AuctionAds Update

I’ve been using AuctionAds for about a week now, so it’s time for a report.

CTR has been fairly low, which was somewhat surprising to me because I thought the pretty pictures would stimulate more clicks. Revenue was non-existent. This tells me I either targeted the wrong audience, or that the keywords I selected were not very good.

What’s next? I am planning to change the keywords for the ads, and see if that will improve things. I may also test this out on some other sites to see if a different audience profile will help.


AuctionAds, a new advertising network launched last week, is receiving positive reviews.

The signup process is very quick. What I liked about it is that it doesn’t ask for your social security number. I am always a bit leery about providing my SSN when I first sign up for an advertising network, since I want to give out as little of my personal information as possible, given the constant threat of identity theft. Once I earn enough money for them to need to know my SSN, I’ll gladly provide it.

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