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Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd February 2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: ClickMagik - Improvely vs Google UTM?

A few of Improvely's benefits over GA:


Tracks real people not just sessions, with an infinite tracking window even if cookies are cleared
Shows you all their visits leading up to buying
...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 19th September 2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Anyway to stop click fraud?

We have dozens of locksmiths as clients at Improvely, using it because of significant click fraud problems. Just more anecdata I suppose.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 30th June 2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: MaxBounty : Tracking !!

Yes, that's the one I was suggesting you try changing, the subid on the MaxBounty link (mb01.com...)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: How to track leads?

Seems to me the only way you'll know if an e-mail and phone number you hand over to a business converted is by asking -- the business and/or the lead -- whether that happened. No software is going to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,415
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Tracking Craigslist Views with Google Analytics

This wouldn't work. While it would generate a request to that URL, the browser takes the response and attempts to display it as an image, it doesn't run it through the HTML and JavaScript parsers and...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 29th June 2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: MaxBounty : Tracking !!

Maybe S2 doesn't show up in the report, only in callbacks? Have you tried using S1 and seeing if the clicks show up? Or asking MaxBounty directly?
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th June 2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: How to track conversion rates for CPA offers?

A lot of analytics tools will work with affiliate programs that can pass in tracking info via your offer URLs. That info shows up in your commission reports, which lets you link the commissions back...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 75
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: ASK any example of hi converting banner?

This one 10x's the CTR and CR of most of my other banners for some reason. I don't even think it's that attractive, but it pulls the clicks wherever I run it.

http://i.imgur.com/DytTKpW.png
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Conversion tracker

Have you checked out Improvely?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Profiting From Website With No Affiliate Program

Most profitable websites do not monetize through affiliate programs. They sell things, or run ads, via a network like Google AdSense or DFP. That's not to say there's anything wrong with affiliate...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 21st February 2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Anyway to stop click fraud?

It's entirely possible for someone to load the ad's clickthrough URL (google.com/aclk...), registering a click with Google, but without following the redirect to your website, which means it'll never...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th January 2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Did you buy ads from WarriorForum? $100 per day

I had some success with marketing Improvely through WF banners. I've run the campaigns a couple times. Here's the metrics for one of the better ones:

http://i.imgur.com/1cPI9Sn.png

The CPC came...
Forum: Email Marketing 12th January 2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Mailchimp Conversions/Analytics

Not everyone that puts in an e-mail address will click the link in their mail to join your list. It's just a fact of life. Nothing you write on your site will change it.
Forum: Email Marketing 20th May 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,392
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Email marketing, how to start building your list?

Tracking real people, not just clicks. Building profiles of their past activity, so you can see the whole picture (they came from this ad, then from this ad, then signed up for this list, then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,434
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: BEST Conversion Tracking Software?

https://www.improvely.com

Improvely can do what you need -- cross-domain tracking, track multiple sales or other conversion goals per person, revenue metrics to the individual ad/keyword/LP/etc.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: I need your commission reports!

I don't need any of your data, just the format of the files, as I said :)

I'm not going to go join and half-heartedly market a bunch of stuff I know nothing about just to learn column headers of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Dan Grossman
I need your commission reports!

I could really use some help from a couple people that are active with affiliate marketing.

I'm working on a spreadsheet-based tool for affiliates (still a secret, sorry! but will probably be free...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th February 2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Question about using Improvely and Leadpages together

Improvely's tracking works on any domain, even across domains (your landing pages and conversion pages can be on different domains too, and every lead/sale will still be tracked back to the source).
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 13th December 2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Any Contacts At Voluum or Improvely?

hello@improvely.com is the contact e-mail for Improvely. It's on the website and you'll get a real person there. No need to ask on random forums ;)
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 4th December 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Dealing With Click Fraud?

