Ads have always been a great way to monetize your website or tap into the traffic sources of other people. Here are 19 killer advertising networks for Publishers and Advertisers to growth their business and revenue.
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BuySellAds is a platform for both buying and selling ads all over the internet. They allow tight control of your ad inventory so you’re only showing content you want to your audience to maintain a high level of consistency. You can go as far as setting minimum order volumes someone can sign up for if they want to advertise on your site.
Revconent is a native advertising platform that has seen some amazing growth over the last few years. They have a large network of publishers you can join and they claim to have consistently higher earnings for their publishers than any of the other major platforms. T
Google Adwords is one of the most pervasive display advertising networks in the world and can easily boast the most comprehensive set of publishers. It’s easy to set up and there are no minimums to monetizing your website. This is the first choice for many and will probably remain that way for a long time.
Adblade is currently the largest advertising platform for content-style advertising. To qualify as a publisher, you need at least 500,000 monthly pageviews on your website. The high pageview numbers keep it out of reach for run of the mill spammers and keeps the network strong.
RevenueHits is an Israeli company founded in 2008 that caters to publishers looking to make more money out of their website. They don’t have stringent requirements like other sites on this list and pay out a decent CPM. Once you’re in, it’s simple to create ad space and specify which site you want to display it on.
Bidvertiser could definitely benefit from a website redesign, but that doesn’t take away from the functionality of the site. It was started way back in 2003 as a pay per click platform that pays for clicks as well as conversions from those clicks. There are numerous way you can allow an ad to display on your site including pop under, slide ins, in content, and side bars to name a few.
Advertising.com is the display advertising arm of AOL publishing and have some stricter guidelines for being a publisher. In order to be approved, you need a minimum monthly traffic volume of at least 500,000 impressions. After getting approved, you can access their intuitive dashboard, set restrictions and preferences, and most importantly get performance reports.
Don’t be fooled by the name, Hax Hax is a high-quality platform for both publishers and advertisers alike. In order to be included in their catalogue, you need to have a minimum of half a million visitors to your site every month. Once you get signed up, its smooth sailing and expect to et our payments on time through PayPal or wire transfer.
In order to become a publisher with Pulsepoint, you need to have a site with a lot of original content and care about your design. It should lend itself to working with contextual advertising. Guess what, you get to set the price with this platform, something that almost no one else is doing. A word of caution, if you try to get too greedy then you’ll end up losing out.
Tribal fusion is a pioneer in the online advertising space serving nearly 20 billion ads a month. There are stringent requirements before you can get approved to become a publisher some of which are 500,000 monthly visitors, regularly updating their sites, and a prohibition from displaying sexual content. If you can meet their criteria then it’s a worthwhile place to be in order to get paid well for your services.
Chitika is a powerful platform for publishers that don’t fit into the traditional in-text advertisements. Although there are no minimum requirements for traffic, you’ll be grouped into Gold, Silver and Bronze tiers based on how many impressions you can serve advertisers. The payout is good and it’s a decent alternative to Google AdWords.
Outbrain is a great platform that I’ve personally used and gotten some good results from. If you’re able to target correctly using native advertising, you can get clicks for just a few pennies and maintain a pretty strong conversion rate across your landing pages. It’s definitely a good platform to check out and play with for some awesome exposure.
Taboola is almost the same thing as Outbrain with only slight differences in the publishers they can reach. They serve ads to a network of sites with over 500 million monthly uniques and growing. There is no restriction for signing up with them although many countries are not yet supported. Taboola has been known to deliver clicks at anywhere between 0.01 to 0.5 cents.
IndustryBrains is a standard advertising network that delivers display ads across their network in order to send you targeted traffic. You can get access to over 200 million web surfers through their platform and choose between standard placement or in content placement. A good solution if you can nail the targeting.
Well, I’m impressed, Ad Engage has served over 1.2 trillion ads since inception. They claim you can test out 10,000 ad combinations in exactly sixty seconds, a mind-boggling figure. You get paid every thirty days and their compensation structure is simple and fair.
Advertise.com is a huge network claiming to deliver over 10 billion ad impressions every month. Instead of just working with publishers, they use their own affiliate sites, display ads, and everything else under the sun to make sure you get the traffic you want. They also have a pretty robust retargeting program.