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How to Create Your Own Push-Notifications

By Administrator • July 11, 2018

How to Create Your Own Push-Notifications Moderator mrbruan strikes again! "Today we will create our own pushes for our own campaigns. So, you will collect users and if you're running a good amount of traffic, you will have a big base of users that you can monetize! And it will be already free traffic!" Wakeboarder Trying to Get Some POP Working Member wakeboarder was about to give up on running sweepstakes offers on pop traffic, but 2 weeks later made a big come back to break into 3-figures/day in profit! Desktop POP Traffic + Pin Submit With most affiliates having flocked to mobile in the last few years, the prices of desktop traffic has come down! Member adserk is taking advantage of this successfully - and very generously shares a simple script that according to his results can increase conversion rates on desktop traffic by 2-3 times! How Not to Give Up on Affiliate Marketing Before You Actually Master It? And "oldie but goodie" post by the legendary Matuloo - this is a must-read post for all members! It has received a whopping 158 thanks to date, so you KNOW it's valuable.

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How to Get Alerted Instantly When Google Flags One of Your Landing Page Domains

By Administrator • July 04, 2018

How to Get Alerted INSTANTLY When Google Flags One of Your LP Domains Stop wasting money on sending visitors to google's red screen of death! Member whisperscuba has built a software that can monitor all your domains 24/7, and send you an email and text message alert if a domain is flagged. Check it out now! Premium POPs + Sweepstake. Around $1000/Day and $128000 Revenue in Month Member roman binom showing some sexy screenshots of stats on a pop campaign. So no, pop traffic is definitely NOT dead! Why the Weekend Drop in CR Adult Dating? Member vantagezone had his first taste of scaling an adult pop campaign to nearly $300/day. Lots of great advice from moderator Matuloo and the rest of the community, and of course lots of valuable insight from vantagezone himself. Whisper's Journey to a Profitable Pops Campaign Started this follow-along merely 3 weeks ago, member whisperscuba is discovering the magic of scaling to multiple new traffic sources, and is even seeing some green! A Lurker Takes Action Member michaelthecoder, after struggling for months to make sweeps+pop work, decided to start a follow-along thread to get some guidance from the forum - and is finally achieving profits! Remote: App Promo & Media Buyer Directors Wanted! Logan are after a creative and ambitious Performance Media Buyer AND a App Promotion Director to join their fast-growing advertising company. Both are full-time positions and they're accepting worldwide remote applicants.

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How to Increase Conversion Rate by 400% by Enabling HTTPS

By Administrator • June 20, 2018

How to Enable SSL/HTTPS for Your Campaigns with VOLUUM has revealed that HTTPS links convert 4 TIMES BETTER than HTTP links! Moderator matuloo provides a step-by-step on how you can take advantage of this secret intel if you're using Voluum. 2 Dead Simple Ways How to Setup SSL/HTTPS for FREE with CloudFlare/ServerPilot Following matuloo's post above, moderator erikgyepes made this post to show 2 ways you can use to get an SSL certificate for your domain - and at least one of them is free! Winning Concepts in Ecommerce Moderator pekadis, our in-house ecommerce expert, details 5 ecommerce concepts that have contributed to his success. Book Summary: Ecommerce Evolved by Tanner Larsson Moderator vortex has taken one of the best ecommerce books ever written, and summarized the first part into a series of 5 posts! Implement these practical tips and tricks on how to set up and promote your ecommerce store today, and watch your profits soar! Wanted: Business Development Manager for Appmeditation Leading-edge in-app monetization powerhouse Appmediation are looking for a Business Development Manager in either Barcelona or their Tallinn office. Appmediation is driven by constant innovation that is made possible through cutting-edge technology and brilliant people who make it all happen. They're a fun close-knit team and are looking for someone passionate to join their sales team. Wanted: Advertiser Manager at Adcash Want to represent one of the industry leaders? Adcash are looking to hire a Advertiser Manager in Barcelona. The role's daily goal is to approach new potential advertisers and agencies accounts using all the company's tools at your disposal. This is how you'll really get to network and increase your clout and connections in the affiliate industry.

