Not all impressions are created equal. So why trade them wholesale without distinction? It’s a good and democratic way to trade all your impressions in open RTB environment (akin to AdSense)—all publishers get the same data and price floor, the highest bidder wins, end of story. But that sort of “throw it to the market and let them decide” approach severely limits yield and barely scratches the surface of all the capabilities of programmatic selling. In this primer, we are discussing all four of programmatic deal types, along with their potential merits and disadvantages for media sellers. Also known as: Open exchange, Open marketplace, RTB Participation: All (eligible) buyers on a platform Ad Server Priority: Lowest (just above in-house ads) An Open Auction is the Wild West of auctions. — IAB It’s a lot like plug-and-play trading on AdSense: Every advertiser on an exchange/SSP/ad network gets the impression call, they all bid, and the highest … [Read more...] about Explainer: The Four Types of Programmatic Deals
Bitcoin is back in news again after trading at a record high of $4483 per coin this month. Many cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin are powered by a technology known as blockchain, and its potential use cases extends far beyond just the financial world—it continues to find use in government, healthcare, real estate, security, and many other industries. At events and in publications that cover the advertising industry, blockchain has been a hot topic as a candidate for bringing in more transparency into ad tech and solving problems such as opaque supply chains and ad fraud, how much of it is hype and what are the facts? Before getting into how blockchain could help ad tech, let’s understand what it is and how it works. Each “block” in a blockchain typically contains a hash pointer to the previous block, timestamp, and transaction data. A blockchain is a growing list of records, or blocks, linked together and secured by cryptography. Stripped to the basics, … [Read more...] about Can Blockchain Fix the Problems of Digital Advertising Industry?
If you use WordPress, you have to use plugins. It doesn’t matter what type of website you are building; you need to use a few plugins to get the additional features you need. There are both free and premium plugins. You can get started with the free plugins, but if you want to unlock the advanced and more powerful features, get regular updates and support, you have to go for the premium ones. But where can you get premium plugins that ensure all these perks? Which marketplaces or plugin developers are the most reliable? If you have any of these questions on your mind, you have come to the right place. In this post, I am going to introduce you to the best places to find WordPress plugins. Let’s get started and find out which places offer the best premium WordPress plugins. 1. CodeCanyon CodeCanyon is the largest and most popular marketplace for premium WordPress plugins. At the time of writing this post, there were 5,288 plugins available. You can use the search … [Read more...] about 7 Places To Find The Best Premium WordPress Plugins In 2017
The more you complain about your problems, the more problems you will have to complain about. -… Click To Tweet As we were landing into the middle of another year, like everybody else, I did some retrospection and re-evaluated my last year's journey. I thought about how it'd be the perfect time to start making the changes I wanted to make a few weeks ago/last month/last year. When I brooded about one habit which I wanted to improve upon and change, the first thing that came into my mind was to stop complaining. As mindful as I strive to be with my words, I always end up complaining. Whether it's the weather, my job, clothes, relationships, worldly situations, traffic, high prices, etc. (The list goes on…) Have you ever thought about the amount of time you spend complaining in a day? The thing is, we have made ourselves so miserable that we end up finding fault and blaming others for our current situation. Think about … [Read more...] about Why Complaining Is Making You Miserable & How To Fix It
Are you looking for a platform to get sponsored content for your blog? Do you wish to make money from your Twitter account? Do you want to earn from Youtube videos without AdSense? If your answer is Yes, today I will be introducing to a well-known platform, which connects brands with bloggers. This platform is useful for anyone with a blog, Youtube channel, Twitter profile, Digital agencies & marketers. The platform that I’m talking about is call BlogMint. BlogMint is known as an influencer marketing platform, which helps the brand connect to the bloggers for sponsored opportunity in the form of Blog post or social media updates. Even if you don’t have a well-established blog, you can join it & monetize your Twitter stream or Youtube channel. In this guide, I will give you a complete walkthrough of BlogMint, and how you can use it to grow your blogging income. How BlogMint Works & How you can get started? BlogMint is an influencer marketing … [Read more...] about BlogMint – Get Sponsored Post & Monetize Twitter Account
