Google Updates Android App Promotion Policies

Effective immediately, all promotions of Android apps must comply with the Google Play App Promotion Policies outlined at https://play.google.com/about/developer-content-policy.html

Several high profile apps have recently been banned from the Google Play store, and as a result, our advertisers will be employing a zero tolerance policy towards non-compliance.

Non-compliant partners will be banned from the Banana Ads network and commissions forfeited.

We strongly urge you to audit all promotion types and creative being employed immediately.

For any questions, please feel free to contact us directly!

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How YOU can make cash with Mobile Content Offers (pin submits)

Source: charlesngo.com/mobilecontentoffers
“The following is a guest post by Alexander Tsatkin, who is the Vice President of Mobile at Matomy Media Group

In this guide, I will teach you exactly what mobile content offers are, how to run them, and why they’re so awesome.

Before I get started, I want to point out that networks use different names for these types of offers. Mobile content offers can also be called premium SMS, mobile subscription, pin submits, etc.

To keep it simple, I’ll call these offers mobile content.

What Are Mobile Content Offers?

Mobile content offers are mobile-based products that the user can pay to subscribe to and receive on a regular basis.

One of the most popular mobile content products used to be ringtones. Although they are still around and do well in certain countries, advertisers have become more creative and have started to offer new mobile content products including

  • Wallpapers
  • Anti-virus protection
  • Games
  • Win an iPad / iPhone
  • Fortune / Horoscopes
  • Adult Content
  • Battery Boosters
  • and Much more

How Do They Work?

When a user subscribes to a mobile content offer, they are charged directly on their phone bill or have the amount deducted from the credits available on their phone.

Because the billing model is through the users mobile carrier, the user doesn’t need to subscribe to the content using a credit card or another form of payment. This makes the conversion process much simpler.

There are several ways a user can subscribe to the mobile content using their carrier. Here I will briefly explain the different ways a user can subscribe so you can understand why some ways might be better than others.

• MO Flow - this is when the user gets an SMS / text message about the content they are trying to subscribe to and they need to confirm their subscription via SMS reply.

• MT Flow - this is when the user gets a pin code sent to their mobile device about the subscription. They need to revisit the offer page and submit the pin to confirm subscription.

• MSISDN Flow – these are the one/two click flows where a user can subscribe without leaving the offer page or using any SMS to confirm their subscription. They simply click accept/confirm on the offer page to subscribe to the content.

As you can probably guess, the MSISDN Flow is the best option because the conversion process is the most seamless one.

You might be wondering why all advertisers don’t just use the MSISDN Flow for all of their offers. This is because different regulations in different markets either allow or restrict advertisers to use some of these flows.

You may hear that mobile content offers are doing well in very specific geos at certain times. One of the reasons could be because regulations in those geos allow simpler user-flows that lead to higher conversion rates.

Regulations tend to change across the board all the time. This keeps advertisers always on the lookout for new countries or forces them to find new ways to make their offers work with the new regulations in place.

How to Run Mobile Content

Targeting is very important when you decide to run a mobile content offer.

Because carriers play the most important role (billing), WIFI traffic tends to be a terrible choice for these offers.

I suggest avoiding push traffic for these offers because chances are even though you are targeting phones with a certain carrier, the push notification can be clicked/opened when the user is on WIFI.

When first launching a mobile content offer, pay attention to the devices and carriers you are allowed to run for the offer.

Let’s say I choose to run an offer in Germany that accepts traffic from Android devices on Telekom and Vodafone carriers. Depending on the ad network, I usually set up two separate campaigns (one for each carrier, blocking WIFI) targeting Android phones. Although you probably won’t receive much tablet traffic if you’re targeting specific carriers and excluding WIFI, I would suggest blocking them anyway if you have the option.

The reason I like to separate these carriers from the beginning is because they may both have different flows. If Vodafone tends to do very well for me and Telekom doesn’t convert at all, I can just pause Telekom and focus on the Vodafone campaign.

