I am a newbie when it comes to IM. My site is 4 months old, and ranking well in Bing and Yahoo (SERPS first page), not in Google (around position 140). As the site is still under construction, I'm going to create more articles/backlinks and add to the pages. I know this will help the SERPS. All this being said: My current bounce rate is around 40%. Returning and new visitors for one month, only around 153 which I know is very low indeed. Average time on my site is 23 minutes. My site being new is not helping the SERPS in Google. I'm in a low to medium competition primary keyword. Problem is the other sites have a LOT of backlinks to them. I believe that is one of the things that is causing me not to rank well.
When I do get traffic, how much traffic should I be getting until I convert a sale? I am using Clickbank and Amazon.
Should I use Adsense? Does Adsense convert better than the two products above?
Any other suggestions?
I do know how to create/design websites and have experience with other websites, just not the IM aspect.
Any advice from you gents/ladies with more experience would be greatly appreciated.