Advertise Space | Selling Online Advertising

Posted on 22. Oct, 2008.

So there have been a few stabs at trying to figure out how to get advertising rolling in and around twitter.
One company twittad allows users to sell re-skins on their home page twitter account.   The obvious flaw with that model is, who really reads twitter through individual pages?  I don’t really know the percentage, […]

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2008.

OK, since I preach about the benefits of online advertising all day, moreover, blog advertising, I figured I should ‘drink the kool-aid’ so to speak.
Anyway, the first part of my online advertising experiment will be to by a few ads on various blogs.   A lot of people complain that they don’t have enough money […]

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Posted on 14. Oct, 2008.

I have a logo contest running over at 99designs for the new AdvertiseSpace logo and some really good ones are starting to come in.  If you haven’t been to 99design before, I highly recommend it, especially if you really don’t know what you are looking for, it is a great way to see a bunch […]

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Posted on 10. Oct, 2008.

I’m testing out a new theme here at AdvertiseSpace, I was getting pretty sick of the old design.    This one is the UBD Moneymaker Theme by Unique Blog Designs & Phillip van Coller.    I’m still playing with some of the functionality and working on getting a new logo designed too.
These are the same designers behind […]

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Posted on 24. Sep, 2008.

OK,  this is a much better stab at the field than Facebook by far, but it still comes with some a few launch flaws.  MySpace Advertising The Good: – Looks slick and easy to use.  Very intuitive UI. – You can create your ad without first creating an account. – Upload is fast and easy.

– Nice demographic and profile […]

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Posted on 15. Aug, 2008.

Wow, could they screw it up any more?
This is a total peeve of mine:  Plan a web site, do the layout, fully design it, put all the bells and whistles on it, THEN try to jam banner advertising somewhere!  WHY?  Why is always done backwards?  Why can’t anyone build a site and incorporate the […]

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2008.

#1 You can blog more. #2 You don’t have to deal with constant questions about your ad rates. #3 You don’t have to invoice customers. #4 You can just sit back each month and collect a check. #5 You don’t have to worry about ad management software, running campaigns, putting up ads, tracking impressions and clicks.

(Cheesy sales person […]

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Posted on 21. Jul, 2008.

Step I: All Advertising networks have an unbridled desire to be able to claim the biggest reach and most unique visitors of any network in the world.  20 million, 50 million, 100 million, ONE BILLION!
Step II:  They continue to pony for top spot and allow publisher after publisher to join their network, with very […]

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Posted on 15. Jul, 2008.

Below are some questions you should ask yourself before you start shopping around for advertisers. (We’re talking monthly flat fees of $500, $1000 or even $5000 here.)
– Does my blog have a niche focus? A focus is very important. Take a look at your current blog and the tags or categories you are blogging […]

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Posted on 02. Jul, 2008.

It seems that most marketers agree that keyword targeting is a great way to get the right message in front of the correct targeted audience.   Unfortunately sometimes keywords can be their own worst enemy.   Like the classic example of airline ads showing up on news sites that have a breaking story about a plane […]

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