LinkedIn Ads: Targeting Methods For an Increased Business Audience

June 20, 2013

The process of reaching specific companies, industries, or even specific buyers can be tricky. PPC search ads have their limitations, and you can target all the specific keywords you want, but you can’t guarantee who is on the other end of the computer. LinkedIn ads offer far more flexibility and customization in terms of reaching […]

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Apple rolls out iPhone 5 ads – and a parody…

September 24, 2012

Four new iPhone 5 ads has been rolled out by Apple, the first one “thumb” shows why the screen is the size it is (and why it’s not bigger), because you need to be able to use it with just one thumb, still. “Thumb” “Cheese” Cheese is about taking panorama photos… “Physics” The new iPhone […]

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New Apple TV ads for “Siri” – feat. Zooey Deschanel & Samuel L. Jackson

April 17, 2012

Apple usually doesn’t use famous people in their advertisements, but this time round they have: Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel appears as themselves in a TV ad for “Siri” and iPhone 4S. Other famous’ish people Apple have used in the past were Justin Long and John Hodgman, but they were actors, playing the “I’m […]

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5 tips for attracting advertisers to your blog

April 4, 2012

Even though the idea of blogging started off as simply having a place from which to share your ideas with the world, it quickly blossomed into a pastime that can be turned into a profitable career. If you want to pursue a career as a professional blogger, you will quickly find out that your best […]

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Apple releases three new iPhone 4S ads

November 1, 2011

Apple has released three new iPhone 4S ads, highlighting the probably three most important features of iPhone 4S and iOS5: Camera, iCloud and Siri. You can watch them all below: Camera iCloud Siri

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Microsoft warns against using Gmail from Google

August 1, 2011

In a weird advertisement from Microsoft (for their new Office 365), they warn users against using Google’s free e-mail solution, Gmail. Probably all Gmail users have noticed ads when you’re using the free web-based version of Gmail, but not all might know that the ads are actually based on the content of your e-mails. Google […]

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June 2011: Blog Summary & Income Report (the last report to be published – it’s been 2 years)

July 26, 2011

This blog summary & income report for June is heavily delayed and I’m sorry about that. I wasn’t sure whether or not I was going to post it as I’ve decided to stop posting these. But, I figured I’d just include June also since I would then have published income reports for 2 years, ever […]

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May 2011: Blog Summary & Income Report

June 19, 2011

The blog summary & income report for May has been “slightly” delayed mostly due to me forgetting about it – so sorry about that, but here it is… In the next blog summary & income report, for June, I have an announcement to make also. Since we’re currently in the middle of June, that report will […]

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April 2011: Blog Summary & Income Report

May 21, 2011

Good day, everybody. We’re in the middle of May, so I’m quite late with blog summary & income report for April, I must admit. Sorry about that, but better late than never, right? So, here you go…

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March 2011: Blog Summary & Income Report

April 11, 2011

Good day, everybody. It’s 11th of April 2011 and it’s time for another blog summary & income report, covering the month of March, last month. Usually I post these reports a few days into the month  but this time I’ve been busy recently, busier than ever before, so it wasn’t until now I was able […]

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February 2011: Blog Summary & Income Report

March 11, 2011

Yeah yeah I know, I’m a bit late with the February report. I’ve been busy with real life stuff the past few weeks so I gave this report update low priority until I would have time to do it – which is now, so here you go…

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January 2011: Blog Summary & Income Report

February 8, 2011

2011 is the number of the year which means bye bye to 2010 and also bye bye to December. I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year and I wish you all a happy and prosperous New Year as well. There’s no way around it, you’re probably here to read the December […]

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5 Tips To Make Your Site Mobile Friendly

January 28, 2011

With the increasing trend in mobile platform, there are limitations of the website being displayed in the actual HTML format as designed for your web browsing over a PC or a laptop. These HTML formats could be made more amicable to make your website supportive and adapt efficiently to work well on the mobile platform. […]

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December 2010: Blog Summary & Income Report

January 4, 2011

2011 is the number of the year which means bye bye to 2010 and also bye bye to December. I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year and I wish you all a happy and prosperous New Year as well. There’s no way around it, you’re probably here to read the December […]

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EU’s Cookie Law still being chewed on – might end up requiring users to “opt-in” for browser cookies…

November 23, 2010

A year ago we wrote about a new European Union cookie law which would require user consent before placing cookies on a computer. A month later we wrote how the cookie law crumbled as it wasn’t carried into effect yet because of issues with the original wording of the Act. In this case, a cookie […]

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Facebook to launch webmail service? Would you trust them?

November 12, 2010

Facebook has been working secretly on a project known as Project Titan which the public first heard something about in February. According to TechCrunch, Facebook will announce the project on Monday. But TechCrunch knows more than that – they claim that according to reliable sources, Facebook is about to launch a webmail client, a “Gmail […]

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Infolinks vs Kontera for contextual in-text advertising (split test)

September 27, 2010

TechPatio is around 14 months old/young and back in the days when I first started this blog, I tried out contextual in-text ads. Initially I went with Kontera but I never got it to work so I had to do Infolinks instead. After some time, maybe a few months I guess, I decided it wasn’t […]

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Intro Offer: Advertise on TechPatio – $10/month

August 30, 2010

I don’t know what to call this, a bargain, a steal? Either way, I’m pretty sure that $0.33 CPM is rather cheap for either a 468×60 upper right corner header banner ad or a 160×600 skyscraper middle right banner ad, am I right? Let’s be honest here, I’m new to this whole advertisement business but […]

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Three New iPhone Ads – Backpacker, Dog Lover & Family Man

April 22, 2010

Three new iPhone ads have come from Apple this past week, “Backpacker”, “Dog Lover” and “Family Man”. Backpacker The “Backpacker” ad shows a college graduate making a trip to Spain and we get to see how iPhone apps assist him on his trip. The app that translates spoken English into spoken Spanish seems very cool, […]

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Apple Releases Thre New iPhone Ads: “Commute”, “Concert” & “Shopper”

April 7, 2010

Apple has released two three new iPhone ads. Last week, we saw “Commute” and this week a new one has aired, called “Concert” (and yet another one, “Shopper”). The girl in the “Concert”-ad has some serious impulsive buying issues – going from listening to a good song to instantly buy their entire album and go […]

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First Windows Phone 7 Ad (+ Fun Bonus Video)

March 22, 2010

I don’t watch that many Microsoft TV ads. Maybe because they’re mostly shown in the US or UK? I rarely see them where I watch TV, but every now and then, Microsoft release an ad that’s so bad it’s a must-see. Like the one with Microsoft Songsmith. If you haven’t seen it yet, you can […]

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Funny Commercials – Images

August 23, 2009

I’m sure you have seen one or two of those images already, but I received those in my e-mail and found most of them so funny that I just had to share them with you all… I don’t know if they are photoshopped by some creative people or if they are actual commercials from the […]

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Do You Want Facebook To Use Your Photos In Ads?

July 27, 2009

Chances are that with your current privacy settings, you’re allowing Facebook and it’s partners to use YOUR PHOTOS in their advertising material, i.e. some of the ads you see in the right column of Facebook. There’s two things you can do about it, unless you don’t care: 1) Add a watermark to all your pictures, […]

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