How do I put ads on my blog or site?

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Having a blog or website is a great thing as you can freely voice your opinions and thoughts. But how about earning some money by displaying some advertisements on your blog? Let us talk about the same in this blog post (Also read one of the previous posts on Different ways of making money). Again, my knowledgeable readers may please excuse as I am with beginners here in this series.

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What are online ads?

Online advertisements are a piece of marketing or commercial information that appears on a web page. It can be in the form of a simple text link, an image (animated or otherwise) link, a pop-up/pop-under, an audio clip, video clip etc. … continue reading

How do I setup my own homepage or website?

In the last post, I talked about how easily you can create your own blog at one of the public blogging sites. But isn’t it more exciting to have a blog, homepage or website in ‘your name’ rather than the one with an unwanted last name such as ‘jacksmith.BLOGSPOT.com’? why can’t you own ‘jacksmith.com’ itself which is a matter of pride as well as convenience?

Three simple steps to have your own website

1. Register a domain: To own your own domain name such as ‘jacksmith.com’ you need to register the same … continue reading

How do I create my own blog?

I am sure there are hundreds of posts and articles available out there on how to create or set up your own blog. For the sake of completeness of this site let me talk about it here as well.

What is a blog?

A blog (short form for web logs) is the piece of space on the web where you share your thoughts, opinions, events, inventions, photos etc with fellow Internet users. A blog – compared to a formal website – has more personal touch and it is more interactive. Though blogs and blogging culture has been around for a while, it has really picked steam in the past two or three years. Moreover the readers are finding it easier and more convenient to read a blog than anything else.
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