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$ 21 ad click yesterday

Located in Domain Parking and Traffic Monetization, started by redemo, Jul 25, 2021

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  1. redemo

    redemo Established Member

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    Yesterday received one of my highest single ad clicks commissions of $ 21. Basket total $ 263. Commission level 8%. Network Amazon Associates. Niche is sport. Product is sports merchandise. Format is native ad within content (sports merchandise matches sporting event happening now ---- Olympic Games). Simple blog about sport with calendar as evergreen content. Took around one day to create from registering the domain name to completed website. Regular quick updates. Total time investment one hour weekly. One click pays for two years registration. Just an option if you have the inclination to develop.

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  2. alcy

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    so let me get it right..how much time since registering domain u waited for this click?
     
  3. redemo

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    It's about 9 weeks since I registered the name. Fairly simple process. If you provide information that doesn't exist anywhere you get traffic from google right? I don't need to explain ranking you're a smart guy. Once you get traffic and display ads it's a waiting game. But you can improve your chances of ad clicks by promoting really targeted products. After a customer visits Amazon you get the percentage of ALL products they purchase.
     
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  4. alcy

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    ok cool
    but it's been actually running for how long?
     
  5. redemo

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    9 weeks mate. Olympics is happening right now. Once the tournament finishes the traffic will drop off dramatically. Needs to get the ad clicks now. Window is one month every four years. But there will be interim visits and clicks especially for Olympics qualifying events. Might earn $ 100 per year average. This took many hours of failed processes to get a simple and successful process. If you are looking for a good category where there's always news to blog about and new products to promote for ad clicks ------ I recommend SPORT. Applies to any country and any language as most countries have Olympic teams. Cheers.
     
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  6. alcy

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    nice

    well u know.. if this was easy then nobody would be selling names..just developing ..ads.. etc.. I know many do it.. but ..I doubt it's for everyone since most dont..do it

    cheers
     
  7. redemo

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    Why aren't they? Statistically someone trying to sell a domain name vs someone developing a website for the same amount of time. Who is more likely to make money? If you register a domain name and drop it you lose $ 10. If you develop a website and earn 2-5 cents daily you pay for registration forever. There was a time in history we thought the earth was flat and witches get burned alive and it was ok to sacrifice animals to god. Times change and so must the people.
     
  8. alcy

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    people way smarter than me..and they still dont do it..u tell me why...yer the expert.. or more expert than me at least..

    everyone would love to have their regs pay forever for themselves... if this was the way...sure way..I think many would do it.
     
  9. redemo

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    Maybe domainers are put off by the technical side of developing websites? Many people still think you need programming skills to build a website. But it's so simple now. Easy to create a website on Wordpress in one hour with less than $ 20.
    1. Register domain
    2. Add hosting
    3. Add ssl certificate
    4. Install Wordpress
    5. Customise settings
    6. Go live
    Good content gets high ranking in google. High ranking for popular keywords equals traffic. Relevant ads get clicked and you earn regular commission. It's not gonna happen overnight but 5 cents average daily ad clicks is so easy. Why aren't more people doing it? Humans (myself included) do many nonsensical things. Take smoking cigarettes as a prime example.
     
  10. Josytal

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    It's not for ad click, it's affiliate commission, calculated base on CPA or other formula.
     
  11. redemo

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    Technically parking is a form of affiliate marketing and C.P.A. ads can be found across a wide variety of different content formats imo. The same ads which appear on parked domains can also be found on developed websites.
     
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  12. Josytal

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    @redemo , there is a yawing gap between CPC (cost per click) and CPA (cost per action), which reflects on your earnings accordingly.
     
  13. redemo

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    Agree. Just saying parking pages and content pages both display affiliate ads as the overarching a revenue model. The ads are spread over all types of media types including parking pages, developed sites, forums, emailshots, podcasts, notifications, social media sites and search engines imo. Do you get me mate?
     
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  14. Future Sensors

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    @redemo Apart from my professional security related sites, I've had hundreds of such Amazon affiliate sites as well (US, UK, CA, DE, FR), from around 2003 to 2016. All these sites were running on own hardware in several locations around the world, and on their dedicated product related domain name. It was great fun and a good business, eventually reaching the highest affiliate tiers and bonuses on an aggregated level, but at a certain moment I've decided to focus on domains only.

