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Why not use a bot to fill out CPA offers?

Discussion in 'CPA' started by Monkehx, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. Monkehx

    Monkehx BANNED BANNED

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    Before you chew me out, please, this is purely hypothetical. I am wondering, what are the repercussions of using a bot making sure the referer is faked, not blanked, but faked from a legitimate website and filling out simple zip offers with proxies? Extremely blackhat I know, and there's almost a 100% guarantee it's been done and thought of before so it's more of a question why everyone isn't doing it...at least in moderation because I understand 0% of them would convert.

    I know I know, these methods are scum. And I wholeheartedly agree.
     
  2. bornformoney

    bornformoney Senior Member

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    Point is man, the offers wouldn't back out for the advertiser and he won't pay a dime for that. Simple as that.

    In a simple case scenario, let's say you are on the other side of the table and are you prepared for this? Let's say you collected a bunch of bot emails and trying to base your business on that.

    Just won't work and don't waste time thinking about this.
     
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    Cpa networks will ban you instantly. Not only is this blackhat, but also illegal.
    When they see offers with 50 clicks and like 40 submissions, its going I be pretty obvious.you're cheating them.

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  4. bornformoney

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    People are just talking about the click to conversion ratio.

    But the main point is your lead wont convert AT ALL, and it is fraud.

    I know you're not doing this, but that's the real point.
     
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    Yup It won't convert at all, the leads are useless.

    When the advertiser uses the leads, calls their number or emails them and gets a bounce or a non existent number or someone who never filled out an offer, you're going to get taken off of all the advertisers' offers // banned by your network.
     
  6. Monkehx

    Monkehx BANNED BANNED

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    Yeah conversion rates are a big deal so I knew that much. I just figured the rules would be a little different for simple zip offers paying like $0.30 cents a submit. Thanks for the input guys.
     
  7. ohaider

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    Your only chance will be behind proxies using a cash incentive offer. Possible, but flood the offer with impressions and clicks to attempt to balance it out.
     
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    Instead why not do a proper media buying session?

    These days CPA networks are not that dumb, if they are then get ready to get BH'ed by them.
     
  9. ohaider

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    I am not disputing it. It's just I would guess that would be his best bet. I am against it because I like receiving quality leads from my campaigns that I set up. But this is a BH forum- so I'll discuss anything people throw up on here. If it is illegal, I simply give an educated guess and do not participate in the actions.
     
  10. l0goz

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    not even considered blackhat, its considered illegal
     
  11. rickydzine

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    Win win situation? Scrape emails and use those. As their spam emails will be sent to a valid email and if your bot does the offer to the end it's a win on both sides i should believe. Just depends on how they market via email.