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  • ExoClick updates its Advertiser guide to Google restrictions

    Introduction Recently, Google has added more advertising restrictions labelled as “Abusive Experiences.” These are in addition to the previous restrictions that were implemented in Chrome version 64 back in January 2018. With the release of Chrome version 71 (4 December 2018) all restricted ads will be blocked by Google. If publisher websites display any of the ad creatives/ad formats considered as “Abusive”, Google will penalise these websites. More and more... Read More

  • Google to mark HTTP webpages as “not secure”

    From the 1st of July 2018 Google will begin marking all HTTP websites and webpages as "not secure". This change will coincide with the release of their updated browser, Chrome 68. The marking will appear within the URL browser navigation bar at the top and will look like this: You can find additional information on Googles security blog article here: So what will this mean? Google has been actively leading the market... Read More

  • Billboard Banner: Publisher and Advertiser tips

    This new format is totally compliant with Google and offers Publishers a new ad zone. The Billboard ad is a rich media ad and is positioned at the top of a website’s page. Billboard ads are too big to miss at 970x250 and offer Publishers a great way to monetise their traffic. A Similar format is used on YouTube.com. Here we give some tips for Publishers and Advertisers about this... Read More

  • Native Interstitial and Native Exit: Tips

    ExoClick continues to help publishers and advertisers maximise their revenues and adapt to to the current changes within the industry in response to Google’s new ad regulations. We have further developed our Native advertising widget to include 2 brand new formats. Go native now! 1 year ago we launched our Native widget for Native Display. It has been a great success with many premium publishers implementing the format on their... Read More

  • Advertisers: 2018 is the year of user experience

    Google's new restrictions are trying to ensure that 2018 is all about user experience and for publishers and advertisers, this will be the key to success in 2018. Advertisers should use Google compliant ad formats and creatives which are designed to enhance the user experience and not distract the user from viewing the content of a publisher's site. Two formats that are are totally compliant are native advertising and pre-roll... Read More

  • Publishers: 2018 is the year of user experience…

    With the new restrictions from Google kicking in, it is clear that user experience will be the key to publisher success in 2018. Google rewards publisher sites that provide value to users. Delivering high quality content and compliant ad formats ensures a publisher's site will remain in Google’s good books. This allows the publisher to receive high quality traffic, which every media buyer wants. Two formats that are are totally... Read More

  • Google’s new rules & ExoClick’s solutions for publishers

    Recently, Google announced that Chrome’s built-in ad blocker will go live as of February 15th and many Publishers already received notifications from Google requesting that they align their websites with the new rules. In this blog post, we will clarify the situation and explain ExoClick’s solutions to these new regulations. Google’s roll out schedule is as follows: 23rd January: Google will start blocking window.open/new tabs for what it considers Abusive... Read More

  • How Google’s new restrictions affect you as an Advertiser

    Recently, Google released a new set of restrictions called "Abusive Ad Experience" that come into effect from 23rd January paired with the launch of Chrome version 64. Google will now consider as an "Abusive Ad Experience" ads which: Auto-redirect the page without user action Resemble system or site warnings or error messages Simulate messages, dialog boxes or request notifications Depict features which do not work Display a “close” button that... Read More