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    I have been wondering. How does CUK make money to cover its costs. Clearly the answer is ads obviously

    I’d love to hear from people who know how the ad business works for a site like cuk so that if I created a site called contractordivorcesuk I’d know what I need

    I guess questions are

    1) does the ad provider pay for just showing an ad or only when clicked. If paid to show how many cents per view

    2) if I click an ad is there anyway to know what it has cost the ad provider. If not what can it range to

    3) most importantly how many users viewers and ad clicks do you need to actually spin a profit

    4) what sort of costs does a forum website generate. Some hosting costs of a few hundred bucks but really anything else

    I have no intention of doing a hostil takeover of CUK

    I’m asking so I can get an idea of how cut throat forums and internet ads are. I ve no experience at all in this area so I’d like to hear from those who do

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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonPM1 View Post
    I ve no experience at all
    So we’ve gathered.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonPM1 View Post
    How does CUK make money to cover its costs.
    It's basically a cretin zoo. We pay admin handsomely (well, admin is a cheap date) to attract cretins like you so that we can mock them mercilessly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonPM1 View Post
    I have been wondering. How does CUK make money to cover its costs. Clearly the answer is ads obviously

    I’d love to hear from people who know how the ad business works for a site like cuk so that if I created a site called contractordivorcesuk I’d know what I need

    I guess questions are

    1) does the ad provider pay for just showing an ad or only when clicked. If paid to show how many cents per view

    2) if I click an ad is there anyway to know what it has cost the ad provider. If not what can it range to

    3) most importantly how many users viewers and ad clicks do you need to actually spin a profit

    4) what sort of costs does a forum website generate. Some hosting costs of a few hundred bucks but really anything else

    I have no intention of doing a hostil takeover of CUK

    I’m asking so I can get an idea of how cut throat forums and internet ads are. I ve no experience at all in this area so I’d like to hear from those who do
    No idea. You may want to contact the owners and see if they will share their business model with you. Or maybe contact Hiscox and ask them how much they pay CUK to advertise on here as you're looking to start a forum and you think you can get the same virtual footfall as CUK.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whorty View Post
    No idea. You may want to contact the owners and see if they will share their business model with you. Or maybe contact Hiscox and ask them how much they pay CUK to advertise on here as you're looking to start a forum and you think you can get the same virtual footfall as CUK.
    ..and SJD..which is weird as most contractors here slag them off in the threads.

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    I’m with SJD and its all about the accountant you get, also with Hiscox..and they are really good imo

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    I have no intention of doing a hostel takeover of CUK
    Laugh? I nearly shat myself..

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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Laugh? I nearly shat myself..

    Fixed your spelling error for you.
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    CUK would be a lot more profitable if there were intelligence and skill tests as part of the sign-up process.
    Then they’d not have to pay the moderators as much because the posters would be smart, willing to learn, and civil.

    Until then, ker-ching!
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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    So we’ve gathered.
    To be fair, he appears to have reasonable experience of whining.
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