Tuesday, December 30, 2008

How to Make Money From Showing Videos on Your Website

If you are showing videos on your website there are a numbers of ways to show ads. In most cases there is a pre roll or a post roll ad that is shown. blinkx, the video search engine, has announced a way to show the ads around the video with blinkx AdHoc. blinkx rewards you for sharing videos. Next time you embed a video from a video-sharing site, simply run the embed code through blinkx AdHoc first to start making money. When you add the embedded video, it will have contextually relevant ads placed near or on it. If your viewers click on these ads, the advertiser pays blinkx, and blinkx will share 50% of that revenue with you.

Online Video Advertising

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Advertising to iPhone and G1 Mobile Phone Users with Google AdWords

Now you can target mobile users with high income. This is great for location specific searches for restaurants, shopping, and attractions. During Christmas 2007, the iPhone drove more traffic to Google.com worldwide than any other mobile platform.

This new Google AdWords campaign-level option that allows advertisers to extend the reach of your text and image ads to show your ads on the T-Mobile G1, the Apple iPhone, and other mobile devices that have full HTML Internet browsers. This new option will allow you to display your ads specifically on these devices, create exclusive campaigns for them, and get separate performance reporting. This will help you more effectively reach your audience with the right message at the right time.

G1 and iPhone ads have many of the same benefits as standard mobile-format ads, such as allowing you to deliver mobile-specific calls-to-action and reaching your audience when they're on the go. Showing ads on the G1 and iPhone also has many advantages for your advertising. Users are performing a lot of searches on these devices, and searches are likely to go up during the holiday season.

Because the iPhone and G1 format your ads for mobile phones to show your ads on the G1 and iPhone. Because the G1 and iPhone have full Internet browsers, you'll be able to display your standard AdWords ads and landing pages on these devices without having to modify them, this will help with landing page optimizations and keyword targeting.

With this new option, you're opted-in to show ads on the G1 and iPhone, and you're also eligible to show on additional devices that use full Internet browsers as these devices enter the market. If you want to change your settings to only show ads on G1s and iPhones or to not show ads on these devices,

Adwords Campaigns running standard mobile ad formats, won't be affected, and they'll continue to run on mobile phones with mobile WAP browsers.

Mobile Phone Advertising