If you are a WordPress blogger, you know the importance of ad networks. The right ad network will help you monetize your website without hindering the user experience.
There are many ways to earn money by blogging. Placing ads on your blog is a great way to earn passive income with just a little effort.
Today we are going to talk about ten of the best Ad networks available for all sizes of publishers. These ad networks are great in terms of payout and ease of use.
We will also discuss about how difficult or easy it is to get approved for these ad networks and disadvantages, if any.
Top 10 ad networks for publishers, advertisers and WordPress bloggers
Top 10 best ad networks for WordPress bloggers:
The best ad network for publishers around the world, Adsense is one network which is used by all bloggers.
Adsense offers CPC-based ads and is one of, if not, the biggest ad providers in the game. If you want to get approved, be ready to follow some strict guidelines. Since it is owned by Google, you get quality ads which enhance your user experience as well.
It is a bit difficult to get approved but the flexibility to show customised ads and ease of use are some advantages of this network.
Adsense has a minimum payout threshold of 100$ which is easy to earn if you have decent traffic and great content. It pays through cheques, EFT, wire transfer, and western union.
Struggling to get approved? Read now: How To Apply For Google Adsense So That You Get Approved.
Do you already have an adsense account? Then, read this: Google Adsense Tips — 5 Tips To Double Your Adsense Earnings
Another great ad network for both new and established bloggers, Media.net offers contextual ads of CPA, CPM, and CPC programs. It is powered by Bing and Yahoo so the quality of advertisers is very high and the publishers can also use ads from Yahoo and Bing.
The ads offered by Media.net look very distinct in comparison to other ad networks so it is better if you have a theme which matches the ad design.
Media.net has a minimum payout of 100$ and pays through PayPal and Web Money. There is no minimum traffic requirement which is a good feature for new and small publishers.
3. Propeller Ads
With instant approval and fast payments, Propeller Ads is a popular ad network for bloggers who work across multiple genres and screen types like mobile, desktop, social media, software, games etc.
Propeller Ads offer CPM, CPA, and CPC ad programs and real-time reporting for all the ads. This makes it easy to track the performance and earnings easily. The minimum payout is 100$ for PayZa and Payoneer and 550$ for wire transfer.
A great ad network for small publishers, Pop Ads is a premium ad network with instant approval. It offers a better CPM rate than other ad networks and there are no minimum traffic requirements.
PopAds supports all kinds of websites and the minimum payout is 5$ unlike other networks which have a higher threshold. They pay through Payoneer and Paypal and you also have an option to set-up auto withdrawal.
If you have a good volume of search traffic, Chitika is one ad network you should definitely use, as it monetizes search traffic. It is a popular network among new bloggers and some also consider it as an alternative to Adsense.
Chitika grants instant access and has no minimum traffic requirements.
In addition to a low payment threshold of 10$ for PayPal and 50$ for cheque, this network also provides great support for publishers and advertisers. However, stay away from invalid clicking as Chitika will ban your account immediately, if it detects any invalid activity.
Popular for its in-text ad formats, Infolinks is a great way to monetize your website if it is content-centric. It has many trusted advertisers like eBay, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, etc which offer timely payments.
Infolinks offer in-text ads, overlay ads, banner ads, in-screen and in-frame ads and you can choose the ones which you want to display on your website.
The minimum threshold is 50$ and it pays through PayPal, Payoneer, bank wire transfer, and echeck.
A great way to earn 10$-100$ a day, Revenuehits is a CPA-based ad network which pays the publisher for every completed action on the website they own. It pays 10$ to 50$ for each completed action. This network does not pay for any clicks or impressions unlike other networks but offers very high CPA rates.
Revenuehits has a variety of ad formats you can choose from, to place on your website and gives instant approval. The minimum payout is 50$ and it pays through Payoneer, Bank transfer, and PayPal.
Bidvertiser is an old, yet trusted ad network which offers so many types of ad formats that it becomes easy to choose the types which suit your blog well. They do not offer very high-quality ads but the ease of use, timely payments, and low payout threshold of 10$ make this network a preferred choice for WordPress bloggers. It pays via cheque, bank transfer, and PayPal.
With minimum traffic criteria of 2000 unique visitors per day to get approved, Adbuff is a premium CPM and CPC-based ad network which offers high CPM rates.
Adbuff has big advertisers registered with them who offer quality ads. It has an easy interface and also offers a mobile app for publishers.
They pay through PayPal, Bitcoin, Payoneer, and wire transfer and the minimum payout threshold is 100$.
10. Hilltop Ads
One of the very few ad networks with anti-adblocker technology, Hilltop Adsoffer CPA, CPM, and CPC-based ads with real-time tracking statistics for medium and big publishers.
Hilltop Ads is not very feasible for websites with low traffic. Since the ads have anti-adblocker technology, you can get paid for almost all the traffic. The network is easy to use and offer many different types of ads.
The minimum payout is 50$ and they pay via Payoneer and Bitcoin.
So these are ten of the best ad networks available for WordPress bloggers which are great for all kinds of publishers. They provide trusted ad delivery and timely payouts in various ways so that publishers across the world earn through their ads.
These networks are also great in terms of the variety of ads they serve, so that the bloggers can choose the ones which look great with their theme and site design. You can earn up to 10$ — 200$ per day with ads, if you choose the right ad network which delivers customised ads to your website.
Which ad network are you currently using? Know any other ad network for publishers which pay well and are easy to use on WordPress?
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