I have heard advice given that we should not really click ads on other hubbers sites? That google might think this is dodgy and ban the hubber from adsense. Is the same true for amazon? Also what if that click lead to an actual sale? Maybe you have written a review on a book or other product, and have done such a job that it has made me want to buy, should I be afraid to use the links you have given because it might get you into trouble?
It's fine to click on other people's hubs.
It's NOT fine to click on your own hubs. Or to ask your friends, family, workmates to click on your hubs or other adsense adverts.
Google is clever. they have ways of finding out :-)
So if my intent with clicking on an add is genuine (I really am interested in what its advertising) it should be fine. If I just want to help you make money and click on all the adds on your page that might wave the dodgy flag to the google brains.
Is amazon as strict? (this is mostly curiosity, I don't want to get in trouble or get others in trouble and just want to understand as much as i can)
I don't think Amazon cares, since they don't pay-out unless somebody actually buys something.
It's not a good idea to click on the ads anywhere on HubPages. If you see a product you want, just go to amazon and type it in.
plus Make it a habit of NOT clicking on ads.
This seems counter productive to me but oh well, google seems strange to me anyway If I am going to get into the habit of not clicking on ads and doing a search instead here I will probably wind up doing the same anywhere on the net, meaning less money for them through google adwords. I have used adwords for my ebook and boy did they make some money off of me! Oh well I dont use adwords anymore and don't really give a toss if they make money with click throughs or not.
Telling people to click on ads, or telling them to not click on ads are both against Google's TOS.
But then most Hub authors haven't actually read Google's TOS at all.
:-$ Yeah we start to read them then figure, I don't plan on doing anything illegal or anything and assume.........
*Cough* probably not the best idea, tho half the time I don't really understand what I am reading when I do read TOS's all the way through
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