Tracking Links

How-To articles to track links

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What Is a Destination URL?

Destination URL is the main location or main site you want visitors to be redirected to when they click your Tracking Link. for example your Landing page URL, Affiliate Link URL..etc

What Is a Tracking Link?

A  tracking link is a URL generated by ClickGum when you create a new Tracker or a new Rotator. You should use that Tracking Link when directing anyone to a specific online location. This allows ClickGum to track clicks and redirect user...

How do I set up a very basic tracking link?

To create a new Tracker, Simply click on “Link”. Then Create new link.   To set up a very basic tracking link all you need to do is enter:     Destination URL – which is the URL you want users to be redirected to when they hit your track...

How do I use ClickGum for A/B Split Testing?

The idea behind split testing is pretty simple: Rather than show a single page, which may or may not does well, you show different visitors different pages and watch the results of each page, looking for the page that produces the best results. ...

Can I use Sub-IDs with my tracking links?

Absolutely! If you want you can add a Sub-ID to the end of any tracking link for even more granular tracking. For example, here’s a regular tracking link: > > http://click.yourdomain.com/[username]/[linkID]?s1=homepage?s2=topbanner > You ...

Can I use ClickGum to shorten links?

You sure can! Link and URL shortening became popular when Twitter counted every character in your URL against your tweet length. That’s all changed, but link shortening can still be valuable for marketing reasons. All you need to do is create y...

What are all the different columns in my link stats?

TC — Total Clicks: the total number of clicks your link has received. UC — Unique clicks:  Unique clicks your link has received. If the same person clicks your link 5 times that would generate 5 total clicks, but only 1 unique click. A — Act...

What should I use—split testing or rotators?

If you want to test your own squeeze pages, landing pages, etc. and you want to track conversions, you almost always want to use the standard Split Testing system under the Links menu. On the other hand, if you manage ad co-ops or sell solo ads,...