Disclosure

That said, beginning December 1, 2009, the FTC requires bloggers to provide disclosures whenever there could be hidden interests or unspoken biases related to recommendations.

First, the obvious: I am a marketer and consultant. I have at one point worked with a few seduction community companies like Mystery Industries, Love Systems, Insider Internet Dating, and a few other companies I believe to be doing a stand-up job for improving mens lives.

Second, the less obvious: If I interview someone and they grab the bill for lunch, I would need to specify this, as I would if I use an affiliate link that gets me $10 instead of an affiliate link that gets me $0. If someone gives me a DVD package, even if I don’t want it, but watched it and reviewed it for you, ditto. Disclaimers all over.

This would be tedious for me and a continual eye sore for readers. But rules is rules.

To cover my ass and preserve your reading experience, please assume that, for every recommendation, link, and product I use, the following all hold true:


Please feel free to use the text and images on this page with proper attribution. There is no reason why each blogger should have to reinvent the wheel.

(Illustrations courtesy of Louis Gray and Jeannine Schafer)

Please feel free to use the text and images on this page with proper attribution. There is no reason why each blogger should have to reinvent the wheel.