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10 Very Useful WordPress Plugins for Advertising Management

WordPress is a great writing platform, packed with thousands of plugins, themes and anything else that can make your or your reader’s experience a lot easier. In this article you will see 10 very useful plugins that can help you manage your advertising without a single line of coding.

Ad Inserter

An elegant solution to put any ad into WordPress. Perfect for AdSense or contextual Amazon ads. It can also be used to display various versions of AdSense ads using channels to test which format or color combination performs best. Simply enter any HTML code and select where and how you want to display it (including widgets).

Max Banner Ads

Max Banner Ads is a banner ad management plugin which boasts many features. It allows you to create an infinite number of ad zones, it tracks impressions and click throughs and it lets you add banner zones in widget areas too. It also lets you add banner areas directly to blog posts.

Ad Code Manager

Ad Code Manager gives non-developers an interface in the WordPress admin for configuring your complex set of ad codes. Ad Code Manager currently works with Doubleclick for Publishers by default. However, all logic is abstracted which means that you can configure ACM for any ad provider relatively easy.

Ad Injection

This plugin injects any kind of advert or other content (e.g. Google AdSense, Amazon Associates, ClickBank, TradeDoubler, etc) into the existing content of your WordPress posts and pages. You can control the number of adverts based on the post length, and it can restrict who sees adverts by post age, visitor referrer and IP address. Adverts can be configured in the post (random, top, and bottom positions) or in any widget/sidebar area. There’s support for A:B split testing / ad rotation. And the dynamic restrictions (by IP and referrer) work with WP Super Cache, W3 Total Cache and WP Cache.

WP Bannerize

WP Bannerize is an Amazing Banner Manager. With WP Bannerize you can manage all your advertising stuff through widgets, shortcodes or directly from your template.

Text Link Ads

This plugin is a service offered by a company which sells link ads. It is an easy way to earn some money by adding some links inside your articles.

Advertisement Management

With the Advertisement Management plugin you can add advertisements to your blog directly from the backend.


AdServe is the advertising server for WordPress. You could setup your banner campaigns using different sized banners, set available impressions and count resulting clicks! Optionally AdServe links ads to blog users so that one could check the campaign results within the Dashboard.

Ads For Old Posts

The Ads For Old Posts plugin will automatically insert an ad block in your posts once they reach a certain age. The idea is to not bother your regular readers with ads, but display the ads for people who may find your posts months and years later.

Author Advertising

This plugin allows blog admins to create a revenue sharing program utilizing one of the many advertising programs out there i.e Yahoo, Google Adsense, Amazon, Allposters etc. It can also be used as a banner manager, author photo/website widgets.. actually it has about a zillion uses. Give it a try and lemme know if you use it for anything really groovy.



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