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How to Protect Our CPA Accounts?

Discussion in 'CPA' started by yao1994, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. yao1994

    yao1994 Regular Member

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    I to start a thread which will give us tips on protecting our accounts from getting caught.

    All I know is to "stay under the radar" by earning less. But I don't know what amount of money is "staying under the radar".

    Also cloak your links with blank or fake referrers.

    That's all I know.

    Let's discuss.
     
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  2. trex191

    trex191 Regular Member

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    send non converting traffic if needed
     
  3. JayHussle

    JayHussle Newbie

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    Agreed nothing looks more legit than lots of filler traffic and a mixture of fake and blank refs. I usually send 500-800 non converts for every 50 converts if its a High-Paying offer.
     
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  4. BigHustlah

    BigHustlah Power Member

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    I split my traffic between as many accounts (and advertisers) as possible, send lots of junk traffic from buy hits cheap, and talk to my AM's on a somewhat regular basis and make sure everything is going well (and to request payout bumps lol)
     
  5. overl00rd

    overl00rd Junior Member

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    Not in your wettest dream...
    Request a payout bump while sending BH-ed leads. Now you should share how to talk your way out of that, buddy ;)

    I haven't fired up my AIM for a while since I'm doin BH stuff (that's just a boy scout within me do the talkin')
     
  6. yao1994

    yao1994 Regular Member

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    Ok so now the plan is

    multiple networks -> junk traffic to decrease CTR% -> cloaked links with fake/blank referrer + don't push to much $$$ + keep a good relationship with your AM

    Let's add more guys
     
  7. Nato1

    Nato1 Regular Member

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    where do i send the junk traffic to, when i am sending out emails with the affiliate link in it?
     
  8. viridian

    viridian Newbie

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    *Promote offers within the terms of your affiliate agreement.
     
  9. TwistedMarketing

    TwistedMarketing Regular Member

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    then this forum is not for you :D
     
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  10. ritzn75

    ritzn75 Newbie

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    Its all about balance approach. Don't gamble by feeling too greedy.
     
  11. vee12

    vee12 Newbie

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    Instead of blanking the referrer, could we not use a click tracking service that is either hosted or not? The referrer would then always be something like site.com/tracking/go.php?c=620215

    Or am I missing something here? Any serious white-hat CPA marketer is going to track as much of everything as possible, so this should look completely normal to an AM.
     
  12. BalingDazzer

    BalingDazzer Regular Member

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    vee12, a lot of affiliates use http://www.tracking202.com/ so yeah, using something like that would also be a good idea.
     
  13. brazilian

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    nice idea! I'll follow this thread.
     
  14. brazilian

    brazilian Junior Member

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    Its because networks that uses Directtrack ;)
     
  15. brazilian

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    he is a AM.... :D
     
  16. Falken

    Falken Newbie

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    Hi guys,

    In regard to protecting our CPA accounts I have a question that I need answered.

    If I run a incetive CPA campaign that allows cash incentives, would that be ok for me to use Mturk or Shorttask to drive payed traffic to this offer?
    Or will the CPA company boot me for it?

    As I figure if cash incentive is ok by the merchant then I should have no problem, right?

    All inputs highly appreciated! :)

    Thanks
     
  17. smcdun

    smcdun Newbie

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    Well, if you're interested in promoting some high converting mobile CPA offers pm me, blackhat is accepted.
     
  18. THUNDERELVI

    THUNDERELVI Elite Member

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    Here goes another AM, and this one is tricky!!!:rolleyes: