Welcome, hopefully, to the new look Head for Points!
(I write this, of course, a day or two in advance, not knowing if the move to our new server will work properly or not. Perhaps no-one is reading this ….!)
The blog certainly looks different. I hope you find it OK. At least we have a pretty logo now!
In terms of content, absolutely nothing has changed. All of the links across the top are the same, and all of the lists down the right hand side (Recent Posts, Categories, I Also Recommend etc) are still there.
There are two obvious changes.
Firstly, there are three advertising boxes on the right hand side. I have designed these to be as unobtrusive as possible. At the moment, they are pulling in ads from Google Adsense (it is possible that you may just see blank spaces for now whilst Google analyses the site). However, I hope to replace this with advertising from an agency in the medium term. No-one ever got rich by running Adsense, but it will offset the running costs of the blog.
Secondly, there are three affiliate links at the bottom of the right hand column – for Hilton, Amazon and BA. I will explain this slightly odd choice of partners in a separate post later in the week. Please note that the BA link is not working yet although Hilton and Amazon are.
Please let me know your thoughts below. In particular, if you notice any problems with broken links, please post. As with all major website revamps, it will probably feel a bit unfamiliar for a few days and then you will forget the old version ever existed!
I won’t know until after this post goes live if the email, RSS, Facebook and Twitter feeds are working OK ….!
There is a bit of a backlog of deals to write about, so there should be some interesting stuff to come over the next few days. If you have any Avios-loving friends, now is a good time to share Head for Points with them!