Top 5 Advertising Programs to Earn Money from Your Blog

Top 5 Advertising Programs to Earn Money from

In our last post, we talked about monetizing a blog and earning money through various channels. Placing relevant ads in the content and sidebar is one of the easiest and traditional way of monetizing your blog. In this post, we are going to discuss the top 5 advertising programs we can use on blog to earn money from.

If your blog has a readership in greater extent these advertising programs will start giving you earnings in no time. Though if your blog doesn't have visitors in greater volume, no need to worry about. Just keep on publishing content on a regular basis which readers would like to read. Little drops of water make a mighty ocean.

Eventually, readers would come to your blog and your advertising program will be successful. This was the story with my first blog. With no visitors to increased visitors which in return made my dream of earning money from my blog possible.

So without talking much further let's have a look at some of the top 5 advertising programs widely known in the blogging sphere:

1. AdSense

It was so exciting when my first AdSense cheque was delivered to my address. Back then there was no Facebook, but I do remember that I posted my second cheque on my Facebook account though.  Later on, I had this opportunity to see the Adsense cheque a couple of more times.

Google's AdSense Program was launched in March 2003 and ranks top in our top 5 advertising programs. Earlier it was named as Content Targeting Advertising. In the current era, it is so widely known than any other advertising programs and ranked #1. Every new blogger who thinks of putting ads on a blog definitely tries their luck with the AdSense program.

Google AdSense is a CPC (Cost Per Click) based advertising program. Google pays to the blog owner when a blog visitor clicks on the ads. The ad content is entirely managed by Google and is relevant to the blog content most of the times(referred to as contextual ads).

The blog owner just has to place the HTML code provided by AdSense into the appropriate places on the blog in order to display those ads.

2. is the #2 largest contextual advertising platform in the world in terms of revenue. They are the top #5 largest ad tech company in terms of market cap. With 800+ employees, offices in many countries and clients list ranging from Forbes, Meredith, MSN, Yahoo, Reuters to NY Daily News and many more.

The advertising program is easy to register and doesn't require waiting to get your account approved. There is no restriction on getting minimum traffic to your blog to start earning money from. It offers CPC based ads for publishers to display on their blog.

The minimum payout threshold is $100 and can be redeemed by Wire transfer or PayPal account.

3. Amazon CPM ads

Amazon CPM ads is a very good alternative to Google AdSense program. AdSense account has a longer approval process. Whereas Amazon CPM ads can be set-up in no time with the Amazon Affiliate program. Below is an example of Amazon CPM ad:

Amazon CMP ads are based on CPM (Cost per thousand) method. Meaning you get a certain amount of money on displaying a thousand impressions of an ad. Irrespective of those ads are clicked or not.

Amazon is a great brand in itself to trust. Amazon CPM offers a monthly payout option. It lets you display ads from other networks we are discussing here in case there are no ads to display from Amazon.

4. Propeller ads

Propeller ads offer CPA(Cost Per Action), CPI(Cost Per Install), CPL(Cost Per Lead) and CPM based ads. It lets you optimize your ads to reach your maximal earning potential.

As they say on their website, Propeller ads have 700 million ad impressions on a daily basis, 100 thousand websites in their ad network, 4600 ad campaigns, and 6000 active publishers.

You can display the web, mobile, and even video ads on your website. Propeller ads offer multiple payout options so the publisher does not have to wait for a long period to get paid. Propeller ads offer real-time statistics to understand the best-earning source and which ads or web pages drive more income to the publisher.


5. Chitika

Last but not least in our top 5 advertising programs is Chitika, another renowned name when it comes to deciding on a qualitative advertising program for publishers to earn money from. It was founded in 2003 and have won many awards for providing best advertising solutions in the industry.

Chitika displays ads based on blog content. They claim to have a network of more than 350,000 quality publishers. They serve around 4 billion targeted ads per month and have access to top-tier advertising partners like Yahoo, SuperMedia, and HomeAdvisor.

The signup procedure is very easy and requires no waiting time to get your account activated. The payout options are amazing. A minimum $10 can be redeemed by PayPal account or you can wait for it to reach $50 and get paid by cheque.


We discussed the top 5 advertising programs to earn money from, on your blog. So if any particular program doesn't work on your blog, then you know that there are several alternatives to try.

These advertising programs are well renowned and can earn revenue irrespective of whether you are new to the blogging sphere or your blog has low or high volume traffic.

Try these advertising programs in conjunction with one another, experiment a little and see what works best for you. In order to earn better revenue, you'll have to build more traffic to your blog. More visitors implies more the chances of earning revenue through advertising channels. The key to success here is the quality content and regularity.

With that tip, I'll take your adieu. In our next article, we will discuss some of the top affiliate programs we could join and make money from them. Please like, share and comment if you like this blog post. Thanks! 👀