[thelist] Someone wants to advertise on my site (slightly OT)

Dan McCullough dan.mccullough at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 15:39:08 CST 2006

Sounds like seo's doing some micro sites where they have "keyword
intensive content" from a clients site and they have outside links to
other "keyword intensive content" sites that then link back to the
main site.  I could be wrong on that one.

On 1/11/06, Daniel & Anna Medley <damedley at comcast.net> wrote:
> I got an e-mail from someone who has expressed interest in placing ads on my
> site. They have a couple of different options; one is to place small text
> links throughout my site and they would pay $20 a month per link.
> The second option would be for them to set up 5 sub-domains off of my web
> site. They would then create a mini site ad campaign on this web space and
> would host it themselves. They would then place a number of text links to
> the sub-domain ad campaigns.
> They say that the links would be to shopping/research portals based on broad
> topics like "investing" "software" and "finance" and would not include any
> adult, gambling, or pharmaceutical content.
> What I'm wondering, has anyone here heard of this type of advertising? What
> are some things that I should be cautious of? For some reason my inner
> warning signal went off. Any thoughts at all would be appreciated.
> Basically, I'm just some schmuck running a blog that gets some consistent
> traffic.
> Regards,
> Daniel Medley
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