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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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What is sponsored listings?

I went to a domain once (surprise) and I saw a "sponsored listings" list. It did not appear to be from the website owner, but from a third party. What exactly are "sponsored listings&...
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Facebook ads costs if user visits from another source

I'm running a facebook ads campaign to advertise my funnel. The conversion is set to confirm page like this: facebook ad -> mypage.com/funnel -> user sends form -> confirm page In the last ...
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How to get Google to reevaluate a landing page for AdWords

We have a Google AdWords campaign with bad results. Upon investigating, I realized that Google deems the landing page to be below average for most of the keywords. I've now made changes, but don't see ...
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Can I promote my new website on my current website without a penalty from Google?

On my current website, can I promote a link for my new website which has completely different content? For example, I want to add this type of promotion on the front page, profile pages, post pages, ...
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Why are some pages showing Google Adsense Blank Ads? [closed]

I have a site where I've implemented Google Adsense. On most of the pages, the ads are showing fine but on one page it is showing empty space. What is the reason for that?
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Google Adsense Mediation: MoPub fill rate is at 0%

I have an Adsense account for my mobile app. 3 weeks ago I tried to hook up MoPub so that I could get better fill rates and CPM. However, when I look at my mediation report, it says there are ...
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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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What is “fourth-party” ad/ad tracking"?

While I understand third-party cookies, I am not sure to understand what exactly "fourth-party" means in sentences such as: Third and fourth party ad tracking is allowed on [website] ...
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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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Multiple instances of the same AdSense ad unit (same data-ad-slot) on a page?

Each ad unit has a unique data-ad-slot, right? Can I have multiple instances of the same ad unit (i.e: the same ad-slot) running on the same page? Could this be a bad practice, somehow? For example: ...
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Does the presence of a flash banner on a site inherently create a vulnerability on the site?

Does the presence of a flash banner inherently open the site up to exploits, or is there a way to ensure the flash banner does not have "access" to anything important on the page. The page in ...
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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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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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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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What's the correct use of dynamic Facebook UTMs for Google Analytics?

This question has two parts: best practice, and issues with reporting. Best practice: Right now, the UTMs that we've set up for our Facebook & Instagram advertising campaigns are dynamically ...
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Can Google Analytics group impressions/clicks by visitors' countries?

I was planning to use PHP to create a tracking system for recording the impressions and clicks of my ads (not served by Google Ads). But during my research on how to design the database, I saw someone ...
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Can I export my users' third party cookies such as those from Yandex to Google Ads?

I have been collecting cookies by different services like Yandex, Mautic, Facebook pixel etc. Now I need to share/import these Cookies to Google for make remarketing from my WEB by Google Ads. ...
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What is the difference between two URL input boxes in Facebook Ad Manager?

I'm unable to understand these two boxes for tracking links: I understand that the first one is the link used in the ad. If so, then what is the second one is for?
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How to label and track 2 different page types (with vs without ads) in analytics?

Using Google Analytics, how could I label pages in my site so I can then see individual stats in Google Analytics. For example, I have over 500 000 pages in the site, and I want to compare the site ...
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Can I hide ads for Googlebot so it loads my site faster?

I have ads which load sometimes slower, I want to hide those ads for Googlebot. I plan to hide that ad code for googlebot only and show them only to users. Do I risk a Google penalty if I hide ads, ...
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AdSense units don't respect CSS margin rules

I just noticed that on sites with "auto ads" enabled, auto-placed AdSense units don't follow CSS rules regarding margin or padding in mobile view. They display across the entire viewport instead of ...
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Using Google Adsense on Hidden Sections of Domain

I got a verified google Adsense account a few years ago when I was running my own little blog, which related to my web design business. I was able to use the same registered account to set up ads on a ...
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All of my Google AdWords accounts are suspended because I used the same credit card?

I do not understand why my account was suspended for "suspicious payment info". The issue started when I set up my new campaign and added my billing information. The campaign continued to have in ...
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How can I prevent site search powered by a custom Google search engine from showing ads?

I just set up this cse.google.com thing and it works great. How can I prevent it from showing ads? I looked almost everywhere in the admin panel of cse.google.com but can't find anything related.
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Load google ads dynamically?

I always thought loading google ads dynamically wasn't allowed and then I saw freerice.com which seem to do just that. Is it against TOS to load google ads as a user scrolls down the page. I have a ...
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Do ads that pop up in a new tab hurt SEO?

