Tag Archives: PPC

Obama and McCain click ads throttled by Google?


This just in from the Google click advertising confusion department.   It appears Google is severely throttling the number of clicks they allow to  publishers  for the key terms “Barack Obama” and “John McCain”.  I don’t understand why they’d do this … Continue reading

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YouTube + You = cash? Not much!


YouTube’s starting to experiment with revenue sharing for video producers, though it is not clear yet how the details of the program will shake out.   Marshall at ReadWriteWeb   suggests this action might “put to rest” the notion that YouTube cannot … Continue reading

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Who is clicking at your online business door?


Back in July I missed this great post by Dave Morgan at AOL but thanks to Danah Boyd’s post it has surfaced again.    The findings are very surprising and very relevant to anybody running click or online advertising campaigns.   Dave … Continue reading

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Associated Content monetizing plagiarized content.


update:  I’ve rewritten this post after realizing Mashable is not saying AC did anything illegal. Mashable is falling just short of charging Associated Content, a well-funded content distribution portal, with plagiarism.   Apparently an AC contributor has lifted a lot of Mashable articles verbatim and posted them … Continue reading

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Fred’s Facebook Ad test


Venture Capitalist Fred Wilson is always up to something interesting, and his current Facebook test is no exception to that rule.   He’s making a modest buy on a 1000 ads / $10 per day mostly just to see how the new … Continue reading

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Online advertising juggernaut rolls on.


This Internet Advertising Bureau report notes that online advertising is still showing explosive growth.    Interesting is the fact that the types of online advertising – with search ads at the top – seems to have stabilized somewhat with “pay for … Continue reading

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