XBOX Sunday, August 22, 2004 | 5:44 PM

Some advertising on Xboxyde ?

Some advertising on Xboxyde ?

My boss made me understand last week that considering how much bandwidth the main xboxyde server uses it would be "nice" that I participate a bit in the costs. I don't want to switch hosting since what I have now is pretty much what's best available here in France so I'm thikink about putting a Google Ad-Sense vertical text Ad like I did on Games media mirror. Before I do that I'd like to know if it is a problem for you guys or not. Just reply to this news and tell me what you think. I think I can more or less deal with the costs without advertising but it would be a great help.
Of course I hate as much as anyone else these awful and intrusive flash ads and stuff, I'd rather stop this site than use stuff like that.
Update : The ad is now online for a one week test period. I'll decide if it stays or goes next sunday.
Update 2 : The ad has been removed. What I lost in credibility having this banner was definitely not worth $2 a day ;)


All comments

Commented on 2004-08-15 11:27:55
Hi there, I visit this site for quite some time and its great and I wouldnt mind to see some ad's here :) Keep up with the great work!
Commented on 2004-08-15 13:15:13 In reply to Zotty
Yep Zotty is totaly right...some ad`s are not much of a problem just do what u must to keep going man!!:)
Commented on 2004-08-15 13:47:18 In reply to adonai
I don't mind an ad left or right, als long as it isn't intrusive flash ads like you said ;)
pop-ups are OK too, my firefox blocks them anyway :P
Commented on 2004-08-15 17:31:28 In reply to KnifeFace
Haha, KnifeFace took the exact words right out of my mouth...But yea, I don't mind the ad
Commented on 2004-08-15 22:35:11 In reply to syphon0928
yeah that's fine with me, as long as there are no .exe pop ups, or any porn stuff
Commented on 2004-08-15 22:44:22 In reply to phatman0
No popups, no flash, and certainly nothing borderline legal like that ;)
Commented on 2004-08-17 00:13:10 In reply to BlimBlim
Please nooooooo, no popups, no ads, I like this website too much to see it going bad like a lot of them out there, but do it if ONLY if you really, really, really have to.
Commented on 2004-08-17 00:48:44 In reply to Rockero007
Looks good to me.
Commented on 2004-08-23 08:47:45 In reply to INDIGO
ads are ok, i dont really care.
Commented on 2004-08-23 18:09:39 In reply to bamgreco
Take back the adds ffs.
Commented on 2004-08-23 23:38:35 In reply to Svensken
If the ads help the site, than be my guest.

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