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Adult Ad Networks Analysis (Pros and Cons)

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Editor’s note: this list is updated over time for maximum accuracy.

We know that searching for the best ad network can be a hard task for two reasons: first, because there are lots of choices; second, because (of course) everyone claims to be the best one and sometimes you can’t trust what is said on the forums.

Indeed, we never know who’s responsible for an opinion such as “this Ad Network is the only one Chuck Norris is afraid of”.

Because we care about you, we want to share some adult ad network facts via this impartial review of the biggest ones.

List of Adult Ad Networks 

Explore away and take your pick to reach the top of the media buying!

Here’s the full list!

1. ExoClick

This is the best and more complete adult Ad Network. They provide you lots of stats and data for you to be able to make the best decision when optimizing your campaigns.

The network is huge.

They have some high-quality websites and good volumes in various spots. There are many ways to explore its traffic and, most importantly, they’ve got one of the media buyer’s best friends: SmartCPM!

Go ahead and check Mobidea Academy’s ExoClick Review!

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Verdict:

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2. TwinRed

This innovative and forward-looking adult ad network has everything you need to take your ROI to the next level. There are insane volumes of high-converting traffic from a global network of high-performing publishers.

Advertisers can bid on premium inventory in real-time and choose from a range of high-converting ad formats such as, pops, push, native, and interstitial ads.

The network offers some excellent optimization tools and advanced targeting features, and it’s quick and easy to create your campaign from the account dashboard.

TwinRed is a beast when it comes to adult traffic, and offers some of the best pubs – giving you insane returns on popular adult offers.

You can track every aspect of your campaign using the advanced macros provided to see which ad placements are working best for your offers.

If you’re looking for high-converting adult traffic with powerful optimization tools that will boost your profits, then make sure to give TwinRed a try!

Go ahead and check Mobidea Academy’s TwinRed review.

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3. TrafficStars

TrafficStars is a leading adult ad network with 3B daily impressions and premium ad inventory from exclusive publishers worldwide.

Advertisers have access to an array of advanced targeting and optimization tools and track their campaigns at the granular level.

You can target your audience using 35 adult categories, and create your campaigns using top-performing ad formats including, banners, native, video pre-roll, video IM slider, push, pops, and interstitial ads.

The volume and quality of traffic is second to none and you can use the CPMV price model which allows you to keep costs down by paying only for views seen by actual users.

Advertisers can bid on premium inventory in real-time and boost their ROI with the network’s smart targeting and advanced optimization features.

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4. PlugRush

This platform lets you select different kinds of targets. You can choose from Push, Display, Pop and Native ad formats.

PlugRush shows where your next competitor is and how you should bid to get his traffic. Therefore, you can’t afford to slack if you want to have good results.

Here, you’ll run CPV campaigns in which you pay per view. You can get some great traffic with bids as low as $0,003.

With the transparency this Ad Network gives you, you’ll feel like you’re fighting a real war!

Verdict:

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Go ahead and check Mobidea Academy’s PlugRush review.

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5. ClickAdilla

ClickAdilla is a global self-serve ad network with plenty of premium adult traffic sources. The network has over 4.5 billion users in 240+ countries and is a powerhouse for dating affiliates.

You can choose from 13 ad formats, including Push, Pop, Interstitials, Banner, Video, and Native ads. The platform has excellent targeting choices including, GEO
Device, OS, ISP/Carrier, Browser, IP, Website, Language, Time, Category, Demographic, Retargeting, Black/White List, Frequency Capping, Tokens.

For adult traffic, first, select your ad format and set your targeting options. You can then choose from a variety of Adult categories, including;

Amateurs, Anal, Asian, BBW, Big Tits, Bisexual, Blowjobs, BDSM, Hentai/Cartoons, Ebony, Foot, Fetish, Gay, Latina, Lesbians, MILF, Grannies, Squirting, Teens, Transexual/Shemale, Voyeur, Japanese, Virtual Reality, Threesome, Gangbang, Interracial, Pornstar, Fetish, Vintage, European, Brazilian, Korean, Red Head, Blondie, Webcam, French, German.

You can also select from RON and Premium Adult traffic sources. One excellent feature is the ability to select which premium adult sites you want to target when creating your campaigns.

You can use smart targeting algorithms to boost your campaign performance and control your ad spend while taking advantage of the platform’s in-house, anti-fraud ad tech.

The ad network seamlessly integrates with most leading trackers, including Voluum, Binom, and RedTrack.

You can get started from just $50, and choose from a wide selection of global payment methods, including cryptocurrency.

ClickAdilla makes Adult advertising quick and easy and is a great place to buy premium adult traffic at a low cost.

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Read our in-depth ClickAdilla review.

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6. PopAds

PopAds is specialized in Internet popunders and popups. It allows you to set the budget, target the visitors and set frequency caps for each campaign.

It also gives you the opportunity to customize your report. The big difference in the targeting option, compared to other Ad Networks, is the possibility to choose the ISP (Internet Service Provider) for each campaign, instead of the mobile carrier. Even so, you’ll mainly get carrier traffic.

