29 Nov '11, 4pm

WordAds: WordPress Declares Bloggers Deserve an Alternative to AdSense

WordAds: WordPress Declares Bloggers Deserve an Alternative to AdSense

Early this morning, WordPress announced a new program that will finally allow bloggers to monetize the 24 million WordPress.com blogs with advertising. The program, which developed out of a new partnership with Federated Media, is named WordAds. Although the launch occurred sooner than most were expecting, WordPress.com and Federated Media first announced their partnership at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco late last month. Today, Jon Burke, WordPress’s ad lead, indicated on the company blog that a new ad platform was necessary due to Google’s AdSense being insufficient: “We’ve resisted advertising so far because most of it we had seen wasn’t terribly tasteful, and it seemed like Google’s AdSense was the state-of-the-art, which was sad. You pour a lot of time and effort into your blog and you deserve better than AdSense.” With over 50,000 new WordPress.com and WordPres...

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