We are about to share with you something so simple you will be surprised. :) and this is probably one of the easiest ways to monetize your blog traffic.
If you are using WordPress as your blog platform, this will work. You see the banner above? Here is a screenshot of it:
Would you believe that CTR of that banner is around 17%? Well we know that seems high, but here is the proof
We know that often we spend a lot of money on the next best thing, but we (Alex and I) have learned that some of the best things are actually free
The banners we created ourselves. The design is simple and to the point. It stands out on almost every WordPress theme. For our affiliates we have created many more banners just like these two (if you want to see them, here is the link to LinkDominators affiliate program). Further more, the plugin we used, it also is free – Max Banner Ads. It is really easy to set it up and use, and the best thing is that you have the tracking in place – so you see how well your banners convert, and can just drop those that do not perform well.
You know that most banners have CTR 1%-3% so having almost 20% really makes us happy. I hope you will use this advice and convert more of your visitors into buyers – we really wish you to!