So I think we can all breathe a sigh of relief at the moment as it seems there are some things pointing to a minor positive change in ClickBank’s Risk Tiers. Let me just show you what I mean, so please take a look at this message (below) as opposed to the one in the previous post:
Sure, my account still seems to be “Unacceptable”, but the point I’m trying to make is:
It appears affiliates are not in jeopardy of having their ClickBank accounts terminated when it comes to refund rates and risk management tiers.
Now, there is no way that I can be certain of this, and this is strictly my opinion and my personal analysis, but I believe ClickBank has found it to be a bit overly dramatic to terminate affiliates’ accounts strictly based on their refund rate and associated risk tier.
My Idea For ClickBank About Risk Tiers
So I’d been going back and forth with the ClickBank support reps about the new risk tiers and everything, and they’ve been very prompt to respond and very helpful.
I submitted an idea for them through their support ticket system about the risk management tiers, and a ClickBank representative, Josh, told me he would escalate it to this idea to his superiors:
“[...] is there a way ClickBank could reward/not terminate affiliates if their refund rate is better or the same as the vendors? I find that would be a fair parameter for your algorithm, no? I think it would be nice for us affiliates to see whether our refund rates are higher/lower/same compared to the vendor average. [...]
[...] if an affiliate’s refund rate is lower or the same as a vendor, they could be charged fees, but possibly not be terminated and given extra time to take corrective action? [...]“
So after I logged into my account and read the details of my “Unacceptable” risk status, I noticed they had removed the part that inferred potential “account termination”.
Please keep in mind that my main ClickBank account (in discussion here) is strictly an affiliate account, and I have not yet become a ClickBank vendor.
In conclusion, I strongly believe that ClickBank has either taken my idea into consideration (or perhaps many others have proposed something similar), and that affiliates shouldn’t need to worry as much about having their account unfairly terminated (strictly based on their risk tier).
My Plans For Improving My Risk Tier
As being part of the #1 IM community, it won’t take me long to set up new affiliate promotional campaigns that sell products in other niches (which will have a much lower refund rate and thus lower my risk tier).
I have already started with one new product launch site that’s selling a product in the “mobile app development” niche, and after only 4 days, I rank #2 for several major keywords. I would like to share that site, but since it is so young, it is still very vulnerable to sabotage by a link bomb from my competition.
I’ve been using those same techniques to make money online on autopilot for a while, and they just continue to work. I’ve tested other techniques, and I got screwed after the Google EMD Update, but when I just stick to what works, I bring in a decent automated affiliate income. When I continue to use those same techniques, I have no doubt that I can become the next “guru”.
You guys can check out more information about this on the Make Money Online Facebook page, and see how other people are doing (and even how newbies start earning pretty quickly).
Anyways, I’m brainstorming creating my own IM product that will help newbies start to earn affiliate commissions (in ClickBank, etc) as fast as possible. I would like for you guys to help me design this!
Will you guys please leave comments below about what you’d like to see in the ClickBank product I’ll be creating? You guys will get a free copy of course before it is released on the ClickBank marketplace. My product will go hand-in-hand with Bring the Fresh, but it will teach you techniques to get you to start earning fast. It will work completely as a stand-alone course too, but if you’re wanting to start earning now, I would do what I did: check out Bring the Fresh.
I’m working on another e-book too, and I’ll share it with you guys (for free of course) soon! It’ll be MUCH better than the previous one, and it will be the basic quick start guide for my product. I will also have a membership site here, and those who help me in the design process with suggestions will get free access to this “newbies make money online fast” training. It will include a detailed and clear-cut video series, full step-by-step guide, and hopefully even a support forum. I mean… that’s the ambition right now anyways, but I will have that for you guys eventually. It’s high on my priority list, and I’ve already started, but I need your suggestions please!
I want to design a “make money online” product that TRULY works… and works FAST. In all honesty, the more successful you guys become with it, the better off I’ll be. That’s why I need your help, and I need you to tell me what you’d like to see (i.e. getting traffic, increasing conversions, or even where the heck to start)!
Please leave a comment and use the sharing buttons (on the right), and I will take care of you in the near future with free stuff!