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NEED HELP AM Asking For Traffic Proof

Discussion in 'CPA' started by msmeri, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. msmeri

    msmeri Newbie

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    I received a message from my AM asking for proof of my traffic. What to do?
     
  2. sdtopensied

    sdtopensied Regular Member

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    That depends on what you told them you were going to do to drive traffic and how you're actually driving traffic.

    Did they specify what kind of "proof" they want?

    You could always take the position that you're "not comfortable giving away traffic sources" because you "had a bad experience in the past with an account manager at another network stealing traffic generation methods." Think that one through long and hard though...you'll need a big set of balls to pull it off and you'll need to have every response ready to go without hesitation.

    -SDT
     
  3. NemoTheOne

    NemoTheOne Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    This is why it's key to establish a good relationship with you AM(s) right away.

    Not sure of what "proof" means. Just re-inerate what you've already said...where you said you were getting leads from....
     
  4. slicer

    slicer BANNED BANNED

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    Have you asked why you are being asked to disclose your private business traffic info?
     
  5. searchwiser

    searchwiser Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Some of you guys have alot to learn. But Indeed I lost alot of money until I figured the "CYA" {Cover Your Ass}. There is one reply that will hush it all up depending if you are DMRing. I always DMR and Always have a Non Provable Cover up to follow any request.

    Do Not Tell Them PPC or any kind of Paid Advertisement or your hung if you cant photo shop like a Pro.
     
  6. msmeri

    msmeri Newbie

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    Well I guess I just hung myself because I said ppc. and it was with c*p*a*l*e*a*d
     
  7. kammykhan

    kammykhan Regular Member

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    what is ur current method of traffic?

    well is it way different to what you said you are?
     
  8. sickbusiness

    sickbusiness Regular Member

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    ask the proof of traffic ? Let them know you have some friends who run smaller-local social website, and they give you the chance to run your own banners.

    Its worked all the times, i never lost a cent :)
     
  9. Randy569

    Randy569 Junior Member

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    No great loss. There are a lot better CPAs to work with than dealing with those guys. Chalk it up to "A lesson learned", and move on.

    Just think about how you are going to cover your ass, and have a bullet-proof reply ready when the question gets asked the next time. (And you will be asked again.)
     
  10. redtide1969

    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    ^^^ I second that one

    First and foremost I would stop running your traffic to those clowns and get in with some decent networks.

    Like NemoTheOne said, building a solid relationship with your AM's or network managers will keep this from happening in the future. Considering you're talking about CPA l e a d you're probably screwed no matter what you say considering I know more people than I can count that have gotten screwed out of their payouts and banned recently even sending WH leads. CPA l e a d are pretty much crooks.

    Good luck either way though
     
  11. slicer

    slicer BANNED BANNED

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    You should be asking THEM to prove that they are a real legit CPA Network.
     
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  12. elitemarketer

    elitemarketer Junior Member

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    Tell them that you never reveal the source of your traffic because the CPA company may steal your campaign.