No one will believe me that I haven't made a sale.

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Alright I'm writing to express my frustration. I have worked full time on my niche affiliate website for over 6 months now and no sale. I have done everything there is for traffic and dominance SEO wise. I have setup over 10 websites dedicated to squeezing traffic to my main site and have had very impressive CTR on my Commission Junction aff links and no sales.. Not even one. I don't know what to do anymore. Anyone have any ideas what I could be doing wrong?

Could CJ be off the wall on their stats? Although, every time I write a new post I see a spike in traffic and CTR on CJ. My sites work, my users click but no commissions in months? Called CJ and they ran every single link. All are dropping cookies correctly. Doesn't make any sense. aren't.. Anyone?
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    What kind of products are you selling? Does it have anything to do with the URL in your signature?
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    • Profile picture of the author WebEnvelopment
      Let me try to answer all of this at once.
      The site is reviewing indoor hydroponic products.
      I do have an opt in form.
      My CTR is very high so I can only assume that the readers are interested in what they're reading.
      My affiliate keeps telling me how much money he's making with their busy season kicking in...

      Eggs in one basket is pretty rough in this situation because now I'm tied in. If I give up it's just far too much work down the drain.
      Thanks for all the input guys.
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  • Profile picture of the author asimbawany
    its possible that the product/s you're promoting are not converting at all. or that they're not converting on your traffic. You may want to see the advertiser's network EPCs. If they are good, then your traffic may not be targeted to those offers. Perhaps the merchant just sucks and you need to test a few others and see what happens.

    The main mistake that I think you're making is you've put all your eggs in one basket. I made the same mistake with my first site. Worked a lot on it and no matter what I did, it did not make sales.

    You need to detach yourself from this site and put up a few more. There will always be a ratio of successful to unsuccessful sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author RizNicolas
    How many offers do you have in each niche site? You're already driving visitors to your site, so more options the better. If you're only promoting 1 product, and your visitors aren't interested... at least they can check out your other offers and this will increase your chance of making a sale.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmilligan
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      Originally Posted by RizNicolas View Post

      How many offers do you have in each niche site? You're already driving visitors to your site, so more options the better. If you're only promoting 1 product, and your visitors aren't interested... at least they can check out your other offers and this will increase your chance of making a sale.
      Totally agree, you want to have a little offer vault. It's like with email marketing, people have lists that convert at like 1%-2% and think thats great. That means there wasting the other 98%, granted there will be in active emails and not everybody is intrested in one offer

      . Thats why they should promote multiple offers and get 2% conversion rates of 5 offers. Which means you would have 10% of your list buying from you if they were all first time buyers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Entrecon
    If you think it is an issue with CJ, then mix things up a little. Get a few amazon links, some adsense, and maybe a clickbank or two.

    It really has to do with your content and the product being sold. If you are pulling $5 traffic and trying to sell them a $500 item it isn't going to work. If your site is about do-it-yourself auto repair and then you have an ad for the local car dealership, you could have a lot of people clicking through to "window shop" all the new cars, but at the end of the day they are just going to fix up their old reliable vehicle.
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  • Profile picture of the author RizNicolas
    Another thing I forgot to mention... Do you have an opt-in form on your site? Depending on the niche, it often makes a lot of sense to provide a free e-book, e-course, etc. in exchange for their email so that you can build a list. A lot of people don't buy the first time they visit your site. Then once they're in your list you can provide other valuable information via email over time, develop familiarity and trust with your list, promote other affiliate offers, and drive them back to your site for more chances to make a sale.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shoot
    Ummm your site is empty http://statehydroponics.com/ ? What is the draw to come to your site? All you have is banner ads on it. Come on now you should know why. Start adding things.
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    • Profile picture of the author WebEnvelopment
      Originally Posted by Shoot View Post

      Ummm your site is empty statehydroponics.com Find Hydroponics Shop | Hydroponic Gardening Store | Grow Systems[/url] ? What is the draw to come to your site? All you have is banner ads on it. Come on now you should know why. Start adding things.
      Hey guys thanks for replying: the site is NOT my signature site...

      it's hydroponicsgrowkit.com and it's FULL of hand written content. Even my squeeze sites are genuinly useful and handwritten/handbuilt...

      I also have about 10 other websites just like it (Example; hydroponicsystem.net) that I have genuinely hand written content for. It's a joke what I've put myself through to get traffic and no sales.
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      • Profile picture of the author dennis09
        Just had a really quick look and off first glance, there is WAYY too many links and distracting clutter on the home page. As a visitor i need you to guide me. You got me here based on your keyword, now what do you want me to do? Where is the info/product im looking for.

