stories (with permission). As people see your sales materials, and recognize someone like themselves, they'll make the connection.

      There's a saying that goes something like "he who would sell to everyone ends up selling to no one."
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      • Profile picture of the author mvsu013
        Using your own story to start with is the way to go.
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  • Profile picture of the author brettb
    I've just been on ClickBank to find some products to promote. It seems that Gravity is way lower than it used to be. I guess the world has changed and people don't buy CB stuff like they used to.

    The good news is that vendor landing pages have got a lot better - even I am tempted by the things I am now promoting.
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  • It use to be you go to some third world country and 99% of the people where skinny and healthy just fat in America now it's most of the world, I think main reason is soda pop and sugar is everywhere on the planet so DIET will at least for our lifetime be a great niche people want to be skinny and healthy and 30% are not (probably way more I'm just trying to be conservative).

    I lost about 100 pounds from 2 info products THAT WORKED so I know this niche is a good niche and as a consumer it worked for me, now I don't sell in that niche but I know I looked at 100+ products and I'm sure most are junk but like I said SOME ARE GOLD and worked for me!

    So this is a great niche if you have a great product and a great marketing funnel! Good luck!
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      Originally Posted by supereek View Post

      But lets bend the subject a bit. What if i make this all happen.. if not enough affiliates sign up to promote me, what are the ways i can promote it myself? Facebook ads? Or is that too scetchy for diets (i assume people aren't too proud of "starting a diet").
      Affiliates are not going to sign up just because you are on Clickbank. At the very least, you will have to make the effective affiliates aware of your product and the advantages of promoting it.

      Be careful with your assumptions. Pride may not have that much to do with it. After all, one can obtain many forms of support (including buying ebooks) in relative anonymity.

      You should consider doing some of your own promotion using the same methods you think affiliates will use. Gather some accurate numbers, and be prepared to give them a baseline EPC (Earnings per Click) number. In other words, how much can an affiliate expect to make, on average, for every click they send you? Get that over $1, and you'll have no trouble attracting good affiliates. Get it over $2 and you'll have to beat them off with a stick.
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  • Profile picture of the author Miguelito203
    Originally Posted by supereek View Post

    Hi everybody!
    After reading some WSO's about creating your own product and clickbank etc.
    I had this idea of creating my own product (diet ebook) based on a real story (my own weight loss story) that worked greatly for me, made me really into a changed man.
    The diet i used was an existing one(free to find on the internet) but i modified it by consulting a dietitian and this way i improved it.

    I reviewed the sales sites of all top diet ebooks on clickbank and i think with a great mindset and some investment i can top what they've got. The book i will write myself and then let a certified language expert remaster it. The sales pitch text for the website i will outsource (not fiverr, but real profs) and i will have an amazing sales pitch video for the front page.

    The only problem is... is this still viable? Or is the competition that big on clickbank on this niche that i will fail miserably?
    Yeah, it's still profitable. You just need to put a unique spin on it. Even though the Summer is nearly over and it's approaching back-to-school time, people are going to be trying to maintain their weight/get it off during the holidays and what not.

    Joey
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  • Profile picture of the author supereek
    I bought my domain today and i am pleased with the name and surprised it was available as .com , but can i make my sale site on wordpress with a nice premium theme or is that not a recommended platform for a sales site? As far as i understand my "buy now" button will link to a clickbank page where the clients can pay, BUT .. don't i need some kind of special plugin so my website can work with the affiliate links that clickbank will create? I mean so people don't get 404 or something if they go to mysite.com/affi101 (example)


    PS. is it possible to apply to multiple affiliate sites like clickbank with 1 site?
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    • Profile picture of the author Barry Unruh
      Originally Posted by supereek View Post

      can i make my sale site on wordpress with a nice premium theme or is that not a recommended platform for a sales site?
      Yes, you can. You may choose to use Wordpress for blogging, affiliate support pages, customer support pages, etc..

      You could/should consider making your landing/sales pages as pure HTML/CSS pages so they load faster and do not inherit any "extras" from Wordpress.

