Google adsense is the king of the Internet marketing industry but are there really no other options other then adsense that pays fairly close to what google does for clicks?

I'm interested to know this as well. I've tried adbrite, although it's not as great as adsense but still, not bad.

Google adsense is the king of the Internet marketing industry but are there really no other options other then adsense that pays fairly close to what google does for clicks?

You want to also try kontera.com
Don't expect to earn as much as Adsense though.