        Basically too much distraction here. Too many links to click and places to go.

        For starters, figure out what the purpose is for your site. Is it to make a quick profit or to establish yourself as an authority?

        If it is the first then you need to figure out what information they are looking for and OVER OVER deliver it which can double as a presell BEFORE you send them to your sales page.

        If it is the later then you need COMPELLING article headlines on your homepage to suck the visitors into the deep pages of your site, and keep them there by interlinking posts with more catchy, intriguing, curiosity evoking headlines.
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      • Profile picture of the author dennis09
        Adding to that id scrap the past reviews column on the left and go with a 2 colum layout, place all those reviews under one review category.

        Second, is there any way you can cleanup those two menus above the fold? Id take the top menu (home, sitemap, etc.) and place it somewhere in the footer.

        And that stuff in the middle in the content section = information overload. WAYY too much STUFF there. I didnt even bother to see what it was. It just looks extremely cluttered.

        The videos at the bottom are GREAT, and add a little more credibility to you. It lets me know that you are serious about the niche and not another fly by night site.
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      • Originally Posted by WebEnvelopment View Post

        Hey guys thanks for replying: the site is NOT my signature site...

        it's hydroponicsgrowkit.com and it's FULL of hand written content. Even my squeeze sites are genuinly useful and handwritten/handbuilt...

        I also have about 10 other websites just like it (Example; hydroponicsystem.net) that I have genuinely hand written content for. It's a joke what I've put myself through to get traffic and no sales.
        At this stage you are probably reluctant after all the work you did to make significant changes to your business plan. I don't blame you, I have been there quite often in projects over the years.

        How does it go "You can put lipstick on a pig but it's still a pig."

        Now I'm not saying that to insult your work in any way. Obviously you have gained a ton of skills to put that site and the others together. That's great but you have about 5-6 sites all sitting on the same real estate as I see it.

        I made a comment above, mistakenly, not knowing that the site I commented on as, being too empty and no one was home, was not your main site. Sorry about that!

        However when I went to hydroponicsgrowkit.com The first thing I thought was the whole family and half the neighborhood was here. :rolleyes:

        Now I'm an old timer and coincidentally a former commercial hydroponic grower so just take my comments for what they may or may not be worth.

        I see nothing wrong with the niche, as a matter of fact and probably contrary to some of our fellow warrior's beliefs, I like competition. Although I can see the logic of the other side too. It's just that in all my sales and marketing career so far, I always looked for the crowd and it has been a good strategy for me.

        A couple of things to ponder perhaps....

        Take some time and turn off the computer, shut off the phone and take a long week end with the wife, or significant other or what ever situation you are in and chill for a long week end and think of anything else but internet marketing. Go to a movie or concert enjoy a harmless vice or something. You've been punishing yourself for 6 months. Relax... The Internet and marketing isn't going to disappear it will still be here in a few days.

        Now consider putting your marketing system on a diet. You no doubt know how to build web sites because it's indicated in your handle. I would suggest you put together possibly 5 WP mini review sites with links to one product each and a lead capture form. A good old fashion squeeze page. I told you about making a swipe file, search out some mini sites that do just that.

        As for the product reviews... You have 5 products in the slider box or what ever that thingy is called. Take each one of them individually and make a mini site around them. If you have the funds try to either buy a domain with a keyword in it that relates to the product. If not just create a page title using the same logic. If you can put a video together that would be great just a minute or so. You can do all video but I like some text content too. Some people still relate to text. You know how to do some SEO I know you do or get help. But SEO on a simple mini site with a video is a whole lot easier than the large site you are using now, IMO.

        There are some excellent WSO's out there that can help you. I was looking at one a while back that was really good just can't remember its name. There are warriors reading this post right now that are sharp in working with mini review sites. Chime in some of you....

        Just leave what you have created alone. You can tie these mini sites into the hosting you have now as add ons , sub domains, pages or what ever. You should know how that's done. ( If you need to play in your big sandbox still, throw in some links to your new mini, and note, SALES sites) I'm sorry but I can't help digging you a little about your fun house site. I'm just teasing!

        You could put these 5-6 sites together in a week or so maybe less with your web building skills. If you aren't sure ask. I'm not near the teckie most are here on the forum but even I can do what I suggested to you.

