AppNexus and Rubicon Project have announced the creation and launch of Prebid.org, Inc., an independent organization dedicated to the development and promotion of open-source header bidding solutions and other open-source tools to drive publisher monetization. A collaborative effort of industry partners, Prebid.org is open to all parties advocating for unbiased and efficient monetization solutions and a digital advertising ecosystem that thrives through fair competition. In joining Prebid.org, partners commit to a Code of Conduct containing directives for header bidding wrapper mechanics, data and transparency, and user experience. Written to ensure best practices for fair market competition, the Code of Conduct supports improved performance for publishers and user experience for consumers. The formation of Prebid.org marks a crucial step forward in the push for industry-wide adoption of open-source header bidding technologies. Today’s announcement demonstrates a … [Read more...] about Prebid.org Open-Source Initiative Launched by AppNexus and Rubicon Project
The power of images and visuals in content marketing cannot be overstated. I’m sure you’ve heard the stats before, still, here’s a quick refresher from Jeff Bullas. Including the right images can make your post more readable and consequently more shareable. Finding the right images for your blog, though, which are also free, can be quite a challenging task. So we did the legwork for you. Here are eight of the best websites for sourcing free images. Some of the websites will charge you for some images, but all have a selection of free images that you can use with very few restrictions. The easiest and quickest way to get free images is to go to Google images and type in the keywords that most suit your blog or website topic. Use the license options at the top of the screen and select, “Labeled for reuse.” These are the images you can use yourself without fear of copyright restrictions. Don’t forget that Google has started active scripting, which … [Read more...] about 10+ Great Places to Source Free Images for Your Blog
Home » SEO » 3 Unconventional Website Traffic Sources for Bloggers to Boost Their Traffic Looking for proven methods to increase your website traffic? If you want to increase your website traffic without trying any paid sources like AdWords, Facebook or twitter ads, you need to implement few unconventional website traffic sources. We all know that, most people rely upon Google to boost their blog traffic but if you’re not aware of how to do it right, your efforts will go in vain. The reason most bloggers don’t get enough traffic to their websites is because they don’t analyze where their visitors are coming from. And they keep on posting new contents without even caring about the latest Google updates like Panda. So in this article I’m going to talk about few proven yet less known website traffic sources to drive traffic to any blog. Let’s jump into the details. Powerful website traffic source to increase traffic Assess your current … [Read more...] about 3 Unconventional Website Traffic Sources for Bloggers to Boost Traffic
Like every other blogger, I have been using Google Images for Clip art, Images, and Photos for my blog even though I didn’t want to. But recently I created a Lifestyle blog for a friend and advised her to use Flickr for images. I was totally impressed by her image searching capability and decided to use Flickr for my blog as well. Again, the blogpost by Roni Loren titled “Blogger Beware: You CAN Get Sued For Using Photos You Don’t Own on Your Blog” was a total eye-opener. I read that article a couple of days back and got to action. Why? Because Roni said that we can get sued for using those clip-arts, stock images, and photos which we get from Google Images. I have often, like most of you, royally ignored the warning message from Google which says “Images may be subject to copyright.” while previewing images. So where can you get images from now? Use images with a Creative Commons License. Creative Commons Attribution License indicates that … [Read more...] about 40 Image Sources & Tools For Free Stock Photos, Images & Cliparts
Social recommendation is a new trend gaining heat in the e-commerce industry. Social recommendation means that people in your friend network on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter recommend products or sites to you for your purchases or for general product review queries. For example, when you purchase a new camcorder and you share and recommend your purchase on Facebook through social recommendation sites like ShopSocially, that’s social recommendation. This new method of social shopping is a huge opportunity for online retailers, but still lying untapped. When someone recommends something to his or her friends, retailers can always expect some extra traffic which will be generated from it. The question arises that why should retailers be more interested in investing in social recommendation than on online ads. Well, here are the reasons why online retailers should be more focused on traffic from social recommendations. High quality traffic: The traffic which is … [Read more...] about Which is better source of traffic?