Interview with exclusive offer GearBest.com
Tell us, please, about GearBest and its target audience.
GearBest is more than just a shopping site, it’s designed for gadget lovers by gadget lovers. We have a passion for all kinds of cool and fun gadgets, including smart phones, smart watches, car electronics, RC Quadcopters, LED flashlights, consumer electronics, etc. GearBest not only offers a large selection of the latest gadgets, but also aims to keep our price the lowest worldwide. If you find identical gadgets elsewhere which are cheaper than our free shipping prices, you can submit a price match request on the product page, and we will price match within 48 hours.
How many sales do you want from admitad?
$150,000 (highest) in a single month within 2015.
Can you please give our publishers some advice where they can find clients for you?
Youtube, blog, facebook, forums, coupon sites, etc.
Your goods are not very expensive, so what is GearBest’s average check, bestsellers and the most popular countries to buy?
- Average check: $40-$50
- Hot products: Cell phones, watches, RC quadcoptors, tablet PCs, LED lights, mobile accessories
- Main countries: the USA, the UK, Canada, Spain, German
What feedback do you prefer to get from our publishers and in what form?
Feedback: Things or materials we may offer you to promote better; customers’ needs and concerns; any suggestion on our program by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What traffic sources are mostly preferable for you: websites with vouchers and promo codes, sites with Chinese goods’ reviews, compare price websites, or maybe something else?
All the above and some social media sites.
Why did you choose admitad as your exclusive Russian partner for CPA?
Because we trust admitad and would like to have a try. If we run this program well, we will consider run more programs with admitad.
Can you name some your rivals to make the publishers use their clients’ data for providing you with the target audience?
fasttech, dx, dealextreme, tinydeal, lightinthebox, focalprice, miniinthebox, banggood, pandawill, tmart, dinodirect, chinabuy, chinavasion, coolicool…
Can publishers use their brand names for attracting target traffic from SEM?
I am afraid not.
What are the special aspects of Russian market for GearBest?
We plan to launch a Russian language version of Gearbest.com.
What are mostly profitable months or periods for GearBest? When should our publishers increase traffic for you?
Profitable months: from March to December.
Have you ever heard about Black Friday Sale? Do you have any prototype in China?
Yes. Also Cyber Monday, Labor Day, etc.
In admitad we often make different events for our publishers with commission rise from some advertisers (https://landings.admitad.com/cybermonday, https://landings.admitad.com/sweetmarch2015). Are you going to participate in such actions?
Yes! Please tell us how, thanks!
What is your experience of partnership with Chinese CPA networks? With how many do you cooperate at the moment? What is their approximate sales’ value?
We have no experience of partnership with Chinese CPA networks.
Do you cooperate with any CPA networks abroad? Is it a successful experience?
Yes. Shareasale and CJ. Yes, successful.
Do you predict a successful 2015 year for GearBest?
When comparing GearBest with other Chinese gadget e-commerce, who will have the cheapest prices and for what categories of goods?
As far as i know, GearBest.com offers rather low prices for same products comparing with our rivals. And if customers find identical gadgets elsewhere which are cheaper than GearBest’s free shipping prices, they can submit a price match request on the product page, and GearBest will price match within 48 hours.