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

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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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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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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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Ad networks that will serve via HTTPS?

I've built a website with 160K page views per month that serves every page over HTTPS. The recent FireSheep news will probably increase the adoption of "HTTPS everywhere" but it's been very hard to ...
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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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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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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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Alternative to AdSense

What are some alternatives to using Google AdSense for generating advertising revenue? Google requires that the website has a high enough traffic volume to make it worth while to them. My website is ...
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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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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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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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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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“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 use google adsense (or similar) for a web app with user specific content

I am working on a site that allows users to log in and enter their own information. Each user will have their own login, and enter their own content that can only be seen by them. It is conceptually ...
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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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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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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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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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Adsense Page impression is showing zero

i have created a new adsense account for my blog [link removed as is loaded with ads, popups and who knows what kind of XSS] and integrated ads with my blog. But i am getting page impressions zero. i ...
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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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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 to I advertise my web application?

I would like to know the options I have on advertising my web application ? Are there websites I can submit my web application to ? How important is search engine optimization ? How much effort ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Putting ads on Facebook, iframe

I've made a Facebook app, a small card game, which works with the Facebook iframe option. My question is: is it allowed to put advertisements on the original page where the iframe links to, so it ...
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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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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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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 ...
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What kind of ad format best for site header?

I have room in the header of my website for ads. I've tried 480x60 banner ads and text ads from several networks, relevant to the subject matter of the website and every type of ad has performed very ...
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Best Ways to Develop “Chicken and Egg Content” sites?

By 'chicken and egg content' I'm referring to user-contributed/crowdsourced content - sites like StackOverflow / StackExchange. When SO launched, Jeff and Joel were essentially able to 'cheat' the ...
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Landing pages explained more, and Ad landing pages need inlink from the webiste they promote?

After reading here what's a landing page is and some other articles i understood there are 2 types of landing pages, the Ad ones for commercial and the SEO ones. AD (COMMERCIAL) LANDING PAGES In ...
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Earn through personal blog site [closed]

I have launched my blog site and I am able to attract 40-60 user per day, it is almost 2 months my blog is on internet. Is there any way I can start earning from my blog, as I went for some ...
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What affiliate network would you recommend and why? [closed]

There are many ad and affiliate networks out there, that each try to cover a niche. Please list your favorites and give some reasons why you like them.
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Alternative Advertisers for my web site

I have a website where I have many of the programs I host, and I am looking for alternatives for publishing ads. The reason why I'm asking is because traffic on my site has more then tripled the ad ...
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How do I track Yahoo Adwords campaigns in Google Analytics with cost data?

I'm currently diving into Yahoo's adwords program and am wondering if its possible to track their ad campaigns in Google Analytics with cost data so I can trace my costs to my revenue. Has anyone ...
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Does anyone know how to block Evony?

There are lots of posts on Google's forums about Evony and their shady tactics: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/AdSense/thread?tid=7c9ef267b8b3c01f&hl=en ...
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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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Is there any way to use AdWords with CodeIgnitor (or similar)?

I am working with a website that uses CodeIgnitor, a content management system I hadn't heard of before. The problem: Incoming links from AdWords contain a long query string, and if you add a query ...
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How to roughly translate site pageviews to its potential revenue from ads?

I know it depends greatly on each individual case, but lets say some site is doing 100k unique pageviews a day, how to estimate approximate potential monthly revenues from banners on such site (in ...
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Are there standard advertising banner sizes?

I'm designing a new site and for the first time I want to incorporate 3rd party advertising. I haven't chosen an advertising partner yet. Are there standard banner sizes I should be designing for?
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What service or software should I use to serve advertising on a site with about 120k monthly page views?

I have a site that is generating about 120k monthly page views and is being hosted on a shared FreeBSD server where I have access to PHP and MySQL. I am using some custom PHP server-side scripts that ...
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Adsense - is it worth setting up?

How much traffic is necessary for adsense to make sense?
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How do you format SEM URLS to properly track results using analytics engines like Google analytics?

If I were to purchase some advertising space on a website- what should I add to the end of the URL to track the results of that campaign in a tool like Google Analytics? Is capitalization ...