Book Advertising via Blogs
If you want to run an advertising campaign for
your book, website, product, or service, check out the following blog and website
advertising services. OR, if you want to be paid for blogging, also check out
the following website advertising services. You should be both a
paid blogger or website owner as well as an advertiser.
- John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books
Blog and Website
Display Advertising Programs
http://www.blogads.com - Megan Mitzel; 919-636-4551. Email:
email@example.com. Sells ads on 3,500 blogs covering 50 niches.
Publishing advertising info:
http://web.blogads.com/advertise/book_hive. Author advertising info:
http://web.blogads.com/book_marketing. If you want to sell ads on your site:
http://web.blogads.com/publisher_html. If you want Blogads to place ads on
your site, they take a 14% cut of ad buys directly on your site and 30% cut from
those through their order pages and sales team. The average blogger makes about
$50 per month with the most popular pulling up to $10,000+ per month.
- An online ad network composed of 2,200 women's blogs.
http://www.blogkits.com - Forge
Corporation; 800-841-1369. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Allows you to place banner display ads as well as text
ads on your blog and get paid when a sale is made (not pay per click, but pay
per sale). Under their BlogKits Review
program, you can get paid to write about other products, services, and websites.
If you would like to advertise via their network, click here:
Brainiads: http://www. brainiads.com
- Many book and
literary blogs are part of this advertising network for the arts community.
http://www.buysellads.com - For bloggers
as publishers or advertisers.
http://www. buzzlogic.com - Email:
bloggers who create quality content with higher cost per thousand impressions.
B5Media Ad Network:
Monetize your blog
without having to spend time trying to attract advertisers. Details:
http://www.b5media.com/blog-with-us. Features 300+ blogs with 10 million
unique visitors per month.
http://www.chitika.com/premiumads.php - 300 Nickerson Road, Marlborough MA
01752; 866-441-7203; 508-449-3870. Matches relevant and targeted ads
with website content. Can be used with Google AdSense. Founded in 2003. Alexa
rank: 2,180 in March 2011.
http://www.clipsyndicate.com - Search
licensed professional video content from 300 providers, choose the most relevant
video content for your site, embed a player directly into your site, and earn
money from the featured content. You can also advertise with them and become a content provider.
Get paid to display video ads on your blog or website. Many sizes and topics available.
Complex Media Network:
- A targeted ad network and distributed media platform aimed at 20-something
men, with 53 million page views per month.
Allows adveritisers to stream live content into their ads. You can apply for their Beta service right now.
http://www.doubleclick.com - Performics,
111 Eighth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York NY 10011; 212-271-2542; 866-459-7606.
Facebook Ads: http://www.facebook.com/ads
ads run on the user profile pages so you can target users using tight
demographic data (which Facebook has captured when people build their pages).
For about 20 cents per click, you can feature text and an image. You pay only
when people click on your ad. Not many people have stumbled upon this
advertising opportunity yet so it's wide open.
FeedBurner Ad Network:
- FeedBurner, the RSS feeder for
many blogs (and now owned by Google), offers advertising opportunities on blogs
and blog feeds. If your blog is fed by FeedBurner, you could participate in their ad network as well.
- The #1 online food property reaching 14 million unique users monthly. We
partner exclusively with 4,251 editorially-vetted food bloggers, connecting
brands with tastemakers in a way no other food social media company can do.
That's millions of home cooks, food lovers, recipe tasters, and grocery store
shoppers your brand should connect with.
http://www.gorillanation.com - Claims
to be the world's largest online ad sales rep firm. They represent 500 leading
web publishers with 60 million unique visitors per month. Publisher information:
http://www.gorillanation.com/publishers. Advertiser information:
Go Viral Network:
http://www.goviralnetwork.com - Get
paid to feature videos on your website.
http://www.hypecircle.com - A hip
tastemaker advertising network. Publisher info:
http://www.hypecircle.com/index.php/for-publishers. Advertising info:
http://www.hypecircle.com/index.php/for-advertisers. Reaches 9 million
unique visitors every month. You can select which websites you advertise on. Aimed at ages 18 to 34.
