Since its launch in year 2003 , Google AdSense is one of the worlds best ad networks. It is probably the largest and most used ad network in the world and the most loved one by bloggers. AdSense is a Google Program for small to large publishers and is helping them to make money everyday.
Few best things about Google AdSense are ,
1. One of the largest in the world.
2. Backed by internet super power Google.
3. Has a lot of advertisers from various categories.
4. Can display ads based on many factors like , contextual , behavioral , geographical.
5. Highest CPC if compared to custom ad networks.
6. A good choice of publishers from Asia.
Though AdSense does not have too strict norms for acceptance and participation in its program but still it is difficult for new publishers to get approved. It is further difficult for them if they belong to India and China. Google AdSense allow small publishers but they are very strict with usage and placement of ads and have a strict guideline for this purpose. In case Google find a publisher violating this , their account may be suspended.
For the publishers without AdSense approval or suspended AdSense account , there are few options available. However it is strongly recommended that you must try to get AdSense approval and then use the program properly. AdSense does not have any competitor at present because of its higher earning potential.
Large publisher have various options but they are really limited to big publishers with thousands of visits everyday.
AdSense alternatives in 2013
Media.net is a Yahoo/Bing initiative with lots of expectations considering the identities behind it . Yahoo/Bing is yet to make the name and fame however it may in real sense become an AdSense alternative. Media.net offers $ 100 minimum payout just like AdSense and offer PayPal or wire transfer on net 30 day basis which is really good. media.net is currently accepting applications and sending invitations to publishers who have applied.
Chitika has been there for a while and is a stable ad network. It offers various types of ad options and give $ 10 payout via PayPal and $ 50 payout via cheque. Payout is given on net 30 day basis.
Infolinks is rather an AdSense companion because it can be used along with AdSense. Infolinks is primarily is a link based ad network but nowadays offer other kinds of solutions. Infolinks offer $ 50 PayPal , Wire , Cheque payouts on a net 45 day basis.
Clicksor is also a widely used ad network. The best thing about this network is that it offers net 15 days payment facility. PayPal and cheque minimum payout is $ 50 and wire transfer in $ 1000.
BuySellAds is also an ad network that sells ad space for its publishers. It is the most popular ad network within bloggers after AdSense in recent times. BuySellAds can be used along with AdSense. It offers $ 20 minimum payout via PayPal and $ 50 via cheque. It is not easy to be accepted in BuySellAds network as they have strict norms for this.
BlogAds is simillar to BuySellAds where ad space is directly sold to advertisers. BlogAds offer $750 minimum payout via wire transfer and $75 via PayPal. Getting approved in BlogAds is not very easy as they are cautious about quality . Niche category specific blogs with 30000 page impressions and broad category blogs with more that .5 million page impressions can apply.
Kontera ia also an ad network offering in text and display ads. This network offers minimum of $50 payout via PayPal , cheque or wire.
Few other AdSense alternatives.
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