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FTC Social Media Guidelines Be sure to disclose affiliate links, free products, brand ambassadorships, appearances, and collaborations.
These appear in my blog sidebar, header and footer and in posts on my site. These are images that clearly look like advertisements. Affiliate links are used in some posts where I make a small percentage of each sale. This is one way I make money from blogging. It does not result in additional charges or cost you anything extra.
Here is the list:
Creative Market, Canva Pro, Poster My Wall, The Hungry JPEG, Redbubble, Vecteezy, Vector4Free, AliExpress, Google AdSense, eBay Partner Network, AliDropship, Pepperjam, Rakuten Advertising, Involve Asia, Magiclinks and Impact Radius.
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