Larger websites use direct sales to produce more online advertising revenue and increase profits.
Direct sales require the site publisher or another employee to contact potential advertisers for the sake of landing an advertising contract. It requires much more work than networks such as Google AdSense, which largely automates the process and takes a cut of the revenue. (more…)
A regular review of online ad unit performance will often lead to an improvement in revenue performance.
Site publishers who only place ad units on a page and report total revenue or results per advertiser at the end of each month are missing a major opportunity. (more…)
Online advertising models show up on websites in three important forms — cost per click (CPC), cost per thousand (CPM) and cost per acquisition (CPA).
Publishers and advertisers should know and consider all three depending on the situation. (more…)
Affiliate marketing has been a popular online subject because of its potential to generate big revenue for anyone who masters it.
But few people actually master it. Part of the challenge lies in the fact that millions are trying it. (more…)
Newspaper websites with dedicated online account executives have 87 percent higher online revenue than papers that rely solely on print AEs.
In addition, 59 percent of the total revenue came from online-only ads, according to the former Newspaper Association of America. The association’s data came from a Borrell Associates study. (more…)
Websites large and small benefit greatly from a good online sales report. It’s a high-yield tactic that requires little time and effort.
Even the smallest Web site will find useful insights from a simple report tracking sales performance. (more…)
Many publishers reach a point where they wonder if they should sell ads on their own websites.
They often already make money by displaying ads from Google AdSense, Media.net and other vendors on their sites. (more…)