The Manage Offers Section allows you to create offers, review offer details, and customize created offers.

Offer Overview

Create New Offer

Tracking Link Option

Offer Details

Offer Overview

To view the list of offers, go to the Offers > Manage Offers section.

The Manage Offers list contains the following information :

  • ID: The unique identification number of the offer.

  • Image: The image for the offer.

  • Created: The date of creation.

  • Expire: The expiration date of the offer.

  • Offer: The name of the offer.

  • Advertiser: The name of the advertiser.

  • Vertical: The type of the market segment.

  • Status: The status of the offer (Pending, Active, Paused, Disabled).

  • Payout: The sum we have to pay to the affiliate.

  • Revenue: The sum that you gather from the advertiser of the offer.

You can narrow down the search results by using the following filters:

  • Advertiser: Select the name of the advertiser.

  • Status: Select the Status (Active, Deleted, Disabled, No Details, Paused, Pending).

  • Offer Type: Select the offer type.

  • Offer: Select the offer.

  • Vertical Type: Select the vertical type. In this list, you can choose the market segment addressed by the offer.

  • Payout Type: Select the payout type from the dropdown list to make filtration by a specific method.

  • Revenue Type: Select what form of payout you expect from the advertiser.

  • Category: Select the category.

Create New Offer

To create a new offer, click the “New” button and fill in the following fields in the “Create Offer” pop-up window:

  • Advertiser: Select the advertiser.

  • Name: Enter the name.

  • Offer type: Select the offer type.

  • Vertical: Select the type of market segment.

  • Categories: Select the categories.

  • Expiration date: Select the “On” value of the “Make Infinite” switcher to make it unexpired. By turning the switcher in the “Off” position, you can select the expiration date by yourself.

  • Timezone: Select the timezone.

  • Preview URL: Enter the link that gives a preview of an offer link. Preview URL example: https://phonexa.com/

  • Offer URL: Enter the offer link for the Advertiser website, including essential tracking parameters such as a Transaction ID or an Affiliate ID. Offer URL example: https://phonexa.com/?transaction_id={transaction_id}&affiliate_id=[affiliate_id]. The following parameters are available for selection:

Parameter

Description

{transaction_id}

LYNX transaction ID

{advertiser_id}

ID of advertiser for the offer

{affiliate_id}

ID of partner promoting the offer

{offer_id}

Offer’s ID in LYNX

{date}

Current date formatted as YYYY-MM-DD

{time}

Current time formatted as HH:MM:SS

{datetime}

Current date and time formatted as YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS

{ip}

IP address that started the click session

{source}

Affiliate’s traffic source specified in the tracking link

{aff_sub}

Affiliate sub ID specified in the tracking link

{aff_sub2}

Affiliate sub ID 2 specified in the tracking link

{aff_sub3}

Affiliate sub ID 3 specified in the tracking link

{aff_sub4}

Affiliate sub ID 4 specified in the tracking link

{aff_sub5}

Affiliate sub ID 5 specified in the tracking link

{aff_click_id}

Affiliate click ID specified in the tracking link

{aff_unique1}

Affiliate unique value 1 specified in the tracking link

{aff_unique2}

Affiliate unique value 2 specified in the tracking link

{aff_unique3}

Affiliate unique value 3 specified in the tracking link

{aff_unique4}

Affiliate unique value 4 specified in the tracking link

{aff_unique5}

Affiliate unique value 5 specified in the tracking link

Select the “On” value in the “Enabled Goals” to activate offer goal tracking. To make it an offer private, select the “On” value of the “Private” switcher to enable it, and then enter the affiliate name. Select the “On” value of the “Enabled Deep Links” switcher to activate the feature. After switching on the “Enabled Deep Links” function it becomes possible for affiliate users to specify a link for redirect after the click. To complete the creation of the offer, click the “Add” button.

Tracking Link Option

To make specific customization of the link for the offer, click the “Tracking Link” button in the “Action” column.

The “Tracking Link” is the tool for the quick access and setup of the tracking link or JS code for Affiliates. It allows to add a set of parameters to the link and make a short link by checking the corresponding box.

You can view and configure the following fields in the “Tracking Link Editor” pop-up window:

  • Affiliate: Select the affiliate to generate a link for a specific Affiliate.

  • Select the preferred tracking method to share with the Affiliate:

    • Tracking Link: The Tracking Link is an automatically generated link to the offer with tracking parameters. By using the Link Customization tools, you can add additional parameters to the link.

    • The Advanced Options section presents the JS Tracking Code that can be used when direct linking to the offer can not be implemented.

    • Impression Pixel: The impression pixel can be used as a tracking method to count the number of offer page loads.

  • Generate TinyURL: Select the checkbox to generate the shortened link.

  • Tracking Link Customization: You can customize a tracking link by adding parameters. Click the “Parameter Hint” button to review available parameters that can be manually added to the tracking link. To add one of the suggested parameters to the tracking link, click the required parameter button and enter the parameter value in the text field below.

    • Add Source: Select the “Add Source” parameter to include a traffic source in the tracking link. This parameter accepts up to 255 standard alphanumeric characters. Click “Apply” to add this parameter to a link.

    • Add Sub IDs: Select the “Add Sub IDs” parameter to include non-unique sub ID values (e.g. sub-website, keyword, creative) in the tracking link. These parameters accept up to 500 standard alphanumeric characters each. Click “Apply” to add this parameter to a link.

    • Add Click ID: Select the “Add Click ID” parameter to add affiliate click ID values to reference individual clicks across the tracking system. This parameter accepts up to 500 standard alphanumeric characters. Click “Apply” to add this parameter to a link.

    • Add Unique: Select the “Add Unique” parameter to add unique values (e.g. user hashes, programmatic API values) to store additional session information. These parameters accept up to 250 standard alphanumeric characters each. Click “Apply” to add this parameter to a link.

To configure the offer, click the “Configure” button in the “Actions” column.

To delete the existing offer, click the “Delete” button in the “Actions” column.

Offer Details

To view the more detailed information about the offer, click the “Offer details” button in the “Action” column.

The “Offer Details” page contains the following blocks:

  • Offer details: The general information about the offer.

  • Conversion URL: The detailed explanation of how to set up the conversion link.

  • Payout: The payout type and amount.

  • Revenue: The revenue type and amount.

  • Tracking: The tracking data.

  • Targeting: The targeting data.

  • Preview URL: The preview URL of the offer.

The “Offer Details” block contains the following information:

  • Name: The name of the offer.

  • Vertical Type: The vertical type of the offer.

  • Categories: The type of the categories.

  • Timezone: The timezone of the offer.

  • Status: The name of the offer status.

  • Expiration Date: The expiration date of the offer.

  • Description: The offer description.

The “Conversion URL” block contains the following information:

  • Sub ID: Select the checkbox to set the sub id option.

  • Cookieless Tracking: Select the checkbox to set the cookieless tracking option.

  • Encrypt the conversions tracking URL for enhanced security: Select the checkbox to enable the option.

The “Payout” block includes the following information:

  • Type: The method to track payouts for that offer.

  • Amount per Conversion: The amount per conversion.

The “Revenue” block displayed the following information:

  • Type: The method to track revenue for that offer.

  • Amount revenue per Conversion: The amount of revenue per conversion.

The “Tracking” block contains the following information:

  • Conversion Track Type: The conversion track type.

  • Custom Variables: The state of the custom variables in the link.

  • Direct links: The state of the direct links in the link.

The “Targeting” block contains the following information:

  • Location: The name of the location.

The “Preview URL” block contains the following information:

  • URL: The preview URL of the offer.

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