Pop up vs popunder

A pop under is a paid ad that will appear in that page’s sidebar or bottom of the page. You set a target number of popups per page, and they appear for a set amount of time.

Popups typically work best when you have a captive audience, with at least a small amount of web traffic to your site. We use them all the time to get people’s attention, but I’d never suggest setting one up on a page that you don’t know very well.

A popup is an ad that you can set up anywhere on your website and that will appear in the sidebar, or on the bottom of the page. I’ve used it on my blog numerous times to get visitors to subscribe to my newsletter and I’ve used it on my sidebar to promote a giveaway.

Popups are often used to boost engagement, build loyalty, or get people to take action. They can even be used to build brand awareness, but I wouldn’t recommend that.

Here’s why.

If you use a popup on a page that isn’t very well-known to your audience, then your visitors probably aren’t going to know that it’s there. You can’t expect them to be aware that you have a popup on your page, and when they’re used it’s likely that they’re going to leave.

I’ve had popups on pages where I didn’t know the owner or the blog that was hosting the page. In each case, I sent an email asking if they wanted to place the popup on their own page or if they wanted to place it on mine. In every case, they either said no or said they weren’t sure.

If you don’t know who’s on your page, or you don’t know who’s visiting your blog, then you can’t use popups to gain a captive audience.

The best way to use popups is if you know who’s on your page, whether that’s someone who has a lot of web traffic to your page or you’re looking to gain more subscribers to your email list.

You want to find the right balance between your time and money.

The key to successful popups is being subtle. Don’t be pushy with the pop up. They’re designed to get a few people on your page to take action, so it’s okay to use them sparingly.

They have to be timed well, and if you use them too often then you’re going to run out of money.

There are different types of popups to choose from, so I’d recommend reading this if you want to know more about them.

Popup vs. popunder: The difference

There is a difference between a pop under and a popup.

A pop under is just a small ad that appears in the sidebar or the bottom of the page and typically lasts a few seconds.

A popunder is a different type of ad that can appear on your page or in a post that you share on social media. It’s usually a little more in-depth, and they usually have a longer lifespan.

Why are popups better?

Think about how you use popups. You see them all the time when you visit websites that have a lot of web traffic. You see them on blog posts that are popular, on social media, and in the sidebar of your browser or in your inbox.

They’re a little less intrusive than a pop up. They don’t take up as much space and they can be placed anywhere on your page.

You can use them to get people’s attention, gain their attention, or to get people to take action.

Popups are a little better at getting people’s attention than popunder because they’re not as intrusive.

To improve your popups, start by setting them up in a place that’s easy to find. You don’t want to hide them, and you don’t want to use them too often.

When you’re using pop up ads, make sure they’re on a page that you know well and that you know has a lot of traffic. This will increase your chances of getting a captive audience.

You can also use popups to get people to subscribe to your email list. It’s not a great strategy to use to build brand awareness, but it’s a great way to build a relationship with your subscribers.

How do pop ups work?

When you use popups ads, you’re using a form that people fill out to get your product or service.

If you need help creating your popups, then I’d recommend checking out my blog guide here.

When you use popups, you have a choice of whether you want to use a popup or a pop under.

The difference between the two is that a popup will stick around after it disappears, and a pop under doesn’t.

If you use a pop under, then you have to wait for the page to reload, but if you use a popup then it will stay on your page and you can get a captive audience from it.

If you haven’t created your popups yet, then I recommend that you use a pop up to set them up. If you’re using a popup, then I recommend making sure that it’s on a page that you know well and that you know has a lot of traffic, because that’s the best way to get a captive audience.

How do I create a pop up?

To create a pop up, you’ll need to follow the steps below.

1. Select the pop up that you want to create and then you’ll need to select the type of pop up you want to create.

The type of pop up you’re creating will depend on how you want to use the pop up.

If you want to use it to get people to sign up to your email list, then you’ll want to use an email popup.

If you want to use it to get people to take action, then you’ll want to use a popup.

You also have the option to turn off the scroll bars if you want to make your pop up less intrusive.

2. Then you’ll need to enter your popup code and add your website’s address.

You can find this information on your website’s help section, or on your website’s settings page.

3. Then you’ll need to fill in your information and press the save button.

If you don’t fill in your information, then the pop up won’t work. You can use this post by Lizzie Bird to create your pop up.

4. Then you’ll need to wait for the pop up to load, and then you’ll need to wait for your message to appear.

You have a few options for how you can do this.

  • You can click on the ‘More info’ button, and then you can see a pop up of the website that the pop up is from.
  • You can use the back button.
  • You can use the scroll bars.


If you’d like to find out more about creating pop ups, then read my blog post on the topic here. If you need help creating pop ups, then check out my blog guide to help you out.

If you need help creating popups, then I’d recommend checking out my blog guide and my blog post about how to create pop ups.

If you need help creating pop ups, then I’d recommend checking out my blog guide and the pop up I created for this post.

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