Out of the Blue

With all this talk of the decline of web advertising these days, several readers have asked us via email and posts to our messageboards whether clicking on the ads on this site directly helps us. There is a more complex answer to be had, but the simpler one will just about suffice in its place, and that answer is yes. This is because in addition to the fact that there are CPC (cost per click) ads in the mix, which only actually pay of if they are clicked upon, even for the much broader CPM (cost per thousand) advertisements, click-through rate is often used to define whether such campaigns are a success, and should be continued. So there, clicking the ads certainly can't hurt, and who knows, maybe some day someone will actually shock that damn monkey.

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Chuck wrote it.

For more info on him:

http://www.rockhall.com/hof/inductee.asp?id=67

http://www.chuckberry.com

An interesting quote from the rock and roll hall of fame

Ironically, this venerable rock and roll pioneer achieved his one and only Number 1 hit, "My Ding-a-Ling" -- a risque novelty song he'd long been performing in adult nightclub settings -- in 1972. By this time, his music had grown so entrenched that he didn't even tour with a band, preferring to recruit pickup musicians in each new town. In those days, if you knew how to play rock and roll, it was a given that you'd cut your teeth on the songs of Chuck Berry.



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