Tagged: FTC

What Were the Top 10 Consumer Complaints in 2012?

What Were the Top 10 Consumer Complaints in 2012?

Every year, the FTC releases a list of the most common complaints they received. Dealing with work at home scams as I do, I found the list pretty interesting. After all, this isn’t the only industry that has a lot of trouble with scams. Here’s the FTC’s top 10...

Are You Promoting Your Biz Op Correctly?

Are You Promoting Your Biz Op Correctly?

Doing some of my regular online reading and came across this article by William I. Rothbard about the crackdown by the FTC on business opportunities, including home business opportunities. For those promoting any sort of business opportunities, this is a very important read. Basically, the FTC no longer has...

Keep Up On Your Content Marketing Disclosures

Keep Up On Your Content Marketing Disclosures

Making product recommendations is a part of the routine for many bloggers. Done right it brings in viewers, builds trust and helps you make a living from your website. However, you have to be careful to handle your disclosures correctly, and the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) is...

Will Clickbank’s Latest Rule Changes Finally Decrease the Hype?

Will Clickbank’s Latest Rule Changes Finally Decrease the Hype?

Clickbank released some new rules recently for vendors (and affiliates) to be more in line with FTC requirements. They’ve made minor changes to their rules before, with minor effects, but these may be more serious. Whether you’re a vendor on Clickbank, an affiliate with them or you just want...

Is Clickbank Finally Cleaning Up the Rules for Products Sold There?

Is Clickbank Finally Cleaning Up the Rules for Products Sold There?

There has been a lot of chatter online about changes Clickbank is about to make for vendors. These changes sound really good to me, as many will impact the business opportunity offers that make outrageous claims. Here’s a quick rundown of the changes. If you want to see the...