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Can I show a user an ad based on third-party cookies on their web browser?

Let's say I have a site that sells something. A user has no idea that my site exists, but they visit a competitor website which adds a cookie to their browser. Can I display advertising for my site ...
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Using Google Analytics to determine whether paid media visitors subsequently return

I'd like to be able to find out whether I am driving returning visits to my site through paid media. E.g. what percentage of people who initially visited for the first time through an advert now ...
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With Google DFP (Small Business) is it possible to disable AdSense in an Ad Slot on a per-request basis?

Setup: I run a network of websites that target different hobby niches and have a section dedicated to community classifieds. I serve advertising on these sites through Google DFP for Small Business ...
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What are differences between sell side platforms (Admeld) and self-serve platform (AdReady)?

I was confused with sell side platforms (e.g. Admeld) and self-serve platforms (e.g. AdReady) as both are serving services to publishers. I would like to know the differences in order to get the ...
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When advertising on Facebook, avoid paying for comments, likes, and shares

We have an ad campaign running on Facebook. Our goal is to get users to subscribe to our newsletter by visiting the site and subscribing. We noticed a discrepancy between the number of clicks ...
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How do you format SEM URLS to properly track results using analytics engines like Google analytics?

If I were to purchase some advertising space on a website- what should I add to the end of the URL to track the results of that campaign in a tool like Google Analytics? Is capitalization ...
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How to search for all the line items that use free-form custom criteria in DFP?

I have a lot of line items and a lot of custom targeting parameters in DFP. Is there a way to search line items and find all matches that use a given targeting parameter? Say I have a free-form ...
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How a free (no ads) site maintain itself?

The past few years a trend has grown concerning a startup creating a webapp, paying a staff and priced hosting and yet offering a service for free and with no ads. Sites like droptask, Geeklist, ...
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How can I put advertising on my MediaWiki site just like at Wikia.com?

I want to put some AdSense blocks on a wiki I'm running. I guess that Wikia has highly A/B tested their ad placements so I'm going to follow them a little bit there. Unfortunately the list of ...
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Does Bing support anything like Google's First Click Free program?

Google has a program for webmasters called First Click Free. To implement First Click Free, you need to allow all users who find a document on your site via Google search to see the full text of ...
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If my website uses HTTPS for login then can I server advertising pages?

I have a web site that is used for online surveys. Users will log in, take a survey and at the same time I would like to present them with pay per click advertising while they are viewing the pages. ...
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How can I show contextual ads after a user filtered page contents by keyword?

I am building a social bookmarking service that is monetized in part by Google Adsense. However, I don't know how to influence how the ads are displayed. I think Google scans my pages and decides ...
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Is it possible to target a specific website using Google Adwords?

I'm trying to advertise my website to people visiting a specific webpage through google adwords. I know it's possible due to this Google's webpage - ...
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Decide what ads to show myself rather than having AdSense choose for me

In order to show relevant ads to a user I just put Google code on my site and they target the ads based on their knowledge of that user. Is there anyway I can use AdSense or any other advertising ...
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Can I reposition AdSense ads with Javascript (for responsive purposes)?

I have a responsive blog where ads are displayed in the sidebar. On mobile devices however, the sidebar is pushed to the bottom below the posts. So what I'd like to do is move the ads from the ...
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Ad networks that let you run your own cookie targeting

We've got some proprietary cookie targeting software which we are developing to help deliver better targeted ads. We don't have a group of publishers, nor particularly want to go and build our own ...
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Ad network to target a specific browser only

I'm looking for an ad network which allows me to target only users with a specific browser. I want to advertise my online app which only works in one of the major 3 browsers. I've looked at some of ...
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How to create / find static targeted ads

I'm not sure how to ask the right question but I noticed on this website, each post has very specific targeted ads that fit the overall theme of the blog post. www.ma-petite-chou.com I'm only ...
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What are “environment target actions” in Google AdWords HTML5 ads?

Google AdWords documentation for ad formats list several requirements for creating ads in HTML5. One of the requirements is: For environment target actions, timer and multiple exits are not ...
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According to Piwik, many Facebook users appear to exit before page has loaded

I am using Piwik to monitor web stats and have noticed that it appears like some users click a link to my site and then close it before the page has even loaded. I have based this on the fact that ...
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Is Google DFP a replacement for ad rotate plugin?

I'm currently using Ad-Rotate WordPress plugin on my WordPress site. I recently came to know of Google DFP. I'm currently adding 1-5 ads per day which will increase soon and am wondering if Google ...
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Can Google DFP email out reports with CSV attachments from pre-defined templates?

We have recently changed our advertising setup from OpenX over to Google DFP. One of the biggest headaches is setting up the automated reports with CSV attachments for our clients. There are TOO MANY ...
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What file formats, file sizes, and frame rates are supported for animated ads managed by DFP?

What are the most standard specifications for an animated ad in terms of file format, file size, frames per second and etc.? I am preparing a media kit for our advertisers and can't seem to find a ...
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Having Multiple Facebook ads use one conversion pixel

Can't wrap my head around if this will work or not. Don't want to launch a campaign til I know for sure. I want to run five separate ads with all different target audiences. When clicked, each of ...
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How to make adwords autobidding bid separately on each keyword

I used manual bidding most of the times I worked with Adwords, but recently I encountered client with 4000+ keywords. I tried automatic bidding to save my time, but it does work in weird way. It ...
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Facebook Ads click tracking through url parameters/tags is it possible?