If you are someone who is struggling to make money, I highly suggest to go through the list thoroughly. Aim for one after the other until you find the right one that pays enough. Websites that pay to blog are usually those paid platforms where you will be writing sponsored posts for advertisers. Websites that generally pay you to blog are also great marketplaces for buying and selling paid reviews on top blogs in any niche. So without further ado, let’s discover few of the incredible and genuine websites that pay you money. Amazing List of Websites That Pay You Money Before getting into the details, you must know how all this stuff works. So here’s how it works. You will need to submit your blogs on these networks. Some of these sites don’t even ask for a blog. So it’s optional! You should have a Paypal account as most paid blogging websites send payments via Paypal to its publishers. With some paid to blog networks, you can ask for a check even. You can … [Read more...] about List of 21 Get Paid To Blog Websites
Although I am a newbie blogger as well who is yet to make any money, I read and follow the top bloggers in the industry. In this post, I would like to highlight the top mistakes that newbie bloggers make. 1. Not Building An Email List “The money is in the list.” If you haven’t heard that line before, you have not blogged long enough. Whatever your blogging goals are, building your email list should be your top priority. If you are blogging to make money, you would soon notice that your blogging income will be directly proportional to the number of email subscribers. Making an growing, an email will ensure that you have a steady stream of visitors as soon as a publish a new post. You could also segment your visitors and send them targeted emails or drip campaigns. This way you would successfully make sales if you created your own products. Having a growing subscriber base will also Google Proof your website. You can still get a good number of visitors on your blog if … [Read more...] about Mistakes Bloggers Make That Costs Money & How To Fix Them?
Let me give a quick look at what Affiliate marketing is and how it works before listing out the best WordPress Affiliate Plugins. In simple words, you advertise and promote a product or service on your blog or website, with every visitor that you bring to them, and who actively buys the product or service will fetch you a share of the revenue generated or a standard fixed price will be offered. These affiliate campaigns depend on the success of the following network: the merchant, the publisher and the customer. If you are thinking of linking up one or the other affiliate marketing programs on your blog or website, then you will find the following five free plug-ins working efficiently on your WordPress blogging platform. If you are new to Aff. marketing, here are some posts that will help you to get started: These are some basic affiliate plugins for WordPress, and we will cover advanced Clickbank WordPress plugins and Amazon affiliate plugin in another post. 1. Thirsty … [Read more...] about 9 Best WordPress Affiliate Plugins For Affiliate Marketers
Are you running an old WordPress blog where you have allowed others to contribute guest post and get links in return? Or do you have a WordPress blog where you have multiple authors to publish content on your blog. Chances are that you might not be taking complete editorial control and many of your old links are redirecting to some spam site or broken. . After Panda and Penguin update it has become important for anyone to take complete control of all the existing links on your blog. This plugin is for those bloggers who have a WordPress blog which is over one year old and for those who plan to blog for long. ShoutMeLoud started accepting guest posts from 2009 and since then over 500+ bloggers have contributed here. In the past 5 years a lot has changed and many of the links posted by the guest authors are dormant, be it link to their own blog or links that has been mentioned in their article. For fixing broken links it’s easier to do it with the help of Broken link checker … [Read more...] about How LinkPatrol Plugin Fixed WordPress Blog External Link SEO Prob
You: I need urgent help? Customer support: We are looking into it after 10 minutes… You: Hey, Any update? My site is down Customer support:Sir/Mam, we are looking into it. I know how much it’s irritating and hard to imagine that someone has willingly ignored your request for support – Whether it is for premium themes & plugins or hosting or for any other products. It’s more frustrating that we have stuck somewhere while using their product and after writing an Email for a support request, we are not getting the help from their side. If it is not an emergency then we can wait some days for their response but what if it is urgent to resolve the problem? Feel like your own story? Well, this happens to many of us all the time.. .. This is why today you will be learning many secrets of writing support request that will get answered quickly. What to do to get attention for our problem from the support team of the product? How to write a … [Read more...] about How To Write A Support Request That Will Get Problem Fixed ASAP!