[Centos-docs] Google Ads in the Wiki

Thu Oct 19 20:14:51 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-10-19 at 15:21 +0200, Daniel de Kok wrote:
>> A fairly serious question: how much can we (as users) donate to get the 
>> Google ads off the Wiki? I guess this does not give so much revenue, and 
>> it is really distracting. So, if we can match the annual income of Google 
>> Ads on the Wiki, I think I (and others) are willing to compensate this 
>> with donations.
>> I have seen some potential Dutch users getting turned away seeing the main 
>> CentOS site because it looked unprofessional. They main nit probably being 
>> the Google Ads.
>> -- Daniel
> We make more than 1200.00 a month on wiki ads .. don't think we are
> going to get that kind of cash dontated ... as it is our only real
> income stream.
> Our other donations are not even a small percent of those ads.

I am sure we can do a better job of the adverts though - they look 
terrible right now.

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq