New to online marketing? Confused with all the advertising terms and acronyms? This is a great place to start if you are looking for answers to commonly asked questions and CPA Networks and Offers.
Q. What is a CPA Network?
CPA Networks are a medium between advertisers and website publishers to generate revenue through Cost-Per-Action advertising campaigns.
These “Actions” may include: website registrations, lead submissions, email sign-ups, generated sales and more.
Q. How’s this Different from an Affiliate Network?
While traditional affiliate networks offer commissions based on sales, CPA networks specialize in revenue opportunities based on a qualifying action or lead.
(Although many CPA networks offer Sales-based commissions as well.)
Q. CPA, CPC, CPM… Huh?
These are common acronyms used by website marketing professionals to describe various commission structures :
CPA (cost per action/acquisition)
CPC (cost per click)
CPM (cost per 1000 impressions)
CPS (cost per sale)
CPL (cost per lead)
Q. What about PPA, PPC, PPL ?
These terms are often used interchangeably with CPA, CPC, CPL, etc: Pay-per-Action, Pay-per-Click, etc. etc.
So, a network that is said to offer CPL offers (Cost-per-Lead) could alternatively be said to offer PPL (Pay-per-Lead).
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