        Like I said before, you got the hard part "learned" and done. Now you got to get smart about it and lighten up your approach and get lean and mean.

        Do all the traditional things and drive traffic to these mini sites and I can't guarantee how much success you'll have but it won't be any worse, that I can assure you. Although not my main thrust and where I want to go with my Internet marketing, (I'm not hot on Affiliate marketing, I'd rather sell my own products that's where the big boys make their money.) However I have a couple simple sites knocking down $200-$400 some weeks doing some of what I just explained.

        Now I'm going to put on my hard hat, and as usual, it's all for what it's worth.

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  • Profile picture of the author LMC
    would love to see this site and see why it's not converting
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    • Profile picture of the author Shoot
      Originally Posted by LMC View Post

      would love to see this site and see why it's not converting
      look at my post above yours.
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  • Profile picture of the author TopKat22
    If your site has a lot of things on it, you get a lot of clicks put no sales.

    I would suggest you concentrate on one thing and that you build a list so that you can take that traffic that you are getting and capture it and then build a relationship with your list so that then you have more opportunity to convert them to buyers.

    Of course, before doing all this, we would have to know your market and keywords to determine if the what you picked is even profitable at all or if it just has too much competition.
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  • Profile picture of the author owenlee
    The problem could be that your site does not offer anything useful to the visitors at all...
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  • Profile picture of the author Brian Dandy
    I agree with Shoot, your site is empty. All them zero's give me no incentive to stay and shop.
    You need to get some content on the front page, even if it's rehashed PLR articles.
    Good luck
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    • Profile picture of the author WebEnvelopment
      Are you talking about the sie in my signature? That's not a site on hydroponics... The site is hydroponicsgrowkit.com
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  • Originally Posted by WebEnvelopment View Post

    Alright I'm writing to express my frustration. I have worked full time on my niche affiliate website for over 6 months now and no sale. I have done everything there is for traffic and dominance SEO wise. I have setup over 10 websites dedicated to squeezing traffic to my main site and have had very impressive CTR on my Commission Junction aff links and no sales.. Not even one. I don't know what to do anymore. Anyone have any ideas what I could be doing wrong?

    Could CJ be off the wall on their stats? Although, every time I write a new post I see a spike in traffic and CTR on CJ. My sites work, my users click but no commissions in months? Called CJ and they ran every single link. All are dropping cookies correctly. Doesn't make any sense. aren't.. Anyone?
    I went to the url listed in above post, assuming that is your main site??? If so I put my self as best I could as someone looking for hydroponic related products. My first impression was, "Hello, anyone home?"

    I agree that you need content. If you are trying to make it a directory site there needs to be some directing going on.

    You have a start which is great and much more done than many ever do. I would suggest that you Google your keywords and check out the sites that come up (ranked well) and are doing what you are trying to do.

    Look at what they are linking to and where they may be directing their viewers to. Look at the lay outs and if they appear to have some authority don't be afraid to swipe how they are doing it.

    Do you have a swipe file of other sites and content in your niche to reference from? Every marketer worth their salt has a swipe file. (I'm not talking about plagiarism, I'm talking about having a good research file).

    See what they are doing with layouts, copy, view their code and check keywords. Are they using graphics? Then consider getting some SEO help and some content/copy help too.

    Go over to the SEO section, Copy section, and Warriors for hire section and look around for some paid or even free help. Maybe some cost effective overseas help or knowledgeable VA. They don't have to cost you an arm and a leg.

    Create and flip some sites for a grub stake. You say you have 10 sites maybe try flipping a couple if they are ranking at all.

    You say you have been at this "full time" six months? It's time to stop doing what isn't working and try some different things. You are over the first big hump in learning the Internet business you have some knowledge, now move it up a step.

    But most of all don't quit! You may only be several feet from the mother lode. But do something stir the pot. And continue to ask for help like you are doing.

    You can do this man. I see you got grit already. It takes thousands of horsepower to move a train the first foot then much less once momentum kicks in. One of the most beautiful creatures there are is a butterfly. But it only becomes beautiful after a horrible hard struggle. Every last butterfly that is goes through this.

    Don't let a cocoon become a coffin! Go out there and "kick it!"

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    • Profile picture of the author WebEnvelopment
      The traffic is all SEO friendly and naturally grown through social and article marketing only. And I can't see getting 200 visits in a day and 150 clicks are all window shoppers? Right?

