Ask Jeeves 'How Do I Get a Top Listing in your Directory' and He’ll Now Reply 'With Cold Hard Cash'

Written by Merle

Millions of people enjoy using 'Ask Jeeves,' by simply typing in a question and getting back relevant search results. With many ofrepparttar search engines/directories turning to pay models, 'Ask Jeeves' now offers its own Text Sponsorship Program.

A text sponsorship ad consists of a title no longer than 40 characters and a description which can be up to 150 characters in length. Your 'text ad' appears torepparttar 128404 right onrepparttar 128405 search results page every time someone does a search that includes one ofrepparttar 128406 keyphrases you’ve pre-selected. Onlyrepparttar 128407 top three bidders for each keyword/phrase is shown, so in order to be seen you need to be competitive.

Your text as will also appear on other search engines that are participating inrepparttar 128408 'Ask Jeeves Network'. Partners include famous brands like Direct Hit, MSN, and a few others that are less known. Your ad on partner sites may vary in position depending on each engine/ directory and where they choose to display them.

In order to play you need to open an account (which will set you back 25.00 US dollars). Ask Jeeves uses a CPM payment model (which stands for cost per thousand). You only pay when your text ad is shown, unlike where you pay per click. Ask Jeeves charges per impression with minimum bids of keywords/phrases being 5.00 per CPM so that translates into a 5.00 cost to you everytime your ad is shown 1,000 times.

'Ask Jeeves' helps you choose your keywords and phrases with a handy suggestion wizard. This is a good tool for coming up with search terms you may have otherwise overlooked.

When setting your bid amounts, remember that you'll only be able to go withrepparttar 128409 minimum 5.00 per CPM if no other advertiser has already placed a bid on your keyword/phrase. If there are existing bids inrepparttar 128410 top three spots, you’ll have to overbid one of them to get your text ad to be shown for that word or phrase. All high bidders'names and bid amounts are shown so you can plan your strategy accordingly. Bidding is placed in .50 increments. For example, if you wantedrepparttar 128411 search phrase 'air purifiers,' andrepparttar 128412 top 3 bids are 6.00, 7.00 and 8.00, you’d have to bid 6.50 to getrepparttar 128413 third position.

Google Adwords: Higher Traffic and Sales in 2 Hours or Less!

Written by Ben Chapi

There are various ways to purchase highly targeted advertising at very low prices. Google AdWords is one simple and quick way to to do this. Regardless of your budget, you can actually get your text ads appearing on search result pages within minutes! You can also target your ad to a specific language or country.

Pricing is based onrepparttar position in which your ad is shown but there is no minimum amount required in order to open an account. Google positions your ad based on how many users click on it over time. Current rates range from $15-$10 (per thousand ads shown) for positions 1-3, and $8 per thousand for positions 4-8.

According to Google, Adwords text ads have an average click through rate 4-5 times higher than banner ads. I have generated click through rates as high as 36% by usingrepparttar 128403 guidelines outlined below. I frequently test ads for as little as $1!

I've been using Google Adwords since it was first introduced and I've found it to be very effective for testing ads. My best click through rate so far has been 36% andrepparttar 128404 lowest being 0.98%! On average my ads get a 20% click through rate on very focused keywords and search terms and 6% on general popular relevant keywords. Here is what I do. When promoting my products I choose keywords/search terms that are very specific to generate highly qualified prospects. I get very few searches, but a very high click through rate. I then keeprepparttar 128405 ad running for a very long time.

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