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I will be so glad when the furor over Bubblews dies down and it is no longer a hot topic. I am sure that Twitter must be exploding with comments right now.
It seems Arvind took a break from his job at McDonald's to share his final musings. Ummm... This is the only disturbing part, because it has some truth to it:
"The climate for display advertising has drastically changed and made it impossible for us to sustain the business model and operations"
I am sorry for all of the people who had such faith in this model even after things went very wrong June/July 2014.
I do feel sorry for people who invested a lot of time and effort in Bubblews, but my sympathy is tempered by the fact that any Hubbers who were still writing there SHOULD have known better!
Right from the very start of Bubblews, more experienced writers were warning on this forum to beware - it couldn't last. Many of us did jump on the gravy train while it was running, but none of us were surprised when the payment levels were suddenly and drastically cut to more realistic levels.
It was only a matter of time before the owners worked out they would never recoup the heavy losses they incurred by paying such ridiculous rewards in the early stages. I'm a little surprised it took them this long, frankly.
The only reason I could see for the payment levels that they tried to maintain when they HAD to know that they were making a major loss was that they were hoping to sell a "mega site" with so many users and views..
But they failed to make a sale as no one was that stupid when it comes to investing millions so they died a death........
All of us that tried to point this out were all quickly silenced on the site and banned lol...
Sad for all of the users that were taken in by these people......
by angryelf3 years ago
Is Hubpages going to be keeping up with the changes to Analytics?For example:Analytics has a new feature in which you can observe your traffic's interests. Knowing your traffics's interests allows you to cater to them...
by JOC21 months ago
Greetings,After being up and running for almost 3 years now we regrettably need to inform you that we will be shutting Bubblews.com down. The climate for display advertising has drastically changed and made it...
by Muzzammil Maniar2 years ago
I have been reading a lot of forum posts recently regarding Bubblews, with mixed comments about the site. Can anyone please elaborate on whether one should try it or if its a scam. Also please elaborate on how the...
by Harvey Stelman7 years ago
Hubbers,Presently Ad-Sense has deleted me for TOS. This means I can no longer earn money. The reason for this is a friend was trying to help me by clicking on Google Ads, I am handicapped. I did not know of this at the...
by Person of Interest17 months ago
http://searchengineland.com/search-chan … ges-247228Display advertising, that's us I do believe. Looks like we have a few more years to live. What say you?
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