Voluum Documentation

MyLead and Voluum

MyLead is an affiliate network that uses various cost models and provides offers from almost all verticals. The following guide describes how to set up tracking of their offers with Voluum.

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Before You Start

The following things are required before digging into this guide:

  • An active MyLead account.

  • An active Voluum account

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

I. Add an affiliate Network to Voluum and get the Postback URL

In the first step, you will learn how to add MyLead affiliate network element to Voluum from a template. This will configure all tracking tokens and a postback URL automatically. In order to do so, perform the following steps:

  1. In Voluum, go to the Affiliate network view.

  2. Click the New affiliate network button.

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  3. Select the MyLead 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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You now have an affiliate network element added to Voluum and a postback URL stored in the clipboard.

II. Submit the Postback URL to MyLead

The second thing you need to do is to submit a postback URL that you have copied from Voluum to MyLeads. By doing so you will configure the MyLeads platform to report conversions to VOluum. In order to make this work, perform the following steps:

  1. In MyLead, select the For Webmasters option from the menu on the left.

  2. Go to the Postback view.

  3. Click the Add a new Postback URL button.

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

  5. Click the Save button.

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The postback URL has been added.

III. Add a Traffic Source to MyLead

MyLead requires defining what traffic source you are going to use in your campaign. You have to add a traffic source before you will be able to create a campaign. In order to do so, perform the following steps:

  1. In MyLead, go to the Traffic sources view.

  2. Click the New traffic source button.

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  3. Select and configure a traffic source that you want to use.

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Once you have created a traffic source, you can start creating a campaign.

IV. Create a campaign in MyLead

In order to create a campaign in MyLead, perform the following steps:

  1. In My Lead, select the Campaigns option from the menu on the left.

  2. Go to the List of campaigns view.

  3. Select an offer that you wish to promote.

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  4. Click the URL address option.

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  5. Select the traffic source that you have just created from the Chose the traffic sources drop-down menu.

  6. Provide a description of your promotion methods in the text field.

  7. Click the I have read the terms of program button.

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  8. Your offer is awaiting approval. Once it is approved, copy the offer link displayed on an offer page.

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You now have an offer URL copied in your clipboard. The last step takes place in Voluum.

V. Add an Offer to Voluum

In order to add a MyLead offer to Voluum, perform the following steps:

  1. In Voluum, go to the Offers view.

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

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  3. Select the MyLead affiliate network that you have just created from the Affiliate network drop-dow menu.

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

  5. Paste the offer URL that you have copied from MyLeads 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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Congratulations, you have completed the setup process. You can use this offer element in your campaigns in Voluum.