Are Warror Forum Signature Images Worth It?

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At $60/year an image in your signature is moderately expensive and I don't see to many people who have one versus something like warrior forum membership. For $60/year I would like at least 300-600 more clicks a year versus what a signature would get otherwise at around -2 posts a day. What do you guys think and what has your experience been.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Blades
    Anything that draws attention to your signature is worth it. I almost forgot about that, thanks for the reminder, I still have mine opened in Photoshop, will finish it in the morning.
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  • Profile picture of the author Spencer Jones
    Originally Posted by cpwebsite View Post

    At $60/year an image in your signature is moderately expensive and I don't see to many people who have one versus something like warrior forum membership. For $60/year I would like at least 300-600 more clicks a year versus what a signature would get otherwise at around -2 posts a day. What do you guys think and what has your experience been.
    I used to have a warrior banner subscription. I am not sure, but I guess it was a monthly pay back then. But since I wasn't posting much during that time, it wasn't of much use.

    If you are an active member of the Warrior Forum, posting atleast 3-4 posts everyday. Then sure it is worth it.

    Dr.Spencer Jones
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  • Profile picture of the author IzzuDino
    Haven't got an image signature myself but in my opinion, a warrior membership is more useful. Furthermore, I don't think that it would result in a large increase in views.

    I dunno might be wrong, just my own thoughts...
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    • Profile picture of the author IamBaksi
      Hmm. It really depends on the quality of your image or 'mini-banner'. Of course if you make it really attractive, then more people are going to click on it hence making it more worth it.

      Cheers

      Caleb Prince
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeff Willy
    If you are really serious to invest money for image banner in your signature, you need to be always active in posting here in Warrior Forum. But don't just spam, try to give more value to the topics that you are starting or replying. Also, make sure that your image banner is a "killer" one that catches the attention of the readers.

    Btw, I also have plans to do that anytime.
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    • Profile picture of the author Nicole Nahi
      If you are really serious to invest money for image banner in your signature, you need to be always active in posting here in Warrior Forum.
      That makes sense. Why investing money if you're not going to contribute?:rolleyes:
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  • Profile picture of the author eClicker
    If you get one big enough and it conflicts with the warrior forum colors to make it noticeable I don't see why it would not be a good source of a least a few leads.
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    • Profile picture of the author LilBlackDress
      I like it and I think the price is moderate. $60 a year is only $5 a month - less than 2 cups o coffee. It is all in where you want to spend your money.
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  • Profile picture of the author eClicker
    Perfect example lilblackdress Big banner conflicts with the warrior forum. Almost makes me want to click without reading what it's about....lol. What type of clicks are you getting if you don't mind me asking?
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  • Profile picture of the author intellg
    Eye catching image can bring any serious buddy attention. So your post will be seen by warriours with more seriously. Image should match with your name and profession.
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  • Profile picture of the author JPaston
    Look around, how many marketers on the WF use an image in their signature?

    Maybe if you have something commercial which requires image branding, then it would be worth it.

    But if you're not branding your product or service a text link serves just as well or maybe better if you have a clear headline.
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    • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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      Originally Posted by JPaston View Post

      Look around, how many marketers on the WF use an image in their signature?
      If the intended implication there is "Not many, so that means they don't work very well", I don't quite follow the logic: it would easily be possible for only a small minority of Warriors to be using them and for them to work brilliantly. (I think that may well actually be the case, too).

      Originally Posted by JPaston View Post

      Maybe if you have something commercial which requires image branding, then it would be worth it.
      And even if you don't, I think? "Something commercial which requires image branding" certainly doesn't seem to apply to most of the successful marketers here who are continually using sigpics, does it? :confused:

      I think answering this question has something in common with "looking at the AdWords displayed to deduce whether or not the keyword's worth anything": my perspective is that so many professional marketers here are using them successfully, and continuing to pay for them, that that - just in itself - is evidence that they can be pretty beneficial.
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    • Profile picture of the author CyberAlien
      Originally Posted by JPaston View Post

      Look around, how many marketers on the WF use an image in their signature?
      I'd actually look at that as a good thing. If every person was using them then they wouldn't stand out nearly as much
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      • Profile picture of the author JPaston
        Originally Posted by Chase Watts View Post

        I'd actually look at that as a good thing. If every person was using them then they wouldn't stand out nearly as much
        And isn't your sig a good example of not using an image and still making an impact?
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        • Profile picture of the author CyberAlien
          Originally Posted by JPaston View Post

          And isn't your sig a good example of not using an image and still making an impact?
          I've actually been testing it over the past couple of months, but the old sig I used to have with a bright yellow background and bold black text still got more clicks that the current one - but I'm getting very close to beating it according to Analytics
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  • Profile picture of the author JPaston
    Alexa, I should have made myself more clear.

    A lot of sigs that I see are links to a WSO or a blog post or an article page or a service page rather than a 'product' which may benefit from a brand image.

    Although a good image can sell, words can do better. Their message is often clearer and this seems especially so in the sigs used on this forum.

    I'm not decrying sig images when used well. I agree that many marketers stick with them (although, as it is an annual fee, I wonder whether it's a case of 'I've paid for it so I'm jolly well going to use it'). But if I was using an image I'd be doing AB testing to see whether it worked.
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  • Profile picture of the author WillR
    $60/year is peanuts to have your signature shown on the biggest Internet Marketing forum on the Internet. I'm afraid though that seems to be the mentality of the average user in this forum. They want everything for next to nothing. It's no coincidence that most people in this forum end up leaving without making any money.

    A business cannot be a real business unless you treat it like a real business.
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  • Profile picture of the author JPaston
    I'm pleased that you're testing it.

    Did you try any other images to see if they did better?
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  • Profile picture of the author John Atkins
    Around the time they started offering banners in signatures I wasn't posting much so I didn't try it. Then when I started posting regularly again I saw quite a bit of users which stopped using it so I just forgot about it. I might try it though, now that I'm posting regularly.
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  • Profile picture of the author Thriftypreneur
    When I joined WF, I found that signatures are turned off by default for new accounts.

    Based on that alone, I, personally, wouldn't be investing money into my signature.
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  • Profile picture of the author John Atkins
    People would be much more eager to try it if they charged $5 monthly rather $60 yearly. $60 looks big to most people even if it is for a year. Besides, lots of things could happen in a year. The forum (unlikely but still a possibility) might take a downturn and lose traffic, or the buyer might get banned, etc...

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    WF probably made a yearly subscription to make things easier, but they probably make less money from it now than before when the subscription was monthly. What do you think?
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    • Profile picture of the author WillR
      Originally Posted by John Atkins View Post

      People would be much more eager to try it if they charged $5 monthly rather $60 yearly. $60 looks big to most people even if it is for a year. Besides, lots of things could happen in a year. The forum (unlikely but still a possibility) might take a downturn and lose traffic, or the buyer might get banned, etc...

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      WF probably made a yearly subscription to make things easier, but they probably make less money from it now than before when the subscription was monthly. What do you think?
      1. Let's face it, $60 isn't really that much. That equates to 16 cents per day. Anyone using this forum well enough should be able to make at least several sales from their forum signature daily. Worth it?

      2. If you make it cheaper or have monthly subscriptions then you would have all the riff raff using them and they would be less effective. I think the $60 cost is a very good quality control method. Those who don't have $60 to advertise their product or service probably aren't too serious about it anyway and thus they are not the sorts of things the forum would really want promoted in image signatures.
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