I need help getting conversions for CPA Offers

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So guys, I have tried Google and Bing PPC ads with no conversions.

Tried running Maxbounty Offers with traffic from Propeller Ads and PopAds with no conversions.

Tried running Afllliate offers on Facebook but the ad was denied even though I tried following all of the recommended protocols with landing pages and postings.

So I am at a loss. When it comes to CPA what I am seeing now is that one needs the right traffic source so can anyone help me find a traffic source which will give me conversions please?
#conversions #cpa #offers
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  • Profile picture of the author Jason Kanigan
    >.<

    It's not the traffic source.

    What are you doing with the lead once they click through? Sending them directly to the third party's booking page?
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    • Profile picture of the author Monetize
      I think that you are putting the cart
      before the horse. You need a traffic
      destination instead of just a traffic
      source. Have you considered setting
      up an authority site. You probably
      need to start from scratch since what
      you're doing isn't working.
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  • Profile picture of the author qwikaddotcom
    I run a classified site and over the years I've seen it all. Good, bad and ugly. Sometimes I have users contacting me wondering why their ad / link are not making any conversions for them. When I visit their ad I can clearly see why they are not having any luck with their ad. Almost always they have a poorly designed, confusing landing page. Even if you can figure out their landing page you will be referred to another page, but even then your troubles are not over. You still have to click another button to get to a third page - then and only then you are home free. Who, in the world, has this kind of patience? I don't.

    I am not saying that's your issue, it's probably not. Since you mentioned that your PPC campaigns got you no conversions I am beginning to wonder if your landing page has some issues that need to be addressed. The thing is PPC (if done correctly) IS the right traffic. It's probably the only right traffic. You probably can't share your aff. link on here, but it would be interesting to have a look at your landing page.
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  • Profile picture of the author mikehende
    Thanks for the input guys.

    Reason why I say I think it's the traffic source is because I have seen 2 guys showing live videos of them running their traffic on a Network with the clicks and conversions coming in and that was without landing pages but linking directly to the Network's Offers. Of course no one will share their secrets so I could not find out anything.

    Regarding my campaigns. I had gotten 2 of the top current offers from a Network with my AM telling me the best days and time frame and specific Geo's for those offers. I had an experienced guy build the landing pages for me which my AM had seen and said it was good yet still no conversions.
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  • Profile picture of the author RuskinF
    You are eating the wrong way. First, build a good website - one with authority.
    Then you can bring the source to the destination.
    You could then funnel traffic to your website.
    You need a station for the train to halt at.
    You cannot just direct the trains to go to a place where there are no stations.

    First, build authoritative website, and then you can bring traffic to that website.
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    • Profile picture of the author mikehende
      Originally Posted by RuskinF View Post

      You are eating the wrong way. First, build a good website - one with authority.
      Then you can bring the source to the destination.
      You could then funnel traffic to your website.
      You need a station for the train to halt at.
      You cannot just direct the trains to go to a place where there are no stations.

      First, build authoritative website, and then you can bring traffic to that website.
      Thanks but that's not it, I have a website which is why in my original post I had stated I followed all protocols "with landing pages".
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  • Profile picture of the author incomenow
    Originally Posted by mikehende View Post

    So guys, I have tried Google and Bing PPC ads with no conversions.

    Tried running Maxbounty Offers with traffic from Propeller Ads and PopAds with no conversions.

    Tried running Afllliate offers on Facebook but the ad was denied even though I tried following all of the recommended protocols with landing pages and postings.

    So I am at a loss. When it comes to CPA what I am seeing now is that one needs the right traffic source so can anyone help me find a traffic source which will give me conversions please?
    Sorry for the negative experience with promoting CPA offers on several advertising platforms, yet without getting conversions! I believe CPA marketing is not a business anyone can just venture into without first ensuring that there's a ton of organic traffic coming through a personal website. Most traffic you get from several advertising platforms might be nothing but robots. So, you wouldn't expect to see conversions, as robots cannot convert.
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    • Profile picture of the author mikehende
      Originally Posted by incomenow View Post

      I believe CPA marketing is not a business anyone can just venture into without first ensuring that there's a ton of organic traffic coming through a personal website. Most traffic you get from several advertising platforms might be nothing but robots. So, you wouldn't expect to see conversions, as robots cannot convert.
      That would make sense as it simply baffled me why the Advertising Network's traffic would not produce conversions since I apparently had all or most of the other bases covered.

      I was thinking to focus on FB but don't want any more AD denials or banned accounts issues. I am wondering now if I should just simply focus on email marketing?
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  • Profile picture of the author EPoltrack77
    Are you split testing and optimizing your landing pages? Does your offer allow email traffic? If it does I suggest building some landing pages around your offer and work on optimizing for the lead and then the CTR in your emails. PPC is good targeted traffic to test your landing pages. Don't be afraid to spend a little money to work on your conversions.

    If budget is tight you can use something like facebook groups or twitter to send some free traffic and once you have that converting you can run some paid ads. Of course just make sure you have tracking set up with goals or conversions to see where the leads are coming from.
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  • Profile picture of the author 55sadhikar
    First build a simple squeeze page and get optin ; if somebody optin you can rest easy there is no problem with traffic source...
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  • Profile picture of the author RamonCadiz
    Tik Tok! & also create a custom landing page that the person lands on BEFORE the cpa offer link.

