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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,036
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Query regarding Clickbank Direct deposit to india

The payment (sent 18 Feb) came in this afternoon.

Keshav, check your bank account. You should have got the funds too.

The problem was related to some delay in NEFT.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,036
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Query regarding Clickbank Direct deposit to india

No, I'm still waiting for that elusive payment. No luck here. It's seriously annoying.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,036
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Query regarding Clickbank Direct deposit to india

Paper checks are obsolete in this day and age. They take ages to arrive by post and to clear. Banks also ask dozens of unwanted questions and you've to submit a RBI-mandated declaration form to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,036
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Query regarding Clickbank Direct deposit to india

Keshav, just want to check one thing.

If you use Paypal, have you, by any chance, noticed recent delays (specifically in Feb) in receiving money through Paypal?

I'm trying to see if the CB...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,036
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Query regarding Clickbank Direct deposit to india

There is no reason for DD to be sent back since my banking information is correct and has been unchanged for years (I've been receiving these deposits without problem since the past few years). My...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,036
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Query regarding Clickbank Direct deposit to india

Saturday's NEFT timings are over. Will have to wait till Monday to see if anything comes through.

BTW I recollect a similar issue a couple years ago when Direct Deposit was delayed by a week or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,036
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Query regarding Clickbank Direct deposit to india

Keshav,

I haven't received my payment too dated 18 Feb. I'm from India and this could be a problem related to either CB or our local banks.

There was a bank holiday in Mumbai on 19 Feb which...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
How long does ClickBank let you hold Unpaid Commissions in Affiliate Account

Hello all,

I opened a CB account back in 2011 and got my first payout the same year. Since then, I have been semi-active in the network (till 2012) but have largely been medically unfit to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Are CB Marketplace Links (by any chance) Blocked on Opera Browser?

I'm not sure if this is just me but whenever I navigate to the Clickbank Marketplace on an Opera browser (latest version) and click on the link to check the product sales page, I get a Web Content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
[CB] Getting a curiously unchanging number of visitors with and without promotion

This is a curious little problem I've been facing with one particular ClickBank item for the past 3 months. No matter what I do or how I promote it, I almost always get between 64-67 visitors a day...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,202
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Why Indian Government Has Become Enemy Of Online Marketers

One more question:
Does the Entropay Virtual Card have your name printed on it?
I noticed from some sites that it simply mentions "Entropay User" where usually the card holder's name should be.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,202
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Why Indian Government Has Become Enemy Of Online Marketers

@Abhishek

Does this work with all banks in India (both credit and debit cards)?

I'm asking because some card issuing banks (specially government banks) have blocked money from being transferred...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,385
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: 4-5 Refunds out of Every 10 Sales - Continue Promoting or Drop Product?

ClickMonkey, Wendy Maki, Bill Platt, Ken Leatherman... Thank you all for your pragmatic, encouraging and plainspeak ideas.

I understand that the product is a lemon but the market itself has good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,385
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: 4-5 Refunds out of Every 10 Sales - Continue Promoting or Drop Product?

Right now, about 40% of my traffic and conversions for this product are on autopilot (the pages, keywords and SEO is already in place).

The remaining 60% is a work-in-progress thing (seeding out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,385
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: 4-5 Refunds out of Every 10 Sales - Continue Promoting or Drop Product?

Good to get a perspective on this. Sometimes we fall in love with a failing product and not see the forest for the trees.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,385
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: 4-5 Refunds out of Every 10 Sales - Continue Promoting or Drop Product?

Yes, in summary, it's the refunds (along with the odd chargeback) that's causing the problem.

The thing is, I know that the product has long-term demand (at least for the next 5 years) which is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,003
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: What Word Count Do You Use For Your Articles?

600 words minimum broken down into 3 easy-to-read parts.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,385
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
4-5 Refunds out of Every 10 Sales - Continue Promoting or Drop Product?

Hello to all.

This is one of my main products that I've been promoting as an affiliate for almost 2 years. It's in the software niche pertaining to electronics & networking.

However, almost...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: [CB Affiliate] 9 Order Form Submits, 0 Sales - Anyone else

Not sure if it has any bearing but I notice that even the graph on CB analytics is showing a downward trend.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
[CB Affiliate] 9 Order Form Submits, 0 Sales - Anyone else

Call it spring break if you will, but as the veterans here know, CB is known to have its "erratic moods" once in a while. And the thing is, I seem to be getting the wrong side of the stick right now....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,829
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: D***, why On Earth I Avoid Scribd Before? 706 Fresh Traffic in 24 hour !

I noticed the exact same thing while using doc sharing sites. Even with a prominent CTA, I see tons of views but comparatively far lesser CTR to my landing page.

As an example, one of my docs has...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: completely move my blogger blog to new domain, But..

You need to do a 301 redirect from your old blogspot blog to your new domain. This will sort of tell Google to pass the link juice to your new domain.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Anybody Else ClickBank Analytics Showing up zero?

Anyone else seeing Zero Hops for Sept 9 and 10th (so far)?

I'm aware that CB has some scheduled maintenance + upgrades going on between Sept 8 and 15. However, on the Analytics page, I see a green...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th August 2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,465
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Is Market Samurai Still The Best Keyword Tool?

Rankerizer seems to be a good, free tool for tracking your rankings. There's also CuteRank. If you want something web-based then there's SEScout.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: PDF Traffic Techniques

DocStoc links within the document are un-clickable (it's been that way for a while now) unless the visitor downloads the document. As for Scribd, they are known to delete docs and/or accounts at any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,241
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: USFreeAds.com really work?

Are you a Premium member of USFreeAds or a Gold member?

