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18 cool examples of food advertising

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The funny and crazy ads get attention and make the reader’s eyebrows raise. People just enjoy it and that is why many brands are creating such funny yet creative ads to entertain and attract customers. Here are 18 cool examples of food advertising. 1. Bell Food – Sardine Sardine lovers, see this amazing ad. 2. […]

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Awesome WordPress Advertising Plugins for Websites/Blogs

If, you had successfully created a website by putting different categories of content and the content delivered on your website is increasing traffic every day, then the question arise that how difficult the whole journey was from starting to end?

Awesome WordPress Advertising Plugins for Websites/Blogs

Putting effective, productive and attractive content on a website is not such an easy task or you can say; journey from starting point (the time when you decide a name of your website) to end point (the time when you had successfully created a website with all necessary stuffs) is not so easy. This journey takes your valuable time and money.

Definitely, after spending so much time and money, you will expect some outcome or think-off how to earn good money from that particular website. Over the internet, every day hundreds of new websites come-up with new technologies and most of the website publishers think of the same question?

You and other publishers can get relief by displaying Ads on their website. The website’s earning totally depends on the Ad’s type and quality, and the Ad management plugins helping maximizing the site earning in less time.

Here, in this post, I listed many free and premium Ad management plugins for WordPress based websites, will surely helpful in uploading ads on your website in less duration.

Free – WordPress Ad Management Plugins

Publishers, who can’t spend more on purchasing WordPress Ad Management plugins, just go for the plugins that are free – BuySellAds, AdRotate, OpenX, WP125, and WP-Insert

1. BuySellAds

BuySellAds

Introduction: BuySellAds v2.3.4 was released on 12th Sept 2014. Using this plugins, user can easily and simply use “BSA Ad code” into their website, which also includes BSA Widgets and RSS/mobile Ads with the code. To use this plugin, you should be having username and password to sign-in as a publisher/administrator on the BuySellAds website, because it is a very popular platform in the online market where advertisers and publishers purchase and sell advertisements, the plugin allows only authorized people to get into it. Publishers can take the help of widget (or PHP tag) in a WP theme to upload the Ad.

To use this plugin: Download & install it into the wp-content/plugins directory and start it in WordPress by placing the key inside the BuySellAds Settings.

Note: Most of the plugins will be installed in a similar manner.

Release Note of the latest version:

  • Includes step-one code through wp_head, removes English es_ES translation, and highlights new changes in the text and the BSA WP plugin tutorial.

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2. AdRotate

AdRotate

Introduction: AdRotate v3.10.12 was released on 11th Nov 2014. It is an exclusive Ad manager very much capable in adding and showing random/multiple banner with the help of dashboard, and also capable in making money from a particular website.

The user-friendly dashboard of AdRotate facilitates you to easily and quickly edit/renew/delete/preview the banner code. The plugin frequently gives update when any new features come-up, alerts you when any suspicious things happen, and shows the status of the Ads through graph.

Free AdRotate requires PHP5.3. If, your server doesn’t have PHP5.3, then upgrade your server with PHP5.3 or newer version.

It is also available in premium version. Premium plugin features are faster and advance than free one.

Release Note of the latest version:

  • Fixed the Post injection issue.
  • ‘Hiding’ of Pro banner is more visible.

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3. OpenX

OpenX

Introduction: OpenX WordPress Widget v1.2.6 was released on 6th Sept 2014. It is an easy to use WordPress plugin provides simple technique to place ads from an OpenX AdServer website. It fully works with WP4.0.

Release Note of the latest version:

  • The latest version is available in German translation too and can transfer admin material to a different file.

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4. WP125

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Introduction: WP125 v1.5.3 was released on 30thMay2014.It is a free, easy to use WordPress Ad management plugin provides a simple interface facilitates you to easily manage 125X125 ads on your website. You can add infinite ads in different columns and present them in manual or random order, and also you can run the Ads on specific days by setting the number of days. Using this plugin, you can send email note for expired Ad.

Release Note of the latest version:

  • Involves Ukrainian translation.

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5. WP-INSERT

WP-INSERT

Introduction: WP-INSERT v2.0.12was released on 13thSept2014. This plugin is very good for beginners and very capable in managing Ads of the website than any other WordPress ad management plugins. Apart from managing ads, manages RSS feeds, privacy policy, track scripts, Google analytics account as well as website terms and conditions, reorder WP pages through a neat drag and drop interface, and edit themes. Although, this multipurpose plugin supports various ads network simultaneously enable you to show various type of ads on your website and ad widgets help you to display Ads all over the website page. Using this plugin, you can add content, like; text and code into your website. It provides proper guidelines telling that when and where you can add Ads, helps in putting the Ads in different Geographical locations by picking them from different places.

