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

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Animated Ad Industry Guildlines

What are the most standard specifications for an animated ad in terms of file format, file size, frames per second and etc.? I am preparing a media kit for our advertisers and can't seem to find a ...
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Chitika - High impression but no reveue

I have Chitika in my website and base on the reports, I'm having 500 - 800 impressions per day with 0 valid clicks, 0 ctr and 0 cpm. I am wondering why is my revenue still $0.00 even though I have ...
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Using Google Analytics to determine whether paid media visitors subsequently return

I'd like to be able to find out whether I am driving returning visits to my site through paid media. E.g. what percentage of people who initially visited for the first time through an advert now ...
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With Google DFP (Small Business) is it possible to disable AdSense in an Ad Slot on a per-request basis?

Setup: I run a network of websites that target different hobby niches and have a section dedicated to community classifieds. I serve advertising on these sites through Google DFP for Small Business ...
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What are differences between sell side platforms (Admeld) and self-serve platform (AdReady)?

I was confused with sell side platforms (e.g. Admeld) and self-serve platforms (e.g. AdReady) as both are serving services to publishers. I would like to know the differences in order to get the ...
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Is Google DFP a replacement for ad rotate plugin?

I'm currently using Ad-Rotate WordPress plugin on my WordPress site. I recently came to know of Google DFP. I'm currently adding 1-5 ads per day which will increase soon and am wondering if Google ...
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Music Streaming API that permits commercial use (ads) [closed]

I want to build a Single Page Webapp that features audio streaming playback. There's a bunch of apis for retrieving meta datas from huge catalog of artists and songs. These APIs are provided by ...
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What are “environment target actions” in Google AdWords HTML5 ads?

Google AdWords documentation for ad formats list several requirements for creating ads in HTML5. One of the requirements is: For environment target actions, timer and multiple exits are not ...
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How can I reduce “follow me” ads in adsense for publishers?

On pages I publish, I have adsense display ads, which often seem to show "follow me" or "remarketing" ads (relevant to the user's recent searches) rather than contextual ads (those relevant to the ...
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Can I use Google AdWords to advertise on my competitors sites after that visitor left my site?

For Google Adwords re-marketing, display ads are shown to visitors have been to your site previously. So when the go to a web site displaying AdSense, it is likely that re-marketing ad will be ...
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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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How can I show contextual ads after a user filtered page contents by keyword?

I am building a social bookmarking service that is monetized in part by Google Adsense. However, I don't know how to influence how the ads are displayed. I think Google scans my pages and decides ...
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Text only ads like UrbanSpoon

I am trying to implement text only ads onto my site similar to what UrbanSpoon has here: . For some reason, when looking through Google DFP and Google AdSense I can only find the ad code that makes ...
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How can I put advertising on my MediaWiki site just like at Wikia.com?

I want to put some AdSense blocks on a wiki I'm running. I guess that Wikia has highly A/B tested their ad placements so I'm going to follow them a little bit there. Unfortunately the list of ...
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How to use Schema.org for Adverts on a website - WPAdBlock

I'm trying to use schema.org to indicate advertisements on my website. I'm concerned that putting adverts within the content of a blog page will hurt my SEO and I'm hoping using schema might help ...
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Find line items that use free-form custom criteria in DFP

I have a lot of line items and a lot of custom targeting parameters in DFP. Is there a way to search line items and find all matches that use a given targeting parameter?
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How to smartly optimize ads on website

I've a content website that presents ads. Now, my team want to optimize it for a better experience for the users. (we really believe our ads are good for our users.) We are sure that every website ...
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When advertising on Yandex, why does my ad get shown for broad queries and why do so many users click?

I'm using Yandex Direct - it is Russian contextual advertising system. We are creating and promoting sites, and started contextual advertising campaign. There were a lot of keywords like "create ...
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Adserving Service for specific ads [closed]

I am looking into adserving services for a web application that is in development. I know there are the regulars like AdSense, DoubleClick, etc but the client wants the ability to sell of sections of ...
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Advertising for google+ followers

Is there a way to advertise with google to specifically increase the number of followers to my google+ page? I got it to work pretty well with facebook and now I'm trying to increase the visibility of ...
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Ad revenues via Google cache

Do ad revenues from page-views (as opposed to ad-clicks) accrue from webpages viewed via Google cache?
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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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AdSense on a website where login is needed [duplicate]

Could I use AdSense in pages on a website where a login is needed? How would Google treat this? They can't see/check it, other than stats/traffic
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Easier way to generate automated reports in DoubleClick for Publishers DFP?

We have recently changed our advertising setup from OpenX over to Google DFP. One of the biggest headaches is setting up the automated reports with CSV attachments for our clients. There are TOO MANY ...
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Are Adsense ads allowed to not be initially visible?

I have something like a sidebar that is being pulled out on a click on smaller resolutions. Therefore it is not initially visible, but can be visible when pulled out via a clearly indicated arrow, and ...
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Tracking rotating Ads with Google Tag Manager

So at the moment we have our ads setup using event tracking in Google Analytic (Universal) and they are implemented in this format: <a href="example.com" onclick="ga('send', 'event', 'Banner Ad - ...
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How to protect Google Ads from yontoo layers runtime?

