Affiliate marketing

You Need to Disclose Affiliate Links

Posted on Dec 10, 2011 | 5 comments

A Shady Trend In the past week, I’ve seen posts on five or six different blogs that included affiliate links that were not identified as such. It’s a disturbing trend that began months ago. Someone at an affiliate marketing conference told attendees that they didn’t have to disclose affiliate relationships. That statement traveled through the blogging community. It was discussed during a panel at a blogging conference. It’s wrong. Those Thesis buttons on the bottom of many blogs? Whether they’re labeled or not, they’re probably affiliate links. The ebook buttons in the sidebar of many blogs? They’re probably affiliate links,...

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