For bloggers whether you are newbies or veterans have known with this Advertisement platform who has lead 10 years in business. Founded in 2003 Chitika was locate at Headquarters in Westborough, MA and offices in Hyderabad, India.
This company has many awards during it’s role. Has more than 350,000+ quality publishers around the world, four billion strategically targeted ads served per month, access to top tier advertising partners like Yahoo!, SuperMedia and HomeAdvisor and other great accomplishment.
What interesting about Chitika is one of advertisement platform that you can place aside along with google Adsense. So if you are Google Adsense publisher you could have double income with Chitika.
My self have experienced with chitika a few years ago when I still blogging on blogspot platform and yeah! I was still newbie in blogging stuff at the time and I’ve got a lot of lesson from Chitika actually.
Yesterday I’ve got an e-mail from chitika that said “Chitika Now Supports Payout to 200 Countries.”
Hmm! That was good news! but also I got a “bad news” that Chitika will no longer support payment with PayPal, Due to multiple problems with Paypal payments (including international regulations), they said. They have confirm and decided to migrate to Payoneer as the only payment option.
The good news is Payoneer is supported in 200 countries around the globe in 150 currencies. If Payoneer is not an option for you (for whatever reason), unfortunately you will not be able to use Chitika to monetize your websites. They’ve said.
I think it’s fair enough, so guys if are now want to work with Chitika you have to setup a Payoneer account if you don’t have one.
Chitika rules you may need to know
This is based what I’ve read and what I have experience with. This is things you may need to know before applying to work with Chitika advertisement platform your blog.
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- Chitika will do a transfer to your Payoneer account when your account balance crosses $50.
- Yes! you can place Chitika ads aside with google adsense in harmony and create double income.
- You only need one account and place ads in multiple website/blog.
- Make sure your blog have a rich traffic to generate income.
- Best result if your blog has major audience from US and Canada.
Note! This is just my summary reviews only, you can visit Chitika website for more info.
Other news & new features
As they said,
Doubleclick by Google Ad Exchange Partnership
Chitika is pleased to announce a partnership with Google’s DoubleClick Ad Exchange in which Chitika brings your ad supply to the Doubleclick Ad Exchange. Google’s DoubleClick Ad Exchange is the world’s largest demand pool of advertisers. The exchange has multiple ad features with built-in optimization to help make the most of every impression.
DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Optimization
You just have to login and hit Optimize. Thats it! With a single click, you can see what you need to do to get your website ready for maximum earnings. With this self-service tool, you will clearly see what actions you need to take to increase your earnings. Whether its wrong placement of ads, or just wrong selection of hosting providers, the Optimize tool runs multiple tests to show you how to increase your earnings.
My opinion it’s a great tools, you can say.
Try it your self
So.. if you have a blog, why not try to monetize with Chitika. It’s a good alternatives if you are don’t get approved or get banned by Google Adsense.
And if you want to try become a new publisher you can go to the Chitika website, click here to Sign Up. After sign up and get approved you can always dig for more info by click the “Help” page in top right on your Chitika account Nav bar.
This post is just a short review and response of Chitika news after I read the news by e-mail. If you already a Chitika publisher you may need to check your e mail and read them for more information.
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