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Profitable campaigns without Landing Pages (is it possible?)

Discussion in 'Testing, Optimization and Scaling' started by sorin_maican20, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. sorin_maican20

    sorin_maican20 Affiliate affiliate

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    Hi all,

    I am running campaigns (adult smartlink mostly) on PopAds, but no matter what optimization I do, I don't seem to make them profitable. I know I should invest in a spy tool and learn to do landing pages, but I am curious if anyone had profitable campaigns just by optimizing the campaign. Maybe the problem is the network.

    So if someone had success just with optimization, I would be very grateful for your advice or tips.

    Thank you,
    Sorin
     
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  3. sorin_maican20

    sorin_maican20 Affiliate affiliate

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    I would really appreciate an opinion :) Any opinion
     
  4. servandosilva

    servandosilva Moderator moderator affiliate

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    Yes, but it depends on the traffic source and your offer's page.
    For pop traffic it isn't recommended. But can work well with FB or PPV traffic. It depends a lot in your offer's page and CR though.
     
  5. sorin_maican20

    sorin_maican20 Affiliate affiliate

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    Thank you @servandosilva!

    I will try switching the add network and see what happens.
     
  6. Dispply

    Dispply Affiliate Manager Affiliate Manager affiliate

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    @sorin_maican20,
    adult campaigns are actually quite hard to run without LP.
    Sorry for my words, but men shall see boobs before signing up :D
     
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  7. sorin_maican20

    sorin_maican20 Affiliate affiliate

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    Thank you @Dispply
    It makes sense. Boobs are really captivating ;)
     
  8. MarinaKimia

    MarinaKimia Affiliate Manager Affiliate Manager affiliate

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  9. T J Tutor

    T J Tutor Administrator Administrator moderator affiliate

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    I always recommend LP's, but I have never run pops. Every split test I've done with adult LP's resulted in a massive CR compared to direct links.

    Both @servandosilva & @MarinaKimia can sort you out on this. Always best to test as many options as possible to come up with the best formulas.
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2016
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  10. IndeXer

    IndeXer Affiliate affiliate

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    Its always best to split test between networks if you are not making profit, as TJ said, always best to try many options as possible, landers are must. Good luck.

    Regards
    IndeXer
     
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  11. lrs1995

    lrs1995 Moderator moderator affiliate

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    What are using for tracking?

    Smart links usually rotate various offers/LPs according to your traffic that will have the highest EPV for your traffic according to their algorithm.
    Your best bet for optimization would to be drill down (using tracker) on which traffic is getting you get best EPV and focus on optimizing that.
     
  12. sorin_maican20

    sorin_maican20 Affiliate affiliate

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    Unfortunately I do not use a tracker (I know this is blasphemy). Just wanted to gather some funds.
    Now that I am making 20-30$/day profit, I managed to save some money for a tracker.

    But before the tracker I should get a a shared VPS, no? What do you think I should choose. I need something easy to handle.

    Is there anything I should consider? My landing pages should posted on a domain, so I guess I need that too.

    Some clarifying would be appreciated.
     
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  13. lrs1995

    lrs1995 Moderator moderator affiliate

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    Depends if you want a get cloud hosted tracker like Voluum or AdsBridge or a self hosted one like Thrive.
    If your going for the cloud tracker, then its better to get a rackspace cdn to host your LPs without using a VPS.
    If you want to go for self hosted option, then you need a VPS.
     
  14. sorin_maican20

    sorin_maican20 Affiliate affiliate

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    I would like to benefit from the cloud tracker.I must read a lot so I can understand what I have to do.

    Thank you all for your help! Hope all goes well.
     
  15. sorin_maican20

    sorin_maican20 Affiliate affiliate

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    Hi guys,

    I made the step: i bought a vps, prosper202pro for tracking and a domain. The tracker was installed on the vps, but now I have a issue with the postback on the affiliate network (Traffic Company). It fails every time, and I do not see the conversions.

    The guy who installed the tracker told me the following, but I can't really decode it:
    "you are using HTTPS protocol which is not supported on the droplet. You would have to invest in SSL certificate or get a free certificate from letsencrypt.com

    I do not recommend HTTPs though for tracking, as encoding / decoding of SSL protocol makes the site slower by about 20-30%. That is a lot of traffic you cannot process now."
     

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