Free Affiliate Link Tracker

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I am looking for a FREE affiliate link tracker to track where the clicks on my affiliates links are coming from (referring website/source), specifically for Commission Junction links. I've looked everywhere but all options I've found require payment or free trial with links that expire, which are no good. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    Sorry, but the cheapest decent one I know of will run you a whole $47/month (more if you have a ton of affiliates). That one is OmniStar (a.k.a. OSI Affiliate Software).

    Honestly, if you can't afford to pay about $1.50 per day to track your affiliates, I have to seriously question your business model.
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  • Profile picture of the author SiteNameSales
    Many have free trials, but you'll have to pay eventually. Clickmagic - an affiliate favorite - has a 2 week free trial. I have also used Clickmeter that used to have a free version for 800 hits per month. I don't know what their pricing model is currently.

    One popular limited, free linker is Clixtrac. Do a search for what your looking for you'll find several others I'm sure.
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  • Profile picture of the author John963
    Do you self host your website? if so you can buy one time cost tracking software like ad trackz gold (I have never used it and I have no idea if its any good I just found it from a quick google search). I personally only use google analytics but I don't think its what your looking for tho. You can search google for some more self hosted tracking software.
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  • Profile picture of the author Wile E Coyote
    Technically if you have a little time to set it all up, Google Analytics and redirect links should be able to cover your needs.

    Sure it'll be a little more time consuming to pull the data out of, but it should work.
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    • Profile picture of the author NYPHILLY
      The links are not posted on my website so I don't see how Google Analytics would help
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    • Profile picture of the author NYPHILLY
      I'm not looking for a url/link shortener. I just need tracking to view referring site on affiliate link clicks.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Do you have your own hosting? or are you looking for a hosted solution?
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  • Profile picture of the author Linda Hernandez
    In Shopify, there is an app for that Shopify affiliate tracking app RR LinX you can identify your organic and paid traffic using this with 99% accuracy and can get in-depth reporting.
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  • Profile picture of the author extrememan
    You've properly looked everywhere but want find a decent free tracker. A good one but has a fair monthly price with a free trial is trck.me. Check them out. You might find it useful!
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  • Profile picture of the author Jason Hodgins
    I get you're looking for free, but besides Google analytics the best bet is to dump the money on https://www.clickmagick.com/ almost all of the free ones I know of or used to use have now reduced their free tier and started charging as well. It's a jungle out there.

    ~Jay
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  • Profile picture of the author hynds
    I think you can add the UTM code tailor to each link you're building. Example with this WF, you can add https://yourlink?utm_source=wf&utm_m..._campaign=sale
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  • Profile picture of the author agmccall
    If you want to pay crap you will receive crap

    good luck

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  • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
    You could create a simple redirect script that writes whatever info you want to collect a file.

    It would be raw data and you would have to decipher it in whatever way you want on your own.

    But it would give you simple barebone stats and would be free.
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