9 Best YouTube Monetization Networks To Grow Your Channel

9 Best YouTube Monetization Networks To Grow Your Channel

Are you looking for Youtube monetization network? OR Have you lost your AdSense account? don’t worry, monetize your youtube channel with these AdSense alternatives. Yes, it is right you can monetize your channel without having an AdSense account. You only need to know about MCN network.

There are many MCN networks that can help you grow your channel’s earnings. But how do you recognise which one is good? You need to choose those that are reliable and popular among the YouTubers.

So, In today’s article, I will be introducing you some Youtube monetization alternatives that can help you monetize youtube channel without AdSense. But before preparing the list of top networks, let me give you some advice how to select a good network that fits you.



Things that you need to remember before joining any Youtube Monetization network 

  • The network must be reliable, well-known and certified by youtube.
  • Before participating, read the community guidelines to know network insights.
  • It must Comply YouTube’s TOS & policy guidelines.
  • Optimal CPM rate.
  • Revenue share should be high (90 to 95%)
  • 24/7 personal support
  • User-friendly dashboard
  • Easy access to payment. (Like PayPal, wire transfer and check etc.)
  • Offers content ID to their VIP partner to protect original content. (content ID claim.)
  • Promotes all types of video categories (like Entertainment, Education, Music, Vlogging)
  • Royalty-free music.
  • Should Give a feature to claim your stolen video.
  • No lock contract.

Above you have seen some requirements that you need to remember before participating any alternatives. Now let’s come to our discussion.

Benefits of joining YouTube MCN networks 

  1. Provides the more exposure to your video 
  2. Helps your videos to get ranked in top on YouTube 
  3. Increase YouTube SEO score
  4. Also helps you provide more sponsorship opportunities

A quick review to get to know the all YouTube partnership network

Vidgenx AdRev Freedom Fullscreen Creators rev. ESL FlimSection Machinima Makerstudio Curse
Revenue shares   95%   70%    60% up to 95% 70-80% 80% 80%      70%  70-80%       70% 90%
Lock contract   No     3 years     No  2 Years  No  _         _   3 years (Not sure)      1 Year No
Music library   Yes   Yes    Yes  Yes Yes  Yes     Yes       Yes          _ Yes
Support  100%  90%  100%   100% 90% 90%     100%      100%          –  90%
YouTube Certified      _   _    Yes     Yes   Yes  Yes       Yes          –    _
Payment threshold    1$    5$    1$     50$   1$ 1$     1$      1$          –    _
Payment options   PayPal, Check  PayPal ACH, PayPal   PayPal PayPal, wire transfer  _ PayPal, bank transfer Check, wire transfer      PayPal    _
CPM rates 1$ to 5$  1$   1$ to 7$        _ Not fix  _    3$ to 10$       2$          1$    _

Top alternatives to AdSense for youtube monetization

#1. Vidgenx

vidgenx youtube best MCN to monetize youtube videos

It is the great ad network to monetize youtube channel. It has following features: –

  • Revenue Shares: up to 95%
  • Full transparency
  • Advertisement type: Skippable and non-skippable
  • CPM rates:  high.
  • Bonding or Lock Contracts: No (Provides freedom to partner).
  • Payouts limit: No (you can even withdraw 1$).
  • Support:  high 24/7 personal support.
  • Payment options:  PayPal, International Wire Transfer, Check.
  • Dashboard – quite easy to use and user-friendly.
  • Compensation:  free royalty music (3,00,000+ & 2,50,000 sound tracks), channel promotion & sponsorship, fast access to payments.
  • Music Library:  epidemic & AudioMicro.
  • Special tools: multiple social media presence with the help of epoxy account & a free TubeBuddy tool to optimize your channel.
  •  An app to claim your stolen videos and also allow you to earn from those videos.
  • It runs a referral program which allows you to earn some extra income if you share your Vidgenx referral link in your youtube about section & on the social media.
  • They give sponsorship prizes to all the valuable partners.

Requirement for participating in Vidgenx 2018

  1. Your Youtube channel should be one month old.
  2. Drive 750 views per month.
  3. Your channel should be updated regularly.
  4. No copyright violation, warnings and strikes on your channel.
  5. Your channel must have unique videos.

#2. AdRev

monetize your youtube channel with adrev

AdRev is another well known Youtube MCN which is certified by youtube. It gives the capability to monetize your music videos. It has monetized 56 million videos, 100+ billion annual views and managed 14 million copyrights till now. It is the preferred music partner of freedom. It is mainly for protection of Music works. If you are a music creator on youtube and want to protect your music then give it a try.

