Staying "Under the radar"

Discussion in 'CPA' started by blackh4ts, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. blackh4ts

    blackh4ts Registered Member

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    So I finally got my hands dirty and started some CPA. I got accepted to a russian CPA company and got about $110 in revenue my first week. I got all my leads using various BH methods and using bit.ly as the referrer.

    I then contacted support to see if was going to get paid this week, and to verify my leads. I don't know how this will turn out as all my referrers were from bit.ly

    Anyway I got accepted to a US cpa company in the meantime and read up on ways to fakethe referrer.

    I then set up a way to fake the referrer so it looks like the traffic is coming from my WH blog. I wrote up a quick email ad and blasted 250 emails out and saw some decent results.

    My question is, what else do I need to do to stay off the radar and get PAID? I JUST started and my conversions for my offers are 17-32%, what % should I think about blasting it with traffic?. Can I continue my BH ways as long as the refers are coming from my WH blog? I would like to net ~$300-500 a week from this CPA company and not worry about if i'll be banned or not.
     
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  2. sunshyne

    sunshyne Regular Member

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    is your email blast a diversion attempt? If the ref is blank I would make sure to have some WH sites up to show as evidence if asked. Sounds like to me your doing it fine
     
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  3. MikeHustle

    MikeHustle Power Member

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    Throw some junk traffic to lower your CTR. Find out what the EPC are for the offers that you run, and cook your stats with junk traffic.
     
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  4. radi2k

    radi2k Junior Member

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    by the way: bit.ly doesnt change the referer at all! its only useful if you want simple statistics for your links or about the visitors.

    here's what i used:
    BH site -> referer hide service -> bit.ly -> destination site/cpa offer

    for referer hide service use e.g. http://referer.us/hide-http-referer.html

    radi2k
     
  5. redtide1969

    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED

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    What MikeHustle said.

    Water down your EPC's asap to whatever the network and industry norm is. You can use things like Trafficholder.com or just run a single low cost, medium volume PPV keyword to your LP.

    Good luck
     
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  6. blackh4ts

    blackh4ts Registered Member

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    Thanks for the help all! I am going to try out trafficholder when I have more than $9 on my cc (it takes $10 min).

    Any other recommendations? I need to be able to buy small amounts (50-100+) of US clicks to my cpa redirector links.
     
  7. blackh4ts

    blackh4ts Registered Member

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    ^^^ still searching for a company like this :bad:

    i have no money to waste. does trafficholder work with a cpa redirector link?
     
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  8. wowhaxor

    wowhaxor Elite Member

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    Not only do you want to add junk traffic to get a legit looking rate but you also want to add real converting traffic.

    If 100% of your stuff is BH and doesn't convert you either need to do really low numbers (couple hundred a month) or get real converting traffic in there too.
     
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    wowhaxor Elite Member

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    Not only do you want to add junk traffic to get a legit looking rate but you also want to add real converting traffic.

    If 100% of your stuff is BH and doesn't convert you either need to do really low numbers (couple hundred a month) or get real converting traffic in there too.
     
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  10. eNcrypTioN

    eNcrypTioN Newbie

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    What would be considered a low rate? I'm using a BH method right now and I'm making about $8 a day. All my traffic is BH and my ratio is around 4 - 7%. Is this low enough to stay under the radar?
     
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    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED

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    ^^^ For most niches I've found the safe zone to be under 8%, but if you're running all BH traffic there really is no safe zone.
     
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  12. blackh4ts

    blackh4ts Registered Member

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    update: tried TH and its doin the trick. i can regulate just the way i want and the ui is great. thanks again all
     
  13. texarcana

    texarcana Newbie

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    are you using redirects with TH?
     
  14. snowtgr

    snowtgr Newbie

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    You can buy some cheap PPC traffic, and diversify your earnings to many CPA networks.
     
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    congrats OP for finding your own ways to earn money from CPA. great start. ;)
     
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