What We DO

Mediavine takes on the role of your exclusive ad manager, and lets you focus on what you do best; create amazing content.

We’ve built our ad technology free of the burden of legacy ad networks. It’s future proof and ready to grow with your site. You install a single script and we will optimize all placements on your site.


  • Viewability

    Using lazy-loading and other speed tricks, our network maintains over 70% viewability, making advertisers VERY happy.


  • Mobile First

    We can help you monetize your own responsive site. Lack a mobile site? We’ll get you a Google-approved one.


  • Video

    Use the Mediavine Video Player to host and stream your videos directly on your site, all while monetizing at rates several times higher than YouTube.

Who is Mediavine?

Mediavine has been an Internet Publisher since 2004. We own and operate The Hollywood Gossip, TV Fanatic, Movie Fanatic and Food Fanatic. In 2013, when Food Fanatic was launched and our relationship with bloggers began, we learned we weren’t alone in our frustrations with the way most ad networks are run.

Networks were treating us as if they, and the advertisers, were the only ones with value. They told us what we should be paid and how we should run our sites. We were supposed to feel lucky to give them access to run their ads all over our sites.

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The Publisher Network

We’re a group of publishers banded together working directly with the ad exchanges and advertisers to get top dollar for our ad inventory, but we are not an ad network.

We'll be taking on the role as your exclusive ad representation. We'll optimize your positions, run your ad server, and manage your advertiser relationships.

But we're in this together. We’re fellow bloggers, working towards a common goal - faster sites, more traffic, and better user experiences. All while making a nice living.

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Real people. Real stories.
Real engagement.

Yes, you can have it all.

Influencer marketing is more cost effective than most other marketing efforts. Our publishers are full of creative ways to get the word out about your brand that will leave lasting impressions on their audience. Our publishers have been extensively vetted, and publish quality content on a regular basis. They have engaged audiences that trust them.

We take the work out of finding the right influencer for your brand, and work with bloggers to handle all the details like invoicing, collecting deliverables, monitoring, and reporting.

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Google Certified

We are happy to announce that Mediavine has been selected as a Google Certified Publishing Partner! Only a few dozen companies worldwide have earned this honor, a recognition of our rigorous qualification standards, business practices and commitment to helping publishers succeed at the highest level.

Google has vetted Mediavine extensively, and having earned this exclusive stamp of approval, Mediavine publishers know they are in the hands of leading experts in ad technology and management. GCPP status confirms we are the best trained, most knowledgeable and most professional in everything that we do.

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Blogger Buzz

I recently made the switch to MediaVine for my ad manager. I have been writing online, full-time, since 2008, and have been blown away by the responsiveness and transparency of this company.

I love the ease of the dashboard, the outstanding customer service, and the close-knit community they have provided and consistently maintain. I have been ecstatically happy since making the switch to MediaVine and highly recommend them.

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Stephanie O’Dea

A Year of Slow Cooking

“I was resistant to joining an ad network because I had heard so many horror stories, but MPN is the opposite. Instead of working with a big faceless corporation, with MPN you have direct contact with people – imagine that!
The team is so transparent, honest, and responsive – you can’t ask for anything better. I really respect their approach to open communication, and the private Facebook group is such a good resource.”

Ayngelina Brogan

Bacon is Magic

“Mediavine is the best of the best! I’ve been with them since they started serving ads and I have never once regretted leaving the well known ad companies I previously worked with. Not only are they transparent, you always know what’s happening with your ads and revenue, but they also want to see your site performing at it’s peak. They will work with you to help improve site speed, answer SEO questions, and help you out with other site-related issues as needed. Mediavine does right by their publishers, NOBODY does it better (even if they claim they do)!”

Sharon Lachendro

What The Fork Food Blog

“I cannot say enough good things about Mediavine. I’ve tried so many different ad networks, and there is truly no comparison. The ads run smoothly, quickly and integrate seamlessly into my site. The staff is quick to respond any time I have a question. Their dashboard makes it very easy to adjust my ads, which is a level of control that no other company has ever offered me! The revenue is what really sells it, though. I’m earning so much more on my ads than with any of the previous networks I used. What more can I say? Give them a try!”

