Best Google Adsense Alternatives In 2020 For Making Money Online

I completely agree that Google Adsense is the best and highest paying contextual advertising network in the market and the majority of webmasters are monetizing their website via running Google AdSense ads. But, you also know that getting approved in Google Adsense isn’t that easy especially if you are a newcomer in the blogosphere.

A lot of people even say that getting a loan of $10,000 is easy, but getting an Adsense account is difficult. Even if Google approves you, then you know that they have very strict guidelines and if you break any rule by mistake, chances are they will either disable ad serving on your website or will simply ban your Adsense account. Remember, once you get banned, just forget Adsense. They’ll never unban you. In addition, there are many people who aren’t satisfied with their Adsense earnings.

But this does not mean you can’t monetize your website without Google AdSense. You need to understand that AdSense is not the end of the world, there are many AdSense alternatives through which you can make good money online and maybe even more than with so-called Google AdSense.

For me, Affiliate Marketing works best, so that is the main reason why I have put affiliate marketing at the number one position in “AdSense Alternatives list”.

In affiliate marketing, you just need to promote vendor(say XYZ) product or service and when someone (say Mr. A) makes a purchase using your affiliate id, then your vendor will pay you a commission. Commission amount depends on what type of product you are promoting. For instance, commission for Premium WordPress Plugins will be less than Web hosting and WordPress Themes.

How Does Affiliate Marketing Work

As long as you are following the right tactics, no one can stop you from becoming successful in affiliate marketing. You can even make money while you sleep. Some of the tactics which you must follow for becoming successful in affiliate marketing are listed below:

  • Choose the Right Affiliate
  • Promote Relevant Products
  • Build Email List
  • Use Banners and write Honest Reviews about Products
  • Keep Calm and Be Patient

Direct Advertising is yet another popular Google AdSense alternative. Basically, in this advertising method, companies directly contact you or you contact them for their product reviews, sponsorship or advertising. As there is a direct contact between you and advertiser, so you don’t have to give any commission to third-party such as Google AdSense, Media.net and BuySellAds.

Furthermore, you can set your own terms and conditions and also have full control over your ads. Typically it is seen that blogs which get direct advertisers constantly are seen as an authority in the niche and also build long-term relationships with advertisers.

Now, before you approach advertisers directly make sure that you have good traffic, contact us and dedicated advertising page on your blog.

Your advertisement page should have the following information:

  • Why should they advertise on your blog?
  • Available Ad slots with price details and mode of payment
  • Google analytics page views and unique visitor’s p/m.
  • Google PageRank,AlexaRank and Domain Authority
  • Information about your audience and niche.
  • Social media profiles

BuySellAds Review 2019

BuySellAds Aka “BSA” is an advertising marketplace where you can make a huge amount of money by selling advertising space on your website to advertisers directly. They offer various kind of advertisement units such as text, image, image+ text, RSS feed, and sponsored tweets. Basically, they charge 25% commission on every advertisement i.e. if you will sell advertisement for $500 then your account will be credited by $400 and rest $100 will go to BuySellAds. BuySellAds pays on a Net-15 basis and has a $50 minimum payout threshold. You can select PayPal, check or Wire transfer as payment method.

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Honestly speaking you can make more money on BSA than Google Adsense. Now you must be thinking if we can make more money on BuySellAds then Google, then why it is not the best or widely used online advertising network? The catch is that Getting approved in BSA is very difficult as you need to have a quality website with great content, web design, good Alexa rank(less than 20k), PageRank and last, but not the least you need high traffic (50k Unique visits per month).

Yahoo and Bing have collaborated to form this Contextual Ad network, which is known as Media.net. It works exactly the same way as Google Adsense i.e it shows advertisements related to blog content. The best thing about Media.net is that they provide dedicated account managers and you can customize the size, color, and type (banner or text) of advertisement to be shown on your blog. Media.net pays on a Net-30 basis and has a $100 minimum payout threshold. After reaching the minimum threshold, you can select PayPal or Wire transfer as a payment method.

Media.net Best Alternative To Google Adsense
Getting approved in Media.net is tough as right now they are invite-only i.e you need to send them invitation request and in addition, you also need a good amount of traffic from the USA, UK, and Canada. Click here to request an invite for Media.net publisher account.

