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Hi there

I'm setting up my first Squarespace site for my hobby which is exploring pubs. It will mostly act as a blog, but it's also going to have a small commerce element, as I plan to sell tickets to my walking tours.

Anyway I would also like to host some 'banner ads' on the site, as I am friends with some pub landlords who would be keen to pay me for an advertising feature. These will be very specific ads, with the content provided to me by a small select group of pubs. My questions are:

1. Is this allowed by Squarespace?

2. What's the best way to do it? I had a look at Google AdSense but that seems wrong for what I want. Could I just upload banner images to my site, and set them to have a link to the advertiser's website?


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Yes, linked images is the simplest approach to go about it.

Google Adsense does have the feature you need. It is the more sophisticated approach with additional data points.

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