Sidebar of your blog is one crucial aspect to get more conversion, and for lead generation. Many bloggers don’t take advantage of their sidebr to full-potential, and if you fall in the same category; I recommend you to start taking optimum care of your blog sidebar. Place those elements which helps in getting more subscribers or getting more page-views. Or add ads which helps in making more money. Just don’t use those useless sidebar widgets like live traffic widget or anything else, which doesn’t add value for your readers. Today, I will be talking about one trick which can double your earning or conversion from your sidebar widget. Sticky sidebar is not a new concept, and you might notice sticky widget on many blogs including your humble ShoutMeLoud.com. When you scroll down to the page, you would notice that one sidebar widget will stick, and floats along with the scrolling down of the page. This is useful for you to get more attention to one of your sidebar … [Read more...] about Why & How To Add Sticky Ad in WordPress SideBar
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There’s more to selling your inventory than signing up with AdSense. Savvy publishers will often silo their inventory and sell it via multiple channels to get the best value for every available impression. You’ve got: Semi-automated programmatic deals: Programmatic preferred (no fill rate commitment) and Programmatic guaranteed (fixed fill rate) are one-on-one deals with buyers for specific inventory packages at pre-negotiated CPM. Automated RTB: Real-time open and private auctions. Highly scalable and less resource-intensive model for selling impressions (and not just the remnant kind). Direct deals: There are also direct orders (manual direct deals) for native ads (roadblocks, sponsored content, page takeovers, etc.). And that’s without even throwing header bidding into the mix. How these techniques are prioritized is determined by types of impressions and buyers — with the goal being to sell every impression at best price. This is called an ad stack. In … [Read more...] about How Top Publishers Organize their Ad Stack
Can I use AdSense and affiliate ads on the same page. Will it be a violation of AdSense policies? This is the most common question by newbie bloggers who just started monetizing their website with Affiliate ads and have AdSense running on their blog. AdSense is a contextual ad network and they do not allow running any other ad network which mimic ads like AdSense. Can you have Amazon Affiliate And Adsense on the same Page: Let me take an example of Amazon affiliate ads, as they are one of the popular affiliate programs. You can replace it by anything like eBay, hosting affiliate or other affiliate programs you can think of. The Answer is “Yes” you can place Affiliate ads along with AdSense ads on the same page, and this doesn’t violate AdSense policies. Here is a screenshot from official AdSense help page, which clearly says: “We do allow affiliate or limited-text links.” To add more to it, here is what you need to know to use any other ad network with … [Read more...] about Can You Use AdSense And Affiliate Ads on Same Web Page?
Whenever we talk about blog monetization methods, AdSense is discussed as one of the favorite methods because it offers us recurring income and it is currently one of the highest paying ad networks. These days Google AdSense strongly considers the quality of pages where ads are displayed, and they take this very seriously. An email which no blogger or webmaster wants to receive from Google AdSense is one with the following subject line: “Google AdSense Ad Serving has been Disabled to Your Site“. A few days ago I joined the club of unfortunate recipients of this email. Following is the email which I received from the AdSense team in its entirety: Hello, During a recent review of your account we found that you are currentlydisplaying Google ads in a manner that is not compliant with our programpolicies(https://www.google.com/support/adsense/bin/answer.py?answer=48182&stc=aspe-1pp-en). … [Read more...] about Google AdSense Ad Serving has been Disabled to Your Site
Affiliate marketing, as you might probably know already, is a multi-billion dollar industry and it’s by far the best way to monetize your website or blog — unless you have your own products and services to sell. If you have a content rich website then there are hundreds of thousands of affiliate programs and affiliate networks available on the web that can make you a fortune. In fact, the secret to six-figure blogging is affiliate marketing. The reason is pretty simple… if you are monetizing your website with the right affiliate program then it can make a lot of money with little effort (of course you need a content rich website with a handsome amount of targeted traffic). It’s just that it takes some time to figure out what’s converting and what’s not. So first things first. Affiliate Programs & Affiliate Networks: What’s What, And What’s Not? Affiliate programs are also called associate programs and it’s a deal between an … [Read more...] about The 18 Best Affiliate Programs & Networks For Anyone And Everyone