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

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How to determine the amount to spend per phrase on Adwords research?

My company would like to start a PPC advertising campaign. Whilst I understand the concept and how to set everything up from a technical point of view, this is something I've never done before. ...
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Landing pages explained more, and Ad landing pages need inlink from the webiste they promote?

After reading here what's a landing page is and some other articles i understood there are 2 types of landing pages, the Ad ones for commercial and the SEO ones. AD (COMMERCIAL) LANDING PAGES In ...
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Paying for advertising on a cost per click basis - How to validate?

We use various pay per click advertising agencies and are able to tune the traffic to our mobile sites according to various things. The problem is, the number of clicks reported by the publisher ...
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What service or software should I use to serve advertising on a site with about 120k monthly page views?

I have a site that is generating about 120k monthly page views and is being hosted on a shared FreeBSD server where I have access to PHP and MySQL. I am using some custom PHP server-side scripts that ...
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Putting ads on Facebook, iframe

I've made a Facebook app, a small card game, which works with the Facebook iframe option. My question is: is it allowed to put advertisements on the original page where the iframe links to, so it ...
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Is Google showing ads from other companies or WordPress plugin is injecting ads which are not mine?

I am using WordPress for managing my blog website. I am using an Ad Injection plugin to place my ads where I want in a post. The plugin seems very good, but I saw some ads which were not from ad ...
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Google Ads Blocking Other Site Elements From Loading

I'm using Google DFP to serve Adsense ads. In Google Chrome (this doesn't seem to happen in other browsers), the page will get stuck loading pagead2.googlesyndication.com. It will just load for hours ...
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advertising servers / advert delivery solutions for C#/Asp.Net

We have a website which we want to show adverts in - However, these are custom adverts uploaded by the webmaster, not the Google adverts, or any adverts the network chooses. Ideally, there would be ...
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Making an advertising server ads from different ad networks

In India there are many ad-networks(other than Adsense) who pay per acquisition or per lead. So Javascript ad code is not required(as fraud clicks don't matter as long as one converts). So an ad ...
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Is this DFP error message the reason my ad won't show?

I'm setting up DFP to display ads and I have an ad tag (Javascript) from adtechus.com. The tag looks like this: <script ...
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Can DFP slots be parameterized?

I am using Doubleclick For Publishers (small business) for serving ads on a news website. I want to server a certain ad only an article pages for a certain category. With openX I created a zone per ...
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Does DFP Small Business allow geotargeting?

I'm working with a blog that has an advertiser who can only show ads for US/UK... so I'd like to set up an ad server that will show those advertiser's ads for US/UK customers, and then show Google ...
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Ad networks that will serve via HTTPS?

I've built a website with 160K page views per month that serves every page over HTTPS. The recent FireSheep news will probably increase the adoption of "HTTPS everywhere" but it's been very hard to ...
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Ad Publishing services [closed]

I recently had my Google Adsense account disabled for (apparently) invalid click activity, even though I had done nothing wrong. Although I have appealed for the reinstatement of my account, I am ...
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AdBlock users statistics

Are there statistics of internet users that use AdBlock or other ad blocking plug-ins? Are there some statistical breakdown, for example, per country (I assume it must vary a lot)? I was unable to ...
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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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Strange domains as a blog's traffic sources

Watching my Blogspot analytics i saw several strange-looking domains, like bd053ac3.any.gs and others. So trying to identify them i got the following: bd053ac3.any.gs - shows "Link not found" page ...
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Contextual Advertising API like Gmail Ads [closed]

Which advertising network has an API I can use to show my users targeted ads based on certain dictionary words present in their user-generated content, similar to Gmail's targeted ads? Edit: The ...
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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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Free Website Marketing & Backlinks? [closed]

What are some good places to advertise my websites for free? I've already submitted them to Google, Yahoo!, and Bing. Now, I am looking for some places I can create legitimate backlinks. Does ...
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Website traffic - with no money (backlinks, spam, likes, tweets) [closed]

I read a lot of things around the web. I saw people selling 4K backlinks and social real users tweets, likes, sharing links on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.. Now, assuming you have opened a ...
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May site A or B get banned/penalized if from site A I use window.open to site B?

As many advertising systems open popups, I was wondering what if from my site A I make (randomly, I mean not every time) a window.open(B)? Could one of the sites get banned?
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Does Google use keyword stemming for ad selection?

Keyword stemming is the process of finding keyword variations (plurals, synonyms, related concepts, etc.). We know that Google scans HTML body content to find which ad to display. In the process of ...
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Chitika customization not working

I'm trying to customize my Chitika ads using their code generator. I followed their instructions and made sure that I copied everything. The problem is, it doesn't work. It still looks like the ...
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Adding direct advertisements to a mediawiki installation [closed]

I want to add sidebar ads to my mediawiki installation. I am planning on making direct advertisement deals, as opposed to using the built-in adsense/bidvertiser functionality. How do I put the ads in ...
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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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Google AdSense - set minimum CPC?

