MaxBounty And Voluum

MaxBounty is one of the biggest and oldest affiliate networks on the market. They work with all verticals and focus on keeping up with their name - providing maximal bounties for their members. Setting up tracking of their offers with Voluum is a painless process thanks to this guide.

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Before You Start

Keep in mind that you need the following things:

  • An active Voluum account, and a little bit of knowledge of how to set up a campaign funnel. Completing the Getting Started guide is sufficient.Standard Guide

  • An active MaxBounty account.

  • A steady source of traffic.

  • (Recommended) An SSL certificate enabled on your Voluum domain. Read the Enabling SSL for a Dedicated Domain article to learn more.

Apart from the above, you do not need anything else. MaxBounty will supply you not only with offers, but with creatives as well.

I. Add Maxbounty Affiliate Network in Voluum

The first thing you need to do is to add an affiliate network element to Voluum. This will configure all tracking t tokens automatically. In order to do so, perform the following steps:

  1. In Voluum, go to the Affiliate networks tab.

  2. Click the New affiliate network button.

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  3. Select the Maxbounty template.

  4. Click the Next button.

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  5. Click the Copy button next to the postback URL to copy it to the clipboard.

  6. Click the Save button.

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II. Submit the Postback URL to MaxBounty

The second thing you need to do is to submit your postback URL to MaxBounty. It will be used as a default postback to all offers. In order to do so, perform the following steps:

  1. In MaxBounty, go to the Profile view.

  2. Click the Edit profile button.

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  3. Select the URL option from the Default postback type drop-down menu.

  4. Paste the postback URL that you have copied from Voluum in the Default postback code text field.

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  5. Click the Save Settings button.

III. Get an Offer From MaxBounty

In the third step, you will have to find an offer, so you can track it with Voluum later. Then you will configure tracking parameters and postback settings. To do so, perform the following steps:

  1. In MaxBounty, locate an offer that interests you by:

    • Going to the Dashboard tab and selecting an offer

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      or

    • Going to the Search tab, providing search criteria and then selecting your offer

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  2. Some offers supplied by MaxBounty need additional approval by MaxBounty. If your offer is already approved, go to step 3.

    1. In an offer's details page, click the Request approval button. The Campaign access request pop-up window will appear.

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    2. In this pop-up window, provide all required information.

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    3. Wait until this campaign gets the Approved status.

  3. Go to the Tracking link builder section and click the Build tracking link button.

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  4. Select the type of traffic that you are going to send

  5. Select a creative type.

  6. Click the Copy button to copy the tracking link to the clipboard.

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Congratulations, you have finished all your tasks required on MaxBounty's side.

IV. Add a MaxBounty Offer to Voluum

The most time-consuming part is now done. The only thing that's left is to create an offer element in Voluum with the link that you have copied. In order to do that, perform the following steps:

  1. In Voluum, go to the Offers tab.

  2. Click the New offer button.

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  3. Select the MaxBounty affiliate network from the Affiliate network drop-down menu.

  4. In the New offer form provide the name of your offer in the Offer name text field.

  5. Paste the copied tracking link into the Offer URL text field.

  6. Copy the tracking parameter and add it at the end of the offer URL after the & character.

  7. Click the Save button.

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That is it, everything has been set up. You can use this newly created offer element in your campaign funnels.

MaxBounty Tracking Tokens

Token

Parameter

Description

#S2#

S2

Click ID

#RATE#

Payout