Block WIFI and block tablets to get the highest probable traffic that might convert.

Another tip is to use a 3rd party tracking platform such as Mobit to track carriers. Mobit and similar track carriers automatically using 3rd party databases that look up the IP address and match it to the ISP/Carrier name.

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Note that different traffic vendors may use their own Database or another database so it is always recommended to capture Carrier Macros if available with your traffic source. If macros are available use those to optimize, as they will match the targeting available with the ad network better than any third party data. If the advertiser can provide IP ranges, those will be even more accurate.

Landing pages

In the past, mobile content offers used to perform well just direct linked. Although they still convert direct linked, affiliates have gotten creative and started using pre landing pages to increase their conversion rates.

Many of the landing pages you see on mobile have taken the same approach you would find on web offers, just with a mobile flair.

For example, “System Scan” types of landing pages work well for antivirus/battery mobile content offers. “Promo” or “You have a chance to win” landing pages adopted from the web work well for Win iPad/iPhone content offers. “Quiz” landing pages might work well for fortune offers. The list goes on and on. If you can find a unique angle for a mobile content offer, get ready to print some money.

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Note from Charles: Can you get inspiration from this image for a landing page?

Why You Should Run Mobile Content Offers

• Easy Conversions – One-click/Two-click flows allow for seamless subscriptions.
• High Payouts - The payouts for mobile content offers are generally higher than any other offers you’ll find for that geo.
• Global Scale – You can find mobile content offers in lots of geos. Carrier traffic can be very cheap in some of these countries… LATAM and Asia are two markets that are growing currently.
• Creativity - You have a lot more room for creativity in terms of pre-landers, banners, etc. Make sure to have your creative pre approved with your account manager to ensure payment and compliance.
• Exclusivity - It’s difficult for your competition to steal your campaigns/placements because spy tools can’t pick them up when targeting specific carriers.
• Endless Scale - Mobile content offers don’t have the same budgeting restrictions you see with app installs, lead gens, etc. Unlimited budgets allow for unlimited scale.”

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New Private Forum Created For Banana Ads Affiliates

New private forum created for Banana Ads affiliates!

We decided it was finally time to create a forum for our affiliates.  Recently, we’ve been putting our affiliates in touch with each other to work on campaigns together and share ideas.  Well, now we finally have a collaborative workspace where everyone can get involved “community style” and talk to each other.  We plan on adding TONS of resources inside the forum, including traffic source contacts, campaign ideas, free tutorials and access to paid content.  If you have other ideas for the forum, don’t be shy!  Please share your ideas with us.

Visit Forum.BananaAds.com and register using the same email you use to login to your Banana Ads affiliate interface and you will be promptly approved.  Since this is a private forum, no one outside of the Banana Ads affiliate community will be granted access.

Vegas here we come!

Banana Ads is hosting an open bar (unlimited free alcohol!) party with several other sponsors at Tao Nightclub (inside the Venetian) on Monday, January 13, 2014 during Affiliate Summit in Las Vegas.  If you’re gonna be in Vegas, come party with us!  We will have VIP wristbands to hand out at the show which will give you access to our table/bottle area during the party.  Our CEO, Mike Navarini, is also celebrating his 30th birthday during the summit so come party with him!

Click HERE for more info and to RSVP for the party.

 

 

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Christmas: The Best Time of the Year!

As the end of 2013 nears, here at Banana Ads our thoughts turn to those who have helped made this year a success.  A BIG THANK YOU to all of our traffic partners, colleagues, affiliates and advertisers!!!

A couple gifts we received today….

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Banana Ads Has a New User Interface For Affiliates :-)

Go ahead and log into your Banana Ads account, you will see a brand new interface. This new Interface offers a sleeker, more intuitive experience. With new javascript libraries and responsive design, this new interface is more lightweight and efficient, providing not only a better desktop experience, but also one that is mobile-responsive.  Rest assured, all of your stats and records will still match exactly what you saw in the old interface.

