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Affiliate Disclosure: How To Do It And Why It’s Important

Affiliate Disclosure: How To Do It And Why It's ImportantWhen her state’s Attorney General’s office contacted her, Patricia panicked. She didn’t want to get sued by the government because of her website.

What went wrong?

Patricia forgot to add an affiliate disclosure to her site. In fact, she didn’t have a privacy policy, terms of use, and other essential website legal documents.

Why is affiliate disclosure important?

Do you promote products or services in exchange for affiliate commissions? You must tell prospective customers.

Because affiliate status is an important fact. Tell prospects before they buy based on your recommendations.

If you don’t disclose, you can get in trouble with a state government or the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Or an unhappy customer who bought through your affiliate link can sue you.

Here are two possible disclosure solutions…

1. Now if you have the budget, get website legal documents prepared by a Website Lawyer like Attorney Mike Young.

2. Can’t afford this investment in legal protection? Consider Website Legal Forms Generator Software as an alternative. Attorney Young created the forms generated by this software.

Mike Young, Esq.

Author Mike Young, Esq.

Mike Young has been practicing business and technology law since 1994 and is an angel investor in startups. He's been an entrepreneur since 1988. To get legal help from Attorney Young, click here now or call 214-546-4247 to schedule a phone consultation.

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