Posts by Aziz Kamara

Spotlight: Run Your App Install Campaigns with ThriveTracker

Posted By Aziz Kamara on Nov 3 2017

During 2018, the mobile applications¬†industry will celebrate its tenth anniversary. In the ten years since this became a mainstream point of interest, the growth in this segment has been absolutely phenomenal, and performance marketing has been paying attention. Affiliates are increasingly aware of this market segment – centered squarely around app installs – and many…

Day of the Week (Week-parting) Redirect Rules

Posted By Aziz Kamara on Jan 18 2017

With Thrive, you’ve always been able to create day-parting redirect rules that redirect your traffic based on the time of the day. Now, you can also create rules that redirect traffic based on the day of the week! Want to redirect your weekend traffic to different landing pages and offers? Now you can. Still haven’t…

Flagging Whitelisted or Blacklisted Traffic Source Variables in Tracker

Posted By Aziz Kamara on Jan 10 2017

Thrive tracks the performance of custom variables such as keywords, geo-targets, site IDs, publishers, demographics, and much more from your traffic sources, but when you do something with those custom variables on those traffic source, such as blacklisting a particular underperforming keyword or increasing the bid of a well-performing geo target, there isn’t anything you…

Filtering Out Facebook’s “Prefetching” Clicks Inflating Your Stats

Posted By Aziz Kamara on Oct 12 2016

If you’ve been running Facebook traffic lately and have been using a tracker like Thrive to track your clicks, you may have experienced an increasing level of click inflation. What happens is the number of clicks tracked in your tracker is WAY higher than what is actually logged in your Facebook account and what Facebook…

Filtering Out Bot Traffic via Thrive Tracker (Incl. Detecting JavaScript!)

Posted By Aziz Kamara on Aug 23 2016

Every traffic source has some % of bot traffic, whether intentional or unintentional. Not only can you not monetize bot traffic, some bots are malicious, whether to scrape your content (e.g. spy tools) or to inflate the number of real visitors, and having these clicks co-mingled with your legitimate traffic stats could mislead your decision…