AdThrive is a massive network, ranked on ComScore as a Top 50 digital media property when you combine all the sites that are in their network. If you look at their sellers.json file, you can see the thousands of publishers that work with AdThrive.
151MM+ Unique users
19MM #1 in Family & Parenting
97MM #1 in Food
24MM #1 In Home
Requirements to join AdThrive
Many publishers who apply to AdThrive are denied because they do not meet the traffic or content requirements. They are increasingly becoming the preffered choice for publishers who want to oursource their ad operations. According to their FAQ you need:
Google Analytics installed and functional, with a minimum of 100,000 monthly pageviews
Mostly US Traffic
Can’t be blacklisted by Google AdSense or other Ad Networks
AdThrive Ad Unit Review
AdThrive specializes in full service ad management for publishers mainly by deploying their proprietary header bidding wrapper. Through the wrapper integration, AdThrive has control of all of your ad units and can serve a variety of formats and sizes. AdThrive will recommend what ad units would fit your page nicely and help you integrate. When you work with them you will have to run a minimum of 3 ad units.
Ad Management – Full service management of all ad units and sizes across all devices
Video Monetization – Innovative video formats with higher CPMs
Mobile Ad Optimization – Fast loading and nice looking mobile ad units.
AdThrive Desktop Ad Unit Review
AdThrive serves all popular desktop ad units and formats you would expect from a premium ad network such as 300×250, 728×900, 160×600, 300×600, sliders and video units. Again, they run a header bidding auction for all their ad inventory and are connected to the largest SSPs such as Index Exchange, AdX, Rubicon Project, SpotX and many more. This is how they are able to achieve such high CPMs.
AdThrive Mobile Ad Unit Review
On mobile, AdThrive implements the popular mobile formats like 320×50, 300×250, mobile footers and mobile video units. Their units always look clean and load quickly, which we love!
AdThrive Publisher Testimonials
It’s every person’s (not just business owners) dream to create passive income. This is AdThrive. It gives us the freedom and security to live a life that expresses our joy but to also create meaningful work for the world. It’s the set-and-forget blessing of our strategy. It’s the leverage we need to take risks and diversify our income in other areas. – ytravelblog.com
I have been with AdThrive for years and have loved them from the very beginning. From increasing my ad earnings to answering questions, they are always very responsive and exceeding my expectations. I recommend them to every blogger I know! My favorite is the video ads. A great way to increase your income if you do videos. YouTube income does not even compare!! – thecountrychiccottage.net