Am I leaving money on the table?

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Hi guys,

I run an online forum where people talk about anything from politics to Entertainment. It was something that I started just for fun but now It kind of became a giant. I get around 200k uniques and about 1.5-2 million impressions DAILY.(60% of that traffic comes from USA, UK and Canada, so it is not some cheap third world country traffic)

Until now I have been monetizing it with adsense only. It pays well and I do make more than a full time income and it pays off cost of my 4 servers and staff of 8 people.

Am I missing something monetizing it with just adsense? how do you think I should start looking for other avenues to increase my income? Do you think I should test affiliate programs like cj and clickbank? It isn't really a targeted traffic to any of the stuff those guys offer.

your input will be appreciated
#leaving #money #table
  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    If you are going to add affiliate programs, which you should, you can dramatically increase your income by a few $100's per person who buys the product.

    The affiliate programs that you join should allow you to:

    1. Earn $20-$100 on the front end.

    2. Earn $20-$60 residual per month.

    3. Earn $100-$2000 high ticket sale.

    If you find a product that does this for you, again you will be able to earn $100's per customer.
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    • Profile picture of the author Adeel786
      Originally Posted by talfighel View Post

      If you are going to add affiliate programs, which you should, you can dramatically increase your income by a few $100's per person who buys the product.

      The affiliate programs that you join should allow you to:

      1. Earn $20-$100 on the front end.

      2. Earn $20-$60 residual per month.

      3. Earn $100-$2000 high ticket sale.

      If you find a product that does this for you, again you will be able to earn $100's per customer.
      Any product can you recommend?
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    • Profile picture of the author Adeel786
      Originally Posted by Javisito View Post

      Are you building a mailing list?

      If not I would start building one ASAP if I were in your shoes
      I have over 140k registered members. I have all of their email addresses.

      What could I email them about? Top threads of the day? And affiliate link on the bottom?
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  • Profile picture of the author debbychisha
    You should be joining CPA network and find offers which match with your site content and allowed to advertise in email, mostly every network has offers which are allowed to advertise via email.
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  • Profile picture of the author derekwong28
    I would look at some premium CPM networks such as Burst Media, Casale Media and Tribal Fusion as they can pay more than Adsense.
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  • Profile picture of the author sonicwiz
    just monetizing your website adsense is seriously leaving money on the table and a lot of it at that. Bro i suggest you join Cpa networks like Neverblue and Peerfly to increase your revenue. Hope that helps.
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