Saturday, 17 May 2014

Chitika Advertising Network Review for Publishers 2014

Chitika is a known advertising network that is considered as one of alternatives of Google adsense. They have more than 350000 publisher and four billions ads are served through this network. It is a search targeted advertising program different from adsense which is content targeted. This means that ads display to the visitor based on the search query. So the ads won't be visible to other sorts of traffic as your loyalty visitors. The company is situated in Westborough, Massachusetts, USA and established in 2003. The name Chitika means "in a snap" in Telugu language.
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How to Get Started With Chitika

Starting with Chitika is quite easy. Just sign up and you will get accepted in 24 hours (as I read on the net) then you can see ads on your site. Actually in my case I got accepted instantly after I confirmed my email address. The reason why I went for Chitika was as they pay through Paypal and their minimum payment threshold is low as it is $10 for Paypal, $50 for check. They payy on NET 30 basis.
In addition, if you want to know how to start with Chitika follow this simple video tutorial.

Can I Use Chitika Along With Adsense?

The answer is yes. As long as Chitika ads are not contextual ads and doesn't look like adsense ads, they can be used with Adsense on the same page.

You Don't See Your Ads?

This can be annoying for you as you don't know if your ads are working perfectly on your site or not. But don't worry. According to Chitika's post on this issue the ads display to visitors that came across your website through search engines.So they want to target search query and show an ad related to it that will result in a higher CTR. To test your ads copy and paste this url in your address bar -( replace the domain with your domain and the keyword with whatever you want to test. Refresh your browser once more and you are done.

How Can I Earn On Chitika?

They have different types of ads that ranges from text ads in different sizes, display ads, and mobile targeted ads. You can earn on CPC (cost per click) and CPM (cost per impression) basis. The CPM rates range from $0,02 to $3 depending to your traffic. It works best for US and Cnada traffic. However they cover international traffic but earning rates are lower.

Do they have other types of ads?

Yes they have and you can find a brief explanation about each of them below.

They have also in-text ads called Linx. Back by popular demand, Chitika Linx are in-text ad units that automatically identify relevant keywords on your page to hyperlink (double underline) For those of you with a text-heavy site, Chitika Linx is for you!

This type of links will hover on the button right corner of your site and are similar to mobile ads.

This type of ads will be displayed when someone wants to copy and paste some text on your blog. This keyword targeted ad will be highlighted directly below the paragraph text.

To sum up the article have a look on this table
Network Type CPC,CPM,In-Text
Revenue & Rates $0.02-$3 Depending on traffic type
Ad Type  Text Ads, display Ads,Mobile Targeted,Linx,Hover,Highlight
                                 Payment Method                                      Paypal & check
Minimum Payout Threshold $10 Paypal, $50 Check
Payment Base Net 30

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