In addition to a complete new design, the new Publisher Interface includes three new interactive graph types – linear, pie, and bar graphs – that publishers can choose from to visualize stats, and can also include multiple data points like clicks against conversions and impressions. Publishers can also highlight any portion of these graphs to expand upon a certain time period to view more detailed information about performance during this duration.

This new release features an offer search that enables you to more easily search our offer selection. You can search by payout amount, payout type, country or category as well as filter results by offer category, payout range, country, and more.

Most importantly, the new design is mobile-responsive and was written in Angular JS, a javascript framework written by engineers from Google which enables developers to write rich web applications. The new Interface is a single-page javascript application, so when you load your browser you will first get a set of templates and logic, but instead of reloading the entire site on every click, a new click generates a small AJAX request that can be rendered quickly, significantly reducing the time it takes to load each page. The use of Angular JS ultimately means the new Interface is significantly faster than any previous version.

If you’d like to learn more about how to use the new platform, simply read on below!

Dashboard

Upon logging into the interface, you will land on the “Dashboard” (as seen above) where you have a ready overview of all the vital statistics and can navigate to all of the relevant functions.

Quick Stats

The Quick Stats panel provides you with a brief overview of all of the offers you are promoting over the last seven days. The stats in this panel show both the totals for each statistic as well as the change of each stat relative to the totals for the previous seven days. For example, you can view the total payout over the last seven days (e.g. $103.00) as well as how that amount compares to the payout amount for the previous seven days (e.g. -64% change).

Recent Notifications

The Recent Notifications panel provides you with a list of the five most recent notifications. To view a notification, simply click on the notification title. You can also view all of your notifications by clicking on the envelope icon in the top left corner which will take you to your Inbox where all of the notifications are kept.

Featured Offers

The Featured Offers panel provides you with a scrolling marquee of relevant offers that are available from the network for promotion. You can simply click on any of the offers presented in the panel and you will be directed to that offer’s landing page which contains the offer’s details, tracking link, etc.

Performance

The Performance panel provides you with an interactive graph of the data provided in the “Quick Stats” panel over the last seven days. By hovering your mouse over the data points on the graph (arranged by date), you can view the totals for impressions, clicks, conversions, and payout for multiple offers simultaneously. For a more in depth view, please navigate to “Performance Reports” under the “Reports” tab located in the navigation menu on the left hand side.

Main Navigation Menu

On the left hand side of the window you will find the navigation menu where you can access all of the functionalities provided in the affiliate interface. Each functionality is described below.

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By clicking on “Dashboard” you will automatically be directed to the same dashboard you see when you log into the affiliate interface. Please see the previous section for more detail about the dashboard.

The Offers category contains two options – “Browse/Search” and “My Offers” – and which one you choose to use depends upon how you want to search the offers available to you.

Browse/Search – Offers you a multitude of ways to filter the offers available to you. From the Offers:Browse/Search page, you can:

1. Search by Keywords

2. Implement Search Filters

3. Browse by Category

4. Browse by Country

My Offers – Displays only the offers you are currently promoting. You also have the same functionality as the “Browse/Search” option, but it only applies to those offers in specific.

The Reports category contains four different types of reports:“Performance”, “Conversion”, “Referral” and “Saved” reports.

Performance Report – This is much more than just a report! Here you have the ability to render and view your performance statistics in a variety of manners. This report is perhaps the most important fucntionality of the affiliate interface as it enables you to choose HOW you want to render your data, thereby giving you the power to analyze your data in new and meaningful ways.

Conversion Report – The conversion report not only displays each and every conversion, but also allows you to filter by date/time and various parameters (e.g. offers, category, country). You can also modify which report parameters you would like to be displayed for your conversions.

Referral Report – The referral report tracks commisions generated from your referred users. You can search and browse your referrals by keyword, date/time, as well as group them by date and/or affiliate.

