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Tracking properly - How to know the ref URL?

Discussion in 'Media Buying' started by elliot100, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. elliot100

    elliot100 Junior Member

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    Hello guys!

    I create ads in order to send traffic to our website using Facebook
    So when I send traffic to our website I add some values into the URL string like ?ad=1. for example: www.mywebsite.com/article/?ad=1&keyword=cars

    So what I am trying to do right now is to optimize my website banners, and in order to do that I need to know who clicked what. For example: Topbanner vertical 4 have 100 clicks. I want to see the ref URL, including all the values I have been adding. So that way, I can know who I should target and what banners to put for him.

    In other words: user came through that URL: www.mywebsite.com/article/?ad=1&keyword=cars and clicked Topbanner #4. In banner #4 stats, how can I see the full ref URL?

    Is that possible to see that using GA?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Cryogenesis

    Cryogenesis Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Doesn't the affiliate program for whatever you have you referral link track the referral URLs?
     
  3. secretboy08

    secretboy08 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    As far as I can remember prosper 202 provides the php code from your landing page to the offer and tracks it as well.

    What you have to do is generate different subid affiliate links(from your affiliate network) for each banner and enter those as different offers in propsper202 and then you would be able to exactly do what you are asking to.
     
  4. elliot100

    elliot100 Junior Member

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    I need to see that information on my end. I am testing lot's of offers, banners from different CPA networks, also, some are not from CPA networks and from some I can't see the ref URL.
    Isn't it possible to see the ref URL on GA? so if I will create redirect page who will redirect them to the offers, can I see the ref URL's for that specific page?
     
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  5. secretboy08

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    Sorry, but I havent used ga for such campaigns as i always prefer private tracking for my paid tracking, but almost 90% of the offers provide you with atleast subid tracking. anyways good luck with finding it with ga.