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How ebay partners calculates clicks and impressions

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by garfiola, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. garfiola

    garfiola BANNED BANNED

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    I really want to know that, how their system works.
    Do they use the image that I have on the banner for the impressions? And then rover link for clicks?

    Can somebody explain?
     
  2. Orebil

    Orebil Registered Member

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    Your post doesn't make sense. They track banner loads (impressions) and clicks. How else would they track it, magic?
     
  3. garfiola

    garfiola BANNED BANNED

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    I need to know how can you fake impressions?
     
  4. Orebil

    Orebil Registered Member

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    Why? Just use text links and you won't need any impressions.
     
  5. garfiola

    garfiola BANNED BANNED

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    my CTR is sometimes 100 % if I crank up the clicks, so that is bad, but usually it is 30 %, i just need to increase the impressions
     
  6. crsk8andsno56

    crsk8andsno56 Senior Member

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    send junk traffic to your page that you dont stuff
     
  7. garfiola

    garfiola BANNED BANNED

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    if i use forum image stuffing my ctr is 100 %
    I redirect image to ebay,and it gives a click for each redirect, how to redirect to increase only impressions and no clicks?

    can i redirect trafic from other sites, that are not mine, like forums?
    and will ebay detect it

    is ebay gonna ban me if the CTR is 100 %
     
  8. BravoSix

    BravoSix Newbie

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    So let me get this straight.

    You're stuffing forums using an img tag? Are you also displaying the banner from e*bay? Why not do as Orebil suggested and not display the image from e*bay (which is how they track impressions)? That way, you're using text links and there are no impressions to worry about.

    If, for whatever reason, you insist on using their impression tracking picture, then just send junk traffic to a non-stuffing page that displays that banner, like crsk8andsno56 said?

    I mean, it seems pretty simple, and you've gotten some good answers, so I don't see where the confusion is...:confused:
     
  9. gragster

    gragster Regular Member

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    stop using the banner and go to text
     
  10. garfiola

    garfiola BANNED BANNED

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    are you sure this is working?
    Has somebody tried it and get payed
    How can they calculate ctr then?

    so once again if I use text link they cant monitor impressions?
    This is too easy to be true
    everybody is concerned about CTR
     
  11. defendercom

    defendercom Newbie

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    i'm gettin paid with no issues, even ebay tells you the banner is optional, use a text link.

    by the way this is going to be the least of your concerns because your refferer is going to show up from the forum which is why i wouldn't be stuffing forums for epn.

    besides that all you have to worry about is keeping your epc low. The trick to that is getting some junk traffic, anyone know of a real cheap real junky traffic source?
     
  12. garfiola

    garfiola BANNED BANNED

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    but how will they calculate epc if I will not have any impressions?

    now my epc is like 0.92

    Any more ideas

    Can you somehow divert traffic from forums and move that traffic from one page to another with redirects?

    so you are not stuffing the forums?
     
  13. BravoSix

    BravoSix Newbie

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    Your EPC is based upon clicks, not impressions. Each time your link is clicked, or your cookie dropped, it is recorded as a click. Your EPC is the amount of money you earn per 1000 clicks. It has nothing to do with impressions.
     
  14. defendercom

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    epc is earnings per click, actually earnings per 100 clicks
    impressions is a count for every time the banner is shown/seen/displayed.

    say every time someone goes to your page that banner is displayed, and you stuff them. well that means if a 1000 people see that banner you will get 1000 clicks and 1000 impressions, so you're telling egay "hey every single time someone sees my cute egay banner they click it, can you believe it, every time, no shit"...sure...

    Now if you're controlling how often you stuff people then it's different but it's still a headache don't use it, don't need to, put up a text link to your affiliate if they come check.

    I'm stuffing forums for affiliate products that allow forum marketing, and to drive traffic to my site(s).
     
  15. defendercom

    defendercom Newbie

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    beat me to it ^ lol
     
  16. BravoSix

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    My mistake. Sometimes my fingers move faster than my brain.
     
  17. siton12

    siton12 Newbie

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    CTR is not a big issue .