Introduction to Using Clickbank.com


Clickbank is the largest affiliate network of digital products in the world. With over 10,000 digital products, including anything from e-books on dog-training, to training manuals on how to make money online, this network will allow you to find just about any informational product to sell online in just about any industry.

There are several different components of Clickbank that you need to understand in order to be able to find your way around efficiently and choose products based on the correct criteria. In this tutorial we are going to walk you through everything from setting-up a Clickbank account to grabbing your linking codes. We'll also outline how to take advantage of a great Clickbank tool offered here at Wealthy Affiliate and show you how to choose "quality" products to promote.

Signing-up For Your Free Account

Before you can promote any of the products within the Clickbank network, you need to have your own unique nickname. It is absolutely free to sign-up for an account and register your nickname. This can be done by visiting the following page:

https://accounts.clickbank.com/public/#/signup/form/key/

Note that Clickbank only allows advertisers from certain countries to join. If your country of residence is not on their list, you will not be able to promote products on the Clickbank network. If this is the case, please do not feel like you are out of luck. There are many other networks online that will likely accept your country and these include:

Cj.com
Linkshare.com
Shareasale.com
Performics.com
ClixGalore.com



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Cinderella5 Premium
What are refund rates? And why should I worry?
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@RICH. Premium
Clickbank offers a 60 day money back guarantee to buyers.
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Cinderella5 Premium
Thank you so much.
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carterr7634 Premium
I am trying to promote google sniper and I put my nickname in and a tracking id and i hit the create button. I copy the hoplink and paste it and it doesnt work.

This is the page that keeps coming up. what am i doing wrong?
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steved333 Premium
Clickbank no longer supports Google Sniper. It's still in the marketplace, but it doesn't work anymore. According to Clickbank: "This site is no longer in service or has been disabled due to a terms of service violation." :-/
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philaccardo Premium
Very useful:
I have a question: How do I advert CB products?
I was thinking about creating a site just for CB produts.
Would then I advert each product singularly or the whole site?
How?
Thankyou
Best
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Tw1 Premium
Since Clickbank products vary so much, it might be very difficult to list them on a single site. I actually would recommend that you build a niche site for each different type of product.

If there are several products of the same nature, you might be able to have them on one site.

Just my thoughts..

Tom
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nathaniell Premium
Clickbank products are diverse. You should base your website on a niche/topic/theme, not on an affiliate network. It makes more sense to build a website about dieting, rather than dieting + make money + cake making, etc.
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Tw1 Premium
Good Advice Nathaniell!
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ravenshadow Premium
what are the step to actually list a click bank item on to my webpage?
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MarimN Premium
Thank you Carson.
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clickbank : This site is no longer in service or has been disabled due to a terms of service violation.
i get this error when I try to click on any of my affiliate link at clickbank. Any help please?
Thanks
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clickbank This site is no longer in service or has been disabled due to a terms of service violation.
Any help?
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apostleP Premium
Do I need a personal website to promote products on Clickbank?
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AngelaHall Premium
no you do not but it comes in handy
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apostleP Premium
Thank you very much,I m trying to put the pieces of the puzzle together
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AngelaHall Premium
take your time - the pieces will all come together as you learn. It is a big learning curve. I used to get really frustrated in the beginning.
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emilyjean22 Premium
my click bank looks a lot different and I don't see a create hoplink button...can anyone help?
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leoemery Premium
When you're in clickbank (marketplace) and you've found a product or service you want to promote, click the red promote button - a pop up window will appear - it will automatically have your nickname in there - and you can add a tracking ID if you want, now click the Create button, a new pop up window will appear with your hop link created
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emilyjean22 Premium
awesome the only problem I had is my name wouldn't show up doesn't this mean if clicked I cant get credit?
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leoemery Premium
You won't get credit, have you opened a clickbank account? You need to be logged in for it to auto populate, however if you're not logged in you can simply add your nickname - but I always recommend being logged in.
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emilyjean22 Premium
yes I have one and I nickname but idk why it doesn't work for me! I will try again
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emilyjean22 Premium
ya when I press create even with my nickname in the it creates me a code without my name in it
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leoemery Premium
You have to be logged in for it to auto populate your nickname in the fields
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emilyjean22 Premium
yes I am also logged into my account.
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leoemery Premium
Your nickname will not be in the code, clickbank has updated thier hop links to be secure - this is known as the hoplink shield
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emilyjean22 Premium
ohhh so now I can just copy and paste the link in my website? where do you suggest is a good place to promote clickbank?
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leoemery Premium
Yep take that code and place it on your site wherever you want. Use the code that's in blue it creates that text link, also know you can change the link from Click Here to anything you want.
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emilyjean22 Premium
how do I change it from click here?
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leoemery Premium
Copy the code put it on your site - make sure to be in the Text mode of your page or post editor - then simply change the text of Click Here
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emilyjean22 Premium
thank you SO much for your help!!
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emilyjean22 Premium
any suggestions on what to change it to?
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leoemery Premium
You don't have to change it, I was just letting you know that you can if you want too.
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emilyjean22 Premium
thank you for your help
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leoemery Premium
you're welcome
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JosephineC Premium
This is what I call genuine help. You took the time and patience and I just needed you to know that you helped me as well and you are appreciated. Thank you leoemery.
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leoemery Premium
you're welcome - and thank you
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Judetayo Premium
This is very helpful thanks
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Judetayo Premium
This is very helpful thanks
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LizPB Premium
I'd like to add a picture of the product in a widget. I added a text widget and pasted the banner code but how do I add my Clickbank ID so I get the commission?
Thanks
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Juneyo Premium
When you use an affiliate banner code, usually your affiliate ID is already encrypted in that code.
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JackCao Premium
Could you paste the banner code here?
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LizPB Premium
Here it is:



