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Need some guidance on link Masking or clocking for affiliate links

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by jatin1122, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. jatin1122

    jatin1122 Newbie

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    Hello All,

    I am new here, if I am wrong then please correct me. I am facing an issue with the link masking. I am using API of a comparison website and create my own website based on that API. I will try to explain below -

    1. I copy this kind of Affiliate link from "buy now" button which is on my website - mywebsite/out.php?click url = aHR0cDovL3JkLnByaWNlZ3JhYmJlci5jb20vcmQucGhwP3BpZD0yMzI3JnBnPX......

    2. I make the above long link short with bitly or owly and then post it to the social accounts. Something like this - Get life insurance cover with minimum premium and added advantages - adfly short link

    3. Now when someone clicks on the link it goes directly to the landing page of product website and it comes as "Direct" in link analytics of bitly. Due to which the website is not considering those clicks, even if they are resulting into sales.

    4. I just want to make it look non-direct. I am not sure how to do that when I am using bitly or any other shortening service. I tried using services like bitly but they hold the person on their own ad landing page in between, which results in lot of bounce rate.

    Is there is any way that I can change the Referrer result from Direct to something else?

    Thanks
     
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    Maybe he's busy with his own threads. Why to answer other's questions when you can start your own multiple threads?

     
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