I used to dabble with it about 4 years ago when it used to complement EZA as part of the bum marketing method. Since then, conversions have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Docstoc PDF Clickable Links not working?

Those links have been disabled since the past few months. The same thing happened last year as well... I've stopped using that site.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,839
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Whats The Best Software Tool You Have Bought

I'm having the exact issue as well. The keywords analysis screen freezes at "Loading Google keyword tool" followed by a timeout error.

After adding/deleting my Adwords account info, clearing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: CB order form impressions

Only 1/3 of my order form submits are resulting in actual sales... and the gap keeps widening.

My stats are like 197 order form impressions, 52 order form submits, 17 initial sales.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,516
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Is Clickbank Ripping Me off?

This may have something to do with the Nov 5 (and subsequent) updates CB did to their systems. My sales have been affected since that time.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Click Bank Sales Down

Sales are down in September (for me, at least) after an almost perfect run in July and August. I'm writing it down to seasonal fluctuations as I'm seeing similar downturns in other networks as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,063
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: What is wrong with CLICKBANK stats?

On the sales front, August was near-perfect but September looks like someone kicked it in the gut. I'm seeing an ever-widening gap between order form submits and actual sales... enough to give me a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Rapbank or Clickbank ?

If you want affiliates then Clickbank seems the de-facto option right now. However, personally speaking, I'd recommend you give RAP a try first.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Can the Statcounter cookie interfere with the Affiliate Tracking Cookie?

I have a Clickbank blog with 4 products, all of which have had high conversions over the past 1 year (consistent organic sales).

So I decided to install the statcounter code late April to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Spooked about Clickbank

I doubt it's "still" the economy, but more of order form issues, or the page itself not turning up. I've had potential buyers email me the whole of this month telling how their perfectly valid credit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Clickbank Glitch?

One of the frequent problems with CB is credit cards being rejected at the payment page and people emailing you that their cards are perfectly fine.

In some cases, the order page itself does not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Google Analytics

I heard something similar on another forum, and while it sounds thought-provoking, I'm not sure it's entirely true.

I often use GA and Statcounter on my sites, and am starting to like Statcounter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Clickbank Glitch?

This is typical of CB and happens more often that I care to recollect. I've been on that platform for more than 4 years and the constant glitches have left me with no option but to move shop...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,730
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Paypal Indian users Verification and add Fund to Paypal account

You can verify your Paypal account by sending two small random deposits to your bank (SBI works fine). Paypal sends these deposits... Look for the option to "verify" your account in the Paypal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,134
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Clickbank Refunds Are Getting Ridiculous Lately!

With Clickbank, not only are the refunds high, but conversely, the conversions are low.

I have two products in the technical niche (same price points, good monthly searches, buying audience) one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,134
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Clickbank Refunds Are Getting Ridiculous Lately!

I'm seeing a couple refunds as well... but I'm also seeing an unusual number of niches where the sites themselves are no longer active.

It's like the person buys, but the product isn't delivered....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Bido is Closing

I hope this has nothing to do with some ill-fated trend in the domains industry as I'm seriously thinking of adding domain flipping to my sources of income.

I trust Bido's closure is a one-off...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th April 2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,682
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: DOCSTOC links are no longer active

I doubt it's a technical issue. More of a "revenue preservation" move. Like Ning, twitter and other networks starting to bring in paid options, online businesses are realizing the value of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,427
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: DocStoc - 12 docs = 9 page 1 rankings + 2185 visitors in 10 days

Type-in traffic from Docstoc is minimum, if even that much.

Unless document links are clickable, most visitors are simply going to click out through the surrounding Adsense ads. That's the revenue...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,656
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Indian Sellers - Here's Another Paypal Bomb!

One of the downsides of running an online business is having to depend on payment processors that a significant % of people worldwide use, yet is known to have its own troubles for specific...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,427
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: DocStoc - 12 docs = 9 page 1 rankings + 2185 visitors in 10 days

It's not just affiliate links, ALL links in the document you upload are now inactive. I guess they want visitors to focus more on clicking their Adsense links (surrounding your documents).

Can't...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,427
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: DocStoc - 12 docs = 9 page 1 rankings + 2185 visitors in 10 days

Docstoc links are no longer live. You can insert affiliate links in your documents but the link will be inactive. (It's a new development that has happened in the past few days)

It was a good...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,682
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: DOCSTOC links are no longer active

They haven't announced it. It's something that simply happened in last 2-3 days.

I have over 100 documents on Docstoc and none of the pdf links function. (You can click on them, but they don't go...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Anyone know what happened to URL Freeze?

A similar thing happened to PinURL, a free forwarding service that integrated Clickbank products. I had a couple 100 links in that a few years ago and it shut shop last year.

Since then, I've been...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Clickbank Tracking Goes Haywire

Tell him to forward the purchase receipt to you. If an actual purchase has taken place, you can contact the vendor with this and have your issues resolved.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,366
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Way Better Than Ezine Articles...Why Aren't More of Us Using This?

Looks like you need to be a resident of US or Canada to sign up for Examiner. They ask for the phone number too.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,656
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Indian Sellers - Here's Another Paypal Bomb!

All PayPal withdrawals in India are in 'Pending' status since the 7th of April.

Apart from not being able to use our money, it seems like we're not able to withdraw it to our banks either.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,039
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: OMG! My Clickbank Sales Started Rolling Again!

@ rapidscc

Your sales have begun but mine have stopped.

Looks like we are selectively affected.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By Margaret Arumugam
Re: Site Check Please! - Is My Site Loading For You?

Your site loads quick in Asia... No problems here at least.
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