I changed the xxxxxx and now it's:



lizpb is my Ckickbank ID. Is that it? Will it work now?
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JackCao Premium
Hmmm... I do not see any codes here.
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JackCao Premium
Can you post it again?
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LizPB Premium
Whoa that's weird!
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Juneyo Premium
How about you give us the screenshot of the code?
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JackCao Premium
Yup! This is your affiliate link. Place it in the code and try clicking the banner through you browser. If it goes through to the site and you see your affiliate id at the browser search bar, then it is done correctly.
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LizPB Premium
Great! It was pretty easy to figure out with the affiliate link for WA related products but not so much for other Clickbank ones. It's all good though. Thanks a lot guys!!! Have a great day ;-)
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BelieveItYes Premium
Are these three products still available on clickbank? I can't seem to find them
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JAHBOBCLATO Premium
I do not use clickBank, so, I could m not give you an answer worth anything on this.
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mckm Premium
Which products do you mean?
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RichB3 Premium
I am also interested in using Clickbank, did you ever get an answer if the three WA products are available?
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mckm Premium
I checked just now and all three are available at Clickbank
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RichB3 Premium
ok, how did you see they are available. I must be doing something wrong. Thanks for the reply
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mckm Premium
I just clicked on the links and they showed up in Clickbank Marketpace.
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RichB3 Premium
I am new to clickbank, so I clicked on the inside list link, how do you see it is in clickbank marketplace? I guess I am not recognizing it.
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mckm Premium
I'm sorry, you've lost me. Let's go back a bit. Further up this page, BelieveItYes has posted three links. They are for Who Loves Money;
Beating Adwords; Inside the List. I thought that these were what you were asking about. Is that so? If you click on the links in that message, you will reach Clickbank pages where each book is listed for sale. Have I misunderstood your request? Once we get this straight I'm sure we can sort out your difficulty :)
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BelieveItYes Premium
Hello ! Thanks for this tutorial. I am confused, I just realized my links generated by clickbank doesn't have my nickname .... why is that and does that mean I won't get credit for sales? They said the link was encoded by hoplink
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gmegs Premium
It's that way now to help prevent fraud (others stealing affiliate credentials). Not to worry - all is ok
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BelieveItYes Premium
great thanks! It makes sense
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LinaPurba Premium
hahah, i just signed up free on clickbank.
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ANANDDUBEY Premium
clickbank research tool not working
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T3dUard0Mq Premium
Carson needs to update this course to indicate the tool is no longer available.

I said "Kyle" but I meant "Carson". I've been watching too many of Kyle's training videos. :-)
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Prestonator Premium
Is there anything of real value on clickbank? I just went through and searched for something worth while and it doesn't seem there is anything worth putting effort into...? Please help.
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Prestones Premium
Try doing a quick search for "sites like clickbank", Preston. You'll find a number of similar opportunities you can sift through.

Before investing your time or money, be sure to check out any of these sites though. Like any other Internet marketing sector, there are bound to be sites which are only out to take your money and leave you high and dry.

Best of luck with it!

Dennis
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LindaCooke Premium
I've been using shareasale.
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LynneHuy Premium
Thanks Carson! Great training as I am about to start with Clickbank soon :)
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anandjyoti Premium
clickbank research tool is not working, but all other stuff is great for clickbank affiliates
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MasterEd Premium
Great stuff. Did you know that the ClickBank Research Tool is not available? ALso REF% is not displayed in the CB market place. Where would you find this attribute/stat?
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AngelaHall Premium
here's some information you may find useful:
http://thebossqueenb.com/clickbank-university
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MasterEd Premium
Nice info - Does CB has an affiliate program for CB? I saw you had a link to create account? Where do we get one?
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AngelaHall Premium
the links I had for signing up are not affiliate links, just takes you to create an acct page. The link for university ARE affiliate links. They have specified training on how to earn money using clickbank. I suppose it is similar to WA but specific to CB. It is also way more expensive. I don't do their university, I can't afford it lol. I don't remember the exact price but pretty sure it's over $1000.
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MasterEd Premium
Thanks for the clarification - much appreciated.
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AngelaHall Premium
any time :)
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ImaDesigner Premium
Hi Angela, the link is no longer available, can you provide an alternative? Thank you.
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Prestonator Premium
i thought it was $47 per month just like WA?
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LisaMcMahon1 Premium
Thank You Kyle. for this lesson And Your help God Bless
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BobBarr Premium
The Clickbank Research Tool link on page 5 of this tutorial generates a 404 error. Is this tool temporarily down or is it gone for good?
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tommydillard Premium
Well when you receive that notice it means it is no longer available
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BobBarr Premium
I realize that it's not available now. My question was regarding whether the tool was temporarily down (for changes or whatever) or if it would not be made available again. Since this training was updated in late September, the change is recent.
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tommydillard Premium
I have no idea but maybe you can PM Carson and he can help you sorry
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BobBarr Premium
Sorry if I came across as being irritated at you; I wasn't. I've tried manually slogging through Clickbank several times. I've found an incredible number of items, a few of which may actually be worth the effort of promoting. :=) Sorting the wheat from the chaff there appears to be a very challenging task. I'll PM Carson to see what's happening with this tool.
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tommydillard Premium
No offence taking I know how it is when we get frustrated. Like I always tell everyone there are no stupid questions here, so feel free to ask anything and it will get answered one way or the other.
Good Luck
Tommy
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tmaltz Premium
So I'm confused with clickbank. When you create your hoplink, there is two links that are shown. Which one do you choose?

