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

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What liability concerns do advertising vendors raise, and how can I address them?

One of the websites I administer wants to provide free advertising in the form of direct links to vendors at an event they are running. Up until now, there has been no advertising whatsoever on the ...
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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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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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Monitoring offline conversion of online advertisements

I'm working for a company that is beginning with online advertisement and the following challenge was set: How can you monitor the effectivess of the advertisement in actual sales? The real ...
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Why My Adsense Account is not accepted

I have created a blog on blogger few days ago and created two blog entries on it. when i try creating AdSense account with blog's address it does not accept the application due to PageType. i have ...
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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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I just accepted a “come back to us” type offer $100 Adwords Credit - Now 80% of my Adsense Ads are for Google Adwords

I don't know if this is related, and I haven't been able to find any information on it anywhere. I just accepted a $100 Adwords credit offer from Google. Shortly after I did that, roughly 80% of the ...
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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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Bing vs google advertising

is it worth while to advertise using Bing's adcenter if I already have google's adwords?
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Use rel=“nofollow” on internal ads?

I know you're supposed to use rel="nofollow" on outgoing ads, to keep from passing link juice, but what about internal ads? We have a number of links with pictures that I consider as ads to other ...
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amazon associates: how well does it perform

I'm thinking about adding some amazon associates affiliate links to one of my sites, and I'm wondering if anyone who has any experience with them can tell me how well they perform on their site. Also, ...
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Old Domain Pay-per-click

So you know when you go to a domain that say you want to buy, and the only thing that comes up is a bunch of links to other sites, and stuff like that? How do I set something like that up for my old ...
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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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Targeting advertising for T-Mobile and Virgin Mobile users

We'd like to target our advertising to Virgin Mobile users. However, Virgin Mobile is actually on the T-Mobile network. So when we do a lookup of the IP address it reports T-Mobile. So this gives 2 ...
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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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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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Why use adzerk?

SO used adzerk to serve adverts. I'm a bit confused by it though, what's it do and what's the point of it? Why can't SO serve their own adverts?
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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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How can I get an “Official site” banner/area on Bing?

If I search for a product name on Bing, for example "paint.net", the first result is something that looks like an advertising area, but it's called "Official Site". How is it possible to get something ...
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Custom advertising integration with Blogger.com

I want to know if I can use my own advertising solution with my blog hosted at Blogger.com I am worried that I will not be able to - Google suggests I use its Adsense service and Amazon. Can I use ...
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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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Adverts on a mercantile site: good or bad?

Is it generally considered a good or bad idea to put GoogleAds or the like on a web site that is selling items online? In other words, should one run the risk of having the competition appear in these ...
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What Should I Do? [closed]

What is a reasonable goal in terms of traffic for my Flex 3 site: www.brainpinata.com Since I began a couple of months ago, I've gotten roughly 5500 ad views and 280 ad clicks. And the ad revenue is ...
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Ok to target product names in adwords?

If I have widget company called "Widget Designer" and I have a direct competitor who has "Widgitator Version 5", am I allowed to target a campaign using the literal keywords "Widgitator"? Is this OK? ...
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How to pay for servers without ads?

I have a website whose goal is to provide a free educational service (like wikipedia does, not on the same scale obviously). I wonder how I will continue to pay for the servers when I reach high ...
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Is it legal for U.S. based websites to serve online gambling ads?

I have a site that hits the sweet spot for that demographic but my user base is 90% in the U.S.
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Selling/Generating Revenue from Unused Domain Names

I have a domain name which has a relevantly top searched keyword in it. I have not used this for over a year but I plan on doing so soon. Where is the best place to put it up for auction or see if ...
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How to detect if a placement would be empty (Doubleclick for Publishers)?

I want to use DFP for my ads. To display an ad I am calling GA_googleFillSlot(). My understanding of this is, that this function injects the ad code at the position where the JS call is placed. How ...
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Online advertising program where publishers (site owners) can choose ads? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Self ads targeting I'm wondering what online advertising programs there are out there where the site owner can chose which relevant ads to put on particular pages from a ...
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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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Displaying topics/categories related ads

Is there any advertising company that allow webmasters to decide on general ad topics (such as "Entertainment", "Autos and vehicles", "Arts", etc.) to be displayed for a user visiting on a website? I ...
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Self ads targeting

In order to show relevant ads to a user I just put Google code on my site and they target the ads based on their knowledge of that user. Is there anyway I can use AdSense or any other advertising ...
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How can I prevent invalid clicks on my AdWords campaigns?

I was wondering if there is anyway you can block or exclude people from submitting multiple fake ip's online . For example I have a google pay-per-click campaign set up on adwords. I downloaded a ...
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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 is the best way to promote a programming blog? [closed]

(The guys from 'Programmers' referred me here...) How do you promote your programming blog? I recently started http://blackforestcoder.blogspot.com/ to record my progress working with new ...
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Can I create one ad in Google Adsense and then copy and paste the code on more then one page?

And if I do, will it effect how much money the ads make in any way? Thanks
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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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How do I set a price for advertising on my website?

I have a website that I would like to advertise directly to advertisers (without using adsense, doubleclick, etc..). How do I find out a ballpark figure of what I should ask for in terms of CPC or ...
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How to promote a site that sells specific software if all places where potential buyers hang prohibit advertisement?

Let's consider an abstract situation: We develop a commercial plugin for Joomla that does something. For example it turns all normal links into SEO links (I know it's trivial but it's just an ...
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Has anybody earned $0.25+ from each of a captcha (on your website) passing?

I am a real dummy in web monetizing schemes. [ 1 ] informs that a captcha vendor: "charges a fee of about 25 cents to 50 cents for each form that is filled out using a Type-In ad [captcha]... ...
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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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What is the Best Ad Network for a Flex Website? [closed]

Can anyone recommend an ad network for a Flex website other than OpenX and Mochi Ads. I desperately need to get some ads on my site. Any advice?
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Where can I find luxury goods advertisements for my website?

I'm running business directory for tourist attractions, and I would like to fill some empty blocks with useful advertisements like flight operators, car retailers, luxury goods etc. We have tried ...
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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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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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How to create / find static targeted ads

I'm not sure how to ask the right question but I noticed on this website, each post has very specific targeted ads that fit the overall theme of the blog post. www.ma-petite-chou.com I'm only ...
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Adsense alternative for a “Sex Education” website?

I am creating a nice and niche "Sex Education" website. No porn, nothing offensive and no scams. I would love to place Google Adsense but they do not allow ads on adult sites. I would like to know ...
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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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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 ...