Making Money with Articles: Banner Advertisements

When you are trying to make money off of the articles on your website, it’s important to successfully promote your website so that you will attract customers and they can see just what a good, quality website you have. You will find several ways so market and promote your website, one of them being though banner advertisements.

What Banner Ads Can Do For You

Banner ads can help bring visitors from others sites to your own. Even though monthly fees can be costly to advertise on high traffic sites, in the end it might be cheaper and/or a faster method to start seeing significant revenue from your website efforts, instead of waiting for SEO techniques to bring your own site to the top of search engine outcomes. Aside from paying to advertise on someone else’s site, you will find also free banner exchanges to choose from. We will take a look at the pros and cons of each banner advertising method below.

Free Banner Exchanges

Free banner exchanges are whenever you and other sites exchange each other people banners. Their banner will go on your website and your banner will go one their website. Although this option is totally free, there are two main problems with it. First, if you want your banner on a substantial number of sites, it will mean cluttering your own website up with these banners. This could even shot you in the foot if you run an affiliate website because, instead of clicking on your affiliate links, your visitors might be clicking on your banner exchange links. Secondly, you have to be really careful about the types of websites that you exchange banners with. Some websites like to gather a lot of banners so that they could be a directory or portal site and not have to have any real content. These “banner farms” or “link farms” will do nothing positive for your site and, in the meantime, you’ll be bringing them possible visitors.

Paid Banner Ads

As we saw above, paid banner ads cost money, but they’ll eventually pay off if you select the right ones. You need to make sure that the website produces the amount of traffic that they say and that they have your ad placed in a way that invites visitors to click without being too pushy. You also want to select a site that does not home too many other banners on the same page as yours or that there are no competitor links on the exact same page.

All in all, banner ads can wind up being profitable for you website if you go about it the correct way. If you do decide to check out banner advertisement as a marketing avenue, be certain to maintain the above tips in mind.

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