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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Alternative to AdSense

What are some alternatives to using Google AdSense for generating advertising revenue? Google requires that the website has a high enough traffic volume to make it worth while to them. My website is ...
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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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Find ads for blog [closed]

I have a blog and I want to monetize it. I have applied to Google ads but they are saying that my blog has duplicate content. Is there any site like Google AdSense where I can get ads for my blog?
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Is there an upper limit on the number of Adsense adverts placed on one page?

I would like to add 20 Google banner ads below my web page's content so I can increase my Pay Per Impression earnings, is there any upper limit on the number of adverts I can display?
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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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Adsense Page impression is showing zero

i have created a new adsense account for my blog [link removed as is loaded with ads, popups and who knows what kind of XSS] and integrated ads with my blog. But i am getting page impressions zero. i ...
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How do I set up DFP to show one set of ads for US/UK and AdSense for everywhere else?

As a followup to this question, I'm setting up DFP for a blog and need to show one set of creatives to users from the US or UK, and just let AdSense fill in that ad unit when the user is coming from ...
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Advertisement programs that allow “clickjacking” (earning advertisement revenues by popups generated by clicks on the website)? [closed]

Whether clickjacking is an ethically responsible way of earning advertisement revenues is a subjective discussion and should not be discussed here. However, it appears that quite a lot of popular ...
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Advertising Query on Website

There is a site: www.freewebsitereport.org which reports services focused on estimating website approximate advertising revenue. But sometimes when I enter any website for its info, it shows ESTIMATED ...
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Do advertisers use the keyword meta-tag to find potentially relevant websites?

A couple of days ago, I have read somewhere (but I can't find the page anymore) that one should set a keyword meta-tag with relevant keywords, because advertising networks use these to find ...
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Huge difference between Facebook Ad Click figures and Apache log requests

We're running a facebook ad campaign for our business but there seems to be a huge discrepancy between the number of clicks registered and the number of requests made with "facebook.com" in the HTTP ...
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Discontinued ads exchange of 125px square?

From more than 4 years ago AdBrite was recommending its users to use a free banners exchange service characterized by its square 125px banners. That service was discontinued from about three years. ...
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How to stop local newspaper from thwarting my efforts to promote a new competing site through their paper?

In order to raise awareness for my interactive social/classifieds site, which is aimed at a local and specific community, I need to advertise with my direct competitors, the local community paper. ...
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How can I stop adware affecting my site?

We have just started running our own ads on our site but are now getting bombarded with complaints from users that "Russian Bride" ads are showing up below our ads. We know this is caused by AdWare ...
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Youtube - preventing ads of my competitors on my videos

I want to start and upload to youtube every day a new video for my commercial use. The videos are suppose to serve existing clients and potential clients and are given free to everyone . My problem ...
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Which CMS or framework for a website with classified ads? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS)/Wiki should I use? A non-technical friend has asked me to provide some guidance for his new website idea. To avoid losing a friend ...
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Promotion exchange for websites? [closed]

I've seen "AdDuplex" for windows phone, which basically advertises participating apps inside other apps and vice versa. I like this concept and am wondering, if there is something similar for ...