• 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

  • New data shows tablets had the highest CTR in Q3

    Data gathered from analysing billions of impressions served from 1 July to 30 September 30 2017 shows that tablet ad impressions drove 1.13% click-through rates. That figure is the highest of any device in many different verticals including automotive, consumer goods, financial, food, drink, home, retail, technology, travel and utilities. The data, complied by Drawbridge in their Q3 2017 Cross-Device Advertising Benchmark Report, should make marketeers rethink their strategy when... Read More

  • Apple’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention and behavioural retargeting

    Safari's autumn release of macOS High Sierra included a feature called Intelligent Tracking Prevention, an initiative designed to beef up Apple’s efforts to block third-party trackers from capturing cross-site browsing data for ad targeting purposes. Intelligent Tracking Prevention collects statistics on resource loads as well as user interactions such as taps, clicks, and text entries. It then groups those statistics by top privately controlled domains. The system then determines which... Read More

  • New feature for advertisers: Traffic Distribution Mode

    How would you like the possibility to automatically spread your daily budget evenly throughout the day instead of burning up your budget in a few hours? Well now you can with this new feature from ExoClick. It works by implementing an algorithm that speeds up or throttles down the amount of traffic that you are buying, ensuring that your budget is spent evenly during the 24 hour day. How you... Read More

  • 6 publisher tips to optimise your digital advertising revenues

    If you are a publisher that generates income from your site using online ads from an ad network such as ExoClick, then these tips will help you to optimise your revenues. Tip 1 - What makes your site achieve high revenues? Well positioned ads that get attention from users that are browsing your site, motivating them to click on the ad and buy the promoted product. If you have high... Read More

  • Facebook cashed in with $709m from AdBlock users, what are you doing about it?

    In Q3 2016, Facebook took a stand against Ad Blockers, and implemented an AdBlock circumvention system that allows them to show advertising to AdBlock users. In their last quarterly report (Q2 2017), Facebook mentioned : “Desktop ad revenue grew 17% despite an ongoing decline in desktop usage. Note that our Q2 desktop ad revenue benefitted from our efforts to limit the impact of ad blocking technologies.” Eyeo, the company behind... Read More

  • What is members area traffic?

    Have you tried targeting your campaigns at dating membership area traffic yet? ExoClick gives advertisers the best opportunity to target their offers at this high converting traffic source. What is it? It consists of consumers who are members of dating sites, mainly from tier 1 English speaking GEOs in USA, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand. Consumers have joined these dating services and regularly login to their accounts and spend... Read More

  • Tutorial: 9 steps to set up a campaign with ExoClick

    If you are new to ExoClick, this 9 step guide will show you how to set up an advertising campaign on our network, and by using our high quality traffic sources and platform features in order to convert your offers. Step 1 - Create an account You can create an account using our signup form here. Normally it takes a few hours for our customer services team to approve your... Read More

  • How to use ExoClick’s Platform API v2

    ExoClick has just updated its platform API to version 2. This latest version allows you to automate every single feature inside ExoClick’s admin panel. You can use the API for simple processes such as automating repetitive tasks to save you time to more complex projects such as changing banner creatives on the fly. This blog post will show you how to use ExoClick’s API along with some automation examples to... Read More

  • New regional targeting features

    ExoClick has added some more in depth targeting, which now allows you to not just target countries, but also regions inside those countries, so you can directly target New York for example. This is a highly useful feature for advertisers for localised campaigns, such as dating or regional special offers/discounts, etc How to target by region In the admin panel under New Campaign > General Targeting, when creating/editing a campaign,... Read More