I made a hub about a new fan that doesn't use blades. I have a link that goes to the manufacturers website and a video on how it works. I am not promoting it, just saying what it features and generally reviewing it. Does this make it a commercial hub? Should I remove the link?
If the site you are linking to is commercial (makes sales) or has advertising on it, you've made a commercial Hub.
Another thing to keep in mind, the only effect of unchecking the commercial box is that it allows you to set the ad level to something below 'High'. If that isn't your goal, it's really not worth worrying about - you can just leave it checked.
But between the google ads and affiliate ads, aren't most hubs commercial? I though that a commercial hub would be if the hubber directly benefited from the specific product. Like if I was trying to interest people in real estate in my home town and I was a real estate agent there.
You're right, Dolores. The option exists for use by people who don't like ads, or have a particular reason for not wanting some or all of them to appear.
Otherwise, all Hubbers should leave "commercial" ticked, it maximises the ads and therefore your potential for revenue.
Thanks guys, I thought I'd play it safe and leave it ticked.
I am still unclear on the check box for commercial- the ads for adsense still run right?
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