http://www.indieclick.com - Represents 200+
important online destinations for music, film, entertainment, culture, and
community. Their represented websites reach more than 50 million 13-35-year-olds
within online communities, widgets, viral videos, blogs, films, and digital products. Publisher information:
http://www.indieclick.com/publishers.htm. To apply to be part of the
IndieClick network, email email@example.com. Advertiser information:
Communities - 20 sites, 25 mm uniques
Blogs - 60 sites, 15 mm uniques
Film and Entertainment - 12 sites, 30 mm uniques
Music - 70 sites, 30 mm uniques
Culture - 20 sites, 14 mm uniques
Gossip - 5 sites, 14 mm uniques
Hip-Hop - 15 sites, 18 mm uniques
Youth - 10 sites, 15 mm uniques
http://www.kiptronic.com - Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Provides dynamic
ad insertion and ad campaign management tools for rich media content publishers.
Allows audio and video ad insertion.
877-532-3745. “By using the I-SaveNow Form, for the first time in the E-commerce history, a Blogger can sell Leads, produced
from their own Blogs in various verticals, directly into the World's Largest
Exclusive Leads Marketplace.” Offers a marketplace for lead buyers and sellers.
http://www.logicalmedia.com - Get paid
to run their ads. Also 5% referral program for life: Make Money
with Display Ads and Affiliate Referrals.
888-653-8372 - Provides publishers with access to hundreds of top-notch
advertisements designed to maximize online profits. Publisher information:
http://www.marketleverage.com/publishers.php. Advertiser information:
http://www.socialspark.com - A social
marketing network that connects advertisers and bloggers together in an online
advertising marketplace. Associated with Izea and PayPerPost.
http://www.traffiq.com - An online ad exchange directly connecting buyers
and sellers, advertisers and publishers. Ads include display ads, text ads, and
rich media ads. Publishers include TimeOut, HealthCentral.com, SportsCar.com,
Drudge Report, and eDiets. Allows you to feature anonymous listings for
advertisers or advertising space.
Travel Ad Network:
Provides advertising opportunities on travel websites around the world. Includes
over 47 million impressions a month with 11.7 million unique visitors. They
reach one out of five online travelers. In early summer 2008, they closed a
round of financing for $15 million.
Travel Ad Network has a proven track record of generating very profitable,
high-margin revenue for travel website publishers like LonelyPlanet, Rand
McNally, FlightView, Viator, Rough Guides, EuropeForVisitors.com, HotelsByCity,
and more. Aggregating an audience of over 14.5 million unique users per month
makes us the largest online travel information audience on the Internet. Our
audience reach has successfully attracted the attention of major media buyers in
the travel space. Thus, establishing a great reputation based on trust and
customer service by assuring buyers that we are the exclusive representatives
for the inventory we represent.
We will bring you household name, well-branded advertisers which add value to
your user experience and make you more money. We build your brand with top
travel advertisers. For example, here is a short list of our past advertisers
that ran on our sites: Hilton, Visa, Disney, Dollar Rent a Car, Colgate,
Marriott, Best Western, Travelocity, British Airways, Avis, various Tourism
Boards and CVBs, American Airlines, American Express, CitiCards and more.
If you want to join the Travel Ad Network and feature their travel ads on
your travel-related website, contact Scott Cherkin via email at
If you want to advertise via the Travel Ad Network, contact Neil Strow;
212-2867-0747 or email:
247 Media: http://www.247media.com
- 132 West 31st
Street, New York NY 10001; 212-231-7100; Fax: 212-760-1774. Offers video and
rich media advertising as well as banner ads.
http://www.videoegg.com - A rich media
advertising network that guarantees brand engagement. Their network consists of
80+ million uniques across hundreds of video, social networking, and gaming
sites, as well as social and mobile applications.
- Mpire Corporation, 1725 Westlake Avenue N #203, Seattle WA 98109; 206-706-5588;
Fax: 866-828-3876. Email: email@example.com. Their WidgetBucks widget allows you to feature content
from eBay, Best Buy, InfoSpace, BuddyTV, Target, WalMart, WhateverLife, and
Amazon and make money from any referrals.
Pay-Per-Click Classified Ads
http://www.ads-click.com - ICC, Route de
Pré-Bois, 20, 1215 Geneva, Switzerland; 41-22-791-7380; Fax: 41-22-788-5851.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Advertisers:
Offers a tag cloud widget as well as regular text ad links, so you can buy ads
via their network or make money featuring their ads on your website or blog. Has
about 5,000 publishing partners. They serve up 5 billion pageviews per months.
