Monthly Archive: January 2013

Las Vegas 2013, Affiliate Summit West, iDates etc. 0

Las Vegas 2013, Affiliate Summit West, iDates etc.

Four shows and countless parties in 8 days. Here are some pics from Las Vegas this January: Some takeaways I had from this trip: Don’t ever book meetings before midday and preferably later still. Even if you can party till 4am and get up and sober for a meeting at 10am the chances are the person you are meeting wont. Blackjack is fun but the real party is on the...

Display Marketing Logo Challenge 0

Display Marketing Logo Challenge

Wow I don’t mind admitting half of these companies I’ve never heard of before: Display marketing infographic (from http://www.lumapartners.com a good blog actually looking at the industry from an investment perspective) They also have ones for mobile, social and search: http://www.lumapartners.com/lumascapes/mobile-lumascape/ http://www.lumapartners.com/lumascapes/social-lumascape/ http://www.lumapartners.com/lumascapes/search-lumascape/ and my favourite, just in case anyones working on the next MyFace: http://www.lumapartners.com/lumascapes/digital-capital-lumascape/

Direct Linking and Retargeting 0

Direct Linking and Retargeting

Here is how to do it, you’ll still need a server and a domain. Point all your traffic towards a php file i.e. http://www.mydomain.com/trackandforward.php Then place all your retargeting pixels in to the trackandforward.php file and put a meta refresh at the the end. The page will load the retargeting cookies will be placed and then the user will be sent on his way to the affiliate offer without even...

Out of Bounds Thailand March 2013 0

Out of Bounds Thailand March 2013

Just had the email come through confirming a place! Looking forward to seeing everyone for Out of Bounds Thailand. The official dates are 13th – 18th March but I am thinking of going out on the 9th and staying till the 24th. Let me know if anyone else has plans outside of the OOB dates.

Firing a S2S tracking url from an image conversion pixel 0

Firing a S2S tracking url from an image conversion pixel

Use this on your landing page: setcookie(“cid”, $_GET[‘accid’], time()+7*24*60*60, ‘/’, ‘.mydomain.com’); This sets up a cookie so you can track a click id in www.mydomain.com?accid=123 You could also set this up track any other data you want, subid, affiliate id etc. Then setup your conversion image pixel as <img src=”http://www.mydomain.com/conversion.php” height=”1px” width=”1px” /> This code goes in conversion.php if (isset($_COOKIE[‘accid’])) { $url = ‘http://www.trackingdomain.com/server2servertracking/conv.php?cid=’.$_COOKIE[‘accid’]; $ch = curl_init(); curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_URL,...