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Guide: How to Safeguard LPs from Chrome Flagging

By Administrator • June 13, 2018

Guide: How to Safeguard LPs from Chrome Flagging Running pop traffic? Sick of Google flagging your landing pages every other day? Learn this one simple trick from moderator thedudeabides on how to avoid this problem! Crypto ICO's = Kickstarter 2.0 – Mad Gains, Mad Risk Levels Fresh out-of-the-oven by matuloo, our in-house crypto expert. "One way or another, ICOs are an excellent example of how crypto can make things's never been this easy to collect a lot of $$$ for a fresh startup or to invest into one." Close to 2 Million in Turnover - Men's Bracelets Moderator pekadis reveals this extremely lucrative market that still has plenty of space for us to get a slice of the pie from. The Ultimate Facebook Newbie Tutorial 2018 - Part 2 - Accounts Part 2 of stickupkid's kickass tutorial is out! In this lesson, he talks about the different types of Facebook accounts, and some pros and cons of each.

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800k Revenue in 42 Days - 1 Campaign - 97% ROI

By Administrator • June 06, 2018

Mation's FB Case Study: 800k Revenue in 42 Days - 1 Campaign - 97% ROI Member Mation shares details on a LIVE Facebook campaign he's current still running! You'll find extremely valuable and practical tips on how to find the best ad angles, how to combat FB's recent erratic behavior and their flagging of account, how to target/bid/scale, and more! Later this week, in this same thread, mation will be dropping 2 super-secret tips on how to maximize the success of FB advertising, so be sure to subscribe to the thread and stay-tuned for updates! Getting Easy Profit from Push Traffic in PropellerAds (Bulgaria) Moderator mrbraun strikes again! In this case study, mrbraun reveals the landing page, text, and image of his push campaign targeting Bulgaria. He also drops a ton of tips on how to monetize PUSH traffic, and shows sky-high ROIs of similar campaigns he's running - one of which is doing 986.2% ROI! Today: Two FB Accounts - Tier 1 - Pin Submit - 500% ROI Moderator stickupkid spills the beans on how he's killing it with Pin Submits on Facebook, by targeting broad and barely touching his camps - they're practically making money for him on autopilot. And with an audience size of 9 million, profits from this campaign probably won't be drying up anytime soon! Shopify + Oberlo + Aliexpress + Facebook Member Sam Frost is already making £300-£400/day in revenue with his 2-week-old shopify store! I'll be keeping my eye on this one! 2 Lessons Learned By (Pay Special Attentiom to TIP #2!) Want to 4x your conversion rate for iOS traffic (on Safari Browser)? Find out how here! Work For an Affiliate Industry Leader! Adcash are hiring a Native Acquisition Expert Do you have experience in native advertising with a proven record in prospecting new clients? Adcash, the advanced real-time ad trading platform, is looking to recruit a Native Acquisition Expert to join their vibrant community of advertising gurus, IT geniuses, nerds and unicorns! Either in Tallinn, Estonia or Barcelona, Spain. Affiliate Manager Wanted: $120k+ a year / Converting Ads ConvertingAds are looking for a English speaking communicative Affiliate Manager with strong sales skills to join their office in Prague. Support and grow their affiliate network while land very high remuneration based on performance. Plus attend industry events! The ultimate learn while you earn opportunity.

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The Ultimate Facebook Newbie Tutorial 2018