Is there something like ValueTrack for AdWords but for Facebook ads? And I'm not talking about Google Analytics UTM tags. Looking through documentation, brought me to some API documentation that is ...
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High impression but no reveue

I have Chitika in my website and based on the reports, I'm having 500 - 800 impressions per day with 0 valid clicks, 0 CTR and 0 CPM. I am wondering why is my revenue still $0.00 even though I have ...
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How can I reduce “follow me” ads in adsense for publishers?

On pages I publish, I have adsense display ads, which often seem to show "follow me" or "remarketing" ads (relevant to the user's recent searches) rather than contextual ads (those relevant to the ...
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Can I use Google AdWords to advertise on my competitors sites after that visitor left my site?

For Google Adwords re-marketing, display ads are shown to visitors have been to your site previously. So when the go to a web site displaying AdSense, it is likely that re-marketing ad will be ...
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Why My Adsense Account is not accepted

I have created a blog on blogger few days ago and created two blog entries on it. when i try creating AdSense account with blog's address it does not accept the application due to PageType. i have ...
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Text only ads like UrbanSpoon

I am trying to implement text only ads onto my site similar to what UrbanSpoon has here: . For some reason, when looking through Google DFP and Google AdSense I can only find the ad code that makes ...
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How to use Schema.org for Adverts on a website - WPAdBlock

I'm trying to use schema.org to indicate advertisements on my website. I'm concerned that putting adverts within the content of a blog page will hurt my SEO and I'm hoping using schema might help ...
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How to smartly optimize ads on website

I've a content website that presents ads. Now, my team want to optimize it for a better experience for the users. (we really believe our ads are good for our users.) We are sure that every website ...
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When advertising on Yandex, why does my ad get shown for broad queries and why do so many users click?

I'm using Yandex Direct - it is Russian contextual advertising system. We are creating and promoting sites, and started contextual advertising campaign. There were a lot of keywords like "create ...
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Adserving Service for specific ads [closed]

I am looking into adserving services for a web application that is in development. I know there are the regulars like AdSense, DoubleClick, etc but the client wants the ability to sell of sections of ...
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Advertising for google+ followers

Is there a way to advertise with google to specifically increase the number of followers to my google+ page? I got it to work pretty well with facebook and now I'm trying to increase the visibility of ...
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Ad revenues via Google cache

Do ad revenues from page-views (as opposed to ad-clicks) accrue from webpages viewed via Google cache?
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How can I prevent invalid clicks on my AdWords campaigns?

I was wondering if there is anyway you can block or exclude people from submitting multiple fake ip's online . For example I have a google pay-per-click campaign set up on adwords. I downloaded a ...
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AdSense on a website where login is needed [duplicate]

Could I use AdSense in pages on a website where a login is needed? How would Google treat this? They can't see/check it, other than stats/traffic
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Are Adsense ads allowed to not be initially visible?

I have something like a sidebar that is being pulled out on a click on smaller resolutions. Therefore it is not initially visible, but can be visible when pulled out via a clearly indicated arrow, and ...
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Tracking rotating Ads with Google Tag Manager

So at the moment we have our ads setup using event tracking in Google Analytic (Universal) and they are implemented in this format: <a href="example.com" onclick="ga('send', 'event', 'Banner Ad - ...
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How to protect Google Ads from yontoo layers runtime?

Since sometime I have observed that Google Ads on any website including my blog (http://blogs.digitss.com) gets replaced with something similar to uploaded image below. I am sure it's happening with ...
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Weird popup/malware showing on my website

Can someone please help me figure out what this is? It looks like some ad pops on my website for no reason when opening website through Google search results. I've tried looking in the code and ...
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Implementing mobile-only (non-responsive) ads into a responsive theme

I've just finished setting up a website for someone - it's a responsive design under WordPress. Some of the advertising on the page is responsive ad units from AdSense, but unfortunately other ad ...
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Can I advertise in Google AdWords with multiple places to click in an ad with different actions?

I want to create a graphical Ad for my website that has more than one button or a multiple choice question. It possible to run such an ad in the Google AdWords content network? If so, how do I ...
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How to inspect if flash banner does not spread malware or is harmful to site visitors? [closed]

I would like to take a third party ad - flash banner on my site, I can place it as an iframe (to show a page with the banner, hosted on other domain), or I can host it myself. I have seen, when ...
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anonymous.google as a site name placement in Google AdWords?

We started a campaign on Google AdWord's content network. Using Value Track, they let you use {placement} in your ad URL so that the name of the site where your ad appears is passed as a URL ...
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How can I advetise efficiatly on my sites? [closed]

Are there any ad networks that give publishers/websites the ability to display adverts that are chosen by the publisher immediately on page load. Lets say the page loads, and a script inserts certain ...
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Is a statement near AdSense ads saying “sorry about the ads” against policy?

A site is using Google AdSense under "Our Sponsors" heading. I know this is acceptable by Google AdSense policy. A few more lines were added above every ad like,"Sorry to tired you with ads! But as ...
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AdSense: Will Google ban me if I list “No ads” as a reason to sign up at my site?

Can't find anything about this in Google AdSense's TOS. Basically I want to remove ads for logged in users on my site -- but will Google allow me to use this as a value proposition on my front page? ...