7 Best Google Adsense Alternatives You Can Try

Google Adsense, as we all know, is one of the largest advertising group and currently the market leader in Online Advertising Industry. Getting Google Adsense approval is like a dream for all the bloggers. But what really dishearten one is the fact that getting this approval is quite difficult as Google follows some seriously strict guidelines which its users must abide by to activate or to continue with the Google Adsense program.

Google Adsense Alternatives

So, for all those who have been denied Approval of a Google Adsense account or has been banned due to some reasons, it’s not the end of the World, Guys! Though the alternatives won’t help you earn the same revenue as that from Google Adsense, but for those who are looking for an alternative to the Google Adsense, following is a list of Top 6 Alternatives to Google Adsense :


1. Luminate

Luminate Inc. (previously known as Pixazza Inc.), founded in 2008, is an online advertising program and currently the market leader in making the images more interactive, offering World’s first platform for image application. It currently serves more than 150 million users per month and 30 billion page views per year. This ‘first-of-its-kind’ platform gets operational when a user mouse-over’s an image, displaying the related products and information to that user.  It takes into account the keywords that have been tagged with an image and then display the relevant ads accordingly.

The minimum payout is $10 which can be received on a PayPal account or via Standard Cheque.


2. adBrite

adBrite Inc., is an online advertising network which serves ads on 112,009 sites and is the 10th largest ad network on the Internet, according to Media Metrix. Attributor survey ranked adBrite as the 6th largest ad server in 2008 with a 2% share of the market. adBrite now reaches 300 million unique visitors per month with more than 150 million in the U.S. itself. adBrite runs many different services such as adBrite Intelligence™  and adBrite Audience Manager™.

The minimum payout is $100 which can be received via Standard Cheque.


3. Chitika

Chitika Inc., founded in 2003, is a search-targeted advertising network and research firm. The name Chitika means “in a snap” in the South Indian language of Telugu. It offers 3 different products or kinds of ads to the users :

(i) Chitika | Premium : Chitika | Premium displays ads to visitors that reach a page directly from a major search engine.

(ii) Chitika Local Ad Exchange : Chitika launched Local Ad Exchange (LAX) with the intent of bringing together search-targeting and local advertising.

(iii) Chitika Mobile :  Chitika Mobile is a feature that allows standard Chitika | Premium ads to change dynamically into mobile-designed ads based on a user’s user agent.

The minimum payout is $10 which can be received on a PayPal account or via Standard Cheque.


4. Kontera

Kontera Technologies Inc., founded in 2003, is an advertising network, providing in-text advertising and information services.It is a leading provider of In Text advertising for your website, delivering state of the art contextual ads. There are over 140 million monthly unique users on the Kontera network.Kontera ads are used in over 1% of the top 10,000 websites ranked by traffic.

The minimum payout is $50 which can be received on a PayPal account or via Standard Cheque.


5. Bidvertiser

Bidvertiser is a PPC based program offering fully customizable, content based advertisements. Bidvertiser offers website owners with the ability to sell their ad space, automatically, to the highest bidder. Advertisers can place ads directly on sites of their choice and pay only when a visitor clicks-through their site. Bidvertiser serves text ads in all types of standard ad units, including banners, buttons, skyscrapers and inline ads. They also offer an affiliate program which is optional, but can help you earn extra cash.

The minimum payout is $10 which can be received on a PayPal account or $25 which can be received via Standard Cheque.


6. Infolinks

Infolinks Inc. is a leading provider of pay per click In-Text advertising services, working with online content publishers worldwide. It delivers highest click-through-rate in the industry, and lead the market with innovative technologies that bring the advertisers the highest ROI and the publishers the highest earnings. It provide engaged website audiences with advertisements that truly match their interests as they read. Advertisers reach global markets with local precision, via 300 million unique views across 50,000+ premium sites that work exclusively with Infolinks.

The minimum payout is $50 which can be received on a PayPal account or $400 which can be received via BankWire / ACH payments.

These are some of the best alternatives you can use to monetize your blog and to earn money. Please feel free to post your comments or doubts in the comments section below for any queries.


7. Technorati Media

They operate the largest social media advertising network. With our deep agency and client relationships, we ‘ll deliver targeted campaigns from top brands at high CPMs. We’ve built a national sales team with a record of success from top tier media companies including Google, MSN, Yahoo!, IGN, Hearst, CNET, Tribal Fusion, Washington Post, and Time Inc. So you can take part in campaigns from top brand advertisers and fill whatever’s left at the highest possible rates.

Their minimum payment amount is $50.00. Technorati Media can pay you via PayPal or check.