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Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 17th June 2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,350
Posted By Freeman77
Re: promoting IQ quiz

I'm definitely not an ethical role-model, but after experimenting successfully with IQ tests (and other cell phone offers), I decided not to pursue them. I can't imagine that anyone really wishes to...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 2nd May 2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,972
Posted By Freeman77
Re: NEWS: MaxBounty Introduces Weekly Payments for all Publishers

I'm very pleasantly surprised. For me, it's less about being able to quickly reinvest the funds (which is important for newbies) and more about never letting them hold on to too much of my money at...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st March 2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Freeman77
Re: (HELP) Simple question for the banner experts out there...

If I was able to figure it out on my own without too much trouble, it can't be that bad. I think you'll like it :)
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st March 2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,877
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Content Lock Ideas?

Content locking... I have mixed feelings about it. I made a good deal of money with it back in the day, and I may come back to it in the future. I'm not about to give away the secret I used (I keep...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st March 2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By Freeman77
Re: IS VanceAd a good CPA network? What are some that don't call?

I've been accepted into VanceAds, and I believe I ran a bunch of traffic with them for a short time in the past (they had a particular offer I wanted). I remember speaking with them, and they seemed...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st March 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Freeman77
Re: (HELP) Simple question for the banner experts out there...

You can use OpenX to do this - there's no cost. You just give the code to the site owner and you can have the banners rotate however you wish. You'll also be able to geo-target and do other things to...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st March 2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By Freeman77
Re: I just blew through $100...HELP!

Hey Dustin,

Sorry to hear that you had a bad campaign, but don't worry: You will have lots of "learning experiences" like this, and the faster you become comfortable losing money, the quicker...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st March 2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Anyone having problems with Neverblue?

I have no clue if they notify you that you've been banned. But to answer your initial question, I'm not having trouble with my Neverblue account - it's been working properly.

The sad truth is, if...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 18th January 2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By Freeman77
Re: PPV and Groupon.

Sounds great - I'm sure you can be successful with your plan, but you'll really need to optimize that landing page to get opt-ins.

I'd advise against sharing the details of your campaigns. It...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 14th January 2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Is anybody using MarketHealth

I'm a member but have never sent them any traffic. I'm also curious to know what other peoples' experiences have been.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 13th January 2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By Freeman77
Re: How Much Was Your First Ad Spend Amount?

I don't remember how much I spent. I probably spent quite a bit either losing some money, breaking even or making a little bit before I finally got a very profitable campaign.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 11th January 2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,703
Posted By Freeman77
Re: CPA Offers VS ClickBank Products!

When I first started affiliate marketing, I did it with Clickbank. Over 2 years later, I still make a weekly income from article marketing that I did back then. I moved on to CPA marketing long ago....
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 6th January 2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Facebook Ads...what's up with this?

Thanks for the response. I guess it was just a fluke. Will try this again and see if my numbers aren't more consistent.

I just realized that another factor may be where on the page the ad is...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 6th January 2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,949
Posted By Freeman77
Re: CPA Dating Offers With Email Marketing - Do You Think My RELOADED Strategy Inside Will Yield?

I have to agree with Nick that you'd probably do better to sell your own product, or even an affiliate product, from your list.

Alternatively, you could pitch them on a dating site where you...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 6th January 2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Freeman77
Facebook Ads...what's up with this?

I had establish a profitable campaign on Facebook using CPC ads.

Since I had a good CTR, I figured I could cut costs by copying the settings but utilizing CPM-type bidding. As long as I maintained...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 6th January 2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By Freeman77
Re: CPA - Epic Media Group Approval

Epic (back when it was called "Azoogle") was one of the first networks I applied with back in the day. I told them that I was just getting my feet wet, and they said to call them back once I had a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Montezing Google Image traffic

The site is actually a sales page for an ebook I wrote, and it generates a few hundred a month from ebook sales, so I don't want to mess with putting up ads. Maybe there is a script that can redirect...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By Freeman77
Montezing Google Image traffic

I have a website that sells a virtual product, and it gets Google Image Search traffic because one particular image of a pretty girl. However, the audience probably won't be interested in the rest of...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 4th January 2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,451
Posted By Freeman77
Re: The END to the wars between [CPALead] & [LeadBolt], Get IN to see the FACTS!

