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    The Eternal Optimist zimmy's Avatar
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    Differentiating sites with links?
    I can't seem to figure out how to build links where I can track which site made the sale. Is there a way to do this?



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    You don't have to track which site made the sale. ShareASale does it for you. You'll see the page URL (and your domain name) associated with the sale in your reports.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeus
    You don't have to track which site made the sale. ShareASale does it for you. You'll see the page URL (and your domain name) associated with the sale in your reports.
    Sometimes that information isn't passed along to the affiliate. I use &afftrack= in the link provided then put in the intials of that site so I know where where the sale came from. Since I run some merchants on multiple sites, this works out fairly well for me.
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    Sometimes that information isn't passed along to the affiliate.
    Quite often, if the referring URL is blank, it means the sale was done thru the cookie and &afftrack= will not help.

    I use &afftrack= when I need to know which link was clicked by my visitors in the case I've several products on my page. Anyway, I appreciate the flexibility SAS gave us.

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    I use &afftrack= in the link provided then put in the intials of that site so I know where where the sale came from.
    Thanks! Can you post a sample link and what it would look like?



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    "Thanks! Can you post a sample link and what it would look like?"

    Just put whatever identifying code you wish to use after the "&afftrack="

    "&afftrack=siteA", "&afftrack=siteB". etc.

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    Just put whatever identifying code you wish to use after the "&afftrack="
    That is almost too easy...
    Me thank you. (As my 3 year old likes to say)



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    doesn't that offend the rule of posting who the client is so they can be induvidually approved?

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    Quote Originally Posted by apcmail
    doesn't that offend the rule of posting who the client is so they can be induvidually approved?
    has to do with identifying the link or site on which a sale happened.

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    Quite often, if the referring URL is blank, it means the sale was done thru the cookie
    Thanks Z - I always wondered what those were

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