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Buying Ad Inventory with On-Site Shopping Cart

Last Updated on May 27, 2016

The On-Site Shopping Cart is a secure, 128-bit SSL encrypted shopping cart provided by BuySellAds that allows advertisers to purchase ad inventory directly from a publisher’s website.

How It Works

Publishers that have the On-Site Shopping Cart installed can either include an ad inventory block, which lists all their available ad zones, or place individual “Advertise Here” links in various locations on their site.

Inventory Block
The inventory block provides information about each ad zone such as the name of the zone, the size, and the amount of impressions available.

Advertise Here Links
Publishers may choose to place custom “Advertise Here” links on their website. Those links are often placed on their advertising page, or directly below each ad zone on their site.

Clicking on either “Add to Cart” buttons or “Advertise Here” links will trigger a floating cart to appear in the top right corner of the page allowing you to review your cart.

When ready, you can click on the “Edit Items and Checkout” button and a modal window will open.

Inside this modal window you will see all the inventory you’ve selected on the publisher’s site. It will prompt you to enter information about your ad such as the destination URL, the alternate text, and an image/creative. You will also be able to edit the amount of impressions you are purchasing (for CPM ads) – and the price will update to reflect the changes.

When you’re satisfied, simply click on “Save and Checkout“. If you have an account with BuySellAds and are currently logged in, you will be taken directly to the payment page. If you do not have a BuySellAds account or are logged out, you will see the following screen:

If you have purchased ads with BuySellAds in the past, simply login to your account on the left side of the page and click “Login“. If it’s your first time buying ads with us, enter your preferred email address on the right and click “Continue“.

On the next screen you can fill out your credit card information and review the terms of the purchase as well as the price. If you have purchased ads with BuySellAds before, you may already have a credit card in your account. If that is the case, you can select the desired card on that page – or enter a new one.

Once you’re satisfied and ready to complete the order, click on “Submit for Approval”. Please do not close your browser window while the order is processing. Once the payment goes through, you will be see a success page.

If you ordered using an existing BuySellAds account, the “View Your Account” button will take you directly to your account over at BuySellAds. If it was your first purchase with BuySellAds, clicking the “View Your Account” button will take you to a form on our site where you can complete your account information. You will also receive a confirmation email for your purchase.