You may of noticed that since yesterday Neowin has been displaying "Fastclick" ad banners. This is because for the first time in two and a half years we have come to understand that running Neowin without revenue to pay for our resources just isnt possible. Invision Power Services are great, they pay for our server in return for exposure but lately they have had to upgrade us well beyond their own hardware specifications and they have been paying out of their own pockets for the excessive bandwidth Neowin uses. We cant allow this to continue so we have had to come up with an arrangement that tries to benefit all concerned. So what does this mean? Ill attempt to explain.
Neowin will display Fastclick banners on the main site alongside the sponsored ads from Invision Power Services, the Fastclick banners are not permitted in the forums so there is no change there at this time but we wont rule out selling banner space to independent customers who want to advertise via Neowin.
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