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Lower CAP conversions from link claoking?

Discussion in 'CPA' started by markm455, Aug 26, 2008.

  1. markm455

    markm455 Registered Member

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    Have any of you noticed lower conversions when cloaking CPA affiliate links?

    I seem to be getting lower conversions when when cloaking my link from affiliateprogram.com/87875? to mysite.com/myredirectname

    I'm guessing this is because when I cloak the link my cookies are counted as 3rd party and being blocked by browsers????

    -Mark
     
  2. vistacmarketing

    vistacmarketing Newbie

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    i'm not sure if you can cloack them such a way( most of affiliate programs won't appreciate it!
     
  3. charles

    charles Junior Member

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    It's all about your context..

    Are you playing it where the end user thinks it's part of your site & suddenly finds themself at another whole domain..

    Or..

    Is it clear that you're redirecting them through an affiliate link?

    You can see how the first may be a problem but if it isn't then your cookie should still be setting.
     
  4. markm455

    markm455 Registered Member

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    I am clear they are going to another site. I just dont want to be so obvious that I'm making money off them :)
    I will keep an eye on this and see if it reduces conversions (due to the cookie not setting).
     
  5. wise

    wise Registered Member

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    have you thought about using a simple php redirect? it's not as robust as link cloaking but atleast the link they click on won't be an obvious affiliate url. the vast majority of people won't know what's up