Request From MozillaZine
Thursday August 12th, 1999
I've been considering recently the possibility of adding advertisements to MozillaZine. I've been interested in moving to a dedicated machine which would 1) give us control over the operating environment, 2) free us from sharing CPU time with 50 other websites and 3) give us a machine to use for other projects, and advertising would help pay for the server every month. More importantly, advertisement would allow us to branch off into another area, by allowing us to pay authors for work on tutorials and articles.
So, my questions are:
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Friday August 13th, 1999 5:16 PM
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I have no problem with banners... not many people do.
As for how to go about it, I wouldn't even TRY to sell the space myself. Selling ad space is a full-time job for someone with the proper connections. Burst! (<http://www.burstmedia.com>) was getting the highest rates for its users, last I heard (DoubleClick, FlyCast, etc. talk about big number CPM, but they leave far more ad space unsold).