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Flash Games - Host or not ?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by kazimir, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. kazimir

    kazimir Newbie

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    Hey guys, i have a question regarding flash games. Does it matter if i don't host the flash games ? Currently i'm just embeding them
     
  2. HDShock

    HDShock Registered Member

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    Depends.. It's my understanding if you host them you get credit for the ads being shown on them even if another site is imbedding them through you. Otherwise there is really no difference imho. I would look at your web host's T.O.S. and see if it's against their rules to host 'em..

    For example; with my host (HostGator) I have to imbed them rather than host since I'm on a shared server. But if i coughed up the extra few bucks for even a vps it would be completely "legal" to host them through my site.
     
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  3. kazimir

    kazimir Newbie

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    Hey HDShock, thank you for the good information, they were needed.
     
  4. sfisher

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    your joking right about hostgator ah beep I spend 100's on them, I need to read the ToS then lol as thinking on my new site to have flash games
     
  5. KlaAz0r

    KlaAz0r BANNED BANNED

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    I think it wouldn't really matter as long as you have the rest of the content SEO friendly, and there are some gaming networks that pay you even if you not host the games
     
  6. HDShock

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    I remember reading somewhere that it is against the T.O.S. for the HostGator shared servers (like mine). But if you are paying for anything other than a shared server with HostGator you are ok.

    (Paying much more than the business plan at 13ish bucks a month for unlimited domains/unlimited data would constitute this)