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BTW... I looked at your site (you've come a long way, all those late nights have paid off) and your advertiser section is really great.

Should be a good guideline for people to follow.

You've broken your site down into zones and regions similar to the way I have, (at least on paper), but I have also added the sidebar for 120x30/60/90/120/240 banners, which can hold up to 5 banners (I'm still trying to figure out a non-intensive way of letting sidebar only hold 5 banners or 15 - 30 pixel units of advertising -- ie: 5 120x90 banners max. (my pages go deep enough to display that next to content on 99% of all pages) That means a 120x240 banner would be paired with at most two other banners (complicated, but I know what I'm trying to do <G>)

I think you had said you were using advertpro, so how did you create the overlapping zones/etc.

What I want to do, in the long run, is something I said in a previous very, very long winded post a few months ago.

1) Advertisers set up accounts.

2) They can add banners to their accounts either as general banners (default group) or as banner-families (related banners that would be rotated/displayed together).

3) A banner is a single sort of display unit that may come in any of the 5 or 7 sizes supported by industry standards, and/or the site. (So banner Red_dress_01a can have sizes 468x60, 234x60, 120x60, 88x31, etc). If the banner is selected for a region, only the correct size would display, if available).

4) The site is divided into display slots (usually called regions)

5) These regions (display slots) are grouped into zones, which are just groups of regions.

6) A campaign would consist of banner-families and regions or zones.

7) An advertiser creates campaigns by selecting banners and banner-families and inserting them into a group. That group is then displayed/deployed over a group of zones.

8) A publisher, determines regions (banner slots) and zones, and rules for those display areas (such as CPC/CPM,etc).

It's complicated, especially on first read, but the more I play with this, the more simple it seems.

Any thoughts? Comments? Anyone??


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