What is the Difference Between Chitika Premium and Chitika Select?

You’ve all read about what Chitika Premium ads are. They use your site visitor’s search query to target the ads to their interests. However, it can be tough to understand- Do I have to be a Gold level publisher to get Chitika Premium ads? And what the heck are Chitika Select ads?

It’s August 1st, So Why Haven’t I Received My July Payment Yet?

This is a question we get a lot… and I mean A LOT! For a good reason, too- what the heck is Net 30??

We pay on a Net-30 basis. This means that you will receive your payment for a specific month 30 days after that month ends. Say you made $60.00 in the month of May. You would receive it 30 days later, at the end of June. And that check you received in May? That is for the money you made in April.

Publishers Favor Smartphone Platforms for Mobile Advertising

According to Erick Schonfeld’s report on mobile trends, smartphones now host over 78% of all mobile ads in the United States. He references research from InMobi, one of the world’s largest mobile ad networks, which reviewed mobile ad impressions from quarter to quarter of this year. Now well into quarter two, InMobi already has seen an 11% rise in mobile ad impressions on smartphone platforms. They expect that smartphones will serve 90% of mobile ads by the end of quarter four.

Twitter: A Potential Victim of the Google+/Facebook Showdown

Forbes writer Erika Morphy recently gave us the latest rundown of the Google+, Facebook, and Twitter “clash of the titans” showdown. Rather, clash of the two titans, and one growing giant (Google+). In the article, she states that it’s only a matter of time until Google+ overtakes one of these titans, inevitably causing the victim to “go the way of MySpace.” Morphy speculates that Google+ will take off, and the most likely to fall will be Twitter. Although there are 350 times more daily items shared on Twitter than Google+ right now, she predicts that Twitter will gradually fade into the background while Google+ and Facebook duel it out for years to come.

Google+ is a Legitimate Challenger to Social Networking Superpowers

On June 28th, Google launched their new social networking site, Google Plus. The release instantly grabbed the attention of the tech world, and flooded the blogosphere with all sorts of posts, articles, and videos. The common question has been: “Can Google Plus compete with Facebook and Twitter?” The data analytics team here at Chitika decided to conduct a research study looking at an early indication of growth, and searches. We also wanted to how Google Plus would fare amongst the heavy hitters of social networking.

Twitter to Become More Ad-Friendly

Each June, in luxurious Cannes, France, the Lions International Festival of Creativity is held. This event brings companies in the communications business together to celebrate the year’s most innovative groups. Tim Bradshaw’s attended the festival, and highlights the media attention Twitter executives received there in his article.