There are many ways you can generate revenue from your blog.
I’ve prepared this list for you.
To make your job easier and better manage advertisements, in this post I’ll share 5 unique plugins that’ll help you display ads on your blog and handle them efficiently.
Let’s get in to right away.
Top WordPress Ad Management Plugins in 2018
1. WP Advanced Ads
Advanced Ads is the plugin I use here at BforBloggers. It fast and very easy to use. With Advanced Ads, you can display any kind of ad in any area you want such as in content, before/after content, sidebar, header/footer and so on.
In fact, Advanced Ads is a full featured and extremely powerful when it comes to making most out of your ad spots and placements. It includes powerful Ad rotation features, multiple ad types to choose from and special AdSense support.
- Track impressions and click on your ads
- Compare ads and periods
- Share reports via a link or Email
- Limit Ads views by the overall number of impressions or licks
- Spread impressions or clicks equally over a given period
- AMP page support & special placements (pro)
- Ability to sell ads directly from your website
You can easily display specific ads to only specific or group of specific people. Or you can use the display conditions along with geo-targeting. Advanced ads is one of the few WordPress plugins which get dedicated free support after sales. Advanced Ads is an officially recommended way to insert AdSense Ads on a WordPress website or blog.
AdSanity is a premium ad management plugin that helps to insert and to manage ads easy. It has one of the easiest to use and simple interface you’ll see for a plugin that’s so much power.
It lets you quickly enable ad units for various areas on your blog or website and comes with plenty of features such as:
- Tracking clicks
- Action filters
- Display rules
- Group ads
- Date sensitive ads
- Time-sensitive ads
and more powerful features. AdSanity is built by keeping focuses primarily on the publisher’s needs.
You can choose too simply your own ads as it comes with custom CSS editor. It supports shortcodes to display ads anywhere manually.
AdSanity also gives a good customer support and comes with a thorough documentation. AdSanity also allows you to extend its features by purchasing add-ons such as ad-block detection and affiliate ads management.
3. Ad Inserter
Ad Inserter is also one of the recommended ways to display AdSense ads on your WordPress website by Google itself. It lets you easily display ads on your blog and has a free and premium version as well.
It comes with many features including multiple ad slots, easy targeting and one-click placement options. If you are looking for a simple and straightforward plugin to manage ads on your blog, Ad Inserter is what you should be using.
Ad Inserter comes with all powerful ad targeting features (in pro version) such as:
- Content-based targeting
- Archive based targeting
- Device level targeting
You can set where to display each ad slot you create individually. this makes changing and rotating ads convenient and fast. Moreover, Ad Inserter supports custom CSS and visual editor. Which means you create your own ads from scratch.
The plugin supports shortcodes, letting you display ads wherever you want by simply putting a shortcode there. The free version of AInserterer plugin should be enough for anyone just starting out.
4. Insert Post Ads
Insert Post Ads is a free plugin which comes handy when you want to add AdSense ads automatically across your website. As the name defines, Insert Post Ads is focused on helping people add in-post ads.
The Insert Post Ads developer suggests ads which are in between the blog posts and other content you may have turned out to be the best performing and bring more click-throughs.
The plugin helps you insert different types of ads including affiliate banners after any number of paragraphs you decide. You can also set to insert ads before and after posts.
You can also display ads in your custom post types. Custom post types are when you create sperate and new post types such as our deals section.
Since there’s no special AMP support in this particular plugin, you will have to disable the ads to be shown in AMP pages.
Insert Post Ads supports geo-targeting as well. If you want something very easy to use, this is a plugin you should consider.
With AdRotate you can start to display your advertisements in minutes. The plugin is very beginner friendly and comes with every feature you’ll think of.
Whether it is to show ads in between or at the end of your blog posts, you’ll find AdRottate makes it fast. Initially, i is a free plugin but It also comes with a pro version which lets you:
- Mobile optimized ads
- Advertiser-specific campaigns
- Tracking and reporting dashboard
- Campaign scheduling
- Visibility options
- Maximum click limit
and more. You’ll also get full support from the AdRotate team.
You would also like to read how you can overcome ad blindness and make more money.
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So, which plugin you chose? Let me know by leaving a comment below right now.