Any Hope with ClickBank now?

by skrish
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I have reading a lot from this forum. I came across this post about clickbank product with good gravity and selling it affiliate link. The guy said he gets $250 a day. This is one of the oldest method.

What I wanna know is that any of you had any real success with clickbank?

Does it still work?? Is it worth to try it now?
#clickbank #hope #selling products online #seo
  • Profile picture of the author Metacomet
    I'm sure it's possible to make money selling ClickBank merch but I personally have decided to make and sell my own products (while working for clients on the side).

    The idea of hawking someone elses merch for them (besides dropshipping) I don't like. Some would argue that ClickBank is exactly dropshipping but that's not true. If you start your own dropshipping venture you can decide on the profit margin yourself. ClickBank (from what I can tell) is just another middle-man taking a percentage of money that would otherwise go to you, AND they are taking a cut from the merchandiser. It's not the same as dropshipping.

    Also, if you have the ability to create even one product and sell it yourself, you take 100% profit.

    The amount of energy put into making websites that will hit keywords, drawing customers, and selling them on the product is almost as much as would be involved in making your own product.

    "I don't have any ideas/products to sell though" -

    Then dropship. Again, the energy put into being a success with ClickBank affiliate sales could be put towards promoting/selling through your own dropship site. And again, you would see the profit directly instead of being middle-manned.


    In my honest opinion ClickBank is just another method of sucking people who are interested in dropshipping and don't know it - into another middle-man scheme.

    The one thing they offer that I really appreciated (yes I've tried all of this) is the guide on setting up Lead Captures, Front End Offers and Back End Offers. Selling multiple products to the same customer through increasing levels of trust (you MUST provide value at each stage) is pretty brilliant. But again... you could utilize all of this without ClickBank.

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  • Profile picture of the author guitarizma
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    Originally Posted by skrish View Post

    I have reading a lot from this forum. I came across this post about clickbank product with good gravity and selling it affiliate link. The guy said he gets $250 a day. This is one of the oldest method.

    What I wanna know is that any of you had any real success with clickbank?

    Does it still work?? Is it worth to try it now?
    Clickbank is just a marketplace with a bunch of products that you can sell and make money, so nothing wrong there.

    The real issue is which products to choose and how to promote them. If you have a good marketing plan in place, clickbank can make you rich. So, focus on the marketing plan, no on whether or not CB is good.

    P.S - Don't just go by product gravity while choosing a product. There are other factors too. There are hundreds of threads here on Cb, read them and then take action.
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  • Profile picture of the author OfficerIM
    Of course there is, if you dont like it sign up for JVZOO's or Amazons affiliate programs. The blood of making money online is affiliate marketing or selling your own products. Start off with affiliate marketing first. If you need education you can buy courses like
    - Google Sniper
    - Bring the Fresh
    - Screw 9-5
    etc....
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    • Profile picture of the author Metacomet
      Originally Posted by OfficerIM View Post

      ...
      If you need education you can buy courses like
      - Google Sniper
      ...

      I also recommend watching Google Sniper vids on youtube, especially where he explains how to use Google SEO tools (they've slightly changed now but they're still out there) to determine hot markets.

      You can learn that much for free, and it is the basis to Google Sniper and most affiliate booster programs, just basic (but important) SEO techniques.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicholasb
    I've been making money with clickbank for years, yes it still works, just like with anything you have to know what you are doing.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrrightme
    Weight loss products in clickbank are still worth to promote and keep pace with the clickbank's new mobile platform Pytch.
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  • Profile picture of the author amuro
    Originally Posted by skrish View Post

    I have reading a lot from this forum. I came across this post about clickbank product with good gravity and selling it affiliate link. The guy said he gets $250 a day. This is one of the oldest method.

    What I wanna know is that any of you had any real success with clickbank?

    Does it still work?? Is it worth to try it now?


    Despite of all the changes going online in recent years, I will say Clickbank is still the best place to get started.

    Especially for newbies wanting to make $ online.

    You might consider signing up for Clickbank University course by Adam Horitz and Justin.

    That will give you a better understanding and clear whatever doubts you might have about the program.
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  • Profile picture of the author himanuzo
    For making money with ClickBank, you need targeted traffic to monetize with the CB.
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    • Profile picture of the author Gobala Krishnan
      ClickBank as mentioned here is a marketplace. The real question is "Is there any hope promoting products from ClickBank?"

      It all depends on how well you understand your niche market, and how you promote related products from ClickBank to them.

      Creating your own products is not "better" than affiliate marketing - they are two separate things.
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    Like any other affiliate program, you will need to get traffic to it on a daily basis.

