I have no idea where my sales are coming from??

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Hey guys, I have been making a few sales lately but have no idea where they are coming from...

I have links to my product in my blog post, youtube videos, Instagram bio, pinterest pics, on forums, in comments etc...

It be really helpful to know where these sales are coming from because it would let me know what I should put more focus on and improve even more...

Any tips on how to do this?
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
    This information should be available in your hosting backend / Cpanel.

    Which platform are you using? Wordpress?
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  • Profile picture of the author IGotMine
    Any tips on how to do this?
    Clickmagick or a similar service.
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  • Profile picture of the author luciesmazanska
    the only one option how to figure it out and make it 100%
    ask them! If they send you email at the end of email kindly ask them where they heard about you
    We do it always and it works!
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    • Seems like the easiest option! I really didn't think of it either
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
    I would download a plugin for Wordpress.


    That will give you quick and easy access to stats - namely where people are coming from.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jesus Perez
    You don't need Clickmagick or a paid service for this. You need need UTM tags and Google Analytics Goals.



    Quick overview:
    Anytime you post a link on YouTube, Facebook or even your own website, you use UTM tags.

    Example:


    Code:
    http://www.yourwebsite.com/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=20190211_title_of_post
    Next, you make sure your product has a dedicated Thank You page and you setup a Goal in Google Analytics telling it that Thank You page should be tracked as a Sale.

    When a visitor lands on your website through the UTM link, Google will keep track of the UTM tags during their entire journey (including purchase) and it will break down where sales are coming from inside your Goals.



    More related reading:

    https://www.searchenginejournal.com/...acking/173841/
    https://www.crazyegg.com/blog/track-...ics-campaigns/
    https://help.startengine.com/hc/en-u...gle-Analytics-
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  • Profile picture of the author CarNinja
    Download Jetpack on WP
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  • Profile picture of the author techwizard
    Set a tracking tool and define hnyour goal page. After that check the traffic sources.

    Try to focus on the channels that drove most of the sales.
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  • Profile picture of the author maxsi
    Yes you need a tracking tool and an ecommerce system that tracks the orders.
    By the way you need to know the origin of the click and if it converts into a sale ( by using dedicated order page )
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  • Profile picture of the author paidant
    I see a lot of suggestions here. But it literally made me chuckle how no one has talked about Google's own Google Analytics. You can track your every sale with ease once you have set it up with few steps. All you need is a google account and it is absolutely free. It certainly doesn't cover all the possible forms of tracking (That is why all these other tools are available) but for your goal of tracking the source of your sales. It is one of the very basics of GA. Give it a try and google has all the good guidelines and tutorials for you to try it yourself easily.
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  • Profile picture of the author Oziboomer
    Google analytics coupled with UTM tags as Jesus Perez pointed out is a highly efficient way to get the data you require.

    Take the time to set up your analytics correctly and you can pretty much match records in GA with those that come from your CMS. This becomes even more important if you are paying for traffic.

    The level of detail will be very granular.

    Even if you haven't set up UTM tags the data you can get from Google Analytics will point to the major sources of your results.

    Best regards,

    Ozi
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    • Profile picture of the author s usman
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  • Profile picture of the author Nourse
    Daniel Evans - is right, if you want to see all statistic you need download a plugin.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    As an add, keep doing what you are doing It is leading to sales.
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  • Profile picture of the author lambertson
    Wow, the number of people suggesting paid tools and plugins for such an easy task is impressive. Dig into GA and you will be blessed with the deepest insight into your traffic channels.
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  • Profile picture of the author j0r3z
    There are many free ways to track the data, use google analytics and create special tracking urls for different buying sources e.g different links/tracking for links on youtube, links on blogs, links on comments...etc then you have more control of the data
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  • Profile picture of the author sirtiman
    You can use affiliate link cloak with software or wp plugin.
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  • Profile picture of the author Amanda Piasta
    Originally Posted by Jake Green View Post

    Hey guys, I have been making a few sales lately but have no idea where they are coming from...

    I have links to my product in my blog post, youtube videos, Instagram bio, pinterest pics, on forums, in comments etc...

    It be really helpful to know where these sales are coming from because it would let me know what I should put more focus on and improve even more...

    Any tips on how to do this?
    Hi Jake!

    I personally use ClickMagick to track all my links. It can help you determine how many unique clicks each link gets, where they came from, if they are bots, and you can even update the link in case you ever change your offering. Absolutely love it.

    Oh also, if you use the paid versions, you can track entire funnels too
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  • Profile picture of the author Sapph
    The easiest way would be:

    1. On your site, add the tracking code of an analytics tool called Heap Analytics (free for 5000 sessions a month).

    2. On Heat Analytics, define events related to a sale on your website, such as viewed the sale page or checkout page or sale confirmation page. You can also define specific page interactions like clicked a button as events too.

    3. Then under Users, filter everyone who did the Sale event, and it shows you their Initial Referrer (which website they came from if any).
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  • Profile picture of the author EPoltrack77
    You can set up Google analytics and create goals. Youtube has some great videos on setting things up if you need assistance.
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  • Profile picture of the author Checker Walker
    Next time you place links use bit.ly or campaing url builder by google to keep track of your links.
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  • Originally Posted by Jake Green View Post

    Hey guys, I have been making a few sales lately but have no idea where they are coming from...

    I have links to my product in my blog post, youtube videos, Instagram bio, pinterest pics, on forums, in comments etc...

    It be really helpful to know where these sales are coming from because it would let me know what I should put more focus on and improve even more...

