Tom Fang

  • Flagging Whitelisted or Blacklisted Traffic Source Variables in Tracker

    Thrive tracks the performance of custom variables such as keywords, geo-targets, site IDs, publishers, demographics, and much more from your traffic sources, but when you do something with those custom variables on those traffic source, such as blacklisting a particular underperforming keyword or increasing the bid of a well-performing geo target, there isn’t anything you could do to remind your.

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  • Filtering Out Bot Traffic via Thrive Tracker (Incl. Detecting JavaScript!)

    Every traffic source has some % of bot traffic, whether intentional or unintentional. Not only can you not monetize bot traffic, some bots are malicious, whether to scrape your content (e.g. spy tools) or to inflate the number of real visitors, and having these clicks co-mingled with your legitimate traffic stats could mislead your decision making and apparent campaign performance.

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  • How to Track ClickFunnels Upsells (OTO pages) using Thrive

    ClickFunnels is one of the most useful tools for building funnel landing page sequences without the need to know in depth web design. Great for marketers who are non-technical. In ClickFunnels, you may have a sequence of pages. There might be an opt-in, an initial sale, and multiple upsells after that (OTO pages in ClickFunnels).

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  • Thrive Adds Day-Parting Redirection Rules, Referrer-Based Rules, & Offer Notes

    We’ve just added several very useful features to Thrive. Check it out! Day-Parting Redirection Rules Yes, you can finally create redirection rules by time of day! This will allow you to day-part your rotations so you can activate a different funnel for your campaigns based on time of day. To check this out, create a new redirect normally, and select “Time of Day”: Simply en ...

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  • Affiliate Summit East 2015 – A Whirlwind in New York

    August 6, 2015 by Tom Fang Every post that I’ve written about my experiences at Affiliate Summit East (ASE) has been about how each one was better than the last, and this one was no different. It may very well have to do with the trajectory of my company, having grown year over year, and particularly this paste year, we’ve been growing double digits percentage-wise every month.

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  • Thrive Tracker Now Let’s You Create Sub-Users With Restrictive Access Roles

    June 11, 2015 by Tom Fang We have just launched a long-awaited add-on module to our ever-improving tracking product, THRIVE, that will hopefully be a game-changer and one that is able to dramatically improve some of the media buying operations using our software. The Multi-User Access Add-on Module This powerful add-on will allow you to create specific roles for your employe ...

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  • The Cloaker / Bot Filter Add-on Module for Thrive Now Available

    We have just launched our brand new, off the factory line, add-on module for THRIVE to all our users called the Cloaker/Bot Filter module. For the first time, your tracking and cloaking needs can be under one roof! Tutorial Walk-Through We produced a full walk-through tutorial for our users, but I’ve also decided to post it here because it is able to show exactly what this mo ...

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  • Why CNAME is Dangerous When Using Custom Domains with A Tracker

    April 27, 2015 by Tom Fang If you use one of the competing cloud-based trackers out there for your tracking needs like Volume, you’ve perhaps noticed your own campaigns or heard that campaigns of others are starting to get flagged by antivirus and/or traffic sources like Facebook. This results in a very poor user experience for the traffic that you are buying since they wil ...

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  • ClickBank Conversion Tracking via Their “Instant Notification Service”

    April 16, 2015 by Tom Fang For anyone who is using ClickBank or want to start promoting products on ClickBank, THRIVE is now fully integrated with their real time conversion tracking service. If you are a Thrive user already, you know that most of the time you depend on Thrive’s post-back URL to call back to Thrive whenever one of your offers receives a conversion.

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  • POF No Longer Accepting New Advertiser / Affiliate Sign-Ups!

    March 17, 2015 by Tom Fang This is going to be a quick, but very important update for anyone who has created a POF Ads account ( in the past. POF Ads recently announced that they are no longer accepting new advertiser sign-ups indefinitely. They said that this is going to be a trial period to see if they can help existing affiliates succeed instead of br ...

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  • How to Track Multi-Step Up-Sell Funnels: Offer Attributions

    Last week, we did a tutorial on Method 1 of tracking up-sells: tracking One-Click Up-sells. Today, we will introduce a more complicated, but perhaps more powerful, way of tracking up-sells that allows you to attribute up-sell conversions to different offers. So, you can have an offer for the primary conversion, and separate offers for each up-sell and be able to see the ...

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  • How to Track Multi-Step Up-Sell Funnels: One-Click Up-Sells

    If you need to track up-sells for your campaigns, we’ve got you covered in this post. There are 2 ways to track up-sells, and there are benefits to each. Of course, we’ll be demonstrating this with the best tracking platform on the planet: THRIVE. Method 1: One-Click Up-Sells This Method 1 allows you to add additional revenue from your up-sells to an existing sub ID tha ...

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  • Affiliate Summit West 2014 – Vegas Recap

    Last year, regrettably, I had scheduled something during ASW, and I really felt like I missed out on opportunities. This year, that wasn’t going to happen again. As usual, I attack conferences by myself. But, this time, since I had recently made the move to LA, I decided to drive to Vegas. 3 hours and 45 minutes and I was in Sin City! I’m writing this post from my room ...

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  • Add Offers & LPs in Bulk to THRIVE via a CSV File

    From day 1, we at iPyxel Creations have been all about automation in performance marketing. Across our 3 products, that is the ultimate end goal: to automate your entire operation as much as possible. THRIVE is no different. Today, we bring you another automation feature that will allow you to add landing pages and offers into THRIVE in bulk.

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