Update Cost feature should be used to adjust the cost value on the side of BeMob, when it differs from cost data on the side of your traffic source for the same time frame.
This feature can also be used in cases when you select Do Not Track option in campaign settings.
The cost for the required campaign will be easily updated.
The manual cost update is applied to each event (click, visit, conversion) for a specific campaign and time period.
When updating the traffic cost in BeMob the timezone and timeframe should always match these settings on the side of traffic source.
Before you update the cost for a campaign it is required to get aquatinted with some of the limitations on this option. The list of restrictions is specified in the cost update window.
It is not possible to update the cost data for the period that exceeds 32 days.
If you try to modify the cost data for more than 32 days, the error will be displayed and the cost will not be updated.
If you adjust the cost for today’s date with the timeframe 00:00 - 16:59, the update will be applied to the period including 00:00 - 16:54.
The cost will not be updated for the events that might be received in this 5 minutes period.
This allows to keep the stats accurate as the extra events registered while you update the cost might mix up with the previously registered data.
The cost is updated instantly after you introduce the value and press Save.
However it is required to wait at least 10 minutes before next cost update. It takes some time for the settings to propagate.
Cost update option can accept up to 60 updates per each time frame.
It is possible to update the cost for campaign 60 times for a day or hour.
To recover the initial cost received before you have updated the cost manually, it is required perform the following steps:
This option is helpful when you receive the cost data automatically from your traffic source and then update the cost data manually to reduce the discrepancy between the cost data on the side of traffic source and tracker.
If you have any questions or need the assistance with the settings, contact our support team through the live chat or at firstname.lastname@example.org