If you are using WordPress and looking to start monetizing your blog with AdSense or other advertising methods, it’s always a time taking task to manage ad placement manually when you are not using any AdSense optimized WordPress theme.
Though with help of some ad management plugins you can make the whole process automated and very easy to manage all AD placements. Here is a list of Top Free Advertising Management Plugins for WordPress to perfectly manage your ads and generate good revenue from your blog or website.
Adrotate is a popular plugin to display ads from many different networks, you can use Adrotate to display ads from DFP, AdSense, Chitika, Doubleclick, JuiceAds and some other referrer/ad servers. You can also use your own banner AD with help of a widget in WordPress.
With help of Adrotate free plugin you can manage your adverting campaigns easily. You can install the plugin from WordPress dashboard or FTP. After installing and activating the plugin you should navigate to “AdRotate” menu under Setting.
- Automatic AD rotation
- Use your own banner Ad or 3rd Party ads
- Most affiliate banners
- Assign adverts to groups
- Styling options
- Statistics for clicks, impressions, Bot filter and CTR
The plugin comes with a freemium model, you can also use their premium Paid version to use functions like Geo targeting, Google analytic Integration, Automatic Updates and Support. To use Premium features of this plugin you should buy a license and enter the license code under setting > “AdRotate” to use more features.More Detail
Sam Pro is another very good plugin to manage AD placements in WordPress. It’s a successor version of Simple Ads Manager plugin. This plugin provides flexible and easy ways to display advertisements in WordPress.
It’s working with logic’s or conditions to rotate banners according ad weight and restrictions. It’s also providing feature to Schedule ads by impressions or clicks. Sam Pro Support Image, Flash, JS, PHP, ad types with publishers Google DoubleClick (DFP) which support (GPT and GAM). You can use this plugin to show ads everywhere by help of widgets and shortcodes.
You can use this plugin in two Languages English and Russian, its working with any server which is supporting PHP 5.3+, MySQL 5.1+ and 128 MB memory limit.
- Ad Rotation by Logic’s
- Automatic embedding of ads into the content of posts/pages.
- Banner Type: Image, Flash, JS, PHP, etc.
- Google DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) supported (GPT and GAM)
- Localization ready
- Addons API for Premium features like Advertising Request and Geo Targeting
- Wptouch supported
- Statistics for impressions and clicks
Sam Pro also comes with a freemium model, there are two more version SAM Pro Lite and SAM Pro to get more features. SAM Pro lite is a semi-professional plugin designed for small professional websites and SAM Pro is designed for professional blogger to get complete control over advertising.More Detail
WordPress Ad Widget is created by Broadstreet and it’s a very popular plugin with 20,000+ installs, Plugin provides a simple and intuitive way to place ads in sidebar widget. You can simply drag a widget and place your own image, AdSense code or any other code to serve ads in your WordPress Websites.
It’s a free and simple Ad widget plugin without any detail ad Management features. If you are selling ads with your website and looking for some more premium features you can also use their different kind of rich and customizable paid Ad Formats.
- Extremely Easy Ad Display with Widget
- Simple Interface to manage Ads
- Easily place image banner ads, Google ad tags or any other ad codes
You can check their 3 premium package plans here, they also have a Pricing Estimator on this page to estimate monthly prices according Monthly page views. For more information you can check this YouTube video.More Detail
Advanced ads, as the name suggests, is a very advance and feature rich Ad Management plugin for WordPress. It’s created by Thomas Maier, a WordPress developer and Ad Optimization Specialist. With more than 20,000+ Active Installs, this is also a very popular plugin to manage WordPress Ads.
This plugin provide many effective features with their free version to Manage and optimize ads. With help of this plugin you can easily create ads and make Ad Groups, then later you can use these groups for ad rotation. It also support some good features like, you can set a date to publish your ad or you can import or export ads with help of this plugin.
Advanced Ads support Google AdSense, Chitika, Clickbank, Amazon, Google DoubleClick (DFP) and also affiliate networks. It also have great features for Ad conditions, with this function you can display ads by different kinds of condition’s like you can show ads on specific post, page and other post type or display or hide a banner ad for mobile users.
- Display Ads with, template files, post contents and Sidebar widget areas
- AdSense, Chitika, Amazon, BuySellAds, DoubleClick, Affilaite network support
- You can display own images or image banners
- Ad rotation
- Tinymc editor to Support content rich ads
- Show ads based on different conditions
- Import and export ads and settings
For premium support, performance and other more features you can also Purchase Advanced Ads Premium Version.More Detail
Ad inserter is a perfect plugin for AdSense or contextual Amazon ads. It’s a proven and tested plugin with 30,000+ Active Installs. This plugin provides simple yet effective solutions to automate banner ad placement in posts, pages or widgets.
- Display Ads in post/page, widget or with shortcodes
- Perfect for AdSense or contextual Amazon ads
- Different ad placement Zones
- Control ad placement by device type
It’s an entirely free plugin and support conditions to show ads for different device types for logged in / not logged in users.More Detail
We`d love to hear if this post helps you to find a suitable plugin for WordPress Ad Management? Let us know in comments!