By Administrator • May 30, 2018

The Ultimate Facebook Newbie Tutorial 2018 - Introduction STM's in-house Facebook expert, Moderator stickupkid has started posting a much-anticipated tutorial for newbies wanting to learn how to launch campaigns on Facebook. First lesson has been posted, with the rest to come out in the near future. Facebook + Shopify + General Store "Another quick update here, I'm now consistently doing mid $xxx/day now with occasionally hit $xxxx on the good days." $250/day camp - working on 2x-ing it Member adserk has implemented some of the great advice received to this thread, and profits have gone up to $350/day and will likely continue increasing! Keep an eye on this thread to see how big this member can scale! What's the best way to expand with eCommerce outside of Dropshipping? As the dropshipping ecommerce model works less and less well, more store owners are asking this exact question. Ecommerce pekadis has come by to drop some major knowledge bombs in this thread - a must-read! Steal This Method to Outsource the Clean Up of Your Landing Pages to a VA Very useful share by member silvertongue: "I've refined the job description to a point where I no longer have to get involved in the process. I simply chose my landers, hire a programmer on Upwork, and have the optimized landing pages delivered to my email 1-2 days later." Affjobs Gig! Voluum expert needed. Affjobs Gigs! is here, and if you haven't heard it's a super efficient way to hire experienced affiliates for one-off tasks, at a minuscule price! Like this Gig, seeking a Voluum Expert. Wanted: Native Media Buyer [Remote] Shinez is a distribution platform for viral stories. If you're super talented on Native, they need to hear from you.

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How to Make Money with CRYPTO CURRENCIES

By Administrator • May 23, 2018

How to Make Money with/from CRYPTO CURRENCIES Been wanting to explore bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Check out the ultimate beginner's guide on how to make money from crypto - from buying and HODL'ing, to trading, to mining, and more! What Copywriting Book Impacted Me the Most? A list of copywriting books recommended by Mr. Drew Whitman, the author of Ca$hvertising. This is the 2nd post on STM by the copywriting legend after his intro post. A must-read. 10 GB of FB Election Ads & Data Released Images of Facebook ads the Russians purchased in attempt to alter the 2016 U.S. Election, released by Congress in PDF format. Info revealed includes ad spend. Just, wow! When Do I Have To Be Worried About CR Drops? Experiencing mysterious drops in CR you can't explain? One possibility may be that the advertiser is scrubbing. Get valuable tips on how to fix this issue. How to Deal With Having to Restart From Zero All the Time? Sick and tired of dealing with campaigns and even verticals dying on you all the time? The community chimes in with some good suggestions on how you can sleep better at night. Complying with GDPR With GDPR coming into effect in a couple of days, find advice in this thread on how to make your sites compliant. Announcing: Affjobs Gigs! Affjobs are taking it to the next level and introducing Affjobs Gigs! A super efficient way to hire experienced affiliates for one-off tasks, at a minuscule price! Rumour has it Upwork’s shares just plummeted. List your Gig! for only $10. Explore Affjobs Gigs! Put your unique affiliate skillset to the test - earn cash for one-off tasks! From helping with a funnel build on FunnelFlux, to solving a Voluum tracking issue, there's a range of marketers that need your help...Now! Wanted: Ad Buyer to Manage Global Campaigns Epic opportunity! ConvertingAds are after a FB/Google/Native Ads Media Buyer to launch and optimize worldwide marketing campaigns from their modern office in Prague. There's a base salary and rack up the commission with on-target earnings. Plus travel to global conferences included.

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FB Disapproval Reasons Full List

By Administrator • May 16, 2018

FB Disapproval Reasons Full List "While doing some digging into the Page history feature that Facebook is testing, I came across this in their code...a full & current list of current ad disapproval reasons." (POP campaigns) What Hour Do You Usually Launch Campaigns to Test? "Should you never launch a pop campaign for testing during your geo's night time and early waking hours?" See the informative answers that ensued. Popads Dead for Traffic? Only Ever Trickles, Never Volume A member is frustrated about the low traffic levels they're getting from PopAds. The community shares their insights on the topic. Balancing "Statistical Significance" and "Banner Burnout"? Lots of good tips from the veterans. WeQ are hiring in Japan & Russia! Experts in mobile ad tech, WeQ are looking to hire for two roles in Japan and Russian to help drive user acquisition and engagement at a global scale. Wide Markets are seeking an eCom Advertising Manager Wide Markets ltd are after an Advertising Manager (m/f) for their new offices in NY and CA, USA. The role entails executing and managing user acquisition partnerships with leading Apparel & Fashion eCommerce stores. Ending Soon: Digital Remedy are seeking an Affiliate Account Manager Digital Remedy need a Affiliate Account Manager in NYC to run diverse Direct Response accounts and affiliate networks which deliver cross-channel performance marketing strategies across a myriad of DSP, social media and digital platforms.

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