Affiliate blog

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  • #653681

    Hi, I have my own domain and just bought hosting as I was told to. Then I installed WP via Fantastico. How can I know is my blog then .com or .org based? I was also told that I can that way have my own affiliate blog but just found out that it might not be the case? Can someone help me please?

    #653772

    supportbot
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    You did not specify a blog address or reason for posting when you created this topic.

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    #653774

    This one is made by Auto Power Blogs http://kiarecommends.wordpress.com and this is going to be my own http://bestaffiliatestart.com/ (which I was talking about). So does the Auto Power Blogs make people blogs that are not allowed? And if my own is wrongly done, how should I do it right and where can I find help? Thank you again for your help.

    #653787

    auxclass
    Member

    bestaffiliatestart.com/ is not hosted on WordPress.COM so nobody here really cares what you do there.

    kiarecommends.wordpress.com is hosted on WordPress.COM – stick an affiliate link on it and it will probably be suspended.

    #653819

    Hi auxclass! Thanks for your help. I really needed it. And now I know that Auto Power Blogs does provide a product which isnĀ“t allowed. I will take care that there will be no links. Thanks again =)

    #653824

    auxclass
    Member

    You be welcome

    PS – using the WordPress.ORG software for your own install not on WordPress.COM relieves you of the WordPress.COM Terms of Service and gives you much more flexibility (subject to your new host rules).

    #653831

    allenx7
    Member

    can some help me with my affiliate blod Im new to word press

    #653834

    auxclass
    Member

    @allenx7 – we need the URL of the blog in question beginning with http to provide you with accurate help.

    #653835

    timethief
    Member

    @allenx7
    Affiliate blogs are not allowed. These are the only exceptions when it comes to posting any affiliate links at all. http://en.wordpress.com/types-of-blogs/

    In a nutshell no blogger initiated advertising, retailing or reselling the work 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

    The advertising exceptions noted in support documentation are for high traffic blogs that qualify for and are accepted into the Ad Control program, and for extremely high traffic blogs that qualify and are accepted into the paid VIP hosting program.
    http://vip.wordpress.com/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/advertising/

    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/

    #653901

    raincoaster
    Member

    I almost wish to encourage dumb affiliate marketers to put a lot of work into building their blogs, including buying ALL the upgrades, before reporting them. But I just don’t have the time I used to…sigh.

    #653902

    raincoaster
    Member

    I almost wish to encourage dumb affiliate marketers to put a lot of work into building their blogs, including buying ALL the upgrades, before reporting them. But I just don’t have the time I used to…sigh.

    #653942

    skivblogger
    Member

    Raincuster….

    I went to you “blog” and it looks dumb as hell. Slow down calling poeple dumb affiliate marketers

    #653947

    mike99362
    Member

    Affiliate marketing is a violation of the Terms of Service – so what else should “raincuster” call them?? By the way you spelled her name wrong, that is very bad Karma.

    #653972

    timethief
    Member

    @skivblogger
    Please note that the definition of “dumb”‘ includes anyone going into a business on a blog who does not perform due diligence when it comes to setting up an affiliate marketing blog. Dumb is not reading the Terms of Service carefully. Dumb is not reading the policies carefully. Dumb is not going to Staff and asking specific questions about the issues involved when it comes to making business decisions.

    I could go on about how many dumbbells who cannot ever communicate well in English and who think they can make buckets to money from affiliate marketing that raincoaster and I have met online over the years but I won’t. Instead I’ll direct you to an excellent video The Definition of Stupidity is 70 minutes in duration and it’s worth watching. Note: a 30 second delay before the video.
    http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=-2599954293614654567&hl=en&fs=true

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