Jennifer Farley

Savory Simple

“Entrusting Mediavine to run all aspects of my site’s ad setup and strategy has been one of the best business decisions I have ever made. Mediavine’s team of experts has effectively monetized my site, and in doing so they’ve given me the ability to focus on all other aspects of growing my brand and business. Best of all, their transparency, attentiveness and user-friendly dashboard have ensured I understand the countless ad options, how they perform and the best practices for placement. I wholeheartedly recommend Mediavine for anyone looking to take the stress and guesswork out of turning traffic into dollars.”

Kelly Senyei

Just a Taste

“After strong recommendations from other blogging friends, I decided to give Mediavine a try. I couldn’t be more happy that I did. First on the list is the incredibly personal, prompt support that they provide. They want your site to perform at it’s highest possible level. When you do well, they do well, and everyone does well. It truly feels like one large family now. I am thrilled to not have to spend time finding a better network in the future. This is it.”

Phillip Fryman

Southern Fatty

“I’ve been with many of the big ad networks and could kick myself for not switching a year ago instead of a few months. My ad revenue has DOUBLED (and it was my highest ever with the network I was with prior), not to mention the service and camaraderie in the FB group is incredible. They don’t just set the bar, they ARE the bar.”

Kristy Bernardo

The Wicked Noodle

“Signing up with Mediavine has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. I only wish that I would have made the switch earlier.”

Patti Estep

Garden Matter

“ What’s my favorite thing about Mediavine? Crystal clear communication from day one. Their dedication to transparency helps me to know I’ve put my trust in the right people to help me manage an aspect of my business that’s far more technical than I care to take on myself.”

Aimee Shugarman

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Our blog

  • Aug 09, 2017 Eric Hochberger

    Last month, the IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) announced a new standard, ads.txt, to help fight ad fraud. As of today, Mediavine is proud to announce that we’d made it easy for our publishers to quickly adopt this standard via our Mediavine Control Panel WordPress Plugin or via our dashboard for other platforms. But first, because you asked … What is ads.txt? Similar to the infamous robots.txt file, it’s a “plain text” file that is hosted on your root domain, at the top level of your website, and it contains a list of authorized sellers of your advertising inventory. You can see an example here: https://www.thehollywoodgossip.com/ads.txt What’s the point of ads.txt? The ads.txt initiative was started to combat ad fraud and in particular, two main types – unauthorized reselling of your ad inventory through arbitration, and more importantly, ad fraud through misrepresentation or counterfeit ad impressions. Okay, […]

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  • Aug 01, 2017 Eric Hochberger

    Mediavine is thrilled to announce that after being extensively vetted, and having exceeded rigorous qualification standards, we are officially a Google Certified Publishing Partner (GCPP). We have proven ourselves as trained experts in Google AdSense, DoubleClick Ad Exchange and DoubleClick for Publishers, all of which are key to helping publishers meet their goals. In addition to that, we’ve achieved many things behind the scenes to make Google, and our growing number of publishers, successful: Consistently delivering over 70% viewability on ad impressions network-wide through Google policy-compliant custom ad units. Increasing average publisher site ad load times by over 200% through lazy loading and other custom built integrations. Offering Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) ad units. A custom video player monetized with Google’s Interactive Media Ads. Each of these items has long been a priority for Mediavine, and adding Google Certified Publishing Partner status to our list of […]

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  • Jul 31, 2017 Eric Hochberger

    If you know anything about Mediavine, you’re probably aware of our obsession with page speed. We feel the need for speed, and more speed after that. However, as an ad management company, there’s definitely something in our way — advertisements. Ads are slow. Really slow. Why? Because each display advertisement you run on your site is like running a separate mini website. They each run their own set of JavaScript, styles, images, and HTML just like your site itself. They require all these resources in order to render interactive ads and run the tracking they need. If you run any third party page speed measurement tool, you’ve likely seen advertisements polluting all the warnings and errors those tools spit out. So how do we balance slow ads with our obsession with page speed? We use a lot of tricks, but today we’re focusing on probably […]

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