Feature Google AdWords text ads on your blog or website. You can customize the
look and feel of the ads to complement the look and feel of your site.
http://adwords.google.com - Advertise
your website, blog, or web sales letter via small text ads on the results pages
of Google searches as well as on other websites that feature Google AdSense ads.
You pay only when people click on your ads, and you can limit how much money you
spend by setting a limit per day or per month. Google has special relationships
with About.com, Food Network, Business.com, HGTV, How Stuff Works, InfoSpace,
Lycos, New York Times, and more. When working with Google AdWords, check
out Placement Targeted ads, which allow you to dominate an ad space on a top 10
site you target.
- Go to Google.com and find keywords you want to target.
- Select the URLs from the top 10 websites that have Google ads at the top
fold of the page. Ignore any top 10 websites that do not have Google ads above
- Go to Google AdWords and click on Placement Targeted ads.
- Write your ad(s).
- Select cost per thousand impressions for a lower cost that cost per click.
- Add the URLs for the websites you are targeting.
- Edit placements for specific pages on those top 10 sites so you are not
paying for impressions on pages that don't apply to your topic.
http://www.kontera.com/publishers/publisher-products - In text advertising
units. Alexa rank: 4,357 in March 2011.
Microsoft Digital Advertising Solutions:
- Includes Microsoft adCenter (http://adcenter.microsoft.com),
which is like Google AdWords, and other digital ads opportunities on Live
Search, MSN, Windows Live, and partner websites such as Facebook. As with Google
and Yahoo!, you set what you want to pay per click as well as your monthly
budget. As far as I can tell, Microsoft does not offer a publisher network or AdSense-like option.
http://www.7search.com - They advertise
better returns than Google or Yahoo!, with low bid prices and a better ROI.
Offers pay-per-text ads, referral programs, search boxes, and more.
Net Audio Ads: http://www.audioadguys.com
- You can earn 25%
of what the advertiser spends on PPP 5-second audio ads you serve on your
websites as well as 5% of what the advertiser spends on PPP 5-second audio ads
played on the websites of those you refer. Advertising began on February 1,
2008. For a great audio sales message on this program go to:
Allows you the chance to create an advertising campaign to reach Stumblers for
about 5 cents each. You can target by demographic, location, or category (500
such). Minimum start-up cost of $25 to reach 500 stumblers. Beware, though: They
will be giving your site a thumbs up or down, so make sure your website is ready
Text Link Ads:
http://www.text-link-ads.com - TLA,
75 Broad Street, 23rd Floor, New York NY 10004; 877-480-9755. You can buy ads
via this network or feature text ads on your website or blog. 40,000 websites
feature their text ads. Alexa rank: 2,611 in March 2011.
http://www.thundertext.com - Niagara
Media, 39 Witmer Road #402, Niagara Falls NY 14305; 646-722-6242; 800-975-1537.
“In-text ad solutions allow you to maintain total control of your website. Our
in-text ads appear only when your reader hovers their mouse pointer over a
double-underlined key word or phrase. This non-intrusive approach allows you to
maintain the look and feel of your site while still being able to monetize your
site effectively. We find that click-through rates are very high because of our
precise targeting of key phrases and the in-line location of the ads.”
To join their network as a publisher, you need a minimum of 50,000 unique
monthly page views. If you have over 500,000 unique page views per month, you
can have a private label program where you sell the in-text ads on your site.
For more information as a publisher, go to:
For advertisers, their “flagship products are part of the in-text group;
innovative pop over advertising modules that reside inside a double underline in
the text of a website. Once activated by a web visitor’s mouse-over, the ad
comes to life and pops over the copy that the visitor is interested in.” For
more information as an advertiser, go to:
Yahoo! Publisher Network:
http://publisher.yahoo.com - Like
Google's AdSense program, this Yahoo! service allows you to earn money by
displaying ads on your blog or website.
Yahoo! Search Marketing:
- 866-764-7650. This service places ads for your website, blog, or web sales
letter on Yahoo! search results pages. You set how much you want to pay per
click as well as a monthly budget. Sponsored ads also appear on partner websites
such as USA Today, eBay, MTV.com, etc. as well as the Yahoo! Publisher Network.