The inventory is really huge and you can have a lot of impressions in a short period of time. As you set the target for your campaign, it shows you the traffic estimations you can get, such as your average position and the maximum price your competitors are bidding on. The bid is based on a smart bid, just like in other well-known Ad Networks.

That means you always pay the minimum price in order to guarantee your position.

Yes, there are only pop-ups and popunders, but, with this name, what did you expect?

Purple pigs saddled on the back of a unicorn?

Come on…

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What?

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Check our PopAds Review!

Verdict:

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7. Push House

Push House is an RTB Push notifications ad network with a mix of adult and mainstream traffic. They have a huge volume with over 14B daily impressions in over 180 Geos worldwide.

Adult Push affiliates will feel at home with the clean, intuitive interface and can choose from Push, In-Page Push, PWA, and iOS Push to target their campaigns to the right audience.

For ease of campaign creation, the network makes use of Ready Sets. These consist of high-converting creatives that you can use to test your offers and boost your ROI.

There are extensive targeting capabilities to narrow down your audience and advanced users can take advantage of the Blacklist and Whitelists to eliminate low performing traffic sources

Each campaign can be defined by its uniqueness, making sure that you only get the freshest users to your offers.

Affiliates will need to check the 18+ option when creating adult campaigns to make sure their campaign is clear for moderation.

Important note: Push House does not allow nudity or porn content on the creatives.

You can also add feeds to your campaign variables to increase your volume by pulling in additional traffic from a third-party database.

The minimum deposit amount is just $50, and there’s a large selection of payment options to choose from to fund your account.

You’ll also be assigned a network manager who can help you get set up and fine-tune your campaigns.

Push House is a cool network aimed at Push affiliates who want to boost their ROI with high-quality traffic. It comes with powerful targeting options and advanced audience segmentation to make sure affiliates are showing their ads to the right users at the right time.

Check our Push House review.

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8. AdSpyglass

AdSpyglass is a game-changer for publishers and website owners who are looking to make the most out of their traffic.

It is a revolutionary ad mediation and management platform that auto-selects the highest CPM offered by ad networks for your website’s traffic and placements.

AdSpyglass connects publishers with multiple ad networks (up to 35, to be exact) to help them get the best rates for their ad spots.

With AdSpyglass, you will be able to:

  • Get the highest CPMs for your traffic
  • Fully customize your ad units
  • Integrate with any ad network
  • Monitor your ads in real-time
  • And so much more!

While it accepts all kinds of traffic — adult and mainstream alike — most of the ad networks within the platform are adult in nature.

There’s no reason not to try AdSpyglass — it could very well be the solution you’ve been looking for to monetize your website or blog.

Read our full AdSpyglass review and get started!

Give it a shot today!

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9. AdMaven

Are you looking for traffic that’s exclusive to a network?

You should try AdMaven! With roughly a billion active users — 90% of which come from direct publishers — you can ensure better conversion rates with this network than with others.

AdMaven has two ad formats: push notification ads and pop ads. Adult mobile content and adult web games work great with their pop traffic as a large portion of it comes from adult sites.

Campaign creation is super easy with this platform, and you can add virtually every macro (AdMaven Review) you need to properly monitor your campaign’s traffic.

Pop rates are pretty cheap — it starts at $0.0002, and the recommended bid for expensive geos is usually within the $0.004 to $0.006 range per view. Compared to other networks, AdMaven’s push notification ads rates are also cheaper, ranging from $0.001 to $0.14 per click.

If you’re using The Optimizer, you’d be happy to know that AdMaven is now fully integrated with this platform.

Finally, AdMaven has one of the lowest minimum deposits for adult ad networks out there, requiring only a meager $50 to get started on the platform.

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Check our in-depth AdMaven review and decide if that’s the right choice!

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10. RollerAds

For high converting adult traffic, look no further than RollerAds high-performance ad network. With over 10K+ direct publishers and 1.2B+ daily impressions, affiliates will find there’s no shortage of clicks and conversions.

While best known for push, this adult ad network also offers the OnClick (popunder) ad format, and is getting ready to launch more ad formats in the near future.

You’ll find RollerAds has a high CTR, along with a fresh user database, and enough targeting options to create winning campaigns off the bat.

Affiliates can use the CPC (cost-per-click) pricing model for push ads and CPM bidding for the Onclick format.

Bids can be set as low as $0.001, and you can get some pretty good results, even when choosing non-premium traffic sources.

The platform has decent targeting options, including Countries, Carrier, Browser, OS, Day and Time, IP Capping, Campaign Budget, and Zones.

Advertisers can use zone exclusion to narrow down their targeting and focus on high converting traffic sources in just a few clicks.

Stats can be viewed from the reporting tab in real-time and the advanced S2S postback tracking can be used with any popular tracker – so you can see exactly which ads are driving the results.

There’s a convenient creative library, so you can take advantage of historically high-performing creatives to drive more conversions.

