List of ad networks and traffic sources compiled by Edward @ http://3things.be

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Name Comment
http://7search.com cheap search/direct domain ads
http://about.digg.com/ads sponsored ads on digg.com
http://accelerator UK banners/media buys
http://ad.ly/ more twitter ads
http://ad2onegroup.com media buys on premium UK, Irish & Aus. sites + Ebay UK
http://adblade.com self serve display ads, very good service
http://adbrite.com display/contextual ads
http://adbuyer.com media buying search/display exchange
http://adcenter.microsoft.com search and content text/contextual ads
http://adchap.com ads on various social sites, hi5, facebook, bebo et
http://adclickmedia.com self serve banners and contextual widgets
http://adconion.com video/banner ads, media buys
http://adconion.com display/media buys, good for Europe
http://adengage.com banners/text, similar to adbrite, allow weekly buys
http://aditall.com produce and run video ad campaigns
http://adjuggler.com display/media buys
http://adknowledge.com cheap ads, slow approvals
http://admedia.com self serve inline contextual text ads like kontera, also display ads
http://admob.com mobile ads, now owned by google
http://adonnetwork.com banners, contextual, search Self Serve
http://adoori.com ppv, popups Self Serve
http://adoptim.com video, text and banner ads
http://adpepper.com European banner display + Affiliate network with mostly European big brand offers
http://adperium.com/directads display banners, self serve, similar to adbrite
http://adready.yahoo.com display ads/self serve banners on yahoo sites
http://adroll.com self serve banners
http://adsdaq.com banners/media buying exchange
http://adside.com self serve ppc contextual inline text ads
http://adsonar.com text ads on high traffic US site
http://adtegrity.com Media buys/display, high volume
http://adtoll.com banners/display/text ads, adbrite clone, cheap
http://adtoll.com self serve banners etc, similar to adbrite
http://adverline.com Media buys, good French/Euro inventory
http://advertise.com self serve text, search and display ads
http://advertise.myspace.com self serve banners on myspace
http://advertisers.federatedmedia.net cpm banners on good inventory of sites
http://advertising.aol.com variety of solutions on AOL inventory
http://advertising.com display/benners, media buys
http://advertising.ezanga.com cheaper search and contextual
http://advertising.microsoft.com/ad microsoft banner display/media buys
http://affinity.com search, parked pages, text ads good 2nd tier inventory
http://aim4media.com Display media buys, European traffic
http://ampkeywords.com self serve text ads
http://appvert.com farcebook apps ads, display
http://bannerconnect.net media buys/banners, good european reach
http://bidplacesb.com/ self serve banners, owned by AOL
http://bidvertiser.com contextual and banner ads
http://brightroll.com media buys, banners/video
http://burstmedia.com banners/display/media buys
http://buysellads.com self serve banners on a range of design blogs
http://canoeklix.com/accueil text ads on the canoe.ca network
http://casalemedia.com self serve banners
http://cbsinteractive.com/advertise media buys on very high traffic CBS site inventory
http://chitika.com search related contextual display ads
http://clicksor.com banners
http://collective.com media buys, banners/display
http://cpmstar.com banners display aimed at gaming sites only
http://cpxinteractive.com banners/display, media buys
http://cubics.com social media ads
http://directaclick.com Owned by Fox, media buys, US Hispanic traffic
http://directcpv.com cpv, self serve popups
http://elephant-traffic.com ppv type ads on parked url’s cheap
http://engagebdr.com media buys on high traffic inventory
http://etology.com/ banners/text ads, cheap
http://exoclick.com Text/display on various inventory. Similar model to adbrite
http://facebook.com/ads self serve ads on failbook
http://filiado.com Media buys for Brazilian inventory
http://finditquick.com text ads
http://glammedia.com media buys, display, good inventory for female demo
http://globalinteractive.com Smaller scale banner/pop media buys
http://google.com/adwords you already know about this…
http://harrenmedianetwork.com Media buys, South American/Hispanic traffic
http://hi-media.com display/media buys, mainly European traffic
http://holanetworks.net media buys targeting hispanic demo only in USA
http://industrybrains.com now called adHere text ads on mainly tech related sites
http://inlinks.com inline contextual ads, like Kontera
http://interclick.com banners, high volume media buys
http://interclick.com media buys, display, high volume
http://intergi.com banners and static/video in game adverts
http://intermarkets.net display/banners Media Buys
http://isocket.com/ closed beta, but will be banner/display ads
http://izea.com self serve sponsored tweets/blog posts
http://juicyads.com Display on adult inventory, flat rate buys per week/month
