Celebrate the holidays with a highly irrelevant gift from Avant Music News – we have upgraded our hosting plan to eliminate forced advertising. That’s right – no more ads. For the record, we didn’t make anything on these ads, but got to host the site essentially for free. Now we are paying a nominal amount per year for hosting (don’t worry, it is small) and AMN is ad-free.
The most noticeable benefit, aside from the lack of said ads, is that the site should load faster on all types of clients. A fringe benefit, which we will be exploring soon, is that we will have more control over the customization of our layout. This may help us provide a better user experience, especially on mobile devices. We also have more storage for pictures and videos.
But in the mean time, enjoy the faster ad-free experience.