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Can I use Amazon Affiliate to monetize my blog on WordPress.com?

  1. I have a blog on wordpress.com, but I would like to use Amazon affiliate store to monetize it. Is that possible or do I have to switch over to wordpress.com? Is there some other way to monetize it?

    Thank You
    Blog url: http://enslaveher.wordpress.com/

  2. That is not possible. You will have to switch to paid hosting and a WordPress.org blog.

  3. Is there any way to monetize a free blog other then amazon affiliates?

  4. There is only one advertising program called WordAds at WordPress.com and it’s for blogs on their own domains. This is the homepage for the WordAds program: http://www.wordads.co/ There you will find the application page as well as FAQs.

    Aside from a blog being accepted into WordAds, no blogger initiated advertising, retailing or reselling the work or products created or services provided by anyone other than yourself is allowed on free hosted wordpress.com blogs. E-commerce transactions via shopping carts and the like cannot be conducted on free blogs from and being free hosted by wordpress.com
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/advertising/
    http://en.wordpress.com/types-of-blogs/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/affiliate-links/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/suspended-blogs/
    http://en.wordpress.com/tos/

    however, if you do require an ecommerce site, advertising and/or affiliate links you can hire a web host and get a free software install from http://wordpress.org Refer to > http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

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