What are Whitelists and Blacklists?
Let's start with Blacklist (you should too). They are a list of ether sites or supplies that you exclude from your campaign. Whitelists are the opposite, a list of ether sites or supplies that you want to exclusively get traffic from.
If you are confused about Site ID and supply go to the Site & Supply ID help doc.
Because not all sources are the same, you will probably find that some work better with your campaigns than others. Creating a blacklist is a good way to continuously refine the traffic to your campaigns. To implement whitelists and blacklist head to the Create Campaigns page and find it under targeting.
Tips & Recommendations:
- Always keep track of the sources that continuously underperform the rest.
- It is hard to no after how long to wait before blacklisting a source, but we recommend a minimum of 1-3 days or until you have spent around 2-3 times the payout of your offer. We also recommend that you use blacklist before whitelist because whitelist will greatly reduce the amount of supply to your campaigns.
- Be sure to create and use different black/whitelists if you change the verticals of your offers.
Checkout How to Optimize for any further help.