Voluum Documentation

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.

Voluum can access MaxBounty platform through its Offer Marketplace. Wit it, you can apply for an offer and set up tracking from one platform. The following guide describes how to make Voluum and MaxBounty work together thanks to Offers Marketplace

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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.

  • 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. Find a MaxBounty Offer in Voluum

In the first step, you will have to find an offer in Voluum's Offer Marketplace. To do so, perform the following steps:

  1. In Voluum, click the FIND OFFERS tab.

  2. Go to the All offers tab.

  3. Select the MaxBounty option from the Affiliate network drop-down menu and set additional filtering criteria, if needed.

  4. Click the offer you want to promote.

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  5. Click the Go to offer button. You will be directed to MaxBounty's offer page.

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  6. In MaxBounty, click the Build tracking link button.

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  7. Select the type of traffic that you will send to this offer by clicking the appropriate radio button.

  8. Select the type of creative that you want to use by clicking the appropriate radio button.

  9. (Optional) If there are more landing pages available for this offer, select the one that you are going to use.

  10. Click the Copy button to copy the offer URL to the clipboard.

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Congratulations, you have obtained the MaxBounty's offer link.

II. Add an Affiliate Network Element

Affiliate network elements in Voluum are used to organize you offer elements and to configure tracking tokens automatically. You will only need to do this once, and then you will be able to use this affiliate network element in other offers that you will add to Voluum. In order to add this element, perform the following steps:

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

  2. Click the New affiliate network button.

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  3. Select the MaxBounty template from the Trusted affiliate network templates section.

  4. Click the Load template button.

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  5. Configure other options, accordion to your needs, and click the Save button.

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III. Add a MaxBounty Offer to Voluum

Right now, you need to add 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. The Offers view will appear.

  2. Click the New offer button.

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

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

  5. Select the MaxBounty affiliate network element that you have just created from the Affiliate network drop-down menu.

  6. Copy the tracking parameters and add them to the end of the offer URL after the & character that you also need to add. Your offer URL should look like this:

    https://www.mb103.com/lnk.asp?o=12345&c=918277&a=359149&k=305A478800AAECF677379B94CB809588&l=17414&S2={clickid}
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  7. Click the Copy button to copy the postback URL to the clipboard. All tracking parameters in this postback have already been configured.

  8. Click the Save button.

That is it, you can use this newly created offer element in your campaign funnels. The last step is to submit a postback URL to MaxBounty.

III. Submit a postback URL to MaxBounty

Postbacks are used to pass information about conversion. You have already copied one from the target platform (Voluum). Now, you need to submit it to the source platform (MaxBounty). In this section we describe how to submit this postback URL as a global postback that can be used in all campaigns in MaxBounty. In order to do so, perform the following steps:

  1. In MaxBounty, click the Profile option from the menu on the left.

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  2. Click the Edit button to edit your profile settings.

  3. In the Promotion methods section select the URL option from the Default Postback Type drop-down menu.

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

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  5. Click the Save button.

From now on, you can use this postback in all your offers.