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

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Best free blogging site that allows AdSense and other advertising? [closed]

I'm looking to start my own blog. Under the incredibly vain assumption that anyone cares what I think, I'd like to put up some ads to fund my, um, habits, yeah. I don't want to have to pay anything, ...
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Build My Own Advertising Network

I have a few ideas that I think would be pretty game changing for online advertising and I would like to build my own network but I don't know where to start. I know it will take a lot of time for ...
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Is google pays for each time the user navigate and new ads appear?

If I have mobile app and google ads in each page. (according to pay per view method) Is google pays for each time the user navigate and new ads appear? Thanks.
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How and where to place - css, html and images in email to make it a HTML email? [closed]

How and where to place - css, html and images in email to make it a HTML email? I have seen many advertising emails in my inbox and I am curious to know how does the email body display the HTML.
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Will Google harm my ad's rating if my display URL in adwords does not exist?

I have a service in a very big city, and to make my ads stand out, I display the name of the neighborhood in the display URL, although the actual URL is always the same page with my services for any ...
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Can you add doubleclick macros to exisiting ads

Setup: A few weeks back I made some very simple html5 "ads" to run on a few of our partner sites. They weren't paid ads as we also manage these sites, however there are a few of them, so I made a ...
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Which Adult Ads Service is best / highest paying [closed]

I have a sex education & sexual health website. As evident, I can not place Google Adsense and Adbrite advertisements as they disallow mature content and even remotely anything related to it. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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IP - Country based ad delivery

I am looking for an ad manager script/system (open source or paid) which can deliver different ads based on the IP - country of the visitors. Would be nice if you can name one if you know!
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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 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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What is the best way to launch a website to make it go viral?

Say for example I have a website that has finished BETA and is ready for full launch. I'm at the stage now I want it to be very visible to start getting traffic. Right now, I am just getting some ...
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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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Marketing for Scheduled Online Events

Last year I started working with a team on our first major web project (We, the Pixels). I believe the idea is very solid, but it has a hard requirement for a group of people being on the site for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Using AdSense to show ads to logged-in users [closed]

I know that you can grant authorization permissions to Google AdSense so that it can 'log in' and see what other logged in users can see (e.g. in a private forum), so that the ads it displays are ...
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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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What CPM can we expect once we outgrow AdSense?

I've been advised that once a site reaches a certain level of traffic it's possible to get more lucrative ad providers on board that give better return than AdSense. For a reasonable sized ad above ...
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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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Why is Project Wonderful mostly only used for web comics?

I've looked a few times at placing ads on my site, but the only ad system I've liked is Project Wonderful. The problem with it is that almost every existing publisher(and thus, probably advertiser) is ...
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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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How is a banner space technically sold, through SSPs or ad networks, to the advertisers?

What data in general does a publisher need to offer to SSP or ad networks? Does the publisher need to offer: Some sort of html that specifies the ad space located within a web page? Type of content ...
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Some Adsense domain's ads are causing document.write() statements that remove the html from the page

All that is output on the page is the domain name of the advertiser, for example 'www.solar-aid.org'. The rest of the content is stripped, I believe because of a document.write() statement. I'd like ...
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Does AdBrite Pay per CPM Only or Do You Get Money For Clicks as Well?

Does adBrite give you any money for clicks? I'm only getting a few visitors per day, but they are clicking on ads apparently. My earnings are very low.
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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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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 ...