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

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Do sites without ads perform better in Google search results?

Does Google view sites without advertising as a more reliable source of information and increase the odds of a website returning in the search results? I ask this for a few reasons. The main reason ...
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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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Facebook Ad optimized for Post engagement but charges for Impressions, How?

I am unable to understand that when we have a facebook ad running under Post engagement campaign and set "Ad optimized for" option to "post engagement", we get two options for "what you get charged ...
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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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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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Some animated Adsense ads prevent the rest of the page from functioning

I've had this problem for the best part of 3 months now. Since doing a major update in March, some recurring ads make the site unusable. I've requested help on this issue multiple times but nobody has ...
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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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Network Ad UTM Tracking Issue with GA

We have placed ads through an ad network targeted to our state's geo. We have doublechecked that the placment is correct, but our Google Analytics shows significant traffic from these UTM's coming ...
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DFP error: “no valid network found” when uploading HTML5 creative bundles

I wanted to upload ads for my website into DFP. I'm trying to upload HTML5 creative bundles. I'm following the step Access the tool: html5-to-dfp.appspot.com, but I'm getting the the error message ...
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SEO impact of adverts on a .org domain

I know .org is really for non-profit organisations. If the site is purely for information but includes sold advertising space, will I be penalized from a SEO perspective?
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AdSense vs personal advertising system

I have a website that gets +10,000 hits a month. I currently have AdSense running on it but I am finding that I am barely getting any clicks or ad revenue at all. I was wondering if I would do any ...
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Google Ads targeting my already long term customers. How to fix this?

My company provides web based services on long term (years) contract basis. My customers would regularly visit my website to access the updates about their account. But all my customers have noticed ...
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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 the Creative Commons (CCL), and I'm planning to place some ads on the website, to cover the costs ...
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does the word “Loading” that switches to the word “Advertisement” violate adsense policies?

In countless tests on webpagetest.org, when I test my site, the first thing that appears on the screen very early is the word "Advertisement". It's the header I use right above a google adsense ...
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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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Why do Reddit advertising clicks data and Google Analytics stats differ so much?

I ran ads on Reddit for a couple of days and as per Reddit ads data I've got 160 clicks. But Google Analytics reports just 25 clicks from Reddit. I've used utm tracking on my Reddit ads url. Why is ...
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HTML5 banner not showing correctly in Revive Adserver

I want to insert an HTML5 banner on our Reviver Adserver (version 3.2.2). Here's what I did : Created a new banner; Selected 'Generic HTML banner' from the dropdown menu; Copied the ad's HTML code; ...
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Get log of AdSense ads showed on my website

Is there a way to get a report of the ads that have been shown to the visitors of my website? Not just number of ads and clicks, but actual content of the ads.
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Running Anti-Anti-Advert Scripts?

Most websites contain adverts, and a lot of users are using software to stop adverts from loading. An example of the software used would be AdBlock. Is it considered acceptable to either block the ...
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Google DFP : how I can track the sub id to know which video has played which ad and how much earning is generated by the particular ad?

I am working on an online video website and planning to display the video ads from DFP ( Double Click for Publisher). Please let me know how I can track the sub id to know which video has played which ...
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'Pre-retargeting' - How does it work (if it does)

I have been approached by a couple of advertising agencies whom offer a service they're touting as being call 'pre-retargeting'. Apparently it's possible to serve display ads to users that visit ...
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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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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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Can I deactivate / reactivate Google AdSense at any time?

I have a blog on Blogger which is not very popular (and it does not even have a second-level domain). In any case I would like to subscribe to Google AdSense and try this service to see how it does ...
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Google Analytics model comparison tool shows all traffic as direct when it actually came from Facebook and Instagram

We have created a new site and we are doing an Ad Campaign in Facebook Ads. My problem is that when I go to Google Analytics to analyze my traffic with the Model Comparison Tool and I click to First ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...