TrafficStars & LandingTrack. Start automating your Campaigns.

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Thinking about starting automating all your Campaigns with LandingTrack and TrafficStars?

The power of automation between TrafficStars 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 TrafficStars and LandingTrack will definitely make a difference in your Marketing Campaigns.

Who is TrafficStars?

TrafficStars is a powerful, self-serve Ad Network and Ad Exchange. We buy and sell premium, worldwide traffic with OpenRTB protocol capabilities. TrafficStars serves more than 2 billion ad impressions per day.

STEP 1 — Adding TrafficStars as Traffic Source

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

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Look for TrafficStars. In order to connect with them, you will need a total of 4 fields to be filled.

1- Your TrafficStars Email address

2- Your TrafficStars Password

3- Client ID

4- Client Secret

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We can easily find those last 2 points on your TrafficStars Account. Once you have log in to your TrafficStars Account click on > Advertisers and select the option: Tracking & API

Scroll down until the button and you will see those 2 points TrafficStars will be asking you to connect with the:

3- Client ID

4- Client Secret

Now we have all the information need it so we just need to fill the fields.

1- User: Your TrafficStars email access

2- Password: Your TrafficStars password access.

3- Client: Your TrafficStars Client ID

4- Secret: Your TrafficStars Client Secret

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After click on the button > Connect we have an extra step — Check API , click on it.

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The slide-out will show to you your credentials, check them and if all looks good click on orange button> Check API

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Green Check¡means we are fully Integrated with TrafficStars and we can start automating all your Campaigns but, We will suggest you add some more steps like — URL Tokens and Outgoing Postback

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We are about to set up some extra Tokens for TrafficStars URL.To do so we just need to click on the button > Edit and from the slideout select the option > URL Tokens.

Each time you want to generate a URL for TrafficStars we will be provided to you by default the following URL:

portal=trafficstars&source={adspot_id}&bid={price}&pid={click_id}&cmp={campaign_id}&keyword={keywords}

  • source={adspot_id}Ad spot ID
  • bid={price} CPM price, CPC price, etc…
  • pid={click_id} Randomly generated unique click id used for s2s tracking
  • cmp={campaign_id} — Campaign ID
  • keyword={keywords} Keywords collected

So if you need to add some extra Tokens to get more details from your visits you can have a look here:

1.1 — Adding some Extra Tokens:

I am sure you are familiar with TrafficStars Tokens but it is always good to show /explain them here for you:

  1. {campaign}Campaign Name
  2. {creative_id} — Creative ID
  3. {device_type} Device type
  4. {device_type_id}Device type ID
  5. {os} Operating System
  6. {os_id} Operating System ID
  7. {browser}Browser
  8. {browser_id}Browser ID
  9. {referrer}Referrer
  10. {site_id} Site ID
  11. {category}Categories detected
  12. {category_id}Category ID
  13. {carrier}Сarrier
  14. {carrier_id} Carrier ID
  15. {geo} 2-char country code
  16. {lang} 2-char language code
  17. {format_id}Creative format ID
  18. {format}Creative format WIDTHxHIGHT for banners (315x300, 300x250, etc) and name for other, for example: Popunder, Mobile Popunder
  19. {pricing_model} CPM, CPC, etc
  20. {site_host} Site URL
  21. {ecpc} ECPC
  22. {adspot_name}Ad spot name{x}Locate clicks on hosted banners{y}Locate clicks on hosted banners

How do I add them? simply choose the Parameter and Token and click on the> + button to add them to your URL.

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1.2 — Postback (Optional):

We are missing only one thing to finish the full integration with TrafficStars, adding their postback :

https://tsyndicate.com/api/v1/cpa/action/{yourclickid}

Remember to replace their Tokens for the LandingTrack ones:

. {yourclickid}={{PID}}

You can Copy the following Postback and place it on > Outgoing Postback: https://tsyndicate.com/api/v1/cpa/action/{{PID}}

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Replace TrafficStars Tokens by the LandingTrack ones and SAVE.

And that’s all, remember to SAVE after all your changes.

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

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 “Play Sweeptakes US_cpa”

You will be redirected to its profile:

Want to know everything About Dimensions? see full guide HERE

Dimension: Configuration Options:

See full guide HERE

Dimension: Traffic Sources Section:

See full guide HERE

Get Campaign URL:

Optimization Rules:

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 TrafficStars

Click on button > + Add Campaign and select TrafficStars as your traffic source, then select your Domain and your Traffic Segment; Finally, copy the 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 TrafficStars Campaign Name and LandingTrack URL for the Campaign URL.

STEP 3— Creating a campaign on TrafficStars

Let’s login into your TrafficStars Account and go straight to +CREATE CAMPAIGN button.

Next, be will present to you all the different steps and target for your new Campaign;

Settings: IMPORTANT — use LandingTrack DImension name here. Then choose your Ad format: Native or Push. Select your Country and your Ad group.

Targeting: Select your Language, your Devices and OS, Browser if you need it and Carrier. Check that TrafficStars has a cool option to Target by IP ranges. And you have them all in LandingTrack ;)

Scheduling: Which day and time should we start the Campaign?

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Next again —

Audience: Time to be picky or go for all — Add your white/blacklist here.

Pricing: choose between CPM and CPC — be wise and run a few tests to find the right bid. You can also choose between Standarts and Dinamic CPM.

Ads: Click on > +Add button

— and place your Campaign URL.

After saving the Campaign, copy the Campaign ID that belongs to your new Campaign.

Back on LandingTrack — Dimension — Profile. We are going to sync your TrafficStars Campaign with LandingTrack Platform. Click on button > Sync. Select TrafficStars from your API DSP and Paste the Campaign ID < click on Search.

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The next view will be:

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Everything has been set up already, our advice — Chill, relax and wait for the traffic to start.

IMPORTANT: If you would like to SYNC all your TrafficStars Campaigns with LandingTrack then Go to Traffic Sources, Menu entry and click on TrafficStars name and then> Refresh button (this action is literally calling TrafficStars API to look for your All your Campaigns)

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ALL GOOD¡

These are the benefits of automation and how it can help your daily activity.

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Other interesting chapters to be read:

— Traffic Sources to work with Automation

— How to transfer your Campaign on LandingTrack

— Integrated Affiliate Networks.

— Integrating Non-Existing Traffic Sources/ Affiliates.

— Adding Offers & Creating Dimensions.

— Creating a Dimension.

— Dimension Overview

— Campaign Optimization Rules.

— Adding your CLICK URL on your PRELANDINGS

— Creating your Flows.

— How to create your own Smartlink.

— How to track sales on your Lander / HTML

— How to create your Black/white Source List

— Working with several platforms? This is your tool!!

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