Here lately I have grown tired of the advertising here at Frugal Dad. I don’t mind the context ads so much because they generally match the content on each page. However, the CPM banner networks (banner ads) often have no relevance to the content here. Frankly, I’m tired of visiting my site and seeing ads for yellow teeth and flat bellies. You probably feel the same way.
When we were in debt, I felt like I couldn’t afford to be overly selective. Every single penny I earned through FD went towards debt. Now, I have the luxury of being a bit choosy. So last night I decided to take down those annoying banners and replace with more relevant products I’m familiar with. Eventually, I plan to develop a few products of my own to offer.
On that note, if you are in position to start a new CPM network with only advertisers related to personal finance, it could be very successful!
The Frugal Roundup
Become a Personal Finance Reality TV Star. Want to be financially famous? Apparently, Jeremy received an interesting letter regarding a reality show based on personal finances. Sounds interesting and supposedly he spoke with the casting directory too. (@Gen X Finance)
Blueprint For How To Make Money With a Blog. Looking to start a blog? Pete has been writing some great articles on how to get started. You should also tune in to the next installment as I will be sharing some insights to blogging. (@Bible Money Matters)
Frugal Dad Nominated for a Shorty Award! I’ve been nominated for a Shorty Award – think the Oscars for Twitter. Thanks to all those who have voted so far. You guys rock!
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Hope everyone’s New Year is off to a great start. I don’t know about you, but I was glad to see 2009 in my rear view mirror. A new year offers new opportunities, and I’m looking forward to seizing them!