Posts Tagged ‘website finance’

Grooveshark Asks Users to Subscribe, Or Else, Unskippable Ads

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Here’s an interesting new approach to using ads to generate website capital; I wonder if this business model will catch on?

There is nothing wrong with financing a service or website with advertisement. There will always be users who will use ad blockers or other scripts to get rid of those ads, but the majority will understand that these are what pay the bills and keep the site going. The wrong kind of advertisement on a site can have an ill-effect on the site’s reputation. The wrong kind in this regard refers both to what the ads try to sell, their placement, or type.