View Poll Results: How are sales in recent months?

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  • Seasonal

    6 20.69%
  • Parasites

    7 24.14%
  • Network problems

    2 6.90%
  • bad karma

    8 27.59%
  • Nothing worng, great sales here.

    6 20.69%
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  1. #1
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    Lots of people complaining of lack of sales. Is it seasonal or is there something else happening?

    Andy Williams

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    Just wndered if anybody knows where the thread(s) are that were started a while back where some people rated each month according to how much they earn (like a number between 1 and 10 for each month)? Been looking for it but cannot find it. Might be helpful here.

    Andy Williams

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    I believe you're talking about this thread:
    http://abw.infopop.cc/6/ubb.x?a=tpc&...872#4406099872
    To try to answer your question about lack of sales, I'll say I'm around 30% behind what I did last year with the same web sites at the same period. Reasons: Bad economy, more competition (including parasites)... And May is not one of the best month of the year.
    I'm still making more because I have new activities but I have to work harder and harder. I could say I'm doing great, but with a better economy I'll be doing much, much better.

    It's not the big that eat the small... it's the fast that eat the slow. Jennings & Haughton

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    one of the reasone why the sales are not coming is the networks links are not working and it seems like the Linkshare links are getting worse and worse.

    What's going on with the networks we don't know!

    they links that is not working yesterday works today and then I check the other linkshare merchants they don't freaking works!

    now that is one of the reason sales are down.

    Love Life to the fullest. we only get ONE chance! :-) !

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    Zeus, thanks. That was the post I was referring to. I think later, or tomorrow I will make my own "earning graph" with December as a 10 (which it definetly was), and see how close to yours mine is. Will post it here (only from last August though as that was the first month I actually made enough to live).

    Andy Williams

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    I do not promote seasonal products so Christmas and other holidays are actually low season for me. However the past couple of weeks have been great with a 20% increase month over month. I put this down to my competitors lower google rankings and the fact I'm turning out a lot of new websites. So no complaints here.

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    OK, I have worked out my earnings on a scale of 1 to 10 for October last year through to April this year.

    Oct 4
    Nov 5
    Dec 10
    Jan 5
    Feb 4.5
    Mar 4
    Apr 3.5

    May seems to be heading for a 3-3.5.

    Hmmm. Hope it is the time of the year. These latest parasite alerts of over-writing affiliate codes make me feel sick as a p@rrot (no offense Mike 0r Charlie). This tied to a dropping monthly income is making me nervous about whether this is going to remain a viable business.

    Andy Williams

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> These latest parasite alerts of over-writing affiliate codes make me feel sick as a bird<HR></BLOCKQUOTE> I won't say parrot Mike as I do not wish to offend Charlie. I have whenu popping up on my sites I hope this does not make too big a hole in my sales. I have reported them to CJ, if they do anything about it remains to be seen.

    I've worked mine out as a % of my best month Feb if things keep up this month I should be about 6.5

    My figures.
    oct 3.18
    Nov 3.27
    Dec 6.75
    Jan 7.60
    Feb 10
    March 7.37
    April 6.27
    May 3.18 so far

    Travel safe
    Gordon
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    You must be doing something right Gordon. Looks like some great figures there (unless you had a crappy December).

    Andy Williams

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    Hi Andy thanks for saying I must be doing something right.

    No I did not have a crappy December in fact December was my best ever month since starting in this Affiliate game until I peaked in Feb.

    This year at the end of April I had made more than I made all last year so it seems things are coming together for me now. I am hoping that by the end of this year I will at least treble what I made last year. All I need now is Mr.Google to be kind to me

    [Keep the faith there is money to be made.]

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    Gordon
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