Category: CPATrend FAQ


CPATrend Interview: Philip Shapiro, CEO

  In our second segment of interviews with the CPATrend staff, we are pleased to introduce our President & CEO, Philip Shapiro.  Philip founded CPATrend in January of 2010 and turned a one man shop into an Inc.500 Company, as well as a Top 20 CPA Network in 2014 & 2016.   1) How did you first get involved in Affiliate Marketing/Online Advertisement? While I was involved in online business since I was 13 years old, I first got involved in affiliate marketing with publishing Adsense/Yahoo Ads on arcade websites over…


How Can I Become An Affiliate With CPATrend?

This is possibly the most frequently asked question we receive at CPATrend,  So, how can you get approved and become an affiliate with CPATrend? Its fairly simple actually.  The first thing you should know is that at CPATrend, we care very deeply about the overall quality of our affiliate network’s traffic.  There are countless networks in the industry that approve affiliates who make volume promises, or will be incredibly flexible on approvals with the mindset that the more affiliates we approve, the more money we make. However, there is a major…


What is the Difference Between CPA, CPS, CPL, CPI, CPC, CPM etc.?

For some of us, the acronyms above are incredibly familiar, and something we spend a lot of time on every day.  For others, these acronyms leave tons of room for confusion!  Allow us to clear up that confusion: CPA – “Cost per Action” or “Cost per Acquisition”.  CPA refers to any campaign where a value is assigned to the acquisition of a lead, sale, subscription, or any predefined “action”. CPA is most commonly used in affiliate marketing when discussing campaigns that are paying for sales. CPS  – “Cost per Sale”….