Infolinks is probably the leading InText Advertisement network in the market. They provide various types of advertisement unit such as Intext, Intag, In-screen, Infold, Inframe and your conversion rate will be high as their advertisements are based on keywords and key phrases related to your website. In addition, you have full control over your ads and can boost your revenue by using Infolinks with any other ad network.

Infolinks Review 2019

Getting approved in Infolinks is not a big deal. You just have to follow basic guidelines i.e., your website should be user-friendly & you should not be submitting or promoting adult content, gambling or any kind of illegal stuff on your website. Infolinks pays on Net45 basis by Paypal, Western Union, Wire transfer and Bank. Their Minimum payment threshold for Paypal and Bank transfer is $50 and 100$ for Western Union and wire transfer.

Check the full review on Infolinks: Infolinks Review-Best In-Text Advertising Network

Chitika is another very useful and widely used Google Adsense Alternative. Their advertisements look similar to Google Adsense and are based on user search engine queries. Like infolinks you have full control over your ads and can use Chitika with any other ad network like Google Adsense.

Chitika Alternative To Adsense

Getting approved in Chitika is also very easy. Just create an account and put their code on your website. Chitika pays on a Net-30 basis and has a $10 minimum payout threshold for Paypal and $50 for check. A typical Chitika advertisement looks like the following in the image.

Adversal is another advertising network, which is considered a top Google AdSense Alternative. They provide banner and Pop up advertisements and have very high CPM rates for USA and Canada.  They generally approve an application within 3-4 business days, but before submitting your application make sure that you are getting at least 50k page-views per month.

Adversal pays on Net35 basis via PayPal, Check, Wire, and ACH. Their minimum payment threshold for PayPal and Check is$20 and for Wire is $250. To earn extra income you can also join their referral program.

Adversal Good Alternative To Google Adsense

Qadabra is one of the best alternatives to Adsense out in the market. Their set-up is really simple. Just copy and paste the ad tag you get on your site and Qadabra begins optimizing your website to display the best ads and maximize your rates. In addition to their optimized ads, the minimum payout is $1, which is the best the market offers. Qadabra offers a variety of rich media ads which is something Adsense doesn’t. With rich media ads like Stay Ons, Sliders, lightboxes & Pop-ups, you can definitely make more money because these types of ads are proven for higher performance.

What’s cool with Qadabra is their sign up is really fast and your ads appear immediately so you don’t have to wait while your account gets approved like Adsense.  Try it out and Sign Up Now

Qadabra Best Google Adsense Alternative In 2019

Viglink is an advertising network which converts normal outgoing links into affiliate links. When someone makes purchases using your affiliate link, then you will receive commission just like a normal affiliate. The best thing is that Viglink is SEO friendly, reviews websites very quickly and there’s no minimum payout, but you need to wait at least 60 days to receive payment. They pay only via Paypal.

Viglink review 2019

Tribal Fusion is certainly one advertising network which will never miss you Google Adsense. They’re the highest paying CPM Ad network in the market, but getting approved in TribalFusion is extremely tough. You need to have a minimum of 5,00,000 unique visits per month, professional blog layout, top-level domain, and your content should be updated regularly. In other words, we can say TribalFusion is made for big websites. Tribal Fusion pays  55% of revenue to their publishers on Net45 basis. They pay only via Check.

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Kontera is another good alternative to Google Adsense. Like Infolinks, they’re also an In-text advertising network and show advertisements based on important keywords related to your blog post. Kontera is open for both small and big websites/blogs and their CPM rate is quite decent too. Their Minimum payment threshold is $50 and they send payments every 30 days via Paypal, Check, and Wire.

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RevenueHits is another good  Google Adsense alternative. It was founded in  2008 and is owned and operated by MyAdWise Ltd(Israeli Company). RevenueHits is the best network for publishers who want to generate more revenues with state of the art Contextual & Geo-targeted Ad Serving technology.

Revenue Hits Best Google Adsense Alternative

The best thing about RevenueHits is that they provide self-service for publishers and advertisers, where any webmaster can come and get tags and start making money. Similarly, advertisers can come and buy very high-quality traffic. They pay on Net30 basis via Wire, Paypal, and Payoneer. Their minimum payment threshold is just $20.

Bottom line – If you want to take your website or blog’s income generation to the next level, you should definitely give RevenueHits a try.

292 thoughts on “Best Google Adsense Alternatives In 2020 For Making Money Online”

  1. A ad network is good for some people and for other not.I try many ad networks this year a nd i find tribaladnetwork.com that give me good result.I get paid for clicks and conversions and minium payment is $50.

