Of course, most bloggers are looking for ways to generate income from their blogging efforts and as such partnering with blog advertising sites can help achieve this aim.
A lot of bloggers use Google Adsense as their major source of generating income but there are other blog advertising sites that can be used to make money from your traffic even as you strive to grow your blog.
Google AdSense can sometimes be an unreliable option due to some risks such as an Account getting suspended or banned for reasons not known to you.
Whatever the case may be, there are other efficient and reliable options that can be explored. You will get to understand these better as you read through this article I’ll be showing you a number of other blogs advertising websites that can be explored.
Before going through the list of other blog advertising sites that may work best for you, it is important that you get to know the various advertising pricing models and figure out what may work best for you.
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Blog Advertising Website Pricing Models.
There are various blog advertising website pricing models but some may produce more income than the others as it depends on the size of your audience and engagement.
- Cost Per Acquisition/Action (CPA)
This works when the visitor has to click on the advertisement and also sign up for purchase. This pricing model works better for those that are skilled with affiliate marketing as it can be a hard sell.
- Cost Per Click (CPC)
Cost per click is of great advantage to bloggers with a large and engaging audience. Every time an ad is clicked, you earn. This pricing model is popular with blogging advertisement sites like Google AdSense.
- Cost Per Mille (CPM)
Cost per mille simply means cost per thousand of impressions which are based on the number of impressions a Single ad gets. For advertisers interested in creating brand awareness of new products or services, this works better.
Just as it implies, the rate for this form of Ad is fixed and is usually agreed upon. That is, you generate the same amount of income whether the advert performs well or not. Those involved only assess the effectiveness of the advertisement.
Fixed-rate or flat rate advertising is usually agreed upon privately with those involved in evaluating the performance and success of the advertisement.
The YAIOA Platform can be accessed by visiting www.yaioa.com. From here you:
- Set up an account by registering as a VENDOR
- Create a subscription plan for your site.
- Copy the embed code and post it on your website
Creating a subscription plan is where you put in the description and price of the subscription, tell the subscribers why they should advertise on your site, the traffic you have, and if possible share a screen of your google analytics, SemRush, and any other analytic tool.
- Once this is done, you save your subscription. Your subscription plan is going to pass through a review after which your subscription goes live.
After this, visitors and advertisers that come to the YAIOA site to buy ad space to advertise their products and services would see your site.
and click on the button which then takes them to where they can make payment for the ad space. Easy peasy!
2. Cost Per Mille (CPM)
The CPM pricing model is based on how many impressions you get per ad. CPM stands for ‘Cost Per Mille’ which simply means cost per thousand impressions.
Impressions here mean the number of people that see the advertisement. If you have a large and engaging blog audience with monthly reviews, this may work well for you.
For example, if you charge a CPM of $20, that means that for every 1,000 advertisements that a visitor sees on your website, you’ll earn $20. Popular sites that use CPM are:
This is a popular CPM network among bloggers and website owners. Propeller ads are common in download sites, music sites, video sites, and video streaming websites.
Like Google AdSense, they take up to 30 days to process the payment because they follow the Net30 payment policy. Payments can be received through Payoneer, PayPal, and wire transfer and the minimum payment amount is $100. Approval is instant and it is very easy to join.
The sad thing, however, is that using propeller might be a little bit dangerous to use Facebook ads to drive traffic to your site.
Adsterra was established in 2013 but they have grown in popularity due to the quality services they deliver and its ad formats. High traffic volume isn’t needed to get approved and approval is done within 48 hours.
You get assigned an account manager with great support via email or Skype. Payments are processed every 15 days and for every referral you make, you get a 5% commission.
The downside, however, is that some ads might look like spam and some countries may have a very low CPM rate. Payments can be received via wire transfer, PayPal, Piazza, and Paxum. The minimum payment threshold is $100.
3. Cost Per Click (CPC)
The CPC pricing model/mode of advertising is the most common model of internet advertising. This simply means that an advertiser will pay you once they click their Ad but it offers a peculiar advantage to bloggers who have a highly engaging audience.
CPC is popular with websites like Google AdSense. Depending on how well an advertisement is optimized, the cost per click can range from $1-$10. Just ensure that you understand how ad websites measure their CPC and their process of monitoring clicks.
Infolinks is a great option for new bloggers that want to tentatively try online advertising. It offers a 70% revenue share and uses the CPC model. It also offers options like insearch ads, inframe ads, and intag ads.
They have various payment modes such as PayPal, wire transfer, ACH, check, Western union, or Payoneer. Depending on the mode of payment you’ve chosen, once you’ve reached the initial limit of $50 for Paypal or eCheck or $100 for wire transfer and Western Union.
They are a trusted advertising company with an easy-t0-use dashboard for measuring revenue earned.
Media.net is another alternative that is powered by the Yahoo Bing Network. With media.net, you get assigned to a dedicated account rep that can suggest other ways to generate more revenues from your ads.
Multiple sizes of Ads are available and it doesn’t matter whether you have a small blog or traffic. You would not have a problem getting approved so long as you have quality content.
They use the Paypal and money transfer options payment mode. One of the cons of using Media.net is that it only accepts websites in English and does not accept websites containing forums, discussion boards, chat rooms, etc.
Chikita is one alternative that serves contingent ads with the CPC program. With this platform, you are able to modify your ads and use them along with other advertising websites.
Sadly, it doesn’t have a real-time dashboard report but one great thing about using the Chikita advertising site is that you have a small minimum threshold of $10 if you’re getting paid via PayPal while you have a minimum threshold of $50 if you choose to get paid via check.
4. Cost Per Acquisition/Action (CPA)
CPA ads go beyond just a click. Rather, simply put, it is when a visitor clicks on your ad and completes a particular action when they arrive at the advertiser’s page.
The action could be anything from downloading software, filling out a form, signing up for an offer, etc. The advertiser only pays when the action takes place. It’s as simple as that!
Max Bounty is a very reputable network in the industry as it has managed to stand the test of time. They have one of the highest-paying affiliate programs and offer support to their partners.
Payments are made every week with payment options like a check, PayPal, wire transfer, Payoneer, direct deposit, etc with a minimum payment threshold of $50.
Clickbooth is one of the oldest and most popular networks in the CPA industry. Like max bounty, payments are made on a weekly basis with payment options like Paypal, Wire transfer, ACH, and Checks. The minimum payment threshold is $50. One drawback with Clickbooth is the difficulty in approving new sites.
Peerfly offers its publishers a great dashboard with a range of offers to choose from and great support to their partners. They have around 75,000 active users across 165 countries of the world.
Their minimum payment threshold is $50 with daily, weekly, and bi-weekly payment frequency options. various payment options are check, PayPal, Wire transfer, Payoneer, and ACH.
There you have it. The best part is that most of these blog advertising sites options can still be used along with Google AdSense. Which ones are your favorites? I’m wishing you good luck as you find your perfect match.