    Just wanted to say that you're not alone, and wish you all the best. Don't mention Brexit.
     
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  15. Josytal

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    Sure. I was referring to the title of your thread "
    $ 21 ad click yesterday
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    again not for ad click, but affiliate commission.
    quoting you: Basket total $ 263, Commission level 8% = $21.04
     
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  16. redemo

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    Interesting point. I see all affiliate clicks as ad clicks regardless of the commission model. What would have been a more appropriate title since it was an ad click whixh lead to my commission? Cheers.
     
  17. alcy

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    now that u have done both
    ...which one is better financially? those ads or domain selling?
     
  18. Future Sensors

    Future Sensors 78% of human domainers will be replaced by robots Gold Account

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    At that time there was less competition and I managed to get good SERPs for the long tail Amazon products. Cheap products like rubber bands on one site helped me to reach higher tiers for the whole account, which benefited the commission on the more expensive products like generators on other sites. I was redirecting visitors to their local Amazon store and did some browser fingerprinting without cookies to learn more about new and return visitors, and what to serve them with the best chance of selling. There were Adsense ads on the sites as well, and especially in the early days of Adsense the earnings were amazing. Google had to learn the game and didn't cap click earnings the way it does today. Later on, it got more difficult to earn the same money with relatively little effort. It has always been a side business for me. Then came the moment that I made the choice to focus on domains only. This had to do with family care, around 2010. It would cost me too much energy to do remakes from then on, or devote my energy to the sites at all. The affiliate sites already used relevant domains, but those were not always the best domains. I kept the best domains and continued to register better ones, always thinking as an end-user running a business on such a domain. Being in domains gives me peace of mind. The earnings were good then and now, and the experience with running those sites has helped me to become a better domainer over the years.
     
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  19. alcy

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    so based on what u said...would u agree with op that this is all worth getting into and can generate decent revenue vs time and work put into it?
     
  20. Future Sensors

    Future Sensors 78% of human domainers will be replaced by robots Gold Account

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    It's still possible with discipline. It's fun to do, but you have to focus and can't do all. The days of really easy money are long gone. There's more competition and corporations take more of the pie. At the same time, it's now easier than ever before to create good looking websites with affiliate integrations, with little effort, but that also means there is more competition. Anyone can do this. My advice is to pick a topic you really love, do it for the long run, and not thousands of topics that you can't maintain. Adapt and be flexible, learn from mistakes. With dedication you will eventually succeed. As in any business, I think.
     
  21. nononsense123

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    @redemo you have a good skill and can turn this into business with domainers as your customers and charge either a fixed fee or % of earnings.
     
  22. comRaid

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    It's time we declare @redemo "the development maximalist of Namepros"! :smuggrin:
     
  23. alcy

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    well 21usd click aside..b4 u declare anyone anything i think the most important stat is...how much time do u put in to make how much money.
     
  24. redemo

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    This year I've earned a few dashes north of £ 1000 } $ 1400 from 3 domain name sales and a smidge south of £ 12000 } $ 16600 from affiliate ads. I look at that as an indicator that [ a ] am much more skilled at developing domain names than selling them plus [ b ] found a way to pay the basic life expenses while living on what they call a shoestring budget. The total time output to earn that significant but very low income has gone north of 50 hours most weeks. From that maybe only 20 productive hours weekly it's suggesting that you could run a similar operation by dedicating 4 hours daily. Most people working a regular job would struggle to do it without firstly giving up your relaxing hours after work. Second you'd need to be f*cking ruthlessly well organised and turn off all personal social media and set your phone to reject calls. Probably need to find a room and lock the door and just go at it. One thing I refuse to do is work on weekends unless there's a very special reason. In that scenario say you worked a Saturday 4 hours you can take a day off in the week. Sunday I don't work under any scenario. Beefburger barbecue, cheap Polish beer and gardening are sacred beyond anything digital.
     
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  25. redemo

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    Thanks for this prestigious accolade but I can't accept. You can bet your bottom dollar other Namepros with more experience and therefore better systems will ~ by the ancient law of averages ~ be earning much more than I do but there's a point you earn northwards of $ 5000 monthly from affiliate ads that they don't need or are too busy to come on forums. Imo Namepros is a good springboard for lots of things but successful affiliators are highly specialised and can't gain much except in private discussion groups with other affiliators. No offence to Namepros.
     
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