Advertising is the practice of producing text, images, or other media intended to influence others' purchasing decisions.

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Is there a time delay before Google Adsense ads are shown when you first put the ad code on a new website?

I have recently created a new website and have added a Google ad in the header area and also Google Analytics. However on the website the ad space just adds some padding rather than showing the ...
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Commission Junction links are registering tons of (probably false) clicks

I have a sidebar of commission junction ads, and they are plain text links (a-tags) with rel="nofollow" attributes in them I'm getting hundreds of "clicks" per day in my daily stats on CJ's ...
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In DFP, is it possible to use creative of one size on ad-units with different sizes?

I'm using a custom create type on DFP SMB, since the text has to be in Hebrew, the original text ad type doesn't work well. I made some text ads with width of the content (440x30) and they work well ...
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Visits to my site with a weird URL

Google Analytics shows visits to my site landing at: mathematics21.org/?from=http://snip.to/. I have not ordered advertisements from snip.to and have never seen a URL like this.
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Custom Advertisement above website content. Proper standard semantic format wanted

Until recently, my website was following proper semantic standards with H1 tags before H2 and H3 tags. Now, on my site I was asked to put an advertisement of a festival for the owner at the top of ...
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Analytics ignoring advertising features setting

I've been having trouble with my Demographics reports in my Google Analytics account that I administer. After I log in, I expand the Audience tab, then Demographics, and then select Age. There is a ...
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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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Adsense - is it worth setting up?

How much traffic is necessary for adsense to make sense?
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Advertising only certain vendors, rather than allowing AdSense to decide?

I'm brainstorming a site that keeps a catalog of certain vendors. If a given vendor is sufficiently verified, I want to specifically advertise that vendor only in a block dedicated to that purpose. ...
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Can I move google adsense block to another div element?

In homepage of website I have 3 categories with their corresponding posts. And I have one google ad in every section. Also in homepage I have same categories as menu and when you click on one of ...
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How to save money on AdWords?

Currently I am spending quite a lot on Google AdWord for search campaign, I am looking at methods to save money while maintaining the clicks. I have tried to switch from automatic pricing to manual ...
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Are multiple pop-under advertisements from different ad networks possible to use on a single site?

I was wondering is it possible to place multiple pop-under adverts on the same website? I am currently using Popcash for a single popunder which works fine and pays a small amount per day but i ...
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Using HTTP (insecure) ad providers on HTTPS (secure) site

As more and more browsers adopt stringent checks around preventing insecure content served up on secure sites, there is impact on the use of ad networks which in many cases don't support the secure ...
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Does advertising on porn website affect my Google SEO ranking / Organic traffic?

I plan to advertise my business on porn websites, Due to low CPA cost. Though my business is not at all related to porn industry. I just want to try it. When I get more PPC traffic from porn ...
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Is it possible to serve ads without javascript (via <iframe sandbox>)?

I hate it when useless javascript slows down my machine. Is there a way to do ad placement without JavaScript? I've learned that, for example, iframe element has a sandbox attribute, which lets you ...
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Using google adsense with other ad providers

What are the legalities of using Google adsense alongside other providers like Viglink? Vigilink provides ads for external links. E.g. If I am reviewing a product I can put affiliate links on that ...
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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? ...
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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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Which ads return more revenue

i have a blog, i want to display ads and earn money as part time work. Can you suggest me which ads bring up more revenue except Google ads?
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Linking AdSense to DFP

I'm trying to follow this Google instructions about linking AdSense to DFP: https://support.google.com/dfp_sb/answer/188529?hl=en I went to my DFP account and found Network Settings at Admin tab, ...
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Creating new ad in existing ad set does not work

When I try to "Create a similar ad" on Facebook, there is the option to choose an existing ad set in which to publish the ad. But these settings are never updated on the ad creation page, and all ads ...
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Sources of revenue for community-led content sites

I own a large automotive forum. Its very mature and has been around with one of 3 domains names since 2001.) We get solid traffic and peaked about 5 years ago with approx 4m page views monthly. The ...
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Is it good impression to put ads on a professional blog? [closed]

I have been writing my professional blog for 1.5 years where I am sharing articles on Microsoft technologies and monetizing ads on it. I am following too many expert's blogs and I see, no one ...
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Adsense Copyright violation enquiry for a job site [closed]

I have site where I am posting jobs and vacancy in jobs. Now there are a few other sites that do exactly the same thing as me. As the content is not that different I am afraid that any of these site ...
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Google AdSense - High Payment

I tried Google AdSense for the first time and surprisingly I got very high stats from the first day of using it. I got $2.53 for 40-50 visitors in one day and my RPM was $80. I disabled the ...
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In DFP, how do I set a banner keep displaying until the impression is finished running?

