Category Archives: Advertising

Rare And Hard to Find Vintage Ads

I found this site last night. It contains vintage magazine ads dating all the way back to the 1920′s! [URL: RareAds.com — The largest collection of rare and hard to find vintage magazine ads on the internet ]

Hacker School — Click Fraud 101

Here is ANOTHER article from a hacker spreading the word on how to screw YOU out of money. Of course this kid is doing it for a good reason — to bring attention to the problem so Google get’s off it’s ASS! To the advertisers: You people that use Google Adwords now see that it…

The Cheapest Pay-Per-Click Advertising On The Planet!

I am going to let you in on a secret. Only a few marketers understand what I am about to tell you. And most of the marketers that do understand keep very quiet about it. Why? Because they don’t want to be competing with you in the online market place. But there are a few…

Ending Click Fraud

I have to agree with Brad Fallon on this one… Watching my Trackbacks and Yooter makes a good point. What I’ve said for a long time — Google could shut down a lot of the click fraud in a hurry if they’d quit paying all the spam sites that display AdSense. But I think Google…

Hacker Teaches Click Fraud At Conference!

I received a frightening email from one of my readers today following my newsletter titled: “The Great Google Meltdown”. Phil writes… I expected to see this story break soon. Two weeks ago, I attended Defcon 13 in Las Vegas. If you dont know Defcon is a annual hacker conference that is held the weekend after…

Cheap Online Advertising! And Few Will “Get It”…

Yesterday in my newsletter I shared more about Google’s click fraud problems and told folks that I was NOT using Google Adwords because of the fraud. Here is one place you COULD be advertising instead. If you did, you would be in good company. Stephen Pierce John Alanis Matt Furey You will notice their ads…

Latest Ad Trends

Here is some news on the latest click-through rates I can find. [URL: Double-Click Ad Serving Trends (pdf) ]

Google Screws Click Fraud Victims

Are you using Google Adwords? Are you in a competitive niche? Are you using a daily limit? If so you may want to know that Google is being nailed with a class-action lawsuit by advertisers. The suit alleges that Google charged in excess of advertisers set daily limit — and would not reimburse companies that…

Where The Hell You Buying YOUR Ads Dude?

A friend and reader brought up a point disputing what I wrote concerning banner ad rates. Yesterday I said that the industry average is $35 CPM — and I stand by that number. I am referring to this survey from Q4 2004 which reports… The survey showed Internet advertising rates in September fell to US$36.29…

The BlogAds Secret

I have kept this secret for a bit too long. If you are a dumbass you will cruise right through this post without STUDYING it. So many dumbasses are out there trying to pull in traffic solely with Google Adwords. They try and nickel and dime it through their marketing. They are unwilling to spend…