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  1. DeskCoder

    DeskCoder Regular Member

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    I can guarantee Linkshare is stealing my commissions. I have had 232 clicks on my iTunes aff links, and 0 sales. It's funny that 2 of those were me, and I bought something, but still no commissions.

    I've had 522 clicks in the last 2 months with 0 sales.

    3 of the programs I used over at CPA Storm. I was getting 1 conversion every 20 clicks (probably a better ratio than that). One program I have had 174 clicks in the last 2 months, nothing.

    Anything I can do, or just drop them and start promoting something else?
     
  2. deviatus

    deviatus Power Member

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    Exact same thing happened to me. Both with iTunes and Netflix.
     
  3. lukelafaque

    lukelafaque Newbie

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    Linkshare is notorious for thieving commissions. Same thing happened on some car rentals and cosmetic links.
    They don't suck, they blow.
     
  4. deviatus

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    damnit. their weekly commissions lured me in.
     
  5. DeskCoder

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    Bullshit. I still haven't got paid for my April Commissions.
     
  6. popcrdom29

    popcrdom29 Senior Member

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    Funny, I haven't had any problems with Linkshare but I can't be 100% sure that I'm getting all of my commissions. Maybe you should talk to your sponsor and explain your concerns. I would definitely tell him/her that you or someone you know purchased a product with your affiliate link and it didn't show up. See what he/she says.
     
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    I have had literally thousands of itunes clicks with no sales.
    I only promote it now when I play with cs ideas.
     
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    Looks like it's time to add them to the "Fuck Bags" list.
     
  9. tfreddy

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    damn, i really wanted to promote netflix through them, that sucks!
     
  10. chillyd

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    make sure it is real time reporting. some netflix links only report every 21 days. However with that being said, I get scammed all the time on my leads. Pisses me off. I believe they pay huge payouts sometimes because they only pay 7 out of 10 leads.
     
  11. DeskCoder

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    Well, I emailed them and basically called them out saying how I made 1 conversion every 20 clicks with CPA Storm. So guess what?

    They put one $35 commission in my account. I am going to email back and kindly tell them that it was a nice gesture, but it is at least $400 short.
     
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    Last week I emailed them to tell them that itunes clicks were lagging a day behind impressions and sales were lagging a day behind the clicks. As of today it looks like all of the clicks and sales have disappeared.

    I dunno...I guess they have two presidents to pay now.