Make Money Posting Ads on Your Blog

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Bloggers all over the world keep sourcing for ways to make money blogging. One of the oldest and still the most popular ways to monetize blog traffic is to post Ads on your blog or website.

You can actually make money posting ads for companies individually once they notice your traffic, you will be paid to post ads for both online and offline businesses.

However, it is always preferable to use Ad networks such as Google Adsense and AdsTargets that will promise 100% fill rates.

There are also a lot of scammers out there ready to engage you to post Ads on social media and forums to make quick and easy money. In reality, you will make nothing doing that. You will only end up working for them without getting paid. 

The most profitable and sure way of making money online by posting ads is by posting them on your blog.

It takes so many hours for building a quality blog that has traffic and earns a reasonable amount of money. Just like they said “Rome was not built in a day” Nothing good comes easy. 

Be sure to work for your success and watch your empire grow.

In this blog post, I will take you through the process of posting ads on your blog and specifically some of the Ad sizes that can make money posting ads online.

Read till the end to gain all the knowledge you need. 

What is a Blog?

A blog is an information or a discussion website meant to teach or educate, inform, entertain and a discussion platform on the world wide web. Blogs are created for different reasons and by both individuals and companies.

If that’s clear, let’s look at what is blogging…

What is Blogging?

Blogging is the process of updating the already created blogs periodically. Thus: posting new content on topics related to your niche onto the blogs for readers and subscribers.

Blogging content is often in form of news, updates about products or services, educational content designed to teach, train and educate, history, discoveries, lifestyle, fashion, technology, business, marketing, travel etc.

One can choose to blog as a work from home as a full-time job and become their own boss and work on a topic or niche they are passionate about. It is always better to choose a niche or topics you are passionate about so you won’t get bored after a few blog posts.

How do you make money blogging?

This is one of the most asked questions coming from aspiring bloggers. It is not a surprise because many people do not know how bloggers make money.

The fact is, you can actually make a career blogging and live a very comfortable lifestyle blogging just by posting niche-related ads, you will make money posting ads for companies or joining CPC, CPA or CPM ad networks.

Bloggers make money in several ways. One of which is posting Ads on their blogs, others include writing sponsored posts, affiliate marketing, selling products, Dropshipping, selling ebooks etc.

There are so many ways bloggers can earn a good living so don’t be discouraged at if you want to choose to blog as a career.

Hence, we shall look at some of the ad sizes you can post on your blog to make you more money.

Bloggers make money posting ads online for companies as brand ambassadors of those companies and those companies pay them monthly depending on the agreed amount.

Another way bloggers make money is by posting ads online for companies is by buying ad space on their blogs for a certain period to promote their newly launch products or services. This allows bloggers to determine how much those companies will pay them for each ad space.

See how you can make money with CPA marketing (Affiliate links)

CPA marketing is one great way to make extra cash using affiliate links to make easy money both on your blog and social media platforms as shown in the video above.

Ad types or Ad sizes

Here you are going to learn about Ad types and sizes that are most profitable for you as a blogger.

Banner and Text ads size 728X90 (Leaderboard)

One of the most profitable ad spaces on your blog is the top 728×90 ad space on your blog. It is mostly the most-seen Ad since it occupies a strategic place on your blog

728X90 Banner size

Since the top centre ad space is very important, you may decide to sell it at a higher price. This is because most people coming to your blog will see it first before any other thing.

Mobile Leaderboard 320X50

You can afford to leave this banner out considering the increase in mobile advertising and the growth in mobile subscribers. It is one of the best performings banners on mobile in recent years.

320X50 Banner ad size

Use this banner to increase your income from mobile users.

336X280 Banner size

This is also a popular rectangular Ad size loved by advertisers and publishers. In fact, it used to be very popular but has recently dropped a bit partly due to other new ad formats.

If placed well like in the right-hand widget, especially at the top, the publisher will be able to earn a good amount of impressions and clicks to increase their income.

Large rectangle 336X280

300X600 Half-Page Banner

This is one of the most loved banner ads by advertisers. It’s because of the large space it presents to advertisers the opportunity to display more content on it.

This banner, on the other hand, gives publishers the opportunity to increase their income as it generates a lot of impressions.

For publishers, using it as a CPM Ad or as cost per click ad and displaying it on the right-hand widget of your blog will certainly earn you more money.

300x600 Banner size

Banner and Text Ads size 300×250

This is so popular among bloggers because of the area it covers. It is a square that comes in the form of banner and text ads typically use in the middle of the content.

300x250 banner as size

It is more profitable on mobile phones since it covers the entire middle screen of the smartphone. I will advise you to insert this Ad twice at least in a blog post depending on the length of your blog post.

Insert it in the right-side section of your blog either at the top or at the end. It won’t also be bad if it appears in the middle left of the main blog content.

Banner Ad size 468×60

Another attractive banner ad is 468×60. It also makes sense when it comes to placing it in the middle of the blog content. It’s a unique display and even makes your blog post attractive and does not affect your visitors.

468x60 banner ad size

120X600 Skyscraper

One of the top 10 used banners by publishers to earn some money. It’s better displayed in the right-hand or the left-hand side widgets of a blog. It also generates high impressions for publishers.

Place it at the end of the right-hand widgets of your blog.

120x600 Ad size


Posting Ads to make money as a blogger is a great thing. You could be sleeping and making money especially when you have a large audience.

That said, you will have to work hard to build your audience. It won’t be easy and sometimes it actually takes up to years to build a reasonable audience around your blog.

The good thing is, once you establish your audience base, you will make money posting ads online which will earn you more money than you imagine.

There is no shortcut to success and no one should deceive you to join some scheme by posting their ads on classified Ad sites to make money.

Create your blog and make it work for you.

Do you have a blog or are you a blogger? Let us know your experience posting ads on your blog and your income level.

Eugene Agoh

Eugene Agoh

Founder at AdsTargets | Online advertising expert | Search engine optimisation expert | Social media marketing expert.Eugene is a Passionate writer on topics relating to online advertising, branding and generally interested in creating digital marketing content. He is curious about the future of digital advertising.Follow Eugene on LinkedIn @ eugeneagoh

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