Many still have the opinion that website owners make their money whenever they attract web visitors to their sites even without the visitors taking any action and that the more the visits the higher the webmaster earn.
They believe that anytime a web surfer visits any website that the website owner’s account (bank account or online account) is being credited with some amount of money and that the more people visits that the website owners are often smiling to the bank to cash out.
Though, it is not a strange misconception as even some of the webmasters out there have once nurtured similar idea in their early stage.
But those that are knowledgeable about the online businesses and how website owners earn money with their sites know quite well that a plain website (not monetized) will never and cannot earn the owners a dime even if the site attracts millions of visitors and pageviews every day.
And that it is a pure misconception that all website owners out there earn money by just attracting visitors to their plain websites.
Maybe after reading some of the lines above, your next question will be; how then those website owners truly generate fund to their website?
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And yes the answer is simple! For a website to generate any form or size of income, that particular website must be monetized, and it is only then that the number of visitors count can be a potential determinant factor on how much the website can generate.
The 98% of website on the internet today generates their income mostly by one form of online advertisement.
This online advertisement could come in the form of third party affiliate product marketing, contextual ads placement from ad network providers, own-products advertising etc.
Finally, it is now time to banish the idea that website owners generate cash by just attracting web visitors to their site even without monetization.