Loud & Chronic’s Transparency & Compliance to FTC Rules

In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released its new rules for Disclosure Compliance. These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media (blogs, YouTube videos, etc.) know if the blogger/presenter is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. In other words, it’s to inform readers that the blogger is making money by sharing a link or product.

In compliance with the FTC guidelines, please assume the following about links and posts on this site: Any/all of the links on may be what is known as referral or affiliate links of which receives a small compensation from sales thereof. This in no way affects the price you pay for the item(s) you are purchasing.

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What is an affiliate link?

An affiliate link is a special link that contains a unique code that identifies a particular affiliate. When a website visitor clicks on an affiliate link and visits the site it links to, the merchant will know which affiliate’s link brought them to their site.

How do affiliate links work?

Purchases are made on external websites, not the website where the affiliate link is placed: When a reader clicks on an affiliate link located on, the reader is taken to an external company’s website, with whom we have an affiliate agreement, and makes their purchase from that company’s website directly (not from Amazon* and/or other companies with whom we may have an affiliate agreement pay us a small commission or other compensation for promoting their website or products through their affiliate program(s). This compensation in no way affects the price you pay. It is paid by the company where you make your purchase.

Prices are exactly the same for you if your purchase is through an affiliate link or not. You will not pay more for your purchase by clicking through links on this website. It does help us keep the lights on, and we appreciate our readers. This is how we can bring you reviews on cutting-edge products as well as industry news and information at no cost to you.

Think of it as a news agency bringing you the latest news. Only you don’t necessarily HAVE to watch commercials. Our business model earns its keep through affiliate links. Would you like to learn how to do this? Visit the same affiliate marketing training platform that our founder learned from. By the way, that is another affiliate link. You click on that link and our founder will be compensated. And better yet, he will be there to help guide you every step of the way.

What about sponsored content?

We do not ordinarily write sponsored posts. We want to bring you real, unbiased information that reflects our honest opinion. However, if a post is sponsored by a company and it is a paid sponsorship, We will disclose this clearly at the beginning of the post.

*Loud & Chronic is currently not associated with, but may do so in the future.