en WordPress.com Forums › Support Using my wordpress as a business website. Author Posts July 17, 2012 at 6:07 pm #949056 siiiiiMember Can wordpress be used in the free version as my business website? Or only in the paid version? Blog url: http://emptydiaries.wordpress.com/ The blog I need help with is emptydiaries.wordpress.com. July 17, 2012 at 6:12 pm #949176 timethiefMember That strictly depends on whay you mean by “business”. Read > http://en.wordpress.com/types-of-blogs/ 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. http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2011/11/29/wordads/ http://wordpress.com/apply-for-wordads 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.support.wordpress.com/affiliate-links/ http://en.support.wordpress.com/suspended-blogs/ 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/ Author Posts The topic ‘Using my wordpress as a business website.’ is closed to new replies.