If you want to make a bit of extra income from your blog, you might try placing advertisements on your site. To do this, you’ll need to join an advertising network. An advertising network is a service that connects online advertisers with website publishers.

This post will give you alternatives to Google AdSense to power your blog.

1. Media.net 

This ad network is run by Yahoo and Bing. It is a major competitor of Google Adsense’s competitor. Its main advantage over Google Adsense is that it gives a high RPM ( Revenue Per thousand Impression rate ).

Adsterra is one of the largest contextual advertising companies in the industry and is a good alternative to Google Adsense.

Benefits : 

1) Approval rates are faster

2) High RPM as compared to AdSense

2. Propellerads

) This ad network is known for its pop-under ads. These are ads that are displayed when the website is closed and work in a similar way to pop-up ads.

The text describes a features of a ad service that provides pop-up, native, banner, and video ads.

Benefits :

You must withdraw a minimum of $5 USD from your PayPal account, and $20 USD from your Payoneer account.

2) No minimum traffic requirements

3) Fast approval

3. Popads

This platform was started in 2010 and is still running well in 2021, even after a decade. The Pop ad network is used by many bloggers due to its low requirements and low payout.

Benefits : 

1) US $5 minimum payout

2) No minimum traffic requirements

All content types are eligible for ads, even adult content.

4. Revcontent

This ad network is a leader in native ads, native ads are ads which look very similar or related to your blog’s content. Due to the good quality of ads on your blog, you get good clicks on ads on your blog, which increases your income.

Benefits : 

Adsense may not always be the best way to monetize your blog. In some cases, native advertising may actually earn you more money. This is especially true in niche markets. Ads don’t irritate viewers.

5. Adcash

adcash is an international advertising platform that connects media buyers, ad agencies, and publishers.

They have been in the display and native advertising industry for the last 13 years.

Benefits : 

1) US $25 minimum payout

If you want to make sure that ads are always working on your blog, you can bypass ad blockers. This will ensure that your ads are always seen by your readers.

3) No minimum traffic requirements

6. AdRecover

AdRecover is a user-friendly solution to get ads on screens of different peoples who use ad blockers while surfing the internet and they also keep user experience in mind.

AdRecover gives people the option to view ads in exchange for rewards, which is a more holistic way of thinking about advertising that benefits both the consumer and the advertiser.

The user is educated on how banner ads help to keep people up to date and easy access to information. The user is also taught that the editor’s personal views are unbiased.

Benefits : 

1) It also bypasses ad blockers

7. Infolinks

It operates in over 128 countries and places in-text advertising on over 100,000 websites and blogs around the world.

The software searches the body of your blog for keywords related to ads created by campaign creators. When someone hovers or moves the cursor over a keyword, an advertisement related to that keyword appears.

Benefits : 

1) US $50 minimum payout

2) No minimum traffic requirements

8. VigLink [Sovrn]

Sovrn (formerly Viglink) is an ad network that works with more than 30,000 retail and big advertisers to monetize links.

The software will automatically convert any links to products mentioned in your blog into affiliate links. If someone clicks on one of these links and makes a purchase, you will earn a commission.


1) US $10 minimum payout

2) No minimum traffic requirements

9. Skimlinks 

Viglink and Sovrn are similar in that they both convert simple links into affiliate links. You will earn money when someone buys from one of your affiliate links.

For each publisher you refer to Skimlinks’ referral program, you will receive 35% of their earnings for a year.


You will receive 75% commission on sales that are generated from clicks on your unique link.

They offer a referral program with a 35% commission.

3) They doesn’t mention any minimum traffic requirements

Skimlinks is a better choice than Viglink because it has access to a wider network of merchants and affiliates. With over 48,000 merchants and 50 demand partners, Skimlinks offers more options for product categories.

The only difference between VigLink and Skimlinks is that with VigLink, you need to apply to offers which you want to promote, whereas with Skimlinks, you’re automatically approved to promote any product.

10. Bidvertiser

This is an advertising network that connects advertisers with blog owners or writers, so that they can find the best match for their needs.

Advertisers here place bids to get their advertisement on either your entire blog or just a particular part of it.

You can choose to place ads on your blog, or not.


1) Minimum US $10 payout

2) You can create custom ads for your viewers.

3) They also have good referral program

11. Buysellads

Buyers place ads on your blog through Bidvertiser and you earn money based on how popular your blog is.


2) For example, if you make a sale worth $100, you will get $75 as commission, while Google will only give you $62. It pays 75% commission per click on ads, which is higher than Google’s commission rate of 62%. For example, if you make a sale worth $100, you will get $75 as commission, while Google will only give you $62.

2) The minimum payout is US $10

12. Yllix

If you want to grow your blog, it is recommend to use download types, like downloading applications or pictures.

This advertising format is effective for promoting downloads because it features a download button alongside the ad. This encourages viewers to click on the ad, which generates revenue for the publisher.


In the Referral program, you can earn $100 for every new publisher or advertiser that you refer. You will also earn an extra 2% of their earnings for the lifetime.

You must have at least two dollars in your account to withdraw money through PayPal, and fifty dollars to withdraw through Payoneer.

3) No minimum traffic requirements

13. Monumetric

Monumetric is an advertising network that is focused on content creators and ensures that ads displayed on your site are high-quality and appropriate for your audience.

They talk to their customers to figure out what they want and need. They are available to help their customers with anything they need help with.

Monumetric pays its publishers through a cost-per-impression model, meaning that payments are based on how many times an ad is seen by a visitor, rather than on how many times the ad is clicked.

