On the bright side, people who stopped using ads also saved a lot of money.
It will be interesting to see if big will do it again. I’ve been spending a lot of time asking my friends what they think of big’s new business model (and they’ve all come up with a “but we just need to get more users!” argument). But there’s a more fundamental question at play in the ads-versus-customers debate.
If you think about it, in the age of the internet, how do you make money in the real world? How do you make enough money to pay for a house, pay for a car, or pay for a college education? How do you make enough money to pay for your kids to go to college at all? The answer to these questions is the same: you use ads. People use ads because they need the money.
The problem is that when big spends its ad budget on ads people stop using ads. There’s a simple reason for this. The reason people are spending time on ads is because they need the money. And the money they get from ads doesn’t go to paying for stuff. It makes up for it by being used to pay for stuff. It’s like a cash-rewards system.
In the case of ads, the money is spent on advertising. But when its not spent on ads, it means that its not spent on ads.
So if you’re not spending your ad money on ads you’re not spending your money on ads. In the case of ads you’re spending your money on ads.
I hate to say it, but I think the average American spends more on ads than any other country. While that may be a bit of an exaggeration, it is a fact that the U.S. government spends roughly $3 billion a year on advertising. That’s a lot of money. And while it’s not the same kind of spending as, say, the European Union, it is close.
You can certainly argue that you don’t buy ads because you don’t want to, but I think that is a bit of a stretch. You might say you don’t spend money on ads because you don’t want to because you don’t want to have ads at all. But I think that is a bit of a stretch too. I think there are some ads that are just inherently bad.
Of course I realize that it is very difficult to argue against spending money on ads. I also realize that you can argue that you do not want to because you dont want to have ads. But I think the real argument is that you dont want to have to spend money on ads because you dont want to.
It is true that you do not want to have to spend money on ads. But I also think that you dont want to spend money on ads because you dont want to.