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Infolinks is STEALING clicks..

Discussion in 'Other PPC Networks' started by CloneX, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. CloneX

    CloneX Power Member

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    To make things short, today I logged into my Infolinks account and say that not all clicks I gave them are being paid for.

    I sent them 8 clicks from one of my sites, and it earned me $0.03. It is not possible to allocate less than 0.01 by advertisers.. So free clicks? WTF?
     
  2. Infolinks Support

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    Hi CloneX, this is Pamela from Infolinks. Please note that some clicks are worth more than others, depending on a lot of factors. Such as where a click comes from, what word has been clicked on, and more. We recommend that you try to increase your traffic, especially from the US, as US clicks are worth more than clicks from outside the US. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our support team for further assistance in this matter, or for tips to help optimize your site for maximum earnings.

    Thanks and happy blogging!
    Pamela :)
     
  3. CloneX

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    Hi Pamela

    Appreciate you replying here.

    So you are telling me that you are charging advertisers for all clicks equally, and not paying publishers equally? Because if this is so, I might switch to Kontera or others.
     
  4. RMX

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    I can only say good things about infolinks. I've been using them on many of my sites and while many of the clicks pay low, I'm not complaining, as the CTR is super high. In the end, the money's good.

    As far as I know, infolinks does have a bidding system, so advertisers don't pay the same.
     
  5. CloneX

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    Oh. I actually meant pay the same for every click received irrespective of the geographical location of the click.
     
  6. jamunkala

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    You have no right to say anything bad about Infolinks or Question them. How can they give you something in milligrams when it is sold in dozens. I mean advertisers don't pay for 2 clicks or 8 clicks, you better increase your traffic as on the internet you are the only one complaining about Infolinks when your site generate only 8 clicks and that too from your friends, may be that's the reason you were given 0.03$
    And you are lucky that you were given 0.03$ and a representative is talking to you and listening to your questions and even replying when in this same case with any other advertiser like Adsense you were definitely banned for life and all your earnings till date go waste. Infolinks even send you payment when they ban you for any reason, Infolinks dont eat Money
     
  7. T2tkid

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    Am using infolinks on my sites, and never had a problem with them, though the clicks are low due to the fact that most of my visitors come outside the US.3clicks? You need to work harder to increase your traffic. I get about 7000 clicks per day.I only wish they should have adsense kind of alternatives....
     
  8. CloneX

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    Oh, am not the only one here mate.

    Just google "Infolinks Not Paying for Clicks" or similar things and you'll find plenty of people talking of this.

    And as a publisher, I do kinda have a right to complain about things that seem suspicious to me. What I told about was ONE OF MY SITES.
     
  9. jamunkala

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    OK go ahead keep arguing, complaining and using your rights, I m off to work.
     
  10. CloneX

    CloneX Power Member

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    Thank god. I really appreciate that. :)
     
  11. TrevorB

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    I have been using them for a while and have not had any problems and I get paid
    every month also.

    If you noticed something like that I would think that it was a bot or something that
    followed the link and that's why your not getting paid for the click.

    Like come on now, do you really think that if they were going to STEAL $0.01 from
    you that they would even show you the click stat but no money for that click?

    Just my 2 cents, or should I say 1 cent?

    LOL.
     
  12. CloneX

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    It's not about the cent or whatever mate. It's about business ethics.

    The only questions I ask is why are they charging advertisers for clicks for which publishers do not get paid (or paid very less of that)?
     
  13. Infolinks Support

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    Hi, this is Pamela from Infolinks. We work on a revenue share basis, so what we charge from the advertisers is split between us and the publishers - the publishers get the majority of the amount the advertisers pay for the click, which is 70%. We use a free market bidding system which means that all ads pay differently, especially depending on location of the click. If you'd like some optimization tips, our customer support is more than willing to take a look at your site to help you raise your revenue. Send us an email for more information.

    Happy blogging!
    Pamela :)
     
  14. zkino

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    Its very simple
    Clicks outside us almost 0 cents cause in most products wont convert.
     
  15. Dresden14

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    of course shes going to reply, its part of reputation management to troll the forums. infolinks charges way little and is almost pointless. Im making like $2 bux a day on a high traffic site and im days from taking it off.
     
  16. Infolinks Support

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    Hi all, Pamela again. I really do suggest trying to increase your US traffic to help improve your site's revenue. This is the first thing that should be done. Secondly, make sure you're as optimized as possible. For example, are your links double underlined? Our research shows that double underlined links receive more clicks than dotted underlined clicks. We have tons of other tips for optimizing your sites. Write to our support team for more information, we're happy to help!

    Happy blogging,
    Pamela :)