Ad Exchange New Policy: 5 Ad Units per Page for Desktop Sites

Google Doubleclick Ad Exchange has released new program policies for the benefit of its publishers. Recently, it was announced that sites viewed on a desktop device are eligible for 5 Ad exchange ad units per page. For mobile sites, however, they can display up to 3 Ad Exchange ad units per viewable area.

What does this mean to the publisher?

1) Monetization Opportunity

Well, this puts you on an advantage because it allows for more opportunities for monetization. You get to have more ad choices to compete with the rest of your inventory. With the right ad optimization strategy, you can pick the ones most profitable for you.

2) Optimization Resource

It also gives you a chance to experiment on the best performing ad types and placements per page. This optimization resource will help you decide on ad placement and types to improve site revenue.

3) Increased reader-engagement

As a result of optimization, plus having the chance to display more variety of content from ads – users will be encouraged to stay on your page and be drawn to the content relevant to them.

This new policy, therefore, makes a win-win situation for both publishers and website users. Contact us if you need to get into Google Ad exchange and monetize the rest of your ad inventory from premium advertising networks. Sign-up today.

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Kean is the resident expert in Ad Optimization covering areas like AdSense Optimization, DFP Management, and third-party ad network partnerships. Kean believes in the supremacy of direct publisher deals and holistic optimization as keys to effective and consistent ad revenue increases.

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  1. Yair Spolter

    Hey Kean,
    Is this still true – you’re allowed 5 on desktop and 3 on mobile? Is a tablet considered mobile? I don’t see these stipulations in the guidelines that you linked to.

    • Kean Graham

      Hi Yair,

      Yes, Google rep has confirmed that rule to us. Tablet is considered under ‘mobile web’.



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