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  2. Hi,

    Very well written and explained article on alternatives to Google Adsense. I have earned quite some amount through Adsense. Now, been looking for other sources. This article has helped me a lot. I have heard about RevenueHits, I will try it on firstly.

    Thanks for sharing the information. 🙂

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  3. Alternatives will come and go but I guess Adsense will remain the best forever. But, I also think that is is better to keep experimenting with different ad networks other than Adsense.

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  4. good one bro…i wanted something other than adsense. however i was lucky enough to get adsense approved within a month of launching my website…but will keep this page book marked…thanks

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  5. Hey Deepak above all the points which you explained very systematic way.
    The information you shared about Advertisement page in second point i.e Direct Advertising is very useful for us.thanks

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  6. These alternatives would be good as we think but I think not popular as Google Adwords. Anyway its worth trying. Conversions are main priority, I should give it a try.

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  7. Actually, I have tried all of them as Google Alternatives. But The truth is that no one competes with Adsense at all. For smaller blogs I would like to share my own experience about:
    1. Amazon Display ads: one of LOW CPM ad network.
    2. Bidvertisor and Clicksor: serve low-quality ads, so your site may be flagged as malicious.
    3. Viglink, Skimlinks, Infolinks, Chitika: Low rates. Infolinks makes blogs look too busy when they use the iframe and infold ads.

    4. RevenueHits is a SPAM ad networks. You can check it’s reputation on the internet.

    5. Adversal, Adsoptimal, Media[.]net are still BEST high paying Google Adsense alternatives for our blog. They have better designs, which provides better result next to AdSense.

    From my own blog monetizing experience, I would like to say, don’t limit yourself to any one AD NETWORK. Try other ad networks and see which one work the best with your micro-niche blog. Since you are trying micro-niche blog, try monetizing with affiliate products. I would recommend to you & for others to try more network, and figure out which one is working best for their blog type.

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  8. Hi,

    These are few site only which you have told and these are the best one. I think to get yahoo ads is the most difficult even difficult than GOOGLE ads.

    You have to make the site upto the mark so that you can get approval faster and easier.

    * Content is the king

    * Blog traffic is Important

    * Navigation is important thing while getting approval

    * Contact Us | Privacy | About Us are few important things

    I liked your website design and speed of the response… Keep it up

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  9. HI Deepak,
    That was really a good post. These are really the Google Adsense Alternatives.
    Thanks for sharing.
    have a great day.

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  10. Hi,

    These ad networks are great but I don’t think that all these comparable to Adsense. Google Adsense is different than others.

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  11. Hey dear, just read your article on shoutmeloud and found your blog & this post. Am agreed with your post some how on the base of direct advertisement, because in direct advert blogger can earn more than adsense. On other hand most of cases adsense is on the top. For beginners adsense is not profitable but for pioneers adsense is money making machines. Those bloggers which have great traffic like you and shoutmeloud, are enjoying adsense a lot and also direct advert. Is am I right in this case buddy.

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  12. Read your Full Article I dont seem so that IF we are looking for adsense alternative we should go for media yahoo or infolinks as they dont approve us as we have been disabled by adsense or we are not following adsense policies.

    However As your Suggest of Affiliate is great thanks for the article. I will plan for it

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  13. Hello,

    I appreciate your effort put the things together in this post. Actually I’m new to the online money making industry. By taking some of the professional suggestions, I’ve started blogging. I worked for it and waited for long time to get results. But I didn’t found any and therefore I dropped my idea towards money making. While I’m going through your post, I really wondered that there are many other sources which make a decent amount of money through online. I will surely try these all techniques and pick a few which I can manage the things. Thank you once again.

    Cheers.!

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  14. After Reviewing Your Article i Want to Advice in Google Adsense Alternatives. I got Adsense after september it is very tuf to create a new adsense account even genuine or any tricks. But After updating Rules in Google adsense. The Adsense got Disable . I lost my 4 adsense account continuously due to invalid activity. Google Adsense now It is Risky One After Generating income it got disable..

    Final Advice Just go to Affiliates is the Best alternative to Google Adsense. In that affiliates i think so Amazon is best one
    For Website you may also try infolinks, taboola it is cool one genuine payments also as my knowledge.

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  15. Hello,

    Thank you the great collection. Many of the people who are making money from online are thinking that Blogging is the only way to earn money including me. But while checking your blog, I came to know that there are so many other options where we can explore in the world. I really thankful for your content.

