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January 14, 2011, 4:28 am
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to explore alternatives. Here are things that I don't like about
1. Since it's entirely Java based, Google ads are practically useless;
there's no text for them to pick up.
2. Worse, Google Adsense TOS prevents me from refreshing the ad, so it
only shows one per session. A session could last for HOURS, so that's
3. In order to have multiple rooms, transcripts, and more users, I
need to pay a LOT more per month than I'm currently paying. I
currently pay $15 /month, and to get the features I want, I have to
invest $150 /month!
If I could make something from Google ads, then it might be worth the
extra month, but as it is, I'm paying for it with no return. There's
no way I could justify increasing the overhead by 1000% with no
So, here are the features that I would like to see:
1. Some way to put revenue-generating ads on there.
2. Ability to create multiple rooms (I would prefer that option be
restricted to me, and not each user; and, ideally, the rooms I create
would be permanent).
3. An accessible transcript.
4. Either unlimited users, or at least a higher number allowed.
5. The ability to have my own custom log-in, restricting the chat room
to my registered users. I DO currently do this with Parachat.
It doesn't have to be free, or even cheap; I just need to be able to
make money on it :-) Any suggestions?
If not, then any suggestions on how to make money on the current