Release Note of the latest version:

  • Compatible with PHP 5.4.
  • Provide guidelines to hide Ads on mobile devices and to hide Ads from Logged-in users.

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Premium – WordPress Ad Management Plugins

Publishers, who can spend some amount on purchasing WordPress Ad Management plugins, just go for the best premium Ad plugins. Some of the premium ad management plugins are mentioned below in details.

1. WP Adcenter

WP Adcenter

Introduction: WP Adcenterv1.5 was released on 14th Mar 2013. A WordPress Ad plugin fully capable in managing any kind of Ad and keeps detailed record of the work-done. Apart from this, short code, widget or theme files are helpful in adding and rotating multiple banners anywhere on your site.

Upload multiple banners (unlimited size) at once – Ad Zones are helpful in uploading banners on the site. Generally, the Ad Zone uploads one banner at once, but here this plugin supports multiple Ad Zones to upload multiple banners at once. It supports the standard size (IAB Ad unit) of banner which can be changed later as per the requirement.

Infinite Campaigns – A campaign is a set of banners. Using this plugin, you can create unlimited campaigns and also you can set the date to start and end the campaigns automatically.

Complete Statistics – Shows the complete statistics (Campaigns detail) through the graph that you can easily download in .PNG file format (or can print it from the start screen).

Release Note of the latest version:

  • Fixed the JavaScript code and statistics graph issue.

Price:

  • $ 49 – 1 Site
  • $ 79 – 5 Sites
  • $ 129 – Unlimited Sites

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2. OIO Publisher

OIO Publisher

Introduction: It is basically a tool, works as Ad manager plugin for WordPress based websites, provides automated sales and facilitates you to directly sell Ads from your website using PHP and management script to increase the revenue of the website. Also, it provides free update and lifetime support, completely manages the Ads of your website in less time, as well as very user-friendly that makes the installation process easier. It can display 3rd party ad networks beside your Ads, you can set the zones by adding numbers of ads displayed in each zone.

Release Note of the latest version:

  • Compatible with WordPress 3.9 and PHP 5.5.

Price: $ 49

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3. AdPress

AdPress

Introduction: AdPressv0.9.8 was released on 2nd Jan 2014. It is a complete WordPress based plugin that fully manages Ads (image, flash and text) of your website. It provides simple and easy interface to fully automate the sales process that means; always you don’t have to sit in-front of system to control Ad related stuffs. It provides option to preview the Ad and also provides direct login link to the advertisers/clients to visualize that how their Ad is looking before uploading.

To purchase this product you should be having PayPal account and to their valuable customers it offers purchase history.

Price: $ 39

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4. AdSanity

AdSanity

Introduction: AdSanity is another premium easy to use WordPress banner management plugin provides user-friendly interface to easily manage the ads of your site. It has widgets and shortcodes features are helpful in displaying ads in sidebars, posts and pages. Using this plugin, you can set the time duration to display the ad, without setting the time duration the ad will flash always on your website.

It is always good for those who like simple things and don’t want to waste time in browsing complex features.

Price:

  • $ 49 – 1 Site
  • $ 79 – 5 Sites
  • $ 129 – Unlimited Sites

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Conclusion

Here, in this post, I have listed the best WordPress Ad management plugins that are required to upload and manage Ads of your website. Normally, most of us have used single Ad zone WordPress plugin capable in uploading (rotating) single Ad at once, but with OIO Publisher you can rotate multiple Ads at once using multiple Ad zone. OIO Publisher also delivers direct sells to their valuable customers. Similarly, there are many premium Ad management plugins that can increase the revenue of your website.

If, you are already into online market with good earning form past so many years and just want to increase the revenue, go for premium Ad management plugins, but if you have just started your website/blog, try out some good free ad management plugins.

I hope, this article might help you in increasing your website revenue. If, you need to get information of any other WordPress Ad management plugins, please let me know.

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5 interactive advertising trends for 2015

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Gone are the days when the advertising industry was just about coming up with a catchy slogan and a static illustration. Brand consultants Greenspace look ahead to the next 12 months and predicts how this exciting discipline will continue to evolve… 01. Making video more interactive Honda’s new interactive advert




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Advertising news site is packed with personality

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Three things in particular get me really excited about web design: great typography, a strong structure and beautiful balance. The new AdAge nails all three.




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Ikea replaced a movie theater’s seats with beds for an advertising campaign

Some moviegoers in Moscow were in for a surprise this past week. Ikea secretly replaced the stadium seating at one of the city’s newest theaters with complete bedrooms. Instead of sitting in a boring old chair, couples and families snuggled up in beds and under sheets to watch the latest releases.