    Crush it
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  • Profile picture of the author DABK
    Mike, you did not say if anyone's clicking on the ads, if anyone's arriving at the landing page.


    Assuming people are getting to the landing page, what are the options people have when they make it to the landing page?


    Is one of the option to get something for free in exchange for an email? If yes, that's your problem. You're driving the traffic there, they buy, but from the site owner's emails so you don't get the credit.
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    • Profile picture of the author mikehende
      Originally Posted by DABK View Post

      Mike, you did not say if anyone's clicking on the ads, if anyone's arriving at the landing page.


      Assuming people are getting to the landing page, what are the options people have when they make it to the landing page?


      Is one of the option to get something for free in exchange for an email? If yes, that's your problem. You're driving the traffic there, they buy, but from the site owner's emails so you don't get the credit.
      Yes, last campaigns for split testing I had run in Propeller Ads, I had gotten some 275 clicks on one and 215 on the other.

      I am not clear on your question in bold sorry. My landers was not to collect emails, it was to promote offers from Maxbounty for commission.
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      • Profile picture of the author DABK
        Ok. Any of them ended up on the Maxbounty advertiser landing page?

        What are the options there?

        Why are you not collecting emails from them? It should be the way to go.
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  • Profile picture of the author luciesmazanska
    Originally Posted by mikehende View Post

    So guys, I have tried Google and Bing PPC ads with no conversions.

    Tried running Maxbounty Offers with traffic from Propeller Ads and PopAds with no conversions.

    Tried running Afllliate offers on Facebook but the ad was denied even though I tried following all of the recommended protocols with landing pages and postings.

    So I am at a loss. When it comes to CPA what I am seeing now is that one needs the right traffic source so can anyone help me find a traffic source which will give me conversions please?
    I hate fb ads... I used them years ago and always got rejected.
    Did you use the right keywords? I always tell my customers, keywords are the KEY!
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  • Profile picture of the author mandiradebnath
    Don't waste your money then. Do organic SEO for your business.
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    • Profile picture of the author DABK
      Is wasting money on SEO better?

      He does not know why he has no sales; what if the hiccup is on the product owner's landing page?

      Originally Posted by mandiradebnath View Post

      Don't waste your money then. Do organic SEO for your business.
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      • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
        Originally Posted by DABK View Post

        Is wasting money on SEO better?

        He does not know why he has no sales; what if the hiccup is on the product owner's landing page?
        ... and the product may not match the market that he is advertising to, so that simply means one of three things:
        He is not advertising to a target market.
        and
        The advertising platform is not advertising to a target market regardless of what they tell you.
        and
        The product itself is not a good one, i.e. there is something better on the market or the offer itself is not a good one, i.e. there is something better on the market.


        When people are on your own website clicking the "buy button" and abandon the shopping cart would mean something entirely different to the way you are doing it now.


        Your visitors are clicking through to the owner's site and you only know what the visitors do and don't do based on the owner's tracking program that you have access to. You have no control.
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    • Profile picture of the author dsimms
      One bad decision does not deserve another bad decision on the top. If he does not know why his landing page is not converting, then it would best not to play hero by saying just go with SEO, which will result in another failed attempt.

      What he really should do is consult a CPA conversion/marketing expert which can be found on Upwork, they can analyze his site to see if what he is doing is even viable.

      Resolve your conversion issues before moving toward content/seo marketing.
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  • Profile picture of the author gogogoing
    If you are still into it you can try AdMaven, worked with them a long time ago and I was quite satisfied.
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  • Profile picture of the author Robtheaffiliate
    What others said - traffic is important, but make sure your offer is perfectly designed in terms of user experience. Also, check if your copywriting is conversion oriented (do you talk about benefits users can have?) Without changing traffic sources, changes to landing page and copywriting can increase your conversions several times I guess (unless you are CRO expert already).
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  • Profile picture of the author sindijs97
    dont buy ads for cpa leads
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    • Profile picture of the author DABK
      You bothered with the what. Without the why, the what is meaningless.

      So, why?

      Originally Posted by sindijs97 View Post

      dont buy ads for cpa leads
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      • Profile picture of the author sindijs97
        Its just terrible gambling for a new affiliate who buy 10$ for a campaign on facebook and hope for a profit. Just leave it to the rich affiliates who put +30K in ads every day.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jean Kilpatrick
    I'm pretty new at this and have been asking my mentors about paying for Google Ads as I have a credit waiting to be used from a previous business. Their advice was to get organic traffic first to see what converts best, or at the very least have 10 good solid posts to be able to split test (am nearly there).

    Naturally, I don't want to wait long enough to see what converts best (the site is 3 weeks old) so this is very interesting to me.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
      Originally Posted by Jean Kilpatrick View Post

      I'm pretty new at this and have been asking my mentors about paying for Google Ads as I have a credit waiting to be used from a previous business. Their advice was to get organic traffic first to see what converts best, or at the very least have 10 good solid posts to be able to split test (am nearly there).

      Naturally, I don't want to wait long enough to see what converts best (the site is 3 weeks old) so this is very interesting to me.
      Jean,

      First, welcome to the forum. When you need help start your own thread, so as not to hyjack another member's thread.

      Simply comment as you did in this thread and more importantly ask a specific question(s), so that you help us help you,
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