Everyone and their mothers should be aware by this point that Bless Online is launching in just a mere few weeks. Bless Online is an open world, 3D fantasy MMORPG published by Neowiz. Bless is a more mature take on the MMO genre from what I’ve seen, featuring cutscenes you wouldn’t traditionally find in most the MMORPGs I’ve played in the past. If you’d played the original Korean version in the past, or even the Russian port, you may have a sour taste in your mouth. There were a lot of bugs that went unfixed and the servers ended up being ultimately shut down. Granted, at this point in time we haven’t seen the new overhauled game, however, they have promised we will be getting a look at it in the coming weeks. One of the most pressing concerns is that the game will become pay to win – a problem that many a free to play title ends up falling victim to. There will be a cash shop in place, like pretty much every MMORPG has. You … [Read more...] about Should You Play Bless Online? Everything You Need To Know About The Upcoming MMORPG!
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The cat’s out of the bag. Brands now know that a huge chunk of their ad dollars are wasted on ads that never appear before a human. That’s part of the reason why the biggest media buyers are insisting on MRC (Media Ratings Council) accredited ad verification. For those not yet familiar with this bit of ad tech, IAB has a definition (edited slightly for clarity): Ad verification is a service that offers technology to ensure (buyers) that ads appear on intended sites and reach the targeted audience. Ad verification is supposed to be integrated with every ad networks, exchanges, SSPs, basically anyone who sells advertising space online, to provide a safeguard for brands, advertisers, and agencies that buy it. IAB guidelines specify five key areas covered by ad verification vendors: Site Context Geo-Targeting Ad Placement Competitive Separation Fraud Detection: Click fraud and impression fraud Some vendors will also bundle ad viewability and audience measurement services with … [Read more...] about What Publishers Need to Know About Ad Verification Companies
When I wrote the blogpost “How To Make Money Online With AdWords Without A Website” I got few comments and emails about whether Google AdWords allows direct linking. That is, are we allowed to link directly to advertisers (using our affiliate URLs) from Google AdWords ads? In a word, Yes! But wait, they do have some advertising policies that every advertisers are supposed to follow. According to Google, Advertising should provide a positive experience to users. Showing users the right ads at the right time can truly enhance a user’s experience. First things first. I’m going to assume that you are a blogger and also an affiliate marketer. Affiliate marketing is NOT dead on Google AdWords yet! Google’s Affiliate Auction Policy Google’s affiliate policy is that they will display only “one ad per search query for advertisers sharing the same top-level domain in the display URL.” It means that if you’re an affiliate marketer … [Read more...] about Google AdWords Advertising Policies: What You Need To Know
BlogSpot is one of the best blogging platforms to start your blogging career. It’s free and you don’t have to pay for anything like domain names, hosting, or premium plugins. There are also tons of free themes out there. You have less control over SEO of your blog. You can lose your blog anytime as Google holds the right to delete or ban any BlogSpot blog for a violation of their rules. BlogSpot is not accepted by many advertisement networks (Ex: BuySellAds). Moreover, have you ever seen any A-list blogger using BlogSpot?? Now, the hard part is making the shift from the BlogSpot platform to the WordPress platform. For newbies, getting started with WordPress is like rocket-science, and understanding some of the basic necessities of WordPress (web-hosting, cPanel, FTP) sounds like a really technical task. So, the question is: How to deal with new WordPress shyness and get ready for moving to WordPress? Read: Why Is WordPress Better Than … [Read more...] about Want to Move from BlogSpot to WordPress? Here’s what you need to do
Google last month came up with another webmaster video about duplicate content. This time, Matt Cutts discussed about how Google treats quotes or a block quote copied from another website/blog. It’s an interesting video as I used to quote and reference a lot to other blogs and sites in most of my blog posts. So I decided to write a blog post by consolidating Google’s view on several aspects of duplicate content. What Is Duplicate Content? Duplicate content usually refers to similar content within a single domain or across multiple domains. Duplicate content can be exactly the same content or similar content (also known as spinning) and are categorized as Malicious and non-malicious duplicate content. Malicious duplicate content is otherwise known as web spam as it refers to content that’s written to manipulate search engines. Non-malicious duplicate content generally refers to the variations of the same web page. For example, printer friendly and mobile friendly pages … [Read more...] about What You Need To Know