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Don't Advertise Your Blog Improperly

If we use each Google Blogger Help forum for its specifically intended purpose, each forum will be more effective. When people have individual problems, those problems will be easier to find and to solve. And when there are widespread problems (like the WildFires from the past weekend), those problems will be easier to identify, and to show to Blogger Support for resolution.

You can have any content in your blog that isn't against the Blogger TOS. But advertise your blog in a forum where advertising is welcomed, not in the Google Blogger Help forums.

If you advertise your blog using gibberish, posted as technical advice, you'll be seen as a spammer too. Helpers here have no patience for gibberish, or similar trollish activity.

The Google Blogger Help forums are for asking for help with technical blog problems, and for providing genuinely useful advice to others who report problems. They aren't for advertising your blogs, worthy though they may be of promotion.

Share Your Blog is for blog promotions. Use Share Your Blog, for showing your blog to others, and for similar social interactions.

But don't despair, you can correct your mistakes - if you're repentant. Just remove your unwelcome blog promotions from the technical Blogger Help forums.
  1. Go back to each post. Find your name at the top.
  2. Find "More options" to the right of your name, and click there.
  3. Find "Remove".
  4. Click on the "Yes" button.


Encourage others to use the Google Blogger Help Group forums for what their intended purposes. Remove your advertisements.

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