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Offline tekfrk

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Maybe not an SMF question, but.......
« on: May 06, 2012, 03:17:35 PM »
Hi everyone,
Im using portamx 1.45 on my SMF forum.
I have a block built for banners and I would like to tag the banner.
If someone clicks on the banner I have installed, I would like for the company that the banner belongs to, to be able to see where the banner was clicked from.
Hence, if the ckick the banner on my forum, how can the banner owner know it was clicked from my forum?

Can someone help with this or point me in the right direction?

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Re: Maybe not an SMF question, but.......
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2012, 03:22:51 PM »
The banner owner needs to take care of that.
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Re: Maybe not an SMF question, but.......
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2012, 11:36:19 PM »
It would matter if your hosting the banner or if they are hosting the banner. If they are hosting it then they definitely would have to figure something on their end. If your hosting it there are ways in coding up a tracker or such, but IMHO not needed.

All they have to do is on their landing page be able to track where the visitor was referred from. They can also do this from Google Analytics if they like.

If you need better statistics though there is Double Click. It is from Google, it lets you run banners that either your hosting for free or a customer has paid for. It gives you quite a bit of details and maybe that is what your looking for. Link is here https://www.google.com/intl/en_US/dfp/info/welcome.html , also you can run other advertisers with it and have sort of a competing ad slots.