We will cover the following topics in this chapter:
Contextual, text-based advertisements
Running your own affiliate program
Running subscription-based Joomla! websites
Offering "instant branded" merchandise
Joomla! and e-commerce (shopping carts)
The most obvious and typical revenue-generating tool used on websites throughout the Internet is the ubiquitous banner ad. The banner ad has been a part of the commercial Internet virtually from the beginning, and since then has morphed into a variety of formats and sizes.
Implementing banner ads on your Joomla! site has certain benefits and liabilities:
Banner ads are easy to implement and provide a ...