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Affiliate Traps

Affiliate Traps destroy the customer journey and steal the advertisers ROI. Protect your brand reputation, monitor your advertising budget and safeguard your users buying journey!!

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Cookie Hijacking

Cookie hijacking is the insertion of an affiliate cookie by distributing adware through web browser extensions or software applications. The publishers hijack the click elements on advertisers' websites. You can prevent customer journey hijacking with our affiliate monitoring services.

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Cookie Stuffing

Cookie stuffing is an illegitimate technique where the affiliates drop multiple cookies on a user's browser through adwares, intending to monetize the sales happening from that browser. Protect your marketing budget with our affiliate monitoring services.

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Misleading Deals

It is a technique of drawing the buyer attention by showcasing deals and coupons with improper labelling and injecting affiliation to earn a commission.

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Typosquatting

Typo-squatting, also known as URL hijacking, is a type of affiliate trap where domain registrars, ISP's, affiliates, and threat actors register domains similar to legitimate ones of targeted and trusted entities to earn commissions.

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Adware Round Tripping

The publishers steal legitimate buyers of a brand by navigating them to its website and directing them back to the advertiser page. The web browser extension, windows apps, or Mac dmg can monitor users browsing activity & distract them during their buying lifecycle.

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Competitors Ads

Competitor Ads

It is an affiliate trap where malicious affiliates distract legitimate buyers on the advertiser's page by showing lucrative deals from competitors. Advertisers lose on brand reputation and brand revenues.

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Price Comparison

Price Comparison

Price comparison is a methodology of distracting the genuine buyers with luring advertisements on product and item pages and redirecting them back to the advertiser's page adding affiliate cookies.

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Sweep Stakes

Sweep Stakes

The type of affiliate trap in which buyer information is collected through a campaign, offering a reward for the winning contestant. The malicious affiliates do not award but only collect user data for selling to the marketing companies.

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Brand Bidding

Brand Bidding

Brand bidding is the practice of bidding on branded terms or keywords of an advertiser. The publishers intend to attract users when that brand name is entered as a search term. They can then redirect the users either to the advertiser's site with an affiliate link or to the competitor's website and monetize the sales.

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Comment Spamming

Publishers spam the comments section with their affiliate links, on youtube videos or social media pages. These links redirects the users to the advertisers page brands reputation is dimnished with such acts.

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Forced Click

The user is fored to click on one of the tabs displayed on the publisher website. Upon clicking, the user is redirected to the advertiser page and affiliation link is injected. The user experience with the brand is hampered and the advertisers lose their marketing budgets.

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Paid Ads Violation

Malicious affiliates use brand keywords to display paid ads on search engines or consume the advertising budget of paid ads to get their ads on top of paid advertisements on any search result pages.

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Cloaking

Cloaking is an act of shortening the affiliate links for a higher click-through rate. It hurts the marketing budget of advertisers and genuine publishers of the brand. The publishers use illegitimate ways to replace the affiliate links in the URL and earn commission by stealing the users attracted by other affiliates.

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Brand Infringement

To attract users, malicious publishers use the brand assets like the brand name, logo, or other creatives of established brands. They use the name of the brands to build their user base and earn the affiliate commission.

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Improper Influence

Publishers use the technique to deceive the users by redirecting them to the advertiser's page or a competitor's page without their knowledge and consent. This type of promotion directly hits the brand reputation and their customer experience.

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Misdirect

The invisible element injected by web browser extensions or apps redirects the buyer to the product page that the buyer was not looking for at the first point.

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Modification on Organic Search

Web browser extensions and adware can add their frames or widgets on the organic search result page. When a buyer clicks on these, an affiliate link gets injected.

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