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Affiliate network: CPAmatica
The campaign period: 03/03/2020 to 13/05/2020
Net Profit: $5934
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First, here is a short description of the offer. Oisecret is a mainstream dating in-house offer for Brazil by a CPAmatica affiliate network. You get paid for the deposit. First, it was $60 for the first deposit of each new user. After the first two weeks of traffic pouring in, the cost was lowered to $40, then to $29 and finally to $21.
After that, three top cities were chosen (Rio, Sao Paulo, Brasilia), where the payment rate was set to $26.4. All other cities were charged at $9.6.
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Not only male deposits were accepted – deposits from women were accepted too. They are $18 for each ad. But I made an ad creative targeted at men only.
Here you can see the women’s deposit for the whole time:
The ad creative
I used this ad creative in all campaigns. It brought cheap registrations and new deposits. I was totally content with it.
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Campaign setup and optimization
First, I was purchasing traffic for one campaign, just dividing mobile and desktop traffic. But then I saw that there is one large site which gave 80% of the traffic. I decided to separate it from the others, but it did not last long, because that big publisher left.
Then I had to divide campaigns by regions, set the top bid for top regions, and set minimal bids for other regions, as I described earlier.
Rio, Sao Paulo, Brasilia – these are cities where I had set the top bid to get the maximum amount of traffic. Honestly speaking, the traffic paid off when the deposits were set at $60 each and even when it was set at $21.
An example of the campaign setup in top cities
I made a short blacklist, consisting of ad zones that weren’t bringing any registrations at all.
Different platforms were giving different CR. On some, you were getting one deposit for 100 registrations, on others – one for 300 registrations. Now things have changed. I don’t know why, but from 500+ registrations I have only one deposit.
It is possible that the amount of registrations isn’t matching. It’s because I use a cloud tracker, and it doesn’t count all registrations. But you can see that the amount is approximately equal.
Moreover, the affiliate network doesn’t show deposits. It counts registration as $0 and counts a deposit as it is.
Conclusions & recommendations
- Search for fresh offers and try out cheap GEOs. Brazil is a really cheap GEO everywhere. I spent my $20 on the first deposit just for testing purposes.
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- Change your ad creatives – they actually mean a lot. If you have a good creative, you can cut the payment for registration in half.
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