Tag Archives: online advertising

Online ad sales: How to make the best media packs

Media packs may not seem an exciting subject but they are among the most important marketing and promotion tools for publishers and media owners. We canvassed insights from our own online advertising sales experts and several London ad agencies to provide some top tips about what separates a compelling media pack from a useless one. What is a media pack? In the advertising sales world, a media...

Google Chrome blocks Flash ads from 1 September 2015

Flash ads are now being blocked on Google Chrome. Examining how this change will affect your ad campaigns, and what you can do to adapt, is TIW ad ops manager Berta Franco. After the so-called ‘Mobilegeddon’ we thought Google had had its fill of updates for 2015, but we’re afraid not. From 1 September 2015, Google will introduce an update to its Chrome browser that will effectively ‘pause’...

Selling B2B advertising in the summer

B2B advertising campaigns in the summer – A statistical opportunity Summer is a happy time of year, especially in the UK if the sun’s shining (yes it is belting it down with rain outside as I write). On the whole, people are more sociable and, so the thinking goes, less focused on work as their minds are on holidays, beer gardens and barbecues at...

Search retargeting adds low-cost revenue stream for publishers

A lot of publishers I chat to think that the only way to monetise their website is to add more and more advertising into it – more skyscrapers, interstitials, pagewraps, and recommended articles etc – which all take up valuable real estate. WRONG! The thought of using up more space with display advertising, which could otherwise be used for content, can be frustrating for...

How native advertising can help publishers drum up bigger revenues – a case study

This is a case study of how publishers can significantly increase ad spend on their website by using ‘native advertising’, which is content that is provided by and/or sponsored by advertisers. The Internet Works’ sales manager Jonathan Seymour writes: One online publishing client of The Internet Works, a very well established and respected B2B publisher, dramatically increased their advertising revenues since signing up with The...

A new unit to measure digital advertising?

The Financial Times has recently joined in a new trend by introducing a new means of selling display ads on its website: based on engaged time spent rather than the current industry standard metrics of clicks, pageviews or CPM (cost per mille or cost per thousand impressions). The ‘Pink Un’ argues that its super-engaged audience of high-level businessfolk should be rewarded with better advertising rates. This...

Publishers should know the costly truth about programmatic ad sales

Bit of a buzz word isn’t it ‘programmatic’…? But what does it mean and what are the true market affects? Online ad sales manager Monty Jamieson spells it all out. If you’re not familiar with programmatic trading of ad inventory on websites then you’re not alone – recent research from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and Forrester of client-side marketers released last month revealed that only...

How to sell advertising space on your website

Do you want to sell advertising space on your website? This is what we do for a living so get in touch if you want us to help you make money from your website. If you want to have a crack at it yourself though, here are my ten top tips for selling ad space on your site. 1. Know your audience Whether your...