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FTC Disclosure Compliance Rules

In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released its new rules for disclosure compliance.

These rules are established to ensure that web media readers or viewers are aware if the blogger or publisher is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with another company. Readers need to know if the content publisher is making money by sharing a link or product.

In accordance with FTC guidelines, please assume the following about links and posts on this site:

Any / all links on are affiliate links for which I receive a small fee from the sale of some items.

What are Affiliate Links?

Purchases are made on the websites of external affiliates: when a reader clicks on an affiliate link located on to purchase an item, the reader purchases the item directly from the seller (not from

Amazon and / or other companies pay a small commission or other compensation for helping to bring customers to their website.

The prices are exactly the same for readers, regardless of whether they purchase via an affiliate link or a non-affiliate link. Clicking an affiliate link and clicking an unaffiliated link does not change the price or anything else for the visitor. uses two main types of affiliate programs:

  1. Amazon Affiliate Link. participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide website owners with a means of earning commissions by connecting to and affiliate sites, as well as other websites with which they may be affiliated. Amazon Service LLC Affiliate Program.
  2. Affiliate product link.
    If you click on a product affiliate link and buy the product, I will receive a percentage of the sale or some other type of compensation.

Again, the prices are no different if you use these affiliate links. You will not pay more by clicking on the link. These links are not “pay per click”.

What about sponsored content?

I don’t write sponsored posts. I want to provide authentic and unbiased information. However, if a company wants to post sponsored content on, I will clearly disclose this at the beginning of the post.
The bottom line is that I only recommend products that I use myself or that I would recommend to family and friends.

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