I suppose a little explanation is in order.
From its inception, Get the Picture has been a labor of love on my part. I didn’t start it and nurture it with the aim of it becoming a money making venture. And that hasn’t changed.
WordPress made it easy to stay pure. It’s the best of the basic (read: free) blogging platforms that I experimented with when I launched this blog and it didn’t allow for third party advertising to be promoted.
Until now, that is. WP introduced a beta program that allows certain bloggers to run AdSense ads on their sites. GTP qualified and I’ve decided to take a modest plunge.
It’s a pretty easy way to generate revenue and it’s hopefully not too obtrusive. If I find that it’s not meeting my expectations in either way, rest assured that I’ll take it down from my site.
I do hope this bit of commercialization doesn’t offend anyone too much. Please let me know if it’s a big problem for you.