Good post. I am a CPALead member but I don't do much traffic with them. They are certainly good for certain things.

Remember that you can use incentive offers for other networks too. For example,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By Freeman77
Clickbank tracking question!

I'm mostly a CPA marketer, but recently I started promoting a couple Clickbank products again.

I have a question about tracking:

When I grab my tracking ID, I can attach a sub-ID so I know...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st January 2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Shoe Money?

I think the application reviewer just confused you with another applicant. Just let them know, and give them some additional info about yourself to make yourself a compelling applicant.

As a side...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 22nd December 2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,194
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Which CPA company has SIMPLE surveys or email submits?

For some reason, I often look to Maxbounty when it comes to email submits. They have a few incentive offers, but I generally go for non-incentive. They seem to get the newest offers on the latest...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 17th December 2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Freeman77
Re: MY CPA PROGRESS REPORT

Once you earn a little more with free traffic, you will be able to integrate some paid traffic.

Just keep your eyes open and watch what some other people are doing. I use mostly paid traffic, but...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd December 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,185
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Anyone going to Affiliate Summit West 2011?

It's practically on your front steps since you're already in Vegas, ay?
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd December 2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,185
Posted By Freeman77
Anyone going to Affiliate Summit West 2011?

I haven't yet been to an Affiliate Summit. I could probably learn something, and it'd be a good excuse to get out of the house. Then again, I'd like to hear the consesus on the WF as to the value of...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd December 2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Affiliate Cash Pile doesnt have phones?

You're right to be cautious if something doesn't look right. As you mentioned, networks can often be holding large sums of your money between pay cycles. In fact, I've had an encounter where a...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd December 2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Affiliate Cash Pile doesnt have phones?

ACP is a good network - I just got paid by them yesterday :)

They recently re-vamped their interface, which includes a chat area where you can often chat w/a company rep. They still use the...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th November 2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By Freeman77
Re: One network at a time or multiple networks?

One network is more than enough to be successful, as long as it's a decent network. If you use a great network like Neverblue or EWA, you'll never be hurting. However, you may find that there are...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 23rd November 2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,675
Posted By Freeman77
Re: which affiliate network has the best email/zip submits?

For some reason, I often use Maxbounty for Zip Submits. They usually have good, topical ones -- for example, when a new Apple product or movie comes out, they usually have relevant zip submits.
...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 23rd November 2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By Freeman77
Re: PeerFly - iPad/iPhone offer

55 clicks and no conversions is not unusual, depending on the offer. Like you, I would expect the conversion rate to be somewhat high due to the fact that the people are making the effort to visit...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 21st November 2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Click Through Rate

You can expect a CTR of 5.392%. JK - like the other people mentioned, you can't possibly know until you test. That said, on your average website, a 1% (1 out of 100) CTR would be considered quite...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 21st November 2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,900
Posted By Freeman77
Re: The hidden gem that will massively increase your CPA earnings

Respectfully, I think the OP is overvaluing the role of the affiliate manager. If affiliate managers knew how to make you rich, they would do it themselves.

They WANT you to earn a lot, because...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 21st November 2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,344
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Anyone heard of affiliatecashpile.com?

ACP is a great network. It's lesser known than networks like Maxbounty and Neverblue, but the payout is faster and they have very competitive payouts.

I've had periods where I sent significant...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 21st November 2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Can Anyone Beat Affiliate Cash Pile Email Submits Pay Outs?

ACP had a recent makeover and looks great -- the previous theme was a little over-the-top, but now it looks like a classy operation. They've also instituted a debit card program, and although it's...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 9th November 2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Affiliate Cash Pile Question

I agree it's weird phrasing. I think I took it to mean "Do you promote offers via ads, or do you send offers to an email list?"
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 8th November 2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Top 20 Networks (Fall 2010)

I agree with the comments about private networks like EWA being the best. EWA paid me weekly from day 1, which really helped me scale up fast. That's why I've sent more traffic to EWA than any other...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 5th November 2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Starting a CPA network

I'm actually a little confused as to which networks deal directly with advertisers, and which networks use an assortment of offers from other networks.

