March 20th, 2008
In an announcement that likely will not make A. Rooney happy, [I’m still researching A. Rooney’s last comment about this topic], QuadrantOne has more than doubled its size…
More newspapers join online ad system
“A group of newspaper publishers said Thursday it was joining an industry-backed online advertising sales effort aimed at winning more business from national […]
March 19th, 2008
That’s what CBS Television Stations Digital Media Group president Jonathan Leess told CNET News.com in this article;
CBS to bloggers: Install our widgets, and we’ll split the profits
Caroline McCarthy lets us know that: “CBS Television Stations has launched a new program to get its local news headlines onto blogs and social-media sites.
Called the CBS Local […]
January 2nd, 2008
Is a really big if…
Of course, this is about being able to monetize “communication” in 140-character bursts on a messaging service. ???
“Once you have critical mass you can’t help but make a fortune. An absolute idiot with 10-20M users can make a ton of money. So, get to tens of millions of users and […]
November 11th, 2007
Advertising is what makes the world go ’round eh? From the Facebook Ads article by Jessie Hempel found on CNNMoney;
“Facebook Ads follows an Oct. 24 announcement that Microsoft (MSFT) will take a $240 million equity stake in the site, valuing Facebook at $15 billion. The company is private and does not disclose numbers, but it […]
July 4th, 2007
From this post at Inside Adwords - Ten possible reasons you can’t see your ad on Adwords;
Your ad has been disapproved.
The keyword you used to search for your ad is not performing well and has become inactive for search.
Your ad rank is not high enough to allow your ad to show on the first page […]
June 29th, 2007
The Recent Announcement - Venture Capitalization
The Vision: “To become the platform that all websites use to make money online.”
In the recent press release, Bernard Dalle, general partner of the lead investor Index Ventures, gave us some keen insight when he said “For the ad industry, Openads is disrupting the market with a product that […]
May 18th, 2007
This past week eBay announced it would be boosting their affiliate program payouts on both new items and it’s revenue share tiers. This is good news for those who are eBay affiliates (of which I am not one) but this could mean bigger payouts for users of new startup AuctionAds . My new favorite ad […]
May 5th, 2007
A coworker of mine here at b5 and advertising guru Chad Randall has listed a countup of the seven levels of revenue for your blog. Here’s a barebone version of the list:
Level 1: Google Adsense
Level 2: Affiliate Programs
Level 3: Ad Networks
Level 4: Automated Text Links
Level 5: Fixed Text Links Ads
Level 6: Graphical Banner Ads
Level 7: […]
October 18th, 2006
Just a heads up, the folks over at Performancing.com have released their brand spanking new advertising system, dedicated to bloggers. Now I’ve talked about their partner program before, noting that I disliked the ad layout but that was several months ago.
The revenue share seems fair, with the Performancing blokes receiving 30%, and you the blogger […]
July 25th, 2006
As soon as I heard Performancing was working on an advertising network aimed at bloggers, my eyes lit up. Not as much as the time I got my first Google Adsense check, but enough to spark interest.
I jumped onto the Performancing Partners beta list and have kept a watchful eye ever since. The Performancing guys […]
July 2nd, 2006
Why is Symantec paying $10 per click for the keyword “anti virus software” when the next top bid is $1.88?
June 3rd, 2006
A friend came to me recently and asked me why he wasnâ€™t making much money from adsense. I asked him what his blog was about and he said blogging and how to make money online. I then proceeded to tell him the following;
BLOGGERS DONâ€™T CLICK ADVERTS
If youâ€™ve had any experience with running websites, tweaking ads […]
March 7th, 2006
Microsoft has opened up its search based pay per click program, adCenter. With big names like Overture and Adsense already taking a giant slice of the PPC pie, adCenter has a lot of catching up to do. If you are interesting in advertising your products to savvy MSN users, visit the MSN adCenter ASAP! According […]
January 19th, 2006
Now this isn’t exactly ground breaking news but it finally occured to me how much I use this nifty little firefox plugin.
January 13th, 2006
Microsoft has been testing its ambitious new platform for selling all kinds of online advertising, called adCenter, since last spring. Right now, the company said about 25 percent of the sponsored links that accompany regular search results on its MSN Search site are from adCenter, but that will grow to 100 percent by the time […]