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CPA noob here.

Discussion in 'CPA' started by icepay, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. icepay

    icepay Junior Member

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    I'm totally new to CPA here. I got accepted into one CPA network yesterday. I have never done CPA before. I talked to the AM and said I will be using email marketing.

    I definitely will be doing that and I'm not going to do anything BH. I want to use url redirect for my links.

    So its is necessary to blank the referrer using DMR as I'm not doing any BH?
    Do I have to inform the AM that I'm using a url redirect?

    Thanks
     
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  2. Young Money

    Young Money Registered Member

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    It's always a good idea to hide your referrer. It will prevent your competition from seeing what exactly you are doing and potentially copying it to use for themselves.

    To answer your other question, no, you are not required to inform your AM. It's standard practice to hide your referrer. Sometimes your AM might even be your competition.
     
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  3. cucr3

    cucr3 Regular Member

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    If they know he is doing bulk marketing, won't they wonder why every referrer is blank, instead of say gmail, or yahoo's server?
     
  4. icepay

    icepay Junior Member

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    I told Am that I'm doing e-mail marketing. So what wrong if he sees the referrer?
     
  5. smcdun

    smcdun Newbie

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    It's stil a good idea to blank the referrer since there are alot of shady AM's that will steal your method and then feed you a line of bs saying that they have to take you off the offer because it's not panning out for the advertiser when really they just took your method not really needing you anymore.
     
  6. Jared255

    Jared255 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Don't tell them your method, but if you're actually mailing the referrer says that it comes from Yahoo/Gmail/AOL etc. inbox. The AM cannot however see the message sent out or the message that they clicked your affiliate link from.

    99% sure about this, if someone else wants to prove me wrong feel free.