ClickBank’s Great New Features

Posted by: Beau Blackwell, Community Manager Earlier this week, we released several major improvements to our system that will help both vendors and affiliates grow and improve their businesses. In case you missed them, here's a recap of what we released. Help Center You've probably already seen the new Help Center tab on the right-hand…

Coming Soon: Enhanced Reporting Analytics

Posted by: Che Horder, Manager of Business Intelligence ClickBank will soon be releasing major improvements to our reporting analytics capabilities. We understand that our vendors and affiliates rely on timely information from ClickBank to effectively manage their business. In that spirit, we are pleased to be introducing several new and exciting features: Interactive Trend Charting…

ClickBank Data and Outside Analytics

Posted by: Jeff Leget, Director of IT Operations Some ClickBank clients have raised concerns that the traffic and clicks that they see in external analytics applications such as Google and Yahoo Analytics sometimes don't match their ClickBank Hop analytics or sales numbers. Affiliate-driven sales account for the vast majority of ClickBank's sales, and we are…

Programmatically Accessing Data from ClickBank.com

Posted by: Greg Lems, VP of Information Technology Please note: This post is intended for readers with knowledge of web programming. Some Clickbank clients have expressed the desire to retrieve transaction information from their accounts programmatically. In the future, we expect to implement a web-based solution for programmatic access to client data. For now, clients…

Finding Inspiration

Posted by: Kristen M., Marketing Communications Manager For many people creativity doesn't come easy. Companies use strategies as varied as brainstorming meetings in rubber-padded rooms with beanbags, popcorn parties, and even brainstorming retreats to try to foster creativity and find the next big idea. We don't go to quite those lengths here at ClickBank, but…

Keeping Watch Over IT

Posted by: Jeff Leget, Director of Operations A ClickBank client recently asked me about the tools we use to monitor and secure our systems so that he could learn more about monitoring and securing his own systems. So today I'm writing about some of the simple tools ClickBank uses to secure our servers and how…

Using ClickBank Instant Notification

Posted by: Greg Lems, Director of Application Development Please note: This post is intended for readers with some experience in programming and Internet servers. I read once that in the very early days of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos and his engineers had wired up their server to make a cash-register "ka-ching!" sound every time they made…

IE8 Beta and the Attack on Cookies

Posted by: Jeff Leget, Director of Operations Microsoft is gearing up for another major release of Internet Explorer. A recent blog post at 5 Star Affiliate Programs discussed concerns regarding this upgrade. Like the recent Firefox upgrade, the new IE8 beta promises to have additional security features that make browsing safer. With each browser release, ClickBank and other…