After graduating with a degree in Computer Science from Denison University, Collin has spent his career focusing on web based technologies and applications. His applications are used by bloggers, shoppers, doctors, and web surfers around the world. On his free time he enjoys golf and surfing.

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Why Should I Use an Ad Server?

“So why should I use an ad server?” This is a question that we’ve gotten a number of times. And this week, I’m going to give you the low down. It’s easy to see advertising as an afterthought when working on making a great website or blog. And in fact, that’s exactly the reason why […]

WordPress HTTPS Everywhere

“I always feel like somebody’s watching me”, the 1984 hit song from Rockwell sums it up…and he might just be right! At the Google I/O Conference back in 2014, Google introduced (or at least endorsed) the principal of HTTPS Everywhere. Where as traditionally HTTPS was only used on login and credit card pages, during the […]

Facebook Instant Article Ads – For Any Site

In this post I’ll be explaining how to place your own ads into Facebook Instant Articles (FBIA) regardless of what kind of website you have. Back in April of last year, AdPlugg launched its support for Facebook Instant Articles (read more here: Facebook Instant Article Ads). In that post, we explained how to place AdPlugg […]

Bot Filtering: AdPlugg Takes on Bot Traffic

What do the Terminator, the Star Wars films, the Matrix, and AdPlugg have in common? They all feature epic battles against robots :-). AdPlugg’s battle is against bot traffic penetrating statistical data. This bot traffic can skew results, show false impressions and even worse, false clicks. This is a major concern and one that we […]

FBIA: 5 Benefits and 3 Negatives

FBIA (Facebook Instant Articles) is a new system from Facebook that offers publishers a number of benefits over traditional mobile browsing. But there are also some negative aspects to it. In this blog post, we are going to be going over the 5 key benefits of FBIA. We’ll also be presenting the 3 primary negative […]

Why Is Facebook Instant Articles Faster?

Facebook Instant Articles is a new feature built into the Facebook mobile app. It allows users to view articles from third party sources at blazingly fast speeds. But how can that be? What makes Facebook Instant Articles faster? With the launch of Instant Articles, Facebook claimed that Instant Articles load 10 times as fast as […]

New Help Videos

We’ve just added a new section to the AdPlugg support site for help videos. The new section includes a number of screencast style video tutorials that teach you how to use AdPlugg. The videos section is broken up by “series”. Right now there is just one series, called “WordPress Ad Plugin Videos”, but we intend […]