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Wednesday's Online Business Mistake - Disclosure on Site

Happy Wednesday! Time for another Wednesday's Online Business Mistake.  Today I am going to keep it real simple.  It is not a mistake that I made, but many people who work at home as an affiliate are making.  This is something that can get people in legal trouble and this is adding a disclosure.

In 2009, the government started to require an affiliate disclosure in all emails promoting stuff and or websites that are promoting anything.  It doesn't matter if the product is work at home related, if you are an affiliate of any product you need to have a disclosure.  I had mine up on Dawn's Work at Home Blog since 2009, as soon as I heard about this.  I don't add it to every post, but I also do not earn a commission on most of the information that I share or recommend.  It is in the sidebar of my blog and has been there since 2009.

This disclosure is supposed to be on your site, in a post where you are going to be compensated for sales or in any emails that you are promotin…