      PS. is it possible to apply to multiple affiliate sites like clickbank with 1 site?
      Don't over complicate things as you are getting started. Get up and running with one affiliate site and make sure you are getting conversions first.

      Then consider expanding to other sites..but only once you know your systems work.
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      • Profile picture of the author supereek
        Originally Posted by Barry Unruh View Post

        Yes, you can. You may choose to use Wordpress for blogging, affiliate support pages, customer support pages, etc..

        You could/should consider making your landing/sales pages as pure HTML/CSS pages so they load faster and do not inherit any "extras" from Wordpress.
        I've heard about a plugin that makes your wordpress site into static html? Or shall i avoid such things? I do have a few wordpress sites and i know how to work with wordpress, but making a killer html site doesnt fall within my knowledge.
        Also what about the affiliate integration part.. how does the site work with affiliate extensions to its links?
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  • Profile picture of the author sega001
    The diet niche will always be a niche where people will always need help. You would need to focus on narrowing down your target audience. If you are just wanting to focus on losing weight and target everyone, you will have a hard time to make consistent sales.

    For example, instead of targeting weight loss for everyone, you can narrow down to weight loss for the stay-at-home mom.

    Also remember that there is so much competition on Clickbank in the diet niche. So you would need to come up with a UPS. A unique selling proposition. This is to separate yourself from everyone else. What can you do that is different? Why should your market audience buy your product over the other guy?
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    • Profile picture of the author supereek
      Originally Posted by sega001 View Post

      Also remember that there is so much competition on Clickbank in the diet niche. So you would need to come up with a UPS. A unique selling proposition. This is to separate yourself from everyone else. What can you do that is different? Why should your market audience buy your product over the other guy?
      I have been doing some research on my competition and 8/10 of them promise unrealistic results. For example.. anybody with a decent human body knowledge knows that you cannot lose 6kg (13 pounds) in a week. But yet many diets out there promise such BS, perhaps in my pitch video i will make the visitor aware of how losing weight and the human body works, what results are realistic and to beware about "too good to be true" diets out there, and after that try to sell them mine what i would praise as a realistic geniune diet, offer a full refund if they fail (which they won't if they stricly follow the diet), also keep my price a bit lower then the average competition?

      Will it be worth it to invest in a marketing psychologist? A guy that could make me a script (for my video) that will convince people to buy and trigger their impulse-buy senses!? I know this wont be cheap but if this could give me a higher % of success then i would do it.
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  • Profile picture of the author writeaway
    It is extremely important to note that the diet niche is extremely profitable.

    You have to remember that in the United States the diet industry is a multibillion-dollar industry.

    Why?

    People try one diet and they fail, and they try another diet and they fail, and they try another one.

    Part of the reason why this is the case is because people look at dieting as an external process.

    They don't realize that to truly loss weight and keep that weight off, they have to look within.

    This is the reason why the diet niche on Clickbank or anywhere else will always remain lucrative.

    People are always jumping from diet to diet.

    A few decades ago it was the Atkins diet.

    A few decades before that, it was the vegetarian diet.

    Now we have all sorts of other experimental diets.

    It never ends.

    As long as people are looking for an external solution, there will always be a diet industry.

    People are looking for quick and easy ways to lose weight.

    As long as people think of weight loss that way, it will always remain a multibillion-dollar industry.

    Don't think that this niche is saturated.

    It isn't saturated, not by a long shot.

    So get in there and start making your own money.
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    • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
      Originally Posted by writeaway View Post

      It is extremely important to note that the diet niche is extremely profitable.

      You have to remember that in the United States the diet industry is a multibillion-dollar industry.

      Why?

      People try one diet and they fail, and they try another diet and they fail, and they try another one.

      Part of the reason why this is the case is because people look at dieting as an external process.

      They don't realize that to truly loss weight and keep that weight off, they have to look within.

      This is the reason why the diet niche on Clickbank or anywhere else will always remain lucrative.

      People are always jumping from diet to diet.

      A few decades ago it was the Atkins diet.

      A few decades before that, it was the vegetarian diet.

      Now we have all sorts of other experimental diets.

      It never ends.

      As long as people are looking for an external solution, there will always be a diet industry.

