What are Referral Trackers?

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  1. Daniel Mollat profile image96
    Daniel Mollatposted 5 months ago

    I have not learned what referral trackers are for? Can someone please point me to a forum post that talks about this? Or if there is no historical post about this can someone tell me what this is and how does it benefit a hubber?
    I am asked to create one but I don't know how to do that and what to make of it.

    1. Natalie Frank profile image96
      Natalie Frankposted 5 months agoin reply to this

      Basically these are a way of earning more income.  You can refer others to HP and you earn 10% if their impressions.  Check this link for complete info:   https://hubpageshelp.com/money/Learning … al-program

      1. peachpurple profile image81
        peachpurpleposted 5 months agoin reply to this

        I read the link, still don't understand it, sorry. Any example?

        1. Natalie Frank profile image96
          Natalie Frankposted 5 months agoin reply to this

          Just take the tracking token they have given you and insert it into the code they provide the example for on the help page to create a link.  Then use the link wherever you want (external to the HP site) such as in your email signature or on Facebook, twitter etc. If anyone uses it and signs up for HP your referral code will link them to you and you get 10% of what they earn off of their impressions.

          1. Natalie Frank profile image96
            Natalie Frankposted 5 months agoin reply to this

            Actually, has anyone actually managed to make anything significant off of this?  Just curious if it's worth the effort to run around embedding it places.

            1. Christy Kirwan profile image97
              Christy Kirwanposted 5 months agoin reply to this

              Usually this works best when the author knows someone interested in writing and has a chance to "pitch" HubPages with a short explanation of what it is and why it's worked for the author. For example, if you belong to a writing group, you might tell fellow members about your success on HP and provide a link with your referral tracker. Just inserting the link places and hoping for signups might work once in a blue moon, but it's definitely not as effective.

          2. peachpurple profile image81
            peachpurpleposted 5 months agoin reply to this

            I would like to add my referal tracker to my hub. So, should I add in my referral tracker  (xxx) after hubpages.com/_xxx or after Age-Well?

            https://hubpages.com/health/How-to-Eat-Well-to-Age-Well

  2. eugbug profile image98
    eugbugposted 5 months ago

    Does that still work?

    1. wilderness profile image98
      wildernessposted 5 months agoin reply to this

      Apparently, though I do seem to remember that it can't be inserted into a hub.  Could be wrong about that, though.  If you go to the stats page, then earnings, then referral trackers there is a section to create a new tracker.

      I've referred 20 people to HP via trackers.  A total of 5 hubs were created, which have garnered 3500 views over 8 years.  Presumably I've earned a dollar or two off of the 350 views that should have been attributed to me.

      1. Natalie Frank profile image96
        Natalie Frankposted 5 months agoin reply to this

        No it can't be inserted into a hub.  It can only be used external to the site.

  3. Daniel Mollat profile image96
    Daniel Mollatposted 5 months ago

    I would like to see someone answer eugbug's question.

  4. Natalie Frank profile image96
    Natalie Frankposted 5 months ago

    You can't add it internally to the site only outside the site.

 
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