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Is there some kind of affiliate code in this?

CTXMedia

Formerly CyclingTribe
#5
http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/tools/bb32/? - destination URL
cpg=ogpla - don't know, but would guess the the gpla bit relates to the referrer as being Google Play
&source=google_pla - identifies the source as Google Play
&gclid=CLH-5OHO468CFWUaQgodYVXNAg - Google's unique click identifier

So, personally, in this case I'd say no - there isn't an affiliate link in there (unless Google is working on commission ... lol). (y)

I expect pretty much all of that "extra" in the URL relates to tracking through Google Adwords/search etc.
 

mrGTB

Well-known member
#6

Brandon Sheley

Well-known member
#8
^^ Would you be so kind as to click on this? Thanks. :X3:
http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/tools/bb32/? - destination URL
cpg=ogpla - don't know, but would guess the the gpla bit relates to the referrer as being Google Play
&source=google_pla - identifies the source as Google Play
&gclid=CLH-5OHO468CFWUaQgodYVXNAg - Google's unique click identifier

So, personally, in this case I'd say no - there isn't an affiliate link in there (unless Google is working on commission ... lol). (y)

I expect pretty much all of that "extra" in the URL relates to tracking through Google Adwords/search etc.
exactly ^

I'd say that may of been a search term from google adwords or google search, but I guess I could be wrong.
I don't think the link to the site is an affiliate links, and I know CJ doesn't work like that.
The links from the thinkgeek site may be affiliate links.

Also from what I saw before my first reply in the source is that it looks to all come from an amazon store. (at least the particular product in the OP)
 

jonsidneyb

Well-known member
#9
Links like these are getting posted in my forum. So that people know if there is a financial interest by the posters things like this are not allowed unless it is disclosed. What I am hoping to find out if there is any money to be gained by the poster dropping these links. When I googled the item at Think Geek the link looks different.