      I mean if I was using black hat methods then I could never be sure, but naturally grown traffic, a great CTR and zero sales? Also, the lower adsense ad on the site made $15 from clicks last month so it's got to be the affiliate site right?
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      • Profile picture of the author Danny McConnell
        As a visitor to that site I might click on one of the links just to see what the heck is going on, but that doesn't mean I am interested. Without a bit of preselling the banners you have selected are a bit of a mystery, and the main banner leads to a page offering listings of some sort, which I really didn't understand.

        It looks to me like you need to decide what the site is supposed to be and organize around that. Get some honest feedback about whether your site is doing what you want it to do.

        The bulk of your main page is a directory with no listings. If nothing else that makes you look unsuccessful.

        On the plus side, if you are getting traffic you are way ahead of the game. Now you just need to figure out how to get it to convert.

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  • Profile picture of the author WriterWahm
    Could your problem be copywriting? Maybe you need to outsource to a copywriter or you need to learn the art. It's one thing to get visitors to your site but a totally different thing to get them to convert.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shoot
    Well that site is the only one I could find, I checked the new one and it looks like you have a great start. But when I click to see equipment reviews there is only one product per section. I know it is not what you want to hear but you need more content. (plus I looked at the prices for what your selling and they are HIGH)
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennisknows
    Seems like a pretty tough niche.. It is very specific.. you need to target people are looking for one thing and one thing only.. How they can grow hydroponics.. Now is that buying traffic or is it traffic that gets all the info they can and then go to the local hardware store and get all the supplies they saw in the video.. that's what I would do..

    I went to check out the prices.. Seeing those prices, brought me to my statement above.

    Have you found a forum that's dedicated to this subject... Do some research and if you can find a forum on hydroponics, I think you can really make some moves. Just start chatting back and forth, create some threads and get people back to your site with your signature..

    Hope that helps and wish you the best my friend
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  • Profile picture of the author RichardDean
    Who are you going after?

    The green thumb people
    The pot head people


    Here is the plan

    Find a niche
    break it down into a smaller group (don't pick both groups that is posted above just one)
    find a common problem in the group
    Create a solution that solves the problem
    Sell the solution to the problem

    You have the niche
    Once you pick the group (you might even need to break it down tighter)
    Find the problem they have in common
    Fix the problem
    Sell the fix

    It is key you follow this formula, to the tee.


    You need your subscribe box better displayed, I missed it 3 times and I was looking for it.

    Offer a free report for the sign up, or start a growers club.

    I don't see any reason to sign up for the newsletter ?

    You seem to give a lot of info might be too much, I'm off to watch you tube then get distracted on youtube by all the other videos and forgot about your website.

    Give them just enough info to want more.

    That is a start to fixing some things...

    Just a hint: If we see you listen we will be back for other changes.

    Richard

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    Your domain is Hydroponics Grow Kit I can't tell if you sell a all in one kit or not

    Focus on one grow kit and let everyone know why it is the best kit to buy.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael D Forbes
    Your site is very busy and leaves me with a sense of feeling overwhelmed by choices. I'm actually surprised you get as many clicks as you do.

    You ARE getting some adsense income, so certainly all is not lost. My gut (which is wrong often enough to not be considered all that reliable) tells me that the traffic you are getting is more information oriented rather than buyer oriented, or that your site isn't channeling them further toward a purchasing decision.

    From the bit I poked around, It seems like your presentation is "here it is" for the most part. I think if you did even a little bit more to tip people into buying mode it will pay off for you. Think - "Here it is, Now go buy it" type language. I really don't see much in the way of calls to action, so you probably have loads of curiosity clicks and not much more.

    Are you making sales on the Amazon items? Does your Analytics give you clues as to the mindset of people that are finding your site?

    I personally would do a couple things. I would try to simplify the front page a bit and also put in calls to action wherever it makes sense to do so. I feel this alone will go a long way to turning some of those clickers into buyers, and it won't take much work.

    Ultimately, if the site is performing well and you're just having problems with CJ not converting - you aren't married to CJ - monetize the content another way.
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    • Profile picture of the author rprieto60
      Michael nailed it with this answer. My response to your site was almost exactly the same. You had a lot of information all cluttered up and no call to action I could see. If you want to make a sale, you need TELL your visitors to buy. If you want them on your list, you need to TELL them to fill out your form.

      I think you should at least give Amazon a try and see if there are some CPA offers that may fit within your vertical. Remember, the secret to a successful website that sells is test, test, test.


