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CPA Networks SHAVE

Discussion in 'CPA' started by lucynora, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. lucynora

    lucynora Registered Member

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    hello. i run a gpt to site to promote my offers and am sure the workers have completed the incentive offers in order to get rewarded and have confirmed their email and sent the 2nd welcome email as well as their ip address. yet the cpa networks show only impressions and clicks coming from their ip but no conversions at all.

    Is anyone a member of the following cpa networks. I am very sure they shave all my conversions and dnt show any. affiliate managers have failed to address the issue.

    limelightCpa
    rocketcpa
    cpajuice
    nameoffers
    cpaway
    gooffers

    please share your experiences with the above networks, if any. any contribution will help in combating this issue.
    thanks for your time.
     
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  2. Cyber_Demon12

    Cyber_Demon12 Junior Member

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    All CPA companies shave so get over it. And maybe they figured your system out and you're just lucky they haven't banned you yet.

    If you are being "shaved" on that many different networks, then its YOUR FUCKING PROBLEM. Not the CPA networks itself. Fix your method because you probably aren't hiding the ref good enough.
     
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  3. procam

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    all cpa network shave bro. They shave more on incent offers what you need to do is get on the phone and call all you AM's and get to the bottom of it. Or just find a way to get a hold on the advertisers and work directly with thjem. You will get a higher commission is you cut out the middle man anyways :)
     
  4. raybes

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    GPT site users are all there just to get their offers to credit and they are basically helping you commit fraud, clearing cookies and doing every offer there... they have no intentions of doing anything extra, and likely use fake information often. I'd know, I once used GPT's back when the gamevance and playsushi offers paid like $1.50 each, and easily credited again and again with just a proper uninstall. Then the advertisers didn't pay out because of mass fraud and a bunch of GPTs got fucked. We still got our money, though!

    The point is, you aren't providing profitable leads so you are going to get shaved like crazy. Limelight CPA shaves like mad anyways, I think their $1.80 offers are a scam... I have also sent them enough clicks to the point I should have at least one conversion but haven't had anything yet at all.
     
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  5. chipmunk951

    chipmunk951 Senior Member

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    Check my reply to you in the other thread :)!
     
  6. mogambo

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    why not try networks which allow you to place your own pixel then?
     
  7. pvamogul

    pvamogul Junior Member

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    Its not that they SHAVE, most of them SCRUB. Meaning. If your client signs up, and his email address has already been used, you won't get credit.
     
  8. caroljordan1987

    caroljordan1987 Junior Member

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    It seems many of you do not understand how networks work. 99% of the time its the Advertiser shaving the network. Not the network shaving the affiliate.

    Obviously this looks as if the network is shaving because the advertiser is like a ghost to affiliates.
     
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  9. luccha

    luccha Regular Member

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    Almost all networks shave the leads.
     
  10. caroljordan1987

    caroljordan1987 Junior Member

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    lol this is obviously you. Just because your traffic sucks dont blame the networks. If you showed us one network i could understand but all of those? I belong to 90% of the ones you listed and not all of them shave. I think its time you figured out how to make momey yourself rather than using a gpt site lol.

    Some people on here man really need to educate themselves. Its pathetic.
     
  11. raybes

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    I'm not sure why you are quoting me on this, I understand that it is usually the advertiser. My point was that GPT site users are horrible quality leads so obviously you will be getting shaved/scrubbed. Of course it is the advertiser in this situation... why would the network care... I am sure they couldn't care less about low quality leads in almost any situation as long as they get paid and don't have to deal with complaints from the advertiser
     
  12. caroljordan1987

    caroljordan1987 Junior Member

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    I quoted you because I agree with you.

    My only point is that most people do not get the advertiser end or the network end. They just assume its the network. Advertisers could get away with murder if they wanted to. They say something and the networks generally abide by it. Sucks for all of us because who the hell else are we going to blame?

    Unless of course your traffic sucks that you need to take full accountability which most people wont do because they just dont care.

    If people are worried about being shaved and not getting paid then they are doing something wrong. End of story.
     
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  13. axus_auto

    axus_auto Power Member

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    I too shave practically everyday.
     
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  14. caroljordan1987

    caroljordan1987 Junior Member

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    I do not agree with you and I have with around working with networks for over 10 years. Most of the time the advertiser will make the network believe the affiliate has bad traffic and thats why you are banned. Is there a race case where you are correct... Sure.
     
  15. just4me

    just4me Newbie

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    I worked with limelightCpa before, and get banned just before payout, I believe most networks which shave leads always do like that
     
  16. Essence19

    Essence19 BANNED BANNED

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    Dude - most of Limelights offers are USA - what country are your guys from - if they go to an offer not linked to the main aff link - you wont get paid.simple - all cpa companies do cross promotion - so lets I promote an offer for an ipad in usa but you are in the uk - when you click the link - it will take you to another offer that is not my affilliate link - you complete the offer but all money goes to the cpa company - you dont see a dime.
     
  17. marketinggenius

    marketinggenius Newbie

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    It think that's the problem. Those so called "unique link" never show the original offer. They ALWAYS show a different offer in the same vertical. In that case, the cpa network get free traffic. The redirected offer get filled but no money will ever be paid out.

    That's why you can send them tons of traffic without any conversion.