WordPress Upgrade query
Team, i am planning to upgrade and want to own a domain with PRIVATE registration. (costs around $ 18 + $ 8)
I have questions about monetizing the traffic.
> Would I be able to integrate Adsense to my website ?
> Would I be able to run ads (affiliate links like EXPEDIA , Amazon, Monster etc) ?
The blog I need help with is ciscovoipinterview.wordpress.com.
Would I be able to integrate Adsense to my website ?
Would I be able to run ads (affiliate links like EXPEDIA , Amazon, Monster etc) ?
No blogger initiated advertising, paid content or sponsored content of any kind is allowed on free hosted WordPress.com blogs.
There is only one advertising program called WordAds at WordPress.com and it’s for blogs on their own domains. Aside from a blog being accepted into WordAds http://www.wordads.co/ 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.
On free hosted WordPress.com blog we can use a contact form and/or a PayPal button for sale of only products or services created or provided by ourselves.
There is no upgrade you can purchase from WordPress.com that changes any of that. If you do require an ecommerce site, advertising, affiliate links, paid or sponsored content 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/
No content is lost. You hire a web host http://wordpress.org/hosting/ and set up a WordPress.org install. Then you export your content out of the WordPress.com site and import it into the WordPress.org site.
Thanks for replying. Really appreciate it.
So the only option is WordAds. Does anyone know about the terms , how do WordPress pay for per visit ? Whats their payment criterion ?
I have planned to upgrade to Custom Domain ( $18+$8) .
WordAds pays terribly. If you get 1000 views per day it will take you about three months to earn back the cost of a custom domain and mapping.
Ouch.. That hurts.
Thank you Raincoaster.
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