Sunday, April 5, 2009

Entre Card

Posted on/at 11:32 AM by Sparky

well has Entre card been overwhelmed by all the paid ads or did they delete me?

Entrecard application server failed

The server that does the complicated work has not responded in time, this could be due to load, due to an upgrade happening, or something else even weirder. An alert should have been triggered to the admins so they're no doubt trying to deal with it right now, we recommend trying again in 10 minutes.

this is all i am getting for now.

I don't think I am liking this paid ad thing because if one of my regular advertisers has an ad it seems the paid ad over rides my chosen ad and doesn't display it, maybe its time to move away from entre card? will have to wait and see, I only blog for fun and to meet new people and when I joined Entre card there were no paid ads and that's part of the reason I joined however my feelings on the paid ads is that if they really felt they needed to do this maybe they should have thought it through a little better. one possibility would be a separate widget displayed for the paid ad's with the option to display it.

Wow There are a lot of disappointed people (as well as me) with this paid ad thing while doing my drops I have seen a lot of post's about this and some of the comments tell me there are a lot of people who will be looking for traffic elsewhere.


Wiggy said...

Thats all I've been getting for the last hour or so.

jude8753 said...

I wont be leaving Entrecard because it's the best source I've found and it doesn't bother me that they choose to make money to support their business.

Ratty said...

I've been trying to stay optimistic about the whole paid ad thing, but it's becoming harder and harder. Honestly, it doesn't affect me directly, but everything has become so uncertain with Entrecard right now. I've seen all of the people that blog on forced to leave, and there should have been a solution to that situation. I'm hoping it all works out fine in the end.

Andrew said...

I'm trying to keep an open mind on it to be honest however, since the paid ads have been in place I've seen a huge jump in the paid ad requests, but I'm being very selective about which ones that I approve for display.

The other thing that I've noticed is that my cost to advertise has dropped markedly, from and average of 128EC to just 32EC tonight sine the paid ads came in. I'm still dropping pretty much the same amount of cards so I can't understand why it has dropped so much for no apparent reason.

I'll leave it a while longer but EC may be on the outer for me at this rate if things don't improve.