RollerAds can be used in a variety of verticals, including Adult, Dating, Games, Nutra, Sweepstakes, and Pin Submits – so advertisers should find it easy to find suitable offers for their campaigns.

There’s plenty of ways to fund your account, from credit card to PayPal, wire transfer and crypto payments – with balance notifications sent direct to email.

Support is available via messenger and email, and the expert team can help you to set up your campaigns and find profitable traffic sources for your offers.

Read our full RollerAds review.


11. Zeropark

Zeropark is developed by team behind Voluum. It basically works with 3 types of traffic: push, pop, and domain redirect traffic (described as full page PPV traffic). It has both adult and mainstream traffic, with the majority of traffic being mainstream.

Related: Voluum Review

Even so, the volumes for adult are interesting.

The cost model is CPV (cost per view) on pop and domain redirects and CPC (cost per click) for push. For CPV traffic you pay every time a user views your landing page. When you set your bid, you can see a “visibility bar”, which pretty much lets you know whether or not you’re getting a decent position with this specific bid.

Targeting options include: Geos, keywords, devices, carriers, RON, and others.

Target/Source are basically whitelists. Targets are the placements; sources are the ad exchanges linked to Zeropark. This basically means that sources are sets of targets.

Another interesting characteristic that’s worth mentioning is the full integration of Zeropark with Voluum. You just need to create a campaign in Voluum and choose Zeropark as a traffic source and you’re set: Everything will be tracked correctly, including costs.

More recently, you can even get to optimize your campaigns directly from Voluum. This opens up a whole new array of possibilities you didn’t have before.

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Check our Zeropark review!

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12. TrafficJunky

First of all, we gotta thank TrafficJunky for changing their platform. The one that’s live now is pretty neat and far better than the old version.

The campaign creator is simple, clear and has useful features. I like that they show you the dynamic tracking when you put in your URL because on many sites you have to go the help section or explore the website.

Regarding the banners, you can use jpg, gif, png, iframes or rich media. You can use your banner bank or upload them directly with the browsing option. They’re not perfect, though: Their low point rears its ugly head when you take a swing at spot selection. Indeed, they only let you promote on their own network.

You can pick a specific site or create a RON campaign, and they make it all better with a hell of a high point: You can see the targeting and bids of the other advertisers.

In conclusion, except for a few low points, TrafficJunky is a good platform that has been much improved over the years.

Wanna learn more about TrafficJunky?

Check our in-depth TrafficJunky Review!

Verdict:

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13. TrafficFactory

This adult Ad Network only has a few adult websites.

However, with 6 billion global daily impressions, there’s enough volume to compete with larger networks like ExoClick.

TrafficFactory’s worst aspects are the spots: 300×100, 338×235, 928×244, and 180×1030, plus video pre-roll. You’ll only find them here but, trust me, once you get used to the way the platform works, you’ll think it’s really interesting.

In addition, they have an AdRate which measures your position relative to the competition. That’s a mix of your bid and your CTR.

Do you know what that means? Either work carefully on your banners or be ready to empty your pockets!

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Verdict:

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14. JuicyAds

It’s an award-winning Ad Network that’s well-known in the business and has good relations with other companies.

That’s all great!

However, the same can’t be said of the platform as a whole. Indeed, it’s easier to find bad aspects rather than great ones. The platform is messy, the network has bad quality, the stats (the few they actually give you) are hard to analyze.

Moreover, since the platform isn’t mobile-oriented, it doesn’t have any mobile banner traffic.

Here are some positive aspects, though:

a) you can block sources;

b) even if the network has the bad quality you can target the specific websites you want and they provide you useful dynamic trackings.

As a Media buyer, I really only care about the stats and info displayed. In the case of JuicyAds, though, I appreciate the fact that they put pictures of the Juicy babes. I know…it may sound shallow…

…I’m sorry, but I’m a guy!!

Verdict:

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15. TrafficHunt

Traffic Hunt is a simple Ad Network. It works only with a few premium members area websites. Their stats are really useful for you to understand your campaigns’ behavior! But you won’t have a great margin to implement creativity in your strategies

Here, you can control bids, banner performance and adjust the bids per website.

Do you know what that means?

If you wanna be successful, you gotta read and analyze your stats fast!

Verdict:

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16. Traffic Shop

TrafficShop is an adult network with plenty of features and targeting options. There’s a good range of ad formats for mobile, including mobile and desktop banners, native ads, popunders, and skimmed (a specific percentage of clicks on a website redirects the users to an offer).

The volumes aren’t exactly huge but it’s simple to work with and all the important info is there (domain names, main targeting options, performance tracking, etc.) They’re different from most other popular ad networks in that when you setting your LP URL you need to prepare it first and then link it in the campaign editor.

They also set the bid differently because you don’t set the value by yourself. Instead, you scale up your position and they’ll automatically insert the required bid. They also offer IP ranges which is not all that common.

Yes, they’re different, but not goofy-style different and we appreciate that!

Verdict:

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