Since sometime I have observed that Google Ads on any website including my blog (http://blogs.digitss.com) gets replaced with something similar to uploaded image below. I am sure it's happening with ...
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When advertising on Facebook, avoid paying for comments, likes, and shares

We have an ad campaign running on Facebook. Our goal is to get users to subscribe to our newsletter by visiting the site and subscribing. We noticed a discrepancy between the number of clicks ...
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Weird popup/malware showing on my website

Can someone please help me figure out what this is? It looks like some ad pops on my website for no reason when opening website through Google search results. I've tried looking in the code and ...
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Implementing mobile-only (non-responsive) ads into a responsive theme

I've just finished setting up a website for someone - it's a responsive design under WordPress. Some of the advertising on the page is responsive ad units from AdSense, but unfortunately other ad ...
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Can I advertise in Google AdWords with multiple places to click in an ad with different actions?

I want to create a graphical Ad for my website that has more than one button or a multiple choice question. It possible to run such an ad in the Google AdWords content network? If so, how do I ...
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How to inspect if flash banner does not spread malware or is harmful to site visitors? [closed]

I would like to take a third party ad - flash banner on my site, I can place it as an iframe (to show a page with the banner, hosted on other domain), or I can host it myself. I have seen, when ...
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anonymous.google as a site name placement in Google AdWords?

We started a campaign on Google AdWord's content network. Using Value Track, they let you use {placement} in your ad URL so that the name of the site where your ad appears is passed as a URL ...
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How can I advetise efficiatly on my sites? [closed]

Are there any ad networks that give publishers/websites the ability to display adverts that are chosen by the publisher immediately on page load. Lets say the page loads, and a script inserts certain ...
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Is a statement near AdSense ads saying “sorry about the ads” against policy?

A site is using Google AdSense under "Our Sponsors" heading. I know this is acceptable by Google AdSense policy. A few more lines were added above every ad like,"Sorry to tired you with ads! But as ...
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AdSense: Will Google ban me if I list “No ads” as a reason to sign up at my site?

Can't find anything about this in Google AdSense's TOS. Basically I want to remove ads for logged in users on my site -- but will Google allow me to use this as a value proposition on my front page? ...
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Why does AdSense require sufficient content?

I get that to apply for an AdSense account, a website needs to already have "sufficient content". As you can guess my website, being brand-new, did not. I am not disputing that fact, so I do not ...
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Forst steps to make a project visible [closed]

Recently I launched some web project for musicians. Considering that: It is really optimized for search engines. Dynamic pages, sitemap, etc. - are up and running. It is indexed by Google. Google ...
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Facebook Page Advertising Issue [closed]

I am gonna take this from one of my answers, because it is still bugging me... Facebook Pages is a different story. They make you pay for the views of getting your post out to people who have ...
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Does a semi-transparent overlay that only appears temporarily at game completion violate Google Adsense policy?

On my DEV server, after a user finishes a game on the website, a semi-transparent overlay covers the whole page. The score is then shown on the overlay. Through the overlay, you can still clearly see ...
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Why some AdChoices ads are showing AdRoll instead of Adsense

I know what AdRoll is, but I have visited one of the my favorite blog and click on the AdChoice overlay and it is showing AdRoll. Is AdRoll operating a ads network? (I think it is no) Is AdRoll buy ...
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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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How many users should a site have before using advertising? [closed]

I have a small hobby web site that acts as a friend finder for folks with similar hobby interests. So far I have avoided advertising of any kind to keep from having a negative impact. But recently ...
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Do you have to tell the user that they're viewing ads

I'm creating a feed that will show different subjects with Masonry. These "boxes" will be clickable and link to external websites. Now some of the "boxes" in Masonry will eventually be ads. I read ...
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Can adverts on your site actually help SEO?

My current understanding of SEO is this: One of the ways Google determines a webpage's quality is by how many people click back onto the SERPs. For example, if loads of people click onto your blog ...
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Less than half of Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics

We have a website that we advertise via Facebook, but in Google Analytics only 30-50% of the clicks appear. (The page is not really public yet, so I cannot post a link here) We already did several ...
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How should “AdSense and DoubleClick” phrase in Google Webmaster Guidelines be interpreted?

I was reading Google Webmaster Guidelines and came across a phrase I do not understand. Make reasonable efforts to ensure that advertisements do not affect search engine rankings. For example, ...
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Suitable ad service / Ad-revenue model for my one-time use high traffic website? [duplicate]

I'm about to launch a website to which I expect a high number of visitors and lots of traffic. However, this traffic will only last for a few days once the joke has been passed around enough (in the ...
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Integrative Google Analytics for dynamic search

My website is advertised with TripAdvisor and in the following way the URL is called: ...
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Adsense - is it worth setting up?

How much traffic is necessary for adsense to make sense?