How to Monetize Internet Traffic From Turkey
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Although most medium-sized Secret Online Goldmineand large companies have websites, they are used mainly for promotion rather than commercial transactions. An exception is banking, where the main incentive is lower costs rather than increased sales.
Credit card penetration there boomed to 44 million as of November last year - up from 34 million in 2007. Meanwhile, there are about 59 million debit cards in circulation, unchanged from back then.
However, the credit-crunch has hit Turkey particularly hard - combined credit card debt has grown to $2 billion as of April this year, and non-performing credit card loans have ballooned to $1.6 billion.
To tackle the debt problem, Government officials announced in June that new regulations would be introduced that would rein in "annual fees on credit cards, minimum payments, and credit card debt".
In the meantime, I have noticed a significant increase in sales from this market - probably mainly due to the extraordinary popularity in cell phones there. Since Turkey does not have a local pay-per-call infrastructure, surfers are invited to make a regular international call instead. We have revenue-share agreements with telecommunication carriers in the country to which the call is sent.
If you decide to target the Turkish speaking market, do so in their native language of Turkish and bear in mind that a further 1,7 million of them live in Europe's largest market Germany, thus making them the largest ethnic minority based there.
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