1st Link:

ClickBank pays you 75.0% when you sell GFDESSERTS's product. To refer a customer send them to this domain name: then the link

2nd Link:
Copy the following HopLink HTML code and add it to your web page:

and another link is here.
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leoemery Premium
The first link is a raw URL link. You can use this any where - it's best to shorten it using a URL shorter if you're going to use this raw link.

The second link is an HTML link that you would paste onto a web page. So on the page you would see the active link Click Here!. You can see the Click Here in the link.

Actually you can use the first raw link on your website simply choose some text and use this link for that text.

So maybe the text you choose is "get rid of diabetes" you can make those words a clickable link with that raw link.

Hope this helps
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tmaltz Premium
Thanks Leo
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LisaMcMahon1 Premium
May I ask you all how you got to the top 200 Thank you and God Bless
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tmaltz Premium
The rankings here are about those that help others answer questions and are involved in the WA community. I'm sure there's a better explanation. But that's a part of the rankings system here. I don't focus on the rankings. I focus on learning and completing the program here at WA.
Best,
Todd
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Julie23 Premium
Hi Carson, Im a bit confused here. I have signed up with Clickbank, selected the product I want to promote and received my Hoplink. Is this the same as the "linking code" you referred to? Also, the hop link assigned to me does not show my name in it (as yours does in the example above). Why is this? Also, the product I want to promote includes an affiliate website. Do I still need to create a site from scratch? Sorry for the lengthy question but I am new to this and have more questions than answers right now.
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PabloMolina Premium
Yes Julie you hoplink is the URL; like this one: http://pmolina.felipejose.hop.clickbank.net/

That means you can send that URL in an email, or hyperlink it in a Website in text or under an image.

You don't need to make a new WebSite; you can use an existing one; just hyperlink the code on it on any etxt or image...
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Julie23 Premium
Thanks pablo. But what I want to know is why my name does not appear in my hoplink.
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LisaMcMahon1 Premium
How do I hyperlink it to my web site, Thank You God Bless
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MattJones Premium
Your name doesn't appear there Julie, because that "KyleCarson" part is their clickbank ID.

For example, mine is "7temp". I'm pretty sure when you signed up to clickbank you enter what clickbank ID you'd like to use.

I'm not sure if you can change your clickbank ID once it's set, but I haven't been to clickbank in years, so I'm not sure about that.
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RobertFeld Premium
Hi Carson. Just one thing - it says here that you don't even need a website to promote a product, is that right? It's just I've recently joined Clickbank and I'd like to increase my knowledge of the site.
Cheers.
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Carson Premium
Hi Robert,

To promote a product you can do so in two ways.

1 - build a website and get ranked in the search engines for free. You can then drive people to your affiliate links from your website. This is what our most current training teaches and it's 100% what I suggest that you start with.

2 - You can pay for traffic in Google, Facebook, Bing etc, and direct link to affiliate links in some cases. You will NOT want to start with this at all. I highly recommend that you follow the Certification training and build a website.

Carson
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RobertFeld Premium
Hi Carson, I was just curious about Clickbank. I'd heard rumors about their affiliate marketing systems, I just wanted to be clear. You're right - I definitely DON'T want to pay for traffic to come to me. I want to MAKE money, not spend it.
Cheers.
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LisaMcMahon1 Premium
I agree but I will pay for WA cause they are teaching me. Good Luck every one and God Bless
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MattJones Premium
I think what Carson meant is that direct linking an affiliate link with paid traffic converts very, very low. You'd need to find very cheap traffic to make a profit, or break even these days. (I'm talking under $0.01 per click - believe me, I've tried it).
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goli Premium
Ok, since I have no idea about clickbanck and I’m pretty new here I’m a little confuse, not sure if CB change the platform or what, but the only statistic I see for sure its gravity, Earned/Sale, Commission %,Ref % are not there, I can see Initial $/sale: $0.00 | Avg %/sale: 50.0% | Avg Rebill Total: $0.00 | Avg %/rebill: 0.0% | Grav: 0.
Since I have no idea, ill love to know if Earned/Sale = Initial $/sale
Commission %= Avg %/sale
Ref %= Avg %/rebill
Thanx a lot.
PD, its the CB tool coming back or is out for good?
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EbeeandSean Premium
The clickbank research tool throws back the following error:


Oops, we couldn't find what you are looking for. We've been notified of this error and are working to resolve the error

Click here to go back
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Shalonda Premium
this is very confusing to me. I've read it over and over and still dont understand. someone help me please
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tntx Premium
You have to push the promote button, then you take usually the top link for your website page. Go 2 knowledge base, there is in or a video how to do this exactly.
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don1923 Premium
Oh. I was taking the bottom link. I will try it. Thanks.
The bottom does put "click here" button on my page but I would rather have a picture or banner.
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LisaMcMahon1 Premium
Thank You. God Bless
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don1923 Premium
I am on clickbank and I found a product to promote. I copied the url and put it on my web page and updated. Nothing happened. Just a new statement that says "click here" in red. Nobody just clicks here anymore. I need a picture and a way to add my clickbank creds to the landing page.
Anybody have any information?
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dembler Premium
In clickbank I believe they provide "buttons" and "banners" that contain your affiliate link information. It is under the tools or someplace in your clickbank account, look around for it on the product page in clickbank you are wanting to use or promote. Once you find that just copy the "code" and place it on your page. I hope this helps -
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candy249 Premium
I added a hoplink to my website and it looks exactly like it did when I copied it, it did not show as an ad, can someone help me
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tg88way Premium
Will the Clickbank Research Tool be coming back?
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RMaskell Premium
I've just noted recently that WordPress are very strict with who you Affiliate with. Your suggestion above - how does this tie in with using WordPress and if it's not through WordPress, how do you Affiliate Market freely without these restrictions?
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Ariel120 Premium
This needs updating!
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Carson Premium
Thanks, we'll get this updated to include some of the changes that have taken place both here at WA and at Clickbank :)
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Linda Fedun Premium
I'm having the same problem. I have a page I like and an ebook that goes perfectly with my page. How do I link it up?
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Beckywahm Premium
Since we changed to open education, I can't find the Clickbank Research tool. Also, the Ref is gone in the CB stats.
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letuk Premium
This is good. Although I still need the ABC of placing Clickbank Link on my page. Help anyone?
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AffiliateStar Premium
If anyone would like something to help them to see what's selling on ClickBank, download this, with firefox!

