Get rich from ads on your site? NOT!

pocket change

Maybe, if you’re lucky,
you’ll get pocket change

A lot of people talk about starting a blog and making millions from ads.

But think about those click bait stories on Facebook. How long do you wait for the ads to load before you see what that celebrity looked like at 10 years old… and then, who really cares enough to wait?

The short answer to the question about ads on your site, as my friend Mickey says, is:

It makes a website:
look cheap
get off the target of the page and
can send visitors away from the site.

Yet, I went looking for more information and found 13 Reasons Why Blog Ads Suck for Monetizing Your Site (And What to Do Instead) by Sarah Peterson over at

Instead, Sarah says, essentially, you gotta sell something: Something you make, you do, or something that somebody else makes or does that you can get paid for. She has some suggestions.  But you gotta think about that part probably really early in your plan to be the next millionaire!

Photo by Miguel Á. Padriñán from Pexels 

Author: Kerch McConlogue

Harrisburg, PA: A WordPress front end web developer who speaks plain-English to nonGeeks

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