      People are looking for quick and easy ways to lose weight.

      As long as people think of weight loss that way, it will always remain a multibillion-dollar industry.

      Don't think that this niche is saturated.

      It isn't saturated, not by a long shot.

      So get in there and start making your own money.
      Agreed with you.
      One WR do mention ....in life what we always aim? Health no doubt next? Money ..last? relationship...

      that why I see these 3 things will always there as long humans are around.
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      True there will always be a diet industry
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      • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
        Originally Posted by Lucian Lada View Post

        Edited to add: And $5,000 is not even that much. A seasoned copywriter can easily ask for $15,000-$20,000.
        If you want the best of the best, add another zero to those numbers, along with a royalty for every product sold.
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  • Profile picture of the author supereek
    Thanks for all replies.
    I have been working on my product the last week and i have come a long way.
    I have a beta version of it done. Now i have outsourced a prof sales copy writer (200$+-) and a prof video script writer (250$+-) as i am not experianced with those. When the video script is done i will also outsource a video maker/editor to make the video according to the script.
    Right now i have a project on freelancer for the website layout. As you guys here said HTML/CSS seems to be indeed faster to load, so perhaps this is better for a site that needs to handle bigger traffic. My hosting + domain are currently with godaddy.

    will keep updated
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    • Profile picture of the author Lucian Lada
      Originally Posted by supereek View Post

      Now i have outsourced a prof sales copy writer (200$+-) and a prof video script writer (250$+-) as i am not experianced with those.
      Very sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but paying $200 for a "professional copywriter" is like paying $1 for a 500-word article. It might be worse, actually.

      A professional copywriter, from what I know, at least, charges at least $5,000. And it's obvious, if you think about it: it's a highly specialized form of writing that directly impacts how well a product will sell. Nobody who's good at that will do it for $200.

      The only way you could get a very good deal if you were hiring a very talented newcomer who just wants to make money and rise from the ranks ASAP. But that's more rare than water in the dessert.
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      • Profile picture of the author ksummers
        Originally Posted by Lucian Lada View Post

        Very sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but paying $200 for a "professional copywriter" is like paying $1 for a 500-word article. It might be worse, actually.

        A professional copywriter, from what I know, at least, charges at least $5,000. And it's obvious, if you think about it: it's a highly specialized form of writing that directly impacts how well a product will sell. Nobody who's good at that will do it for $200.

        The only way you could get a very good deal if you were hiring a very talented newcomer who just wants to make money and rise from the ranks ASAP. But that's more rare than water in the dessert.
        That may be true, but we can't all afford to risk 5k on a product we aren't sure about in the first place. Maybe down the line when the product is earning can a "pro" be brought in for those rates.
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        • Profile picture of the author Lucian Lada
          Originally Posted by ksummers View Post

          That may be true, but we can't all afford to risk 5k on a product we aren't sure about in the first place. Maybe down the line when the product is earning can a "pro" be brought in for those rates.
          You can become an affiliate, if you want to. You don't need to risk anything, and you can earn up to 75% (with ClickBank) out of the price.

          But paying $200 to a copywriter wanna-be is not the solution. I just can't imagine how can someone do any decent job for that money. It takes perhaps 30-40 hours to write a good sales page. That works out to around $5 per hour. Sorry, but even burger flippers make more money.

          Edited to add: And $5,000 is not even that much. A seasoned copywriter can easily ask for $15,000-$20,000.
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        • Profile picture of the author paulie888
          It's sort of a catch-22, but when you're strapped for cash and are trying to launch your first product sometimes corners need to be cut. I think the best thing he can do is take the finished product from the copywriter and then try to tweak it by modeling it (not copy) off of some of the more successful Video Sales Letters in the diet niche.

          This is obviously not the best solution here, but sometimes you have to get creative when you're working with a limited budget.

          Originally Posted by ksummers View Post

          That may be true, but we can't all afford to risk 5k on a product we aren't sure about in the first place. Maybe down the line when the product is earning can a "pro" be brought in for those rates.
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      • Profile picture of the author supereek
        Originally Posted by Lucian Lada View Post

        Very sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but paying $200 for a "professional copywriter" is like paying $1 for a 500-word article. It might be worse, actually.

