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Chitika add New Categories and Ad Sizes

Chitika have announced a number of changes to their eMinimalls over night.

Firstly they’ve added 18 new categories (giving you a total of 44 now). The new categories are:

  • Photography Accessories
  • Cellular Accessories
  • Computer Games
  • Computer Speakers
  • Laptop Accessories
  • Scanner Accessories
  • CD and DVD Burners
  • In Dash Receivers
  • Small Appliances
  • Pet Accessories
  • Xbox Games
  • Game Boy Advance Games
  • PlayStation 1 Games
  • PlayStation 2 Games
  • PlayStation 3 Games
  • Nintendo 64 Games
  • Dreamcast Games
  • Video Game Accessories

They’ve also announced four new sizes for multi product eMinimalls. Up until this point there’s only been one size available (something I complained about when they launched). The new sizes are:

  • 468 x 60 (something I know a number of users were asking about)
  • 250 x 250
  • 300 x 250
  • 728 x 90

I’m not convinced about the banner ads as much as I like the square ones but it’s good to see them giving more options and options that are standard ad sizes. I’m sure quite a few publishers will be pretty happy with the changes.

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Comments

  1. James Asher says:

    Does Chitika have a category request form that I’m not aware of?

  2. This isn’t a good advertisement by Chitika as they try to shake their “only-useful-for-Technology-sites” tag.

  3. John Hood says:

    James,

    There was a survey, which publishers were invited to participate in. It does appear that they’ve listened to the suggestions and, hopefully, this will ongoing to everyone’s mutual advantage.

  4. Ma2T says:

    Shame they have not added an HDTV, or TV, Plasma etc section, that would be nice, I have a HDTV site and the closest category match I have right now is DVD Player category.

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