BuySellAds are a company that are on the rise. They were mentioned in Inc. magazine’s top 500 fastest growing private companies in the US for 2012. They have been around since 2008 and have more than 6 billion ad impressions each month.
How does BuySellAds Operate?
They sell advertising space on your site direct to advertisers. BuySellAds review your site immediately after sign up and fetch stats such as PageRank, Alexa score, number of inbound links, etc. Once your site has been approved it will be available on the BuySellAds directory for advertisers to browse. You set the price that your advertising spaces are worth. It is best to compare your site to other sites on the directory to find out what the going rate is so you can price your ad spaces competitively.
BuySellAds Ad Types
- Background Takeovers
- Display (any size)
- Display in RSS Feeds
- Email Newsletter
- Image + Text
- Sponsored Tweets
- Text Ads (not for SEO)Email Newsletter
- Text Ads (not for SEO)
- BuySellAds have professional looking ads which allow you to earn a regular monthly income from your advertising space.
- You get 75% of the revenue share.
- Easy HTML code to be installed on your site that allows you to get started.
- You can choose whether you manually approve ads or they can automatically appear on your site.
- BuySellAds only accept English sites.
- You need to have 100,000 views a month or an amazing website design to be accepted.
- You need to own your own domain, so no wordpress.com, blogger or blogspot sites get approved.
- It can be difficult to make your blog stand out in the directory, you need to ensure that you list as many selling points as possible.
- BuySellAds is mainly focused on the following niches; web design/development, technology and freelancing.
Minimum payout starts at $20 paid via PayPal or $50 by cheque and these options are fee free. If you choose to receive payment by Wire there is a $35 fee and the minimum amount is $500.
BuySellAds vs Adsense
If you have enough impressions per month to sign up for BuySellAds then it is definitely worth it as an adsense alternative. It can earn more money than you will with Adsense and you will know exactly how much you expect to earn on a monthly basis. BuySellAds can be used in conjunction to Adsense or other PPC ad networks.
Signing up for BuySellAds
The registration process is easy to follow but getting approved for this ad network is difficult. Here are some factors that are taken into account when BuySellAds review sites for approval;
- You need 100,000 impressions per month.
- High PageRank and Alexa Rank.
- Fresh, updated, good quality, original content – try adding some more content to your website before you apply.
- Live site with no broken links, it should appear to be a finished site.
- Your website should be in English.
- No adult, illegal sites or those with questionable content will be approved.
- The site’s social activity will also help with approval, be actively obtaining likes, retweets and have followers on different social networks.