Is it acceptable to add blogdash.com badge

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  • #1023701

    seecloud
    Member

    I have been contacted by blogdash.com who added me to their community. They advised to add a badge to my blog such that when people click on the badge and end up creating an account with them, they pay me. My worry is, I am not sure whether it is permitted for a wordpress.com blog I don’t want my blog to be blocked that is why am seeking your advice.

    The blog I need help with is seeclouds.com.

    #1023783

    auxclass
    Member

    that when people click on the badge and end up creating an account with them, they pay me.

    That gets your blog suspended

    #1023790

    seecloud
    Member

    What about I get verified in their site but don’t add the badge on my blog

    #1023791

    timethief
    Member

    That’s not allowed and will get your blog suspended.

    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/

    On free hosted WordPress.com blog we can use a contact form and/or a PayPal donation button for sale of only products or services created or provided by ourselves.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/paypal/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/contact-form/

    If you do require an ecommerce site, shopping cart, 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/

    #1023885

    seecloud
    Member

    Thank you timethief and auxclass. I would have landed in trouble it seems. Thank you both. Am happy to continue using wordpress.com till am confident enough to move out timethief. Still a toddler blogger. Thank you

    #1023886

    timethief
    Member

    You’re welcome and best wishes with your blog.

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