Saved Reports – This report keeps track of all of the reports you have chosen to save.

The Tools category contains two options – “Ad Groups” and “Pixels/Postbacks” – which allow you to manage various aspects of the offers you are promoting.

Ad Groups – Here you are able to manage multiple creatives and offers. As with the functions mentioned above, you have the ability to filter your data displayed. You can filter by keyword, date/time and activity status. You also have the ability to change the activity status of any creative/offer.

Pixels/Postbacks – Here you are able to manage third-party conversion tracking pixels and postback URLs. From this page, you can either delete or modify the tracking pixel code/postback URL. If you need to further modify either the pixel tracking link or postback URL, simply click on said item and you will be redirected to it’s detail page where you can do so.

 

The Search Offers field allows you to quickly search for any offer within your network using any identifier that is relevant to your search. If you already know the best keyword related to a particular offer, this function is the fastest way to find and navigate to said offer.

Secondary Menu Functions

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You will have noticed by now the three icons at the top of the Navigation Menu . The person icon represents your settings menu. The envelope icon represents your Notifications Inbox. The credit card icon represents your billing system. By clicking on these icons you will be directed to the corresponding functions.

Your Settings Menu

When you click on the person icon, a drop down menu will be revealed consisting of “My Account”, “Contact Support” and “Logout”.

  • My Account: Allows you to modify your account details as well as manage the users for the account.
  • Contact Support: When you click on “Contact Support” you will be automatically redirected to your email program to compose an email to our outstanding support team.
  • Logout: As the term implies, by clicking on “Logout” you will be logging yourself out of the affiliate interface.

Notifications Inbox

When you click on the envelope icon, you will be directed to your Inbox where you can view and manage all of your notifications.

Billing

When you click on the credit card icon, you will be directed to the built-in billing system. Here you are greeted with an Overview of your account balance, payout to date and payout per year, followed by your Billing Details, a list of all your invoices to date and finally a list of all your payments to date. On this page you are able to modify your payment method (e.g. check, PayPal, wire), view individual invoices, and view individual payment receipts.

Dashboard

Upon logging into the interface, you will land on the “Dashboard” (as seen above) where you have a ready overview of all the vital statistics and can navigate to all of the relevant functions.

Quick Stats

The Quick Stats panel provides you with a brief overview of all of the offers you are promoting over the last seven days. The stats in this panel show both the totals for each statistic as well as the change of each stat relative to the totals for the previous seven days. For example, you can view the total payout over the last seven days (e.g. $103.00) as well as how that amount compares to the payout amount for the previous seven days (e.g. -64% change).

Recent Notifications

The Recent Notifications panel provides you with a list of the five most recent notifications. To view a notification, simply click on the notification title. You can also view all of your notifications by clicking on the envelope icon in the top left corner which will take you to your Inbox where all of the notifications are kept.

Featured Offers

The Featured Offers panel provides you with a scrolling marquee of relevant offers that are available from the network for promotion. You can simply click on any of the offers presented in the panel and you will be directed to that offer’s landing page which contains the offer’s details, tracking link, etc.

Performance

The Performance panel provides you with an interactive graph of the data provided in the “Quick Stats” panel over the last seven days. By hovering your mouse over the data points on the graph (arranged by date), you can view the totals for impressions, clicks, conversions, and payout for multiple offers simultaneously. For a more in depth view, please navigate to “Performance Reports” under the “Reports” tab located in the navigation menu on the left hand side.

Main Navigation Menu

On the left hand side of the window you will find the navigation menu where you can access all of the functionalities provided in the affiliate interface. Each functionality is described below.

new_affiliate_interface_2.png

 

By clicking on “Dashboard” you will automatically be directed to the same dashboard you see when you log into the affiliate interface. Please see the previous section for more detail about the dashboard.

The Offers category contains two options – “Browse/Search” and “My Offers” – and which one you choose to use depends upon how you want to search the offers available to you.