I realize that someone like me could just...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 4th November 2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,668
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Shout out to Affiliate Cash Pile

OK.

I signed up with ACP after Ryan Eagle (owner of EWA) recommended them in another thread several months ago.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd November 2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,668
Posted By Freeman77
Shout out to Affiliate Cash Pile

The top few networks that I deal with give me weekly payouts, though that's not the case with Affiliate Cash Pile because I don't do enough volume with them. However, they still have great payout...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd November 2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Shameless self promotion

Great interview. It makes me want to join, but I'm a member of too many networks as it is. People new to CPA marketing should definitely consider you guys. I really like what you said about the AMs...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st November 2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Downsides To CPA Marketing

One downside is that it's addictive - I can't stop checking my stats and the status of my campaigns. It can require some micro-managing - it's not often that you can just buy paid advertising and...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st November 2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Is Forcing CPA sign ups to view free content legal? Or blackh*t?

Are you talking about Black Hat Code Breaker? That product was offered as a WSO, as was White Hat Code Breaker (the products are nearly identical). I'm not sure if those WSOs are still active.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,464
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Getting accepted to Demand Media Studio?

I was automatically accepted because I had published a bunch of articles with eHow -- I didn't even apply to Demand Media. I have a profile on there, but have never published an article.

It...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 30th October 2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,372
Posted By Freeman77
Re: I've about had it with Maxbounty

It could also be that the offer has reached it's cap for the day. Just inquire with your AM -- no need to write off the whole network.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th October 2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,124
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Confessions of a non-tracker

P202 probably works great for some, and I'm sure many feel that it's awesome. It's just too time-consuming for me.

Like I said, I've currently added Bevomedia into my stat-checking routine, and...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th October 2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,124
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Confessions of a non-tracker

I have to admit that I suffer from this too. It can be hard to walk away from our precious campaigns. Speaking of which, brb..:)
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th October 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Best offers for Offline Methods???

I experimented with an offline method back in the day for a dating site.

I bought a domain that was similar to that of the dating site, but with my city (e.g., something like...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th October 2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Freeman77
Re: How Long Online Before You Were Able To Quit Your Day Job?

I was at my last job for about 2 years - I was a paralegal. I had experimented with IM before that, but I didn't get serious about it until about 3 months into the job.

I'd come home from my job...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 28th October 2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Freeman77
Re: How should I monetize this site?

If it were me, I'd pay someone to write an ebook on something like "10 Make-Up Secrets Hollywood Doesn't Want You to Know." Make it a free gift for people who opt-in to your list.

My bet is that...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 28th October 2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By Freeman77
Re: LeadImpact slow to approve campaigns?

I'm going to echo what everyone else says: My experience with them is that they were very slow, which just makes it too inefficient to test landing pages and offers.

I hope they'll see this thread...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 28th October 2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,134
Posted By Freeman77
Re: How serious are YOU about making money?

Oh man, I know what you mean. Having a great idea and even significant financial resources is not enough. I'm helping a relative who is trying to implement a unique online business, and he makes me...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th October 2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Freeman77
Re: A new AM each week?

Any idea of what the general range is in terms of a percentage? For example, if I generate $100, and the network generates X from that, what percent of X does the AM see?
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th October 2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,124
Posted By Freeman77
Confessions of a non-tracker

I'm what most would consider a very successful CPA marketer. I make a comfortable living promoting CPA offers full time. You might call me crazy, but I don't use any tools to track stats.

The...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th October 2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Freeman77
A new AM each week?

I just got a notice that I got another AM at Maxbounty. This is like my fourth AM with MB in a very short time. Why is the turnover rate so high with AMs?

To be fair, I've had the same AM at...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th October 2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,067
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Free CPA tracking site?

Hey Dave --

I just sent a quick message to Bevo requesting that you add a couple networks. I really like Bevo Media because it contacts the networks directly to track stats. Correct me if I'm...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th October 2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,067
Posted By Freeman77
Re: Free CPA tracking site?

Yup, that's it. Thanks!

I'm still interested in what people are using that accomplishes the same task (as I said, I'm familiar with Prosper202 and Tracking202).
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