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Rotating Offer Pages and Landing Pages in Prosper202

Rotating Offer Pages and Landing Pages in Prosper202

It is really easy to setup rotation of urls in Prosper but if you actually want to track which url is doing better or you want to test different landing pages it can be a little more challenging. One way to do this is to set each url or landing page up separately and then use a php rotation script to divide the traffic. Direct Linking to an Affiliate Offer...

SiteScout RTB – A Walk Through

SiteScout RTB – A Walk Through

Update 23/08/12 – If you are interested in working with Sitescout make sure you check out their superb knowedge base. Sitescout is a great traffic source for display advertising. They basically act as a reseller for remnant traffic from some of the biggest ad exchanges in the world. There is needless to say massive volume if you can get something working. The system operates on a real time bidding structure...

My Favourite Buttons For Banner Design

My Favourite Buttons For Banner Design

Below is a list of my favourite buttons I keep handy when designing banners. I’m a bit old school and still use Fireworks MX for design simply because I know where everything is on it and it does everything I want it to. After 6-7 years it would be really annoying to switch to Photoshop. Kind of like that time I tried to “upgrade” my XP operating system to Vista....

Jim.am Acquired

Jim.am Acquired

With more than just a slight nod of the head to my favourite online marketing blog MrGreen.am I have moved the blog away from the business website to jim.am OK 3rd best might be a little bit of an exageration but if I can get the content flowing and get some interest I think it might get there. Hell if [email protected] doesn’t start updating his site some time soon we...

In-Text Advertising | Ultimate Guide

Updated April 2020 In-text advertising is a form of digital advertising that replaces words on a website with links paid for by advertisers. An advertiser bids for keywords and provides a destination URL. These keywords are replaced with links using a Javascript snippet on the publishers website. In 2020 the leading in-text advertising networks are: Skimlinks – https://skimlinks.com Infolinks – https://www.infolinks.com Viglink – https://www.viglink.com Vibrant – https://www.vibrantmedia.com How to create...

Tracking CPS Networks With Prosper202 and CPV Lab

Tracking CPS Networks With Prosper202 and CPV Lab

In the UK alot of affiliate marketing is done through cost per sale networks. The big ones being Tradedoubler and Affiliate Window. Here is how to integrate their backend systems with a performance based tracking system such as prosper202. TradeDoubler add &epi=[[subid]] Affiliate Window add &clickref=[[subid]] Affiliate Future add &tracking=[[subid]] Commission Junction add &sid=[[subid]] nb.it may need to be ?sid=[[subid]] if no other dynamic vars are in url Google Affiliate...

Prosper 202 Mods 2012

Prosper 202 Mods 2012

Prosper202 mods 1) increase session life – stops it logging you out every five minutes when you are trying to work add the following line just before session_start(); in 202-config/connect.php ini_set(‘session.gc_maxlifetime’,99999); 2) bypass adverts on first page – bit naughty but I prefer to jump straight into the spy section to see whats been going on. edit 202-login.php line 80: header(‘location: /202-account’);  to   header(‘location: /tracking202’); or /tracking202/spy/ 3) Change $...

Spying on Mobile Ads from Firefox

Spying on Mobile Ads from Firefox

If you want to know what ads are running on a mobile site anywhere in the world you can do this with Firefox without going anywhere near a mobile device. Simply download the following add-ons: User Agent Switcher Modify Headers Simply select the device you want to “look through” in User agent switcher and then grab a http user agent and paste it into Modify headers. User agents can be...

Big Thank You To Neverblue for Out of Bounds Dominican Republic

Big Thank You To Neverblue for Out of Bounds Dominican Republic

Just like to say a big thank you to Neverblue for organising Out of Bounds Dominican Republic. It was an amazing experience to be surrounded by like minded people and have all the luxuries the Neverblue team laid on. Sun Rise Punta Canna 2012 My main takeaways from the trip were:- Mobile advertising is expanding with more and more affiliates jumping on the band wagon Dating and daily deals still...

Translation Options When Advertising Abroad

Translation Options When Advertising Abroad

When scaling successful campaigns to different countries the biggest stumbling block can be the language barrier. Unless you are a fluent or have a babelfish at hand the chances are that you are going to need some help to translate your ad copy. There are a number of options and we have outlined each below in order of cost vs quality.   Google Translate – The cheap and quick solution...