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Offers section overview

On the Offers page, you can track the current state of the offers. Available offers, the number of affiliates connected to each offer, how many conversion were generated by each offer yesterday, and today and other useful information can be viewed here. The page also includes fields where managers can enter their notes.

You can also use this page to create a new offer or edit an existing one. After each offer change, you should click the Save button to make the changes available for the affiliates.

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Control Panel 

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On the Control panel, you may find some helpful options:

  • 'New offer' button - click on this button to create a new offer.
  • 'Actions' button - click on this button to make some actions with the selected offer(-s): change the status of the selected offer(-s) (disabled, active, paused), modify the privacy level of the selected offer(-s) (public, premoderation, private) and remove selected offer(-s). 

import.png Deleted offer(-s) can't be recovered. 

Filters

Filters allow you to sort the offers by the following fields:

  • Title or multiple IDs - use this field to search for an offer or several offers.
  • Advertiser - use this field to select advertisers whose offers you want to observe.
  • External offer - ID of the Offer on the Advertiser's side.
  • OS - use this field to choose the desired OS of the offers you want to observe.
  • Category - use this field to select one or multiple offer categories.
  • Smartlink - use this field to select one or multiple offer smartlinks.
  • Status - use this field to select the status or statuses of the offers you want to observe. There are three statuses:
    • active – the offer is live and visible for all affiliates who have access to the offer;
    • paused - the offer is stopped, it does not accept incoming traffic, and it is not visible for affiliates; 
    • disabled - the offer is completely turned off, it does not accept any traffic and postbacks and is not visible for affiliates. 
  • Privacy level - use this field to select the offer privacy level(-s) you want to observe. There are three levels:
    • public – the offer is available for all publishers without any request by default. You do not need to enable affiliates for the public offer. The option "Send email to connected affiliate" is not supposed to be used for public offers;
    • pre-moderation – requires the network manager's confirmation for an affiliate to have access to the offer;
    • private – the offer is not visible from the affiliate's side, except affiliates connected by the manager from the admin side.
  • Country - use this field to select the countries of the offers you want to observe.
  • Bundle ID - use this field to find several offers with the same Bundle ID.

import.pngWhen Country filter is applied, only countries from all general Targeting groups will be shown. For example: the offer has two general Targeting groups: one with USA, another one with Russia, and one personal Targeting group with France. If you want to find the offer with France, this offer won't be shown in the list of offers.

  • Pagination - use this field to display a certain number of offers on one page. By default, 50 offers per page.
  • 'View' button - use this field to view filtered offers.

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Columns 

You can sort the table in an ascending or descending order by clicking the columns header:

  • Title - the offer name in the system (link to offer editing page).
  • Advertiser - the advertiser's name in the system. 
  • Categories - the list of categories to which the offer is related. 
  • Status - the offer's status: it can be active, paused, disabled:
    - active - the offer is live and visible for all the affiliates who have access to the offer;
    - paused - the offer is stopped, it does not accept incoming traffic (i.e., clicks), and it's not visible for the affiliates. The system will redirect all the incoming clicks by the offer's settings;
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    isabled - the offer is completely turned off, it does not accept any traffic (i.e., clicks) or conversions. It's also not visible for the affiliates. The system will redirect all the incoming clicks by the offer's settings.
  • Privacy level - displays the offer privacy level. There are three levels:
    public – the offer is available for all publishers without any request by default. You do not need to enable affiliates for the public offer. The option "Send email to connected affiliate" is not supposed to be used for public offers;
    pre-moderation – requires the network manager's confirmation for an affiliate to have access to the offer;
    private – the offer is not visible from the affiliate's side, except affiliates connected by the manager from the admin side.
  • CR weekly (%) - conversion Rate calculated for a week. It is calculated each 6 hours and displayed for the last 7 days.
  • Cap - indicates if an offer has a conversion limit (Yes/No).
  • Daily limit -  the first daily cap of the offer that has Goal=All, Countries=All, Affiliate=All (dash "-" or "0" value indicates that there is no such a cap rule). The progress bar is updated in real time.
  • Total limit - the first total cap of the offer that has Goal=All, Countries=All, Affiliate=All (dash "-" or "0" value indicates that there is no such a cap rule). The progress bar is updated in real time.
  • Last day - the number of conversions of all statuses for yesterday.
  • Today - the number of conversions of all statuses for today.
  • Payouts - payouts to the affiliate for the offer. Sum from the first general payout is depicted.
  • Revenue - advertiser's payout for the conversion. Sum from the first general payout is depicted.
  • Affiliates - the number of affiliates connected to the offer. 
  • Notes - text note for AM (affiliate manager) that can be activated by a click. 
  • Start at - offer release date.
  • Countries - a list of countries from which the offer accepts traffic. 
  • Tags - marks for network managers, which helps to be guided through offers list better. It is also a tool that helps you to group your offers. 
  • Top - indicates if an offer is marked as "top".
  • External offer ID - Offer ID received from the advertiser and indicated in the corresponding field in the offer settings.
  • Actions buttons - special buttons to view the offer statistics and to manage the offer settings.

