After the laughter subsides, why not?
I shall say not more, let crowdsizing decide.
No laughter. It's actually not a bad idea.
But back when I managed a bunch of forums, they didn't make any money, even when they were getting hundreds of thousands of page views every month.
The problem lies in what people post. They don't write their posts like short articles. They vent, insult, joke, post quotes of the day, etc. The posts are usually not search engine or advertising friendly.
Look at it this way. Check out the raging posts about Trump over in the topical forums on here. No advertiser wants to be associated with that kind of venom.
If we had massive travel, health and financial forums with substantial posts and lots of traffic, then we could make some money. Those topics do well with advertisers.
I've tried it, you will only make pennies.
If the forums made enough to pay for their server space and moderation costs, I would be amazed.
How many writers ever click an ad here? How many non-writers ever visit?
I can string a bunch of profanities together as well as any in the Topical Forums, but I don't think I should be paid for the effort.
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