Looking for ideas or need advice in a new market? Keyword research, market competition, size of the market - can all be discussed here.

How Many Clicks = 1 Sale Usually?

dmcqpu
Posts: 148
Joined: 28 Sep 12
Trust:

How Many Clicks = 1 Sale Usually?

Hey,

what's a typical conversion rate for affiliate products.
for example, if I get 100 clicks to an affiliate product, how many sales should I reasonably expect?

Many thanks,
Alain
  • 2
Site Admin
maryt
Posts: 2676
Joined: 16 Apr 12
Trust:
Hi Alain,

I am afraid that there can't really be a specified number when it comes to the number of clicks per sale.

This is due to a lot of reasons. One, you need to consider where your traffic is coming from- is it from solo ads? Is it from low quality sites? The traffic source is very important when it comes to knowing the ratio between clicks and sales.

Second, the click per sale is also dependent on the intention of your visitor. There are people who just want information and there are people who are willing to buy.

Third, the sales you get from clicks will also depend on the price of the product. Of course, in most cases it is easier to sell low priced products than the high priced ones. However, sometimes a high priced product can get a lot of sales depending on availability and demand. This is especially true for most internet marketing products that are offered for a limited time only.
  • 2
Not sure which Affilorama tool you need? Take the quiz! http://www.affilorama.com/redirect/quiz

Web: http://www.affilorama.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/affilorama
Facebook: http://www.affilorama.com/facebook

***
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." ~Sidhhartha Guatama
 
manishshah
Posts: 19
Joined: 23 Feb 14
Trust:
the actual simply click each purchase can also be depending on the actual goal of the visitor. You'll find those who simply just would like facts and there are those who are prepared obtain.
  • 0
kallayprasanth05
Posts: 303
Joined: 05 Jan 13
Trust:
The clicks generated should be from targeted visitors or targeted traffic. That would mean that an average sale could happen anywhere between 100 and 200 clicks provided all of them are unique!
  • 0
endy daniyanto
Posts: 157
Joined: 02 Jun 12
Trust:
Hi Alain,

This is a tough question to answer. There are various factors that make a visitor click on your affiliate link. And there are various factors that make visitors buy.

How warm are your visitors? By warm, I mean are they looking for the product you promote? Did they come to your website using a 'review' keyword, or a 'how to' keyword?

How is your web copy? Did you write it just to make the visitor click? Did you write it to warm them up and give them enough information and assurance that your product is a good choice?

I made a video that explains these factors further: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1HHMipBAaI

Cheers,
  • 0
Last edited by endy daniyanto on 10 Aug 15 7:03 am, edited 1 time in total.
 

Songwriter. Affiliate marketer. Casual gamer.
 
damon_13
Posts: 18
Joined: 24 Oct 14
Trust:
In Affiliate Marketing, we call this the 1% rule. Which means from your total leads, you should convert 1%; or 1% to 2% conversions. Although depending on the effectiveness of your campaign, it may not always be 1%. If your conversions are above 10%, then that's even better.

If you're interested on ways to increase your conversions, I have a free ebook that explains this for you.
  • 0
scarlett-y
Posts: 22
Joined: 04 Apr 08
Trust:
It depends on the conversion rate of your promotion.

May be your click is quite large number, it means the promotion is attractive, but the call to action may work not that well. So the tracking of the reasons become important.

You can use the tools of GA to find the exact way to improve your sales.
  • 0
Up to 75% commission affiliate program to explore
http://www.iobit.com/en/affiliate-solutions.php
http://goo.gl/XzI4Tm
 
kateorangefirst
Posts: 42
Joined: 24 Aug 16
Trust:
dmcqpu wrote:Hey,

what's a typical conversion rate for affiliate products.
for example, if I get 100 clicks to an affiliate product, how many sales should I reasonably expect?

Many thanks,
Alain

if you have a superb traffic, roughly a quarter of the number of clicks will give you profit. But you never know :)
  • 0
reolink affiliate
Posts: 29
Joined: 14 Jun 16
Trust:
It depends on the products, prices, etc.

The sales vary a lot due to different reasons.

Some people even get several hundreds but without a sale.
  • 0
Join our affiliate program, commission up to 20%:

http://www.shareasale.com/shareasale.cfm?merchantID=65309

Official website:

https://reolink.com/
 

This topic was started on Apr 27, 2015 and has been closed due to inactivity. If you want to discuss this topic further, please create a new forum topic.