In the early days of blogging, blog owners could make a profit with banner ads. However, Adsense is now paying a fraction of what it once did, and other ad networks like Outbrain and Taboola can only fill some of the revenue gaps that online publishers have relied on in the past. At first, bloggers made up for the difference by increasing advertising agreements. Often, the result was a barrage of ads overshadowing great content with irrelevant product suggestions. Visitors…