by Aduley
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Alright all you warriors, I just want to say thank you so much for all of the great advice you have given me over the past six months. (that is roughly how long I have been attempting to do internet marketing.)

Here is my question: I suck at getting traffic!!! How do I do that?

I am fairly new to all of this webdesign and internet marketing. Only made a few bucks over the 6 months or so that I have been doing this.

I love doing this though, and I feel that if I had the traffic I would be able to convert something at least!!!!

Over 300 clicks to Amazon so far this month and not a single sale.... I thought amazon was supposed to convert at somewhere between 10% and 13%.

Am I completely off on those stats or what?

LOL what am I doing wrong?

Whoops, I guess that sounded like a cry baby game. My real point is, I just want a little info on how RSS feeds work, and how I can implement them for my site: Guitar Lessons For Beginners - Great Beginner Guitar Lessons And Essential Gear

Thanks in advance to everyone. This is very addictive and I love working on IM.
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  • Profile picture of the author Will Perkins
    Originally Posted by Aduley View Post

    Alright all you warriors, I just want to say thank you so much for all of the great advice you have given me over the past six months. (that is roughly how long I have been attempting to do internet marketing.)

    Here is my question: I suck at getting traffic!!! How do I do that?

    I am fairly new to all of this webdesign and internet marketing. Only made a few bucks over the 6 months or so that I have been doing this.

    I love doing this though, and I feel that if I had the traffic I would be able to convert something at least!!!!

    Over 300 clicks to Amazon so far this month and not a single sale.... I thought amazon was supposed to convert at somewhere between 10% and 13%.

    Am I completely off on those stats or what?

    LOL what am I doing wrong?

    Whoops, I guess that sounded like a cry baby game. My real point is, I just want a little info on how RSS feeds work, and how I can implement them for my site: Guitar Lessons For Beginners - Great Beginner Guitar Lessons And Essential Gear

    Thanks in advance to everyone. This is very addictive and I love working on IM.
    What methods have you been doing to target traffic? If you have over 300 clicks and no conversions, you're doing something really, really wrong.

    I'm not sure that Amazon will convert at 10%, but it should be converting at least 1%.

    If you are simply driving traffic from everywhere, that's your problem. You need targeted traffic, which comes from building links and doing good seo work and trying to make sure you are ranking #1 for your top keywords and at least the first page for your secondary keywords.
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    • Profile picture of the author Aduley
      Originally Posted by Will Perkins View Post

      What methods have you been doing to target traffic? If you have over 300 clicks and no conversions, you're doing something really, really wrong.

      I'm not sure that Amazon will convert at 10%, but it should be converting at least 1%.

      If you are simply driving traffic from everywhere, that's your problem. You need targeted traffic, which comes from building links and doing good seo work and trying to make sure you are ranking #1 for your top keywords and at least the first page for your secondary keywords.
      Well I used a program called Xmind to map out all kind of like words that I found with google wonderwheel. And it gave me a bunch of like words, I think you would call it LSI, or latent semantic indexing.

      I really don't have a lot of visitors yet, but I am getting between 30 and 50 clicks to amazon every day, but no buyers and I am not sure why no one is buying anything.

      I thought the goal was to get people to amazon because they have such a high rate of conversion?

      +(one little note here. I haven't tracked any links from some of my other sites, but ever since I started working on this site Guitar Lessons For Beginners - Great Beginner Guitar Lessons And Essential Gear my amazon clicks of gone up by a good margin, but still no sales.)+

      I completely focused on giving people quality information about guitars and accessories without seeming like some kind of salemen that only wants to direct them to my affiliate link.

      I guess I will just wait a little longer and see what happens
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      • Profile picture of the author Will Perkins
        Originally Posted by Aduley View Post

        Well I used a program called Xmind to map out all kind of like words that I found with google wonderwheel. And it gave me a bunch of like words, I think you would call it LSI, or latent semantic indexing.

        I really don't have a lot of visitors yet, but I am getting between 30 and 50 clicks to amazon every day, but no buyers and I am not sure why no one is buying anything.

