Online ad rates are set through a combination of ad size, ad location, ad performance and market demand.
Optimizing this key ad sales tactic results in higher revenue, increased advertiser acquisition and increased advertiser retention. (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 display advertising is a failure because the average clickthrough rate is less than 0.2 percent.”
I have run into the above comment many times. And many times I have tried to explain that it’s just not that simple. In fact, that number is largely meaningless. (more…)
Online banner advertising has powerful branding potential that helps visitors remember the name of a site and increases the odds that they will return again.
It has its place in any online promotional campaign. (more…)
Website publishers will find that online advertising networks are useful in generating revenue from unfilled adv inventory.
The sell rate of a website rarely reaches 100 percent, so what to do with the remaining inventory is a challenge. (more…)
The most important online ad sizes include the 300 x 250, 782 x 90 and 300 x 600, but mobile sites and responsive design are driving new standards.
Two important references to current standards are available from the Internet Advertising Bureau and Google. (more…)
Google has created a way for DFP publishers to display responsive ad units that is harder to explain than it is to do.
“Size mapping” is a set of tags on a site that tells DFP it can safely deliver ad units of specific but varying sizes into a single ad slot.
The following steps explain how to make DFP deliver responsive ad units. The steps use a single ad unit to keep the explanation simple. (more…)