Below are the most asked questions about Community Advertising.
If your question is not answered here,
Q: How long until I see my site in the
category I chose?
A: Updates are made to Community Advertising every 3 to 5
business days. We do not update on the weekends or major
Q: I can't link back to you, can I submit
my site anyway?
A: Sorry, a link back is required. If you cannot or will
not link back, please check our banner
advertising and premium
directory listing options for advertising placements that do not require a link back to
Q: I submitted my site and received a
rejection letter, why?
A: Typically we only reject sites that do not link back
to us or sites that we find not to be family friendly (your site
has to be acceptable for children to view). Additionally if your
site does not comply with the guidelines explained in our
terms of service your submission may
Q: How come I cannot upload my banner to
A: Banner advertising is a paid service which is separate
from our free directory listing option. Visit our
page to view our advertising rates and options.
Q: My website is listed and I need to
change it, what do I do?
A: Please use our contact
page to let us know of changes to your website and/or have your
listing removed from our website.
Q: I'm an affiliate for [insert company
name here] can I be listed on your website?
A: YES! As long as you can link back to Community
Advertising on the same URL you are asking to be listed on our
Q: I have an affiliate site, can I still
be added in if I can link back to you on a different site?
A: NO! Your link back to Community Advertising MUST be on
the site you're asking us to link to. No exceptions, sorry.
Q: My site used to be listed but now it's
not, what happened?
A: More than likely, your site was removed during routine
link verification where we could not locate a reciprocal link or
your URL was dead.
Q: Why do I have to pay to have my banner
on your website?
A: We charge for banner placement for 3 reasons:
• We pay for advertising on other sites to get more
people to our site. More hits to our site increases the chances
of more hits to your site. Advertising on other sites costs us.
• As our website
grows with new listings and traffic increases, we have to
increase the size of our hosting package. This costs us money so
we ask that you pay for banner advertising & premium listing
help cut down on our personal expenses.
• Banner ads are
shown on all pages of our site. This means more exposure for
you. We feel this kind of exposure is worth something!
Q: How do you calculate the expiration
date of my banner?
A: We begin counting the day your banner is placed on the
site. This is not necessarily the same day that you pay for the
Q: Will I receive notice before my
A: Yes, we'll e-mail you 5 days prior to your expiration
date and give you the opportunity to renew your placement or
allow it to expire.
Q: Can I renew my placement before I
expire and if I do, will I lose time?
A: You may renew your advertising at any time. If you
renew before you are sent an expiration date the time that you
pay for will be added after your normal expiration date (you
will not lose time). To renew early, please contact us and let
us know which banner (URL) is yours, how long you'd like to
renew for, and your PayPal address.
Q: I don't have a PayPal account, how else
can I pay you?
A: We only accept offline payments for advertising lasting
more than 1 year. If you're interested in purchasing advertising
space on Community Advertising for a year or more and need to
pay offline, please contact us. Without purchasing for a year or
more, we do not accept offline payment. However, PayPal is a
free service and no account is required if you pay using a