I think, as others here seem to, that what those polled would be happy to embrace is social democracy, rather than socialism. And it’s easy to see why, when the “deal” that capitalism is meant to offer - fair compensation that allows you a stake in your society - appears so broken.
It all depends on what your content is. There are some people making significant affiliate revenue because they write about higher ticket items - eg cars and vacations. Pro gamers can have huge followings so the donations are much larger. For you, yes, consulting is probably more lucrative than monetising the content, but couldn’t you argue that’s exactly how you’re monetising the content?
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