Today a lot ad companies offer propeller ads instead of popup ads. I read how popup ads can hurt Google rankings. Those articles say that Google hates ads that pop up in new window. However, ...
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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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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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Google XML Feed, Schema and product availability

Regarding product availability, there's that little something I don't quite understand. We have an online store with a few thousand products. Some of those products we don't have "in stock" for ...
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How long should I expect it to take to get ads on a web site?

I recently had an idea for a web site that I wanted to monetize. A big part of this site revolved around an infrequent conference which only happens every few years, and it just so happens I had ...
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How can I check if AdSense is showing ads in other countries?

I have build website and it is showing AdSense ads in India. How can I check whether ads are showing in the USA or Canada? Is there any minimum traffic requirement for showing ads in each country?
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Rejected by Google Adsense for weapon related content but my site should be allowed because it is about video game guns, not real ones

I created a Fortnite website a couple months back called http://fortnitegunstatistics.com. The website contains the statistics for all of the virtual weapons in the video game. My site got rejected ...
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Is this the maximum revenue i can make from a website?

I am using an ad platform to serve ads on one of my website which is having around 5000 page views a day through organic search alone I am getting around one to two $ in a day Am I lacking something ...
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Facebook advertising: the CooldownStartTime field can not be changed to be in the past

Trying to setup a conversion campaign with split testing here. Next day I return to my laptop, to see this error: Fix 1 error in 1 ad Time fields can only be changed to a date that is in the future.: ...
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Adsense ads with my own ads

I have a website. It consists of Excel VBA lessons. I have put Google Adsense ads in it. Now I want to put my own advertisements in it. (To get some freelancing programming jobs.) For an example, ...
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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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Google analytics lost conversions after implementing social login [duplicate]

we have recently implemented social login to our website. We are running ads to that website and after implementing the social login we lost all conversion data - everything is accounted to facebook. ...
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Decent ad platforms that don't track [closed]

Are there ad platforms that don't track? I want to put a bit of ads on my personal blog for a bit of side money, but I don't want to intrude in my readers' privacy by allowing them to be tracked by ...
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Running a news page with Google Adsense but the ads are not contextual

I have been running a news site (with articles in multiple languages) for years and have around 100,000 views per month. The site used to generate around 10-40 USD / day via Adsense but that was way ...
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Should I publish an empty ads.txt file for a site that does not run any ads?

I have seen a few 404 errors when ads.txt is requested on some of the sites that I manage. I Guess the answer may be identical to the question about an empty robots.txt file or no file at all (just ...
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Google AdWords ads are disapproved because “destination not working”

We have been having an issue setting up adwords for one of our clients and despite multiple phone calls to Google we cannot get an answer out of them as to why our ads are being disapproved. ...
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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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How many budget required for generating traffic of 20M monthly?

Hopefully its a right place to ask such question Assuming that in my sector average CTR is 3%, adwords click cost is 1.5$ and target audience size is about 12M, how much money I should spent for ...
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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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Drastic drop in AdSense click through rate (CTR) from “Visit Site” button on mobile ad clicks

Google suddenly started showing a "Visit Site" button when a user clicks on my ads on my mobile site. This forces the user to click a second time to leave my site via the ad. Google has said that ...
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Placing image based banner ads without affecting SEO

I have a website where I must place a banner ad. It's not an iframe or JS code like an AdSense ad. It is a simple jpg/png file that I need to add to a Bootstrap site and link another site. So my ...
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What kind of advertisement am I allowed to show and still comply with GDPR?

I am running a website which servers advertisements to stay profitable (one banner). Now I found out, that none of the advertisement delivery networks that I use, explain how they process the visitor'...
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AdWords ad not approved for “misleading content”

I have created an HTML5 ad for Google AdWords using Google Web Designer. The ad contains 5 frames, in which every word of motto is showing up word by word, until the motto is complete. Like "This...is....
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AdWords display image ads - why are some different sizes to what is allowed?

I'm trying to get some ads onto a particular website. I can't/won't name the site but it uses two ads in the body of their articles and the one I'm trying to targets as a placement is 800 x 250 which ...
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How do ad networks trackers get loaded?

I just installed Ghostery on my browser, and when accessing any random page, I see a lot of advertising trackers that, however, don't appear in the page's source code. For example, let's take http://...

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