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CJ: Invalid links generating traffic

Discussion in 'Commission Junction' started by mydodo, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. mydodo

    mydodo Newbie

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    Hi guys,

    I started a campaign using cl and send a link to my website, http://www.mywebiste.com in email to my leads and they are going through my website. But when i check my account in CJ, i see that almost 66% of my clicks are saying invalid. The offer that I'm sending traffic to is geo-targeted (only US traffic is required) and i checked my analytic page and i saw that 90% of my traffic is coming from the US. Any idea what is going on? why are they shaving leads?:confused:
     
  2. The Joker

    The Joker BANNED BANNED

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    usually invalid clicks come from an invalid location. for example a stamp shop online has a forum and a click from your account comes from their forum, that would be considered an invalid click, I don't think it is were the traffic is located in the world that makes it invalid because usually they just re-direct it to another offer/program, I would be careful in the way you are promoting because if they are coming up as invalid then I am sure CJ can see what is going on.
     
  3. mydodo

    mydodo Newbie

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    Do you think they can trace the source of the referral link beyond the landing page of my website. I guess when ppl click the link on my website, the referral that CJ is going to see, will be my website. right? if so how the hell is the clicks get considered as invalid. i have also added the domain name that i have my landing page on under my account in CJ. Still confused

    here is the flow of my traffic:

    CL---->i get email------->I reply back--------->they click my website link in my email---------->they land on my website----------->they click the affiliate link and go to the offer page.