Back in the early days of blogging, having a blog typically meant having an online journal where you wrote about your life. Over the years, the blogging industry has exploded into different niches, commercial businesses, and living the dream of earning a full time income from a blog.
While we respect all the reasons people blog, we’re strong believers in “passion first” when it comes to websites, because doing what you love will get you through the slow times, the hard times, and the “everyone is better than me, omg” times.
It’s official: we’re now on Instagram! Since we’ve been obsessed with all things Instagram-related recently, we thought what better way to share the love than with a list of the best Instagram hashtags for bloggers?
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is the European Union’s new privacy law that comes into effect on May 25, 2018. It doesn’t just apply to EU websites and organizations, so here’s an overview of what you need to know.
If you’re a member of any affiliate programs (including the Lyrical Host Affiliate Program!) you’re responsible for declaring any affiliate links and any content you have a commercial connection to or may be compensated for.
Several years ago, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) introduced requirements for online advertising that include rules on how affiliates should disclose their commercial interests online. While the FTC advises that their rules are in place for US-based audiences and consumers, many countries have similar guidelines. The reality is that as a responsible website owner and affiliate, you want to abide by these guidelines for all your visitors and followers because you can’t control the citizenship of the people seeing your posts, and in the interests of being trusted and transparent.
The good news is that compliancy is straightforward and easy. This blog post explains what you need to do, so let’s get started!