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MouseOver Controlled Banner Exchange

MouseOver Controlled Banner Exchange



5:40 pm on Dec 29, 2001 (gmt 0)

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I found a new worldwide MouseOver Controlled Banner Exchange System. What does this mean?
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(edited by: Drastic at 9:58 pm (gmt) on Dec. 29, 2001)

9:48 pm on Dec 29, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Banner exchanges are largely a waste of time, IMO. There is no targetting - when you do get a clickthrough, the visitor often has little interest in your site.

I would question the technology behind any system giving you additional credit for having your banners mousedover - that is a client side activity.


10:30 am on Jan 13, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I don't see the point in awarding the webmaster credits for a client-side action such as a mouseover, especially an action as ridiculous as a mouseover.

I think the majority of times I have ran my mouse over a banner, I've been going to click a link near it.

Drastic: Most (top) banner exchanges are targetted based on the type of site the client is currently viewing. One prime example would be LinkBuddies. There are a lot of little banner exchange operations out there which do not suffice on the features-front, but the major BE's provide targetted advertising. I do however consider them a waste of time now that the CTR average has dropped to 1:400, from 1:100, because most banner-viewers have grown numb to their presense. I simply regard banners as an archaic form of advertising at this point.

Justin Dalrymple: No sigs please

(edited by: NFFC at 10:56 am (utc) on Jan. 13, 2002)