--- David Murphy <drjolt+ilug at redbrick.dcu.ie> wrote:
> As a customer, ads that get in my face annoy me. As a
> customer, I'm
> going to make a choice to avoid them. As an advertiser, you
> respect my choice, and show me and ad that doesn't annoy me
> text ads, for instance, I don't mind), or lose my ad views.
Some banner ads are useful to me (the potential customer) -
since I mostly browse tech-sites, the ads will be relevant.
What I don't like is to have a friggin' pop-up in my face
every time I refresh/go to another page (Geoshitties etc.).
As long as people keep the ads separate from the interesting
text, and avoid pop-ups, I don't feel a need to filter out
anything. It's much worse when a page has so many ads you
can't find actual content (pricewatch-type sites have often
got more ad than useful info).
(I really like Yahoo mailservices; every other e-mail I read
has a tiny banner. Mail sent out has a tiny footer, but this
is my most reliable account (accessible from all over the
world, quite fast, five teensy clickable images).)
If a site has any need for user-accounts, let there be an
option to narrow your fields of interests in banner-ads.
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