I agree ... people can't just expect a really fast server and a rich featured FWP falling from the sky and into their laps. Their is a price for everything and if ads is what you need to put on your FWP then go for it.Originally posted by Chicken
As Ron has said about a billion times, there is nothing worng with putting an ad on your users pages. Look at Geocities and Tripod, Xoom (no more), etc. Last I checked, they all had ads (some reeeeally irritating ones too).
Money is what is going to make you a good, solid, fast FWP. Without it, you'll be *poof* in no time. People who want dependable ad-free space can pay for it. Meanwhile, you should attempt at making as much money as possible to buy another server, upgrade this and that.
Geocities might have ads, but I've never heard complaints they they are slow. I know my angelfire account way back in the day was just fine.
Point is, don't offer ad-free space because people want it- of course they want it. Pay your bills and get some money to expand!