http://www.cbsurge.com/download/bonus#1
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sandywin Premium
Thank you for posting this link. It helped me to understand what I am looking for on CB.
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ardee Premium
If anyone would like something to help them to see what's selling on ClickBank, download this, with firefox!

http://www.cbsurge.com/download/bonus#1
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Suheiwa Premium
I checked with Click Bank and some of this function are not anymore applied, like this ones: Earned/Sale, Ref%, Refund Rate
Can somebody update this site please with the new version of Click bank.
Thanks
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hypnoskills Premium
I checked with Click Bank and some of this function are not anymore applied, like this ones: Earned/Sale, Ref%, Refund Rate
Can somebody update this site please with the new version of Click bank.
Thanks
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Suheiwa Premium
Would be great if there would be an example of this last exercise.
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hypnoskills Premium
Would be great if there would be an example of this last exercise.
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When getting this hop link, where do you insert your nickname to get credit for the sale?
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jetjimbo Premium
When getting this hop link, where do you insert your nickname to get credit for the sale?
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grandmakaren Premium
This is so helpful, I get really lost and your help brings me back to reality!
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mattcherrybomb Premium
This is so helpful, I get really lost and your help brings me back to reality!
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Steve1969 Premium
I launched CB research tool. I was not able to get information on a specific product plus, there is nothing listed under the top New.
Guys, I'm drowning here with information overload! And it doesn't help if the information provided is not showing what it's supposed too!
Help!
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drjohn24 Premium
I launched CB research tool. I was not able to get information on a specific product plus, there is nothing listed under the top New.
Guys, I'm drowning here with information overload! And it doesn't help if the information provided is not showing what it's supposed too!
Help!
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Steve1969 Premium
Clickbank no longer shows the referral %. How do we know if a product is safe to promote now?
Thanks guys!
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drjohn24 Premium
Clickbank no longer shows the referral %. How do we know if a product is safe to promote now?
Thanks guys!
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b1price Premium
This page is important just because of the links to affiliate sites but combined with Article Marketing - Getting Started Guide anyone can begin to understand and use this powerful information.
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Nash23 Premium
This page is important just because of the links to affiliate sites but combined with Article Marketing - Getting Started Guide anyone can begin to understand and use this powerful information.
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domit Premium
Great. This part of the lesson relief me from my tension. I have great understanding of clickbank already.
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dmjones23 Premium
Great. This part of the lesson relief me from my tension. I have great understanding of clickbank already.
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zura Premium
how can i fnd product in list of clickbank marketplace if i know name of vendor?
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fordcollin Premium
how can i fnd product in list of clickbank marketplace if i know name of vendor?
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sandy Premium
when display URL is given, why someone will click on destination URL?
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DarleneN Premium
when display URL is given, why someone will click on destination URL?
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Inspector Premium
Well, people, the harder I try the more behind I feel I'm getting.
Is their anyone that can talk to me on the phone and walk me thru this process with clickbank. I will give you my Email addy and you can email me your phone number and let me know what and if I am doing anything.
acft747_2000@yahoo.com
list subject as "To Help You"
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oldrookie Premium
staying with it and motivated to learn more.
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thomas141301 Premium
staying with it and motivated to learn more.
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cashflow+ Premium
This is really good information, I feel that I want to get moving faster. However, I know better. I must stay focused on the now before moving on. I love this stuff.
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frodo4eva Premium
This is really good information, I feel that I want to get moving faster. However, I know better. I must stay focused on the now before moving on. I love this stuff.
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ogonor Premium
Opps too bad. Click don't offer signup for my country. But still moving on. We gat a juicy tutorial in here.
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AgapeLife Premium
Opps too bad. Click don't offer signup for my country. But still moving on. We gat a juicy tutorial in here.
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rafaler Premium
Great stuff. I feel great each time Ij complete a task you suggest. I,m on my way
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ANDFAX Premium
Great stuff. I feel great each time Ij complete a task you suggest. I,m on my way
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CRYSTAL3151 Premium
JUST WHEN I FEEL I'M GETTING LOST THE TRAINING GETS ME BACK ON TRACK AGAIN. I SPEND SO MUCH TIME TRYING TO PUT THE THINGS I LEARN INTO ACTION, I FEEL LEFT BEHIND OR SLOWED DOWN. I KNOW I CAN'T MOVE AHEAD W.O A CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF THE KNOWLEDGE I READ SO I AM SO THANKFUL FOR ALL THE STEP BY STEP TRAINING, PICTURES, AND VIDEO. WITHOUT ALL OF THE ASSISTED PERKS VIDEO, PICS, ETC SOME OF THE LEARNING WOULD BE HARDER TO GRASP. I JOINED A FEW AFFILIATE NETWORKS BUT AM STILL A LITTLE CONFUSED ON HOW TO REALLY SET THEM UP. I COPIED ON LINK BUT HAVEN'T PASTED IT JUST YET. I AM STILL WORKING ON MY LENSE ON SQUIDOO. ALL OF THIS IS HELPING ME GET IT FINE TUNED AND SET TO PUBLISH AND HOPEFULLY MAKE A FEW SALES NOT LONG AFTER. THANK YOU KYLE & CARSON SO MUCH FOR ALL YOU HAVE DONE & ARE DOING, I COULD'NT ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE. ; )
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starrysky Premium
JUST WHEN I FEEL I'M GETTING LOST THE TRAINING GETS ME BACK ON TRACK AGAIN. I SPEND SO MUCH TIME TRYING TO PUT THE THINGS I LEARN INTO ACTION, I FEEL LEFT BEHIND OR SLOWED DOWN. I KNOW I CAN'T MOVE AHEAD W.O A CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF THE KNOWLEDGE I READ SO I AM SO THANKFUL FOR ALL THE STEP BY STEP TRAINING, PICTURES, AND VIDEO. WITHOUT ALL OF THE ASSISTED PERKS VIDEO, PICS, ETC SOME OF THE LEARNING WOULD BE HARDER TO GRASP. I JOINED A FEW AFFILIATE NETWORKS BUT AM STILL A LITTLE CONFUSED ON HOW TO REALLY SET THEM UP. I COPIED ON LINK BUT HAVEN'T PASTED IT JUST YET. I AM STILL WORKING ON MY LENSE ON SQUIDOO. ALL OF THIS IS HELPING ME GET IT FINE TUNED AND SET TO PUBLISH AND HOPEFULLY MAKE A FEW SALES NOT LONG AFTER. THANK YOU KYLE & CARSON SO MUCH FOR ALL YOU HAVE DONE & ARE DOING, I COULD'NT ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE. ; )
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TnFlash Premium
I loved the tutorial and the tool. In 2 years I have made only 1 commission for $12.95. I have the feeling this is about to change!!!
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Pilot Premium
I loved the tutorial and the tool. In 2 years I have made only 1 commission for $12.95. I have the feeling this is about to change!!!
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Chigz Premium
Excellent information this is brilliant
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kirsar Premium
Excellent information this is brilliant
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reg55 Premium
Very good information... How do you clean up the URL,so its not so ugly and shorter not looking like an affiliate link... I think when it looks like a affiliate link you lose credibility with you customers... Any way hope that will be cover soon...
Thanks...
Reg55
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CustomerCatcher Premium
Very good information... How do you clean up the URL,so its not so ugly and shorter not looking like an affiliate link... I think when it looks like a affiliate link you lose credibility with you customers... Any way hope that will be cover soon...
Thanks...
Reg55
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Chandra5 Premium
Excellent tutorial! I love how the material is clear & concise which makes learning so easy.
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peterp2401 Premium
Excellent tutorial! I love how the material is clear & concise which makes learning so easy.
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solarflare Premium
I'm moving soon. So I don't like signing up right now.
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Doxen Premium
I'm moving soon. So I don't like signing up right now.
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NellieB Premium
This entire course is great!! You guys just taught me everything I have ever wanted to learn about this business. So detailed and so informative. ....wow.
Thanks a bunch!!!!!!!
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shaunsk Premium
This entire course is great!! You guys just taught me everything I have ever wanted to learn about this business. So detailed and so informative. ....wow.
Thanks a bunch!!!!!!!
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ruphynresx7 Premium
Clickbank not available in my country!
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Ken and Gayle Premium
Clickbank not available in my country!
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avinet Premium
"Do not base your decision on whether or not to promote a product solely on its gravity ranking...there are a lot of poor quality products with a high gravity!"

