I didn't think that we could use affiliate links in hubs that go straight to (say) Amazon (or wherever).
I just ran across a hubber who has over 100 hubs, most of which use direct links to amazon products. I didn't think this was in the TOS to do. Or do you just get a warning notice.
I thought I tried doing it one time, and got some kind of notice. I can't remember. It's easier to just use the Amazon capsule anyway. Plus, I'd like to help feed the dog who helps to feed me.
I don't know of any rule against it but I don't like it. I know you can use affiliate links not supported by a capsule and that seems fair enough but I prefer the ads in a capsule. The amazon ones look nice to me, I wouldn't try to cut HP out by using a text link as I doubt people will actually click them as much as proper ads. I do wish there was a capsule with a program like commission junction or another similar type affiliate program
I believe (but could be wrong) that you're allowed to use your two self-serving links in the manner you've described above, as long as you have your hub set to commercial so that HP can still earn from Adsense.
But like you, I use the capsules for the same reason. They earn their share.
by Earl Noah Bernsby4 years ago
Hey all,I posted this query in an older thread of mine with no joy. In retrospect, I probably should have posted the question independently:
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by Vimlaksh G7 years ago
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by SaiKit7 years ago
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