Image not showing up

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  • #658160

    sooobig
    Member

    I am having trouble inserting an image with the link. I tried:
    1. Using html only
    2. Inserting the image (with URL) as a picture under visual and linking it
    3. Inserting the image (from my computer) as a picture under visual and linking it

    The image shows up – until I hyperlink it. As soon as I link it, it stops showing up in my preview. The link is: http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=eSdXCs3XS6w&offerid=230184.27&type=4&subid=0

    My blog is: http://www.SoooBig.WordPress.com

    Any ideas?

    Thanks!
    Crystal

    The blog I need help with is sooobig.wordpress.com.

    #658331

    airodyssey
    Member

    Hi. Is that an affiliate marketing link by any chance? If so, is that URL getting automatically replaced by this?
    http://en.wordpress.com/types-of-blogs/

    #658352

    sooobig
    Member

    Yep!

    #658354

    sooobig
    Member

    Am I violating a rule or something?

    #658366

    airodyssey
    Member

    Did you read the “types of blogs” page? WordPress.com is automatically overriding your affiliate link and replacing it with that page. That should give you a hint :-)

    #658371

    sooobig
    Member

    I am using affiliate ads, but I am VERY selective – only posting a couple that I really use and believe in. I’ll contact a staff member on it. Thanks so much!
    Crystal

    #658395

    timethief
    Member

    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/

    The exceptions noted in support documentation with regard to affiliate links are found here:

    Affiliate marketing blogs: Blogs with the primary purpose of driving traffic to affiliate programs and get-rich-quick schemes (“Make six figures from home!!”, “20 easy steps to top profits!!”, etc). This includes multi-level marketing (MLM) blogs and pyramid schemes. To be clear, people writing their own original book, movie or game reviews and linking them to Amazon, or people linking to their own products on Etsy do NOT fall into this category. http://en.wordpress.com/types-of-blogs/

    If you have any further questions about advertising and/or affiliate links and/or ecommerce on a free blog from and being free hosted by wordpress.COM please contact Staff directly using this link. http://en.support.wordpress.com/contact/

    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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