I feel the Guardian has the balance right, a few relevant ads on each article (some animated but never with audio) and an optional membership fee with some perks included. |
The ad change on EG recently was the opposite end of the spectrum, almost slowing my (relatively decent) PC to a crawl due to multiple animated adverts and horrible click-bait adverts that make me cringe. Although I'm not a regular lurker here anymore it was bad enough to make me reconsider coming back in future (as previously mentioned I had to block them to restore functionality more than anything else).
xYOSSARIANx wrote:Sorry EG but I agree with pretty much all of the above. There are probably a good few people willing to pay an subscription fee but I'd imagine it to be a much higher number if you were still producing content akin to your late 2000s, early 2010s days.
Edited by Futaba at 01:46:24 03-06-2017
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