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How to find which ad size is highest earning ad?
born2run

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Msg#: 4682293 posted 9:18 am on Jun 24, 2014 (gmt 0)

Hi, as far as I know, the way to check which ad size is doing well is via Performance Reports/Ad Size metric.

I'm showing in my site that the 300x250 has same earnings as 160x600 but half the Ad Requests. Would that mean using more of 300x250 ads would increase my earnings?

Some clarification would be appreciated very much.

Thanks!

 

netmeg

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Msg#: 4682293 posted 12:09 pm on Jun 24, 2014 (gmt 0)

It's not really that black and white. You'll have to do some testing, because there's no one scenario. It depends on blending. It depends on niche. It depends on placement. It depends on your traffic. In short - it depends.

born2run

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Msg#: 4682293 posted 12:17 pm on Jun 24, 2014 (gmt 0)

Wow, I thought the stats would be obvious but I guess not.

webcentric

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Msg#: 4682293 posted 1:20 pm on Jun 24, 2014 (gmt 0)

What netmeg is saying in part is that you can't compare apples with oranges. A banner ad at the top of a page will perform differently than one at the bottom. That goes for different sized ads placed in the same location on a page. You can try one size for awhile then another but because, seasons change and advertising trends change over time it's better to set up an A/B test to see which performs better during the same time period.

Where you put the ad on the page impacts its effectiveness, the color of the ad in relationship to your page, what else is around the ad. All this matters. It's not a simple thing but some, I'm sure, do get lucky on the first try. Some call it a science, I like to think of it as alchemy.

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Msg#: 4682293 posted 8:01 am on Jun 25, 2014 (gmt 0)

Plus of course if you have a lot of regular visitors they just stop noticing the ads so you occasionally need to change size, style or position just to remind them that they are there.

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