Browse/Search – Offers you a multitude of ways to filter the offers available to you. From the Offers:Browse/Search page, you can:

1. Search by Keywords

2. Implement Search Filters

3. Browse by Category

4. Browse by Country

My Offers – Displays only the offers you are currently promoting. You also have the same functionality as the “Browse/Search” option, but it only applies to those offers in specific.

The Reports category contains four different types of reports:“Performance”, “Conversion”, “Referral” and “Saved” reports.

Performance Report – This is much more than just a report! Here you have the ability to render and view your performance statistics in a variety of manners. This report is perhaps the most important fucntionality of the affiliate interface as it enables you to choose HOW you want to render your data, thereby giving you the power to analyze your data in new and meaningful ways.

Conversion Report – The conversion report not only displays each and every conversion, but also allows you to filter by date/time and various parameters (e.g. offers, category, country). You can also modify which report parameters you would like to be displayed for your conversions.

Referral Report – The referral report tracks commisions generated from your referred users. You can search and browse your referrals by keyword, date/time, as well as group them by date and/or affiliate.

Saved Reports – This report keeps track of all of the reports you have chosen to save.

The Tools category contains two options – “Ad Groups” and “Pixels/Postbacks” – which allow you to manage various aspects of the offers you are promoting.

Ad Groups – Here you are able to manage multiple creatives and offers. As with the functions mentioned above, you have the ability to filter your data displayed. You can filter by keyword, date/time and activity status. You also have the ability to change the activity status of any creative/offer.

Pixels/Postbacks – Here you are able to manage third-party conversion tracking pixels and postback URLs. From this page, you can either delete or modify the tracking pixel code/postback URL. If you need to further modify either the pixel tracking link or postback URL, simply click on said item and you will be redirected to it’s detail page where you can do so.

 

The Search Offers field allows you to quickly search for any offer within your network using any identifier that is relevant to your search. If you already know the best keyword related to a particular offer, this function is the fastest way to find and navigate to said offer.

Secondary Menu Functions

new_affiliate_interface_3.png

You will have noticed by now the three icons at the top of the Navigation Menu . The person icon represents your settings menu. The envelope icon represents your Notifications Inbox. The credit card icon represents your billing system. By clicking on these icons you will be directed to the corresponding functions.

Your Settings Menu

When you click on the person icon, a drop down menu will be revealed consisting of “My Account”, “Contact Support” and “Logout”.

  • My Account: Allows you to modify your account details as well as manage the users for the account.
  • Contact Support: When you click on “Contact Support” you will be automatically redirected to your email program to compose an email to our outstanding support team.
  • Logout: As the term implies, by clicking on “Logout” you will be logging yourself out of the affiliate interface.

Notifications Inbox

When you click on the envelope icon, you will be directed to your Inbox where you can view and manage all of your notifications.

Billing

When you click on the credit card icon, you will be directed to the built-in billing system. Here you are greeted with an Overview of your account balance, payout to date and payout per year, followed by your Billing Details, a list of all your invoices to date and finally a list of all your payments to date. On this page you are able to modify your payment method (e.g. check, PayPal, wire), view individual invoices, and view individual payment receipts.

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5 tips to make more money like a pro with CPA offers

Most of you already know that Banana Ads gives you access to exclusive deals and offers that are not available when going direct with advertisers. Many of these sought-after programs are based on a Pay Per Lead model, which has become increasingly popular with affiliates.

Unfortunately, too many affiliates fail in promoting such programs because they don’t fully understand how it works in the background, on the advertiser’s back-end.

If you want to win the game and make more money, you need to know the rules first, right?

That’s why today we’ll quickly go over the mechanics behind a PPL offer and most importantly, how professional marketers succeed at promoting them.

Pay-Per-Lead in 60 seconds

In essence, a PPL program is a calculated risk exercise for an advertiser which, when correctly planned and executed, can prove to be a serious win-win arrangement for both parties, advertiser and affiliates.

