Was skimming through The Guardian (UK) website and came across this article
“Saddled with an overdraft and facing three years at university, Alex Tew needed an idea to pay off his student debt. Four weeks ago the 21-year-old launched a website, milliondollarhomepage.com, from his home in Crickley, Wiltshire. It has already netted him more than £56,000 (US$100000).
Tew’s website provides advertising space to companies from around the globe. Customers can purchase one or more of the 10,000 tiny boxes that appear on the site’s homepage. The boxes host the company’s logo and serve as a portal through to the firm’s official site. Each box contains 100 pixels and retails at $100.
Its success took everyone by surprise. Milliondollarhomepage hosts more than 300 advertisements and averages 40,000 visits a day. Internet tracker Alexa.com has rated it the world’s third fastest-growing website(…)”
Check it out at www.milliondollarhomepage.com
Also read his excellent FAQ that tells his story…
He’s already made over US$100000 and he starts university in Business Administration this month. Wonder if his professors could muster that kind of imagination? Now that’s what I call Thinking Big!