        I thought the goal was to get people to amazon because they have such a high rate of conversion?

        +(one little note here. I haven't tracked any links from some of my other sites, but ever since I started working on this site Guitar Lessons For Beginners - Great Beginner Guitar Lessons And Essential Gear my amazon clicks of gone up by a good margin, but still no sales.)+

        I completely focused on giving people quality information about guitars and accessories without seeming like some kind of salemen that only wants to direct them to my affiliate link.

        I guess I will just wait a little longer and see what happens
        How long has the site been active? And how long have you been promoting it and driving traffic to it?

        ***And I like how you keep trying to get yourself links whenever you post, nice initiative. Lol
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  • Profile picture of the author tpw
    It sounds like your top issue is getting better qualified traffic.

    Your second issue is getting more traffic, contingent on your getting better quality traffic.

    I have written extensively on this topic. See my signature.

    But I will give you a few tips here.

    The 10% to 13% conversion rate is directly related to people who are sending well-targeted traffic to Amazon.

    If your conversion rate is less, the traffic you are sending is not at all targeted traffic.

    If you are not talking directly to the people most likely to buy from you, you are missing the boat with the traffic you are currently getting.

    My best converting Amazon traffic is in fact converting at about 14%, but these people are arriving on a small niche item.

    I always advise that instead of getting any traffic from anywhere, you position your links on pages where you are able to pre-qualify your traffic.

    In other words, I have content on blogs and such that is precisely speaking about the product that I want them to buy at Amazon. Then when the traffic clicks through to Amazon, those folks know exactly what they will see in the Amazon page, and therefore they are more likely to buy what I am telling them they can buy.

    It does not close 100%, because there are more onsite factors that affect conversion rates. The consumer may decide that the product is priced too high, or they don't quite have the money available now.

    They may decide that Amazon's consumer reviews were such that that may have changed their mind about purchasing that product. Maybe they were just on a fact-finding mission to learn more about the product.

    There are so many factors that determine at what rate people will purchase products on Amazon, but you are in complete control as to how well targeted the traffic you send will be. When you increase the quality of the traffic going into your Amazon listings, then you will naturally sell more stuff.

    And only when you are satisfied with the quality of traffic landing on your Amazon pages should you try to scale up the process to get more traffic.
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    • Profile picture of the author PaulEMoore
      Do you get 14% conversions with pre-selling them first? Or, are you just sending the traffic through your links?




      Originally Posted by tpw View Post

      It sounds like your top issue is getting better qualified traffic.

      Your second issue is getting more traffic, contingent on your getting better quality traffic.

      I have written extensively on this topic. See my signature.

      But I will give you a few tips here.

      The 10% to 13% conversion rate is directly related to people who are sending well-targeted traffic to Amazon.

      If your conversion rate is less, the traffic you are sending is not at all targeted traffic.

      If you are not talking directly to the people most likely to buy from you, you are missing the boat with the traffic you are currently getting.

      My best converting Amazon traffic is in fact converting at about 14%, but these people are arriving on a small niche item.

      I always advise that instead of getting any traffic from anywhere, you position your links on pages where you are able to pre-qualify your traffic.

      In other words, I have content on blogs and such that is precisely speaking about the product that I want them to buy at Amazon. Then when the traffic clicks through to Amazon, those folks know exactly what they will see in the Amazon page, and therefore they are more likely to buy what I am telling them they can buy.

      It does not close 100%, because there are more onsite factors that affect conversion rates. The consumer may decide that the product is priced too high, or they don't quite have the money available now.

      They may decide that Amazon's consumer reviews were such that that may have changed their mind about purchasing that product. Maybe they were just on a fact-finding mission to learn more about the product.

      There are so many factors that determine at what rate people will purchase products on Amazon, but you are in complete control as to how well targeted the traffic you send will be. When you increase the quality of the traffic going into your Amazon listings, then you will naturally sell more stuff.

      And only when you are satisfied with the quality of traffic landing on your Amazon pages should you try to scale up the process to get more traffic.
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      • Profile picture of the author tpw
        Originally Posted by PaulEMoore View Post

        Originally Posted by tpw View Post

        It sounds like your top issue is getting better qualified traffic.