Pay-Per-Click Advertising Resources
Pay-Per-Post Advertising Programs
Generally speaking, I would not recommend participating in these programs.
They can affect your Google ranking and can make your blog suspect. I've deleted
the listings I used to have here because of this.
Select Associate Programs
http://www.affiliatematch.com - This directory features affiliate programs
and also provides information on how to make money with your website. Check out their newsletter as well.
Affiliate Site X:
- Offers some
interesting affiliate programs and a free web page to market them. Advertises
that you can make $500 per day without a website using ClickBank products.
http://www.affiliatetips.com - Offers
reviews on a large selection of affiliate programs in various niches as well as
articles and affiliate marketing tools.
partners/associates/associates.html - This bookselling site pioneered
- You can earn commissions by referring customers
to other web sites. This directory gives you hundreds of programs to
choose from. In addition, they publish a weekly newsletter about such
programs and feature the Top 10 Associate Programs, information on how to set up
an associate program of your own, and information on how to build
lasting affiliate networks. They feature more than 2,500 affiliate programs.
http://www.associate-it.com - A
directory of affiliate programs. Associate-it's fully searchable
and categorized database includes reviews, ratings and description of
more than 1100 affiliate programs. Also features lots of free
information relating to affiliate programs and website promotion.
- Build a custom Amazon.com associate store with thousands of items in minutes.
Cost: $99.00 per year for the first year and $20 per year after that.
http://www.clickbank.com - The website
for selling inexpensive ebooks, MP3 audios, reports, software, data
files, and other downloadable products. You can list your products here for
others to resell, and you can also find other products to resell as an affiliate.
http://www.cj.com - This website allows you to design and operate an associate
program for your website. You can also sign up for many website associate programs here.
Free IQ - A video sharing
site where people vote for the best informational videos. But it is also a
information product showcase where the FreeIQ takes a percentage of any products
you sell. They encourage you to showcase your knowledge and expertise via videos
and then close the sale there. They'll host entire presentations that last hours
or short clips. You can add new content to Free IQ here:
If you are an expert on just about any topic, Free IQ is the perfect solution
to display your ideas and showcase your knowledge. We will host and stream all
your content for free, whether it’s video, audio, articles or ebooks. While we
reserve the right to eventually set limits, currently there is no limit to how
much content you can upload. And if anyone buys an electronically deliverable
(downloadable) product from you, we’ll deliver it for free as well.
For content providers, there is no monthly fee to use the Free IQ shopping
engine to sell your information products. We host and stream (and digitally
deliver) an unlimited of audio and video for free. For any sales you make, we
charge just 5% of the sales price (plus credit card processing fees.)
For Free IQ content providers, not only can you sell your own information
products, like ebooks, audio and video seminars and courses, teleseminars and
webinars, live seminar registrations, subscription newsletters, training and
coaching programs, or telephone or in-person consulting . . . but you can also
get paid every time one of your customers buys something from anyone else on the
entire web site – for a whole year!
Google Money Pro:
- Offers a free website with a built-in
affiliate program and an upgrade for-pay offer.
PayDotCom - Another place like Clickbank where you can set up shop, sell
ebooks and other downloadable products (audios, videos, software, databases,
etc.). Also includes an affiliate program. Free to set up a products for sale or become an affiliate.
http://www.refer-it.com - This is a search engine for referral, associate, and other revenue sharing
programs. It currently features about 200 sites, each reviewed and rated, with a description and a link to the sign-up page for
affiliates. It also includes information on how to set up your website referral program. In addition, it also includes a list of the top ten affiliate programs.
Yahoo! Small Business Affiliate Program:
- Get paid when
someone buys a domain or sets up hosting programs via Yahoo!.
10 Ways to Optimize Your Blog:
Blogging Tools, Search Engines, and More
Blog Tours, Virtual Author Tours, Etc.
ProBlogger: A blog about
earning money writing a blog.
A wonderful way to get top rankings in Google and other search engines as well
as a lot more traffic. These guys make it easy to use video to drive traffic.
John Kremer's Ten Million Eyeballs Internet Marketing Events