13 September 2013

Paying for web space

Just thought you might be interested in how I manage my web site.  

My web space is with freeserver.com and many, many years ago I signed up with them and used the free space that they gave me.  I also had space that Nick paid for elsewhere but we ditched that because he wasn't using it and it was expensive. I also had free space at BT too but they dropped that a year or so ago.  Anyway, about five years ago I decided to become independent and started paying for space with freeservers.com because I wanted a backup of everything I did.  I was lazy and just left things at BT until they dropped the free stuff and then I moved everything with all the links to freeservers.

I've been pleased with the space they provide and uploading 'stuff' is really easy.  They charge me $3.95 a month which they collect from me via credit card every two years.  I had the warning that my payment was due yesterday.  That's $94.80 (£60.00).  Interestingly I thought you'd like to know that people who read my blog actually pay for the web site!!!  How does that work?

Well I earn money through running ads on there from Adsense and a month or so ago I had a cheque from them which (along with another I had last November) will pay for the freeservers web space and a bit more!!  Thank you everybody and keep clicking on any of the ads that you like - you're supporting the pattern and technique pages by doing that and keeping an OG out of trouble too!!!  Least most of the time!!!

Just to cheer this post up - here's a teaser for you.  Yes, it's a Fandango square BUT I'm working on doing something else with it as you can probably see round the edges of this picture!! Keep watching this space!!!

10 comments:

  1. Nice things hapen to good people, this is what my mother used to say. I guess I was not that good, I was not eligible for the Adsense stuff... Blog too young and the topic not that interesting. Glad that it worked for you.
    Ad for the Fandango square, as usual, tempting!

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  2. Brilliant these Adsense people aren't they Jane? Chris uses them as well.... LOL.

    Did I set you off on the Fandango Square then???? LOL

    Sue

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  3. Yes, Pigmini - you ARE to blame but I'm really pleased with the results so far. Still tweaking it!!! I'll send you a picture via email later.

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    1. Love being blamed for everything!!! LOL

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  4. You clever OG! I've never looked ino AdSense, but I have wondered about it. Now I know! ;-)

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  5. Good to know that someone is getting something out of the ads that roll around on these pages. The colors in the fandango square are so bright and cheerful! I can't wait to see how it develops!

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  6. Oh my, next we're going to have a Fandango doily. I've been thinking lately about how it would look with the variegated thread in the middle. With such a nice contrast between the variegated and the solid, it looks terrific!

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  7. Awesome colors!!! :)

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  8. thank you for the info Jane. I knew you paid for your website, but didn't know how much. And I am glad that the ads are doing their job for you.
    The Fandango square is very bright. I will be interested in seeing what you are doing with it.

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  9. i'm glad for you
    you are an example for tatting and it's a good thing that you can continue to make us dream

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