http://kontera.com inline contextual text ads
http://leadback.com retargeted ads at search traffic
http://leadimpact.com formerly zango pops/CPV ads
http://linkworth.com self serve contextual/inline text ads and good SEO services
http://looksmart.com self serve search/contextual text ads
http://marketingsolutions.yahoo.com search/content contextual ads
http://marketplace.sitepoint.com/categories/buy-advertising-space small direct banner/text ad buys
http://mediatraffic.com ppv ads
http://mediawhiz.com banners/display, media buys
http://megaclick.com banners on 2 high traffic file share sites
http://mirago.com/media UK/French/German contextual/search ads
http://miva.com cheap search ads
http://mobclix.com mobile ad exchange
http://mochimedia.com self serve in game ads 300×250 only
http://neoedge.com static/video in game adverts
http://offerpalmedia.com socialmedia app ads
http://openx.org/market banner exchange on open x ad network
http://pamojamedia.com Adify powered, banners for African traffic
http://platform-a.com aol banner ad/media buy network
http://plentyoffish.com self serve ads
http://premiumaccess.com premium banner ad networ
http://pubmatic.com ad network
http://pulse360.com ads on good high traffic inventory
http://realtechnetwork.com Variety of formats, self serve platform
http://reddit.com/ad_inq self serve direct ads on reddit.com
http://reseauselect.com banner and offline targetted at quebec
http://revtwt.com advertising on twitter
http://rightmedia.com/ self serve banner exchange
http://rockyouads.com social media display ads
http://rubiconproject.com media buys, nice interface/inventory
http://searchfeed.com search/contextual on parked pages. shit.
http://shenetwork.se Adify powered, target Swedish women
http://smowtion.com display banners, most South American inventory
http://snap.com/advertisers text/inline type ads
http://specificmedia.co.uk Media buys/display on UK/Euro premium inventory
http://specificmedia.com banners/video display, media buys
http://sponsoredtweets.com sponsored twitter posts
http://statusplug.com ads on facebook fan pages
http://tattomedia.com/advertisers/ banners/display/media buys
http://technoratimedia.com banners
http://trafficjunky.net self serve display/banners, good volume inventory
http://trafficmarketplace.com display/email ads, media buys
http://trafficsynergy.co.za/adrands banners, South African traffic
http://traffictaxi.net self serve banners/display/popunders Global
http://trafficvance.com good ppv ad network
http://traffiq.com self serve banners, media buy type thing
http://tremormedia.com media buys, good range of new formats
http://trianads.com failbook app ads, display
http://tribalfusion.com media buy banner network
http://unanimis.co.uk display/video media buys, UK traffic
http://undertone.com premium banners/display/media buys
http://userplane.com social media advertising for media buyers
http://utarget.co.uk/v6 UK display/rich media/video, owned by Fox
http://valueclickmedia.com banners, display/media buys
http://vibrantmedia.com inline contextual/rich ads, media buys
http://web.blogads.com banners/text ads on high traffic blog network
http://widgetbucks.com self serve text/widget ads
http://xtendmedia.com banner/display media buys
http://yume.com in video ads and media buys
http://z5x.net display banners, media buys, large inventory
http://zedo.com display/media buys
http://zohark.com facebook app ads
http://7search.com cheap search/direct domain ads
http://about.digg.com/ads sponsored ads on digg.com
http://accelerator UK banners/media buys
http://ad.ly/ more twitter ads
http://ad2onegroup.com media buys on premium UK, Irish & Aus. sites + Ebay UK
http://adblade.com self serve display ads, very good service
http://adbrite.com display/contextual ads
http://adbuyer.com media buying search/display exchange
http://adcenter.microsoft.com search and content text/contextual ads
http://adchap.com ads on various social sites, hi5, facebook, bebo et
http://adclickmedia.com self serve banners and contextual widgets
http://adconion.com video/banner ads, media buys
http://adconion.com display/media buys, good for Europe
http://adengage.com banners/text, similar to adbrite, allow weekly buys
http://aditall.com produce and run video ad campaigns
http://adjuggler.com display/media buys
http://adknowledge.com cheap ads, slow approvals
http://admedia.com self serve inline contextual text ads like kontera, also display ads
http://admob.com mobile ads, now owned by google
http://adonnetwork.com banners, contextual, search Self Serve
http://adoori.com ppv, popups Self Serve
http://adoptim.com video, text and banner ads
http://adpepper.com European banner display + Affiliate network with mostly European big brand offers
http://adperium.com/directads display banners, self serve, similar to adbrite
http://adready.yahoo.com display ads/self serve banners on yahoo sites
http://adroll.com self serve banners
http://adsdaq.com banners/media buying exchange
