FAQ: My First Campaign

How do I set up my first campaign? Mar 06, 2017 03:51PM EST

After creating your Outbrain username, setting up your first campaign only takes a few quick steps. You'll be ...

How do I add my content? Nov 16, 2016 09:39AM EST

Outbrain provides you the option to submit either individual URLs or an RSS feed. The RSS feed option can be ...

What is an ideal campaign duration? Aug 22, 2016 07:32PM EDT

No matter your budget, we always recommend running your campaign according to duration rather than lump sum. O...

How do I define my campaign CPC and budget? Mar 06, 2017 04:02PM EST

Two of the most important aspects of your campaign are the CPC (cost-per-click) and Budget. CPC is the amount ...

How soon will my campaign go live? Aug 10, 2015 03:45PM EDT

Please allow up to one business day for your campaigns and content to be reviewed. Keep in mind this can take ...

Is there a minimum budget? Nov 07, 2016 04:11PM EST

Outbrain's pricing is very simple and entirely under your control. If you’re working with a daily budget, ou...

Are you charged if you don't reach your budget? Aug 10, 2015 04:02PM EDT

We exclusively charge for the clicks you accrue. Your budget is simply acts as a threshold for what you are wi...

I want to promote videos. Do I need to set up my campaign differently? Mar 17, 2017 11:57AM EDT

Videos are an awesome way to engage your audience! We make it easy enough so that you can simply add the video...

Why was my content rejected? Aug 10, 2015 04:04PM EDT

Your content was likely rejected because it fell into one of the categories that violates our Content Guidelin...

I am trying to submit a URL but it isn't validating. What's wrong? Aug 10, 2015 04:12PM EDT

There could be several reasons that a URL isn’t validating: 1. Submitting a homepage or section front ...