Property118 Growth & Google Partnership

by Mark Alexander

10:14 AM, 19th February 2016
About 3 years ago

Property118 Growth & Google Partnership

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Property118 Growth & Google Partnership

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Property118 Growth

Early indications are that Property118.com will deliver in excess of 5 million page views in 2016.

To help fund the web-servers required to keep pace with this remarkable level of growth we have partnered with Google Adsense. This makes a lot of sense given that we are a Google News Feed and that Property118 already uses so much Google technology.

Google Adsense will place banner adverts after every three comments posted by readers. The adverts will be optimised for the benefit of the user. In other words, every reader will see different adverts depending upon what they have recently been searching on their computer or mobile device. In my case I’m bound to see lots of adverts for Malta. This is because I’ve been researching the island as my wife and I will be emigrating there at the end of March. If you see adverts for dog food it’s probably because you have a dog. If you see adverts for sex, drugs and rock n roll …… well ….. no comment! 😉

Google Adsense

The nice thing is, the advertising will be subtle. You will only see advertising for products and services that you are likely to have an interest in, and unlike other forums they shouldn’t spoil your user experience.

Whenever you click on one of these adverts we will receive a few pence towards the running costs of Property118. That might not sound a lot, however, with the amount of readers we are attracting the numbers could soon add up.

If you see an advert for a product or service you were considering to buy or use anyway please click on it, you will be doing us a favour.

If we make enough money from Google Adsense we also hope to develop a Property118 Communications App to give away to all of our members. The App will provide updates on articles and comment notifications in a similar way to Facebook, thus negating the need for us to send you so many emails. The App will be Android, iPhone (IOS) and desktop compatible.

We will, of course, still be heavily reliant upon donations so if you would like to have the Property118 Comminications App a bit quicker please CLICK HERE 🙂



Comments

Dr Rosalind Beck

12:59 PM, 19th February 2016
About 3 years ago

Good plan, Mark. Why look a gift horse in the mouth?

Emsal Ahmet

8:49 AM, 20th February 2016
About 3 years ago

Good work Mark, I'll be sure to click on the adds. Also, It would be interesting to read about your research into emigrating to Malta and what helped your decision, Rgds

Paul Mahoney

9:22 AM, 20th February 2016
About 3 years ago

Great steps forward Mark
I keep seeing our Nova Financial adverts
Thank goodness for remarketing

Martin S

11:42 AM, 20th February 2016
About 3 years ago

Although good news for those running the web-site, this is not good news for the rest of us using it. We have Google trying to muscle in on every aspect of our lives (Now even including this web-site) and their continued hijacking of the world wide web continues unabated. They are not a force for good, but wish to assimilate and control information, for their own profit.

Just look at how many web-sites Google own (who pay little or no tax in the UK, and most other countries) from YouTube to Skype. I seem to spend a lot of my on line time trying to avoid Google, and the way they try to gather information from us.

If I happen to go on to one of the web-sites under their control, they wont allow me access, unless I agree to their terms & conditions. Saying YES to any one of these sites means that Google can have access to all the files on my PC, Laptop, Tablet, Phone, and they keep a watch on what I'm looking at on line. The Android operating system on many Tablets/Phones is a Google system, and means they can access anything via this.

Is this what you want? Big Brother, in the shape of Google, (Amongst others) watching everything you are thinking & doing. Sorry, but property118.com will be off limits for me from now on.


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