    You just have to make sure that the traffic you are buying is of good value.

    Pay per click ads on Google/Yahoo/Bing is a good start. Never use the smaller pay per click companies because their quality of traffic is very poor.

    Use banner ads.

    Find some high traffic websites and advertise there too.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trey Morgan
    ClickBank is a great way to make money online.

    A popular business model right now is the combination of selling ClickBank products using YouTube and video marketing. If you find a decent course on that business model and apply what you learn, you should be able to make a nice monthly income from that business model alone.
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  • Profile picture of the author vishwa
    Actually I don't have any luck with Clickbank. I hate their dormant account and payout policies. If you did not made sales from 5 different payment methods than you are not be eligible for payments however if you have hundred of dollars in your account. Lastly if you not meet this requirement they will deduct money from your account for account dormant policy and make it zero. So, Lastly You will never get paid.
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    • Profile picture of the author Harvey Segal
      Originally Posted by vishwa View Post

      Actually I don't have any luck with Clickbank.
      Well you could start a thread with a very similar title

      ==> Any Hops with ClickBank now?


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  • Profile picture of the author davidaclark
    I use ClickBank as a payment processor. I add my own products, sometimes good PLR, to my own websites. I use Easy ClickMate to control the downloads etc. This means I can put up to 500 products into one clickbank account.
    It also means I can vary the price for individual affiliates if they request this just by adding the product at a different price.
    Another thing is I can set up the same product twice with Easy ClickMate. The reason for this is I can set up the product the first time so the affiliate can send visitors to my site with a hoplink.
    The other reason is I can put the ClickBank product as the link to the clickBank payment page in Easy ClickMate so the visitor is taken direct to the ClickBank payment page.
    This is ideal if the Affiliate has his own website. I actually sell complete websites on Flippa with my ClickBank products installed and all the buyer has to do is drive traffic to the websites. I can sell the websites cheaply on Flippa as I make money from the 40% commission I receive. All my affiliates get 60% commision. I sell most of my ClickBank websites for about $49. PM me if you would like one of my ClickBank sites. Half price to warriors.
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  • Profile picture of the author Adie
    I'm still making several hundreds per month from Clickbank so I'm sure it s still working. I'm still promoting the same products I promote several years ago. Sales has dropped but still worth trying.
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  • Profile picture of the author ecoverartist
    I'd say Clickbank is still a very lucrative marketplace... but as others have said, you need to look beyond the gravity/$ per sale when you look for products to promote. Instead, look at the sales letter or video...Is it convincing? Does it convert? Does it practically sell the product for you?

    Remember, your job isn't to sell the product. Your job is to bring the traffic and let the product sell itself to the right audience.
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  • Profile picture of the author austria
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    Clickbank was cool once, 6-7 years ago...
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    • Profile picture of the author growitinvestit
      I still make $200 + a week from clickbank using only Craigslist
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      • Profile picture of the author yourface
        Originally Posted by growitinvestit View Post

        I still make $200 + a week from clickbank using only Craigslist
        how? what kind of products are you promoting?
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      • Profile picture of the author skrish
        Originally Posted by ecoverartist View Post

        Your job is to bring the traffic and let the product sell itself to the right audience.
        Yeah.. How do I bring in traffic.. ?? Rank my site in Google..


        Originally Posted by growitinvestit View Post

        I still make $200 + a week from clickbank using only Craigslist
        Sent you a PM..
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  • Profile picture of the author dgui123451
    Clickbank has huge potential as well as jvzoo. You just have to find your niche and get traffic to your offer. It takes time but it pays off.
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  • Profile picture of the author Chri5123
    Originally Posted by skrish View Post

    I have reading a lot from this forum. I came across this post about clickbank product with good gravity and selling it affiliate link. The guy said he gets $250 a day. This is one of the oldest method.

    What I wanna know is that any of you had any real success with clickbank?

    Does it still work?? Is it worth to try it now?
    Yes although the WAY you market the offer is the key.

    Clickbank itself does not do anything to help you get sales it is a payment platform with loads of affiliates!

    If you know how to market then you will be successful with Clickbank or any product.

    The thing is to move away from gravity as an indicator - that just tells you how many affiliates are making sales it doesn't mean you will.

    In short if you know how to find a niche, market to the niche - you will make money and i would say to create your own products.

    All the best,

    Chris Jones
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    You can make good money with Clickbank but I would learn how to market online.

    You need to send good quality traffic to what ever you are promoting.
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  • Profile picture of the author marquisman
    Its not weather Clickbank is any good or still working its whether the individual products within Clickbank are any good. And this argument could be said for any product ever made.

    Choose a good product and you have a chance of making money but just a good product alone will not make you money but rather the way you promote that product.

