Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Update on Reporting

We’re getting some questions about reporting.

The adoption of WidgetBucks has been fantastic! We are collecting all of the view, click, and revenue data continuously. Each type of data has it’s own delay, based on the data source and the processing required to display it.

The views and clicks reporting is currently running a 12-hour delay. We’ve brought additional machines online, per plan, to handle processing, and expect to reduce that delay significantly.

Currently the revenue reports get published on a 48-72 hour delay. This is the result of an auditing process and some delays in reporting we receive from our feed providers. Once the data has been processed, then it will populate to the corresponding day.

Unfortunately this means that users are going the first couple of days of use without having a perfect picture of how well the ads are doing. We’re working with our feed providers to reduce that delay, because we understand our partners need this information as close to real-time as possible to manage their business.

Thanks for your patience and for using WidgetBucks to monetize your site.

Sean


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Sean Crotty
Vice President, Product Marketing
Mpire Corporation

6 comments:

Puller said...

whast the difference between impressions and clicks? Do i make money off of impressions?

mentimun said...

what about clicks? clicks and clicks everyday? how limited click can click by someone. how click count?

what about click froud or click myself that widget?

how much can earn from clicks and impression?

Daniel Larsson said...

You are doing a great job! Good luck with your venture! And if you need a project manager or pre-sales agent drop me a line :-)

艾迪 said...

AD code is very slow.

D.C. said...

I have a question about the referal program. Will there be an area that shows us if and how many people have signed up under our referal?

Team WidgetBucks said...

To answer questions within this post, impressions are when a page is shown to a user, clicks (in this case) is when they click on the particular WidgetBucks ad on your site. And payment only comes when someone clicks on your WB ad, not through impressions.

And our reporting page now shows the number of referrals that you have to your credit.