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Postback affiliate sales to Google Analytics and Google Ads

For an affiliate website I want to upgrade my tracking and statistics insights. Current situation: - I have succesfully set up postback from the different affiliate partners to my (wordpress) website ...
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Content relevant affiliate links - use nofollow?

My site offers basically expert articles on various subjects. Visitors often ask something like "OK, but what do you recommend i buy?" So I decided to use an affiliate program. I make links to open ...
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Affiliate networks: what work do they involve on my store?

I run a fairly successful online store. I would like to join an affiliate network to drive more traffic to my site, and I would like to know what sort of technical effort this involves. Let's say ...
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Affiliate networks: how are they implemented?

How do affiliate networks work, at a technical level? I am an experienced web developer, so no need to simplify. My current project has required me to do some research in the world of affiliate ...
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Affiliate Custom Campaign Parameters reports in Google Analytics

I am using an affiliate software which automatically passes custom parameters for all affiliate traffic. This custom parameter variable name doesn't match with standard Google campaign parameters. ...
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How can I earn from the internet? [closed]

I have done some searches on the best ways to start earning from the internet, But I found it's very interlaced and found many controversy. Some say affiliate earns good, some say no and says it's ...
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Multi country Amazon affiliate links

I know how to create Amazon affiliate product links in my YouTube video descriptions. The problem is that (AFAIK) the affiliate links are to the Amazon.com site. Many of my viewers are coming from ...
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Proxy Sale - Affiliate Fraud on Thank You page

I have implemented CPS affiliate sale tracking pixels on thank you page using GTM and tracking sales through GA. When I checked conversion path in GA, I suspect there might be proxy sales happening ...
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Can I take images directly from Google for my affiliate site?

I have an affiliate site and I am new on this platform. I want to add images into my site. Can I take images from Google directly without changing anything for them?
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Is it legal to mention some affiliate companies as our sponsors in website?

I have registered a few affiliate marketing companies to make some addtional money. There are 125*125 banners are displayed in right side of the website for them. Let assume that they Bluehost, ...
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Find which /?src=<affiliate> is reponsible for goal conversions

I would like to know which source / affiliate link are responsible for a goal conversion. In Google Analytics, I tried Conversions > Goals > Reverse goal path. But unfortunately, all I see is that ...
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How can affiliate sales be tracked across a users various devices?

Someone, with who I will have an affiliate link partnership, has put a link to my e-shop: http://www.example.com/?source=userA. I'd like to track my sales that happen thanks to his link. What ...
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Is legal to make a post promoting an affiliate link for a product or service I did not test?

Can I put affiliate links on my site without first testing the product or services?
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Can Google Analytics UTM tags allow me to track affiliates as a class while giving enough detail to pay individual affiliates?

I have a website with google analytics and ecommerce tracking enabled. I was thinking about giving potential affiliates a unique utm tag so we can track clicks specifically from those links and then ...
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Affiliate links bad for SEO?

I was wondering how bad are affiliate links for SEO. I remember several years ago, I thought it might be a great idea to make a few extra bucks with eBay affiliate program on my ecommerce site. ...
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necessity of collecting SSN's for 1099's (re Affiliate programs) [closed]

first post here, and hopefully I'm posting to the correct Stackexchange (if I'm posting in the wrong place, let me know!) My question is basically this: I have an idea for a web service that would ...
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Is rel=“nofollow” necessary for a sponsered link through a redirect script disallowed by robots.txt?

Paid links (e.g. affiliate links) should have the rel="nofollow" attribute added them to prevent passing on PageRank. But is this necessary if the URL is already blocked by robots.txt? Example: Let's ...
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Why do websites openly state that some links are affiliate links?

I have seen websites openly state that some of their links are affiliate links and that they will be earning a small commission each time someone clicks through their link and purchases. I am ...
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Unexplained spike in Affiliate conversions

I've been seeing a massive conversion spike in affiliate sales (Pepperjam single advertiser). But no change in traffic. I'll show three months below, but I could just as easily go back years and the ...
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Will changing my Amazon Affiliate links affect my SEO?

I recently downloaded the plug-in Eazy Azon to enable geo-linking for my Amazon Affiliates. I have one post in particular that is highly ranked on Google. According to Easy Azon, I need to replace ...
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Make affiliate links to my site on a separate domain?

I am working on a project that works like this: My site is brand.com. I sell some products on this site and in order to promote it I allow webmasters to signup for an affiliate program. So they can ...
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Why are redirected URLs displayed in SERP?

I use a permalink redirect mode for affiliate links. Something similar to www.example.com/out/google → this will 302 redirect to google.com. All these redirected URLs display in search using the ...
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Commission Junction links are registering tons of (probably false) clicks

I have a sidebar of commission junction ads, and they are plain text links (a-tags) with rel="nofollow" attributes in them I'm getting hundreds of "clicks" per day in my daily stats on CJ's dashboard....
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Monetise website via Amazon affiliate? Or other means

I have an idea for an information based website that would potentially drive a large amount of traffic to a particular destination. Initially I wanted to drive traffic to the products own website but ...
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What do the different parameters in an Amazon Associates (affiliates) URL do? (Why use the Associates interface?)

I know it's possible to turn any Amazon link into an affiliate link simply by appending your Associates tracking ID to the end of the Amazon URL, so this: amazon.com/gp/product/B002RPCOH8/ becomes ...
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Redirect to an affiliate using PHP or JavaScript redirect?