Now, depending on the type of person you are, you’d either be very excited or extremely disappointed with the surprise seat-swap. If you can’t imagine being in the latter group, just think about hearing everyone shifting around in bed and rearranging pillows throughout a feature-length movie. Nevertheless, it’s a fun advertising stunt. If you happen to live in Moscow, tomorrow’s your last chance to check out the bedroom-meets-theater…

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Inspiring Advertising Photography by Verena Knemeyer

advertising photography1This collection of advertising photography is by Verena Knemeyer. Prior to her successful career in Fashion Photography, Varena worked as a photo assistant for several photographers. She has worked with a wide range of clients in Germany, South Africa and the US. As well as advertising Verena has editorial, travel and music photography over on her site.  via: Verena […]
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Advertising beacons discovered in hundreds of NYC phone booths

As New York City looks to upgrade its phone booths, the boxes may be getting more technology than many citizens realize. This weekend, a Buzzfeed investigation found approximately 500 advertising beacons in Manhattan phone booths, all installed without a formal approval process or public comment period. The beacons are already common in malls and stadiums, but it’s rare to see them on public streets, and even stranger to see them taking over a spot previously reserved for public landlines.

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35 Free Advertising Icons from Vecteezy

We are pleased to announce an exclusive icon-set only available to WDF readers. Our friends at Vecteezy, http://www.vecteezy.com, have provided us a full Advertising Icon Set, with a cool retro-look. There are over 35 useful icons. Full AI, PSD, and EPS files are all included!

Here is a quick peek of what the set looks like:

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No strings attached! You can download the complete icon set here:

Free Download (1.3 MB)

Be sure to drop a note and let us know what you think. We’d love to see how you used them too!

Thank you Vecteezy. :)


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Creative and Funny Advertising Campaign for Al Sabeh Cement

advert5This hilarious advertising campaign for Al Sabeh Cement was illustrated by Sakiroo Choi, Oscar Ramos and Andrey Gordeev. The whole project was under the direction of Senior Art Director Gonzalo Palaveccino of whom has directed his fair share of awesome campaigns including this one for Hubba Bubba. This project perfectly illustrates the thoughts of upset and angry onlookers in very specific situations; A sports referee that made […]
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9 Amazingly Effective WordPress Advertising Plugins You’ll Want to Use

Hi there! Your mere presence on this post means you’re a proud WordPress website owner. Well, now that you’ve set up your WordPress web portal and published a few articles and blogs on the same, you’ll definitely want to incorporate some ads and affiliate site links on the same.

9 Amazingly Effective WordPress Advertising Plugins You’ll Want to Use

It is an absolutely brilliant idea to inculcate advertisements into your website. Doing this not only enables you to make quick money, but you can even get a greater global exposure. The only question that arises here is that once you’ve placed advertisements into your web pages, how are you supposed to keep a track of the same? Hold on! I’ve a brilliant answer to this question.

There are ample number of plugins that can be installed into the website for keeping a good track of all the ad banners that you intend to display on your all-new WordPress blog/website. Keep on reading this post as I make you familiar with 9 awesome WordPress advertising plugins that will let you record when your banner ads expire, their order or placement, click-through rate, track impressions etc. So, let’s get started.

Simple Ads Manager

WordPress Advertising Plugins - Simple Ads Manager

As the name suggests, Simple Ads Manager offers you a straightforward method to display advertisements at the places where you want them to appear on your WordPress website. As an approach to target your advertisements better, you can even choose to place the ads on individual web pages. Installing this plugin into your WordPress website allows you to use the third-party ad networks either by entering Javascript or HTML code directly or by uploading the images directly. The very first time when you start a new ad, you’ll get a comprehensive options menu and later you may choose to output your advertisement either as a shortcode or as a widget. Simple Ads Manager plugin renders you the freedom of altering the ad weighting, choosing a default ad and placing ads at your preferred places within the website.

