Is AdSense a Real Business Model for Publishers?

Nov 23, 2005 • 9:11 am | comments (4) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google AdSense
 

The question of whether or not AdSense is a secure way to make a living comes up every now and then. A new WebmasterWorld thread named Is AdSense a valid business model for publishers? goes right into that, and its three pages long already.

I know of a few people who have decided that their blog was bringing in enough monthly income. So they decided to move to a low cost area and continue their blog. I do not know if AdSense alone sustains their livelihood, but I do know they also have normal banner ads on their site.

The forum folks tend to believe AdSense is a viable and even sustainable source of income. But like any business model, there is always some risk.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

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Comments:

Chris Beasley

11/24/2005 04:36 am

I would say that relying on any single income source is a bad idea.

Cameron Olthuis

11/26/2005 06:30 pm

^^ Including a job??

Kevin Kennedy-Spaien

11/27/2005 02:16 pm

I would say, Yes, that includes a job. How many people do you know who've managed to keep one job throughout a career? If you lost your job, wouldn't you be happy to know you had other sources of income?

Johnny

11/28/2005 10:35 am

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