YPN made quite a few layout web site publishers criminal amounts of money last year. Massive amounts of traffic combined with $1+ clicks adds up very rapidly. Following a crackdown by Yahoo, quite a few were scrambling to unload their inventories on Sitepoint & Digitalpoint’s marketplace.
One teen girl is in it for the layout market long term. Ashley Qualls has turned down a $1.5 million buy out offer and is growing strong. She’s made those quick to cash out look very foolish.
“Whateverlife attracts more than 7 million individuals and 60 million page views a month. That’s a larger audience than the circulations of Seventeen, Teen Vogue, and CosmoGirl! magazines combined.”
This story is great evidence that you don’t have to be a programming wizard to make very good money on the web. I recommend you check out the full article in Fast Company magazine, read it for yourself here.