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Banner Manager Pro

WordPress Advertising Plugins - Banner Manager Pro

Banner Manager Pro plugin serves as a fantastic solution for all those WordPress website owners who not only want to manage the advertisements and banners on their site but also intend to sell them to the advertisers via an automated process. Although there are other plugins that perform the same job, but Banner Manager Pro plugin comes with hassle-free payment options. Among the incredible features of this plugin, ones that have helped it stand out from the crowd include:

  • Ability to sell ad space directly to advertisers
  • Several payment gateways such as PayPal, Skrill, Authorize.net etc.
  • Ability to insert ads using shortcode, PHP or HTML
  • 8 Pre-set banner sizes
  • Setup advertiser sign up page with shortcode
  • Handy admin options for managing ad sales to advertisers

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AdPress

WordPress Advertising Plugins - AdPress

AdPress is yet another WordPress plugin that serves as a comprehensive solution for serving advertisements on your WordPress blog. The clean and straightforward interface allows you to automate the sales process without having you to spend your time on managing advertisers. With this plugin, you can even preview your ads and allow clients/advertisers to login directly to see the progress of their ads. The only downside of AdPress plugin is that you can use it on a single website. Some of the remarkable features of this WordPress plugin include PayPal integration, clients can get easy access to ad analytics, purchase history, automated selling process, support for images, text ads and flash and many more.

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WP Pro Advertising System

WordPress Advertising Plugins - WP Pro Advertising System

WP Pro Advertising System makes it convenient for you to manage all the advertising campaigns for your website. Moreover, you can even see the status of the ads along with managing the advertisers, banners and ad zones in a flexible manner. The upside of this plugin is that in order to add a new banner, you can simply upload the same from your computer, add proper code and link directly to the banner that is hosted elsewhere on the World Wide Web. Some incredible features of this WordPress plugin are that it comes with 4 ways to manage ad zones, 3 ways to add new banners, flexibility to monitor statistics and a responsive ad zone option.

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AdRotate

WordPress Advertising Plugins - AdRotate

AdRotate is one of the most comprehensive WordPress advertising plugins available in the web market. With this plugin installed and activated for your website, you can easily sell ads directly to the advertisers. In addition to this, you also gain a greater control over the scheduling of ads that you intend to sell through your website. Some of the noticeable features of this WordPress plugin include: regular updates, automation of ads, ad groups, support for flash and images, support for third-party ad networks, tracking of clicks and impressions, simple dashboard view and many more.

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WP Insert

WordPress Advertising Plugins - WP Insert

Although, WP Insert is viewed as an excellent advertisement solution for WordPress, it actually does a lot more. In addition to advertisement management ability, this plugin even enables you to manage the tracking code such as Google Analytics. Also, you can easily create a variety of legal pages with just a simple click of the mouse. Other amazing features of this WordPress plugin include: widget ads, managing the tracking scripts, flexibility to run third-party ad network along with other ads, ability to insert ads anywhere in the template/theme, ability to create 1 click legal pages such as privacy policy, copyright notices, terms and conditions, disclaimers etc, Geographical targeting and many more.

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OIO Publisher

WordPress Advertising Plugins - OIO Publisher

OIO Publisher has everything that a good WordPress advertising plugin should have. Installing this plugin into your WordPress website will allow you to sell advertisements directly from your website followed by automating the entire process. With this plugin, you can also run an affiliate program for your site and recruit other bloggers to sell ad space via your site. Some of the impressive features of this plugin include: automated sales process, built in affiliate program, flexibility to run third-party ad networks with the existing advertisements, support for banner ads and text ads, built-in sidebar widget, use on unlimited sites, display of default ads in empty slots, unlimited ad zones, code to integrate ad zones anywhere in the theme/template and many more.

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WP 125

WordPress Advertising Plugins - WP 125

WP125 is a straightforward WordPress plugin that lets you add 125×125 sized ads to your WordPress blog. With this plugin, you can even choose to insert ads using a widget or template tag. The only downside of this plugin is that it doesn’t take care of the ad sales process and you need to install separate plugins for the same. Features that make WP125 stand out from the crowd include: manual or random ordering of advertisements, flexibility to choose exactly how many days the ad should run on your site, receiving email notifications, ability to track clicks on your ads, support for template tags and widgets, flexibility to choose a custom place holder for empty ad slots and many more. WP125 is a WordPress plugin that allows you to keep a track of how many times an ad has been clicked by the website visitors. Also, whenever an ad run is over, the record for the same is archived on the Inactive ads screen to allow you to check on the final click count or revive the respective ad for another run.

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Nice Notifications

WordPress Advertising Plugins - Nice Notifications

Nice Notifications is a WordPress plugin that allows you to add a ‘sticky’ type notification bar that will stick to the top of the readers’ browser. Being fully responsive, Nice Notifications makes room for perfect loading of the ‘sticky’ type notification bar. Features of this plugin include: ability to add widgets to notifications bars, ability to add bars to top/footer bars, support for animations, fully customizable and many more.

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Final Words

If you’re really looking forward to monetize your WordPress blog by incorporating advertisements, then trust me installing these plugins will serve as a great source of help.

Have you used any of the aforementioned plugins in your WordPress website? If yes, do share your experiences in the comments box below. Also, don’t forget to pen down your feedback for the above post.

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