GBAtemp making $?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Verocity, Feb 5, 2007.

  1. Verocity
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    I was just wondering how you guys are paying for your hosting and your website maintenace. I think the staff or administrators should put a small google ad at the top or the side of the front page. That way we could click it and you get something like a couple cents per persons IP. (it adds up fast, ive tried them)

    Its just an idea and the admins works so hard to give us this nice community forum. So I think we should do the google ads. Theyre not ugly ads or flashy just nice plain words so its not annoying. I think it would be cool. It would help pay for the domain name, and could give some extra dough to the admins for their time.
     


  2. ShadowXP

    ShadowXP ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    It's already be said loads of times... there will never be ads on GBAtemp. The money comes from the staff's own pockets.
     
  3. FSSimon

    FSSimon GBAtemp Regular

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    Good idea. Also, I'd buy gbatemp T-shirts if they were available.
     
  4. kingkong

    kingkong Banned

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    there comes enuff money in by all the free flashcards they get and all the money for faking reviews and all the money from the hidden ads etc

    gbatemp makes an amount of over 10000$ a month....
     
  5. Mucuna

    Mucuna GBAtemp Fan

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    Receveing free products to review is enough reward to them.


    :-D
     
  6. monkeymachine

    monkeymachine GBAtemp Regular

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  7. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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    I'd reply to this, but I'm too busy trying to learn to parallel park my Learjet.

    ..oh, and I like the t-shirt idea.
     
  8. Verocity
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    haha Yeah I here you there. [​IMG]
     
  9. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

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    [​IMG] POST OF THE YEAR !



    ... I wish :'(
     
  10. kingkong

    kingkong Banned

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    do you know layer ads? in germany you can get as much as 3 eur for every 1000 VISITORS , every 3 hours counter is resetted .. dont know how many visitors u have ?

    edit: the ad will NOT be in the site!!! so you can still say "no ads on gbatemp ever" [​IMG]
     
  11. thegame07

    thegame07 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    kingkong are you wanting banned it seems if you want to push the gbatemps staff patience. if you really hate gbatemp and nds.. please sign out. can you explain where gbatemp is making thier money. i can assure you its not for writing review for companys. if thiers something bad about a product they say it. [​IMG] gbatemp staff are laughing at us all while they are blowing thier noses with thier money while they could be giving me some (joke).
     
  12. shaunj66

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    The free flash kits don't really make us money... In fact we often have to postage costs to forward them onto other staff members.

    We normally always keep the kits so we can perform more testing in the future and help support members with questions, problems...

    Hosting is NOW fortunately paid for by GameYeeeah. Before then (a few months ago) we had to pay for hosting ourselves.

    Then there's domain names, import tax, postage costs, prostitutes...
     
  13. Arkansaw

    Arkansaw GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I just want to say that I don't mind seeing ads on gbatemp, if they really help to offset the costs. Google is okay in my book too.
     
  14. monkeymachine

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    Damn, you EU guys have to pay import tax on your mail-order prostitutes too? [​IMG]
     
  15. 111111111

    111111111 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Nice ads, lol - there is no such thing, and text only ads are even worse, as they are harder to filter out (which is why more and more scum, sorry "marketting" agencies are using them).
     
  16. phuzzz

    phuzzz Hooha!

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    Gotta get those Russian brides, man.
     
  17. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Nah. 22% general tax, 30% luxury tax, $50 customs administrative fees... Too much trouble.
     
  18. stinkingbob

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    Dude, I will send you staffers some money for prostitutes. You guys need to relax after doing all those great reviews!
     
  19. adgloride

    adgloride Its A Wii Wario

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  20. monkeymachine

    monkeymachine GBAtemp Regular

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    I'm pretty sure they can pull all sorts of girls just by flashing their gbatemp staff badge

    ..ok maybe only the nintendo fangirl types then [​IMG]