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What's CTR 15% mean?
Sagita




msg:1435565
 5:35 am on Jun 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

What's CTR 15% mean, low, high or average? I'm a newbie here and some statistics still confusing me.

 

koncept




msg:1435566
 5:37 am on Jun 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

It's quite high.

ganderla




msg:1435567
 5:39 am on Jun 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

It might be low for some or high for others. CTR tells you absolutly nothing imho.

Green_Grass




msg:1435568
 6:46 am on Jun 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

CTR of 15% with organic traffic is high.

But if you are using paid targetted traffic, then this figure is low and you need to improve on your advertising effort.

The above is a general comment. You need to keep in mind variations due to niche, quality of traffic etc etc ..

Scurramunga




msg:1435569
 9:03 am on Jun 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

my traffic is organic and my ctr is much higher than this. I wouldn't stress over it.

Sagita




msg:1435570
 9:10 am on Jun 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

Thaks Guys! what a helpful replies.

But if you are using paid targetted traffic, then this figure is low and you need to improve on your advertising effort.

Do you think adsense earnings are worthy for paid traffic? I found my earning per click is only as small of $0.03-0.30 Wouldn't it take a huge clicks to get a refund for the paid traffic?

Green_Grass




msg:1435571
 10:34 am on Jun 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

I donot recommend you try to play upon the adwords/adsense arbitrage..you are likely to lose money.. It does not work in all niches.. Try to grow your site with organic traffic..

crick




msg:1435572
 10:41 am on Jun 2, 2006 (gmt 0)


"It might be low for some or high for others. CTR tells you absolutly nothing imho".

I think thats a pretty high figure for most.

Scurramunga




msg:1435573
 10:49 am on Jun 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

I would agree that earnings figure sounds very low. I wouldn't be paying for traffic if I were you.

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