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Guide How to track from PropellerAds to PropellerAds Smartlink with PeerClick Tracker

Alex PeerClick

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Hey guys We start this topic cause many affiliates ask our support managers how to work with Smartlinks. Especially it happens when you work with Sources and Affiliate Networks as usual using tracking tools (i.e. PeerClick). Some don't know how to configure out tracker with PropellerAds Smartlinks. Actually it's not so hard as may it seems. To clarify problem I provide you with a guide how to do it in 3 basic steps!
Step 1. Adding PropellerAds as a Traffic Source in PeerClick
To add Propeller Ads to PeerClick open the Sources tab and click New. Choose Propeller Ads from the catalog and press Add. Propeller Ads postback URL and all the available macros will be automatically added to the Source. Don't forget to mark the checkbox Enable postbak

Step 2. Starting a Campaign in PeerClick
Now that we have our Traffic Source in place it is time to set up a new campaign. In PeerClick go to the Campaigns tab and click New. Submit all the relevant details such as your desired Campaign Name Landing Page and the offer(s) associated with this campaign. Choose Propeller Ads as Traffic Source and click Save.
Your Campaign URL will be generated automatically. You may remove the macros you don't wish to use. The only obligatory parameter for conversion tracking is external_id. Copy the link to clipboard.

Step 3. Setting Up Postback to pass conversions to Propeller Ads
Now it is time to make sure that conversions get passed to your Traffic Source. Log into your Propeller Ads Advertiser account and open the Tracking tab. There you will see your personal Postback URL link.

Edit the Postback URL template in your PeerClick account with the actual values from Propeller Ads. Scroll down to the Postback section and click Add. The Postback template will be populated automatically. However in order to complete the setup you need to replace certain parameters with your own unique values that were obtained from your Propeller Ads account. And mark the checkbox Enable postback

Step 4. Launching a campaign in Propeller Ads
In your Propeller Ads account open the Campaigns tab and click the Create Campaign button. Fill in all necessary information about your campaign. Paste the Campaign URL you copied in Step 2 in the Target URL field.

Click Start Campaign. If you go back to Tracking tab you will be able to test your Campaign URL and make sure you have set up everything correctly. Just paste the link into the corresponding field and press Check URL button.

Now you’re all set! Optimizing your Propeller Ads campaigns will be easier than ever with PeerClick. Once again all it takes is 4 steps:
1) Add PropellerAds to your list of Traffic Sources
2) Set up a campaign in PeerClick
3) Transfer Postback values from Propeller Ads to PeerClick
4) Launch a campaign in Propeller Ads
Hope this guide improves your experience and allows you to make the most out of your offers! Happy tracking!
Step 1. Adding PropellerAds Smartlink as a Network in PeerClick
The first step is to add PropellerAds Smartlink as an Affiliate Network in PeerClick. Go to the Networks Tab in your PeerClick account and click New. Since PropellerAds Smartlink is already included in the PeerClick Networks database just Load from template and click Add. The data will be filled in automatically. Copy the Postback URL template and click Save.

Step 2. Obtaining Smartlink in PropellerAds
Go to Smart links tab and push Create Smart Link select your desired Smart LInk select a Landing page and push Get tag . Now you can add a postback from Peerclick copy the postback from previous step. And copy the Smart link URL to clipboard we will add it to Peerclick at next step.

Step 4. Creating an offer in PeerClick
Copy the Smartlink and return to your PeerClick account. Go to Offers tab and click New. Fill in the relevant details such as your desired Offer Name paste your Smartlink into the URL field choose PropellerAds Smartlink as Affiliate Network. Postback URL will be filled in automatically and the {clickid} will be added to your Offer URL automatically specify GEO and click Save.
Peerclick info
Please note that GEO is for reference only and not used for traffic filtering or distribution. All traffic filtering and distribution settings are done in the Campaign tab.
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