Affiliate Disclosure

Sometimes I use affiliate links. What does that mean? It means that if I’ve used a product or service and liked it, and that product or service has an affiliate program, I sign up for it. Then, when I mention that product or service in one of my blog posts, I link to it using my affiliate link.

Should you end up buying something as a result of one of those links, I might get a little sumpin’ sumpin’ for my pocketbook.

In code terms, it looks something like this:

if ( ! like == $product && ! function_exists( 'affiliate_program' ) {
if ( true == $affiliate ) {
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If you’ve hung around my site long or know me well, you know that I would just as soon eat barbed wire than sell my soul to make money off of you on a product I don’t even like. You know this, I know this. But, alas, the FTC isn’t sure you really know this. It assumes your discernment is on par with that of a hapless turtle.

And that is why I wrote this disclosure – to empower hapless turtles to make an informed decision before clicking on an affiliate link. There should be no question that if I feel comfortable with a product or service and refer it to you, I don’t mind making a little money for that referral. I hope you would do the same.

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