Tag Archives: Advertising

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GM Says Facebook Ads Worthless

It was only a month ago, just before the ultimately difficult Facebook IPO, that news GM was abandoning its Facebook ads was reported. The ensuing response cam fast and loud. Bloggers, reporters and researchers all piled on questioning the value of advertising on Facebook. After

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Allow All Third-Party AdSense Networks

I’ve been micro-managing which Google certified ad networks have been allowed on my websites. However, lately, I remembered that there was a time when I allowed them all and saw my earnings go up. I did not click the AdSense publisher option to automatically allow

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Blocking Advertising Hurting Good Sites

The website Smashing Magazine published a take on whether or not ad blocking software hurts good websites and by extension those who make their living working with good websites. This time the article comes from the point of view of web designers. My conclusions remain

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Facebook Ad Revenue Growth Real?

Facebook is not a publicly traded company. Although there are many people speculating that Facebook will go public in the near future. As a privately held company, Facebook is not required to release any financial information to the public. Furthermore, the company does not have

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Does Ad Blocking Hurt Good Websites?

An interesting post over at ARS Technica about how ad blocking hurts websites. The post is interesting for two reasons. First, the article, written by ARS Technica’s founder and owner, goes into more detail than is often the case regarding how ad supported websites work

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Too Many Years of SEO Experience?

How much SEO experience can someone legitimately claim? What about experience as an “industry leader” in SEO? Does anyone wonder about numbers that strain the possiblities of reality?