CityAds Integration
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Step 1. Adding CityAds as a Network in PeerClick

The first step is to add CityAds as an Affiliate Network in PeerClick. Go to the Networks Tab in your PeerClick account and click New. Since CityAds is already included in the PeerClick Networks database, just Load from template and click Add. The data will be filled in automatically. Copy the Postback URL template and click Save.

Step 2. Setting up Global Postback URL in CityAds

Log into your CityAds account and open Tools tab. And Conversion postback section, you have the ability to add your Postback link.
In CityAds, {click_id} macros is typically used for tracking purposes. Paste the pre-set Postback URL template you copied in Step 1 into the corresponding fields, choose for which offers setting will be added or Global, choose the Action type to CPA. Mark and rename needed macroses: Payment amount to payout, Click ID to cid, Status to status. Also add additional parameters to the request string userid with your personal data, which you can see in the postback.

Click Save Postback URL.

Step 3. Obtaining offer URL in CityAds

Go to the offers tab and select your desired offer. Press Connect to the offer, then press Links and copy result code.

Step 4. Creating an offer in PeerClick

Copy the CODE for you current offer and return to your PeerClick account. Go to Offers tab and click New. Fill in the relevant details, such as Payout and your desired Offer Name, paste your Tracking link into the URL field, choose CityAds as Affiliate Network. Postback URL will be filled in automatically, and the {clickid} will be added to your Offer URL automatically, specify GEO and click Create an offer.

Please note that GEO is for reference only and not used for traffic filtering or distribution. All Traffic filtering and distribution settings are done in the Campaign rules tab.

Step 5. Сreate Campaign in PeerClick

1. Go to the Campaigns tab.

2. Click +New.

3. Give a name to your campaign in the Campaign name field.

4. From the Traffic source drop-down menu select the traffic source that you have previously created.

5. Select the cost model in the Cost type section. If you have selected to track costs with one of the four cost models (CPC, CPM, CPA, RevShare), you might need to provide the cost value in the Number of cost field. You can update the values you set at any moment using the Update cost function.

6. If you want to use a lander, click on + Add lander and choose from the drop-down menu.

7. Choose Direct linking if you don’t want to use a lander page.

8. Click + Offer to choose offers from the list.

Step 6. Launch Campaign

Copy your campaign link and create a campaign in your traffic source account.
Now you can launch campaigns using different targeting options, creatives, and analyse your data.

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