I have a sports site. It was making like $0.75 per click for couple of months. Now suddenly, average CPC has dropped to $0.5 or even $0.4. Sometimes, I even see $0.2 or $0.08 per click. Is there an ...
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ads for a gaming network [closed]

I am very new to web development and in some weeks I start my own small gaming network. Now I am doing everything alone and I struggle to find good resources about advertising networks. And I don't ...
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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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Does putting more ads on a page necessarily generate more revenues?

It seems 'logic' that if you put more ads on a page, it 'should' generate more revenues. However, someone could argue that too many ads repel users, and therefore, pages with less ads are would be ...
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What is the average acquisition cost of a Facebook “Like”?

Suppose you want to invest in a Facebook ad, targeted to a specific audience, how many $ would I need to spend to get one "Like" in my Facebook fan page? Note: I know not all users, industries, ads, ...
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SMS ad service for a PHP app [closed]

I am about to launch a website that allows the end user to get alerted as their bus approches the stop. The only problem was this is a little expensive as I'm paying about 5 cents per alert. I was ...
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Small AdWords campaigns with low budget

Having a Google AdWords campaign of a daily budget less than 10€ ($13, £8.5), I had these: Setup 1 (1 campaign with 100% budget) x (3 ad groups) x (2 to 3 ads) = 40-60 clicks/day long list of ...
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Any ways / alternatives for AdSense approval for a website that is not based on rich text content

Hello I have following website -> http://musicglaze.com and have applied for AdSense, but was quickly rejected due to "insufficient content" As you can see nature of the website is not to provide much ...
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Advertising on personalized pages behind a login

I am currently building a web app which requires a user to log in. After they log in, they can see the content they've added to the web app, and things that the web app has done with the content they ...
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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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Investing into google or twitter advertisement? [closed]

I'm planing my marketing campaign now. I would usually invest into Adwords, however now I'm thinking, should I try out twitter for business? As it will also guarantee followers, therefore long term ...
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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 dont have a group of publishers, nor particularly want to go and build our own ...
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Alternative to Google Adsense [duplicate]

I have a web dev blog which averages ~100 uniques per day, on which I have a few ads here and there via Google Adsense. These ads generate around £5 per month for me. While I'm not out to make money, ...
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Do ads decrease interest for a site? [closed]

Is it true that if a user sees an ad on my site, the probability that he will return to the site in the future, decreases? Also: Would having ads on site decrease the probability that the site will ...
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Blog suitable Adsense format

I saw blog which has nice formated Google Adsense ads, but I don't know how to generate them. Here is a screenshot: http://imgur.com/U0mzk (sorry for plain link but I'm too fresh here to use img tag ) ...
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Quick question about Google AdSense policy

Is it against the Google AdSense terms of use to direct users to click on the ads? I mean I'm not gonna put a big flashing arrow or anything but what about "check out our sponsors" or something subtle ...
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Adsense click bot is click bombing my site

I have a site that get's roughly 7,000 - 10,000 page views per day right now. Starting around 1 AM on 7/1/12 I noticed the CTR was rising dramatically. These clicks would be credited then ...
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Prevent Advert Images Appearing in Search Spider Crawls

While testing out how web pages on my site appear to search engine spiders using http://www.browseo.net/ I noticed that advert images appear in the view. However, when I test a site like ...
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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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Visitors are coming on the site but are not submitting questions for my Q&A site [closed]

Here is my site http://starsQA.com, it's purpose is that it is has stars(actors, actresses, singers, authors) and that the fans(people who like the stars) send in questions for their fav star and they ...
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Can Youtube URLs be a landing page for ads? [closed]

I'm trying to run ADs on Bing Ads with Youtube watch pages as the destination pages. I was previously doing it using AdWords video campaigns, but I got attracted by Bing Ads and figured I would give ...
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Does the payment due to the ads placed on our site gets low to some extent due to adblock extensions? [closed]

I am new to ads and payments, Today I realized that even I use the adblock extension on Google Chrome, so now if the visitor of my site also use this extension, then is my earning affected by that ...
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How to I advertise my web application?

I would like to know the options I have on advertising my web application ? Are there websites I can submit my web application to ? How important is search engine optimization ? How much effort ...
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Mixing keywords match types in Google Adwords

Using Google Adwords: Q#1. Can someone use a mix of match types in keywords? For example, can someone use the keyword [large size] +leather "black shoes" from Atlantis, thus using exact, modified ...