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C J says account under investigation

Discussion in 'Commission Junction' started by Vergo Igo Ti, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Vergo Igo Ti

    Vergo Igo Ti Registered Member

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    Okay, I'm kinda freaked out.

    Finally, after all this time I've finally found an incentive site that lets me drive traffic to my C J leads. At first, I was friggin' thrilled! Because I was making more money online than I'd ever made before, ever.

    I checked the advertiser I was promoting, made sure they didn't mention anything about, no incentive traffic.

    Anyway, I just got this email from C J and it says my account is under investigation for the methods I'm using to drive traffic to my leads. And they asked about the micr0 w0rk3rs site I'm using.

    So, I'm just kinda freaked out because I don't know how to respond, other than I made sure the leads I promote didn't mention anything against incentive traffic.

    So, what should I do? :confused:
     
  2. Vergo Igo Ti

    Vergo Igo Ti Registered Member

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    anyone? :(
     
  3. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Be honest with them if you are not breaking any rules per the TOS.

    If you are not in line with the TOS, continue to be freaking out.
     
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  4. Vergo Igo Ti

    Vergo Igo Ti Registered Member

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    Alright I sent them an honest email back and we'll see if they accept it or, not.

    I wasn't violating their TOS, but, that doesn't stop me from freaking out that they might ban my ass. Which would suck big time cus I'd just figured out a way to make like... $300 over the weekend which is a helluva lot more than the $100 I was lucky to pull from Amz0n.
     
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  5. cripxo

    cripxo Newbie

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    you're driving fake (microworker) traffic to your leads and you're wondering why they are investigating your account?
     
  6. Vergo Igo Ti

    Vergo Igo Ti Registered Member

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    Apparently this letter has been sent to a lot of people.

    Besides, I got the letter on a weekend, do they work weekends?

    I'm more inclined to think it was an automated message that was generated.

    Their terms only say you can't have multiple leads from the same person, which I don't have, and I check the IP's to make sure they're different.


    Anyway, well see.
     
  7. eshelt11

    eshelt11 Newbie

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    It had been happening a lot with people recently (I am one of them). They sent me one of those messages a day after I opened my account. Their reasoning was that they just wanted to check to see how I was going to promote offers (???). Be careful with your words, never admit guilt, be respectful, and be cooperative and they will restore your account.

    I'm extremely familiar with CJ at this point so if you have any other questions, feel free to PM and I can help you through this. GOOD LUCK
     
  8. boatrizzle

    boatrizzle Newbie

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    I did $800 worth of promoting on CJ close to a year ago and got banned for using micro workers and minute workers. They asked me how did I drive traffice to my site and if I used any PPC sites. I told them I have a couple blogs that I will use PPC to promote but them pages were for merchants who allowed PPC Only. Anyway My account was permantly saying I couldnt prove where my traffic was coming from BUT obviously they couldn't either since a month and a half later I got my full commission check in the mail