As a blogger we know many ways to monetize our blog, for example: Contextual ad network like adsense, Chitika, Text links ads like Infolinks, Direct ad networks like Buysellads, CPM ad networks like TechnoratiMedia and so on. Luminate is a new and exciting way to monetize your blog using Images.
Luminate transforms your static images on post into interactive media and show ads which will generate another level of income for you. In other word Luminate is adsense for images which is backed up by Google itself. So if you are scared of using it because of Adsense violation, you don’t need to worry about it.
Some details about Luminate: Adsense for Images
Lumi Nate (EarlierPixazza) is one of the most popular way to make money from Images and it works like Adsense, where it share the revenue with publishers. It shows adsense ads and related ads from affiliates and when ever a visitor end up buying any stuff, by following ads from your images, it will make money for you. Also it displays adsense ads which will generate money for you. Like adsense it works as revenue sharing.
Here is an example of image using Pixazza ads displaying adsense:
Luminate pays by PayPal or check and minimum payout is $10/blog. So if you have added more than 1 blog, you need to touch $10 for each blog to reach payout.
Here is a video demo which shows how Luminate works:
I liked the idea of Luminate and hope in future they will add tech and other categories as targeted categories so that we can maximize our revenue. So with Luminate, here goes another addition to my earlier post on: How I make money with ShoutMeLoud.
Setting up ads is easy and they offer Image app store, where you can select from different image add options like Adding Youtube videos, Bing image search and so on. Once you have signed up, you can go here and add image ad types you would like to add.
Here is 3 days stats report, this might give you an idea, how much money you can make:
Do let us know what other ad program you are using to monetize images on your blog?
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