Jan 29, 2016

Top Content Locking Networks for Publishers

Content Locking Networks are platforms that allow publishers to monetize their online content by locking it with an advertisement, people who trys to access the content will have to interact with the advertisment first to unlock it

Here is the list of the top Content Locking Networks, ranked according to their popularity.

1. AdWorkMedia

AdWork Media

AdWorkMedia is the most popular content locking network which started in 2010. You can use their platform to monetize your download links by locking them with an advertisement, their content locker is flexible and can be used to monetize both desktop and mobile traffic. The content locker automatically detects mobile devices, it adapts according to the screen size and displays the best converting offers based on the user's location (Geo targeting). They pay from $.20 - $20 per conversion depending on the user's country. So again, getting downloads from Tier 1 countries will earn you more. You can also monetize your webpages if it contains premium content by using their content locker. Just copy the JavaScript code and paste it to your to your HTML code.

Make sure that you only lock the content that is very valuable to your users and you must also own the copyrights to it.

Payment Method - PayPal, Payza, Payoneer, Check, Wire Transfer, Western Union Quick Cash, ACH

Minimum - $35

Payment Schedule - Weekly, Net 15 days, Net 30 days

2. Adscend Media


AdscendMedia is another popular Content Locking Network that started in 2009 and offers monetization tools to help affiliates make money with their online content. AdscendMedia is one of the largest incentive-based performance marketing platforms on the web and they have a dedicated account management team that is their to help their members maximize their revenue by sharing monetization tips and techniques. Members can also monetize certain pages of their website if it contains valuable content by using their content locker.

Payment Method - Check, Wire, ACH, PayPal

Minimum - $50

Payment Schedule -  Net 7 days, Net 15 days

3. CPAGrip

 CPAGrip network

CPAGrip is both a CPA and PPD Network that started in 2011. They also have content lockers and url/link lockers that publishers can use to monetize their downloads. CPAGrip's improved analytics sofware keeps members up to date with the most relevant lead related information. They have high EPC (earnings per click) offers and have a dedicated support team which available 7 days a week.

Payment Method - Check, PayPal, Wire, ACH

Minimum - $50

Payment Schedule - Weekly, Net 15 Days, Net 30 Days

4. ShareCash.org 
(Recommended) offers pre-uploaded exclusive files to promote.
sharecash ppd network

Sharecash is the oldest and currently the best ppd network which started in 2009. They offer pre-uploaded files for members to promote so if you don't have a file to promote yet and you can't think of what kind of file you're going to promote, then just go to their exclusive content which can be found on your account dashboard and choose which one you like. They have premium eBooks, game guides, and software and you are free to distribute these files without violating copyright laws. This is the the best feature of sharecash that's why I placed them on #1 spot for the list of best PPD sites.

Sharecash pays around $1 to $20 for every file download but you will usually earn an average of $1 per download. You can get more if your traffic comes from Tier 1 countries (wealthy countries) because people their have a higher standard of living than in developing countries. So if you get 1,000 downloads to your file, that means you'll earn around $1,000 as well.

Payment Method - Payza, Payoneer, Wire Transfer, Check, ACH

Minimum - $20 for Payoneer, $25 for Payza, $50 for ACH, $100 for Wire Transfer and Check

Payment Schedule - once a month for Standard members, twice a month for Gold members, once a week for Elite members

5. Purebits
purebits pay per download site

Purebits is a Pay Per Download (PPD), Pay Per Install (PPI), and Cost Per Acquisition (CPA) network that started in 2013. They have several monetization tools from File Locker, Link Locker, Content Gateway, Sofware Locker, Video Locker, and Content/Webpage Locker that members can use to monetize their apps, games, eBooks, music, files containing passwords and other digital contents that would be valuable to people. They also have an active support team that responds within 24 hours.

Payment Method - PayPal, Wire Transfer

Minimum - $50

Payment Schedule - Weekly, Net 7 Days, Monthly

See also:

Top CPA Networks 

If you know any other popular Content Locking Network that I missed, just tell me.

Which Content Locking Network are you currently using? Which of them do you think is the best? Let us know in the comments.

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