It has following features: –

  • Revenue shares: 70%
  • CPM rate: high (if the content is real and effective).
  • Dashboard: Pretty Amazing
  • Content ID: track music content on Youtube which is similar to your published one.
  • Special tools: DashGo (this tool is helpful for those who want their music off youtube into iTunes, Google play etc.  ). Image-collect (This tool helps those who want to create celebrities video using images. It has tons to celebrities image collection that you can use for video creation)
  • Helps you monetize sound recording, music video composing.
  • Payment Threshold: 5$ minimum payout. (this data has become one year old. so I am not sure whether it is right )
A proof of revenue shares by AdRev (youtube video monetization network)
This screenshot has been taken from a forum named “thebot.net” posted by Skylikemake
  • Payment options: PayPal (within 30 days)
  • Bonding or lock contract: 3 years
  • It runs referral program to provide some extra revenue.

Requirements to participate in AdRev

  1. I’m not sure about the number of views per month. But I think it may equal to 1000 per month because Adrev has a partnership with the freedom.
  2. You should be at least 18 years old.
  3. Content should be good standing.
  4. Do not upload others content.
  5. Adrev may be terminated immediately if your channel receives any copyright strikes.

#3. Freedom – Youtube partnership network

grow your youtube revenue by joining freedom youtube partner

Freedom helps you increase youtube network and also optimize your revenue. It is most reviewable ad network by YouTubers. It has signed with Google contract to become a youtube partner. Freedom does not work for any company.

Features: –

  • Revenue share: 60% and goes up to 95%

See a real proof [FullAhBeans]

A proof of revenue shares provided by freedom ad network (by FullAhBeans)

  • Bonding or locking contract: No
  • CPM rate:  it depends upon the quality of your content. If your video content is most friendly with advertising then CPM goes up to 7 to 8$ otherwise it will be 1$ or may be less than 1$.
  • Full transparency (A partner can keep an eye on revenue every time)
  • Payout limit: No (you can withdraw 1$)
  • Support: Nice
  • Youtube certified: Yes
  • Payment options: ACH (automated clearinghouse), global ACH or e-check, wire transfer, PayPal,
  • No tax levies during withdrawal.
  • Music library: epidemic, position music & Audiomicro
  • Sponsorship prizes to encourage creators.
  • Most fit for gaming videos, fashion & beauty etc.
  • If you promote your freedom’s referral link on social media, you can earn 15% freedom. It means that if you earn 100$ then 60$ get paid to you and 40$ goes to freedom. Now if you refer freedom partnership to any other Youtuber, in that case, you will get 15% of 40$ as a commission.
  • Dashboard: Easy to use
  • Special tools: Heartbeat (Increase communication with other interested YouTubers), Videobar (Help to increase watch time on videos)
  •  Content ID: track all the copies of your work on youtube.

Requirements to become the partner of youtube freedom Ad network

  1. Your channel must have at least 1000 page views per month
  2. Video content should be real and valuable.
  3. No copyright content.

#4. FullScreen 

Fullscreen is the largest network partnership owned by Otter media. It has multi-platform monetization feature which let you allow to access your content not only on youtube but also on other platforms.

fullscreen youtube monetization network

 Every year it delivers hundreds of millions of dollars to their creators, billions of video views all over the world, tens of millions of dollars in subscription & merchandising and schedule more than 100 of live tours. It gives you an opportunity to match you with world-class brands which help increase your revenue.

There are following features: –

  • Revenue shares: 70% or goes up to 80%
  • Bonding or locking contract: 2 years
  • CPM rates: Depends on your content quality. (It is not fixed.)
  • Payment options: Paypal ()
  • Payment Threshold:  50$ (from Paypal)
  • Youtube certified: Yes
  • Special tools: Fullscreen Gorilla (this tool allows the creators to participate in branded sponsorship from advertisers), Facebook app tool & epoxy account.
  • Dashboard: easy to use & full transparency.
  • Music library: epidemic sound & reimagined
  • Content ID: yes
  • Support: pretty good (by email, response time 1 hour)

FullScreen partnership requirements 2018

  1. There is no official recommendation about page views & the number of subscribers on youtube channel. But some who already the partners of this network declared that they had only 200 subscribers and fewer page views (80 page views per day ).
  2. Your channel must have high-quality unique content.
  3. Publish your content on regular basis.
  4. You must be at least 13 years old.

