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

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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? ...
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Why does AdSense require sufficient content?

I get that to apply for an AdSense account, a website needs to already have "sufficient content". As you can guess my website, being brand-new, did not. I am not disputing that fact, so I do not ...
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Forst steps to make a project visible [closed]

Recently I launched some web project for musicians. Considering that: It is really optimized for search engines. Dynamic pages, sitemap, etc. - are up and running. It is indexed by Google. Google ...
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Facebook Page Advertising Issue [closed]

I am gonna take this from one of my answers, because it is still bugging me... Facebook Pages is a different story. They make you pay for the views of getting your post out to people who have ...
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Does a semi-transparent overlay that only appears temporarily at game completion violate Google Adsense policy?

On my DEV server, after a user finishes a game on the website, a semi-transparent overlay covers the whole page. The score is then shown on the overlay. Through the overlay, you can still clearly see ...
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Why some AdChoices ads are showing AdRoll instead of Adsense

I know what AdRoll is, but I have visited one of the my favorite blog and click on the AdChoice overlay and it is showing AdRoll. Is AdRoll operating a ads network? (I think it is no) Is AdRoll buy ...
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How to use google adsense (or similar) for a web app with user specific content

I am working on a site that allows users to log in and enter their own information. Each user will have their own login, and enter their own content that can only be seen by them. It is conceptually ...
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How many users should a site have before using advertising? [closed]

I have a small hobby web site that acts as a friend finder for folks with similar hobby interests. So far I have avoided advertising of any kind to keep from having a negative impact. But recently ...
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Do you have to tell the user that they're viewing ads

I'm creating a feed that will show different subjects with Masonry. These "boxes" will be clickable and link to external websites. Now some of the "boxes" in Masonry will eventually be ads. I read ...
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Can adverts on your site actually help SEO?

My current understanding of SEO is this: One of the ways Google determines a webpage's quality is by how many people click back onto the SERPs. For example, if loads of people click onto your blog ...
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Less than half of Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics

We have a website that we advertise via Facebook, but in Google Analytics only 30-50% of the clicks appear. (The page is not really public yet, so I cannot post a link here) We already did several ...
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How should “AdSense and DoubleClick” phrase in Google Webmaster Guidelines be interpreted?

I was reading Google Webmaster Guidelines and came across a phrase I do not understand. Make reasonable efforts to ensure that advertisements do not affect search engine rankings. For example, ...
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Adsense - is it worth setting up?

How much traffic is necessary for adsense to make sense?
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How to comply with the Google AdSense policy that ads should not be placed on auto-generated pages?

I have a website post4city.com. Sent an application for Google AdSense. It was rejected with message. Site does not comply with Google policies: We're unable to approve your AdSense application at ...
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Facebook Ads - after setting campaign it is not showing in ad manager

Description: I bought new campaign in facebook ads service. The type of it is Website Conversions. I implemented pixel (registering) sucessfully, redeemed created list of ads and inserted new card ...
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Where can I find Ad Networks with single liner Ads?

I've developed a site that serves pure HTML Weather widgets (and they are great looking too). Just after two months I am generating 1.25K hits monthly (Google Analytics). Now I want to generate some ...
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Will traffic exchange programs work in pay per impression ad campaigns?

I'm having a technology blog with nearly 3000 visitors a day (1000 - 1300 unique visitors). I'm generating visitors through traffic exchange programs like hitleap.com, addmefast.com. Now I'm ...
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Do pop-up ads have a negative impact on SEO?

I was observing Google results for months to determine if pop-up ads have a negative impact on SEO. Regarding my observations, sites without pop-ups usually get ranked better. Actually, that doesn't ...
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Alternative Advertisers for my web site

I have a website where I have many of the programs I host, and I am looking for alternatives for publishing ads. The reason why I'm asking is because traffic on my site has more then tripled the ad ...
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What affiliate network would you recommend and why? [closed]

There are many ad and affiliate networks out there, that each try to cover a niche. Please list your favorites and give some reasons why you like them.
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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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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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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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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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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 ...