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Offer preview page

By clicking on the offer title in the offer list, you can get to Offer Preview page:

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On the Preview page you can do the following:

  1. See general offer details
  2. See offer targeting details
  3. See offer payouts details
  4. See offer caps details
  5. Enable/disable Affiliate
  6. Generate Affise Tracking link
  7. Duplicate the offer

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Where:

  1. the button leads you to the Daily slice of Statistics for this particular offer
  2. the button allows duplicating the offer.

import.pngThe following data won’t appear in a duplicate offer:

  • Offer schedule (in the duplicate offer it will be switched off)
  • ‘Send email to active webmasters before stopping’ field
  • Disabled/Enabled affiliates
  • Secure postback code
  • Affiliate postbacks
  • Creatives

You can view the offer which was duplicated in User Activity log by usage 'Offer new' type of log. The internal offer ID is depicted there:

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Check this article to know more about logging of the offer duplication.

      3. the button leads you to the Offer Edit page

      4. the button allows creating a new offer. See our guide on the New Offer setup to get more information about it

      5. the section allows enabling/disabling affiliates. There is no opportunity to enable the affiliate to the offer that has Public privacy level

      6. the section allows creating an Affise tracking link. 

In the Countries string all countries from all Targeting groups existent in the offer appear.

In the Targeting section, the user sees all general and personal targeting groups existent in the offer:

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Settings only regarding Affiliate, Country, City, Region, OS, Devices, Mobile carrier, and Connection type are shown even if the offer has restrictions on subs, brands, IP range, etc.

In the Caps section, the user sees all cap rules existent in the offer:

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Caps of all types, periods, goals, countries, and affiliates are shown. The progress bar is shown for all kinds of cap rules. The progress bar is updated in real-time.

In the Payments section, the user sees all general and personal Payouts existent in the offer:

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In the Landing pages section all Landings and Pre-landings existent in the offer are shown:

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In the Creatives section all creatives existent in the offer are shown:

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You can download all creatives or only the chosen one. If the creative is added as a link, you can open it.

In Other section the user sees other details:

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Where:

Hold period: the number of days upon passing which the conversion will get Approve status. See our guide on Hold period to get more information.

Categories: the categories assigned to the offer:

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Allow deeplinks: shows whether the flag ‘Allow deeplinks’ is ticked or not. See our guide on Deeplinks.

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CR: Conversion rate counted for the last 7 days

EPC: Earnings per clicks counted for the last 7 days.

Restrict the OS: shows whether at least one Targeting group consists of OS restrictions

Internal notice: the note, which is shown for users only

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Created at: the date and time when the offer was created. In case if the offer was pulled via CPAPI, the date and time of its pulling from CPAPI are shown.

Update at: the date and time when the offer was updated the last time. In case if the offer was changed via CPAPI, the date and time of its last change via CPAPI is shown.

Released at: two possible variants are:

  • If the user has Offer schedule: released at date is the same date presented in Offer schedule as Start at: Annotation_on_2020-06-08_at_15-01-34.png
  • If the user does not have Offer schedule: released at date is the same date:Annotation_on_2020-06-08_at_15-04-46.png

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Updated by Lizaveta Talkachova

 

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