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August 30, 2015, 07:29:36 AM
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a-ads pays extremely low! not worth it at all running them

I agree with you absolutly.

But do not forget that it is an auction system.
if it is low for publishers then it is as well low for advertisers.

The day i have something to promote...i will chose a-ads because it is very interesting for advertisers.

I have a long experience in clicks
if you have to much clicks uniques or not for 1000 views then something is "un-natural"

of course here in faucet's country...it's a little different because many visitors click on faucets banners or faucet's rotator banners each time they see them.

But for exemple if 10 same visitors click 10 times on an ad talking about a specific car or a specific car insurance,then something is wrong.

The big problem with ads advertising is that if i click on banners about a specific faucet then winner in the story is not necessary the banner owner.
Or you see 100 times a banner on  few sites and you click suddently by an new publisher for advertisers who have paid 100 times for showing the banner.

it's why the unique view system by a-ads is not the best for every one.But all system have advantages and disadvantages for publishers and advertisers.

Publishers have choice to propose ads spaces and advertisers to bid a price...what can be better?

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August 30, 2015, 01:35:03 PM
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Yeah I agree. Also the expected daily income turns out to be 0 everytime, and affiliate rewards are also 0, is it because there are no advertisers? Maybe you should really start of with a 'deep cleaning' on sites with fake traffic, or inactive sites, might be better for advertisers as well. The categories or the ratings of the site should be better rated, as they might not be accurate. Im not sure about how the system works but a-ads is not a bad advertising site, so keep it up, and make it better! Smiley


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August 30, 2015, 01:49:32 PM
Last edit: August 30, 2015, 01:59:42 PM by Brad Harrison
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Don't get me wrong I love a-ads and I use them sometimes to advertise but when it comes to publishers I think it's one of the most unfair advertising systems. For a publisher to send over 2000 unique impressions and make literally a penny from it is unheard of and quite frankly a huge rip-off, so this tells me one thing, the advertiser is getting a huge advantage because there ad is showed to over 2000 people and I make a penny from it. Tell me how your system is fair for publishers?

Also the affiliate ads only benefit the advertiser since the publishers only get rewarded if an action is completed, ie. signup, survey, etc! So this means the advertisers will probably make anywhere from $1 and up per signup while the publisher on a-ads is rewarded with pennies

Another thing like the user above mentioned is go through all the sites and delete junk ones so the more legit publishers have a chance to earn more

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September 03, 2015, 04:08:46 AM
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Any changes made yet?

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September 03, 2015, 08:28:47 AM
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Don't get me wrong I love a-ads and I use them sometimes to advertise but when it comes to publishers I think it's one of the most unfair advertising systems. For a publisher to send over 2000 unique impressions and make literally a penny from it is unheard of and quite frankly a huge rip-off, so this tells me one thing, the advertiser is getting a huge advantage because there ad is showed to over 2000 people and I make a penny from it. Tell me how your system is fair for publishers?

Thanks for your feedback. The traffic price is determined by competition of advertisers and competition of publishers. We try to design our algorithms in such a way that good publishers have an advantage over bad publishers, but we don't have a reliable solution that would guarantee fair money distribution.

Please give me a link to the source of good traffic that got 1 penny for 2000 unique impressions and I will try to understand why it happened. Traffic volume is not the only factor that influences earnings. Some ad units earn much more, e. g.: https://a-ads.com/catalog?ad_unit_id=55526&target_type=AdUnit

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Also the affiliate ads only benefit the advertiser since the publishers only get rewarded if an action is completed, ie. signup, survey, etc! So this means the advertisers will probably make anywhere from $1 and up per signup while the publisher on a-ads is rewarded with pennies

We don't care too much about how much advertisers get from affiliate ads because we send them unsold traffic. E.g. if publisher specified that his/her expectations are that ad unit should earn 0.01 btc per day, but actual earnings are 0.009 btc per day, then we consider 10% of publisher's traffic to be unsold and send it to affiliate ads with a hope that they would increase ad units' income. There is some kind of competition between affiliate advertisers: more they pay - more traffic they get for free. So you can think of it as an alternative way of selling your traffic, where the price is determined by market too.

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Another thing like the user above mentioned is go through all the sites and delete junk ones so the more legit publishers have a chance to earn more

Thanks for suggestion, but it is not trivial to formalize and decide which sites have to be deleted, so we are taking a smoother approach by setting the weights to the sites.