Hi Chad,

NephoScale is a hosting company, which means those visits are coming from some type of bot or crawler rather than a human. They could be malicious, or they could be some kind of...
Forum: Email Marketing 3rd October 2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Building trackable links

It does, but that doesn't mean you need a separate script for each user, it just means the one script needs to know what PDF file goes with each user. You could store that mapping in a database, or...
Forum: Email Marketing 3rd October 2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Building trackable links

How do you create and distribute these personal PDF files today?

Regardless of your answer, you don't need a separate PHP file for each person. The one PHP file already knows who clicked it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: best cost effective or free tracking website/sw for beginner?

If you're looking to keep track of things that happen on your own website, Google Analytics will do everything you need as a beginner for free.

If you're looking to track affiliate sales/leads...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: How Do I Track Buyers from an Affiliate Promotion??

The documentation would be specific to whatever e-mail service and affiliate networks you're using.

Ex:

Aweber's merge tags list:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: How Do I Track Buyers from an Affiliate Promotion??

Use merge codes to include each mail recipient's e-mail address in the subid field of the affiliate links you place in the mail. When you get a sale, their e-mail will appear next to the commission...
Forum: Social Media 28th September 2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Best FB Ads tracking software

If you're only advertising this webpage on Facebook, and that's the only way people can find it, then Facebook's conversion pixel will give you all the data you need.

If you're advertising on...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 28th September 2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,580
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Self Hosted Vs Cloud Based Tracking Solutions

Improvely gives you these numbers for every traffic source, paid and organic.

Ex, here's a snippet of a report for 3 different ads:

http://i.imgur.com/xOGH1gR.png...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Clickbank Tracking Problem

Probably just a bot spidering the cached copies of your old webpages in archive.org or something like that.

Much less mysterious than the OP's problem of hops on products he's *never* promoted.
Forum: Social Media 27th September 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Best FB Ads tracking software

What are you advertising? Your own site? A landing page? An e-commerce store? Direct linking to affiliate offers? Are you advertising on multiple channels at the same time? Are you able to make use...
Forum: Email Marketing 27th September 2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Building trackable links

I don't think the Google URL builder will work here since the URL you'll be adding UTM parameters to, a PDF file, can't host the JavaScript code that reads those parameters from the URL. Those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Clickbank Tracking Problem

Any chance you've created multiple accounts and logged in with the wrong username? It sounds silly, but somehow a ton of people do that on my websites all the time.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 24th September 2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Visitors/Lead attribution

Improvely will also tell you the original traffic source of a visitor/conversion, no matter how many times they've come back to your site or how long has elapsed between visits. It keeps track of all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: PREPARE TO FAIL. JUST FAIL FAST AND FAIL FORWARD

You never leave the "trial and error" period no matter how successful you get. Even large, established companies are continually creating new products, new services, running new marketing campaigns...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Is it possible to track Google Shorten URL in Google Analytics

The clicks on these links will appear in GA with all the relevant campaign/source/medium/etc info you tagged them with in the GA URL Builder. That info is picked up from the query string of the URL...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: What is Tracking and why do we need to do it?

Let's imagine you are advertising a weight loss pill.

You earn $25 every time someone buys it through your link. You have $2000 to spend on advertising.

You spend $1000 to run a banner ad for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: need help getting internet explorer traffic.

Actually, more people are using IE every day; its market share has been growing for some time now. Most of those users are on IE11, on Windows 8.1 -- new computers, not old ones -- they're potential...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: BuySellAds Alternative

If it's a larger site, they're probably on exchanges and you can e.g. target them as a URL placement via Google AdWords in a display ad campaign.

If it's a smaller site, and they're always sold...
Forum: Email Marketing 22nd September 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Get response and JVzoo problems??? Help - please!

