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Buying Ad Space on sites

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by iManage, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. iManage

    iManage Regular Member

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    Hey guys,
    I plan on launching a site soon selling a few of my services. I'm thinking of buying ad spots from sites such as buysellads.com but I want to ask a few questions before I do anything :D

    - What's the average CTR from impressions? (I know this depends on the ad placement, but eh!)
    - What spot is the best to buy?
    - Should I buy ads on a fixed price or CPM?
    - Are there any tips for the design of the ad to increase chances of people clicking through?

    Thank you in advance!

    Regards,
    iManage
     
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    - Depends.
    - For me, anything but 125 x 125 or favicon
    - Your budget will dictate, or whether or not only fixed or CPM is offered.
    - If they allow animated, go animated, but not *FLASHY*



    Go buy some ads and test. Also, look for site owners selling links directly, it's usually a better deal.
     
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  3. iManage

    iManage Regular Member

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    Thanks for the great response! To be honest I thought about contacting site owner's directly, but I'm just a bit worried people may scam, you never know who's behind the computer D:

    Couldn't seem to find my answer but, how much does Buysellads.com charge from each purchase anyway? how much does the seller actually receive
     
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    if you're planning to contact those site owner, i can help you...i have blogger friends who accept sidebar advertisement...
     
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    i would suggest try contacting the site owner. Maybe you can come up with a negotiation that benefits you both. Try to get his or her IM's (skype,ym, etc.. ) and then do a video chat instead of the normal typing conversation. that way you can have a look at his/her face and then save all your chat logs just a precautionary measure. :)
     
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  6. iManage

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    Thanks for the tips guys, going to contact a few of the site owners soon! :)
     
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    - What's the average CTR from impressions? (I know this depends on the ad placement, but eh!)
    A: It totally depends, you need to test.

    - What spot is the best to buy?
    A: Top and side ( 468*60 , 728*90 and 160*600)

    - Should I buy ads on a fixed price or CPM?
    A: Depends on your budget. Again you need to test.

    - Are there any tips for the design of the ad to increase chances of people clicking through?
    A: Make a simple banner, you can do this in paint as well. Try to have black background and use white text. This worked best with me :)

    Now talking with my personal experience, you really need to test a lot, plus, don't put all money at one website. Just split and keep testing until you find which one is working with you.
    Don't be surprised if you lose your first $100 while you test. But seriously, if you could learn media buying then you can easily double your money using this method.
     
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    I guess this is possible to do with CPA offers as well isn't it?
     
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    Check out BSA it is having some great sites and also prefer bhw advertisement some lacks Of members will visits daily
     
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  10. iManage

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    Thanks for the advice guys, I knew I'd get more insight on buying ads on BHW!
     
  11. iManage

    iManage Regular Member

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    Any one else got more advice or tips for me?
     
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    andrewk323 Registered Member

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    Don't expect a lot of owners to respond to you. I did this a while back and out of the 30 owners I contacted only about 3 responded and only 1 was interested in having my ad on their site. It surprised me because I thought the owners would want to make money but i guess they didn't. Anyway good luck!
     
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    Yeah, sometimes people don't check their emails so that's expected haha. I'm thinking of starting off buying an ad space on a site to see the traffic/clicks and see what happens after ^^
     
  14. iManage

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    Anyone else got tips for me? :)
     
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    You'll lose money with BSA. Save it. Unless you really look into the 2,500 publishers they have and thread out about 96% of them. You are better off putting $100 into Google adwords then buying on BSA.
     
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    Are you still looking for advertisement space???
    If yes, I got a site with +175k Unique visitors per month and with +1.5m pageviews per month where I have available ads spot for sale...
    Contact me and I will send you Last three months of google analytics reports...
    Thank You
     
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    saurabh82 BANNED BANNED

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    Are you interested in buying banner space on my site?
    its getting 1500 pageviews a day according to wp stats wp plugin. i know it s not a lot but okay. Traffic is increasing day by day.I have available ads spot for sale or banner on homepage which will display on every page...
    Contact me and I will send you anaytics report
    Also we can work on tier 1 cpc basis, something like you will pay me for every click like 0.50-1$ per click from tier 1 coutries .
    Thank You