14 Mar 08
28 Apr 10 6:40 am
Welcome to Affilorama.
This is not really an easy thing to pinpoint.
If you have had 700 people go to the merchants site and no one has purchased anything then the merchants site could be bad when it comes to converting visitors to sales.
They could also have a pop up link or form asking them to sign up for a free newsletter.
Then.. that person does not bother buying.
The next week the vendor offers this person, ( via email ) a discount for buying the product.
Not saying this is the case but you never really know.
That is why I try not to promote merchants pages where they get the visitor to sign up to THEIR list.
Also, the merchant can also steal commissions by replacing your link with theirs but this is not a common thing, clickbank would shut them down (well we hope).
Also, is the offer highly related to your site? or does the offer just spark an interest.
Of course it can also be one of those "What the" moments in life where you are left scratching your head..lol.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize
they were the big things.
-- Robert Brault