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

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Adsense RPM dropped more than 70%

My RPM (Revenue Per Thousand views) on AdSense started to drop for past couple weeks, and now its 72,6% less than 28 days ago. Only things that I can think of that I did in past 28 days: I moved one ...
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Does lightbox ads hurt website traffic

The ad company that I use, publishes ads on my website is now offering a new ad type that is a big ad in a lightbox with a big close button and ad also closes if the user clicks outside the ad ...
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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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Advertisement link click counts not matching up in Google Analytics

We are using tracking software that reports how many clicks advertisement links on our website get. This is not matching with the stat given by Google Analytics. Does Google Analytics track sessions ...
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Lending website to someone else to get ads for the website

My website has potential to generate nice revenue from advertising but as I live in Iran and google does pay to Iran, I'm not able to accept ads. I have talked to a friend in Turkey to lend him my ...
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How to see what ads my visitors are seeing

I have a website with Adsense. I want to get a an idea for what ads my visitors are seeing. I am currently using a service that allows me to view site users actions, but this hides the ads, ...
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Is there a way to do online A/B testing to see whether a google ad would be clicked on more?

I have some trafficked pages, but my ads are small and in places where they do not ruin the user experience. So they get a low click-through rate. I am wondering if there is a way to test out ways to ...
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In DFP, is it possible to use creative of one size on ad-units with different sizes?

I'm using a custom create type on DFP SMB, since the text has to be in Hebrew, the original text ad type doesn't work well. I made some text ads with width of the content (440x30) and they work well ...
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Do banner ads make my website a commercial website?

I am preparing a small wiki based tutorial website. I will have to be grabbing lots of contents under CCL license. I am planning to put some ads on the website to keep the server running, but I am ...
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Where do my DoubleClick Adsense payments go?

I'm looking into switching from Google Adsense to DoubleClick so that I can use custom adverts. As well as this I would still like to use Adsense through DoubleClick. How will payments be linked to ...
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Webmaster Tools: Mobile Usability Warnings - How to deal with adverts?

I have received last week a warning from Google Webmaster Tools about the fact that my website is not mobile-friendly. And it is not. The reason why we didn't opt for a responsive design is that ...
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Does AdSense penalise sites who say “please disable ad-block”? [duplicate]

Does Google AdSense penalise websites that say "please disable ad blocking software… it helps pay our bills… blah blah…"? Example of "please disable adblock": It’s kind of asking to see (or click) ...
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AdSense ads don't show up after refreshing the page

I have developed a small CMS site. I tested AdSense in localhost and everything worked fine but after uploading site to my server ads are not showing if i refresh a page. Once I refresh a page, ads ...
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How can I improve the quality of more generic adwords keywords?

I'm looking to improve the quality on some of my more generic keywords. 50% of my traffic comes from two keywords: "Bokförignsprogram" (accounting software) and "faktureringsprogram" (invoicing ...
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Google display network ad for people with the remarketing tag has no impressions

I created a display network ad. I set up an automatic bid and on campaigns management it says "eligible". My display network list has 120 items (people with remarketing tag). However I don't have ...
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Linking AdSense to DFP

I'm trying to follow this Google instructions about linking AdSense to DFP: https://support.google.com/dfp_sb/answer/188529?hl=en I went to my DFP account and found Network Settings at Admin tab, ...
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What does Facebook Ads guidelines mean by 'Attribution'?

In Facebook's Advertising Guidelines, you can read the followng: B. Attribution Ads may not assert or imply, directly or indirectly, within the ad content or by targeting, a user's ...
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I just registered a domain with a specific CPC, would irrelevant content decrease that CPC?

The domain I just registered the last week shows CPC of $5.34. I want to make use of the domain. If the domain is related to business and the content I created is related to some dating tips, ie, ...
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Facebook Ads targeting by mobile device?

Facebook ads allow you to target mobile device users like so: Does this mean users who use Iphone regularly or users who are currently using Iphone to browse Facebook?
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Where can I advertise a paper writing service targeting students? [closed]

I have a client website that needs to be promoted and payment is done through the successful referrals I make. Which is the best platform to advertise and drive clients to the site?
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Where to get ads for my website?

My website is getting around 100 visitors per day so I was thinking that I should put some ads on my website but it is really very hard to find the best advertising plan which can benefit me the most. ...
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Google ads between posts

Is it violation of any Google Adsense policy if put Google ads between two paragraph in a post.
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Can I show a user an ad based on third-party cookies on their web browser?

Let's say I have a site that sells something. A user has no idea that my site exists, but they visit a competitor website which adds a cookie to their browser. Can I display advertising for my site ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How to search for all the 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? Say I have a free-form ...
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How a free (no ads) site maintain itself?

The past few years a trend has grown concerning a startup creating a webapp, paying a staff and priced hosting and yet offering a service for free and with no ads. Sites like droptask, Geeklist, ...
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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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Does Bing support anything like Google's First Click Free program?

Google has a program for webmasters called First Click Free. To implement First Click Free, you need to allow all users who find a document on your site via Google search to see the full text of ...
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If my website uses HTTPS for login then can I server advertising pages?

I have a web site that is used for online surveys. Users will log in, take a survey and at the same time I would like to present them with pay per click advertising while they are viewing the pages. ...
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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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Is it possible to target a specific website using Google Adwords?

I'm trying to advertise my website to people visiting a specific webpage through google adwords. I know it's possible due to this Google's webpage - ...
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Decide what ads to show myself rather than having AdSense choose for me

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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Can I reposition AdSense ads with Javascript (for responsive purposes)?

I have a responsive blog where ads are displayed in the sidebar. On mobile devices however, the sidebar is pushed to the bottom below the posts. So what I'd like to do is move the ads from the ...
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Ad networks that let you run your own cookie targeting

We've got some proprietary cookie targeting software which we are developing to help deliver better targeted ads. We don't have a group of publishers, nor particularly want to go and build our own ...
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Ad network to target a specific browser only

I'm looking for an ad network which allows me to target only users with a specific browser. I want to advertise my online app which only works in one of the major 3 browsers. I've looked at some of ...
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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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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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According to Piwik, many Facebook users appear to exit before page has loaded

I am using Piwik to monitor web stats and have noticed that it appears like some users click a link to my site and then close it before the page has even loaded. I have based this on the fact that ...
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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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Can Google DFP email out reports with CSV attachments from pre-defined templates?

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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What file formats, file sizes, and frame rates are supported for animated ads managed by DFP?

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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Having Multiple Facebook ads use one conversion pixel

Can't wrap my head around if this will work or not. Don't want to launch a campaign til I know for sure. I want to run five separate ads with all different target audiences. When clicked, each of ...
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How to make adwords autobidding bid separately on each keyword

I used manual bidding most of the times I worked with Adwords, but recently I encountered client with 4000+ keywords. I tried automatic bidding to save my time, but it does work in weird way. It ...
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Facebook Ads click tracking through url parameters/tags is it possible?

Is there something like ValueTrack for AdWords but for Facebook ads? And I'm not talking about Google Analytics UTM tags. Looking through documentation, brought me to some API documentation that is ...
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High impression but no reveue

I have Chitika in my website and based 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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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 ...