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

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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 ...
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Making profit - Adsense contains too many stopwords

I was thinking of using Adsense, but after I've read about the stopwords policy... Too many words are banned: "a**, s**t, id**t, a****le, bu****it," etc.. That generally means that I cannot use ...
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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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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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Approx 52% of Google SERP clicks goes to slots 1-10, but where do the other 48% go?

I have been pouring over some various figures whilst putting together CTR / cost / earning calculations for ad runs I'm about to start, however I've been missing some, of what I think are, key base ...
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Is it OK to have 10 rotating banners from Hostgator in the same banner slot?

I have 728x90 position on my blog and I have a php script that randomly choose number from 0 - 9 and display a random banner from Hostgator affiliate banners. Should I stick with one or is the ...
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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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At what traffic point is it worth it to start looking to put ads on a website? [closed]

My Google Analytics have slowly been climbing over time and I'm wondering how many unique visitors I need to make it worth my time to look into monetizing that traffic with advertising on the site? ...
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Google Adwords: What is the difference between automatic pricing and manual pricing?

Do you use the Google adWord automatic pricing (provide the upper limit you would like to spend), or do you manually adjust and set the the bid price = first page bid min. price? According to Google, ...
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ads are killing my page speed

What are others doing to mitigate the horror that is the slow speed of running ads on their sites? I don't do direct sales of ads & rely on third parties like rubicon, openx, etc. served through ...
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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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How to find illegal or adult contents/links into a user-filled website?

I would like to use adsense on my website. This website is filled by users (they put comments and links). Of course, adsense (and others I guess) does not want to put ads on pages containing ...
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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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How to protect Google Ads from yontoo layers runtime?

Since sometime I have observed that Google Ads on any website including my blog (http://blogs.digitss.com) gets replaced with something similar to uploaded image below. I am sure it's happening with ...
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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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what is the preparation of before apply for ads?

I have built a new site(finished last week, but no SEO, no clients). I know apply for ads need a long time. So I send my request to google adsense, and then do the SEO, send my site to web search. but ...
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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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Website with a 30% non english content (70% english) can be accepted in Tribal Fusion?

I'm just wondering If a website has a 30% non English content, will the Tribal Fusion Ad Network still accepts it's application. My website has a 30% non english content and 70% english. I don't want ...
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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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How many visitors block adverts?

On average, what percentage of visitors block adverts, for example by running AdBlock? (The average obviously depends on the population, which is worth specifying, but any answer's better than ...
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New kind of ads is sliding on the right side of screen on each and every site [closed]

Some kind of ads is showing on stackexchange.com also.. Which company is providing is it google. or is it affecting me only... http://i.stack.imgur.com/0o3nE.png
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Auditing ads served on websites for malware / badware - Does such a service exist?

We recently had a bit of a scare on one of the web properties we administer. One of the 3rd party advertisers that we use had an advertiser who was distributing malware. Although this only took ...
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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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Should I create a mobile version of my site if my Adsense revenue is mostly from mobile visitors?

I have a website running Adsense. According to Google Analytics, most of the revenue is from mobile visitors. Currently the website does not have a mobile version and does not sport a ...
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What is a good network for full-page rich ads?

I'm currently developing a website where users will be able to upload content. I would like to be able to show a full-page ad whenever someone tries to view the content. The ad should take up most of ...
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Is there a class or id that will cause an ad to be blocked by most major adblockers?

Is there a general class or ID for a html element that a high majority of popular adblockers will block on a website it has no information for. My intention is to have my advertisement blocked, ...
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How could I manage Google Adsense to approve my Web App? It keeps denying it

Google adsense keeps denying my app from having ads, because of an "insufficient content" issue. I manage a Web Application that allows the users to set Youtube Videos as Alarm Clocks. It includes an ...
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How do paid posts work?

I just had someone email me asking how much it would cost for a paid post with a link? It would be 300 words and provide a link to his website. Is this common and what's it called?
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The $1000-Dollar Bill [closed]

So I know that this question will vary heavily for the type of website, but here it is. Imagine you have a $1000 to spend on your new website. You can handle development and hosting yourself. In ...
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What free website system do you recommend to promote intepretation/translation services [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am a business interpreter based in Hangzhou,China. I am considering to mount an independent website to promote my ...
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software for managing ads on site [closed]

Could you recommend software to manage ads on a website? I'm talking about self managed banners, not adwords or anything like that. what are some of the commonly used ones? Thanks
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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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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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Are there any region specific advertising platforms, alternative to AdSense? [closed]

I'm wondering if AdSense is the best advertising platform to use for international/multi-lingual websites. When trying an AdSense sandbox preview tool, I have noticed that for example the Chinese ...
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Looking for new placement on poor performing ads [closed]

I don't know if this is an acceptable question in this forum. But, I'm seeking advice on better ad placement for a site. I have a site that's averaging 2000 unique visitors a day right now. It's ...
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Is there an ad network which will let me specify custom advertisement sizes? [closed]

I'm just wondering if any of you know of an ad network that provides ads in custom dimensions chosen by the publisher. AdSense and other popular networks have a bunch of ads with pre-defined sizes, ...
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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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Can a video uploader block ads if he/she does not own all content?

If my video contains a musical recording and the owner of the recording master rights authorizes YouTube to place ads on the video, do I have the right / capability to prevent ads from being ...
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what counts as a “pageview”

My main index.html page consists of 2 parts (it is written in html & jquery/javascript): a fixed header that is always at the top of the page a content page that is loaded when a user clicks a ...
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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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Dropping adverts during responsive design changes

I was looking at the new Smashing Magazine design and first of I have to say, it looks great. One thing that grabbed my attention though was that the Right Hand Side adverts get dropped during the ...
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How can I check that ads are loading correctly on my website?

How can I monitor the JavaScript ads on my website to ensure they show up? I don't want to use this process to generate false impressions but I need a way to gather data and report that ads are ...
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Mentioning celebrities as customers

My client owns a dry cleaning business. He serves people who stay at certain hotels in NYC. Some celebrities have been his customers while staying at those hotels. He would pick up and deliver their ...
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Adsense ad removal and refresh

Are we allowed to remove AdSense advertisement and replace it with another or one from a different ad network once the original ad is loaded and, say, 10 seconds have passed? This is exactly what ...
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Do Facebook CPC ads charge per click, or per like, or both?

I'm about to create a Facebook campaign that points to our Facebook fan page, with the CPC option. I want to know what counts as a "click". I already read the docs (quickly to be honest), but i ...
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Looking for PHP/MySQL-based ad manager

Could you recommend based on your experience a PHP/MySQL-based admin interface for managing your website ads? In order to be really useful, such application should have: -basic CRM functionality to ...
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Is it acceptable to contact a potential customer who has accessed your site, using their IP?

We run ad campaigns to attract potential customers to our website. Sometimes customers click, but don't make contact. Is it acceptable to reach out to these customers, based on the public info ...
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How to maximise revenue from limited number of advertisers

Suppose you have a page that ranks very well for a very specific subject (and gets a reasonable amount of traffic). You don't provide what the visitors are looking for but there are just 3 companies ...
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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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effect of page speed on ad revenue

I'm thinking of slowing my pageloads a bit, and want to know how much ad revenue will decrease due to the slowness. For ads on a revenue-per-impression (CPM) basis, I have to worry about decreased ...