MGID & LandingTrack. Start automating your Native Campaigns.

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Thinking about starting automating all your Native Campaigns with LandingTrack and MGID?

The power of automation between MGID and LandingTrack will boost your daily activity, increase your CTR, save time and definitely money.

Automation has come to help all of us to be more efficient in our daily work. Bots are actually made to help us, to do the hard task and make our work easier. The integration between MGID and LandingTrack will definitely make a difference in your Native Campaigns.

STEP 1 — Adding MGID as Traffic Source

Go to Traffic Source Tab and click on > +Connect new Source; from the list of options select > Integrated DPSd

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Look for MGID. In order to connect with them, you will need a total of 2 fields to be filled.

1- Your MGID email for the field Users

2- Your MGID Password for the field Password

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After saving LandingTrack will ask you to double-check your credentials, just Click on Check API button

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Check your credentials and click on Check API button again.

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Green Check¡ means we are fully Integrated with MGID but, We will suggest you add some more steps such us — URL Tokens and Outgoing Postback

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Now that we are synchronized with MGID let’s have a look on > Edit button.

The following Parameters and will be provided by default for each MGID URL :

  • s= — (the one need it in order to track the site)
  • bid= — The cost of the visit (how much you pay for a click)
  • cmp= — Campaign ID, as registered in their system
  • Keyword={} — Category where your ad will be displayed.
  • b= ID of the banner displayed.

?&p=mgid&s={}&bid=&pid={}&cmp={}&keyword={}&b=

Since you will need to add Banners no worries, this option comes later on, Once we generate the Campaign URL.

STEP 2 — Creating a campaign (Dimension) on LandingTrack

Remember you have three different ways to create a dimension.

1- From an existing Flow see how

2- From Menu Offerssee how

3- From Dimension Menu: see bellow

Click on button > New Dimension

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You will be redirected to our Dimension creator.

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First, we will recommend you to click on the pencil right bellow the bucket to add your Campaign Name, at the same time you will see displayed all your offers with the name and status (right side), click on the left arrow button to add them to your Dimension.

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As you can see, now we have added two offer on our dimension and if we like to add more we just need to click on the left arrow next to the offer

You will be redirected to its profile:

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Want to know everything About Dimensions? see full guide HERE

Dimension: Configuration Options:

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See full guide HERE

Dimension: Traffic Sources Section:

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See full guide HERE

Get Campaign URL:

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Optimization Rules:

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As you may know already, LandingTrack can optimize the traffic base on different rules, here its when automation comes into action :

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— Campaign Optimization Rules.

You can always check our guide — to refresh the concept.

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Getting the URL for MGID

Click on button > + Get Campaign URL

Select MGID as your traffic source, tick Encrypt Portal Name, and Banner Token, then select your Domain and your Traffic Segment;

Finally, copy the Campaign Name and URL we provide you with:

IMPORTANT: Copy the Full name that we provide you with and the Full URL:

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REMEMBER: Use the Dimension name on MGID Campaign Name and LandingTrack URL for the Campaign URL.

STEP 3 — Creating a campaign on MGID

Once you have log in to your MGID Account click on > ADD campaign

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Remember we are Advertiser for MGID.

The first thing to do will be adding your Campaign name — Do not forget to copy/paste the whole name LandingTrack provide you with. IE: Dimension 5d7251….

Select your Campaign type:

1- NOT DEFINED

2- PRODUCT PROMOTIONS

3- CONTENT PROMOTIONS

4- PUSH

And right after that your Campaign Category and Campaign Language. This will be basically where you would like to advertise your advertiser materials.

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We have selected the option — Block before shown (ON) which means that after the campaign has been approved by the MGID team, it will not start, instead will be paused.

Next move will be for TARGETING:

Select your country/geo where you would like to promote your advertiser materials

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The browser and Browser language Targeting

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And finally Targeting OS

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If you notice we will always have the “Approximate impressions Daily” on your right side of the screen

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After filling your Targeting options click on button > CONFIRM to keep setting up your Campaign at MGID.

Next step will be Schedule, you can either set it up on MGID :

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Or start using all the automation that LandingTrack can offer to you > OPtimization Rules:

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Once you have decided when you would like to be running your Advertising materials with MGID it is time to move to the following options:

1- LIMITS: set caps for your campaign base on Clicks / Budget or Conversions. But again, it is time for you to set up all those rules on LandingTRack to start working with automation.

2- TRACKING TAGS: You can set up UTM or any custom tracking tags.If you need to add any custom tracking instead of Google Analytics you need to use this option:

Allowed characters: 0–9, A-Z, a-z, -, _, =, +, &, /, :, ^ . The following macros tags are also allowed: - When you use these macros, please pay attention (take into account) that click status might be reconsidered as non-relevant after the fact. If you are not sure — seek assistance

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Once you have finished we should look at the next step: CONVERSION SENSOR:

This section is for you to send conversions back to MGID platform so you can check your stats also with them.

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This is the Postback from MGID: http://a.mgid.com/postback?c={{PID}}&e=interest312290&r={{PAYOUT}}

Just copy-paste yours, and let’s set it up on LandingTrack. Menu side click on > Traffic Sources and select Adskeeper, then click on

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EASY¡

Once we have finished:

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Time to create your Teaser Campaign, remember we are running Native Ads and would be needing an image, headline and body text for your advertiser material.

Click on the button > + right below ADS to start adding your Teaser materials.

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Now we should be adding all our Teaser Materials an also our Campaign URL that we will find of LandingTrack .

Add your LandingTrack Campaign URL, write your Teaser Title, select your category and finally upload your image.

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MGID has a cool Feature to crop your image, use it wisely.

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Finally after adding your image and crop it, select the CPC price for all your Teaser Materials.

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This is how it looks when you have finished.

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Congrats¡ as MGID says — try to add at l east 10 teasers then you can auto optimise them through LandingTrack; one of the main benefits of Automation.

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Back to your MGID Dashboard, you will see your new Campaign listed. We recommend you to COPY the campaign ID — and Paste it on your DImension > button Sync.

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And this is the view from our Ad on MGID dashboard:

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IMPORTANT — once you have created your campaign on MGID — copy the Campaign ID and back on your Dimension profile click on button > SYNC — select MGID and paste the ID. This action will make LandingTrack go and look for your Campaign.

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Our New Banners TAB — in action: control all your MGID Teaser from here, block or unblock them.

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