Noviclick as a Traffic Source

Noviclick is a multiple ad format traffic source. It offers broad traffic targeting options and fraud filters. The following article describes how to set up tracking of their traffic with Voluum.

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Before You Start

The following things are required before you will be able to set up tracking:

  • An active Voluum account.

  • An active Noviclick account with some funds added

  • An offer, and optionally, a lander.

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

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I. Create a Campaign in Voluum

The first thing you need to do is to create a campaign in Voluum. This will provide you with a campaign URL that you will be able to submit as a destination URL to Noviclick. In order to do so, perform the following steps:

  1. Create an offer element. Read the Creating an Offer Element article to learn how to do that.

  2. (Optionally) Create a lander element. Read the Create a Lander Element article to learn more.

  3. Create a traffic source element. Voluum provides you with the Noviclick traffic source template, so you can use it and skip most of the manual setup. In order to use this template, perform the following steps:

    1. Go to the Traffic sources tab.

    2. Click the New traffic source button.

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    3. Select the Noviclick template.

    4. Click the Next button. The New traffic source form will appear.

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    5. You can change or adjust any option in the New traffic source form. Once you have done so, click the Save button.

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  4. Create a campaign

    In Voluum, click the New campaign button that is available in CampaignsOffersLanders, and Traffic sources tabs. The New campaign form will appear.

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    Caution

    Voluum Note: If you have Voluum DSP available on your account, you will have to additionally select the New TRK campaign option from the drop-down menu. 

    1. In the new campaign form, select the Private Workspace that you want this campaign to be assigned to from the Workspace drop-down menu.

    2. Select the Noviclick traffic source that you have just created from the Traffic source drop-down menu.

    3. Provide a name for the campaign in the Campaign name text field.

    4. Define the cost model that you will use.

    5. (Optionally) Select a lander you have previously created from the Landers drop-down menu.

    6. Select an offer that you have just created from the Offers drop-down menu.

    7. Click the Save button.

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    8. Click the Copy button next to the campaign URL to copy it to the clipboard and paste it to any text editing tool.

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    9. Click the Done button.

The first part is done. Proceed to step 2 of this guide.

II. Create a Campaign in Noviclick

The second thing you need to do is to create a campaign in Noviclick. In order to do so, perform the following steps:

  1. In Noviclick, click the Create campaign button.

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  2. Provide a name for your campaign in the Campaign name text field.

  3. Select the ad format.

  4. Set up budget options.

  5. Paste the campaign URL that you have copied from Voluum in the URL text field.

  6. Copy the key value from the conversion postback URL to the clipboard.

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  7. Set up other traffic targeting options according to your needs.

  8. Tick the box indicating that you have read campaign guidelines.

  9. Click the Create campaign button.

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III. Set up Traffic Source Postback URL in Voluum

The last thing to do is to set up [assing conversion info from Voluum to Noviclick. In order to do so, perform the following steps:

  1. In Voluum, edit the Noviclick traffic source that you have created.

  2. In the Passing conversion info to traffic source section, replace the word REPLACE in the traffic source postback URL with the key value that you have copied from Noviclick. Your edited traffic source postback URL should look something like this:

    https://panel.noviclick.com/postback?cid={externalid}&payout={payout}&key=1580107929
  3. Click the Save button.

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That is it. You have succesfully set up tracking of the Noviclick traffic with Voluum.