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question about using cpa offers and craigslist

Discussion in 'CPA' started by jsnoodle, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. jsnoodle

    jsnoodle Newbie

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    Hi,

    Quick question...

    I'm looking to use craigslist to get people to email me regarding my offer (could be for whatever like laptops, xbox360 etc.).

    Then i respond to each individual email after a delayed time period that the item is sold, but they can visit a site (my cpa offer) to get the item for free. the link to the offer would be clocked of course with something like ***********

    Just curious but is there any problems with this method and is there a chance that i could get banned from the cpa networks for driving this kind of traffic to fill out cpa offers?

    Just wondering because I'm new to what is blackhat and what is legal for cpa stuff.

    thanks and BHW rocks!
     
  2. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    anything can get you banned from a cpa network,
    but if anything make sure the offer you're promoting allows email marketing.

    hope that helps

     
  3. blackmind

    blackmind Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If CPA allows email marketing with that offer then you will not banned by CPA.
     
  4. omnipotentq

    omnipotentq Junior Member

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    Not necessarily. If the network finds out that the leads came from CL, they will likely ban, since CL promotion is against most networks' TOS.
     
  5. jsnoodle

    jsnoodle Newbie

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    well, if the offer allows email marketing then i would think it is okay to use the method i talked about beofore to complete the offer. but yes if the network finds out it came from cg, then that spells trouble. at the same time, email is email.

    thanks.
     
  6. itrader2

    itrader2 Registered Member

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    Hes pretty safe. He answers their email which come from his ad on CL. When they get his email that is a personal email from him. The person then uses a link in that email he sent them. No connection to CL at all on any of that. Yes, just be sure its OK to do email offers on that campaign.

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  7. omnipotentq

    omnipotentq Junior Member

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    The link between emailing them and spamming on CL is pretty obvious. Even if you don't post ads, when you reply to people on CL, most emails go to the CL anon email addresses. Some n00b was doing this last week, just randomly firing off spam emails to CL anon addresses having people sign up for free xboxes or something. The funny thing was that the didn't even bother to disguise the affiliate link, and the emails were directly sent to CL anon addresses, so it was clear that he was getting people from CL. It's a risk you take, and depending on the payout, it can be a very good or very bad risk.
     
  8. brownboii123

    brownboii123 BANNED BANNED

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    I am doing the same thing with cpa offers but giving my url and using Redirection rocket to redirect to the offer.
     
  9. itrader2

    itrader2 Registered Member

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    Sending an email direct to an anon email address on CL is quite a bit diffrerent
    than sending an email reply you got from your anon ad on CL.

    The later would be virtually impossible to prove came from CL since you do not use the anon link in your reply.

    itrader2