Machine Shop: Hype Machine Team Blog

What’s with the ads?

Many of you have been telling your friends about the Hype Machine and writing about the site on blogs and even in some publications. I really could not ask for more. It warms the heart to know that others find my small project so exciting.

Thank you.

With the new visitors also comes an increase in traffic, which in turn ends up pushing my hosting account over the monthly bandwidth limit. This gets expensive.

The ads are here to make sure you can keep enjoying the Hype Machine. I am sure you like the site much better without them, but at this point, they are a necessary evil. I’d prefer to avoid having them altogether myself.

If you have any ideas or questions, feel free to leave a comment or drop me a line – I would love to hear from you.

UPDATE 8/1/07: We are experimenting more with ad placement, so feedback is always welcome.

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Hype Machine keeps track of what music bloggers write about.

We handpick a set of kickass music blogs and then present what they discuss for easy analysis, consumption and discovery.

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