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Re: ad services that pay per impression?

Ignoramus13314 wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Jul 2005 16:48:01 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
> <newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote:
>> Ignoramus13314 wrote:
>>> On 14 Jul 2005 06:36:57 -0700, scrunchy2k@yahoo.com
>>> <scrunchy2k@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Do any of ad providers pay per impression?
>>>> I'm tired of this useless pay per click model.
>>> Google adsense has a mix of PPC and CPM advertising. Try them, they
>>> actually have very relevant ads (not the "you have been selected as a
>>> lottery winner" or "click here to kill the monkey" junk), and good
>>> payouts.
>> You say "good payouts", but what do you perceive as a good return? Cover
>> for the hosting costs or utility bills too? For me, Google AdSense only
>> does the former only (just over USD 30 a month). I suspect this can be
>> described as disappointing by those who seek profits (I am not among
>> these), e.g. forum administrators, search engines and blog hosts. Blogger
>> were acquired by Google because they failed to make profits despite all
>> the traffic.
> If I consider only google adsense (no links sold by me personally),
> adsense pays for hosting, utility bills, and food for the family, even
> during school vacation.

Consider yourself a story of success. Everyone in the WordPress community
rants about AdSense (I know my scope is limited here because WordPress is
associated with blogging). Even people whose sites are ranked within the
top 50,000 according to Alexa rank fail to get more than just a few bucks.


Roy S. Schestowitz

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