For publishers, ad placement is everything. An ad’s placement on a page and even its design will determine whether a user completely ignores an ad and denies you, the publisher, revenue you earn from it. It is also crucial to ensure that your ad placements are not disruptive and intrusive to the user or that you create false floors that are created, inaccurately signaling the end of content. This causes users to miss ads that would otherwise be crucial and helpful. Thankfully, though, there are ways to optimize your ad placement strategy to avoid such issues.
When someone says “native advertising”, what comes to mind for you? You’ll be surprised to learn just how many options the industry has to offer in this category. Native advertising is a powerful medium for both publishers and advertisers and it is growing rapidly. In fact, according to the iab –
Publishers, there’s a lot the industry has to learn from you. From your marketing strategies, to how your engaging photos reel in traffic, as well as your methods of increasing engagement- there’s a lot that can be learned from the way you do business. However, there are specific aspects of every successful publisher that are worth noting…and emulating. Various tactics can be picked up and applied to your next endeavor, so check out some of the top publishers that you can learn from, and see what makes these guys really stand out:
The part of your marketing message that invites your audience to do something on or through your website or landing page is referred to as your “call to action” (or “CTA”). One of the most common calls to action is “Buy now!”. You’ve probably see this and many other CTAs online every day. If you think about it, a call to action is like dating. Does this sound crazy? Keep reading and I’ll explain why it isn’t.
The Super Bowl is one of the biggest advertising opportunities on the American calendar primarily because it is also one of the biggest sporting events on the US sports calendar. A 2012 study titled “Super Bowl Ads” which was published by Stanford University examined the impact of Super Bowl ads over the course of six years and 200 media markets summarized the Super Bowl as follows:
Publishers, it goes without saying that understanding your customers, as well as their consumption habits is the key to making any commercial venture successful. However, more specifically, there is an array of factors that influence the behavior of customers on your site, some of which can be somewhat surprising. Addressing small details on your site can give you additional opportunities to keep customers from abandoning your site and, going further, keep them coming back for more. Ultimately, you want to boost the most important consumer-oriented aspects of your website in order to achieve two goals:
Entering a new territory can be an exciting growth opportunity for your business, but the process leading up to the actual expansion can also be terrifying. Often times, publishers are ill-prepared for the challenges of entering a foreign market. So many factors can either make or break the attempt.