CrimsonGirl - 9:40 pm on May 1, 2007 (gmt 0) I think you have to run sites in two phases:
But put yourself into the shoes of someone who might be able to give a link. Adsense is a sign of a poor quality site. Maybe it shouldn't be this way, but it is. Many people immediately click the back button when they see ads. Studies have shown that first impressions count for a lot when establishing website credibility.
1) Link building. No revenue.
2) Put the AdSense on and stop any link building efforts. Here is where you make the money.
I think you have to run sites in two phases: