Ad1: features of working with the affiliate program
Ad1 is a popular affiliate network operating on the cost-per-action model. Essentially, it is an aggregator which offers various affiliate programs with different terms. The company provides webmasters with convenient working tools as well as it takes on the search for permanent advertisers.
The system appeared in 2011, and since then it has earned the status of a very convenient and reliable affiliate network. Over 2500 advertisers are registered in Ad1 with over 3500 successful advertising campaigns working in the system.
Characteristics of the CPA network
Types of offers: online stores, services, financial and tourist offers, etc.
Promotion tools: feeds, direct links, TDS, domain parking, API, SubID (up to 5 subaccounts), promo codes and promotional campaigns.
Payment systems: WebMoney, PayPal, ePayments (payments are made in both rubles and dollars).
Payouts: once per week or upon request.
Benefits of Ad1
- A large number of offers to choose from. Currently, there are over 700 various affiliate programs in the system. A webmaster can choose the best option using different filters.
- Round-the-clock technical support. It works 24 hours 7 days per week, the average response time is 6 minutes.
- Special terms for successful webmasters. They have access to individual bids and private offers as well as daily remuneration payouts.
- Any type of traffic acquisition. Unlike many other CPA networks, Ad1 accepts any traffic type and a large variety of advertising materials is being used.
Working with the affiliate program
Russian-language websites existing for over a month are allowed to work with the CPA network. There is another important requirement – a paid hosting and domains of the second or third levels. The website content must not contain malicious software or be contrary to the laws of the Russian Federation. It is desired that the number of unique users per day is over 100 users. However, in particular cases, the administration can do a favor and let the website which is only partially complying with the requirements in the system.
An important feature of this CPA network is that there is a penalty system. That is, if you break the affiliate program rules, you can get a fine of 5% of your account balance. Besides that, account blocking can also be considered. That is why prior to the beginning of work new webmasters need to go through the reference material, also because there are detailed articles on all tools and opportunities of Ad1.
New webmasters may find such a tool as the “smart” rotator very convenient. Its job is to select advertisers allowing to make maximum money. Suitable advertisers are displayed based on traffic analysis. A webmaster is suggested to select the best offers which substantially mitigates risks.
We should highlight another feature of the system – unlike many other CPA aggregators, Ad1 if offering a range of bonuses aside from the common opportunity of making money:
- Training. Newcomers can master the art of traffic arbitrage with the help of the free video course of the Traffic Arbitrage Academy. Webmasters also can go to exclusive meetings (“meetups”) with the program partners and other affiliates.
- Prize. You can earn symbolic coins if you work with “Goods by mail” offers, and then you can exchange them to prizes.
- Exclusive offers. Such affiliate programs generate stable revenue and have a wide geographical presence, that is why they are highly demanded by webmasters of various grades.
Currently, Ad1 is one of the optimal affiliate systems which allow making money. CPA is a great option for those who want to regularly make money and improve their knowledge in the field of affiliate marketing.