Why Blocking Users with Ad Blockers Hurts More Than It Helps

Richard A Meyer
2 min readFeb 25, 2024

In the ongoing battle between online media and ad blockers, some websites have resorted to blocking users who employ these extensions. While the frustration with lost revenue is understandable, this approach hurts the website and its audience.

1. It alienates your audience: People use ad blockers for various reasons, from concerns about privacy and intrusive…

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Richard A Meyer

Marketing and Political thought leader — Writer- Audiophile