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How to Make CPC Ads Convert
26th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 28

How to Make CPC Ads Convert

Wendy at eMoms at Home posted an interview with me today which focuses upon getting advertising to convert into revenue on a blog – particularly CPC ads (cost per click) like AdSense or Chitika. I give a variety of tips in the 3 question interview but here’s the crux of ...more
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ShoppingAds and AuctionAds Merge and Combine CPC and CPA ads
10th of January 2008 Darren Rowse 23

ShoppingAds and AuctionAds Merge and Combine CPC and CPA ads

Overnight I had an email from the team at MediaWhiz who have just announced that they have merged two of their ad networks together (AuctionAds and ShoppingAds) under the one name of ShoppingAds. What I like about the new look ShoppingAds is that it combines both CPA (cost per action) ...more
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Bidvertiser Add RSS Advertising
2nd of January 2008 Darren Rowse 28

Bidvertiser Add RSS Advertising

One of the areas that many bloggers want to see improvement in when it comes to making more money from their blogs is in the area of RSS Advertising. Today Bidvertiser started experimenting with just this. I’m yet to try it for myself and there’s a distinct lack of information ...more
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Increase Your Direct Ad Sales Revenue with a Clear Advertising Page
30th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 14

Increase Your Direct Ad Sales Revenue with a Clear Advertising Page

In This post Jeremy Schoemaker from Shoemoney answers – ‘What did You Do On Your Blog in 2007 that Improved it the most’ I did several improvements to my blog but by far the one that improved it the most was implemented a VERY clear advertising page which decreased our ...more
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WidgetBucks Announce New Widget Creatives
20th of December 2007 Darren Rowse 30

WidgetBucks Announce New Widget Creatives

WidgetBucks have announced new widget designs. Each of the different ad unit sizes now have two options (now when setting them up you’ll be able to choose a ‘B Series’ ad unit). One ad size (medium rectangles) even has three options (see below). Also now you can change the rotation ...more
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WidgetBucks to Serve CPM Ads to Non North American Traffic
1st of December 2007 Darren Rowse 24

WidgetBucks to Serve CPM Ads to Non North American Traffic

WidgetBucks have announced that they will begin to serve CPM based ads to traffic that isn’t from the US or Canada (starting early in December). This comes in the wake of them previously stopping international traffic from seeing their ads – something that caused many publishers to stop using them. ...more
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WidgetBucks to Stop Monetizing Non North American Traffic – Interview with Matt Hulett from WidgetBucks
15th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 60

WidgetBucks to Stop Monetizing Non North American Traffic – Interview with Matt Hulett from WidgetBucks

Over the last couple of months there’s been a lot written about new ad network – WidgetBucks. As with any new player in this market there has a lot of varied opinions shared about them with some publishers reporting quite amazing conversion and others finding the system frustrating as the ...more
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WidgetBucks Release Earnings Reports
12th of November 2007 Darren Rowse 30

WidgetBucks Release Earnings Reports

New advertising network WidgetBucks has just updated publishers accounts with their earnings figures from the previous month of earnings. This includes three amounts. A $25 signup bonus, the earnings that their Widgets earned for October plus earnings from their referrals (10% of the earnings of those that they referred). While ...more
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Feedburner and AdSense Integration Officially Launched
2nd of November 2007 Darren Rowse 5

Feedburner and AdSense Integration Officially Launched

As we mentioned in our scoop yesterday – Feedburner today announced that AdSense can now be integrated with FeedBurner Site Ads. Get the full details at Feedburner’s blog today.
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