AdWords

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AdWords is Google’s branded text-based pay-per-click (PPC) advertising service. Google’s advertisements are short, consisting of one title line and two content text lines. Advertisers specify the words that should trigger their ads and the maximum amount they are willing to … Read More

Litigation and solutions in click frauds

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Litigation Disputes over the issue have resulted in a number of lawsuits. In one case, Google (acting as both an advertiser and advertising network) won a lawsuit against a Texas company called Auction Experts (acting as a publisher), which Google … Read More

Click frauds in online advertising

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Click fraud occurs in pay per click online advertising when a person, automated script or computer program imitates a legitimate user of a web browser clicking on an ad, for the purpose of generating an improper charge per click. Click … Read More

Googletestad

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Googletestad appears to stand for Google’s Test Ad which is used for live testing of their AdWords and AdSense pay-per-click (PPC) advertising system. At the moment there are no define: googletestad definitions in Google’s database for this keyword. The Google … Read More

Payment conventions in online advertising

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Because of the ability to track results of online advertising at a more granular level than what is available through traditional advertising, varying ways have developed for the advertisers and publishers to do business. The three most common ways in … Read More

Pay per click

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Pay per click, or PPC, is an advertising technique used on websites, advertising networks, and search engines. With search engines, pay per click advertisements are usually text ads placed near search results; when a site visitor clicks on the advertisement, … Read More

Internet marketing

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Internet marketing is the use of the Internet to advertise and sell goods and services. Internet Marketing includes pay per click advertising, banner ads, e-mail marketing, search engine marketing (including search engine optimization), blog marketing, and article marketing. Definition and … Read More

Online Marketing Activities

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Smith and Chaffey (2001) describe five key online marketing activities (the ‘5Ss’) which can be applied by an organisation to implement various online marketing tactics. For example, for an e-newsletter, the 5Ss are: Sell – Grow sales (the e-newsletter often … Read More

Evolution of affiliate marketing

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Amazon at the Affiliate Meet Market Early days In the early days of affiliate marketing, there was very little control over what affiliates were doing, which was abused by a large number of affiliates. Affiliates used false advertisements, trademark bidding … Read More

Affiliate marketing

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Affiliate Marketing is a popular method of promoting web businesses in which an affiliate is rewarded for every visitor, subscriber and/or customer provided through his efforts. It is a modern variation of the practice of paying finder’s-fees for the introduction … Read More