What follows is a list of articles on the internet about different PkgAds features: PkgAds simulation mode explained https://medium.com/@pkgads/pkgads-simulation-mode-explained-3260a7bf25e8
In today's update, the graphics for demo accounts have been redesigned. The graphic editor has also received an update, most noticeable is that the block icons are working again.
The email order configuration page for shops now has a link to a "request help" form. When a publisher submits this form, we'll try to do the email order configuration for you. Communication, if needed, will be done through private messages. Handy for[...]
I've fine-tuned and fixed a few bugs in the new front and backend design. In addition, the email order configuration form has been redesigned to make the email configuration of shops easier.
The new dashboard: And the new front page:
After getting reviews from a few users, it appeared that the design of the dashboard and the front page was seen as very 2010. This triggered me into redesigning the dashboard and the front page. I hope this project has now left 2010 entered 2023
In simulation mode, you can do everything you can do in normal/live mode. The difference is that in simulation mode, everything is simulated (fake). If you, as a publisher, create a shop and send an order to auction, it will receive bids from fake ads[...]
You can add any shop to the system by using the 'Email' shop type. When using the 'Email' shop type you will receive a custom email address. To this email address you can send a copy of your shop orders. Note that you can send the copy of your orders[...]
Any existing advertiser and publisher can join the affiliate program by following the steps below: Login and access your dashboard. Click your name in the top right corner and pick "User profile". Click the "Referral program" tab and make sure the "Referral[...]
Help your audience grow their business effortlessly with PkgAds and earn up to 50% commissions per referral. Become an Affiliate At PkgAds we offer an affiliate system with multiple programs. When you join our affiliate system and send advertiser and/[...]
To help PkgAds attract more advertisers and publishers, I've created a referral system. When you join the referral program and send advertisers and/or publishers to our platform, you will receive a certain percentage of our profits. All referral programs[...]
We support multiple ways of creating a printed ad: Template. Wysiwyg editor. External vector software (like Adobe Illustrator) and uploading the graphic.
By specifying a campaign budget and maximum bid price, you can control how much you spend on your ad campaigns.
You can use keyword targeting and geo-targeting to automatically pick the orders you want to bid on.
How much you must bid to get an ad in a specific package depends on many factors. If you for example target a highly popular keyword, you will likely need a higher bid price when targeting a very specific keyword or combination of keywords. Your best[...]
The minimum payout it currently set at €50. This can be changed to up to €1000.
It depends on what an advertiser is willing to bid in the auction. You usually receive the bid price excluding a service fee. If you're for example selling high-end phones, an advertiser will likely pay a lot more to get their ad in your package compared[...]
Yes, you can automatically print ads with PrintClient.
I'm currently finalizing things, so the project can go public. In this update:
In addition to the above post, I've fixed a few bugs related to the Demo functionality. First time visitors can create a demo account to preview the platform.
The PkgAds platform always supported white labeling, but it wasn't available for the public. In today's update, the white labeling functions have been fine-tuned and tested, and I've written a page about the subject: [url=http://support.pkgads.com/pages[...]
The PkgAds platform supports white labeling. Large webshops, stores with shop-in-shop concept, or even fulfillment centers, can create their own private auction to auction off in-package space to the highest bidder. Please contact us for more details[...]
I did a bit more fine-tuning of the entire PkgAds system, including: [list] Demo users can now change graphic of type "template". [*] The type icon in the graphics list now includes a link to directly[...]
The simulator has been fine-tuned since today's update, which includes: [list] [*] The auto simulator is now working, the auto simulator generated orders that will trigger a fake auction which ads from advertisers, that are currently logged in, will win[...]
The PkgAds now support simulation mode. In simulation mode you can do everything you can do in normal/live mode. The difference is that in simulation mode everything is simulated (fake). So if you create a shop, send an order to auction it will receive[...]
A new shop type has been added: "Email". When you configure your shop with type "Email" you will receive an email address to which you can send or forward all your order emails. These orders will enter to auction. Our software doesn't know what is where[...]
A new week, a new update: [list] A preview image of the ad is send to the publisher when the ad needs to be inserted. [*] Using printclient and the control panel with[...]
A new BIG update has been uploaded which includes: [list] A publisher can now upload proof of ad inserts to improve[...]
For every auction executed on our platform we take 10% of the winning bid.
In today's update I've fine-tuned the auction process and a few other things, including: [list] get shopify subdomain from shop URL. cleaned[...]
Connecting your Shopify shop should be quite easy, please follow the steps below. Before continuing, make sure you have created a shop. Click 'Shops' in the sidebar, a list with all your shops appear. Click the green 'Edit' button of the shop you wish[...]
Today's update includes a simple complaint system which allows users to submit a complaint. A member of the abuse team will handle the complaint. In addition, a button "Add and submit complaint" has been added on the "Black-list" form.
As a publisher, you can block advertisers, for example, if you don't like the quality of their ads. Go to the advertiser profile. Click the "Add to black list" link. A form appears, confirm the subject. Enter an optional reason (for your eyes only) And[...]
If you are unhappy with a publisher (an online store owner) and do not want to bid on any package space from this publisher, you can add him on your black list. Go to the publisher's profile page. Click the "Add to black list" link, if you can't see this[...]
For example the page to add a campaign displays the knowledge base article on how to add a campaign ( http://support.pkgads.com/kb/8.html ). [url=http://images.wireduni.com/2/2023/7/7.png][/url[...]
This afternoon I have uploaded an update which includes a update to the help system. The help system, in the control panel, now appears by default (but can be hidden). It uses content from this support site, including the support forums and knowledge[...]
[Work in progress] Data collected For users, email, password and title are collected after completing the onboarding. Advertisers can add campaigns, ads, graphics and landing pages, this information is also saved. Shops added by publishers are also saved[...]
TERMS OF SERVICE Last updated January 02, 2023 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. AGREEMENT TO TERMS 2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 3. USER REPRESENTATIONS 4. USER REGISTRATION 5. MARKETPLACE OFFERINGS 6. PURCHASES AND PAYMENT 7. REFUNDS POLICY 8. PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES 9[...]
The Transaction section of the control panel abbreviations to improve readability. What follows is a short description of the used abbreviations: ADV, advertiser PUB, publisher BAL, balance CAM, campaign RES, reserved AD, advertisement DEP, deposit Abbreviations[...]
A graphic for an ad has a few requirements, these might be handy when you create your own graphic using your own software/tools: Page size should be A4. No raster images, i.e. no photo's, better use vector images. Black & white, no color.
A graphic is the visual part of an ad. It is what the end user sees. The final graphic is a black & white PDF file in A4 format. A graphic can be created in 3 three ways: Upload a PDF, this PDF should already contain a graphic. Editor, use our visual[...]
A small update has just been uploaded which includes:
I've just added a new way to create templates. We already had:
I've just uploaded a new update with a lot fixes and fine tuning for the ad editor: [list] Fixed ad pdf generation being stuck. [*] Removed letter spacing and border radius cause pdf doesn't[...]
A new update for the pkgads project has been uploaded which includes: [list] Advertisers can now create folders to categorize images [*] Uploaded media can now be used in the graphic editor[...]