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How do I completely hide my affiliate ID?

Discussion in 'CPA' started by BigHustlah, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. BigHustlah

    BigHustlah Power Member

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    I work for a huge company, and have access to an enormous database of specific niche email addresses. I have frequently thought of spamming this with CPA offers that are incredibly relevant.

    However, the Executive VP and other high-ranking officers are known to make fake accounts, using phony names, email addresses, etc to 'test us' and make sure we are doing things properly.

    I want to spam the living shit out of this list, but I know that it is VERY likely that I will hit one of the VP's inboxes with my offer. Now, I might be paranoid, but I'm concerned that the VP will see that, get pissed off, and go through the lengths to find out who sent it. I want to go full-time IM, but I want to make it my choice, not get walked out of the building for hijacking my own company's email list.

    What I need help with, is this - how can I send my CPA offers to this email list, and when they get to the sales page, it just looks like afflink.com and not like afflink.com/refid49386...or does it matter? Can they find out who sent it just by having the affiliate network name, and that affid # at the end?

    Also what would be the safest, most anonymous method of sending out, say, 1,000,000 emails and NOT having it traced to me whatsoever.

    Input is always aprecciated.
     
  2. Jared255

    Jared255 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It would matter, they would probably look it up on offervault or something and check for the offer they sent. Then they'd call the networks and ask who affiliate XXXXX is, and that they are spamming their confidential database to get your name. Not sure if CPA network would give it though, so you MIGHT be okay.
     
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  3. dadgad

    dadgad Newbie

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    In my opinion it's way too risky to do it yourself. I would make a joint venture with someone who knows exactly what he's doing with email marketing. Spam with his CPA offers and share the profit. That way the huge company won't be able to do the link with you even if the CPA network gives your partner name. Also check that you're not the only one in the company to have that list but I think you're already thought about that.

    edit: I'm typing slow this morning :<
    Good advice liquidyoda.
     
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  4. madinaz

    madinaz BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    I wouldn't do it...In all likelihood not only will you lose your cpa account but you'll probably lose your job too
     
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  5. norway000x

    norway000x Junior Member

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    Well, this is not a preferable anonymous BH method, but I know a guy that did this to 250,000 emails and nothing happened to him... He got some unbsubscribe requests and that was that.

    NOTE: He did not use the software or hosting account I'm refering to here. He used some crappy email software and a regular hosting account. He also did not use CPA offers. He sent the traffic to a website that sold niche products.

    This is how:

    You should probably do a JV with a friend, since you are stealing the emails from your employer :D
    Let the friend set up a domain + CPA accounts + hosting in his name.

    Hosting for blackhat spam landingpages:

    Code:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/buy-sell-trade/92346-black-level-hosting-c0m-china-offshore-hosting.html?nojs=1#links
    Then, use a email program.

    Download "Interspire Email Marketing_5_5_10_BHW Editionr":
    Code:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/member-downloads/72035-get-interspire-email-marketing_5_5_10_bhw-editionr-2.html
    Install it on your server.

    Import the email + contact info to the software.

    Then start to send personalized emails.

    TOPIC: "Alfred, this CPA offer you must se!"

    At the bottom of BODY: "You have subscribed to our newsletter directly from us or one of our third party partners some time ago. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking here." <-- Put on your black hat and just plain out lie! :)

    I guess it depends on how cold/tough you are, or if you dare to take the risk.

    I guess it also depends on your audience. The guy I'm talking about sent his emails to north europe (5 countries: Island, Denamrk, Sweeden, Norway, Finland), maybe they do not bother to send complaints in? Maybe they just don't care? Maybe the US emails are much more aware of how to send a camplaint. I do not know...

    My philosofy is that most people now a days delete emails rather than sending in their complaints. And many do not even know how to send a complaint :) Maybe they send a complaint to your host doamin, a.k.a. you domains main email :)

    I've never done it my self... so I can't tell ya' more about this..

    What do you other guys in this thread think about this?
     
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  6. Griller

    Griller BANNED BANNED

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    Could you just start doing what your company is doing on the side and get emails yourself? That way you will not be putting your job on the line, and you will be able to start getting some sort of side income from it. Unless their setup is like a million dollar thing or something, or you signed a non-compete.
     
  7. MuonTrail

    MuonTrail Registered Member

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    Maybe it might be better to just save all the info, and then spam the shit out of them after you quit?
     
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    keinehabe Supreme Member

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    if the emails are so '' nice '' like you say why you aren't getting the cpa accounts under some fake names :) ... even known peoples ;) and your bosses will never trace ya lol .. even if I don't like this type of things ( I was ripped off myself by employers ... )
     
  9. electric

    electric Junior Member Premium Member

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    It's not possible, most you can do is encrypt the URLs but anyone with a bit of knowledge can crack it. bottom line is, if anyone is going to go through your link, they are going to be able to see your link, I've done a lot of research into this topic.
     
  10. MoGreen

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    If you tell me what kind of audience is the email list. I think I might be able to help. There are dirty advertisers that you can use depending on the email list. No point sending them stuffs that's not targeted
     
  11. Aceofspades

    Aceofspades Newbie

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    to risky sell the email list