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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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how to promote a web app? [closed]

i'm quite surprized this hasn't been asked yet so for a given web app and a given set of potential users of this web app the goal would be to reach this set of potential users. how to achieve this?
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Where can I find online advertisers that let you place ads in rss feeds?

Looking for online advertisers like google that let you place ads in feeds?
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How do I implement advertising on my page?

I want to make a little bit of cash on the side for my site. Who should I use for advertising? What are the best practices for ad placement? What are the best ways to keep advertising unobtrusive? ...
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Is there an easy way to do referrer based advertising?

This a bit of a weird question so please let me know if you need more information. For a side project I am working on I need to ability to generate advertising on a specific page based on a specified ...
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Prevent users from preventing my website ADs from being displayed?

It may not be 100% of the users but even a localized amount of users that make use of ads blocking features will reduce your incoming. I do care about my users as well as I do care about receiving ...
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Putting adverts on my website

I'd like to start putting ads on my site but I'm quite fussy about the way things look so I'd like to have attractive adverts that work as a feature of the website as opposed to the nasty garish ones ...
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How can I show multiple ad networks on my site?

I am not sure Google Adsense is the right ad network for me. I'd like to experiment with a few other options. I would like to setup another ad network, say Project Wonderful, and have my site display ...
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Which ads return more revenue

i have a blog, i want to display ads and earn money as part time work. Can you suggest me which ads bring up more revenue except Google ads?
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How many views/day are required for a site to break even?

What is a rough estimate of how many views/day a site needs to break even on hosting and bandwidth using advertising? You can assume: Two Google ads per page. Low value content (no ambulance ...
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How to design a site that is advertiser friendly?

I am about to undertake a visual re-design of the site but recently several companies have contacted me about selling ad space on my site. Up until now, I have just thrown in some AdSense text-ads ...
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How to proceed now , development is done ! [closed]

The project I was working/coding on from last couple of months is done from a development point of view. The project is a lightweight desktop video streaming application in Adobe Air. I also put up a ...
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Companies that provide user information / targeting API?

Are there any companies that provide simple APIs to get user information or targeting data on website visitors? Essentially some anonymous version of the data used by advertising companies to target ...
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What to consider if working for ad space?

I've been approached to do web development work in exchange for ad space: All revenue from a yet-to-be-agreed-upon number of pages would go straight to me. To keep things simple, we have agreed on ...