(Beta Features) PropellerAds Full Integration

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Integration in Beta version

Voluum and PropellerAds full integration is in the Beta stage and may change prior to its official release.

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How Can You Benefit From The Full Integration?

The full API integration gives you the following benefits:

  • Have your cost information automatically synchronized on all levels, from a placement level to the whole campaign.

  • Check the status of your campaigns.

  • Change bids for a single placement or for the whole campaign straight from Voluum.

  • Pause or restore your campaigns from within Voluum.

Before You Start

Before you can add the integration, you need the following things:

  • An active Voluum account with the integration option enabled.

  • A PropellerAds API key. You can get it by performing the following steps:

    1. In PropellerAds, go to the Profile tab.

    2. Click the Create token button.

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    3. Provide a name for the token and click the propellerads_integration5.png icon.

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    4. Your API key has been created. Click the propellerads_integration6.png button to copy it to the clipboard.

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  • At least one campaign in PropellerAds running and tracked by Voluum. Read the PropellerAds as a Traffic Source article to learn more.

I. Setting up the Integration

In order to add an integration, perform the following steps:

  1. In Voluum, click the profile_settings.png icon to go to the Settings menu.

  2. Go to the Integrations tab.

  3. In the TRAFFIC SOURCE INTEGRATION BETA section, click the Add integration button.

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  4. Click the Add integrations button next to the PropellerAds traffic source.

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  5. Provide the API token that you have obtained from PropellerAds.

  6. Click the Next button.

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  7. Select the campaign run status after the integration.

  8. Select which campaigns should be integrated.

  9. Click the Add integration button.

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  10. Your accounts have been integrated.

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II. Working With Integrated Campaigns

The integrated campaigns are marked with the integrated_icon.png icon. To make use of the integration, make sure that you have the following columns visible by clicking the columns.png button and ticking the appropriate boxes:

  • Actions

  • Bids

  • Status

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Each change you make in Voluum will have an instantaneous effect in PropellerAds. Find out what you can do with integrated campaigns:

Check the status of integrated campaigns:

You can observe the status of your integrated campaign in the Status column.

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Pause or restore an integrated campaign:

You can pause or restore an entire integrated campaign in the Campaigns view, in the Actions column:

  • To pause a running campaign, click the pause.png button.

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  • To restore a paused campaign, click the run.png button.

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Pause or restore a single custom variable of an integrated campaign:

To pause or restore a single custom variable, create a specific campaign report and group data by a given custom variable. Then you will be able to take actions in the Actions column:

  • To pause a running variable, click the pause.png button next in a given table row.

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  • To restore a paused variable, click the run.png button next in a given table row.

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Change bids for an integrated campaign:

You can change bids of the whole campaign in the Campaigns view, in the Bids column. Every bid adjustment is automatically saved.

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Change bid for a single custom variable of an integrated campaign:

To change a bid on a single custom variable level, create a specific campaign report and group data by a given custom variable, Then you will be able to change bids in the Bid column.

  • To change a bid on a single custom variable level, click the Default button and provide a bid value. Every bid adjustment is automatically saved.

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  • To change your custom bid back to a default one, click the restore_default_bid_buttob.png button.

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