How to Get Started With the Ads Addon

The MonsterInsights Ads addon tracks the performance of your ads, so you can optimize them for maximum revenue. It gives you detailed insights on the performance of your ads at a glance. With the Ads addon, you can…

  • Track how many clicks each banner is receiving
  • Discover which ads your audience are ignoring
  • Identify the most effective ad placements
  • And more…

To access the addon, you must have the Plus license plan or higher. Before starting, you’ll also have to have the MonsterInsights plugin installed and authenticated with Google Analytics.

Installing the Ads Addon

First, go to Insights » Addons and click Install under the MonsterInsights Ads addon.

install ads addon

After the plugin is installed, the button will change to say Activate. Go ahead and click the Activate button to make sure the addon is active and ready to use.

activate ads addon

Now you’ll need to integrate Analytics with your AdSense account.

Integrating Analytics With Your AdSense Account

Log into your Google Analytics account and select the website in which you’d like to link Analytics and AdSense.

click on google analytics view

Now click Admin on the left taskbar.

click admin

In the property column, click AdSense linking.

adsense linking

Now click the +New AdSense Link button.

click new adsense link

Select the AdSense property that you want to link with your Analytics property. Then, click Continue.

elect an adsense property

Now select the Analytics view in which you want your AdSense data to be available. Then, click Enable Link, and click Done.

enable link

Enable Google AdSense Tracking

Now select the checkbox to enable Google AdSense tracking by navigating to Insights » Settings » Tracking » Ads. Don’t forget to click the Save Changes button.

enable adsense tracking

That’s it! No further configuration is required.