Posted by Tomer in In Text Advertising, Online Advertising, TipsOct 13th, 2009 | No Comments
The Online Advertiser Advantage
The advertiser’s fantasy has always been a medium where highly targeted potential customers seek specific information and knowingly choose to get exposed to ads. Sponsored search ads fulfilled this fantasy. When people search online, they are looking for specific information, their location and some other characteristics are known, and they’re willingly clicking on search results – including sponsored ads. This explains the phenomenal success of Google AdWords for both advertisers and Google.
In the online world, display ads, mostly in the form of banners,...
Posted by Tomer in FAQs, In Text Advertising, Online AdvertisingOct 5th, 2009 | 1 Comment
Yes, In Text Advertising is a form of Contextual Advertising
I was browsing through a magazine – a real one with paper pages – and noticed a lifestyle article about a new mattress that uses three-dimensions. Well, I wondered, don’t most mattresses have three dimensions? But then, on the next page, a full-page advertisement announced a new 3D mattress. Hmmm… was that a coincidence? Of course not. The magazine sold the mattress ad and probably added an editorial article about the new technology. Most magazines try to separate editorial content from advertising, to keep appearance of professional...
Posted by Tomer in In Text Advertising, Tips, Website MonetizationAug 11th, 2009 | 4 Comments
In Text Ads – Not on Every Word
When you add in text ads, a smart algorithm analyzes the content on your web pages and highlights the keywords and terms with the best match to the page’s content and the potential advertising. But smart as this algorithm can be, no one knows and understands your own content as well as you do. And with some help, the in text algorithm can improve its performance and the results will show up in your website monetization reports. The nice surprise here is that it’s very easy… all you have to do is recognize areas and terms which are better left alone and not...