Nowadays, advertising networks are great earning sources for bloggers all around the globe.
When you decide to monetize your site and traffic, undoubtedly the first option that crosses your mind is Google AdSense. There is no issue with that as AdSense is the largest ad network and the quality of their advertisements are second to none. But that does not make it one among the best ad networks in the world.
Top 5 Ad Networks for Small Publishers
Today, publishers have access to numerous ad networks in various different niches, providing diverse solutions and options to monetize your site better.
Every advertising network claims themselves to be the best, confusing publishers. To clear out this confusion, we bring another list of top five ad networks for publishers for 2017.
AdCash is one of the leading platforms that provide high quality ads at economical prices. A huge inventory with more than 1000 advertising campaigns running on its platform ensures better targeting via ads.
Along with all standard ad-formats, AdCash has some other formats like site-under, side-footer, interstitial, slide-in and background as well. So if you are looking to make money from your app, website or blog, it definitely has the capability to meet your expectations.
It also does not require any minimum view count. Minimum payout on AdCash is $100 and it pays through Paypal, Skrill, Bank Transfer and WebMoney.
Model: CPM, CPC, CPA
Minimum traffic: N/A
Adsterra is another premium advertising network for publishers. Presently, it serves more than 10 billion geo-targeted impressions every month, describing the mega size of its network.
It supports almost all kinds of verticals and layouts, and thus ensures a 100% fill rate and monetization of their ad-inventory. It works with all major formats like pushup, interstitial, display banner, pop unders, sliders and direct links.
Adsterra provides advertising solutions for both mobile and web. A publisher needs to have minimum 50000 monthly impressions to work with Adsterra.
Model: CPM, CPC, and CPA
Minimum traffic: 50,000
Adbuff is another great advertising platform that can lead to some healthy earnings for publisher. With support of almost all major types of ads, it works with Real Time Bidding technology which ensures greater earnings for publishers.
However, Adbuff has some strict acceptance rules. Publishers need to have a minimum visitor count of 2000 per day and the content must be in English. Also, the joining process can take 5 to 7 days on Adbuff.
Adbuff is a great platform for those who publish premium content on their website. Adbuff also provides a $25 joining bonus when a publishers joins its network.
Minimum traffic: 2,000 per day
Bidvertiser is another excellent ad network that can lead to higher earnings than expected. Although it works on CPC model, publishers can earn some extra money through its unique monetization model. Under Bidvertiser, if a customer clicks ad on your page and also performs any action on advertiser’s page, then the publisher gets extra money.
Thus, Bidvertiser offers benefits of both CPC and CPA models. Bidvertiser supports formats like banners, rectangles, skyscrapers, and mobile. It also provides a very good customization model using which you can adjust ads according to the look of your website.
It does not require any minimum view count and keeps $10 as minimum payout. Payment method used is PayPal.
Model: CPA, CPC
Minimum traffic: None
Clicksor is another popular ad network that is serving more than 900 million advertisements on its more than 1,00,000 publisher sites. It scans your website and provides the best contextual ads, which results in more number of clicks.
It offers a very easy method of joining its network as you just need to download and install its plug-in for Blogger, WordPress, Joomla or Drupal. Its easy activation makes it quite popular amongst new bloggers.
Clicksor offers banner ads, in-text ads, rich media, interstitials and pop ups. It does not demand any minimum traffic and keeps $50 as minimum payout.
Model: CPM, CPC, CPV, and CPI
Minimum traffic: None
Why an Ad Network is Important
As we talked in the beginning that the ultimate aim is to earn money. To provide the best content on our webpage, we need to spend time and money. A website that just costs money and does not give any return, can shut down in a short period.
Therefore, earning through advertising can be a good source for funding upcoming projects.
Alongwith having an ad-network, an important aspect is to have a relevant ad-network. It is quite probable that the ad-network that is used by everyone may not fit your needs, therefore, you need to be careful while choosing an ad-network for your web page.
Hope this article helps you find the best one for you.