How can you generate revenue on your forum other than using ads?
A popular method to generate revenue on your forum is using ads. However, there are other methods that you can use to generate revenue:
Premium membership: allow members to purchase premium membership for a small fee. Offer them perks such as extra PM space, premium group and private forums.
Offer ad removal: a lot of member hates ads but that is probably your main source of income so offer them the option is pay a monthly fee to remove ads.
Selling: You can also sell items related to your niche on your forum to earn some income. This method is probably less popular but if you can think of a good product and you can get supply for cheap, then this can be a good source of income given your forum is big enough.
What are other methods for generate revenue on your forum?