Google
 

How much can advertising support

From: Ramon Ray <ramon_at_smallbiztechnology.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 22:06:18 -0500 (CDT)

How much can advertisers support.

General Magic, started Portico - a fee based service. And
they still do have it. But now they have a free advertiser
supported, lite version - called MyTalk. Intranetics charged
for their "Intranets in a box", now they have a free service
and have renamed their company - Intranets.com. I know
consumers will flock to these things, and small businesses
will shun them, as evidenced in an article at
http://www.smallbiztechnology.com/ctrmj/freeorfee.htm -
however, will any of these businesses survive in the long
run? If banner advertising prices are dropping, let's assume
advertising for these other services is not that much more,
if not the same....let's also assume that they are not
nearing the page views of Yahoo or any of the other major
guys.

OneBox, Efax, Fax4Free - all free services, in heavy
competition (without a Microsoft to bankroll them like
Hotmail...) what's the deal here...this is crazy.

I know the WEB has advertising supported sites, however,
these sites like my own - sell additional products, value
added services, sponsorships and etc.

Ramon Ray - ramon_at_smallbiztechnology.com
http://www.smallbiztechnology.com
Small business technology analyst and consultant
Editor, Small Business Technology Report


========================================================================
------------------------------------------------------------------------
        This week's Online Advertising Discussion List sponsors:
                   Valueclick, AdFlight, and Streammedia

ValueClick can guarantee you instant revenue on 100% of your ad space
New Higher Payouts | Support for Rich Media | Web's Best Advertisers
Sign up for_ValueClick_now! *--> http://valueclick.com/members.html

                                        ---

AdFlight (formerly Immerce) - The Internet Advertising Exchange: Your
high choice, low price source for Internet ads! WEEKLY AUCTIONS,
DAILY DEALS! Go now to http://www.adflight.com/default.asp?source=oad

                                        ---

              Evolve, she said. RADICALMAIL.COM
   Streaming multimedia email that puts your advertising back
     on top of the food chain. http://www.radicalmail.com
 
------------------------------------------------------------------------
========================================================================


Received on Wed Aug 18 1999 - 22:36:35 CDT


HOW TO JOIN THE ONLINE ADVERTISING DISCUSSION LIST

With an archive of more than 14,000 postings, since 1996 the Online Advertising Discussion List has been the Internet's leading forum focused on professional discussion of online advertising and online media buying and selling strategies, results, studies, tools, and media coverage. If you wish to join the discussion list, please use this link to sign up on the home page of the Online Advertising Discussion List.

 


Online Advertising Industry Leaders:

Local SEO with Video
Houston SEO
Houston Web Design

Add your company...

Local SEO with Video
 



 


 
Online Advertising Discussion List Archives: 2003 - Present
Online Advertising Discussion List Archives: 2001 - 2002
Online Advertising Discussion List Archives: 1999 - 2000
Online Advertising Discussion List Archives: 1996 - 1998

Online Advertising Home | Guidelines | Conferences | Testimonials | Contact Us | Sponsorship | Resources
Site Access and Use Policy | Privacy Policy

 
2323 Clear Lake City Blvd., Suite 180-139, Houston, TX 77062-8120
Phone: 281-480-6300
 
Copyright 1996-2007 The Online Advertising Discussion List, a division of ADASTRO Incorporated.
All Rights Reserved.