I using DFP. I have one banner that impression set as 500,000 impressions, however the banner will sometimes show Google Adsense ads while the impression count is not reached yet. How do I set the ...
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Detecting whether banner ads pass link juice

I wanted to determine the relative SEO value of the advertising links passed by this website: http://www.garden.org/. On the right side you'll notice several advertising banners that, when clicked, ...
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Why is AdSense showing “wepage not available” in ad slots on my phone?

I tested the mobile version of my site both on my computer and on my older android phone with a pull-out keyboard. On my computer, the advertisement loads fine, but on my phone, the advertisement ...
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DFP run adsense when script returns iframe with 0 height

I have a contract with ad network for 1 position on my site. They gave me creatives (script). But sometimes they don't show any comercial. The script is running, but it returns an empty iframe. iframe ...
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Is adsense banning websites that have chat?

Based on this discussion it seems that Chat sites are no longer allowed to host adsense adverts. I have a website that is predominantly content, but chat is still a very important part of my site. ...
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How to place highest paying AdSense ad in best performing location?

So if AdSense places the highest paying ad in the first ad block in your HTML (I’ve read this from multiple sources, if anyone does not agree please let me know why you don’t), how do I make sure the ...
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Where to get ads for my website?

My website is getting around 100 visitors per day so I was thinking that I should put some ads on my website but it is really very hard to find the best advertising plan which can benefit me the most. ...
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Remove ads from embedded videos (uploaded by me)

I have created a youtube channel and uploaded several original videos to that channel, for the purpose of embedding them into my website. Problem is ads are being displayed like so: My embed code ...
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Prevent smaller ad creative from showing in larger ad slot

I'm having a 300x250 size creative show in a 300x600 ad slot. The header call defines only one size, 300x600 like so: googletag.defineSlot('/1030735/website_300x600', [300, 600], ...
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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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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 to present analytic information to advertisers?

We are planning to sell ads directly to the advertisers. What is the best way to present website analytic information to the advertisers? If it makes any difference, we are using Google Analytics. ...
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Is there any standard for pricing ads on a specialized website? [closed]

I have read some articles about pricing ads on different websites and blogs, but I couldn't find any resources for specialized websites. Let's say there is a photography website, and they want to ...
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Restricting AdSense ads' language

My users are seeing (spammy) English ads on my website that's geared purely towards native speakers of another language many of whom know no English. I would like to restrict the language of AdSense ...
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Adsense RPM dropped more than 70%

My RPM (Revenue Per Thousand views) on AdSense started to drop for past couple weeks, and now its 72,6% less than 28 days ago. Only things that I can think of that I did in past 28 days: I moved one ...
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Does lightbox ads hurt website traffic

The ad company that I use, publishes ads on my website is now offering a new ad type that is a big ad in a lightbox with a big close button and ad also closes if the user clicks outside the ad ...
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Advertisement link click counts not matching up in Google Analytics

We are using tracking software that reports how many clicks advertisement links on our website get. This is not matching with the stat given by Google Analytics. Does Google Analytics track sessions ...
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Lending website to someone else to get ads for the website

My website has potential to generate nice revenue from advertising but as I live in Iran and google does pay to Iran, I'm not able to accept ads. I have talked to a friend in Turkey to lend him my ...
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How to see what ads my visitors are seeing

I have a website with Adsense. I want to get a an idea for what ads my visitors are seeing. I am currently using a service that allows me to view site users actions, but this hides the ads, ...
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Is there a way to do online A/B testing to see whether a google ad would be clicked on more?

I have some trafficked pages, but my ads are small and in places where they do not ruin the user experience. So they get a low click-through rate. I am wondering if there is a way to test out ways to ...
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Do banner ads make my website a commercial website?

I am preparing a small wiki based tutorial website. I will have to be grabbing lots of contents under CCL license. I am planning to put some ads on the website to keep the server running, but I am ...
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Where do my DoubleClick Adsense payments go?

I'm looking into switching from Google Adsense to DoubleClick so that I can use custom adverts. As well as this I would still like to use Adsense through DoubleClick. How will payments be linked to ...
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Webmaster Tools: Mobile Usability Warnings - How to deal with adverts?

I have received last week a warning from Google Webmaster Tools about the fact that my website is not mobile-friendly. And it is not. The reason why we didn't opt for a responsive design is that ...
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Does AdSense penalise sites who say “please disable ad-block”? [duplicate]

Does Google AdSense penalise websites that say "please disable ad blocking software… it helps pay our bills… blah blah…"? Example of "please disable adblock": It’s kind of asking to see (or click) ...
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AdSense ads don't show up after refreshing the page

I have developed a small CMS site. I tested AdSense in localhost and everything worked fine but after uploading site to my server ads are not showing if i refresh a page. Once I refresh a page, ads ...