Basic Configuration

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How to perform basic configuration of your AvidTrak Pro call tracking account

Quick Start/Basic Configuration of your AvidTrak Pro Account

AvidTrak Pro Accounts support Dynamic Number Insertion as well as non-dynamic (Static) number call reporting. Use dynamic numbers whenever you wish to tie-back phone calls to web visitor clicks.

After logging into your account click on Dashboard and choose My Account > My Account Setting

AvidTrak User Interface My Account My Account Setting

Verify that the information in fields 1a through 1f has been filled in correctly. In Step 1e enter the phone number that will receive calls. After you have filled in the required information be sure to click Update to save your settings.

AvidTrak User Interface My Account My Account Setting

In Step-2, SMART REPLACEMENT, add the phone number that appears currently on your website. This would be your current website number that you wish to be replaced dynamically with AvidTrak Number(s). After entering the number be sure Save your number. If you have more than one number that you wish to be dynamically changed with an AvidTrak number enter the other number(s) as well.

AvidTrak User Interface My Account My Account Setting

Access and Install Client Account Specific JavaScript

In Step-3 you will copy and paste the JavaScript (JS) code onto a notepad. Email the JS code to your Web Master together with the installation instructions which you can view/obtain by clicking How-To-Add-JS

AvidTrak User Interface My Account My Account Setting

Clicking How To Add JS Here will open up Installation Instructions Screen. You can send a screen shot of the screen to your Web Master.

AvidTrak User Interface JavaScript Example

After your Webmaster has completed the JS installation on all pages where you wish to dynamically insert phone numbers, you may verify that the code has been installed correctly on the web pages by clicking My Account > Resources > Validate Code. Copy and Paste the URL of the web pages that contain AvidTrak code and click Validate. If there are no mistakes in code installation the system will generate “Successfully Validated” on the screen

AvidTrak User Interface My Account My Account Setting

Acquiring and configuring AvidTrak Pro dynamic inserted tracking number(s) to your account

Click Avid Pro Phone Setup and select Order New Numbers as shown in the screenshot below

AvidTrak User Interface Ordering New Numbers

In the new screen that opens up enter the type of number that you wish to purchase. This may be either a toll free or a local number. In the Area Code field enter the desired area code. Click Search to find a number that is to your liking

AvidTrak User Interface Ordering New Local Numbers
AvidTrak User Interface Ordering New Toll Free Numbers

Complete selection of the number that you wish to purchase by checking the box next to your number and then click Order

AvidTrak User Interface Local Numbers Purchase Screen

If you wish to proceed with your purchase click OK when the Onscreen pop up seeks to reconfirm your purchase decision

AvidTrak User Interface Local Numbers Purchase Screen

After you have successfully completed your phone number purchase, AvidTrak will confirm to you that a new number was added to your account

AvidTrak User Interface Local Numbers Purchase Screen

Every new purchase/addition of AvidTrak numbers needs to be allocated towards a tracking channel. To allocate a number you need to click Pro Phone Setup > Number Assignment

AvidTrak User Interface Local Numbers Post Purchase Screen and Number Assignment

Find the number that you have purchased and click Change which appears under the Action column

AvidTrak User Interface Number Assignment Screen

In the dialog box select the source that you wish to assign towards this number. In the example below we have selected Google PPC. After making your selection please click the Change button. An onscreen prompt will advise you that your settings have been saved.

AvidTrak User Interface Number Assignment Screen

Many AvidTrak users utilize Google Adwords and MSN Ad Center tags to increase the click data that are available through search engines. AvidTrak supports Adwords ValueTrack tagging parameters as well Bing Ad Center tags. To realize the full functionality of ValueTrack click My Account > Resources > URL Generator. These tags are added to your ad’s or keyword’s destination URL.

AvidTrak User Interface URL Generator Screen

Enter the destination page URL which is to be appended with tags. For Adwords Paid Search select the box “I will be using Google Search Network” for Adwords Display select the other box. If you wish Adwords to report the match type as well as ad position then select then check the respective boxes. Checking ( c )and ( g ) will allow you to write in the campaign name and ad group name associated with your ad. Click Generate URL to create your tagged destination URL

AvidTrak User Interface URL Generator Screen

Scrolling down through the screen you will see the Generated URLs. Copy and paste the Generated URL into the space provided for your Adwords Ad’s destination URL.

AvidTrak User Interface URL Generator Screen