        Your second issue is getting more traffic, contingent on your getting better quality traffic.

        I have written extensively on this topic. See my signature.

        But I will give you a few tips here.

        The 10% to 13% conversion rate is directly related to people who are sending well-targeted traffic to Amazon.

        If your conversion rate is less, the traffic you are sending is not at all targeted traffic.

        If you are not talking directly to the people most likely to buy from you, you are missing the boat with the traffic you are currently getting.

        My best converting Amazon traffic is in fact converting at about 14%, but these people are arriving on a small niche item.

        I always advise that instead of getting any traffic from anywhere, you position your links on pages where you are able to pre-qualify your traffic.

        In other words, I have content on blogs and such that is precisely speaking about the product that I want them to buy at Amazon. Then when the traffic clicks through to Amazon, those folks know exactly what they will see in the Amazon page, and therefore they are more likely to buy what I am telling them they can buy.

        It does not close 100%, because there are more onsite factors that affect conversion rates. The consumer may decide that the product is priced too high, or they don't quite have the money available now.

        They may decide that Amazon's consumer reviews were such that that may have changed their mind about purchasing that product. Maybe they were just on a fact-finding mission to learn more about the product.

        There are so many factors that determine at what rate people will purchase products on Amazon, but you are in complete control as to how well targeted the traffic you send will be. When you increase the quality of the traffic going into your Amazon listings, then you will naturally sell more stuff.

        And only when you are satisfied with the quality of traffic landing on your Amazon pages should you try to scale up the process to get more traffic.
        Do you get 14% conversions with pre-selling them first? Or, are you just sending the traffic through your links?


        I have a mix of sites sending traffic into Amazon right now.

        I have three sites with real loose targeting, just matching the Amazon Widget to content on the page. Those convert at real low levels, but they are on sites with high traffic and low conversion. I just added these sites to my Amazon mix in November, so I could cover more real estate during the Christmas season.

        I have three other sites that are targeting people very specifically -- one of them is brand new -- less than two weeks in the wild.

        I just made another post outlining a number of Amazon tips here.

        In that, I pointed out that there are two types of consumers most appropriate for Amazon affiliate referrals: those looking for a solution to a known problem, and those looking for a specific product.

        The newest site is targeting high-dollar products in one niche.

        The second targeted site is selling products in the mid-price range $60-$200. Most people who find that site are searching for product id numbers, because I have listed accessories for specific products.

        The third is the one converting at 14%. You might flip when I tell you this, but these folks are searching for a specific product, whose product name they are misspelling.

        These folks are searching for a very specific product, and my site is the only one showing in the results, because they are misspelling the product name. I show them the information on that product, and provide a picture of the product with my Amazon link pointing to that specific product, and I provide common misspellings of the product name on page.

        Many of these people buy multiple bottles of this consumable product, I think because they have been searching for it for a while, and mine is the only site that shows it -- because they don't know how to spell the proper name of the product.

        My account-wide conversion was 7.69% in December, simply because I had so much product showing on non-relevant pages. But the one set of misspelled product names are maintaining the 14% conversion rate. The 14% converting products, with the misspelled names convert well, but in lower volume, because most people know how to spell.
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  • Profile picture of the author Aduley
    Whoops sorry, I really wasn't trying to get my link in there all ninja like. From what I understand, Google doesn't give a lot of weight to multiple links from the same URL, so I apologize for that.

    The site is about a month old, and I have done a few articles, nothing major though. That brings me to another point though. What is the point of social bookmarking if the majority of them are "nofollow"?

    Seems kind of counter productive to me. This is the website I was told to use: Social bookmarking service. Fast tagging and posting to all major social websites - SocialMarker.com for social bookmarking, but I am going to go out on a limb here and say that it is pretty much my fault on this one, because I haven't taken the time to learn everything about social bookmarking.

    So again, thank you both for taking the time to really help me out. I was under the impression that the more quality information I had published, the more traffic I would get.

    And since they were already searching for guitar material they would naturally be inclined to purchase offers I had.

