My Promise to You
Here at Happiness in Between, I strive to provide helpful, practical and encouraging information that’s rooted in my values, beliefs and experiences.
If we’re to be good friends, we need to start off on the right foot … and that is building our relationship on trust and honesty. That is why I promise to be honest and candid with what I share with you.
Whether I’m compensated or not, I will NEVER recommend something, unless I think and feel it will help you, or be of use and value to you. If I recommend anything, please know that it’s because I truly believe in it – whatever it is. I will give you my honest opinions, findings and experiences on topics and products/services I write about and NEVER intentionally mislead you.
Your trust is hugely important to me. The fact that you’re willing to spend part of your day with me is something I truly value. And I will NOT jeopardize that.
I have not yet – but intend to – make money from Happiness in Between.
I love creating, writing and sharing on Happiness in Between. But it’s no secret – while this is a passion project of mine, it is also a side hustle I’m starting. The money earned from this site will help keep the lights on at Happiness in Between. And if I’m fortunate enough, it will also help me pay off my student loans as quickly as possible.
Thanks in advance for your support!
So, how do I intend to make money here? Well, here are some of the ways I plan to receive compensation:
- Ads: I may receive compensation from ad placements (by ad networks) on this site.
- Affiliate Marketing: I may receive a commission from sales or leads generated through affiliate links I share. What does this mean? Pretty much, if you click on an affiliate link and end up buying something, I may receive a commission on it. However, it WON’T cost you anything extra. As a reminder, I will only recommend products and services I believe would be beneficial to you and would share with my friends, whether or not I’m compensated for it.
- Gifted Items: I may get receive some products free of charge to try by certain brands in exchange for my review. Know that this won’t sway the review in either direction – positive or negative. I will provide an honest and objective feedback based on my experience and opinion.
For the most part, I don’t write paid product reviews. If I’m writing a product review about something, it’s most likely a result of my paying for a product/service (such as YouNeedABudget.com), ending up loving it and wanting to share it with you. If I do accept some form of compensation for a product review, I will disclose to you that I either received the particular item for free or received some form of compensation. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
I welcome and would love to hear from you! My only request when leaving comments is that any thoughts, ideas and feedback shared here are respectful and considerate. I reserve the right to remove any comments that are deemed inappropriate, including but not limited to spam, comments that are not related to a particular post, or are offensive and rude.
I want this to be a safe place for us all. So, let’s spread LOVE! And NOT meanness. We’ve got a lot on our plates. Let’s not waste our energy on that negative stuff.
Instead, let’s foster a space of mutual respect for each other.
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