Infolinks Review

infolinks signupInfolinks offers quite a nice alternative to google adsense with potentially high CPM rates dependant on the keywords you have on your site. Infolinks is not as strict as other ad networks, including adsense and with its fast site approval time it is becoming a very popular choice for many bloggers.

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How does Infolinks Operate?

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Infolinks offers four types of display ads to choose from. You are able to activate as many as wish at one time. As none of these options use conventional banner space on your site, you can use them along side other ad networks including Adsense, Adversal and many more.

Based on certain keywords and phrases from your webpage, Infolinks will display ads.

 

infolinkslinksThe intag ads have a very similar look to the text-links found on adsense. The difference being that the visitor only needs to hover over the links and the advert will be displayed. We found these type of ads have a higher click rate when placed at the top of your posts. You can choose where the ads are to be displayed on your site by selecting “manual placement” and simply copying the one line of html code into your page.

infolinkssearchThe insearch ads only target visitors who have come from a search engine so does not interfere with any returning visitors. The ads will appear as soon as the visitor arrives at your site. It remains at the bottom of the page and after a few seconds will minimise itself to just the headline. If the visitor hovers over the minimised ad it will reappear as seen on the left.

infolinkswordThe intext ads will appear to visitors as usual hyperlinks on specific words in your website.

This makes them non-intrusive as the visitor needs to hover over the words to make the ad visible. The hyperlink look also makes them very attractive to visitors to click on. You choose the colours and how many links will display on a page. This ensures a natural look that will blend in with your current design.

infolinksframeFor some, the inframe option will feel the most un-instrusive even though it does take up the highest percentage of the visible screen. This option is great when using a second ad network on the same page.

Mixing different styles of ads across your pages will keep click through rates at their highest as it will target the most amount of visitors to your site.

Infolinks Review

POSITIVES

  • Fast approval time and approval isn’t based on the amount of traffic that comes to your website, Infolinks review you site based on content.
  • Easy installation that requires javascript to be added to the body of your website. If you are using WordPress, Blogger, Joomla of Drupal the process is even easier as they have provided a plugin that once downloaded does the work for you.
  • The intext ads do not take up any space on your webpages so they can be used in conjunction with other ad networks.
  • You decide which ads you want placed on your website with one click in the customisation section of the website.
  • For intext ads you can choose how many ads will appear on a page, the link colour and the type of line used to highlight a word
  • Intag ads can be either manually or automatically placed on your webpages and you also can decide on the colour of the links used.
  • Good support system that have a 24 hour turnaround time on queries.
  • All ads are enablesd on all types of mobile devices meaning you can monetize all traffic channels.

NEGATIVES

  • The inframe ads don’t seem to work well if you use social media follow tags in the same area of the page and won’t be seen by visitors to your website who use a small screen size.
  • Ideally you need to be receiving a lot of traffic from the US or the UK to maximise your earnings.
  • Infolinks currently only provide ads in English and Spanish

Infolinks vs Adsense

Infolinks can be used as an adsense alternative or in conjunction with Adsense as a supplementary income. Infolinks provide more varieties of ads, which have a fresher look about them, encouraging a higher click through rate. As for Infolinks CPC rates, Adsense generally outperforms Infolinks but we like Infolinks for the option of monetising as an additional revenue stream.

Infolinks Payout Amount

Infolinks provide payment via PayPal, Payoneer, Western Union, Echeck, Bank Wire Transfer and ACH. Keep in mind that some of these payment options will charge a fee. Minimum payment is $50 and payment is made 45 days after the month that you reached the minimum payment.

Here’s payment proof from Infolinks via PayPal.

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 Signing up for Infolinks

Signing up is quick and easy. The sign up form is very brief and approval can take up to 48 hours. Once you have been approved you will have access to the Publisher area of the website and can start earning money.

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Comments

  1. Anand says

    I have in region of 5000 unique visitors per month and am making some money with infolinks. Not a lot but its something, and very easy to install so im happy!

  2. Joseph says

    I’m finding the intag ads are working best for my site. I think they are not so intrusive and people are familiar with being able to hover over links..

    • Dave Erin says

      As infolinks is a CPC Network it is hard to determine what the advertisers would be willing to pay per click within your niche. I would think though, to be anything of significant value, you need to be pushing 500 page views or more each day.

    • Dave Erin says

      Hi Tuhin

      Thanks for stopping by. The earnings from Infolinks are dependent on a number of factors and it would be impossible to say how much each click would earn. Good luck with them if you do sign up!

    • Dave Erin says

      Hi Abid, thanks for the comment. We like infolinks too. Let us know how you get on with them.

    • Dave Erin says

      Hi Abiranjan,

      Infolinks will still be seen by visitors located in India, but US visitors generally will generate a higher CPC rate when they click on the ads.

  3. Alok Singh says

    I removed it…///
    But some facts i got.
    Infolinks is better than Chitika on earning basis.
    But infolinks links make content confusing to the visitor. some times they think that dotted or underlined links content some useful links.

    • Dave Erin says

      Hi Peter

      Adsense and Infolinks are compatible and work well together. I’ve read that 60% of Infolinks publishers use Adsense as well. It shouldn’t have a negative impact on your earnings but every website is different. The best way to know is to run your own tests with and without the Infolinks ads and decide.

      Good luck with it!

    • Dave Erin says

      Hi Ankush

      The amount you earn from Infolinks is dependent on a lot of different factors so I wouldn’t be able to give you an estimate. The best way to find out is to sign up and see if Infolinks works for you, if you’re not happy with the amount you’re earning after a month or two you can always look for an alternative.

  4. globs says

    Thank u for the infolinks review…really looks so great…actually I was looking for d same…so happy to see what I was looking for…thank u again….
    today I got approved from infolinks on my site http://www.blinkzz.com ….not having much traffic ….new site…hoping for something good…

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