Transparency is essential when it comes to affiliate marketing. Always disclose your relationship with Gold Canyon. Be transparent about the fact that you receive a commission when your audience makes a purchase through your affiliate link or using your discount code. Building trust and maintaining the integrity of your recommendations are crucial for long-term success. Plus, the FTC mandates it!
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) mandates that individuals engaging in endorsements, testimonials, or promotions must disclose their relationship with the brand. Disclosures should be clear and noticeable to the average consumer. Simple statements like "I receive a commission when you purchase through my link" or "This post contains affiliate links" are easy and effective ways to disclose your affiliate relationship. You can read the official FTC guidelines here.