    What I am gathering from the info here, is that if I was to write posts on say my reviews or recommendations of new products that would probably drive more targeted traffic huh?

    I would probably put the exact product name as the name of the page, as well as wrap in an <h1> tag.

    Let me know if I am way off base here, or if I am getting close to moving in the correct direction.

    Thanks much everyone

    Andrew Duley
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  • Profile picture of the author tpw
    NoFollow does not mean that the search engines won't follow the links. It just means that they won't count those links as links that pass link popularity.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ryu
      Originally Posted by tpw View Post

      NoFollow does not mean that the search engines won't follow the links. It just means that they won't count those links as links that pass link popularity.
      It means that "GOOGLE" won't count those links as links that pass link popularity. "Yahoo" still count those links, No follow links do have some value.
      I don't suggest only getting back links from do follow sites, because it won't look natural to google, so make sure you're getting both types of links linking to your page
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  • Profile picture of the author indexphp
    content + links = traffic

    don't overthink it buddy

    When you set up a new website, do some research and find a bunch of related sites and put them in a RSS reader for easy organization. Then comment on those blogs regularly. Dont try to stuff keywords, just put a name in the name field.. and your URL.

    Those links will set you on the right track with Google.

    After you have a couple months of content and blog commenting, start upping the ante with more links. Do social bookmarking (you can outsource this reeeeaaaly cheap) and set up pages wherever you can pointing in to your most important keywords.

    Once a page gets some links (they don't have to be 'quality'), Google will put that page in the game and send it some relevant traffic. If you have a low bounce rate (not many people are hitting the back button), that page will do pretty well in the SERPS. At this point, it's just about picking keywords that have VOLUME, CONVERT, and are even possible to get ranked for (don't even try to get ranked for "credit cards")
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  • Profile picture of the author Darla
    Getting targeted traffic was initially a real challenge for me too, but I have learned to do better kw-research and zoom in better on the targeted traffic that will convert. 10 targeted visitors is much better than 100 un-targeted visitors. quality over quantity is definitely the approach when it comes to traffic that will convert.
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  • Profile picture of the author rain21
    by 3 steps you can get enough of traffic if you have good site content and good looking template.
    - twitter submission
    - facebook pages
    - seo
    Get more Twitter followers
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  • Profile picture of the author redhalls7
    Hi,

    Rss won't flood your website with traffic... but you can let your visitors subscribe to your rss feed, use feedburner.com to set that up... if you have aweber you can also add an optin box to your blog that allows people to subscribe and instantly get notified via email when you post something new - this is called Blog Broadcasting feature in aweber. I use both this and feedburner.com

    What I suggest is using feedburner.com only. Then put an optin form using aweber however not Blog Bloadcasting feature rather to collect names and emails (build list) and give them tips via email, etc. This is one of the best way to increase your conversions because we all know that website visitors won't buy instantly, you have to follow up with them. Build that relationship by showing them with your tips you're a real person, you know what you're talking about, etc.

    For traffic, then use all you can, start one by one, such as:
    article marketing
    video creation and posting to video sharing websites
    seo your blog
    put a tell a friend script

    There's a load of them. If you have found a niche, which you have, then why not start researching for a good traffic generation course, maybe start in Wf review section. But put that optin form there to start building list. It's a must have.

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  • Profile picture of the author aldovacano
    targeting better keywords and building backlinks for ranking on them are the best way for that , you still 6 months on Im so dont count them because some of those are on Learning Mode.
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  • Profile picture of the author doug145
    I am a noobie here to this forum.

    I have done affiliate type marketing the hard way (and the dumb way) since 2000 by buying online ads for a single affiliate site each time. I spent thousands on online ads and reaped precious little in return for them. I was in a lot of MLM programs hoping that at least one of them would be the golden egg. I got lots of folks in my downlines, but it meant nothing, because very few people upgraded from free memberships.

    Right now I have an affililate website: growyourwinnings.com (I bought the domain name from godaddy.com) that I share commissions on it with the hoster, and another website called sixdollars2wealth.com that I host myself using Vodahost. Outside of registering my URLs with the search engines I bought targeted visitors using growstats.com. The visitors come, but the conversion rates are still zero. Any advice anyone after looking at my sites?


