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What is an impression?

An impression is generated when the image or text link appears to a user on your site, and some advertisers may reward you when you generate a certain impression level. Be sure to check the commission terms of your programs with advertisers. An impression is not the same as a click or click-through.

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    Colleen Dick

    I am doing affiliate links on pinterest. In order to link on pinterest one has to upload the graphic NOT merely point to one that's
    on the web. So I just download the ones the advertiser has and upload them and I use the affiliate link URL given in the code block, but not the "official image URL" and not the tracker because they only give you space for a URL I don't know where you would put it. I'm showing more clicks than "impressions" which is fine,  it just means that the tracker didn't fire.  There seem to be plenty of other people on pinterest doing this, so it must work. But I haven't made a sale yet but I just started.   Will this work? 

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    SallyAnne - Senior Education Strategist & Customer Success Champion

    Hi Colleen, please contact Customer Support so they can assist you personally with the specifics of your question and your account. Thanks!