Sign up for Ad Manager

Ad Manager supports multiple ad networks including AdSense, Ad Exchange, and other third-party networks. Ad Manager is publishers who have significant direct sales, larger sales or ad ops teams, and who require granular controls over inventory and delivery.

If you want more automation and easy to implement ad solutions, AdSense might be a better fit for you.  AdSense and Ad Manager publishers have access to the same premium advertisers and certified buyers. You can serve high-quality ads from both AdSense and Ad Manager.

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Create a Google AdSense account

You need a valid Google AdSense account to sign up for Ad Manager. If you don’t have a Google AdSense account already, create a new AdSense account.

Your Google AdSense account is only required to set up your Ad Manager account. You aren't required to actively use Google AdSense.

Sign up for Ad Manager

Your Ad Manager account is permanently linked to your Google AdSense account. If you have more than one Google AdSense account, make sure you sign up for Ad Manager using the right one.

  1. Visit admanager.google.com to sign up for an account.
  2. Click Create account, then choose For myself or To manage my business.
  3. Follow the prompts to complete the sign up.

After creating your account, visit admanager.google.com to sign in. If you're having trouble signing in, you can troubleshoot access issues.

Time zone and currency settings

Before you do anything in your new Ad Manager account, make sure that the network settings are correct. Once you have created your first order, network time zone and currency are fixed and cannot be changed.

  1. Sign in to Google Ad Manager.
  2. Click Admin and then Global settings and then Global settings.
  3. Review time zone and currency settings.

    These setting were configured when the Ad Manager network was created. They can be changed up until you create your first order.

  4. If you've made changes, click Save.

Next steps

Your network is up and running. Here are a more articles to help you get started.

You can search this help center for more help. You can also explore the support options available to you.

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