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Author Topic: blog post: What Will Replace Pay-Per-Click Advertising? (click fraud discussion)  (Read 1632 times)


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What Will Replace Pay-Per-Click Advertising?
I predicted months ago that click fraud would cause advertisers to lose faith in pay-per-click advertising, and so it is coming to pass, according to a new study by Outsell that estimates click fraud at $800 million (not so far from the middle of my back-of-the-envelope estimates):
The perception of pervasive fraud has prompted many advertisers to change their spending. Many are asking why they should fork over money - significant amounts, in some cases — for phantom shoppers.