    Any tips on how to do this?
    You gotta start tracking everything now. Every link in every place of the internet put a tracker on it. There are alot of website trackers out there to help you achieve this. This is something that good autoresponders can do (like Aweber), or something as familiar as Google Analytics.
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  • What you can do is, get Alexa. Get the paid version and it tells you which channel is getting you traffic from which page. This way you can keep track of which channels to push!
    Also it will tell you world ranking and country specific rankings of your startup !
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  • Profile picture of the author BlazeSEO
    Google Data Studio has a template for tracking sales. Just google Data Studio templates.
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    Do you Have an established site for sale? We pay top $$$. Contact.

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  • Profile picture of the author White Pearl
    there are several modern tracking option you can use. you need to separate links for each of your promotion campaign.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jennifer Isola
    Congratulations! Wherever it is coming from it is still a sale. It is probably because your site is well optimized with the correct keywords that is why when people search for a certain product your site comes up.
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  • Profile picture of the author searchberg
    Have you looked into embedding Analytics on your website? The most simplest and easiest tool for this case is Google Analytics. Set up an Analytics account and add Conversion Goals to your campaign. It will be much easier for you to track where the sales are coming from.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rs RizVi
    I also want to know about this topic.
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  • Profile picture of the author newgt
    You can easily sort out this with a WordPress plugin. It will show where your traffic come from. Just Google for a plugin.
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  • Profile picture of the author harri harri
    Hello folks, I have been making a couple of offers of late yet have no clue what they are accustomed to... I have connections to my item in my blog entry,
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  • Profile picture of the author amuro
    May I ask which affiliate network did you promote products from?

    If they are from Clickbank, you can put my tracking id as articles, blogs, paidads or Youtube videos.

    If they are from other affiliate networks, you may consider tracking software such as Click Magic.

    I normally don't track my traffic and sales.

    What I am focusing on is the quality of traffic that methods bring me consistently over time and focusing on those methods.
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  • Profile picture of the author cearionmarie
    Do you have access to your backend? That should tell you where the clicks and sales are coming from.
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  • Profile picture of the author Woxa
    Thanks just what I was looking for.
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  • Profile picture of the author anillrao
    Are you using Google Analytics?
    Did you install conversion tracking?
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  • Profile picture of the author Ametuniversity
    There are many free ways to track the data, use google analytics and create special tracking urls for different buying sources e.g different links/tracking for links on youtube, links on blogs, links on comments...etc then you have more control of the data
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  • Profile picture of the author Shavar Islam
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    I don't know
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  • Profile picture of the author Shavar Islam
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    I have no idea
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  • Profile picture of the author Tom Bitcoin
    wordpress pluging should do that
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    You can load Google Analytics to your website for free and analyze/track your traffic and sales
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  • Profile picture of the author phoebemills
    I have the same question as well. I have a blog website and started cross-promotion several weeks ago. I am using Google Analytics to see where the users are coming from. But I'm still confused, because the cross-promotion did not seem to work well while the traffic is increasing.
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  • Profile picture of the author persist agency
    One of the things that is useful for keeping track of where the sales and traffic is coming from or even specifically from which campaign, is URL builder from Google. It can be added to Chrome browser. You can use it to specify a keyword, website/page, campaign. Then those campaigns will be differentiated in Google Analytics, so you will always know where the traffic is coming from. For example:

    Source: Warrior Forum
    Medium: Social (Fb, LinkedIn) / Email / Media/ Blogs
    Campaign Name: Sale spring 2019
    Campaign Content: blog post/ link

    Also remember the tags are case sensitive, so it's easier to use lower case letters. Don't use this for links on your own website. Make sure to differentiate between paid and organic traffic (paid vs organic social for example).
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  • Profile picture of the author chronosgolf
    Google analytics would seem the obvious answer or alternatively use your domain name registrar to set up tracking links for each site where you post your sales ad
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  • You basically need to use Google Analytics.
    Google Analytics is a free tool that Google provides.

    They give you a small piece of code that you can copy and paste into your website. Once the code is installed, Google will provide you with reports that summarize all of the important aspects of your website.

    Google Analytics will help you track data points like the keywords people are typing to find your website; the state, county or city they were logged in from, the time of day and more.

    There are dozens of data points that can be tracked using this tool and all of it provides helpful information.

    I wish you good luck and much success!
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  • Profile picture of the author mrsumon
    The objective here is to build and justify your sales estimate for the next three years. ... If you are not familiar with these 2 methods of building financial estimates, ... The idea when building a financial forecast is to decompose.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shahinalom
    A lot of suggestions here. You can load Google Analytics to your website for free and analyze/track your traffic and sales. Freeways in which to trace the information, use google analytics and build special pursuit URLs for various shopping for sources e.g completely different links/tracking for links on youtube, links on blogs, links on comments...etc
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Rock
    The best way to find out where your sales are coming from is to hook up a Google Analytics account to your WordPress site. You can search for e-commerce templates that will create a report for you to use. This will show which page, post, etc most of your sales come from. You can even show which referral websites bring you the most sales as well. To really get into the nitty gritty I would learn about creating URL tags, cookies, and tracking codes that you can add to your links and web pages.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alanguese
    Hi

    There's some kind of tracking software available to do it for ya...google search would help.
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  • Profile picture of the author Profit Expert
    I would suggest you to use proper tracking platform and use different links for each campaign
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  • Profile picture of the author hyliosang
    Find information about targeting.
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  • Profile picture of the author monicatan1985
    Try using UTM Tags for your campaigns. Also keep a close watch on your Google Analytics Goals
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