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kindfluffysteve

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does anybody have any ballpark figures of what you get from what a website can get from banner adding and sponsorship? Sometimes its like click throughput that gets the money but i think thats silly. There are banners on the way to work that nobody clicks and somebody payed to put them up.

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It depends entirely on the amount of traffic your site gets, the topic of your site, and the value of your audience. To get more than per-click advertising you''re going to need site statistics (get a reputable counter).

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CommissionJunction.com or cj.com is free. You can sign up with advertisers that match the demographic of your site.

IcarusIndie.com get around 25,000 unique IPs (300,000+ page views) per month and I have ads embedded in the HTML as just text. For instance in the Game Source section, a bunch of the "Buy This Game" links are ads. It''s a very clean and effective way of doing it. At first I had a number of graphical ads

Since these are the results I''m getting

Web site All web sites
Period This Year
Commission earned $0.00
Sales 0
Leads 0
Clicks 321
Impressions 51261
CTR 0.63%
EPM N/A
EPC $0.00


I yanked all of the graphical ads I had except for the "Magazine" section which is obviously a big giant ad for game magazines and so I don''t worry about making it subtle. Also the "Dot Com" page has relavent advertising for the companies I recommend with a couple banners.

I would never use a pop up ad though.

Ben


IcarusIndie.com [ The Rabbit Hole | The Labyrinth | DevZone | Gang Wars | The Wall | Hosting | Dot Com ]

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