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    • Profile picture of the author KevinTorrence
      One of the things I like to do is research the niche I'm in and see what the folks are talking about, what they're having problems with, what's on their wish list, etc, etc... so I can get a good feel for what they're really wanting to buy.

      Then promote those particular products to those targeted people. Think of it as matching a product to people looking for it (existing warm traffic) rather than sending (cold) traffic to a product you "think" is good.

      It takes a LOT of tire kicking, free-info seeking, visitors to get sales rolling ... but if you know exactly what they're looking for, match the perfect product to real buyers, reassure them it's a good choice, and send them on through your affiliate link ... it's much easier to make sales.
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      • Profile picture of the author doug145
        Kevin,

        What you said is all sweet and good. But HOW do you accomplish that? What program software or website will help me do that?

        Doug


        Originally Posted by KevinTorrence View Post

        One of the things I like to do is research the niche I'm in and see what the folks are talking about, what they're having problems with, what's on their wish list, etc, etc... so I can get a good feel for what they're really wanting to buy.

        Then promote those particular products to those targeted people. Think of it as matching a product to people looking for it (existing warm traffic) rather than sending (cold) traffic to a product you "think" is good.

        It takes a LOT of tire kicking, free-info seeking, visitors to get sales rolling ... but if you know exactly what they're looking for, match the perfect product to real buyers, reassure them it's a good choice, and send them on through your affiliate link ... it's much easier to make sales.
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  • Hi Aduley! Hmmm... Your niches are guitar lessons for beginners and guitar equipment... An inference: A lot of people interested in guitar lessons for beginners could be going to YouTube and to other popular video directories regularly, most likely to view content about guitar lessons for beginners, guitar lessons from popular guitarists and so on.

    You could develop a short video series of fundamental guitar lessons for beginners, place watermarks informing people of your website and more beneficial relevant content available there which provides additional value to your target viewers, split it up into 3 to 5 sections, upload each one to YouTube and to other heavily trafficked video directories, then make the entire video series freely downloadable content upon signing up to your site's mailing list.

    You could then develop your own follow up video series of guitar lessons for beginners and offer it on your site and to your mailing list members then promote it on other relevant, heavily trafficked top ranking sites and pages while contributing updated and useful content relevant to the needs and problems of your target viewers in those online places.

    You can also offer it to site owners and relevant mailing list owners for commissions per sale as your affiliates. You can promote your product on ClickBank to get more affiliates selling your product for you.

    You can then include reviews of your affiliate Amazon products on your newsletters/mailing list updates/site pages.

    You could also go to popular article directories like EZA, then to a relevant niche/main category, afterwards to a relevant sub niche/sub category and click any listed published article under those relevant main and sub categories/niches. At this point, go to the "Most Viewed" section of the page and go to the top 3 to 5 listed articles. Determine the number of views and the publication date of each one as well as the keywords targeted by the authors of those articles. You can also find out what those authors are promoting on their sites by going to the pages linked by the resource box links and which particular sites they use to post their backlinks or promote their products/services/site content.

    With this, I get to see relevant articles with a good number of views after only a few days upon publication. I also see the keywords targeted by its authors, so I use each one on Google and Yahoo! initially to know if the traffic mainly consists of search traffic. I also check backlinks on other sites pointing to those articles because those would be possible sources of relevant traffic, too. Then, further market, affiliate market, competition market and keyword research.

    At this point, I'll write articles for submission to popular article directories and onsite content providing updated and relevant content offering additional/supplemental benefits not found on my articles and softsell my free downloadable opt-in product by informing them of the unique benefits offered by my free opt-in product among other benefits from being in my mailing list, unavailable from my onsite content and articles. The purpose of my articles is to funnel traffic from my published article pages on popular article directories to my onsite content pages. The purpose of my onsite content is to make the traffic sign up to my mailing list. The purpose of my mailing list updates/newsletters/content is to establish a friendly professional relationship with my mailing list members and promote my products/services and affiliate products/services which can help them in their relevant needs and problems.
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  • Profile picture of the author defaultuser
    You could develop a short video series of fundamental guitar lessons for beginners, place watermarks informing people of your website and more beneficial relevant content available there which provides additional value to your target viewers, split it up into 3 to 5 sections, upload each one to YouTube and to other heavily trafficked video directories, then make the entire video series freely downloadable content upon signing up to your site's mailing list.

