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.
Using lazy-loading and other speed tricks, we maintain over 70% viewability, making advertisers VERY happy.
We can help you monetize your own responsive site. Lack a mobile site? We’ll get you a Google-approved one.
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.
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.
Ad 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.Learn more about who you'll be working with
Who is Mediavine?
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.Learn more about joining Mediavine
Real people. Real stories.
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.Learn more about how we work with brands
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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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.
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.”
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)!”
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!”
“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.”
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 its 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.”
“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.”
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.”
“ 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.”
Oct 14, 2019
Among the most common questions we receive online and in person is the following: “How many pageviews do I need for Mediavine?” Short answer: None. Long answer: You’ll need a fair amount, but pageviews are not among the Mediavine requirements. We use sessions as our metric of choice. Mediavine requires that its publishers see 25,000 sessions per month – roughly 30,000-35,000 pageviews, although this varies wildly, for reasons we’ll get into in a moment – according to Google Analytics. We believe that sessions, rather than pageviews, are the best means of gauging how audiences interact with websites, as well as the monetization potential of those sites. Ironically, the internet’s collective obsession with pageview counts ironically rendered the pageview useless years ago. Think of it this way: One pageview could come from a reader carefully scrolling through an engaging, 900-word article on your site, while a […]+
Oct 11, 2019
So, you want to jump on board the video train, but don’t know where to start? No worries. We’ve got you. First, let’s answer the most basic question: What do you need, right now, to get started with Mediavine video? A website that is monetized with Mediavine ads That’s it. Note that videos are nowhere on that one-item “list.” That wasn’t a mistake, and we’ll explain why below. Slideshow video vs. Live action video There are two primary types of videos that publishers use to earn money with Mediavine ads: slideshow videos and live action videos. What is a slideshow video? Slideshow videos are videos created using still images, layered with text and music, and saved in a video format. They are faster and less expensive to produce, and if done correctly, they can look very professional and add value to your blog posts. They […]+
Oct 11, 2019
In May 2018, the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in an unprecedented effort to bolster transparency and protect privacy in online advertising. The goal of GDPR was to clarify what parties are collecting user data and for what purposes, and to provide users an opportunity to consent to having their data collected. As a full-service ad management company, we learned quickly that providing the framework for these new standards of transparency and consent would be Mediavine’s responsibility. As a publisher running ads, you are allowing third parties to collect and process data through cookies, even if this is happening without any specific action on your end. We needed to provide a way to disclose this to users and give them a way to opt in or out, and it would have been easier, even safer, to outsource a massive project like […]+
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