Is that message mean that we may expect to high refund rate in that case?
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DAS77 Premium
"Do not base your decision on whether or not to promote a product solely on its gravity ranking...there are a lot of poor quality products with a high gravity!"

Is that message mean that we may expect to high refund rate in that case?
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reefswimmer Premium
another great, highly specific tutorial. thx ! When I first read it, most of it went over my head., Now, on second serious read, I am picking up important tidbits that made no sense the first time thru.
This gets a 10 from me.(and I usually just give 9s when something is really useful...)

Diane, reefswimmer
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cmyers Premium
another great, highly specific tutorial. thx ! When I first read it, most of it went over my head., Now, on second serious read, I am picking up important tidbits that made no sense the first time thru.
This gets a 10 from me.(and I usually just give 9s when something is really useful...)

Diane, reefswimmer
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JohanEts Premium
cool page
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Betty Premium
cool page
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Floman Premium
I have no idea what the last paragraph is trying to say. I'm hoping there is more info some where re this. Bummer.
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buckfever141 Premium
I have no idea what the last paragraph is trying to say. I'm hoping there is more info some where re this. Bummer.
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Floman Premium
This info is much more clearer. Thank you.
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buckfever141 Premium
This info is much more clearer. Thank you.
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Floman Premium
Landing page - direct linking - destination URL - These have not been explained.
Need more info - way ahead of my understanding.
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buckfever141 Premium
Landing page - direct linking - destination URL - These have not been explained.
Need more info - way ahead of my understanding.
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Floman Premium
Rather confused. Do I just click on any product just for the sake of learning how to get a hoplink? I'm not ready to seriously promote a product. Feeling Lost.
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buckfever141 Premium
Rather confused. Do I just click on any product just for the sake of learning how to get a hoplink? I'm not ready to seriously promote a product. Feeling Lost.
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TRowe Premium
The question I need to follow up on is if I already have my hop-link can I go back in and add the tracking?
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Ctype Premium
The question I need to follow up on is if I already have my hop-link can I go back in and add the tracking?
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mixologist559 Premium
Some affilitate networks will not let me sign up without a URL.
Do I need a website or does WA have a URL that I can use until I complete my website?
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margaret myles Premium
Some affilitate networks will not let me sign up without a URL.
Do I need a website or does WA have a URL that I can use until I complete my website?
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redneck Premium
This tutorial has helped me better understand how to use clickbank. Your website on DOG1 was excellent, but I would like to have a better understanding on how to build a site similar to it. I need to get my own website up and running.
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carred Premium
This tutorial has helped me better understand how to use clickbank. Your website on DOG1 was excellent, but I would like to have a better understanding on how to build a site similar to it. I need to get my own website up and running.
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Santana Premium
I do not understand the Ad Conversion Test.
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AmyMarie Premium
I do not understand the Ad Conversion Test.
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Santana Premium
Santana

