A few people (well, two to be exact) have contacted me recently to complain about ads that have been appearing in my sidebar. One was a political ad and another looked like a phishing ad or something similar. I don’t want those kind of ads appearing on my site. I have the power to block specific ads if I know they’re out there, so don’t hesitate to report a questionable ad here. If two people have emailed me, I figure there must be more of you out there who noticed but didn’t say anything.
If this continues to be a problem, I will probably drop the offending ad network, but I need your help reporting these ads so I can figure out which network they’re on. Ad networks are designed so they can target ads only to people in certain geographic locations, so I will never see some of the ads you see. (Unless you’re my next-door neighbor, and if you are could you please not play the bagpipes after 8:00pm? So totally not joking.)
I don’t mind making some money off of this site with ads, but I don’t want to do so at the cost of my reputation. I want my blog to be a pleasant place for you to visit and not the home of yet another political attack ad or acai berry scam. Thanks for you help and understanding!