I have thrown in the towel I cannot rely on ads. Ko-fi is great but it is hard to direct readers to it.
I will be using a system that allows subscription directly on here to get advanced chapters.
Similar to points, karma etc that other websites used.
I always dreamt of having a website that is 100% Ad revenue funded but that’s a pipe dream.
You can find more information here: MyCRED
I attached a video for those interested: