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problem with bit.ly link

Discussion in 'CPA' started by neeldown, Sep 4, 2016.

  1. neeldown

    neeldown Newbie

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    I recently got approved by OGAds for a landing page. I shortened it with bit.ly and put it on the 'website' part of one of my instagram accounts.

    The problem is, once I tested the link out by clicking on it, instagram redirects to a page that says

    "Problem with this link
    the link you're trying to follow redirects to ... and may be malicious"

    Is there any way I can get rid of this? because I've seen other bit.ly's on IG accounts, and this doesn't happen. I'm also afraid that this will hurt my conversions.

    Any help would be much appreciated.

    Thanks!
     
  2. TomBran

    TomBran Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I don't think IG have any problem with bit.ly they actually have problem with the link of OGads. Buy your own domain and host your landing page yourself. That's better I think.
     
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  3. danixD

    danixD Senior Member

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    Recently someone posted a thread that instagram is banning every bit.ly link
     
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  4. islandman1010

    islandman1010 Elite Member

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    Don't use bit ly direct to CPA companies. Eventually they ban them all.
     
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  5. neeldown

    neeldown Newbie

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    So how would I go about doing it? should i make a wordpress or something
     
  6. neeldown

    neeldown Newbie

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    Thanks! is there any thread explaining how to do this? I'm pretty new to all this.
     
  7. zrigos

    zrigos Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Bit.ly Banned like this link bro try to find auther shorten site
     
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  8. IGAccounts

    IGAccounts Junior Member

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    This happens when the IG crawlers are detecting your website as malicious. They follow the bit.ly link to the destination, no matter how many redirects you do, and if the destination is considered as bad (OGAds landing pages are detected as bad) your URL will be blocked.

    It has nothing to do with bit.ly.
     
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  9. neeldown

    neeldown Newbie

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    Thanks. But I've seen many people market on IG using the same method. How are they able to do that?
     
  10. TomBran

    TomBran Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hi, just buy a .com domain and a hosting package. It should not cost you more than $20 per year. And host the LP there. You need to have some knowledge of hosting for this.
     
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  11. IGAccounts

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    They do it by sending the IG bots to a legit page and the real users to the CPA lander.
     
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