Any changes made yet?

Just deployed some changes, will see tomorrow whether it improves the situation (though ad unit #67832 is not active any more, so I am not sure yet how to see it)

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September 03, 2015, 11:57:31 AM
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Why isn't ad https://a-ads.com/ad_units/55526 in the NSFW category? I see nothing but adult stuff on the website but yet it sits in the business category

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September 03, 2015, 12:37:51 PM
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Why isn't ad https://a-ads.com/ad_units/55526 in the NSFW category? I see nothing but adult stuff on the website but yet it sits in the business category

Oops. One of our moderators confused "News" and "NSFW" (fixed). Thanks for reporting it!

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September 03, 2015, 12:47:49 PM
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Sent you a PM

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September 03, 2015, 06:41:28 PM
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I have an ad which is uncategorized for 48 hours and has more than 30 unique impressions and 4 unique clicks. How can i get it categorized?

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September 03, 2015, 06:43:44 PM
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I have an ad which is uncategorized for 48 hours and has more than 30 unique impressions and 4 unique clicks. How can i get it categorized?

Is it embedded to the exact URL specified upon ad unit creation? If so - please let me know ad unit ID, I will check it.

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September 03, 2015, 06:45:58 PM
Last edit: September 03, 2015, 09:50:57 PM by BayAreaCoins
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Started using your ads the other day and noticed some problems with how the information is reported.

I posted ads from one domains code to another domain and it is very clearly not matching the sum of the two domains traffic vs my Google Analitics.


I'm going to make a separate code for each site from now on.

Feel free to PM me and I'd be happy to show you what I'm talking about.


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Make a new a-ad for every site!

Edit: OP messaged me and I now understand what I was seeing and were to see it.

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September 03, 2015, 06:48:04 PM
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I have an ad which is uncategorized for 48 hours and has more than 30 unique impressions and 4 unique clicks. How can i get it categorized?

Is it embedded to the exact URL specified upon ad unit creation? If so - please let me know ad unit ID, I will check it.

Sent you a PM. Thanks for help!

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September 05, 2015, 01:05:59 PM
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Ad unit will be categorized in 24 hours after it starts generating traffic and our bot finds ad unit code embedded on the specified URL (http://bitcoin.winspiral.net).
Ad Unit #82427


is something wrong?
it is till "unknown" status.

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September 05, 2015, 02:03:00 PM
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Ad unit will be categorized in 24 hours after it starts generating traffic and our bot finds ad unit code embedded on the specified URL (http://bitcoin.winspiral.net).
Ad Unit #82427


is something wrong?
it is till "unknown" status.

Probably the reason is lack of unique impressions (solved)

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September 05, 2015, 03:31:53 PM
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Ad unit will be categorized in 24 hours after it starts generating traffic and our bot finds ad unit code embedded on the specified URL (http://bitcoin.winspiral.net).
Ad Unit #82427


is something wrong?
it is till "unknown" status.

Probably the reason is lack of unique impressions (solved)

it's ok.
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September 07, 2015, 06:53:12 AM
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Cheap advertising opportunity right now!

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September 08, 2015, 03:56:13 AM
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Since August, 21 (when there was a sharp drop in amount of clicks due to the introduction of captcha filters) amount of human clicks doubled.



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September 14, 2015, 07:49:50 AM
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All was a little clearer after a time...
and not it has changed again...on the dashboard.
Could you a little talk about?

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September 14, 2015, 04:08:59 PM
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Thanks for your question. Sorry for miscommunication.

In brief:

1. We implemented optional user accounts (with optional email).

Users can authenticate via bitcoin address or login and password and control their objects in one place, or they can still use a-ads without any registration (we automatically  created user accounts for users that signed in with their bitcoin addresses in the past and linked their objects to them).

Earnings of all ad units that belong to the registered users are being accumulated on the users' account (and will be withdrawn automatically when they hit the configurable threshold).

2.  We enabled publishers to specify the maximum captcha rate for their ad units (default is 100%).

We let publishers and advertisers decide whether they want to display captchas to visitors. If publishers set it to a lower value, they might loose earnings from advertisers that want a higher captcha rate.

I will be able to explain it in detail tomorrow.

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