Its no secret - eBay sells everything. Advertising space is one of the products. (You know that as well).
I've been considering selling my ad space for a few months now, but I still have unclear vision of how to actually go around the direct unethical and dishonest competition - those guys who try to sell millions of banner impressions, $200 grand account on PPC search engines for 15 bucks.
See, the problem is - if a potential buyer sees an ad like that for 15 bucks and then looks at mine, say, for 80 bucks and much less impressions, then how would someone like me (and all of you - I know most of you are the owners of serious online projects and I respect that) ever sell anything through the system?
I bet most of us would not afford (or simply agree) to seel its space lower that $1 CPM (for example). Thus it makes it almost impossible to attract someone to our sites if there are tons of million-impression offers, which are all fraud in reality.
So, basically, I'm here to raise the following questions:
(1) If you have ever sold advertising through eBay, please tell us about your experience on selling and how the service worked out for you and your web site? Were you satisfied? And if you've never conducted such business at eBay - tell us if there is a specific reason for not doing that?
(2) How would you convince the buyer to go with your offer rather than with a much attractive ones (most of which are fraud in reality). Are there any tips on what you would tell the buyers? What did you do (or didn't do) to be able to sell your offer?
ANY COMMENTS WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. I am personally very interested to hear what you have to say about this.