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11% of CPA Networks Admit They Actively Commit Fraud

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  1. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    interesting but no shock here...



    Impact Radius Dedicated to Stopping Fraud in Performance Marketing

    Many companies in performance marketing don't really care about fraud. This past year we did a survey and found that 72% of marketers are victims of fraud, and 11% of CPA Networks admit they actively commit fraud and ask publishers to commit fraud.

    This means that if you're picking a company to work with in this field, you're likely to be cheated by someone "reputable" that "someone" recommended.

    Impact Radius on the other hand is one of those companies that takes fraud seriously -- so much that they have bought the #1 Fraud Detection and Prevention Platform for Performance Marketing, Forensiq.

    While there have been dozens of other companies that have tried to enter the field, none of them really have stuck around because Forensiq is the only company that has a solution that actually works.

    Simply put, no other solution is even worth looking at because they don’t even come close to providing the service of Forensiq. Plus now they are part of one of the most experienced, most professional teams in the business.

    Heather Vale from PACEDm spoke with Todd Crawford, Co-founder & VP Strategic Initiatives at Impact Radius, and David Sendroff, Founder & CEO of Forensiq.

    In this exclusive interview, discover why Impact Radius and Forensiq decided to join forces, what kinds of fraud they're fighting, how fraudulent practices in advertising have evolved, and much more.

    To test out or use the platform, visit http://ImpactRadius.com or http://Forensiq.com

    http://pacedm.com/2016/08/impact-radius-dedicated-stopping-fraud-performance-marketing/
     
  2. mirrorer

    mirrorer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I can confirm that from experience.
    Sometimes the tracking pixel just doesn't fire....
    When I was crushing it,my affiliate manager credited me with 5 sales ($550) because they had sales but didn't knew from who :p
     
  3. NicholasVegas

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    Just goes to show, people rather make a rich person richer than give poor person a chance...
     
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    i'm getting a lot of junk clicks on google adwords. i suspect there's some type of chicanery going on there.
     
  5. mirrorer

    mirrorer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    True that + I forgot to mention that was for 1 day only
    Another day I got credited 4 sales of $110 each.
    It happened 2 times so far...now I use another network and don't earn as much as I used to earn with that one but I am sure they credit top affiliates all the time...
     
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    All companies cheat equally in IM, but only the big guys are allowed to get away with it *cough* adwords..
     
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    BassTrackerBoats Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Actually what that shows you is that if you maintain a good relationship with your AM he will be work to make sure you get paid what you are supposed to get paid.
     
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    + they try to make top affiliates happy all the time.
    It's a win - win for both sides
     
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    when I did CPA I felt bad promoting scam content which is why I stopped.

    There are ways to do CPA legitimately but the "click link in bio for free followers" is not an options haha.