        A professional copywriter, from what I know, at least, charges at least $5,000. And it's obvious, if you think about it: it's a highly specialized form of writing that directly impacts how well a product will sell. Nobody who's good at that will do it for $200.

        The only way you could get a very good deal if you were hiring a very talented newcomer who just wants to make money and rise from the ranks ASAP. But that's more rare than water in the dessert.
        Okay i guess he is not pro considering that 5K is some kind of "norm" in the IM world. I cannot invest that much. A person can buy a 1M dollar car or a 200k car that goes equally fast. Look i don't know if he really is a pro but i have seen his site and portfolio of companies that have used him, seen some good testimonials and saw his name come up in 2 different WSOs so i guess he is talanted, but not a pro.

        Beside everything he is just giving me a 600 word sales copy for this money.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tom Reed
    Originally Posted by supereek View Post

    Hi everybody!
    After reading some WSO's about creating your own product and clickbank etc.
    I had this idea of creating my own product (diet ebook) based on a real story (my own weight loss story) that worked greatly for me, made me really into a changed man.
    The diet i used was an existing one(free to find on the internet) but i modified it by consulting a dietitian and this way i improved it.

    I reviewed the sales sites of all top diet ebooks on clickbank and i think with a great mindset and some investment i can top what they've got. The book i will write myself and then let a certified language expert remaster it. The sales pitch text for the website i will outsource (not fiverr, but real profs) and i will have an amazing sales pitch video for the front page.

    The only problem is... is this still viable? Or is the competition that big on clickbank on this niche that i will fail miserably?
    As long as people think they are over weight, this will always be a strong (but competitive) market.
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  • Profile picture of the author TrafficFlow
    I think it is still viable and you have the added benefit of having personally tested your diet with successful results.
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  • Profile picture of the author supereek
    Perhaps a dumb question. But if i would try to pull traffic to my sales site myself (until i get affiliates) just directly to the domain name (without affiliate hoplink behind the url). And my own traffic buys the product, does clickbank then just hold the sales fee and give me 100% of the rest as its not sold trough a affiliate link?
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    • Profile picture of the author supereek
      *bump* on my last question as i kinda want to know if i can also try drive traffic to my sales site without an affi link and keep profit altho CB does the payment gateway.
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    • Profile picture of the author Riki Stein
      Originally Posted by supereek View Post

      Perhaps a dumb question. But if i would try to pull traffic to my sales site myself (until i get affiliates) just directly to the domain name (without affiliate hoplink behind the url). And my own traffic buys the product, does clickbank then just hold the sales fee and give me 100% of the rest as its not sold trough a affiliate link?
      I know you've gotten your answer by now, but I just want to suggest the following, in case you it's not part of your plan:

      So if I understand correctly, you have a product you want to put on Clickbank? (In your first post you mentioned that you have this great idea, that involved a whole bunch of people doing things to make it better than what's already out there....is that close to happening?)

      I personally would approach it from a different angle.

      I would create a squeeze page offering some free secrets or tips or whatever based on your experience. Make it really enticing. And drive traffic to that. Once they're on your list, you can continue to educate/inform them based on your experience and what they are looking for. If you have your product ready, always promote that as the solution to what you're describing. If it's not ready, promote affiliate offers until it is.
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    Originally Posted by supereek View Post

    The only problem is... is this still viable? Or is the competition that big on clickbank...
    Competition is a GOOD thing...

    It means there is plenty of money to be made.
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  • Profile picture of the author LesterRussell
    Dieting niche will always be around, because no matter what age we are in, people still get fat. But because the market group is really wide (in terms of age, culture, gender) you will have to identify and narrow down your intended target group to effectively reach out to them for best results.
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      Originally Posted by supereek View Post

      *bump* on my last question as i kinda want to know if i can also try drive traffic to my sales site without an affi link and keep profit altho CB does the payment gateway.
      Since the last round of responders seemed to not make it past the first post, here goes...

      If there is no affiliate link, there is no affiliate to pay. Therefor, CB will still ding you for processing the payment, but you'll get the balance.