    But to answer your question in black and white, "Yes Clickbank works" well at least for me if my bank deposits from them are anything to go by.
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    • Profile picture of the author Randy McLean
      Most new affiliate marketers pick a ClickBank
      product right away without really thinking about
      creating a platform or building a following first.
      You can do PPC but you must really know what
      you're doing.

      As mentioned it's all about targeted traffic and
      relationship building.

      I have sent 600 hops using cold traffic without
      one sale. In contrast I have made sales with a
      list of less than 100 people.

      It also depends on the niche your in, their sales
      page, how you write recommendations etc.

      Bottom line is it's all about testing. You'll
      never what works until you try it.

      I still make ClickBank sales so yes, it works
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      • Profile picture of the author celente
        First of all CLICBANK is working better for us in 2014 than it ever has. most people get it wrong. You have to do insane targeting and list building with clickbank, we have spent good money trying everything on clickbank, and nothing works better that clickbank.

        I have helped randy below, so please read, his comment stood out to me it seems.

        RANDY POSTED!......

        Originally Posted by Randy McLean View Post

        Most new affiliate marketers pick a ClickBank
        product right away without really thinking about
        creating a platform or building a following first.
        You can do PPC but you must really know what
        you're doing.

        As mentioned it's all about targeted traffic and
        relationship building.

        I have sent 600 hops using cold traffic without
        one sale. In contrast I have made sales with a
        list of less than 100 people.:
        )

        I like that last bit I bolded, that is so so true, and RANDY, here is a question? What do you think you should do then NOW? Spend money on COLD TRAFFIC or spend money building another list of 100, imagine if you had a list of 1000, heck, even 10,000 ?
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        • Profile picture of the author wordwizard
          Celente and Randy have it right. Sending cold traffic almost anywhere (including Clickbank) won't work very well.

          However, sending properly warmed-up targeted traffic can get you good results. If you plan to build a business, be sure to build a list with your prospects. Set up a squeeze page with a pre-sell give-away report, then send them follow-up emails, and invite them to check out the product that meets their needs... and related ones as time goes on.

          As to CB vs your own products. It's not an either/or thing. You should do both, at least eventually.
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  • Profile picture of the author stackthemoney
    Click bank is still working very well. If you get creative and work hard you can make a lot of money.
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  • Profile picture of the author WillR
    Does selling products work? Yes, it does and always will.

    Clickbank is just a marketplace that has products on it. So the question is not does clickbank work. It doesn't matter what marketplace you use, it's the products you are selling not the marketplace.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    It doesn't matter what the product is. If you dont know how to market what you're selling, you will eventually run into the same roadblock time and time again. Clickbank is still hot... along with Paydotcom and JVzoo. Learn how to get tons of targeted leads, get them to love your content, then wait for them to buy.
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  • Profile picture of the author gruss
    I have recently been sourcing products for placement in my website and one of the market places I have been sourcing from is Clickbank, but it has been a pain in the backside to find what I am looking for in there.

    Apart from the products made by sellers I already know, I actually find it difficult and time consuming to sift through the BS for a decent product.

    I have been choosing to keeping an eye on launch groups and JV websites, so I can see what it coming out that is new and is working now.

    That said, if you want an evergreen product like teaching your parrot to talk or your dog to break dance, you will most likely find that on Clickbank.
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    • Profile picture of the author Joe Mobley
      Google: site:warriorforum.com "alexa smith" clickbank

      Hope that helps.

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  • Profile picture of the author melprise
    Marketing online is a skill set, but creating your own product is another skill set, as is setting up a delivery funnel for the products and services sold. What Clickbank does is help a new marketer by eliminating the need to immediately learn or manage three different disciplines, allowing them to concentrate on only the affiliate marketing part.

    This makes it much simpler to get started and keep going in making money online, and while there are more options now, the formula CB created is still viable and helpful. Many marketers naturally move on to creating their own products and funnels eventually, either through CB or based on custom arrangements they later learn to set up.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    Does it still work?? Is it worth to try it now?
    As it continues to grow and people continue to use it to sell new products and recruit affiliates, I would say now is as good a time as ever.

    As mentioned above, it's just a payment processor/affiliate platform. Don't limit yourself to just one network. Search on sites like Odigger.com to find offers from many different affiliate platforms.
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  • Originally Posted by skrish View Post

    What I wanna know is that any of you had any real success with clickbank?

    Does it still work?? Is it worth to try it now?
    Yes it works, but how will you drive the traffic?

    Everything depends on traffic. If you know how to drive quality traffic with either SEO or Paid Traffic, you can surely make good revenues.
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