All posts tagged: wordpress ads

Ads on a WordPress Blog

A friend recently asked me if I was making a lot of money from the advertising on my blog. He mentioned the fact that there were ads for a variety of products from toothpaste to flights appearing at the bottom of my posts. He  sent me a screen grab of the blog, and there were all these commercial ads. I was surprised, and more than a little troubled. It was particularly confusing, because when I looked at my blog on my computer, I couldn’t see the ads. It took a check of the small print to find out what was going on. At WordPress.com, we sometimes display advertisements on your blog to help pay the bills. This keeps free features free! We only run them in limited places, and we do not show ads to logged-in readers, which means only a very small percentage of your page views will actually contain ads. As I was logged into WordPress it never showed me the ads, and I was unaware anyone else could see them. I don’t want …