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Way to track your conversions - Way to catch Networks shaving?

Discussion in 'CPA' started by smolodoys, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. smolodoys

    smolodoys Regular Member

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    Way to track your conversions - Way to catch Networks shaving? Any software or programs that does that? Thank you!
     
  2. No1here

    No1here Regular Member

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    Even if you catch them doing it, which they probably are, what can you do about it? **It's just a part of this game and something most of us have come to terms with years ago.


    It has always happened, it is happening and it will continue to happen and I think that's true for just about every single affiliate out there.
     
  3. Crixus

    Crixus Regular Member

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    All I do is track my EPC (earnings per click), the cpa company/offer which earns the most gets the traffic. If they shave, not much I can do about it, and I'm not really interested in wasting the time. If EPC drops I go somewhere else.
     
  4. smolodoys

    smolodoys Regular Member

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    I'm just having trouble with couple of networks, got one of my sites ranking pretty good and one day I've got up to 10 conversions then the next day its only 2? Its like WFT?
     
  5. Crixus

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    Sounds like a trial run with another network is in order.
     
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    yep, good advice.
     
  7. CashFlowGuy

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    CPA lead i think is doing this to me, i was getting 100 visitors to offers using gateway and only getting 3-4% refferals. I was making 2-3$. I might need to find a better gateway company.
     
  8. CashInHand

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    you could replace the money stolen quicker by working than complaining and getting it back.
     
  9. redtide1969

    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You''l want to split test the same offer run through two different networks. If you track absolutely everything you'll be able to pinpoint and catch advertiser scrubbing as well. I was just able to do that and caught one of the major players in the financial niche doing it and the network I run with ended up dropping their ass.

    You can use Tracking202 to track your conversions if that's what you mean in your OP.
     
  10. rockstarnsc

    rockstarnsc BANNED BANNED

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    hey redtide1969. whats up man? Im newly registered, but had been reading up in this forum for a bit before joining. I am not able to pm you yet, but im interested in getting into the cpa networks that you talk of in your signature. I am already apart of 6, but the more the merrier. intothenight83 at ao hell is an email you can get me at. thanks man.
     
  11. dreadnought2020

    dreadnought2020 Junior Member

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    All or most networks will shave your conversions (sounds like an innuendo) even if they say they don't. It's something that unfortunately we all have to accept.
    As others have said you should test other networks and see what results you get from there.

    Cheers
     
  12. rockstarnsc

    rockstarnsc BANNED BANNED

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    agreed. it happens to us all and there isnt anything we can do about it.
     
  13. waterman262

    waterman262 Registered Member

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    use offers202 to find a list of networks that have that offer. test each network for 3 days then see which one you have the most conversions with. Run with that one until they start shaving!
     
  14. speakeasy602

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    I'm wondering why you are not using conversion pixels. You can set them up through tracking202 or any other tracking software for that matter. Most of your affiliate dashboards will have an option to place a custom pixel, some require ssl, but this will prevent 99.9% of scraping from the networks.

    Dudes, this is affiliate marketing 101 stuff. You should always track everything.