Do I need a website to use the URL
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AmyMarie Premium
Santana

Do I need a website to use the URL
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Santana Premium
Santana -23rd April 10
I have the URL, what do I do with it.
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AmyMarie Premium
Santana -23rd April 10
I have the URL, what do I do with it.
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jimmoore6 Premium
From all I read about google. They frown on linking directly to the affiliate page and even if your optimize the ad you will still be paying high for keywords. Isn;t this method outdate by a couple years?
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tankmchn4 Premium
From all I read about google. They frown on linking directly to the affiliate page and even if your optimize the ad you will still be paying high for keywords. Isn;t this method outdate by a couple years?
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magdalena Premium
Guy, Please read the bottom line. this is a message which you get after generating a hop link:

This HopLink has been encrypted by HopLink Shield. It represents an encrypted version of the traditional HopLink format of http://affiliate.vendor.hop.clickbank.net.

So you will not see your nickname - it is encrypted. Hope it was helpful. For a moment I went crazy as well:)
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debjen Premium
Guy, Please read the bottom line. this is a message which you get after generating a hop link:

This HopLink has been encrypted by HopLink Shield. It represents an encrypted version of the traditional HopLink format of http://affiliate.vendor.hop.clickbank.net.

So you will not see your nickname - it is encrypted. Hope it was helpful. For a moment I went crazy as well:)
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BobDancer Premium
Followed everything except the Ad Conversion Test, Keyword Conversion Test, Landing Page Conversion Test. Don't know where to start or what to do with this.
Please help.
Thanks.
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1magus2 Premium
Followed everything except the Ad Conversion Test, Keyword Conversion Test, Landing Page Conversion Test. Don't know where to start or what to do with this.
Please help.
Thanks.
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latinagirl7580 Premium
Okay, so I thought I was understanding what I was doing until I came across this:

Ad Conversion Test

Keyword 1 -> Ad 1 -> Landing Page 1
Keyword 1 -> Ad 2 -> Landing Page 1 (with different links)

Keyword Conversion Test

Keyword 1 -> Destination Landing Page 1
Keyword 2 -> Destination Landing Page 1 (with different tracking ID)

Landing Page Conversion Test

Ad Group 1 -> Ad 1 -> Landing Page 1
Ad Group 1 -> Ad 1 -> Landing Page 2 (with different tracking ID)
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luckygirrl Premium
Okay, so I thought I was understanding what I was doing until I came across this:

Ad Conversion Test

Keyword 1 -> Ad 1 -> Landing Page 1
Keyword 1 -> Ad 2 -> Landing Page 1 (with different links)

Keyword Conversion Test

Keyword 1 -> Destination Landing Page 1
Keyword 2 -> Destination Landing Page 1 (with different tracking ID)

Landing Page Conversion Test

Ad Group 1 -> Ad 1 -> Landing Page 1
Ad Group 1 -> Ad 1 -> Landing Page 2 (with different tracking ID)
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riyadisan Premium
thanks, need to sign up my acc
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Spuza Premium
thanks, need to sign up my acc
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carlen Premium
I punched in my nickname at the right place on CB, BUT where do I see the URL show up? carlen
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JayJay Premium
I punched in my nickname at the right place on CB, BUT where do I see the URL show up? carlen
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AbundantWealth Premium
This is what I have been looking for. This bridges my technical understanding from "how do I get there from here?".
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successfulpippa Premium
This is what I have been looking for. This bridges my technical understanding from "how do I get there from here?".
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Singsong Premium
Found it!

Chng= The amount of gravity points the product gained or lost.
:)

~Nicole
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Jmitt619 Premium
Found it!

Chng= The amount of gravity points the product gained or lost.
:)

~Nicole
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Singsong Premium
This helps so much Carson!
What does Chng on the research tool mean?
Thanks,
~Nicole
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Jmitt619 Premium
This helps so much Carson!
What does Chng on the research tool mean?
Thanks,
~Nicole
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dduncan0084 Premium
i dont know what to do with my URL. do i need my own webpage before i do all of this. It was basically a dead end...i dont know what to do.
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i dont know what to do with my URL. do i need my own webpage before i do all of this. It was basically a dead end...i dont know what to do.
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WRB Premium
Please explain how to get from the link generated by clickbank to one that includes nickname. I am totally confused.
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Katherine09 Premium
Please explain how to get from the link generated by clickbank to one that includes nickname. I am totally confused.
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jayes-online Premium
This HopLink has been encrypted by HopLink Shield. It represents an encrypted version of the traditional HopLink format of http://affiliate.vendor.hop.clickbank.net. THAT IS WHY YOU DO NOT SEE YOUR NICKNAME CLEARLY ANYMORE - ITS ENCRIPTED!
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HCL Premium
This HopLink has been encrypted by HopLink Shield. It represents an encrypted version of the traditional HopLink format of http://affiliate.vendor.hop.clickbank.net. THAT IS WHY YOU DO NOT SEE YOUR NICKNAME CLEARLY ANYMORE - ITS ENCRIPTED!
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kotakuniyil Premium
Sir,

