Ads on the HUB
Hey Everybody! Wanted to take a quick second to say hello and explain some things that are happening here at the HUB…
You may have noticed (and a lot of members have commented on) the fact that we are now running advertising on the site. It has always been our policy to make the HUB as user-friendly and simple as possible. We hope that as we have grown over the last 3 years that our members have gotten nothing but enjoyment out of our community.
The reality is, it’s expensive to maintain the HUB. It takes operating capital, and the only way to generate that is through advertising. We have tried to incorporate this advertising in the most streamlined, non-invasive way possible. We apologize if the banner ads in any way interfere with your use and enjoyment of the HUB.
We have great plans for the future of the site, most importantly new original programming like Top Shops. We have exciting plans for the expansion of HUB TV, but it takes money to make this a reality. So unfortunately there are only two ways to make it happen: Start charging a membership fee, or running ads on the site. I believe that most of our 28,000+ members would prefer to have the site remain free to use.
Please bear with us, the integration of ads is a work in progress and we welcome your feedback. Please send any questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to work with you.
Again, I said we welcome your feedback, not complaints. The HUB is all about positivity… and above all what truly unites us: Our love of cars.