In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance. These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media (blogs, Youtube videos, etc.) know if the blogger/presenter is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. In blog terms, the readers need to know if the blogger is making money by sharing a link or product.
In compliance with the FTC guidelines, please assume the following about any links and posts on this site: those directing readers to specific products or services may be affiliate links of which I receive a small compensation from sales of certain items.
What are affiliate links?
Purchases are made on external affiliate company websites: When a reader clicks on an affiliate link located on keepingitrealcaregiving.com to purchase an item, the reader buys the item from the seller directly. For instance, these affiliate companies pay a small commission or other compensation for promoting their website or products through their affiliate programs.
Prices are exactly the same for you if your purchase is through an affiliate link or a non-affiliate link. You will not pay more by clicking through to the link. Currently Keeping it REAL Caregiving is seeking to establish product affiliate links.
Product Affiliate Links
These affiliate links work the same way: if you click the link and buy the product, then the blogger gets a percentage of the sale or some other type of compensation. Things like e-book bundles, e-courses, and online packages are usually affiliate links, as well. Again, prices are not different if you use these affiliate links. You will not pay more by clicking through to the link. These links are not “pay per click,” unless otherwise denoted.
Currently Keeping it REAL Caregiving does not write sponsored posts. However, if a post is sponsored by a company and it is a paid sponsorship, I will disclose this clearly in the beginning of the post.