No more ads! (mostly)
Date: Sunday, October 01 @ 18:11:29 EDT
Topic: Site annoucements

Around three or four years ago when I started to design this site one of the things that I wrestled with in my head was whether or not I wanted to put banner ads on my site or not. I contemplated this for a long time. I am the kind of person who does not like going to a site and seeing a ton of ads everywhere they go. Especially those annoying pop ups, popovers, and the beat the beaver for a prize ones. I also wanted to promote my website, and the best way was those link exchange banner ads. I did some research and chose what I thought to be reputable companies and ones that will show the normal banner without any kind of pop up on the ad it's self, and was a simple non annoying ad. I also used Google ads to help with my page rank, and Amazon hoping to help me financially with the upkeep of this site.

The ads that I had here were in my opinion, small, unobtrusive and minimal.

Recently I have had a change of heart. I have removed all ads from this site that do not directly promote this site or the other sites that I own and maintain. I hope you understand my cross promotion of my sites and my promotion of merchandise that directly promotes this website.

I want to make this place a place that you can come to and actively participate in without any worry of being sold out or used. I have forums, articles, blogs, recipes and other features here for you to use. If you like it here, tell your friends, word of mouth promotion is the best promotion that I can think of. And I am always open to comments and suggestions. Send me a PM or use the feedback and let me know what you would like to see or like to see different. I do listen, and I will take your ideas into consideration and implement them as I have done in the past.

Thank you to the ones who do come here and have contributed to this site. This place is for you.

This article comes from Carrot Juice

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