Clk.im is a new premium URL shortener service where you can monetize your links. Unlike other URL shorteners, it doesn’t offer any fixed CPM, rather it uses a revenue share model where it shares 70% revenue with its publishers.
Clk.im offers two different kinds of publishers account that we can’t often see on other URL shorteners. They offer both free and pro publishers account. As names suggest, free account is free to join there is no need to pay any fees whereas for pro publishers account you have to pay some amount which could be on monthly basis or quarterly basis.
The major difference between both the accounts is, on pro account you will get some additional features like some additional tools or you can add your own affiliate offers in their interstitial ads by customizing them.
Their site is very decent looking and provides all the necessary information. They offer a variety of tools to monetize your links.
Sign Up And Approval:
As URL shorteners doesn’t need any website to register, so, you can simply fill up a small users registration form which asks only your email address and a password and submit it. Then their system automatically sends an activation link to your email inbox that you have to click to activate your account and after that you can log in to your account and start shortening your links to earn money on Clk.im.
As i already said they do not offer any fixed CPM, rather they provide their users with 70% Revenue Share split on their own traffic performance. CPM is totally based on traffic performance and quality of traffic. The main thing is, if your traffic converts well then you will be earning much higher amount on Clk.im.
Clk.im offers various different tools to its publishers, which includes WordPress Plugin, Developer API, Mass & Automatic Shrinker and Bookmarklet. Lets discuss about these tools in detail:
WordPress Plugin: WordPress plugin is a ready to use integration plugin that you can install in your WordPress and then you can short your selected links right away from your dashboard.
Developer API: It is a simple JSON API for more advanced user. With API you can shorten your website links without placing any script on your site.
Mass & Automatic Shrinker: With mass shrinker you can short multiple links in one go or you can simply add a single line code on your website to automatically shrink all links on your site.
Bookmarklet: You can simply install a bookmarklet in your browser to shorten any link quickly. You can use it to short links and see links stats directly in an organized dashboard.
Stats Reporting System:
The stats reporting system offered by Clk.im shows detailed stats about links like clicks, valid impressions, revenue, top URLs, recent activities etc. The only con in their reporting system is that it updates once in a day that means you can not see live stats of your links performance.
This is the thing that most of the small publishers will not like. Unlike other URL shorteners that offer very low minimum payout Clk.im has a high minimum payout, which is 50$.
Clk.im pays its publishers on Net 30 basis.
You can refer users to join Clk.im and earn (lifetime!) 5% Revenue Share from your referral’s earnings + 25% Revenue Share on Pro Membership Upgrades (including re-bills!).
|Network Type:||Performance CPM, CPC, URL Shrotener|
|Ad Formats:||Interstitial Ads|
|Payment Frequency:||Net 30|
|Payment Methods:||PayPal, Wire Transfer|
|Payment Proof:||Coming Soon|
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