#5. Creators revolution

creators revolution youtube monetization network

Features of creators revolution

  • Revenue shares: 80%
  • CPM rates: Not fix, get change accordingly
  • Lock in the contract: No
  • Payment Threshold: No (you can withdraw any amount)
  • Payment options: PayPal, wire transfer etc.
  • Music library: epidemic & Audiomicro.
  • Content ID: protect content piracy on youtube.
  • This network is supported by ESL video network.
  • Youtube certified: Yes
  • It runs a referral program, in which they ask creators to promote their network on youtube as well as on social media. They offer 50% (raised up to 75%-100%) commission to their creators.
  • There is a cash reward system in which you need to hit some specific recruiter goals to get some extra cash in your hand.
  • FREE sponsorship to earn a good amount of money.
  • Dashboard: Full control on it.
  • Support: good

Youtube monetization network Creator revolution requirements 2018

  1. Similar to Fullscreen network ‘creators-revolution‘ has not disclosed any recommendation to views & channel subscriptions.
  2. You should be 18 years old.
  3. Your video content must be real & unique.
  4. No copyright strike.

#6. ESL video network

Would you like to monetize your gaming videos? I have come across with a reliable network which can help you monetize youtube videos without having an AdSense account.

ESL video network to monetize youtbe gaming videos

Features: –

  • Revenue shares: 80%
  • Payment Threshold: 1$
  • Support: they provide you multi-language support
  • Music library: epidemic
  • Dashboard: powerful dashboard
  • Referral program: Yes
  • Provide Sponsorships.
  • Youtube certified: Yes

Requirements for participating in ESL video network

All the recommendations & eligibility are similar to creators revolution network.

#7. Film section

Film-section is a great AdSense alternative for youtube. Most of the popular YouTubers have joined this network. It has it’s global advertising sales department which selling alongside Youtube with optimised advertising fill rate.

Features: –

  • Revenue shares: 70%
  • CPM rates: 3$ to 10$ (Mostly depends upon your content creation)
  • Lock contract: Three months No lock-in trial
  • Payment Threshold: No (you can withdraw even one dollar )
  • Payment options: PayPal, bank transfer & western union (monthly payout)
  • Content ID: Anti-piracy protection system. You can earn also earn from your stolen video.
  • YouTube certified: Yes
  • Dashboard: easy to use, also gives powerful access to dashboard
  • Support: 24/7 (reply within 48 hours)
  • It gives the boost to both channel & revenue.
  • Full transparency means you can see your earnings on your dashboard.
  • No tax is levied by this network.
  • Referral Program: Yes (earn 10% commission)

Requirements for participating Flimsection network

  1. Your youtube channel should have at least 3000 views per month
  2. Content should be unique.
  3. Stolen content is strongly prohibited
  4. There should not be any copyright strike on youtube channel.


#8 Machinima

youtube monetizing network machinima


Machinima is the Youtube certified Multi-channel network to grow your gaming channel. When I saw the profile of this network on youtube I see there are more than 12M subscribers. which is the direct indication of the greater partnership of YouTuber than others.


  • Revenue shares: 70 to 80% and also offers 100% revenue share contract.
  • CPM rates: 2$ (May change accordingly)
  • Payment options: check, wire transfer
  • Payment Threshold: 1$
  • Lock contract: Yes but not sure about time period (maybe 3 years)
  • Dashboard: nice
  • Multichannel account services
  • Massive royalty free music (more than 1,50,000)
  • Support: Great
  • It helps to grow the audience.
  • It provides content to Verizon go90, Amazon, PlayStation Vue, AMC Networks International and much more.

Requirements to participate in this youtube monetization network

  1. Your channel must be able to receive at least 300 pageviews per day. But many blogs I also found 1500 to 5000 views per day.
  2. There should be more than 1000 active subscribers on your channel.
  3. There must be 50 quality videos on your channel.
  4. No copyright strike
  5. No stolen content

#9. Maker Studios


  • Revenue shares: 70%
  • CPM rate: 1$
  • Payment Options: Paypal
  • Lock contract: 1 year

Requirements to participate in this alternative network

  1. 2500 view per month on your Youtube channel.
  2. Unique content
  3. No copyright strike

#10. Curse

curse - YouTube network for Gamers

Features:  –

  • Revenue share: 90%
  • Uncapped contract
  • Lock contract: No
  • 5,00,000 Audio tracks
  • In-depth analysis of video performance to know which video is performing better. 


  • Your channel must have at least 1000 subscribers 
  • 4,000 visitor per month 

Conclusion with a deeper review: 

Let me give the closer to today’s topic…

These all are the MCN network which provides essential features to a youtube creator. They help their partners to grow on Youtube platform. They provide special privilege to their partner to protect their content, increase revenue and grow their network in all over the world.

Review: I have seen tons of review videos and read so many blogs. On the behalf of this, I can say that these networks are not good for all creators. There are many things that matter. It may be your content quality, the number of active subscribers etc.

I found many negative reviews against them. But also found some positive reviews. So, it is needless to say which one is best and which one is worst.

If you own a youtube channel and using any network listed above. Please share your experience with us. Give your suggestion.

If I find anyone who shares his/her experience with us politely, I will mention his/her Youtube channel (or website) in this post.

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