I was asked to introduce a unified self hosted URL-Shortener/Forwarder/Tracking Service for an website that earns money from affiliates. One example I found was one of the bigger german sites for ...
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Google penalty resulting from duplicate content and backlinks on dealer websites

We have a dealer network that sells our products, as a bonus we give them an extra 25% off our products from the normal wholesale price if they put our products on their site. We recently got hit ...
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Use Google Analytics UTM codes and referral at same time

I have two different affiliate networks sending me traffic, all tracked using UTM codes; network A medium=affiliates source=affiliatenetworkA network B medium=affiliates source=affiliatenetworkB ...
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Does Google Analytics show Bing or Yahoo search keywords under organic when traffic was sent by an affiliate?

This is a very specific problem and I have two questions to ask regarding it. Recently, it came to my attention that an outside affiliate was buying PPC search words for a term on Yahoo and Bing. ...
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Affiliate backlinks with 301 redirect not displaying in Webmaster Tools

I have an affiliate program that is hosted on a different site and server. It is an eCommerce site that accepts payments for my products. So all my affiliate links are pointing to this eCommerce site ...
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Tracking affiliate referrals and sales with Google Analytics events

OK this is my situation. I did a lot of reading about GA events and I'm not still quite sure how I will be implementing this. I have a website that is accepting affiliates. I sell lots of genuine ...
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Is Amazon Affiliate program rewarding also leads from partner vendors (vendors “hosted” by Amazon)?

I would like to join the Affiliate program of Amazon and I am wondering, if the comissions are paid only for the products sold and shipped by Amazon itself or if I can "link" also to the products of ...
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How to tell which advertiser is a commission from in CommissionJunction.com?

I recently joined CommissionJunction.com and I signed up for different advertisers. The problem in reporting is that it shows the commissions and leads, but not who the lead is from. Is there a way ...
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Are Amazon affiliate links bad for SEO?

Example: For a PC game review website would it be bad for SEO to have one Amazon affiliate link in addition to the game review? Since these links would be coded in the form of <iframe> would ...
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Can you track PayPal purchases across sites?

Basically, I want to sell stuff as an affiliate, but I would like to keep the user on my site and do the checkout on my site for usability purposes. If a user buys something from a shop on my site, ...
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Amazon affiliate and multilanguage

I do not know where else to post this question, I hope this StackExchange site is the right one. I have a multi-language site (blog), with several reviews pointing to amazon affiliate product page. ...
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Amazon Affiliate search using a movie title

I am currently working on a movie trailer site. I have over 300 movies and I do not want to add an amazon affiliate link to each one individually. Does amazon offer any sort of api that will allow me ...
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Doing affiliate program with shops who don't have a program already set up

I am developing an online shop which has managed to agree with other shops to a comission per sale. Now, the problem, is these other shops don't have any kind of affiliate system. So my question is, ...
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SEO Google Publisher Network

I'm just about to start a new business which creates niche affiliate sites. I'm curious about the impacts to me from Google of all the URLs being hosted with the same Analytics tags, Webmaster Tool ...
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How to measure the conversion rate of your Amazon affiliate program?

I plan on selling products through the Amazon affiliate program. What I know I can track is: -what products people view on my website (default Google Analytics pageview behaviour). -what affiliate ...
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Track sales and commission with third-party tool

I have a clothing website where I link to various clothing retailers. I have reached an agreement with one of the retailers whereby they will pay a commission to us for every sale they make from ...
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As an affiliate, how do you know if a sale is made?

I want to start doing affiliate marketing on a blog. Now I have someone who wants to advertise who has contacted me. How do I know if he has made a sale to a user who came through my website? Is ...
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Which affiliate offer non-standard 250x90 banner ad size?

Do you know any affiliate that offers this non-standard banner ad size?
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Advice On Price Comparison Affiliate Programs [closed]

I want a price comparison feature on my site similar to Consumer Reports' "Price & Shop" section. They use PriceGrabber.com, but as far as I can tell they have a special deal with CR, so I can't ...
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Whats the Quickest and Cheapest Solution to setup a Affiliate Program for an Online Product?

I have a simple HTML landing page setup for an online product I want to sell. This product is a hardcover book. I want to be able to allow other people to setup their own landing pages and make a ...
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Domain registration partnership + availability check

I would like to create a simple module for my website that prints keywords and tells the user if the keyword is available to register as domain. Is there any domain name registrar who gives any kind ...
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Transfer page from internal to external

Currently I have a website with a list of audio products (essentially a search engine for audio deals). http://www.soundplaza.co.uk Once you go to the details page, you can then press the 'view deal' ...
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Affiliate program for a programming blog? [closed]

I run a blog. I've started to get some traffic (currently approx 7000 unique visitors / month). Is that enough to make some money on ads? If so, are there any affiliate networks targeting .NET / ...
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Can I test my affiliate ID on a dummy webpage without it being suspended?

I was recently accepted into the Amazon affiliate program, as I'm planning on advertising books I read on my website. Before going live with my website, I would like to: test the whole affiliate ...
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Trying to push an affiliate program onto members, how soon is too soon?

On a site I run we have recently launched an affiliate program - one of the groups of people we want to target as potential affiliates are current members of the site - I mean who better to sell a ...