May 23, 2007

Online Ad Revenue, 1997-2006

Revenues
1996 0.3
1997 0.9
1998 1.9
1999 4.6
2000 8.1
2001 7.1
2002 6
2003 7.3
2004 9.6
2005 12.5
2006 16.9

In 2006, online ad revenue grew by 35% compared to the year before. In all but 2 of the last 10 years, the year-to-year increases have exceeded 20%.