Originally Posted by link107
Ads dont help at all most of the times the users browsing the forums or site dont bother to click to read them . i by mistake only here clicked one of the site add else i usually dont bother to read them but i am not sure about whether others do the same or not.
You are over generalizing a little here. Just because you don't click on ads doesn't mean they can not be profitable.
We have sites that do quite well with ads.