Monumetric earns less money from ad impressions than from clicks, but makes up for this with ads that are more targeted.

Monumetric’s four monetization programs are based on the number of monthly pageviews, with higher levels of support for blogs with more traffic.

In order to be approved, a blog must have a minimum of 10,000 monthly page views. This is lower than some of the other networks, and can be achieved by mid-size blogs. If a blog has less than 80,000 monthly page views, they will have to pay a $99 fee upfront for setup.

The minimum payout from Monumetric is $10, which can be paid through PayPal or direct deposit.

14. Adversal

Adversal is a self-serve advertising service that allows publishers to purchase and publish ads on the platform without human assistance.

Adversal and other self-service platforms give you complete control over your ad content and placement, which is great for those who want more control over advertising on their websites.

Adversal has an easy-to-use interface that makes it quick and easy to get your ads running.

You can manage your ad campaigns by clicking a few times, and the available display, video, and native ads allow you to select the most appropriate type for your needs.

To qualify for Adversal, your website must get at least 50,000 pageviews per month, have its own domain name, and not be restricted by a login. The minimum payout is $20 and is issued monthly. Payments can be made via wire transfer, PayPal, ACH, or check.

15. AdThrive

AdThrive is an ad network that is well-liked by many bloggers because it provides good service.

This network operates on a cost-per-impression basis and works closely with both publishers and advertisers to ensure your site only displays ads for high-quality products from reputable businesses.

The AdThrive team will help you to make money from your ads by working with you on a monetization strategy and placing your ads in the most effective spots.

The main reason to join AdThrive is that it pays out 75% of what it earns to its publishers, as well as guaranteeing that those publishers will always be paid on time, even if AdThrive itself hasn’t been paid by its advertisers on time.

AdThrive is best suited for established blogs that receive at least 100,000 monthly pageviews, most of which should come from the United States. The minimum payout for this service is $25, which can be paid through PayPal or direct deposit.

16. Mediavine

Mediavine pays out 75% of its revenue to bloggers, which is comparable to AdThrive. However, Mediavine only requires half the amount of monthly page views (50,000) in order to qualify.

This ad network sources its advertisements from a large group of advertisers who specialize in lifestyle products, making it a good choice for bloggers who write about lifestyle topics. If you write lengthy articles about this type of subject matter, you should definitely consider using this service.

Mediavine is empathetic to your partnership, which is finding it hard to come by in this space.

The organization was started by bloggers who understand the importance of having fast-loading, high-quality ads on their website, as well as transparency. If you have any questions about the ads on your website, the organization will be happy to answer them.

Mediavine will issue payments on the first of the month, for the earnings from the month prior. The minimum amount of money Mediavine will pay out is $25 for PayPal and direct deposit (or $200 for international direct deposit).

Mediavine will issue payments on the first day of the month for the earnings from the month before.

17. Playwire

The Playwire Revenue Amplification Managed by Professionals Platform takes advantage of ad tech advancements and makes it more intelligent.

If your blog has received over 500,000 page views per month, the RAMP Platform may be a good option for you. The platform offers a more comprehensive way to monetize your blog.

RAMP allows you to tap into numerous sources of demand, while also providing predictive analytics to help you earn more money.

This means that high-traffic blogs are more likely to make money from ads because people are more likely to click on them.

Playwire has a direct sales team that deals with some of the world’s biggest advertisers. This team has access to exclusive deals that can be very profitable.

You must have at least $100 in your account to be eligible for a payout through PayPal, or $500 to be eligible for a payout through a wire transfer. Payouts are issued every 60 days.

18. SHE Media

She Media produces digital content for and by women. Its most famous publications are SheKnows, Blogher, and StyleCaster, which together have tens of millions of monthly views.

She Media operates a partner network that connects female-focused advertisers with female-focused bloggers and content creators.

If your blog caters to a female audience, you may want to consider partnering with SHE Media for monetization opportunities.

If your application is approved, you will have the same advertisers as the organization’s successful blogs, and you will be affiliated with an organization that encourages female voices.

You will also receive high-quality ads from trusted advertisers that promote products without distracting readers from their experience.

To be eligible, your website should generate at least 20,000 views per month (although this is not a strict requirement).

At least 80% of your traffic must be based in the U.S. and at least 70% of it must be female. You will need to back this up with your metrics. The SHE Media partner network pays out every month through direct deposit or PayPal for bloggers who are based outside of the United States.

19. Taboola

Taboola is one of the world’s leading advertising companies, and has partnered with some of the biggest names in the media industry. They are known for providinf high-quality ads.

Taboola uses advanced tracking methods to target native ads from sponsored websites.

Aside from just placing ads, Taboola also offers a range of additional features.

The service allows you to display ads in highly customizable formats, embed videos, customize ads shown by keyword, and manage personalization methods.

Taboola requires a minimum of 500,000 pageviews per month, making its services inaccessible to smaller bloggers. The minimum payout is $50 through Payoneer.

20. Ezoic

Ezoic helps publishers find the best location for their ads by testing differentGoogle ad locations.

Its AI technology can help you make the most money from advertisements on your blog by testing different types of ads and placing them in the best location on your blog.

Blog with AdSense

An AdSense alternative can help you get more revenue to cover the cost of your website and produce more content.

Don’t settle for the first ad network you try. Try a few different ones to see which one works best for you.

Make sure to test multiple options over a set period of time and find the ones that generate the most passive income while still providing a good user experience.

You don’t have to use Google if you don’t want to. It’s fine to do things differently.

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