      You have to understand, CB isn't a payment processor in the traditional sense. Technically, they're a reseller. They buy your product for list price minus their fee and sell it to your customer for list price. If there is an affiliate link, they split the payment as arranged.

      That's one reason you never get the customer info on CB sales. Technically, the buyer is CB's customer, not yours. CB itself is your customer.
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  • Profile picture of the author vishwa
    I suggest you to go with sellhealth, Markethealth, crocmint affiliate program if you are in diet or health niche. They converts better than Clickbank.
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  • Profile picture of the author supereek
    So.. with Wordpress i know how to enable my website to use affiliate links but with simple html/css site i dont.. wont my site give a 404 error if someone tries to load it with an extention that CB created for someone.. for instance: mysite.com/?affi=360
    Do i need a php site or a mvc site or something for this?
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  • Profile picture of the author amsharma
    Vegetarian die to lose weight is now becoming more popular, so search for products related to this on clickbank and you will find success hopefully.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnDan
    Originally Posted by supereek View Post

    Hi everybody!
    After reading some WSO's about creating your own product and clickbank etc.
    I had this idea of creating my own product (diet ebook) based on a real story (my own weight loss story) that worked greatly for me, made me really into a changed man.
    The diet i used was an existing one(free to find on the internet) but i modified it by consulting a dietitian and this way i improved it.

    I reviewed the sales sites of all top diet ebooks on clickbank and i think with a great mindset and some investment i can top what they've got. The book i will write myself and then let a certified language expert remaster it. The sales pitch text for the website i will outsource (not fiverr, but real profs) and i will have an amazing sales pitch video for the front page.

    The only problem is... is this still viable? Or is the competition that big on clickbank on this niche that i will fail miserably?
    I think it is possible to do it if you advertise it enough.
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  • Profile picture of the author myob
    Originally Posted by supereek View Post

    The only problem is... is this still viable? Or is the competition that big on clickbank on this niche that i will fail miserably?
    The chances for any new diet product are slim. Over the past month or so there have been nearly two hundred products added to Clickbank in this niche. Most of them seem doomed to fail due to poor marketing, but there are a few (less than 10%) targeting specific solutions which that have taken off like a rocket. As with any highly competitive niche, the optimum advantage is to target demographics among which you can develop a relatively exclusive affinity (ie, not for everybody).
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  • Profile picture of the author hardworker2013
    Yes the diet niche is still profitable, January is usually one of the best months for me after the christmas holidays where persons want to shed the pounds after eating a lot over the holidays. Also there are persons who have made there new years resolutions so you should start the ball a rolling!
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  • Profile picture of the author omer0
    Diet niche is still and will always be viable. The only problem is that you can't compete with authority sites but you can decide to change your angle of attack. If you just stay on the main stream of lose weight with diet, you'll hardly be recognized but with something like weight lose diet in just few weeks, you can rank and make real profit.
    Hope this helps
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  • Profile picture of the author FerdinandoF
    I guess of your content is gold, your product will sell well. But I know this from experience: there might be excellent outstanding content, but you people may not find it because of others.

    I would give it a try as you said you know a lot and I believe if you're passionate about it you can make it!

    Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author reachintan
    I personally think weight loss diet niche is still a good arena to tap on Clickbank, given that the product is unique and affordable, backed by an exceptional website having 100% authentic testimonials (both positive and little bit negative) of people who have used it...
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  • Profile picture of the author EPoltrack77
    the more competition the better! You have to separate yourself from the competition. Weight loss and health is a trillion dollar market today. Who wouldn't want a piece of that.

    Before going all out and creating a product and getting listed in clickbank make sure you can make sales yourself first. Thats one of the main things say in clickbank that will get you ranked is the number of sales your product link has.

    Also affiliates that are going to do anything aren't going to wast their time and day unless you have some stats for them and tools to use. Earnings Per Clicks

    Once you can show you have a well converting product you can make more money in a few days than most people make all year at their jobs.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tomas Lodén
    On Clickbank or not, the diet niche will always be profitable IF you know how to promote it.... ofc this goes for all niches.. Go ahead, this niche is HUGE!
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