Here's the very weird argument some publishers have:
"Oh, if we switch from ad revenue to direct subscription support, we'll make tons less money!"
"Most people value our content at $0. If we try to charge for our content, those people won't pay up!"
Hey publishers, how about you stop posting garbage and instead create content people value so highly they're willing to pay for it?
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Related: I can guarantee you I've provided much higher revenue to a number of publishers I support through subscriptions than through taking action via ads. The number of times I've *ever* bought a product after hearing a sponsor read or seeing a web banner or video ad I could probably count on one hand.
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