http://adside.com self serve ppc contextual inline text ads
http://adsonar.com text ads on high traffic US site
http://adtegrity.com Media buys/display, high volume
http://adtoll.com banners/display/text ads, adbrite clone, cheap
http://adtoll.com self serve banners etc, similar to adbrite
http://adverline.com Media buys, good French/Euro inventory
http://advertise.com self serve text, search and display ads
http://advertise.myspace.com self serve banners on myspace
http://advertisers.federatedmedia.net cpm banners on good inventory of sites
http://advertising.aol.com variety of solutions on AOL inventory
http://advertising.com display/benners, media buys
http://advertising.ezanga.com cheaper search and contextual
http://advertising.microsoft.com/ad microsoft banner display/media buys
http://affinity.com search, parked pages, text ads good 2nd tier inventory
http://aim4media.com Display media buys, European traffic
http://ampkeywords.com self serve text ads
http://appvert.com farcebook apps ads, display
http://bannerconnect.net media buys/banners, good european reach
http://bidplacesb.com/ self serve banners, owned by AOL
http://bidvertiser.com contextual and banner ads
http://brightroll.com media buys, banners/video
http://burstmedia.com banners/display/media buys
http://buysellads.com self serve banners on a range of design blogs
http://canoeklix.com/accueil text ads on the canoe.ca network
http://casalemedia.com self serve banners
http://cbsinteractive.com/advertise media buys on very high traffic CBS site inventory
http://chitika.com search related contextual display ads
http://clicksor.com banners
http://collective.com media buys, banners/display
http://cpmstar.com banners display aimed at gaming sites only
http://cpxinteractive.com banners/display, media buys
http://cubics.com social media ads
http://directaclick.com Owned by Fox, media buys, US Hispanic traffic
http://directcpv.com cpv, self serve popups
http://elephant-traffic.com ppv type ads on parked url’s cheap
http://engagebdr.com media buys on high traffic inventory
http://etology.com/ banners/text ads, cheap
http://exoclick.com Text/display on various inventory. Similar model to adbrite
http://facebook.com/ads self serve ads on failbook
http://filiado.com Media buys for Brazilian inventory
http://finditquick.com text ads
http://glammedia.com media buys, display, good inventory for female demo
http://globalinteractive.com Smaller scale banner/pop media buys
http://google.com/adwords you already know about this…
http://harrenmedianetwork.com Media buys, South American/Hispanic traffic
http://hi-media.com display/media buys, mainly European traffic
http://holanetworks.net media buys targeting hispanic demo only in USA
http://industrybrains.com now called adHere text ads on mainly tech related sites
http://inlinks.com inline contextual ads, like Kontera
http://interclick.com banners, high volume media buys
http://interclick.com media buys, display, high volume
http://intergi.com banners and static/video in game adverts
http://intermarkets.net display/banners Media Buys
http://isocket.com/ closed beta, but will be banner/display ads
http://izea.com self serve sponsored tweets/blog posts
http://juicyads.com Display on adult inventory, flat rate buys per week/month
http://kontera.com inline contextual text ads
http://leadback.com retargeted ads at search traffic
http://leadimpact.com formerly zango pops/CPV ads
http://linkworth.com self serve contextual/inline text ads and good SEO services
http://looksmart.com self serve search/contextual text ads
http://marketingsolutions.yahoo.com search/content contextual ads
http://marketplace.sitepoint.com/categories/buy-advertising-space small direct banner/text ad buys
http://mediatraffic.com ppv ads
http://mediawhiz.com banners/display, media buys
http://megaclick.com banners on 2 high traffic file share sites
http://mirago.com/media UK/French/German contextual/search ads
http://miva.com cheap search ads
http://mobclix.com mobile ad exchange
http://mochimedia.com self serve in game ads 300×250 only
http://neoedge.com static/video in game adverts
http://offerpalmedia.com socialmedia app ads
http://openx.org/market banner exchange on open x ad network
http://pamojamedia.com Adify powered, banners for African traffic
http://platform-a.com aol banner ad/media buy network
http://plentyoffish.com self serve ads
http://premiumaccess.com premium banner ad networ
http://pubmatic.com ad network
http://pulse360.com ads on good high traffic inventory
http://realtechnetwork.com Variety of formats, self serve platform
http://reddit.com/ad_inq self serve direct ads on reddit.com
http://reseauselect.com banner and offline targetted at quebec
http://revtwt.com advertising on twitter
http://rightmedia.com/ self serve banner exchange
http://rockyouads.com social media display ads
http://rubiconproject.com media buys, nice interface/inventory
http://searchfeed.com search/contextual on parked pages. shit.