    You could then develop your own follow up video series of guitar lessons for beginners and offer it on your site and to your mailing list members then promote it on other relevant, heavily trafficked top ranking sites and pages while contributing updated and useful content relevant to the needs and problems of your target viewers in those online places.
    I am with Marx here. YouTube is great. Especially for people who know their audience and understand how to use titles, tags, content etc.

    If you apply what you already know about SEO etc. to YouTube you will do quite well.

    Now YouTube is full of people who have guitar videos. But. It looks like you have people coming to your site anyway. You can use what you do on YouTube to make the current visitors happier because you have something that will help.

    Not to mention musicians are really picking up YouTube as a way to get their music out to the world. *AHEM* Justin Beiber.

    That being said there are tools and services to help get your video more exposure. More exposure, more views, more subscribers, more visits, more serious buyers.

    On top of all that you can use actual products FROM Amazon and incorporate them in your videos... IE: This is an amp I bought on Amazon... Hear how awesome it is?

    Or

    User XX-123 recommends this book, you can get it from Amazon. You can find the link in the description.

    Use a bit.ly link to track conversion on the click.

    Heck you can even use the YouTube Video Targeting Tool and put your Amazon link on other peoples guitar videos.

    But I am getting off on a tangent here.

    Give YouTube a shot.
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  • Profile picture of the author klixion
    Your domain is too long.
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  • Profile picture of the author tpw
    Originally Posted by Aduley View Post

    Over 300 clicks to Amazon so far this month and not a single sale.... I thought amazon was supposed to convert at somewhere between 10% and 13%.

    If you get badly targeted traffic, it does not matter how much traffic you get.

    Expired domain traffic is one kind of traffic that is very poorly targeted.

    If you pre-qualify and pre-sell your traffic to the Amazon offer, then your conversion rates will go up, once people land on Amazon.

    It is all about finding the people who are most likely to buy what you are selling and making a compelling offer to them.

    There are more than 3 dozen methods through which you can drive traffic and millions of websites where you can get advertising.

    Once you understand the basics of driving traffic, then the fun begins... That is when you will need to fine-tune your ability to convert visitors into buyers.
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  • Profile picture of the author SEOExpert999
    It is all in the keyword research. Find good keywords that people in your guitar niche is paying to advertise on. Find sites like your site and find out what adwords they are paying for and see if you can get first position for that keyword. If you are using Firefox there is a Free Plugin you can use or just use the website.

    This website will give you some adwords ads and adwords keywords that your competition is using http://www.semrush.com . Just put in your competitions domain name and it will give you a few adwords ads with the free service. With this info you need to find out if you can Optimize your website for those keywords plus look for other blogs with the keywords.

    Then goto Google.com and type this in the search box--- allintitle: Then Your Keywords You Found In SEM Rush. Then look at the results "About 2,410 results" which is right under the search box. If that Result number is higher then 30,000 it will not be easy to hit that keyword for the number 1 position with out the right tools but I can be done. To do all of this quickly I would seriously suggest you use a tool like Market Samurai which I will give you a free 1 Hour Training and a Top 10 optimization Report if you buy it from the link in my signature below.
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  • Profile picture of the author OTC
    I love doing this though, and I feel that if I had the traffic I would be able to convert something at least!!!!

    Over 300 clicks to Amazon so far this month and not a single sale.... I thought amazon was supposed to convert at somewhere between 10% and 13%.
    First thing you need to do is determine what your target is at Amazon. Are you driving to a general "lightning deals" page, or a guitar-specific page? The biggest difference I see in conversions occurs when I drive traffic to a specific, single item and pre-sell that item in the website.

