No Mobile Version of Your Site? There's a Mobile Ad for That

AdMob now offers mobile ads for non-mobile sites.

It's called the Adaptive Mobile Ad Unit. The ad automatically scales, even when users scale to view desktop versions of websites on their mobile browsers.

The ad appears - and stays - at the top of the page. Initially, this is only being rolled out for iPhone traffic.

A demo of the ad can be found by visiting on the mobile Safari browser on an iPhone. Here's a screenshot:


Download the code by signing into your AdMob account, creating a new site and selecting "iPhone Web."

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.