Blog Advertising Alternatives
There seems to be new blog advertising alternatives appearing on the scene every week. We've listed here all of those that we are aware of. Do you know of any others? Also please let us know your views on which ones you think work the best.
Adbrite - AdBrite allow you to set your own ad rates, and approve or reject every ad that's purchased for your site. It also enables you to instantly sell ads to your visitors via a "Your Ad Here" link, in addition to selling through AdBrite's marketplace and sales team. Revenue split is 75/25 in your favor.
AdGenta - Service recently released by Quamana. In words of Quamana"AdGenta gives you the freedom and power to make money on your own terms. You can put high paying, relevant ads on your blog easily. We let you easily choose what your ads will be, when and where to put them, and what they look like each and every time, and offer you more money for each click."
AVN ads - AVN sell sponsored links on your behalf. They allow you to set your own ad rates, and approve or reject every ad that's purchased for your site. Revenue split is 75/25 in your favor.
BlogAds - Blogads is a network of bloggers who accept advertising. Restricted to selected publishers generating certain levels of traffic.
BlogSnob - A free advertising service for members of the blogging community.
Chitika - Quite a nifty entry into the market place offering an interesting ad interface. In their words:
"Chitika's flagship service, eMiniMalls, is the industry's first impulse product merchandising service. Based on a proprietary patent pending product merchandising platform, the eMiniMalls service brings a robust comparative shopping engine to web publishers - all packaged in a slick interactive user interface."
Crispads - Here are the reasons Crispads give for choosing their service: 1. Attract advertisers through your readership and through CrispAds web site. 2. You name your monthly price on graphical ads. 3. Earn $0.20 per click-thru on text ads. 3. Choose your own text ads by keyword. 5. Auto-switch-over to graphical ads when your get a graphical sponsor.
Google AdSense - Ubiquitious and effective contextual ad program.
Intelli Txt - This is an interesting ad product from Vibrant media. Ads are revealed only when a user passes their mouse pointer over highlighted keywords embedded in textual content.
Industry Brains - According to Industry Brains they offer "A site specific contextual targeting program that provides an opportunity for publishers to generate incremental revenue while maintaining the editorial integrity of their site."
Kanoodle - Text based, cost per click sponsored links. Kanoodle's products include ContextTarget for content targeted sponsored links, LocalTarget for locally targeted sponsored links, BehaviorTarget for behavioral targeted sponsored links.
LinkAdage Auctions - A link exchange.
MSN Adcenter - Only just released as a beta pilot in the US. Will be another contextual ad platofrm.
OneMonkey - Targeted text advertising. 80/25 split in your favour.
Pheedo - Flexible ad and link sponsorship specialist. 65/35 revenue split in your favour.
TextAds Biz - Textads.biz provide unobtrusive textads on your site.
TextBox Traffic - Text links have been combined with the best features of a banner exchange to attract free traffic to your site.
Text-Link -Ads - Static html links on Web sites.
TxtSwaps - A text link exchange network. It allows you to show links for your own site on other websites in return for showing links to other websites on your own site.
Yahoo Publisher Network - Still in beta - only open to select publishers. Provides contextual ads related to the content of your site.