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Great Way to Cloak Clickbank Affiliate Link?

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by Lex Luthor, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. Lex Luthor

    Lex Luthor Registered Member

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    Hey guys, I'm about to start promoting a clickbank product and I'm not sure about using a free .tk domain that redirects to my clickbank affiliate link. Is their any risk in doing this or am I over thinking this.

    I know to some of you this is a very dumb question but I just want to be sure!

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  2. BigEasy

    BigEasy Junior Member

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    What type of website do you have? basic html, wordpress?
     
  3. blacktrilby

    blacktrilby Power Member

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    I use this for all my basic cloaking.

    http://www.scripteen.com/scripts/scripteen-linkmize-script.html

    Just install it in a folder on your site. Works great and tracks clicks too.
     
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  4. Lex Luthor

    Lex Luthor Registered Member

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    Sorry I should have been more clear, its not my website, instead its a clickbank affiliate link that I want to hide by using a .tk redirect. I am just concerned that by using a .tk redirect I wont get credited for the purchae??
     
  5. Lex Luthor

    Lex Luthor Registered Member

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    Here's an example of what I'm talking about:

    Say you're promoting a clickbank product about IM stuff. You have an affiliate url that if people click through, you get a comission.

    HOWEVER

    That url is ugly and some people might try and avoid clicking on it because they know its an affiliate link.

    What I did was register a .tk domain, and have it redirect to my affiliate url. however I am afraid theirs a chance I might lose my commission doing that.

    Is this the case????
     
  6. jmm223

    jmm223 Registered Member

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    As long as it redirects to the correct hoplink, you will get your credit for the sales. Cloaking the link is fine.
     
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  7. renegaderats

    renegaderats Junior Member

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    Would this method work for Ezine/ArticleBase? They don't allow affilliate links but if i pasted redirect.tk as my URL would it be approved?
     
  8. hustle4dough

    hustle4dough Registered Member

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    The best way to do it is to use Pretty Link for Wordpress. If you have a wordpress blog and you want to promote for example a Clickbank product, you could use the Pretty Link plugin to make the url wwwDOTyourwordpresssiteDOTcom/clickbankproduct redirect to the affiliate link. Even if you don't have a site on Wordpress, you can install wordpress on a new domain, install the Pretty Link plugin and use it to cloak your affiliate links. You don't need to use wordpress or Pretty Link though...you can make any domain you own or any variation of any domain you own redirect to an affiliate link straight from your hosting account...at least you can with Hostgator. So you could make wwwDOTyourdomainDOTcom redirect to an affiliate link, or you could make wwwDOTyourdomainDOTcom/clickbankproduct redirect to it, it's your choice. You just do it from your Hostgator CPanel where it says "redirects." Hostgator really is the best, you can chat with their tech support 24/7 whenever you need help.
     
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  9. ba_laz

    ba_laz Power Member

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    you can get .info domains for $2-3,they work ok,or use an url shortener,but not bitly,something less popular