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What are affiliate links?
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I use two main types of affiliate programs:
1. Amazon affiliate links.
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“When you buy something from this website, I may receive an affiliate commission.
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My reviews are based on my personal own experience and research.
I never recommend poor quality products or create false reviews to make sales.
It is my intention to explain products so you can make an informed decision on which ones suit your needs best.”
2. Product affiliate links.
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What about sponsored content?
I do not write sponsored posts. I want to bring you real, unbiased information. However, if a post is sponsored by a company and it is a paid sponsorship, I will disclose this clearly at the beginning of the post.
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