[ic] Affiliate Program Woes

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Fri Nov 11 18:48:37 EST 2005

Quoting Peter (peter at pajamian.dhs.org):
> On 11/11/2005 10:22 AM, Matt D wrote:
> >I am trying to set up affiliate codes in order to track sales based
> >onmy marketing campaigns. One requirement i have is that the
> >affiliatecodes must be formatted a certain way, ex: 0001, 0002, 0003,
> >etc. Forwhatever reason, affiliate codes won't track in interchange
> >if theyare made up entirely of digits, only if there are letters
> >involved. Isthere a setting that I have set wrong that is causing me
> >to be boundto letter codes? What can I do to be able to use digit
> >only affiliatecodes? Thanks.
> If you prefix the code with a plus sign (+) in the link it will track, ie:
> http://www.mysite.com/chi-bin/mystore/index.html?mv_pc=+0001
> ...of course the best thing is to make sure that the affiliate code 
> starts with a letter, but the above should work.

Also, I believe if you use


there is no such restriction.

Mike Heins
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