Adbuff is a relatively new CPM network which helps publishers monetize their viral blog traffic. It is growing to be one of the fastest Adsense alternatives with strong CPM rates for US and Canadian traffic. Let us take a closer look at Adbuff- the CPM rates it is offering its publishers in 2017 and more.
Adbuff Traffic Requirement
All publishers getting registered with Adbuff needs to comply with the following terms. I’d like to stress here that you need to have a substantial volume of tier 1 traffic (US and Canadian traffic) to be accepted into the Adbuff program. Also, listed below are the list of criteria that need to be fulfilled to be accepted by the network.
- Site should have a minimum of 2000 page views per day
- Majority of the traffic should be coming from US and Canada
- The publisher site must be at least 3 months old
- All sites should have clear content. They shouldn’t be streaming, download, Bitcoin sites and also should not contain content related to gambling, violence, adult etc.
Adbuff CPM Rates 2017
Some of the ad networks which Adbuff has integrated with include- Doubleclick Ad Exchange, Criteo, Pulsepoint, AOL. Adbuff’s ad serving technology serves the ad which offers the highest CPM rate across these networks and thus enables publishers to gain higher CPM.
As you can see here, the CPM rates offered by Adbuff is around 0.30 cents. Adbuff claims to provide a CPM rate of around $0.30 to $3 and more, however, it depends on the traffic sources and audience niche. Sites which have a high percentage of social traffic tends to perform well with Adbuff since the deciding metric is only impressions and not click-throughs.
Adtear CPM Rates 2017
Since Adbuff only accepts sites which have a high percentage of US and Canadian traffic, all those websites which have world wide traffic are automatically approved on their tier 2 ad network which is called Adtear. Adtear help publishers monetize any traffic and have comparatively lower CPM rates. The Adtear CPM rates tend to be around USD 0.10 cents. Here is a screenshot of Adtear CPM rates.
I have tested this on one of my regional content blogs and the CPM rates came up to be around 0.06$. So, Adtear can be tested on blogs and websites which are otherwise not approved by AdSense and just by placing 3 ad units, you can get a CPM of around 30 cents to 40 cents.
Thus to wrap up, Adtear can an optional network for regional Indian blogs which currently have no source of monetization. Additionally, you can make good revenue from Adbuff is you’ve strong social traffic. Also, Adbuff can be a recommended network from Traffic arbitrage. You can take a look at our getting started guide to traffic arbitrage here. Overall, Adbuff CPM rates seem promising and one can get started with the network once the sites get approved.
AdBuff is a high paying CPM network if you've majority traffic from US, UK and Canada