    Second, though Amazon is awesome, consider an affiliate program better tailored to your niche. For example, on a video game site I use console source ads convert at about 8x-9x similar ads for Amazon. Why? I suspect because console source is laser-targeted to the gaming audience.

    good luck
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    • Profile picture of the author rrram2
      I think you need to identify your nearest competitors especially the top 10, look and see what keywords they are using, then pick out 2 or 3 high KEI keyword phrases out of theirs, and use those: in your title, your keywords, your description and page title, Make sure the content on the page is about those keyword phrases, spread those keywords across the different html elements on the page and make sure to have good internal achor links to other pages on your site, make sure you have H1 "keywords" and use some bold, and make sure all images have good relevant alt tags.

      Traffic will come from back links but most traffic comes from links on search engine results pages, so competeing for the highest KEI keywords you can find that relate to your business is best.
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      • Profile picture of the author espresso
        where is the traffic coming from
        i thought getting targeted traffic 9although small) would be relatively easy
        Post on a few related blogs, join a forum
        Or but ad space on a site related

        Do you think you could get the same traffic to a non amazon product
        Set up a simple email submit offer and send traffic there
        if that doesnt covert then the problem is the traffic
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  • Profile picture of the author espresso
    sorry ramm what does KEI stand for
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    • Profile picture of the author rrram2
      Originally Posted by espresso View Post

      sorry ramm what does KEI stand for
      Keyword Effectiveness Index
      as coined by Sumantra Roy

      when picking keywords on google to use, the higher KEI words are better as they have less competition and more searches. the lower the KEI the more competition and the less searches. Without considerng KEI, there isn't much chance you will choose the best keywords for your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author espresso
    Ok
    I have been doing that but is there software for it or just common sense/experience
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    • Profile picture of the author genietoast
      Babe, I think you have too much stuff on your site.

      I think your site should just be a review of the product "Guitar Lessons For Beginners", and all those other articles should go on EZA. Have them point to your review site.

      When you're doing a review, you want to focus on the benefits. I know the internet marketing way is solve a problem. True.

      The problem is someone wants to learn how to play guitar in an easy way and hopefully for cheap.

      But you've got to show how "Guitar Lessons For Beginners" is that product. How does it benefit the reader?

      Benefits, Benefits, Benefits. Remember that.

      Your review site doesn't need to be a salepage. That's what the salespage does. You review site is supposed to be the pre-sell.

      I'm going to point you to Matt Carter's blog post that covers how to write review sites. He's got really good information.

      Here's the link: Affiliate Internet Marketing Tips
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  • Profile picture of the author YoungMoney123
    Thank You Warriors i' am still new to the game but you guys and gals have given me a lot of info already. But I have a question of you what links should be in my sales page and is it okay to have a sales page with multiple pages.

    See I wanted to build a sales page that has a lot of information about my niche on it as well as my product in doing that now I have a few pages is that good or bad?
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    • Profile picture of the author rrram2
      If online the sales page should really only be one page even if they have to scroll down.

      The sales page should only have one link target, but that target should be linked to all sorts of words and or images on your sales page. I think you want to direct them to one payment page from the sales page. So its ok if your sales page has 20 links on it to your payment page, as long as your sales page is longer. You dont want one paragraph with 20 links.

      On web pages generally the more anchor text (words containing links) you have the better, especially if your site is newer because the older sites (higher ranking SERP's) will have a lot more words and a high number of words used as anchor text for links.

      You want your sales page to have some content and educate the prospect a little bit, but you dont want it to be too long which may start to bore them or make them just scroll to the bottom. ( if it's a squeeze page)

      If it is just a webpage where you are going to sell something long term like Duck Eggs, or something, then it is a little different. I was mostly above describing what I call a squeeze page.

      Originally Posted by YoungMoney123 View Post

      Thank You Warriors i' am still new to the game but you guys and gals have given me a lot of info already. But I have a question of you what links should be in my sales page and is it okay to have a sales page with multiple pages.

      See I wanted to build a sales page that has a lot of information about my niche on it as well as my product in doing that now I have a few pages is that good or bad?
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  • Profile picture of the author baseball_card
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