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who gets the sale if they visit multiple affiliate sites?

tnm1234567
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who gets the sale if they visit multiple affiliate sites?

so if they read 5 reviews and buy on the 5th affiliate site, who gets the commission? thanks!
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Thank you in advance for your wise advice.

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schmedes2
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The last person would get the sale because their cookie would replace any others
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tnm1234567
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ohhhh.... thanks! :)
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Thank you in advance for your wise advice.

Yours Truly,
 
pwbogle
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This is exactly why I include a "bookmark us" script early in the intro page of my sites. So if they're iffy, then hopefully, they'll return to the sales page via my bookmarked site.
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schmedes2
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pwbogle wrote:This is exactly why I include a "bookmark us" script early in the intro page of my sites. So if they're iffy, then hopefully, they'll return to the sales page via my bookmarked site.


lol what a simple but cool idea. Wish I had thought of that before
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pwbogle
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Glad it helps :-)
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jasondodd
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just to clarify the affiliate cookie is only put on the visitors computer if they click through on the affiliate link through to the merchant .. even if they dont buy they still have the cookie in case they go back to the merchant within (usually) 60 days

unless a site engages in cookie stuffing - not encouraged, def black hat!
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tnm1234567
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so Jason... if there are 5 cookies because they did research on the same product and read 5 affiliate reviews, the affiliate link with the most current timestamped cookie gets the commission?

thanks! :)
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Thank you in advance for your wise advice.

Yours Truly,
 

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