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  16. great post mate 🙂 I recently started a blog and was looking for some methods to monetize it apart from adsense. your article is damn helpful for me 🙂

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  17. Hello Deepak,
    I’ve read your article. Really, your article is very helpful for every blogger to generate revenue from various ways. Your article about alternative methods to generate more revenue. You’ve describe these methods very simply yet effective, I must say you’ve written amazing article.
    Outstanding Blog!

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  18. Infolinks remain all time best alternative to adsense as an advertising agent to help various bloggers monetize their site when they do not get approval form Google Adsense. However, you can always make a few changes and get your site approved for adsense

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  19. Quite a big list Deepak. I see you re no longer posting anything on this wonderful website. Please keep on doing the great work and amaze everyone on the web.
    I have bookmarked your social bookmarking list post so I can use it again.

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  20. Thanks Bro for Sharing such a great Article. This is Really helpful for the site which doesn’t gets Adsense Approval

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  21. hii deepak

    i always go throw your articles and its nice article on Alternative of Google Adsense. most of us not aware about Direct Advertising & Infolinks but there are so many as you mentioned in this article. i will definitely try these option hoping for good result. and keep posting this type of article becoz your articles are amazing…….

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  22. Hey Deepak, just read your article on shoutmeloud and found your blog & this post. Am agreed with your post some how on the base of direct advertisement, because in direct advert blogger can earn more than adsense. On other hand most of cases adsense is on the top.

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  23. google adsense is best but after disapprove from we choose alternative like infolinks or clicksor

    Thanks bro we really enjoy read u r blog

    Regard’s
    Pardeep singh

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  24. I was also searching for the Adsence tutorial and landed on the helpful page. Thanks for sharing this precise information. Sometime, thanks can’t be enough by saying just Thanks.

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  25. Affiliate marketing is the best monetization tool if you are able to use it effectively. When talking about ad networks, I prefer Adversal next to Google AdSense. It is reliable and needs less threshold to get the payment.

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  26. Great number and lists of adsense alternative and i am trying to open the media.net but they are rejecting my blog i dont know why..

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  27. I’m a newbie myself I tried to subscribe with Google Adsense, already rejected, my webpage was to new. The maybe have a point, but I was looking for some alternatives. Luckely I found your post, very interesting! Thanks for the tips and insights, best regards, Robert

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  28. Apart from number 1 and 2, I find it hard to imagine there is any other ad network that can pay better than Google AdSense. I will be checking them out though.
    By the way direct advertising is not an easy thing and certainly not recommended if you don’t get a lot of visitors and page views.

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  29. I think Media.net is the best Google Adsense Alternative.
    It works really great.It also pays more than other adnetwork.Though No adnetwork can replace Google Adsense.But we can go for the alternatives when we are not getting adsense.
    Thanks for your post.

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  30. Affiliate marketing off course is a good alternative but that depends upon the niche of blog. For your niche affiliate marketing sounds to be the best alternative. But new bloggers like me can get involved into direct advertising.

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  31. I have tried Yahoo(media.net), Chitika and info links but Adsense is best. They didn’t pay as much as Adsense does. I think Adsense is the father of all publisher network.

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  32. Great article… to know about some Google Adsense Alternatives. I haired about some of them & most of peoples are using but even most of people like Google Adsense after having many Alternatives.

    These Alternatives are best for those don’t have Google Adsense as well as don’t have sufficient Google Adsense experience !

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  33. I am impressed by your blog. Adsense is the easy way to earn money if one gets approved and have good amount of visitors.

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  34. I agree that Qadabra is definetly the best alternative that I have tried. With all the time I had to wait to get approved with Adsense, it was nice to finally find a platform that I could start earning from right away. I have had a nice income so far with Qadabra.

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  35. Affiliate marketing off course is a good alternative but that depends upon the niche of blog. For your niche affiliate marketing sounds to be the best alternative. But new bloggers like me can get involved into direct advertising.

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  36. Thank you for introducing Media.Net to me. I needed something that is going to work well with Google Adsense. I’ve also heard great thing things about RevenueHits but never had the opportunity to try it. I agree that affiliate marketing is the #1 alternative, but I believe ads can do good as well. Thanks again for your phenomenal work.

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  37. Many adsense alternates are there in the market. But nobody doesn’t know about them clearly. Like this post everybody know about Adsense alternates. Very good post. Thank you.

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