Top 10 Ad Spying Tools for Affiliate Marketers

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When it comes to being successful in affiliate marketing, you have to be ahead in the race & be fast on things than others. Keeping the same thought process, I have come up with the post wherein I will be sharing with you Top Ad Spying Tools for mobile as well as desktop for affiliates. I have used a few of these tools while others I have not used however I will try to provide the information which one is the best depending on various factors & requirements. Some of the Ad Spying Tools are for mobile only while others are for both mobile as well as desktop.

What are Ad Spying Tools?

Ad Spying tools are software services provided by various websites whererin you can find what offers or banners or landing pages are being run by affiliates. You can even find where exactly are they being run (or which traffic sources) & where the offer has been picked from. So you obviously know how useful can ad spy tools be? It saves you a lot of time which you would have wasted otherwise in finding offers, finding traffic sources, best landing pages etc.

Benefits of using Ad Spying Tools

  • You don’t have to ask or search for what offers are working best
  • You don’t have work harder on landing pages or ads as you can simply rip those off using Ad Spying tools with little tweaking. I won’t suggest completing copying them
  • You will save a lot of time finding offers or time wasted in designing landing pages or Ads
  • You will save a lot of money which you would have wasted finding/testing the best offers or getting the landing page or banners designed
  • You don’t have to hunt for traffic sources

Mobile Ad Spy Tools

Suggested Read
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  1. Adplexity.com

  • Spy on: Mobile & Native Ads
  • Pricing: USD 199 (Mobile) & USD 249 (Native)
Suggested Read: ADPLEXITY REVIEW

This is one of the most advanced tools and very useful tool I have ever come across. I have used it a multiple times & still have been using this tool.

Features:

You can spy on offers with filters as under:

  • Country
  • Network
  • Pop/In-App/Display
  • Carrier
  • Network wise
  • Publisher wise
  • Traffic Source wise
  • Categorywise: Antivirus/Sweepstakes/Games etc.

You can sort offers running on duration basis so you can check offers which have been running for long time. You can download the offer landing page as well. You can check where the offer has been picked from. You can where else the offer is being run apart from a particular network. 

  1. AdsXposed.com

  • Spy on: Mobile Only
  • Pricing: USD 169

I have not used this one personally however this is comparable to Adplexity but not as advanced as adplexity. AdPlexity tool is much better than AdsXposed. It only shows the Pop/Rediect traffic and not the mobile In-App ads.

Features:

You can spy on offers with filters as under:

  • Country
  • Network
  • Pop/Redirect
  • Carrier: NO
  • Network wise
  • Categorywise: Antivirus/Sweepstakes/Games etc.

You can sort offers running on duration basis so you can check offers which have been running for long time.

  1. MobileAdScout.com

  • Spy on: Mobile Only
  • Pricing: USD 177

I have not used this one however read reviews for the same so it does not stand anywhere as compared to above mentioned spy tools. It does not provide you all filters you see in above tools.

Features:

You can spy on offers without any of filters as under:

  • Country: NO
  • Network: NO
  • Pop/Redirect: NO
  • Carrier: NO
  • Network wise: NO
  • Categorywise: Antivirus/Sweepstakes/Games etc.: NO

You can only see the ads and check where that ad is running, which country, which OS etc.

You can sort offers running on duration basis so you can check offers which have been running for long time.

  1. AdMobiSpy.com

  • Spy on: Mobile Only
  • Pricing: USD 35, USD 134 & USD 224

I have not used this tool however it seems quite interesting as per reviews. This tool is completely different than the ones mentioned above. This tool does not show you ads basis on various filters however it will show you apps which you would like to check where it is being run and what all networks it has been running on. It shows you the top ads, countries for a particular ad. You would like to check above Video.

Web Ads Spy Tools

  1. WhatRunsWhere.com

  • Spy on: Mobile + Web (Desktop) Display only
  • Pricing: Mobile + Desktop USD 329, USD 249 (Desktop), USD 175 (Mobile)

This tool is more like Admobispy as this will give information on a particular website or an App as where it is running and what are the banners used to promote.

You can check the top running ads and the traffic source where it is running. You can check video above to find out more on the same.

  1. Similarweb.com

This tool is not exactly spy tool however it be used to spy as well. I have written a review on SimilarWeb so you can have a look at the same.

SimilarWeb Review
  1. BoxOfAds.com

  • Spy on: PPV ads, Display (mobile as well as desktop)
  • Pricing: USD 147, USD 247, USD 599

This tool is actually PPV spy tool and display banner spy tool. So if you are looking to run any campaigns on PPV particularly this is the best tool. It will show you where exactly the campaign is running on any PPV traffic source and what keywords are used. It also shows you landing page being used. So you can actually find offers as well as want to check where a particular offer is running, I would suggest this. I have used this tool personally as well.

  1. SocialAdNinja.com

  • Spy on: Google PPC/Facebook PPC
  • Pricing: USD 147

This tool is useful particularly if you are looking to spy on Google PPC ads or Facebook PPC ads. You can search ads based on keywords, Gender, Age, Marital Status, Location etc. I have not used this tool myself however it can be good option for you if you are looking for Facebook/Google advertising. 

  1. AdBeat.com

  • Spy on: Display (Mobile+Web)
  • Pricing: USD 249, USD 399

This tool is specifically meant for advertisers or media planners/buyers. You can actually check the online marketing strategy of an advertiser. Using this tool you can find the top advertisers spend wise and check their top ads as well as top publishers where the ads are running. It even provides mobile competitive intelligence for devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android Smartphones, and as well as Android Tablets.

  1. AdultAdSpy.com

adultadspy-toolAs the domain name suggests, this tool is specifically meant for spying on Adult ads. You can spy on various ads running on various websites and where the campaign is picked from etc.  Adult AdSpy is another cool and powerful advertising intelligence tool. It’s must have if you are dependent upon adult traffic. Adult AdSpy tool categorizes and indexes all mobile and web advertisements historically across 51 countries. You can check complete analysis of banner ad as well as landing page. You can search ads based on advertiser, publisher, offer, size, traffic source or landing pages. This is really a good tool to have if you are into adult affiliate marketing :).

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