For the affiliates: they get paid for each lead, which allows them to cash their earnings quickly. No need to wait for conversions or rebills. It’s paid upfront in full trust that leads will convert according to a predetermined ratio. WIN.

For the advertiser: if a cost per acquisition target has been properly set, the leads convert at the expected ratio and, unlike revshare, future rebill revenues are kept as a bonus for the risk assumed by fronting the money in the first place. WIN.

Everybody wins.

But unfortunately, It’s not that easy. As we said earlier, successfully promoting PPL programs requires an understanding of the delicate balance on which “the Deal” relies.

One of the common misconceptions about PPL offers is that it is the easiest and most lucrative way of making money with online advertising these days, since you can send in about any type of traffic and get paid for your leads.

WRONG.

Advertisers agree to pay for the leads but are expecting conversions in return.

Obvious?

Yes. But you would be surprised to know how many affiliates seem to forget it.

In fact, it is such a big stake in this game, it can’t afford to be forgotten. This is also the main reason why an affiliate might get kicked out of a PPL program.

Now let’s see how to avoid this unpleasant situation and how you can use simple tips to get a higher payout!

#1 – Test your traffic sources.

BEFORE sending them to PPL offers.

Know what they’re worth.

Not sure?

Then you should:

#2 – Ask yourself…Would I send this traffic on revshare?

If the answer is no, it’s not good enough for PPL either. People will choose PPL over revshare to have their bankroll grow faster and investment recovered on the shorter term. For the long-term, revshare is often more profitable if you’re ready to allow for months, if not years to see its profit at full potential with rebill revenues.

#3 – Track your results with your affiliate manager

Show them that you’re involved and interested in succeeding, and that you wish to improve your sales.  Affiliate managers are the best people to help and give you helpful advice.

#4 – Blend in your traffic sources to balance your ratios

With the help of your Affiliate Manager, try balancing your different traffic sources to achieve a good volume/quantity ratio to maximize your leads and maintain a good CPA.

If you’re then able to keep things going smoothly in the right direction…

#5 – Deal yourself a higher payout!

Go ahead and ask! We want you to make more money!

By following the previous tips, you’ve let your affiliate manager know that you’re looking forward to a serious and successful, long-term business relationship with us.

That should earn you a bump! :)

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Make more Money using a better Call to Action

For the online marketer, turning traffic into sales is an endless challenge. Looking into new ways of achieving better conversion figures is what drives everyone.

But what happens when the results aren’t there? When your traffic is somewhat qualified, your content comes from top-quality sources but… the leads and sales count turn out to be underwhelming?

Whether you’re operating a blog network or a full blown paysite, you should start looking for what looks to be the weakest link in your sales funnel: your call to actions (CTAs).

Let’s see a few simple tips that if applied successfully, could translate into an immediate rise in conversions so you can ultimately make more money.

#1 – Be Clear and Specific

If you want your visitors to fill out a form, tell them to Register Here. If you want them to follow a link, tell them to Click Here. Tell them exactly what they need to do.

Also, ALWAYS make sure that the content awaiting your visitors on the other side of the link is really what you told them it is. Using deceitful tactics won’t pay in the long run.

#2 – Visibility is Key

Most of the people that land on your site won’t scroll down to find hidden content. Make sure that you make good use of everything located above the fold by strategically displaying your rich content. You’ll always have enough space elsewhere for big logos or another row of pictures.

Use prime space for what really matters: making money!

#3 – Speak with Authority

Tell people what you want them to do, and do so with confidence and authority and avoid over complicated wording that will have people “wonder if…”

Don’t let them go there. You need to kill any potential hesitation right from the start.

Adding a feeling of urgency always helps to improve results. Just try not to overdo it or it will look like a bad infomercial.

Try A/B testing your CTA by adding the words “NOW” and “IMMEDIATE”. These little add-ons can make a big difference. We’ve observed as much as 20% more response in some cases.

