If you enjoy my reviews and find my tips helpful, following my link to make your purchase is an easy way to say thanks, without costing you a penny. I appreciate your trust. That’s how I keep this website running. Other times I write about things that just sound like fun, with no compensation whatsoever. Good karma? Maybe.
But just so you know, the Federal Trade Commission requires that bloggers and online publishers clearly disclose any possible financial connection. And, of course, readers have a right to know. So, here’s my disclosure statement about how I operate:
As founder, writer and publisher of SavvyCities.com, I sometimes get paid commissions or referral fees from other companies. When I decide to research and write a review and/or feature an activity on this website, I try to arrange an affiliation or special offer from one or more suppliers, although that isn’t always possible.
The important thing is that no merchant or advertiser calls the shots. I do my own research, writing and reporting. Merchant event descriptions that I think might help readers are placed in quotes, so you know what’s me and what’s them.
Who does influence my content? Readers. People who visit this site often share comments, send email, complain, rave, cheer, make requests and recommendations. I take them all to heart.
Got it? Thought so. Hopefully the FTC will, too.
Awesome Image credit: from Tim Ferris’ fourhourworkweek.com, illustrations by Louis Gray and Jeannine Schafer.
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