http://shenetwork.se Adify powered, target Swedish women
http://smowtion.com display banners, most South American inventory
http://snap.com/advertisers text/inline type ads
http://specificmedia.co.uk Media buys/display on UK/Euro premium inventory
http://specificmedia.com banners/video display, media buys
http://sponsoredtweets.com sponsored twitter posts
http://statusplug.com ads on facebook fan pages
http://tattomedia.com/advertisers/ banners/display/media buys
http://technoratimedia.com banners
http://trafficjunky.net self serve display/banners, good volume inventory
http://trafficmarketplace.com display/email ads, media buys
http://trafficsynergy.co.za/adrands banners, South African traffic
http://traffictaxi.net self serve banners/display/popunders Global
http://trafficvance.com good ppv ad network
http://traffiq.com self serve banners, media buy type thing
http://tremormedia.com media buys, good range of new formats
http://trianads.com failbook app ads, display
http://tribalfusion.com media buy banner network
http://unanimis.co.uk display/video media buys, UK traffic
http://undertone.com premium banners/display/media buys
http://userplane.com social media advertising for media buyers
http://utarget.co.uk/v6 UK display/rich media/video, owned by Fox
http://valueclickmedia.com banners, display/media buys
http://vibrantmedia.com inline contextual/rich ads, media buys
http://web.blogads.com banners/text ads on high traffic blog network
http://widgetbucks.com self serve text/widget ads
http://xtendmedia.com banner/display media buys
http://yume.com in video ads and media buys
http://z5x.net display banners, media buys, large inventory
http://zedo.com display/media buys
http://zohark.com facebook app ads

Edward’s list was last updated May 26, 2010.

On June 30th, 2010, Website Magazine posted their ranked list of “top 50” traffic sources – based on amount of traffic pretty much. Check out their article – pretty cool. Here is their list:


Top 50 Ad Networks to Explore

1. adbrite.com
2. bidvertiser.com
3. burstmedia.com
4. advertising.com
5. AdMob.com
6. valueclickmedia.com
7. tribalfusion.com
8. chitika.com
9. kontera.com
10. 247realmedia.com
11. fastclick.com
12. clicksor.com
13. vibrantmedia.com
14. clickbooth.com
15. collective.com
16. marchex.com
17. buysellads.com
18. tattomedia.com
19. QuattroWireless.com
20. eyeblaster.com
21. azoogleads.com
22. 7search.com
23. yume.com
24. casalemedia.com
25. specificmedia.com
26. zestadz.com
27. undertone.com
28. contextweb.com
29. adknowledge.com
30. adify.com
31. spotxchange.com
32. adready.com
33. cpxinteractive.com
34. sportgenic.com
35. traveladnetwork.com
36. mobclix.com
37. centro.net
38. greystripe.com
39. audiencescience.com
40. tremormedia.com
41. brightroll.com
42. millennialmedia.com
43. targetspot.com
44. trafficmarketplace.com
45. bluestreak.com
46. adconion.com
47. pulse360.com
48. encirclemedia.com
49. Jumptap.com
50. premiumnetwork.com