Chitika is online advertising network that quickly become a leader in the Search, Local and Mobile sectors, and is considered the best adsense alternatives.
It’s kind tricky about Chitika ads, they don’t appear directly on your website, not until you go to your website through search engine. So let us say that an visitor searched for some special keyword on for example Google and comes to your website, the ads that appears on your website for this visitor, will be based on what the visitor was searched for.
YOUR CHITIKA ADS NOT SHOWING UP ON YOUR WEBSITE?
Chitika advertising network is geo targeting audience in the US/Canada and UK. Basically to test and see how Chitika ads appear on your website, just add #chitikatest=keyword to your website url replace “keyword” with word you want to see Chitika ads, and hit enter on you keyboard, after that click on refresh the page in your web browser or hit ctr+r on your keyboard. For example to test it on my website it should be like this: http://www.spectralactivities.in/16/posts/8_Automobiles/0/#chitikatest=internet marketing Notice that not every keyword will work, it depends on what keywords Chitika ad network are targeting. So make some tests with different keywords and see if you will get any results. Update! : Recently Chitika did an announcement in their blog at August 3, 2012, that they are now supporting all countries worldwide with their ads units. This is huge news to every publisher. Finally Chitika is worth to test run as adsense alternative or together on same page for some extra revenue.
HOW DOES CHITIKA AD NETWORK WORK?
Here’s a video that show Chitika ads example and explains how does they work. Watch his Video On Youtube
WHAT IS CHITIKA ADVERTISING RATES AND REVENUE?
Chitika provides pretty reasonable payments advertising rates and revenue: Low $0.02-$0.06, Average $0.30 to $0.60, Highest $3
CAN YOU USE CHITIKA AD NETWORK AND GOOGLE ADSENSE TOGETHER ON SAME PAGE?
Yes, you can use Chitika ads with AdSense together on same page, because Chitika ads are non-contextual and do not look like AdSense units. Chitika online advertising network pricing based on CPC (Cost Per Click), PPC (Pay Per Click), CPM (Cost Per Mille) and unique to others advertising ads, Pay-per-call for mobile ads.