At http://honestforexreviews.org, we help
bloggers make better decisions so they can
get real results instead of just spinning their
wheels in the blogging wilderness.
We believe that one way to be
a http://honestforexreviews.org is not
ignoring easy opportunities to get paid for
your efforts. After all, you work too hard on
your blog not to get compensated, right?
It’s what we teach, and it’s what we practice.
So let’s talk about affiliate links.
Sometimes when we recommend a product,
we’ll link to the company’s website using
what’s known as an affiliate or referral link.
Basically, if you end up buying a product that
you found via our link, we get a commission
from the vendor as a small “thank you.”
Sometimes that commission is just a few
dollars; sometimes it’s a little more.
Sometimes it’s a one-time commission;
sometimes it’s a rolling commission — so if
you sign up for a monthly subscription
service we might get a slice of that monthly
But here’s the important thing — that referral
doesn’t cost you a penny. The entire
commission comes out of the vendor’s
pocket, not yours.
And it goes without saying that we’ll never
recommend a product simply because it pays
us a commission because that would be
So we’ll only recommend products that
we’ve personally used or that come highly
recommended by trusted peers. (After all, if
we only recommended products we’re using
ourselves right now, we’d be doing you a
disservice, because there are tools that are a
great fit when you’re starting out, but not
when your blog is bigger like ours. Make
So that you can easily tell when we’re using
an affiliate link, we’ll put (affiliate link) after
For instance, this is what an affiliate link to
our recommend blog host Siteground looks
Now it’s possible that we didn’t mark some
links in older posts as clearly as this, so the
safest thing to assume is that any time we link
to a third-party product, we might get a small
All good? Great!