      Originally Posted by Michael D Forbes View Post

      Your site is very busy and leaves me with a sense of feeling overwhelmed by choices. I'm actually surprised you get as many clicks as you do.

      You ARE getting some adsense income, so certainly all is not lost. My gut (which is wrong often enough to not be considered all that reliable) tells me that the traffic you are getting is more information oriented rather than buyer oriented, or that your site isn't channeling them further toward a purchasing decision.

      From the bit I poked around, It seems like your presentation is "here it is" for the most part. I think if you did even a little bit more to tip people into buying mode it will pay off for you. Think - "Here it is, Now go buy it" type language. I really don't see much in the way of calls to action, so you probably have loads of curiosity clicks and not much more.

      Are you making sales on the Amazon items? Does your Analytics give you clues as to the mindset of people that are finding your site?

      I personally would do a couple things. I would try to simplify the front page a bit and also put in calls to action wherever it makes sense to do so. I feel this alone will go a long way to turning some of those clickers into buyers, and it won't take much work.

      Ultimately, if the site is performing well and you're just having problems with CJ not converting - you aren't married to CJ - monetize the content another way.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jere Kuisma
    I agree with whoever stated that there is just too much stuff in the frontpage. Very distracting and personally I never stay on such complicated sites, yet buy something through one.

    I'm not trying to be negative about the site. It actually looked good (beside the complication) and seemed to have a lot of content. Just make it simpler would be my suggestion.
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    • Profile picture of the author dennis09
      Originally Posted by Quahas View Post

      I agree with whoever stated that there is just too much stuff in the frontpage. Very distracting and personally I never stay on such complicated sites, yet buy something through one.

      I'm not trying to be negative about the site. It actually looked good (beside the complication) and seemed to have a lot of content. Just make it simpler would be my suggestion.
      Agreed, you do seem to have good unique content, im seeing 53 indexed and unique (on a skin through) pages.

      Take a look at my posts here, implement the changes suggested, and get back here with the results in about a month. Feel free to pm me if you need any more advice.

      p.s. Dont forget, ALWAY PRESELL, PRESELL, PRESELL before sending traffic to the sales page. And i mean ALWAYS. If you don't know how to presell then its time to hit the "books" again.
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  • Profile picture of the author sarconi
    I am overwhelmed with information , i see no call for action to buy something !
    To busy for my eyes, i am not guided to what you want to sell!
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    • Profile picture of the author dennis09
      Originally Posted by MikeWike View Post

      I have exactly the same issue. I get same amount of clicks but it just does not convert.

      There are three options:

      1) Your keyword is not buying (more like browsin)
      2) Your website is not good enough
      3) Try to change the product

      Id like to add:

      *Know who your audience is:
      Who's typing in that keyword? What are their related problems? What do they want?

      What would they most likely be interested in buying, and how do you get them from point A --> B.

      Then all you need to do is fill in the steps between A and B by providing value (what they want) while plucking away at their emotions to get them to point B ready to buy.
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  • Profile picture of the author canada94
    Find out what your customers main issues are, find the solution and then offer it too them.BTW You have no opt in or nothing on your 'About' page , i would recommend you put both of these right, people want to know who they are dealing with.

    Good luck


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  • Profile picture of the author TestiVar
    1) Create your own product or offer your own service.

    2) Don't ever say the word "traffic" again.

    3) Don't ever say acronym "SEO" again.

    4) Practice saying the word "advertise." Actually do it. It is what real businesses do.

    5) Practice saying the word "publicity." Actually do it. It is also what real businesses do.

    This will result in sales because that is what really businesses do -- they sell things.

    Enjoy the profits.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Ogbin
    there are many options such as promote different products; put clickbank products, adsense ads, banners, text links,...

    opt in form to capture subscribers that are interested in buying from you but you need to send them couple emails to putting trust with them.

    Start working in SEO, writing high quality articles, and make partners in the niche that you are interested in.

    provide to them free stuffs such as e-course, e-book, or some chapters of your e-book or e-course.

    Don't through you eggs in one basket.
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  • Profile picture of the author benrpalmer
    Diversity is the key, relying on one affiliate program for all your income is always a big no no. I haven't seen a mention of your niche yet but there is almost guaranteed to be a whole variety of different products on different affiliate marketplaces.

