Voluum is a cloud-based ad tracker with optimization tools that help affiliates track advertising campaigns, analyze data, and optimize ad performance. The integration between ClickBank and Voluum allows API data to be passed reliably between the two platforms. To integrate your ClickBank account with your Voluum account, follow the instructions below.
Before proceeding, you must have a Voluum account and a ClickBank account. Sign up for a Voluum account here.
NOTE: Completing software integrations may require a rudimentary understanding of computer programming. If you do not feel equipped to proceed, we encourage you to seek assistance from someone who has computer programming experience.
- How to Get ClickBank API Developer Keys
- How to Set up the Voluum-ClickBank Integration
- How to Track Promotions with Voluum
- How to Track Offer Conversion Types
- Additional Resources
How to Get ClickBank API Developer Keys
Step 2: Click the Account Settings tab.
Step 3: Locate the Developer API Keys section at the bottom of the page and click Edit.
Step 4: Click Create New Developer Key button.
Step 5: Enter a description of the key in the Description field and click Save.
Step 6: Copy the Developer API Key and save it somewhere where you can readily access it for the next steps.
Step 7: Return to the Account Settings tab.
Step 8: Locate the Clerk API near the bottom of the page and click Edit.
Step 9: Click the Create New Clerk User API Key button.
Step 10: Add a description for the clerk API key in the Description field and check all of the permission boxes that you wish to apply to the clerk. Click Save.
Step 11: Copy the Clerk API Key and save it somewhere where you can readily access it for the next steps.
How to Set up the Voluum-ClickBank Integration
Step 1: Log in to your Voluum account.
Step 2: Click on the Integrations tab.
Step 3: Locate the Integrations Beta box in the middle of the screen.
Step 4: Select the ClickBank network.
Step 5: Click the Add Integrations button.
Step 6: Prepare the final API key.
The final API key is a combination of the developer and clerk api keys. Here is the template:
[developer api key] : [clerk api key]
- Replace [developer api key] with the developer API key that you pasted into the text editing tool.
- Replace [clerk api key] with the clerk API key that you also pasted into a text editing tool.
Step 7: Paste the final API key into the API token field.
Step 8: Click the Next button.
Step 9: Select which campaigns you wish to integrate.
You may select individual campaigns or check the box to integrate all campaigns.
Step 10: Click the Add integration button.
Once you click the Add integration button, the integration will be complete.
How to Track Promotions with Voluum
To start tracking your promotions as a ClickBank affiliate with Voluum, you must add information about them into your Voluum account. Follow the steps below to learn how to do so:
Step 1: Log in to your ClickBank account.
Step 2: Click the Marketplace tab.
On the horizontal toolbar at the top of the screen, click the Marketplace tab.
Step 3: Choose an offer you wish to promote.
Browse the ClickBank Marketplace to find an offer that you wish to promote.
Step 4: Click the Promote button.
When you click the Promote button, the HopLink Generator dialogue box will appear.
Step 5: In the HopLink Generator dialogue box, click the Generate HopLinks button.
When you click the Generate HopLinks button, a unique referral tracking URL called a HopLink will appear.
Step 6: Copy the URL in the HopShield Encrypted HopLink field.
Step 7: Log in to your Voluum account.
Step 8: Click the Offer tab.
Step 9: Click the New offer button and select Create from the dropdown menu.
Step 10: Provide a name for your offer in the Name field.
Step 11: Paste the URL from the ClickBank HopShield Encrypted HopLink field into the Offer URL field.
Step 12: Click the Save button.
Once you click the Save button, the offer will be added to your Voluum account.
How to Track Offer Conversion Types
ClickBank tracks various types of conversions and will provide that information through its API. The following conversion types are tracked:
To track conversion types with Voluum, follow the steps below:
ClickTip: This process must be completed for each type of conversion.
Step 1: Log in to your Voluum account.
Step 2: Click the Settings icon.
The settings icon looks like a gear.
Step 3: Click the Custom conversions tab.
Step 4: Click the Add button.
Step 5: Add a name and parameter value for each conversion type.
This process is complete when you add a name and parameter type for each ClickBank conversion.