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Earning less than $1/day

Discussion in 'Placement / Reviews / Examples' started by jkomp, May 12, 2006.

  1. #1
    Any ideas why my site is earning less than $1/day despite receiving around 600 uniques each day :S
    People with similar sites tell me they are making around $5/day with a similar traffic level.
    www.YourSpaceZone.com
    Thanks,
    Thom.
    SEMrush
     
    jkomp, May 12, 2006 IP
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  2. frankcow

    frankcow Well-Known Member

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    I hardly see any content, just basically ads

    no doubt your visitors eyes are as frustrated as mine were, that doesn't make them likely to click
     
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  3. jkomp

    jkomp Well-Known Member

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    There's plenty of useful tools on there, just choose from the navigation menu on the left. unique features like www.yourspacezone.com/animals and www.yourspacezone.com/graffiti

    But good point, I am looking to hire someone that can do a redesign, so i can add more content and go for better ad placement.
     
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    Jarodboy Prominent Member

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    Try to use different ad types, those are much "in your face" style :/
     
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    doronty37 Active Member

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    #5
    with how many clicks do you earn $1?
     
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  6. jkomp

    jkomp Well-Known Member

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    does google let people reveal that? I'm not sure how details they'll let me be but cpc is not very high no.
     
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    AdsenseAddict Peon

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    #7
    Here's my tip:

    1. Remove the "advertise on this site" link
    2. Change the link color to blue and the url to gray (999999)
    3. Remove the images, it's not catchy
    4. Replace the 300x250 with a 336x280
    5. Change the link unit's color to a darker color
    6. Replace the ad on the right with a wide skyscraper
     
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    AdsenseAddict Peon

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    I forgot. add another 160x600 ad on the left before the nav menu.
     
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    kaethy Guest

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    Your articles need to be a bit longer. Put content on your home page, if you can't come up with a home page intro, then rotate your articles so something is on there.
     
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    libertygone Active Member

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    you dont need much content for sites like these. you just need a lot of tools. plus this is an ugly turnkey script so that may be why
     
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    sizzler_chetan Prominent Member

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    ya what frankcow said is correct.

    add some good content.

    this will attract good traffic and quality of ads will also increase :)
     
    sizzler_chetan, May 12, 2006 IP
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    DomainMagnate Illustrious Member

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    just go and do another 4 sites like these, you'll have $5/day
     
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    thewindmaster The Man with the Plan

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    It also depend on your traffic and how they are getting to your site. Where are the 600 per day coming from.

    I am making $5-$10 per day on 500 visitors per day here:www.magxzine.com

    But a lot of the traffic is coming from SEs for myspace search terms.
     
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  14. jkomp

    jkomp Well-Known Member

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    thanks guys - but someone red repped me on this thread as a spammer - i'm just asking for help? YEs i have two threads running but one is about compliance and one is earnings - am i not allowed to do that :S
    I don't care too much about the rep but i do care if i am breaking the rules, i dont wanna do that.

    I'll try out some of this stuff. Thanks again.
     
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    plusd Well-Known Member

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    My opinion is that the ads are too evident in your site.
    Try to blend more.
     
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    jkomp Well-Known Member

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    okay will do thanks - the ad areas do seem quite distinctive. I think maybe if i redesign and make it 950px wide then I will be able to add more content and get better ad placements.
     
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    SNap3 Peon

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    #17
    To much ads for me.

    Try remove some and get more content and I belive your site will be good earning :D
     
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    jkomp Well-Known Member

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    Okay, I have removed the square ads that were high up and put them down the page, replacing them with text, introducing the site and some of our unique features. Do you think this will work better for me?
     
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    kingdan221 Peon

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    #19
    This is not a big problem man i m earning now about 4$/day from about 1600 unique ip and 200-300 clicks.
    i was earning about 12 cents/click it went down to 1.5-2.3/click
    the same thing is happening everything i think.
    my friend had the same problem
    www.vcoders.com
     
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    DomainMagnate Illustrious Member

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    that is horrible... you should do something to improve it, less than $3 for 1000 uniques is no good :eek:
     
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