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

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Should translated English keywords pointing to local language landing page be in a separate Campaign / Ad group or same as original?

We have done quite a bit of testing with driving local traffic using English terms (eg. used cars Stockholm) instead of local language terms (begagnade bilar Stockholm). Basically, English keywords ...
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Will using x-Robots-Tag on a 302 redirect URL from advertising prevent Google penalties when the publisher doesn't support nofollow links?

Usually we buy ads banner on some website (not with SEO purpose) and we use this approach: publisher-website.example -> banner -> short-link.example/1234/ On this domain we have configured a ...
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Create FB custom audience from user URL

I have a list of many Facebook users with URLs like: facebook.com/firstname.surname facebook.com/pseudo facebook.com/profile.php?id=12345678910xxx1112 How can I create a Custom Audience with these ...
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Monitor ads showing on site by their URL

Intro: I use Ezoic to show ads on my site. It uses many ad exchanges such as Google Ad Exchange to real-time bid against my Adsense ad inventory, and the winner will be shown on ad placements. Problem:...
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Is request rate throttling ok for ad bots?

We're using a header-bidding partner for our website, so we're serving ads from multiple demand partners. A lot of these partners have their bots and so our website is getting accessed by them pretty ...
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Why would a marketing agency require several external Google publisher accounts in our Ads.txt?

A third party marketing agency (Ads.Plus) agent has contacted us via email if we would want to increase ad revenue by adding some ad codes in our pages, as well as to update our ads.txt file. We ...
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Do Google Ads get attributed to the most specific targeting when multiple rules overlap?

Anyone know what the specificity hierarchy is on Google Ads? Does it always attribute the results to the most specific target? For example if you have a radius inside a radius will it attribute the ad ...
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Server Side Amazon Affiliate Ads Possible?

Is it possible to have server-side Amazon Affiliate ads - from my server, in order to bypass ad blockers? If I use the code supplied by the Amazon Affiliate tools, I get something like this (...
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Possible to legally display ads without consent from EU users?

The EU cookie law, I believe, requires the consent of EU user to place cookies. The ads that I know of on the website uses cookies. Is possible to legally display ads on website without consent from ...
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Will allowing users to customize the number of ads they see entice them to disable ad blockers?

I totally understand with users getting pis*ed of by ads, especially if there are to many, or irrelevant. I also totally understand that many sites depend on displaying them. Mine is one of them. I ...
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How to delete an ad unit displaying on categories page in WordPress?

I want to delete an ad unit attached to a post. That ad unit is not present in the post, but it is still appearing on the categories page. This is not a featured image. How do I do that?
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Targeting friends of a specific user with Facebook Marketing API

Our website provide a service that is mainly targeting friends of our users. We had this great idea of using the friends_of_connection setting to show custom ads to friends per user. In other words, ...
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Benefits of using DoubleClick when having adverts sold by an agency anyways

All my display ads are sold through an agency (direct sales and AdX). I'm getting a high CPM and everything is fine. However, I only get a report at the end of the month with all the figures. So I ...
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Does Adwords use Geolocation in AdRank?

I'm running a national campaign for an online retailer. They are focusing on improving sales in Michigan. Their national ads are currently showing in Michigan. Do I get any value from adding ...
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Does AdWords support polite loading or backup images?

I"m new to creating HTML5 display ads and I don't know whether AdWords supports polite loading or backup images. When we upload and test our ads, there is some lag where there is no ad for a moment. ...
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Prevent AdSense from showing a smaller ad centered in a 970x250 horizontal banner

I've replaced a static 728x90 AdSense ad on my site with the responsive code, and set it up so that a 970x250 can serve. With the code below, I get 970x250 serving just fine, but often, a centered ...
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Facebook Audience Network(FAN) Ads with Adsense ads, is it policy compliant?

In my responsive website I want to implement both Adsense and FAN on same page for mobile visitors. Is it policy compliant? I'm not using DFP.
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Pleasing google with their adsense format for doubleclick

I take a look here: https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2594855?hl=en and to maximize advertisements on my site, I want to fix rejected adsense requests. One thing google mentions is to create ...
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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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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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How to position ads properly on a page that features a single image?

I believe my AdSense account has been affected in some way since my CTR has dropped from 2.2% to 0.8% overnight. I didn’t get any notification from Google on my AdSense or webmaster tools accounts ...
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Does Google Adsense work on decent websites anymore?

There are many websites which are stuffed with ads. People may click on ads incorporated within the free content. However, for decent websites such as StackExchange where ads are placed outside of the ...
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How to get targeted ads with RevenueHits on a site without text?

I've made a kanji learning/testing tool site so there is almost no textual content on the site to target the ads (which are contextual). The result is that I get awful generic ads. How do you push the ...
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Advertising third-party site listing on Google Ads

I have a client who would like to advertise their service on Google Ads, but they do not have a website. They are interested in getting more calls. While I can offer to create a website for them, it ...
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Google Ads (Adwords): How does one "remove" or "unset" Campaign Groups?

