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

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Custom Advertisement above website content. Proper standard semantic format wanted

Until recently, my website was following proper semantic standards with H1 tags before H2 and H3 tags. Now, on my site I was asked to put an advertisement of a festival for the owner at the top of ...
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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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Commission Junction links are registering tons of (probably false) clicks

I have a sidebar of commission junction ads, and they are plain text links (a-tags) with rel="nofollow" attributes in them I'm getting hundreds of "clicks" per day in my daily stats on CJ's ...
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Visits to my site with a weird URL

Google Analytics shows visits to my site landing at: mathematics21.org/?from=http://snip.to/. I have not ordered advertisements from snip.to and have never seen a URL like this.
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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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Analytics ignoring advertising features setting

I've been having trouble with my Demographics reports in my Google Analytics account that I administer. After I log in, I expand the Audience tab, then Demographics, and then select Age. There is a ...
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Is it possible to serve ads without javascript (via <iframe sandbox>)?

I hate it when useless javascript slows down my machine. Is there a way to do ad placement without JavaScript? I've learned that, for example, iframe element has a sandbox attribute, which lets you ...
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Why is AdSense showing “wepage not available” in ad slots on my phone?

I tested the mobile version of my site both on my computer and on my older android phone with a pull-out keyboard. On my computer, the advertisement loads fine, but on my phone, the advertisement ...
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DFP run adsense when script returns iframe with 0 height

I have a contract with ad network for 1 position on my site. They gave me creatives (script). But sometimes they don't show any comercial. The script is running, but it returns an empty iframe. iframe ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I stop adware affecting my site?

We have just started running our own ads on our site but are now getting bombarded with complaints from users that "Russian Bride" ads are showing up below our ads. We know this is caused by AdWare ...
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Can you add doubleclick macros to exisiting ads

Setup: A few weeks back I made some very simple html5 "ads" to run on a few of our partner sites. They weren't paid ads as we also manage these sites, however there are a few of them, so I made a ...
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Can I move google adsense block to another div element?

In homepage of website I have 3 categories with their corresponding posts. And I have one google ad in every section. Also in homepage I have same categories as menu and when you click on one of ...
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Prevent smaller ad creative from showing in larger ad slot

I'm having a 300x250 size creative show in a 300x600 ad slot. The header call defines only one size, 300x600 like so: googletag.defineSlot('/1030735/website_300x600', [300, 600], ...