    Are you building a list?
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  • Profile picture of the author Teravel
    I pulled up some stats on your homepage.
    PR: 0
    Google Cached on Jan 31, 2012
    Age: Unknown
    Stumbleupon: 2
    Twitter: 2
    Y! .edu links: 3
    Y! .gov links: 22,600 (Um, wow...)
    Y! .edu Page links: 3
    Alexa: 799,158

    I have a few questions for you.
    1) Is your main focus Affiliate Marketing?
    I ask because you have AdSense on the page, and this can be luring your visitors away with cheap clicks.
    2) Are the Affiliate links set up properly?
    3) Is this a WordPress website?
    If so, you should get a Link Cloak plugin (GoPages is free) so your Affiliate links don't look so ugly.

    One last suggestion. It was suggested that you put an opt-in form on your About Us page. I suggest you put it at the bottom of your site in one of the 3 sectors, or on your sidebar. That way, it appears on more than 1 page.
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  • Profile picture of the author chinacharly
    I've been there. I didn't devote 6 months to my ONE niche like you did but my site was pretty darn similar to yours (different niche).

    When I finally started getting sales out of it, it was because I went back to the fundamentals. Driving traffic to the site is just one part of the equation. A very important part to be sure. But what do you do with the traffic after it gets to your site?

    I have to echo some of the advice in the above posts and ask a few questions:

    1. Where's the opt-in box?
    2. Why should I opt-in?
    3. What is it you want me to do on the site? Just read articles?

    Remember, people need, want to be TOLD what to do. Not left to their own devices. Just driving them to your site is not enough. It's obvious you've done a good job of that.

    You see, the point is that your site is all over the place. There's no clear direction. I'd bet you probably will have done better already had you just created multiple sites each devoted to promoting ONE item with a STRONG call to action and a clear cut way to opt-in with a good reason to do so.

    All the "hand-written, hand-cut" articles you have written...I'll bet you could've already put together some sort of info-product you could've gave away for free, created a newsletter for or....drum-roll, please....SOLD AS AN EBOOK for $5 and made more money than you have now! At least you would've saw success and feel better about your efforts!

    Fundamentals, baby!

    Get more niche specific. And BUILD YOUR LIST!
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  • Profile picture of the author WebEnvelopment
    I've got to say thank you to eveyone for all this input. You have ALL added something worthy and some of you even more. Can't thank you all enough for the advice... I'm seriously impressed and I'll post back here after changes and hopefully some improvement.

    I tried to message you all to thank you individually but I can't until 15 posts on the warrior forum. Nonetheless you guys rock!

    -Ben
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  • Profile picture of the author gripex
    Id pay special attention to how well your traffic lines up to your offers. If its general niche traffic than it might just be that that traffi doesnt convert, could be the offer stinks too.. Try some product name traffic, if that doesnt convert than the offer stinks.
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  • Profile picture of the author sbrown2015
    I certainly don't have much experience with Internet Marketing, as my sites don't bring in any income either, but I was looking at your links and most of your backlinks has no value or are no follow. I was wondering if you can get to the top of Google, maybe your clicks will follow through. Also, I agree with others here who said that there is too much content at the front page. Think like Google. Their front page is easy because it's simple.
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  • Profile picture of the author themikerogers
    My theory is that your audience isn't buying because doing so leaves a paper trail.

    Stoners tend to be secretive about being stoners and buying something related to it could create legal or law enforcement issues (imagine UPS dropping a box at your door step that says in big letters "HYDROPONIC GROW KIT" on the side for everyone to see).

    Try focusing on meeting the needs of the Growers that are doing it for Medical Reasons. Maybe that will help. Change your keywords to target the legal growers - like Hydroponics for Medicinal agriculture
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    • Profile picture of the author WebEnvelopment
      Originally Posted by themikerogers View Post

      My theory is that your audience isn't buying because doing so leaves a paper trail.

      Stoners tend to be secretive about being stoners and buying something related to it could create legal or law enforcement issues (imagine UPS dropping a box at your door step that says in big letters "HYDROPONIC GROW KIT" on the side for everyone to see).

      Try focusing on meeting the needs of the Growers that are doing it for Medical Reasons. Maybe that will help. Change your keywords to target the legal growers - like Hydroponics for Medicinal agriculture
      Interesting idea but I thought I was covered by not ever mentioning Marijuana without the disclaiming "medical" before it. Still not enough?
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  • Profile picture of the author sensei majid
    U need to study funnel mastery... all the top imers use this strategy. You will not have great conversions on the first visit... collect names and build relationships.
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