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Anyone else missing Amazon affiliate clicks?

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by Tam1990, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. Tam1990

    Tam1990 Junior Member

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    Hey everyone, today I am missing more than 70% of my clicks that I receive daily and I am not really sure why. Traffic is same, links are live with my aff tag.. so what the hell happened? where those clicks went? anyone else having same issue?
     
  2. redarrow

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    Make sure the traffic not bot traffic and the link not ghosted....

    Where the traffic comming from ?

    If it a web 2.0 meny web 2.0 are ghosting there links , when a user press the link, it go else where, and not to there sales or lp.

    Always check links.

    If your dealing with facebook expect a bot giving you traffic .
     
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    Links are not ghosted as I use amazon shorten service while creating links and I am talking after looking at the stats from my affiliate account and not wordpress. Should I start using G analytics to track all outgoing clicks?
     
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    Yes use google tracking.

    A short url on a article can be ghosted or redireted .

    Just so u no .
     
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  5. Tam1990

    Tam1990 Junior Member

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    I don't have any kind of bot traffic as it's completely useless for an affiliate site and all my traffic is organic from Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.
    It's not a web 2.0 or anything like, I have my own wordpress site hosted on hostgator.
     
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    So has the afflict still paying at the price your expecting?

    Some have bugets high and low.
     
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    I can confirm that today's clicks are down by 60-70%. I'm sure amazon will sort it out by tomorrow, not the first time this happend.
     
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    Thanks mate, been going crazy since it updated.. lol thought I was hacked or something..
     
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    Sorry mate didn't quite get you there..
     
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    Same here :(

    I have several smaller sites, various niches, traffic from Google, Bing, Yahoo, Facebook ...

    28.03. Tuesday, total sessions 1005 -> 36 amazon affiliate clicks; from all sites -> not good :(
    27.03. Monday, 1147 sessions -> 120 clicks
    26.03. Sunday, 1238 sessions -> 170 clicks

    This Sunday -> Monday drop is regular for my sites and happens all the time, however, when I compare yesterday with other Tuesdays, then:

    21.03. Tuesday, 952 sessions -> 66 clicks
    14.03. Tuesday, 1184 sessions -> 119 clicks

    Obviously, when checking just 'Tuesdays', I have serious drop in affiliate clicks...

    I hope so - yesterday I received Amazon payment for January, so I guess they are busy with sending the money :)

    note: not a singe sale on Amazon today :( and my conversion is ~10% these days ... Yes, I like my conversion rate :)
     
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    Same happened yesterday, probably just a glitch...
     
  12. intiims1132

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    I too have about 60% less amazon clicks from yesterday. But earnings are as usual..
     
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    Not really noticed this but I'll check for myself.

    I don't like the new reporting layout though, I much preferred the old version.
     
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    Yeah clicks are down around 70% for me personally. Glad I'm not the only one as I had usual visitor count yesterday but barely any clicks to show for it. It'll get sorted out.
     
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    not yet sure about yesterday clicks (wednesday), but I got only one sale - this month on average I have 12 sales per day, last two days (tuesday and wednesday) on average 2 sales per day - not being amused by this 'glitch' or whatever is happening :(

    I have checked my sites and amazon affiliate links - everything is OK ...

    others?
     
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    I'm not the one to say I'm affected by something. But this new amazon layout has me feeling some type of way, I noticed today that my clicks have been decreased by about 70-80% also.

    either way it's been a good month ;-)
     
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    Almost every amazon affiliate guy has seen a dramatic drop in clicks that I talked to. There might be an issue with amazon. Nothing to worry about.
     
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    same here. I also had a distressing 24 hours at the beginning of the month when no sales were reported on the 'new style' reports.

    I also find myself clicking the 'fee schedule' a few times a day to work out all the commision rates. 'Making it easier to understand' my arse!
     
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    Guys, sorry that you all have the same problems like I do, but it makes me feel less pi$$ed :)
     
  20. MisterF

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    So I looked today and not a single click on the Amazon report, however I saw this at the top of their page;

    We're sorry. The page you are looking for is not a functioning page on our site.

    Seems like the glitch continues, especially as it reported the shipped items and fees from that.