Adscend Media is a CPA affiliate network, which was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Austin, TX, United States.
Adscend media provides various monetization solutions to publishers. They mainly offer content locking, and a offer wall which shows affiliate offers that publishers can promote on their websites to earn money.
Adscend Media serves high quality offers from over 180 countries, so, you will never see your offers wall empty. They provide offers for almost all the countries that you can promote to earn some healthy income. Adscend Media is a good network that pays on time and every time, they have never missed a payment.
Adscend Media provides various innovative monetization tools that you can use to monetize your inventory. It offers a very good support, they assign account managers to all the publishers who are always ready to assist publishers regarding any campaign related question, to provide offer recommendations, niche ideas, or industry best practices.
Their support even help new publishers in implementing the campaigns to their websites. They provide email, AIM and Skype as their contact options to publishers.
Requirements And Restrictions:
No minimum traffic required.
Publisher’s website must be fully functional (not “under construction”) at all levels and must point to a top level domain.
Publisher’s site must not contain pornographic material, racial, ethnic, hate-mongering, political, violence or profanity, hacking or phreaking, software pirating, violation of copyrights and patents, obscenity or any spoofing content, and must not promote any illegal activity or substance.
Sign Up And Approval:
Unlike most of the other affiliate networks, Adscend Media provides a very short registration form where you have to fill up some basic details and submit it. Once you submit the application form then you will receive a confirmation mail that says your account is pending approval.
Approval is quick and easy, they approve or disapprove any publisher application within 1-2 days. In my case they took around 1 day to approve my application.
Basically Adscend media offers two types of ads – Affiliate Offers and locker ads. Their offers wall shows various offers that you can promote on your websites or blogs to earn money. They offer various locking tools with which you can lock your links, content, and files to monetize them.
Adscend media offers various tools like Adlock Vault, Adlock Widget, Adlock Link, Adlock API, Super URL, Postback & Pixel.
Adlock Vault: With Adlock vault you can lock your premium files like eBooks, videos, images, songs, apps, codes etc. The all you have to do is to upload your content on your Adscend Media’s Adlock Vault and then it will provide you a shortened link that you can provide to your visitors. So, if anybody tries to access your content then he/she should have to complete an offer to access your premium files.
Adlock Widget: Adlock Widget provides a code that you can place on your posts or pages to allow only premium access to visitors. If you place this code in any of your page or post then it will lock your page and anyone who tries to access it should have to complete a simple offer to access it.
Adlock Link: Adlock link is a link locker service where you can lock your premium content links. This link will show a locker ad to visitor before redirecting them to the destination page.
Adlock API: AdLock API is a powerful feature that allows you to pull data (such as offers) and integrate that directly into your website/project.
SuperURL: SuperURL is a similar service like URL shortener but the major difference is you can assign offers to the shorten links. The simple procedure is, you have to create a shorten link using their SuperURL tool and assign an offer of your choice to that URL.
Postback & Pixel: Postback & Pixel is a tools that allows you to track leads within your own platform or website.
Stats Reporting System:
Adscend Media’s reporting system shows all the necessary details like clicks, leads, EPC, conversions, average CPA, revenue etc. On Adscend Media you can see separate reports for each ad units/ affiliate offers and also you can see reports based on geographic locations.
The different reports offered by Adscend Media are Offer stats, Country Stats, Adlock Widget Stats, Adlock Link Stats, Adlock API Stats, SubId Stats, Leads list, and Graphs. Adscend Media’s reporting system shows real time stats.
The minimum payout on Adscend Media is 50$.
Adscend Media pays its publishers on Net 30 terms.