I tried to understand the cb calculator from ur site.But alas I could not grasp what u mean by these calculations rather than upward arrow mark is a good sign.It will be an added benefit if u post an understanding the calculator tutorial on that site.
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Craig P Wise Premium
Sir,

I tried to understand the cb calculator from ur site.But alas I could not grasp what u mean by these calculations rather than upward arrow mark is a good sign.It will be an added benefit if u post an understanding the calculator tutorial on that site.
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kotakuniyil Premium
sir, when i clicked cbtool it is not functioning .What is its cause is not known.
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Craig P Wise Premium
sir, when i clicked cbtool it is not functioning .What is its cause is not known.
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kotakuniyil Premium
Sir,


I couldnot understand what are u saying in these pages.The landing page and ad 1 ideas .make it simple to grasp for newbies like me.
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Craig P Wise Premium
Sir,


I couldnot understand what are u saying in these pages.The landing page and ad 1 ideas .make it simple to grasp for newbies like me.
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fahed Premium
i cant find my tracking ID where do i find it??
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TheOne1 Premium
i cant find my tracking ID where do i find it??
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Airah Premium
I have an clickbank account and when i create hop link and type my nick name, the generated link did not show my name in it and i cant figure out why? this is what it show up > http://0920f3x5efqcdseft0m77ictfb.hop.clickbank.net/


Please help
Thank you so much
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new_beginning44 Premium
I have an clickbank account and when i create hop link and type my nick name, the generated link did not show my name in it and i cant figure out why? this is what it show up > http://0920f3x5efqcdseft0m77ictfb.hop.clickbank.net/


Please help
Thank you so much
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Ghound44 Premium
It is starting to make sense to me!!!.....: )
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tsmarket12 Premium
It is starting to make sense to me!!!.....: )
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meka3009 Premium
When I added my nickname and code in Clickbank it created this - http://ead28imfnt5low3dog6dgs2vef.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=DOGTRAINING
my nickname (meka3009) is nowhere to be found. Why is that? I thought it was supposed to be a combination of my nickname and the product. I don't see either one. Can anyone help?
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billrome Premium
When I added my nickname and code in Clickbank it created this - http://ead28imfnt5low3dog6dgs2vef.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=DOGTRAINING
my nickname (meka3009) is nowhere to be found. Why is that? I thought it was supposed to be a combination of my nickname and the product. I don't see either one. Can anyone help?
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nasarmadinah Premium
mazen
You create your own nick name that should be added to the hoplink the code is secondary and optional
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lesliecro Premium
mazen
You create your own nick name that should be added to the hoplink the code is secondary and optional
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katiew Premium
Im confused
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sboudr Premium
Im confused
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director1 Premium
Thats ok! what about the security of your payments,,,,I understand that converting your url to tiny@etc url is essential, what are your comments and where does one go to find your replies?
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dlamontagne934 Premium
Thats ok! what about the security of your payments,,,,I understand that converting your url to tiny@etc url is essential, what are your comments and where does one go to find your replies?
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director1 Premium
where does one find your answers to all the comments?
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dlamontagne934 Premium
where does one find your answers to all the comments?
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wmoonwalker Premium
the link is up and running, well at least for me it work.
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zleana Premium
the link is up and running, well at least for me it work.
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mazen Premium
this link it not workinf

Clickbank Research Tool

can you solve the problem
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patialvi Premium
this link it not workinf

Clickbank Research Tool

can you solve the problem
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mazen Premium
i can't understand this part

As you can see, we have added the nickname "kylecarson", along with the Tracking ID "DOG1". In this case we were generating a link for "Dog Food Secrets" and here is what the link will look like:

http://kylecarson.dogsecrets.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=DOG1

Now, if you make a conversion with this link, it will show up within your Clickbank account Reporting -> Analytics section with the DOG1 id attached, thus allowing you to determine where your sales are coming from.

In the screen shot above you will see there is a "code" column. This will indicate which code (if any) produced the sale, and you can also see all the details associated with that particular transaction.

Knowing which links generated the sale can be highly beneficial because you can attach a unique tracking code to campaigns, ad groups, or even keywords to determine the effectiveness of your promotions and where you are making sales.

HELPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP
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patialvi Premium
i can't understand this part

As you can see, we have added the nickname "kylecarson", along with the Tracking ID "DOG1". In this case we were generating a link for "Dog Food Secrets" and here is what the link will look like:

http://kylecarson.dogsecrets.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=DOG1

Now, if you make a conversion with this link, it will show up within your Clickbank account Reporting -> Analytics section with the DOG1 id attached, thus allowing you to determine where your sales are coming from.

In the screen shot above you will see there is a "code" column. This will indicate which code (if any) produced the sale, and you can also see all the details associated with that particular transaction.

Knowing which links generated the sale can be highly beneficial because you can attach a unique tracking code to campaigns, ad groups, or even keywords to determine the effectiveness of your promotions and where you are making sales.

HELPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP
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nacerith Premium
im I the only one who can't understand the tracking codes part?
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53Blueshadow Premium
im I the only one who can't understand the tracking codes part?
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sceptre Premium
I don't understand what screen shot you are talking about. I went through the Clickbank directions but do not come across anything that mentions "code".
Can you please explain what you are talking about? Below is the paragraph I am talking about. It is under Using Clickbank Tracking Codes. I am using the latest Firefox.
In the screen shot above you will see there is a "code" column. This will indicate which code (if any) produced the sale, and you can also see all the details associated with that particular transaction.
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yvonneslaughter Premium
I don't understand what screen shot you are talking about. I went through the Clickbank directions but do not come across anything that mentions "code".
Can you please explain what you are talking about? Below is the paragraph I am talking about. It is under Using Clickbank Tracking Codes. I am using the latest Firefox.
In the screen shot above you will see there is a "code" column. This will indicate which code (if any) produced the sale, and you can also see all the details associated with that particular transaction.
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MoneyCrazy Premium
I can't see any of the pictures.
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catsupp Premium
I can't see any of the pictures.
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tlb Premium
I see comments but not responses - how is this useful?
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I see comments but not responses - how is this useful?
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wald Premium
I got to the Clickbank Research Tool by going back to Step 3.2 and clicking on WA Clickbank Research Tool
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elizadeen Premium
I got to the Clickbank Research Tool by going back to Step 3.2 and clicking on WA Clickbank Research Tool
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wald Premium
The link to Clickbank Research Tool produces a 404.
dreamweaver4life found it broken a week ago. Has it not been fixed since?
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elizadeen Premium
The link to Clickbank Research Tool produces a 404.
dreamweaver4life found it broken a week ago. Has it not been fixed since?
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wald Premium
Three questions about content on the Products page:
1. Is the % Ref you talk about above the same as the %refd: I see in Clickbank?
2. Can you explain why it means competing against the vendo if this number is less than 65%?
3. What is the difference between a 97% figure here and a 70% figure?
Thanks
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elizadeen Premium
Three questions about content on the Products page:
1. Is the % Ref you talk about above the same as the %refd: I see in Clickbank?
2. Can you explain why it means competing against the vendo if this number is less than 65%?
3. What is the difference between a 97% figure here and a 70% figure?
Thanks
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wald Premium
I mean in the Linking and Tracking pages there are no images visible in Firefox
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elizadeen Premium
I mean in the Linking and Tracking pages there are no images visible in Firefox
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wald Premium
I am using Firefox and there are no images visible on this page.
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elizadeen Premium
I am using Firefox and there are no images visible on this page.
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TgPhantomRose Premium
I am not able to see any of the images on these pages. I am using IE. Could this be part of the problem?
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trainman1689 Premium
I am not able to see any of the images on these pages. I am using IE. Could this be part of the problem?
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nulight Premium
Yeah thanks PurpleBee I was thinking the same thing. Hopefully they get this fixed.
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JULIAOLEITAO Premium
Yeah thanks PurpleBee I was thinking the same thing. Hopefully they get this fixed.
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glennordstrom Premium
I'm lost as far as using Clickbank. I'm trying to find animal related ebooks. Can anyone help me.
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Pinda Sandhu Premium
I'm lost as far as using Clickbank. I'm trying to find animal related ebooks. Can anyone help me.
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silpa Premium
thr r no images in most of the pages.
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drhjsengari Premium
thr r no images in most of the pages.
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K.Wayne Premium
dreamweaver4life...RE 404 page?

If your using IE 7 or 8, that may be your problem. Try down loading the new "Fire Fox" 3.5 at: http://downloads.yahoo.com/firefox/?serp
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jagman Premium
dreamweaver4life...RE 404 page?

If your using IE 7 or 8, that may be your problem. Try down loading the new "Fire Fox" 3.5 at: http://downloads.yahoo.com/firefox/?serp
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I have never used google adwords . does the person reading the ad see http://wacase.ulovemoney.hop.clickbank.net ?? or what I don't understand your comment that you don't want your hoplink as your display could you direct me to an example where its wrong. you need ex some of us were out of college before computers or the internet
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LGsps49 Premium
I have never used google adwords . does the person reading the ad see http://wacase.ulovemoney.hop.clickbank.net ?? or what I don't understand your comment that you don't want your hoplink as your display could you direct me to an example where its wrong. you need ex some of us were out of college before computers or the internet
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clicked on clickbank research tool got 404 page????????????????
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LGsps49 Premium
clicked on clickbank research tool got 404 page????????????????
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tom m Premium
ok i signed in and created my first test hoplink........my acct nickname did NOT appear in the link......was done with a mask of some type......am i ok with this ??
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shabtay Premium
ok i signed in and created my first test hoplink........my acct nickname did NOT appear in the link......was done with a mask of some type......am i ok with this ??
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PurpleBee Premium
found more... in summary,
marketplace.jpg, linking_code, jpgtracking_ids.jpg, example_tid_report.jpg,cb_research_tool.jpg => /share_zone/view/527 directory
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dynamis Premium
found more... in summary,
marketplace.jpg, linking_code, jpgtracking_ids.jpg, example_tid_report.jpg,cb_research_tool.jpg => /share_zone/view/527 directory
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PurpleBee Premium
marketplace.jpg and linking_code.jpg images are missing... Please find them ;) might need to place them under /share_zone/view/527 directory. Hope this helps...

If you need sharp eyes, I can be a QA person. Check out my profile...and please let me know if you need assistance.

By the way, the new WA is COOL. WAY organized! I like SharePoint idea very much! Way to GO!!
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dynamis Premium
marketplace.jpg and linking_code.jpg images are missing... Please find them ;) might need to place them under /share_zone/view/527 directory. Hope this helps...

If you need sharp eyes, I can be a QA person. Check out my profile...and please let me know if you need assistance.

By the way, the new WA is COOL. WAY organized! I like SharePoint idea very much! Way to GO!!
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