Creating a Campaign with a Redirect Method - Part 1: General

Provide General Campaign Information

The first part of this guide will show how to add basic campaign information:

  1. In Voluum, go to Campaigns. The Campaigns view will show up.

  2. Click the New campaign button and select the Advanced option from the drop-down menu. The New campaign form will show up.


    Voluum Info: If you have Voluum DSP platform integrated with your Voluum Tracker platform, you will have to select additionally New TRK campaign option from the drop-down menu. If you want to create the new Voluum DSP campaign, read the Getting Started with Voluum DSP article.

  3. From the Traffic source drop-down menu select a traffic source element that you have previously created. The traffic source's name will be automatically added as a prefix to the campaign's name.

  4. (Optional) Select a tag from the Country tag drop-down menu. If the campaign is intended for multiple geos, leave the Global option selected.


    Voluum Info: This option only determines which flow templates (including landers and offers) will be available to select from the drop-down menu. If you select one country, for example United States, all the flow templates with the United States and Global country label will being displayed during selection.

  5. Provide a unique and meaningful name for your campaign in the Campaign name text field. The name of the campaign in Voluum is based on the following pattern: {selected_traffic_source} - {country_label or Global} - {your_unique_custom_name}. You can use emojis in your campaign name: simply right-click on the Campaign name text field and select Emojis option from the menu.

  6. Select one of the Cost model radio buttons. If you have selected to track costs with one of the four cost models (CPC, CPM, CPA, RevShare), provide also the cost value in the Cost value text field. To learn more about tracking costs, read the Track Costs and Payouts article.

  7. (Optional) The Conversion reporting to traffic source option can be used if you want to override your traffic source postback URL or redirect pixel settings. This override gives you an option to differentiate between conversion types when firing back information about conversion to your traffic source platform. Read the Custom Traffic Source Postback URLs article to learn more.

  8. (Optional) If you have the Workspaces feature enabled on your account, select the Private Workspace from the drop-down menu that this campaign will be assigned to. To learn more, read the Workspaces: Overview article.

  9. (Optional) To enhance search functionality, you can always add tags to the campaign defined by you. Keep in mind that tags can only contain letters, numbers, and underscores.

  10. (Optional) You can add notes to your campaign regarding its content or goals.

  11. You have provided all basic information for your campaign. Now, you are going to define the campaign's destination click the Next button to go to the Destination tab.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions about creating the campaign at this point? You might find the answer below: