Don’t Get in Trouble: Use Disclaimers

Honesty and integrity when dealing with your readers are fundamental principles that will serve you well as a blogger (and in life). Your visitors will no doubt appreciate it.

More importantly, being honest and transparent will also help you stay out of trouble with your employer (if you have one) and even with the authorities.

Include an Employer Disclaimer

If you work for a large corporation, it’s likely that your employer has employee guidelines for blogging and social media engagement. You should review and respect these rules to avoid being the nth blogger to lose a job because of what he or she wrote online.

These guidelines vary from company to company, but they usually boil down to not revealing ...

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