Crazy what a few little words can do, eh? In marketing, the $$$’s in the details.

#4 – Restrict the options

Don’t paralyze your visitors with too many choices!

If you have the options Sign Up Now, Subscribe to the Newsletter, and Watch The Video Today, all within 3 inches’ of screen space, you might find that none of them are being chosen.

This is because your visitor is as confused as you are. Pick your focus, and they will too.

The more focused your CTA, the better your results.

#5 – Make it big and obvious, yet simple and effective

A call to action can’t be too big. At least people will see it. In fact, it’s much better than having a CTA  that visitors won’t even notice. So when in doubt about the size, bigger is always better.

Also make sure it has some air around it, and that it stands out from the rest of your site by opting for contrasting colors and distinctive look.

You want people to See it, Read it and Click it

When you start to apply any of the initiatives above, you will start to think differently about the way you sell.

Your strategy will be greatly improved, if you can remember to do the following for each CTA

Use a few lines before your CTA to properly introduce the sale.

Sell by outlining the benefits to ease the decision making for your visitor.

Use an old and controversial marketing technique: Play devil’s advocate.

On this last one and against popular belief, playing devils’s advocate can actually enhance persuasion on visitors who see their concerns addressed before they commit to buy.

Something like  ”You could be thinking that {insert negative assumption here}…  Here’s why it’s not true: {bullet list of positive proofs of value}” can work magic with apprehensive customers.

In the end, always remember that the quality of your call to action will directly impact your leads and sales generation operations.

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Banana Ads How-to Guide: How can I be accepted into Banana Ads?

A recurring question our support staff gets is : How can I get accepted as a Banana Ads affiliate?

We receive hundreds of applications a month and decline most of them. We carefully select each skilled publisher/webmaster/pajama-wearing affiliate  we work with. This means that we are able to give them the attention that they deserve as opposed to letting everyone into our program and becoming yet another faceless CPA network. Now you’ll learn what we’re looking for and this will give you more insight as to why some applications are refused.

One of the main reasons behind most application refusals is pretty straightforward:

There is a lack of information on the application form - or even worse: it’s empty! Without any information about you and your business, we can’t approve your application.

How to properly fill out the form :

  1. There are several question/answer boxes at the bottom of the application, please use them! It’s probably the most important part of the form that needs to be filled in.
  2. Don’t be shy! Tell us as much as you can about yourself, what you do and how you plan to promote with us.
  3. Give us detailed information about the type of traffic you’re pushing and the different sources it comes from. This means a lot to us.
  4. Please, fill out the entire form. We took the time to narrow down a few essential questions to learn what we need to know. We’re not playing big brother here, we just want to better know the people we’re doing business with.

How fast is the approval process?

Hang tight, you’ll get an answer in the next few days. We’re hiring new support staff to help process the volume of applications we receive.  If you can’t wait, contact us via phone/email/skype.

What type of traffic do you accept?

This is a pretty broad question. If you’re unsure that your traffic will be accepted by our network, please contact an affiliate manager now and find out.  Every offer in our system is different and different advertisers desire different types of traffic on each offer.  In general, we accept any legal/unspammy traffic such as PPC, PPV, email, intext, display, incent, non-incent, social, etc.  It all depends on the offer!

Final Word

Please know that we’re doing our best to accept the maximum amount of new applicants. Make sure you provide us with all relevant information as it’ll help us get a better picture of your business and consider your request accordingly. Good business relationships are built on trust. We’re transparent about our operations, so please be as forthcoming with yours in return.

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10 Common Google AdWords Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

One of our affiliates sent us this article today (see below).  We thought it had some good points that you, our affiliates, could use.  Anyone running search / 3rd party search (or any other form of traffic), can probably apply a few of these tips to a campaign they are currently running.

Click here to read the article: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229660#ixzz2m7MQRMWA

 

 

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