To comply with the recent FTC ruling over bloggers getting paid to write stuff, we offer the following disclosure policy. If you’re reading our blog, you should assume the following:
- We make money from every post we put on this blog. If we’re not making money from every blog post, then it was an oversight on our part and it will be corrected soon.
- Every link on this blog is a paid link. If it is not a paid link, then it was an oversight on our part and it will become a paid link soon.
- Some products we write about on this blog, we get for free. If we didn’t get it for free, then there was a big desire to review it or it was a big miss-communication with the company that sent it and we will be billing them for the cost so the product becomes free.
- We make money from every tweet we send out on Twitter and every post we make to Instagram. If we didn’t make money on the tweet, then it was an oversight on our part and it will be corrected soon.
- If you email us, all of the information in your email is ours to do with as we please, such as exploit for financial profit, use as blackmail, or a quote on our blog.
- The T-shirts you see us wear at trade shows. We get paid to wear them. If we didn’t get paid to wear them, then it means we ran out of paid shirts and had to wear a free one. In which case, we will go to the company that gave us the free shirt and ask them to sponsor it.
- If something on the Net is making a lot of money, you can bet we will be in on it. If we’re not in on it, then it was an oversight on our part and it will be corrected soon.
- Just because we get paid to blog, tweet, wear T-shirts, etc. does NOT mean we will give you or your company a positive review, blog post or endorsement. As a matter of fact, chances are pretty high that we might slam you.
Hopefully, the above statement clears up any misunderstanding you may have about our blog posts or Twitter tweets or Instagram posts. If you have any questions, you can contact us at our contact us page. Just remember what we said about emails.
This disclosure policy was actually copied from John Chow at johnchow.com, but we didn’t get paid for that link or making this statement.