JVZoo and GetResponse both offer APIs:

JVZIPN - Powered by Kayako case Help Desk Software (http://support.jvzoo.com/Knowledgebase/Article/View/17/0/jvzipn)

ApiDocs - Getting Started /...
Forum: Social Media 22nd September 2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Problem with Facebook campaign

It is not normal for your ad clicks to not show up in your tracking software. Something is not set up right and you must fix it before you pay for more clicks that likely aren't reaching your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Google Analytics is Now Insane

Consider Piwik, an installable alternative:

Free Web Analytics Software (http://piwik.org/)
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 18th September 2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Do solo ads work for ecommerce and are they spam?

Let's say you pick 10,000 random people from around the world who are desperate enough for money to have signed up for some MMO e-mail list. Now you pay that list owner to send out an ad for some...
Forum: Email Marketing 18th September 2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,036
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Sending emails to 100,000+- cheapest provider? Please help.

Simply a misunderstanding, then. You agreed with me completely. I said "DELIVERING the mail is not an option", which would mean self-hosting the SMTP part as well. That's what I assumed you were...
Forum: Suggestion Forum 18th September 2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,858
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: WSOs

Oh, neither do I. The forum doesn't require you get any e-mails or manually subscribe to threads.

http://i.imgur.com/8KEuUAC.png

http://i.imgur.com/tkeIERz.png
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: how is testing done?

Split test everything.

The metric to compare is ROI, return on investment. If you have a lot of upsells, or sell subscriptions of some sort, it may take months to truly know which combination of...
Forum: Suggestion Forum 18th September 2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,858
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: WSOs

Everything new is unfamiliar at first. Give it a try. Submit the form and you'd see that the second screen is just a box to write your post. You just have to choose some options first now. You don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: How Do I Pay Sub-Contractors Through Payoneer?

You need to open a Payoneer account yourself first and fund it. Then you can use the "Withdrawal" menu and choose "To another Payoneer account" to send money to your sub-contractor.

Be sure to...
Forum: Email Marketing 18th September 2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,036
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Sending emails to 100,000+- cheapest provider? Please help.

Delivering the mail on your own is simply not an option for a large list if you want the mail to end up in peoples' inboxes. No matter how clean your web host, big mail providers like Yahoo! will not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 987
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Where do I find affiliates?

If you are selling to other marketers, which it sounds like you are from your signature, then your customers are going to be your best affiliates. Make sure your website and your post-sale followups...
Forum: Email Marketing 18th September 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,036
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Sending emails to 100,000+- cheapest provider? Please help.

As expected of a company selling "unlimited mails to unlimited people" for a couple bucks, all four of their welcome/confirmation mails went straight to my spam folder. The reason you pay...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: How mush costs you pay monthly or annualy ?

+1.

When you have product/keyword/lander fit that produces $5 for every $1 you spend on clicks, you put every dollar you have into it. The only thing limiting ad spend is the search volume on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: How mush costs you pay monthly or annualy ?

~$2000/month on hosting
~$1000/month on credit card processing
~$3000/month on marketing, analytics/dashboards/tools, and mundane stuff like paying the accountant

The biggest expense is just...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th September 2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Computer problem

Great. Then all you have is a webpage open or a browser extension that's making the beeps. There's nothing wrong with your computer. If it's a webpage, you'll notice a speaker icon appears in the tab...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th September 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Computer problem

In the lower right corner of the screen, on the taskbar, click the speaker icon. Click the "mixer" link at the bottom of the volume slider that opens up. Next time you hear the beeping happening, go...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 17th September 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Configuring Voluum Tracking with Affiliiate Network

Does Voluum not offer support for their product?
Forum: Programming 17th September 2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Why does this not work on Mobile?

You probably need to bind to touch events instead of click events. You don't click things on mobile browsers, you tap them.

This might be helpful:
...
Forum: Website Design 17th September 2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Dan Grossman
Re: Wordpress Changing Themes - Moving Content?

A theme is just a set of files. You have full ability to edit these files. If it doesn't give you a menu to insert a logo, then open the header.php file of the theme and insert it in the HTML code...
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