Would you like to earn money from Facebook? Then it could be a great opportunity for you. Recently, Facebook has launched a monetization network called “Facebook audience network” which is very similar to Google AdSense monetization program. Only the difference is that AdSense allows ads on each and every device (Mobile, tablet, pc or anywhere) but Facebook allows the ads only on mobile instant articles & apps. Facebook mobile web monetization is now available for every blog publisher.
Earlier this monetization facility was only for apps. Means you could only monetize your apps but not blogs/websites. But luckily, now you can monetize both website and apps.
Facebook audience network has noticed more than $1 billion increments in 2016. This statistic encouraged the Facebook to launch this network to a very large scale, predicting at least $5 billion increments in Facebook revenue till 2020.
A Facebook page having tons of engagement could be a gold mine for you. So don’t squander this golden opportunity.
Now, are you ready to know how you can monetize your blog with Facebook ads? No worries, this article guide you how you can put “Facebook audience network” ads on your mobile website and start making money from Facebook.
Let’s get started…
What is the Facebook audience Network [FAN]
FAN is nothing but a mobile monetization network which helps publishers to grow their revenue through better ad experience. It supports high engaging ad units like standard interstitial, banner, and also native ad formats.
How FAN works: –
Facebook audience network is very similar to AdSense. As you know there are thousands of companies who want to grow their business reach and brand awareness. For this, companies approach to Facebook advertising network for increasing brand awareness & sales. These ads campaign only run on Facebook and these campaigns’ ads are available for publishers to take the benefits.
Once you have become the partner of ‘Facebook audience network’. Facebook serves some ads on your blog/website /app.
Once your placement is ready Ad will be available on your blogpost’s article. Now if someone accesses your web page through mobile then he/she will see these ads on your mobile website. If he/she makes clicks on these ad units then he will get paid a percentage of share into his account.
Now, let’s move on to the today’s topic…
How to earn money from Facebook using audience network ads on website [With images]
Monetizing your website with Facebook Ad requires a little configuration. Before configuring, I want to tell you some prerequisites.
- A valid Facebook page
- Your article must have an Instant article format of your blog articles. (For that you need to create an account in Facebook instant article ). A Full guide to learn how to connect your website with the Facebook instant article.
- Install this WordPress plugin “instant article for WP”
- You need to have a Facebook app and placement ID.
- Submit your domain before going live on audience network.
Here you are basically going to monetize your instant articles. so, let’s get started.
- Create a Facebook page.
- Once created, connect your website with the Facebook instant article to enable instant article feature. [Here is the full guide to complete this step]
- Now, install “instant article for WP” plugin.
- This plugin asks you put ‘page ID’ to access your FB page directly from WordPress dashboard. You can check here to get page ID.
- Finally, you need to submit 5 articles for review. If you have fewer articles then create at least 5 articles and then submit them for review.
Once approved, you will see this message shown below: –
If you don’t submit your article you will see this message
Now, it’s time to enable the Facebook audience network to put the ads on the instant article and start earning money from Facebook. This would only possible if you have followed above steps.
How to monetize your website with Facebook audience network
Enabling Facebook audience network for the website is now quite easy because you have already completed the above part of this guide.
Follow these steps: –
#1. Log in to your Facebook account.
#2. Switch to your Facebook page that you has enabled for the instant article.
#3. Click on publishing tool to get into the Facebook instant article
#3. Now here you notice an additional option of ‘Instant article’
#4. Go ahead and click on instant article > configuration > Tool. Here you will see following option. You need to tick that option and click on enable.
enable the Facebook audience network feature to allow the ads.
#5. By clicking the ‘get started’ button you will be redirected to FAN approval page. If you get approval then you are ready to create your ad placement and also able to fill out your payout details.
Now switch on the app that you have created recently. Now click on ‘Audience network‘
#6. For creating an ad unit, just go to Audience network > placements and click on ‘create ad placement’.
#7. Put any name into ad placement section and click save button.
#8. Go ahead and Click the “get code” button to grab the code. Put this code within the instant article code template.
You can find instant article template from here: –
As you click the “edit icon” it will take you to the instant article coding template. see here
Now just paste the code after closing of the paragraph tag <p></p>
so your syntax would be like this: –
<p></p>[put your ad code here ]
#9. This could also be done in a different way by simply switching the WordPress dashboard and open the instant article plugin. Copy the placement ID and place it into ad section.
#10. Don’t forget to fill out the payout details. If you do not give your payout details then the ad will be paused. So, fill your payout details carefully.
As you click on ‘create new account‘, you will see a five-step fill out process.
In the first step, you need to give your account info. In second steps provide your own bank account details. In next step fill out the tax information (You can skip this step). In further step verify the authorship.
That’s it, you have finished your Facebook audience network ads placement process to enable the ads on instant articles. Eventually, now you are ready to earn money from Facebook.
Being a publisher of the Facebook audience network, I noticed that earning from facebook is pretty much good. Needless to say that it become the third source of earning behind the adsense and youtube.
I hope it would help you. But if you find any problem during creating FAN account, feel free to ask in the comment section.