Google Ads (Adwords): How does one "remove" or "unset" Campaign Groups? Not like this: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6393350?hl=en#zippy=%2Cremove-a-campaign-group
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How can / How should I add extra columns to the google shopping feed?

We are using google shopping to export (product) data to Google for Shopping Ads using this spec https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/7052112. The spec outlines all the required fields, but ...
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Why some website are not availables in Google Ads Display Network?

I'd like to have my dynamic ads running on some website where i see these are displaying Google Ads, but when i go to edit the targeting preferences (display ads) to add them, i cannot find these ...
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Is it possible to target a specific website with outbrain?

I saw a website where I would like to advertise. He uses Outbrain. Is there a way to target a specific website in the Advertisers’ dashboard? So far, I just saw the option to target by location and by ...
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Passing diffrent account numbers to defined ads

I have a template with various ads strategically placed. I have multiple employees with their own Adsense accounts. Depending on the employee publishing the data, their own adsense account number is ...
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How to specify latitude/longtitude in google ad preview tool?

I've created an Adwords campaign targeting specific regions on the map using radius tool. However I don't see my ads when typing in my keywords, even though I've allowed google access to my location ...
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Is there a way to find "similar advertisers" without a Google AdSense account?

I am trying to find ads that are similar to the ones suggested to me by Google Ads. Having done my research, I found that you can, as an advertiser, target "similar audiences" and that it is also ...
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Fix DFP error: "Div div-gpt-ad-XXXXXX is not mapped to a known ad unit."

I set up an ad manager campaign. I clearly followed all the step from DFP, but ads are not showing on the my domain. The delivery tool of ad manager shows the following error on the same domain where ...
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Why is AdMob paying less for Interstitial Ad clicks?

So, last month my app got from AdMob about $3 for all the ads displayed, and for a click on an Interstitial Ad I was getting paid about $0.40. From the start of January 2020 I noticed that the users ...
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Why do domains that serve ad content show up in ad reports alongside the sites that actually have the ads embedded?

I'm trying to understand why when I look at a domain report from an adserver (eg DCM) that I see the following below included alongside normal domains? Surely I should only see the domains that the ...
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Can I fetch the code for DFP ad slots for all my clients through an API?

Is there a way I can retrieve over API all the codes I get from my clients through txt files? Now I get a bunch of files like this: googletag.defineSlot('*', ][320,60],[320,100],[612,90]], 'div-gpt-...
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Show personalized ads outside Europe and non-personalized ads in Europe using Google Adsense?

Since my website has only a cookie acceptance message, I can not show personalized ads in the European Economic Area (EEA). Is it possible to show non-personalized Ads only in EEA?
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Can Adsense auto ads (page-level ads) and DFP slots exist on same page

I am currently switching all my Adsense ad units to DoubleClick. The reason is to server multiple networks including Adsense. However, DFP doesn't support auto ads. Hence, I have to leave without ...
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Can Facebook advertising be targetted only to users with an email address?

We are trying to promote our website with Facebook ads. We are finding a sizable percentage of users that come in through those FB ads are trying to sign up for our site but don't have an email ...
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facebook: what is the use of sharing custom data in facebook pixel

"Audience building can be enhanced by the passing of customData into the track and trackCustom calls. You can not track or optimize for conversions based on custom events at the current time." I read ...
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Can I track which ads are in iFrames on my site and what users click in those iFrames without having to rely on ad network reporting?

As far as I am aware it is common for ad networks to displays advert in iframes. To get statistics, how many views/clicks/conversions we rely in the ad network to be truthful/accurate. Once I put an ...
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Which AdWords ad is performing better: Low CTR but Low CPC or High CTR but High CPC

I have 2 ads in my ad group. A and B A : 75% Serviced, CTR is 14% but CPC cost is : 6.215 VND B : 25% Serviced, CTR is 8% but CPC cost is : 5.969 VND Which ad should be stopped or updated?
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How do I implement a responsive AdSense unit that shows as 728x90 on desktop

I have a Website built with this WordPress theme: http://planetshine.net/demo/goliath-news/home-iv/ which has a 728x90 Ad on the top. That ad is showing fine on desktop but on mobile it's getting ...
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Some animated Adsense ads prevent the rest of the page from functioning

I've had this problem for the best part of 3 months now. Since doing a major update in March, some recurring ads make the site unusable. I've requested help on this issue multiple times but nobody has ...
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text size adjustment on adsense ad units

Back in the day, on the adsense website, I was able to change both the font AND the size of the text for my text-based ads that appear on my website. Now, the option to change the size is no longer ...
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'Pre-retargeting' - How does it work (if it does)

I have been approached by a couple of advertising agencies whom offer a service they're touting as being call 'pre-retargeting'. Apparently it's possible to serve display ads to users that visit ...
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Google Analytics model comparison tool shows all traffic as direct when it actually came from Facebook and Instagram

We have created a new site and we are doing an Ad Campaign in Facebook Ads. My problem is that when I go to Google Analytics to analyze my traffic with the Model Comparison Tool and I click to First ...
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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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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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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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