can somebody wplease explain me a bit more about this???
I have read the full text of this, but i don't understand completely.
here's what it's all about:
Posted on My Yahoo Tech News
The Federal Trade Commission will require bloggers to clearly disclose any freebies or payments they get from companies for reviewing their products.
It is the first time since 1980 that the commission has revised its guidelines on endorsements and testimonials, and the first time the rules have covered bloggers.
But the commission stopped short Monday of specifying how bloggers must disclose any conflicts of interest.
The FTC said its commissioners voted 4-0 to approve the final guidelines, which had been expected. Penalties include up to $11,000 in fines per violation.
The rules take effect Dec. 1.
So, i am doing affiliate marketing with blogs, am i now obligated to state, that i am an affiliate and that i earn commissions when people buy those products?
Thanks for the help
They are discussing it in this thread:
by Ellen_C 9 years ago
I did a hub on this for those who want more info. Beginning Dec. 1, bloggers have to claim all freebies and revenues earned through promotions product online for a company. There are fines up to $11k. As always, report your earnings but don't forget these additional items.
by Gable Rhoads 5 years ago
I just finished a hub where I added an Ebay capsule specifically marketing the product I wrote about.I did disclose I would receive a small payment if the product was ordered through the Ebay link. Was this necessary and/or advisable?
by Paul Edmondson 4 years ago
We are going to increase Amazon earnings for most of you! Amazon is becoming part of the HP Earnings program. In early November folks will have the opportunity to switch to get paid their Amazon earnings through the HP Earnings program. For new Hubbers, this will greatly simplify...
by Abs Machine 9 years ago
Hi there,I understand that according to the new FTC regulations, you need to disclose any relationship you have with a product about you blog. You also need to disclose if you receive any kind of monetary compensation, commission, etc.Many of us have Google Adsense activated for our hubs, and maybe...
by Susan W 4 years ago
I am not doing that well on Amazon Affiliate earnings at the moment, I only make a couple of sales a month and I have made payout once ($10 giftcard) throughout the year. I would like to heavily increase my earnings, maybe enough to make payout every 2 to 3 months. I have integrated Amazon capsules...
by Paul Edmondson 4 years ago
I was reviewing Google's guidelines yesterday and thought I'd share a bit on affiliate links.- http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot. … value.html- https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/76465I think the key things for all of us that use Amazon and eBay listings is to realize that...
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