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

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How premium ad networks calculate the payout?

I'm wondering how premium ad networks (The Deck, Carbon Ads, Fusion Ads, etc..) calculate the payout for publishers. The problem is they have a fixed price for a fixed timeframe (30 days or a week) ...
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Is there an industry standard for “the fold”?

We often get requests to put an ad over or below "the fold" - the visible portion of the screen on page load, a term derived from newspapers which are delivered folded in half. I use Chrome on a Mac ...
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PHP / Database Advertising Directory [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? What would it cost or is there already a system with a CMS like Joomla that would create the back-end of a website ...
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adsense and click bombing

I wonder what happens if I have a website with adsense and a user wittingly clicks the ads many times for a long time with result to ban my account. Google bots will trace this behavior and I suppose ...
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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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Are there any ad networks that serve ads over SSL? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ad service that supports ssl (secure publishing) I have recently enabled SSL on my site, now my google ads cause some browsers to complain about unsecured content ...
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What are impressions in Google Webmasters?

I see that Google Webmasters give me some numbers as impressions, and of course, I know impression literal meaning. But can anyone please explain what impressions are in the context of Search Engine? ...
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Google adsense and dynamic pages

I want to show Adsense in search results that come from my database. How could google adsense bot determine what ads to show? Does it do so on the flow, i mean, there is no previous page it can ...
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Ad software to rotate text links?

I am currently using OpenX to rotate text links but I don't think search engines can spider these links. What software can I use to do this?
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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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free Ad serving solution for smaller php websites

I'm looking for a very simple ad serving solution on my website, that can be hosted on my website. I have used openX and found it a bit complex for my needs. basically I need; A way for advertisers ...
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What are the best ways to start driving traffic to a new website?

Would you try for SEO, Adwords, or other ad programs? Why? How cost effective is it?
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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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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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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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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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Advice on Advertisement Charges from WebMasters

I run a programming site and was contacted by a big product company. They want to publish 8 product posts about their product (they will write) in the next 6 months and purchase 5 million impressions ...
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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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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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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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Managing OpenX campaigns for several advertisers

We're running our own OpenX instance with several advertisers. Each month, the advertiser's campaign should reset its available impressions, based on whatever plan the advertiser paid. I think this is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where to advertise small open-source projects

I am searching for a good recourse where I can advertise my open source project. I have made a web-development framework which I want to make available to download, and I want to target a large ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Best pay per click book advertising

I think my web site is good for advertising books. It contains programming tutorials in Turkish. However there no good ads program in Turkey and Turkish users can't buy books on amazon etc. So is ...
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Where to find ads of a certain size to place on my web site?

Where can I find ads to place on my site that are 125px x 125px to place one my site? The sites content is mixed.
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Advertisement system with allowed click encouragement

Is there any advertisement system (like AdSense) that would allow me to encourage the visitors on my page to click the ad? The pay doesn't need to be as high as in AdSense, it's only important that ...
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What are average advertising banner widths?

Many websites have advertising, do people know what the general/average/standard width of advertising areas and banner widths are? Thanks in advance
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Advertising / Premium Access sales strategies

Glad to be here. Been tooling around on S/O for a year or so now. Anyway, I run a very localized site that caters to the bar industry and its patrons. You can check it out at jcbarguide.com if you ...
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How to serve custom ads for clients on my site?

Are there any ad serving systems, that allow webmasters to serve ads from their clients on their sites? The client provides an image/text and a link and the website displays the ad in designated ...
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Advertising - what are my options when just starting out?

I'm in the midst of creating a couple of personally owned sites. Neither are aimed to be the next Facebook/Twitter/whatever, but I'd like to be able to make some money off of them, at the very least ...
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Location based self serve ad servers?

I'm looking for recommendations for a location based ad server for my website, like Adsense, but geo-targeted. Ideally, I'd like it to be self serve, so I can choose what ads are displayed where, ...
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Best advertisement program from web application to display after user login, together with Google Adsense

I have developed a web application. It is a todo list manager. I am already displaying adversiment on users' accounts after they login with Google Adsense. To increase revenues I would like to ...
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What is a good, free ad server?

Right now I am using OpenX. But over the years it got more and more bloated. I barely use 10% of its functionality. What are the alternatives and what is it that makes them good? I need: image ...
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Advertising Platform CMS

I would like to know if there is any "advertising platform" cms arround, in order to host affiliate marketing tags / banners / etc Thanks
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“Responsible” advertising networks

Stack Exchange has a passion for Responsible Advertising but which advertising platforms offer this kind of service e.g. no Flash, no GIFs and relevant content? EDIT I'm not specifically talking ...