Diversity is one of the pillars of Mediavine’s company culture. From conference speakers, blog authors and Facebook Live guests to our own organization, we strive to showcase as many different faces and facets of this community as we’re able. 

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Looking Ahead to 2019

Last year was a pretty incredible one at Mediavine. Briefly looking back on 2018, we launched Create by Mediavine, upgraded to new versions of our Video Player and the Mediavine Script Wrapper, surpassed 4,000 publishers and 50 employees.

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What is schema?

You’ve probably heard us discuss Schema throughout the years, but what does it actually entail, and how does it impact Mediavine’s approach to SEO, product development and advertising? In the broadest sense, “Schema” is defined as a representation of a plan or theory in the form of an outline or model. As it pertains to the Internet? Schema.org is a collaborative, community-oriented project whose mission is to create, maintain, and promote uniform methods for structuring data online, on web pages, in emails, and beyond.   Fun fact: It was launched back in 2011 by Bing, Google and Yahoo, the biggest search engines of that era, to create and support a common set of tools for data markup on web pages. For website owners and coders, this shared vocabulary is used to structure meta-data on sites to help search engines best understand and parse the published […]

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Mediavine Video Player: Upgrading Prebid.js and What it Means

We love header bidding at Mediavine, especially video header bidding. Header bidding allows for a single auction and democratizes bids across our ad partners and exchanges.

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Publisher Interview: Jeremy Jones of Living the Dream RTW

Oh, the stories Mediavine publishers can tell. With more than 4,200 publishers as part of Mediavine (and growing!), we could open a library filled with stories of blogging success.  But we’re too busy building things like our display advertising tools and new features for Create by Mediavine.  So instead, we’re bringing you another installment in our Publisher Interview series. We’ve talked to publishers from across our spectrum of niches, like food blogger Karli Bitner of Cooking with Karli, finance writer RJ Weiss of The Ways to Wealth and fashion blogger Alison Gary of Wardrobe Oxygen.  Today we’d like you to meet Jeremy Jones, publisher of two Mediavine sites, Living the Dream RTW and Discover the Burgh. He told us he used his Mediavine earnings to quit his day job in 2018, and we’re so excited he’s sharing his incredible story and blogging advice with us. Thanks so much for joining […]

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When Should I Put Ads On My Site?

You did it! You started a blog, and you’re even posting on a regular schedule. You’re starting to see a little bit of traffic, but what’s next? When are you a “real” blogger?

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Mediavine ads and affiliate marketing

As a company founded by content creators, which now partners with more than 4,100 content creators in helping build their sustainable businesses, Mediavine recognizes the importance of diversifying your income stream. While programmatic display and video advertising are always our primary focus, many other opportunities exist. Sponsored work with brands, selling products, e-books and affiliate advertising could all contribute to your overall earnings. In fact, if you look at some of the income reports submitted by our fantastic publishers, affiliate advertising often represents a significant piece of the pie. The million-dollar question: Can your programmatic and affiliate ads coexist in harmony, maximizing earnings without compromising website speed or quality? The answer: Yes, if you strike the right balance. Below, we break down Mediavine’s best practices to help you achieve this equilibrium. Block ads from posts, not the entire site If you have certain posts or […]

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Comscore Top 40

BOCA RATON, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2019) – Mediavine announced this week that it is now a Comscore Top 40 property. The ad management company exclusively represents more than 4,200 blogger sites, making it the largest community of lifestyle, food and DIY websites. Comscore, a trusted third-party source for reliable measurement of cross-platform audiences, regularly updates their list of top cross-platform properties. Entering into the top 40 puts Mediavine among the ranks of Vox Media, New York Times Digital and Pandora.com. “In 2018, we established a growing sales team and our relationship with Comscore. We anticipate that 2019 will be another year of massive growth as we continue to grow our technology and look to become a top 30 property in the coming months as we add more sites,” said Phil Bohn, Mediavine Sr. Vice President of Sales and Revenue. Mediavine’s commitment to brand safety and […]

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We’re almost three weeks into January, and our team is knee-deep in conference planning. Something we adore about planning conferences is getting to pick out gorgeous venues, decide on delicious food to serve and choosing our line-up of awesome speakers.  For the last two years, our Mediavine conferences have provided a plethora of knowledge from a spectrum of hand-picked speakers. (Just check out our YouTube channel for a sampling.) This year for our TWO events in Chicago and Austin, we expect DOUBLE the information overload.  We’re so excited to have Karli Bitner of Cooking with Karli on the blog today! She’ll be speaking about traffic growth at our 2019 Mediavine Conference in Chicago in June, but today she’s sharing with us how she got started with blogging, how she makes time for her website alongside her busy family and her strategies for growth.  We’re so […]

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Lazy Loading Video Player: Live & Ready to Speed Up Your Site!

We’re excited to announce that as of today, the Mediavine Video Player features automatic, built-in lazy loading for both existing and future video embeds!

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