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Advidi and Voluum

Advidi is a global affiliate network that serves offers from many verticals. This network is fully-integrated with Voluum, which makes the whole setup even easier. The following guide describes how to set up tracking of Advidi offers with Voluum in a traditional way or using the integration feature.

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The Integration Feature

Integrating Advidi and Voluum allows the latter platform to fetch offers and display them in Voluum. You will be able to search, apply for and track Advidi offers without leaving Voluum, inside one interface. The integration between these networks has to be done only once. To perform an integration, you will have to submit your Advidi API key to Voluum, which is described below.

Before You Start

The following things are required to set up tracking:

  • An active Voluum account

  • An active Advidi account

Once you have everything, you can proceed with the rest of the guide.

Method 1: Integrate Advidi network With Voluum And Set Up Tracking

The first method is based on the integration feature. To set up an Advidi offer in Voluum using this method, perform the following steps:

  1. Get an API key from Advidi.

    You need an API key to authenticate requests to Advidi made by Voluum on your behalf.

    1. In Advidi, click the Reporting API button in the top bar.

    2. Copy the account ID to the clipboard and paste it to any text editing tool.

    3. Copy the API key to the clipboard. and paste it to any text editing tool.

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  2. Integrate Advidi and Voluum.

    Integration can be performed when adding an Advidi affiliate network element in Voluum.

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

    2. Click the New affiliate network button.

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    3. Select the Advidi affiliate network template.

    4. Click the Next button.

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    5. Click the Add integration button.

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    6. Provide your Advidi API key.

    7. Provide your account ID.

    8. Click the Save API key button.

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    9. In the New affiliate network pop-up window, click the Save button. Do not change the name of this network as you will lose the integration.

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  3. Get an integrated offer.

    Once the integration is completed, you have to wait for approximately 20 minutes for Voluum to fetch Advidi offers.

    1. In Voluum, go to the Offers tab.

    2. Click the New offer tab.

    3. Select the Add from Affiliate network option from the drop-down menu.

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    4. Select an offer you want to promote. and click the Add to tracker button.

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    5. Select the Advidi affiliate network from the drop-down menu.

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

    7. Click the Save button.

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Once saved, this offer can be used in campaign funnels in Voluum. If you want more offers from Advidi, you can jump straight into getting an offer without going through the integration or adding an affiliate network processes.

Method 2: Track Advidi Offers Without Integration

This method follows a standard path of adding an offer.

  1. Add Advidi affiliate network to Voluum and get a postback URL.

    The first thing you should do is to add an affiliate network to Voluum. this will provide you with a postback URL that you will submit to Advidi later.

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

    2. Click the New affiliate network button.

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    3. Select the Advidi affiliate network 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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  2. Get an offer from Advidi and set up a postback URL.

    1. In Advidi, go to the Offers tab.

    2. Select an offer you want to promote. Note that some offers require approval.

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    3. Go to the Testing & Tracking tab.

    4. Paste the postback URL that you have copied from Voluum in the Postback URL (Server pixel) text field.

    5. Click the Save button.

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    6. Go to the Creatives tab.

    7. Click the Get link button next to the creative.

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    8. Copy the offer link to the clipboard.

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      You have now obtained an offer URL.

  3. Add an Advidi offer to Voluum.

    1. In Voluum, go to the Offers tab.

    2. Click the New offer button and select the Create new offer option from the drop-down menu.

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    3. Select the Advidi affiliate network from the drop-down menu.

    4. Provide a name for the offer in the Offer name text field.

    5. Paste the offer URL that you have copied from Advidi in the Offer URL text field.

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

    7. Click the Save button.

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You can now use this offer element in your campaign funnels in Voluum.