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Is something going on in Hydra?

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by toyo, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. toyo

    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    I have like 15 Hydra accounts, and 12 are going fine, 2 are new and 1 is suspended.

    Like I think something is really up with them. I tried running one of their email submit on one of the accounts. I tested it first-conversion was fine. 1000 hits later, no new conversions. This traffic was doing 35% conversion at another affiliate network.. I didn't bother contacting my AM, because that dumbfuck would have just lied on my face with the typical stupid dumb fuck explanation-the advertiser already have that email which is statistically impossible and he would also lie and say its the advertiser who is shaving when they themselves are brokering that specific email submit.(that 2 lies only work in wickedfire and DP)

    Is something going on there? 12 accounts fine, just the 2 idle accounts, but this guys are getting me worried.... I have toned down the volume on my bigger accounts, might move away from them soon.

    ps- all my leads are genuine.
     
  2. r00t

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    Don't get me wrong, but if your leads are genuine why don't you only one account with them? That way you could take advantage of their bonuses
     
  3. Erik

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    Isn't just hydra man, every email submit I do (almost) starts out strong, like you said 25-35%, then after it hits a certain amount no more convert, even though the traffic is still the same, it will drop down to like 5 to 10% if that.
     
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    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    mate, it wasn't 30%. It was first 1 click, then one conversion(testing).

    I mailed out. 1000 clicks, no conversion AT ALL!!
     
  5. Erik

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    Ouch now that is BS.
     
  6. havokb8

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    Nah thats just what email submits do more and more now. Hydra has so many some have already been scrubbed down to 0% so they will never convert. And some you will start at 20-30% but after a little while it will drop to 0%. Its not just Hydra its every network with email submits
     
  7. Therookie

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    Hey I have Hydra banners on site and pretty targetted AND I am on front pages of Facebook groups with like nearly a million peeps but hey only one or two clicks in stats?
    Come one that figure just dont add up with the general rule one or two percent.

    Im seething mad aud frustrated I just dropped a Neverblue application.

    I had high hopes for Hydra and they real nice and easy to use.

    Totally disappointed so far. OR maybe they just scamming.
     
  8. optictech1

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    There is DEFF something going on there. I do email primarily and have about 10 other of my rev-shared affiliates there. Numbers are down about 50%

    Things are NOT converting.. I have filled out my own paid offers, short forms, and email submits. Either the advertisers are scrubbing, tracking sucks, or they are shaving leads.

    They also charged back a lead or two(whatever) but they have never done it in the past. That tells me they must be hurting.

    It's not just Hydra though. I have personally tested a couple of networks and it's the same thing everywhere. The only ones that I know that don't shave are ran by friends of mine.
     
  9. therat

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    it depends what your promoting

    Hydra compared to others is Awesome

    if an offer is or starts to get scrubbed hard, just switch

    @TheRook - are you sure you were getting impressions? If an ad isn't getting a good enough click thru FB will show something else
     
  10. Therookie

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    Hmm yeah
     
  11. toyo

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    hydra is shit, they was really good, but no more. Those who say Hydra is still good really need to take a good look around and test other networks. I won't name names, not good for this business.
     
  12. buyaccount88

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    WOW 15 hy account??Why dont u use one account if your leads are genuine?
     
  13. optictech1

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    I agree. Try switching networks for a bit and watch your rev increase.:pcguru:
     
  14. traders31

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    I heard they had many people AM and account rep quiting
    about 8 in one week.

    not 100% sure just heard
     
  15. swiper

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    Same here. Heard that quite a few of their AMs have either left or been sacked.
     
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    I've been having trouble with them the last week and a half in fact I stopped running most of their programs because of it
     
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    i quit using them about a week ago, i got over 1000 hits in 2 day s and not one of them converted
     
  18. Erik

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    Are you guys still strictly talking email submits - zip submits, or actual purchase, CC trials?