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RankedBoost uses certain terms and phrases to describe our levels of advertiser support and involvement in the production and promotion of content on our website (rankedboost.com). There's different ways we refer to this type of content, We may use terms like "promoted", "advertisement" and "promotion". Below we list the descriptions of the disclosure you should know about for varies of categories that RankedBoost uses as of 3/17/2019.
If you see content around our website that doesn't have carry one of these disclosures, then it's editorial content produced by RankedBoost without any advertiser involvement. Also to know, Advertisers can target ads around content they want to be associated with. For example that's why you might see a Hearthstone ad on some Artifact content, there would be a label near the ad as "Advertisement".
- Promoted/Promotion - A advertiser paid for the promotion of content. Content eligible for promotion also includes existing RankedBoost content creator editorial content that was created without advertiser involvement. The advertiser pays a fee to RankedBoost to promote their content in specific locations on the website. Also note, Advertisers don't have input in the creation process of our content itself and the promotion process is handled by a ad operations/sales team, not our content creator editorial team.
- Presented - Custom content that's underwritten by an advertiser or content where an advertiser may have paid to receive an onscreen mention. Both these types are still created and produced by our content creator editorial team. The advertiser does not have creative control unless otherwise mentioned.
- Advertisement - Advertisement units that can appear in varies locations around the website. The advertiser pays a fee to RankedBoost to display their advertisement near our content created by our content creator editorial team.
- Links/Affiliate Links - In our eyes the deals we feature on RankedBoost is seen as a service to you, our fans and readers. We do our best to keep with the best deals and share them with you. However, we want you to know that if you go to Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart, Newegg or another retailer through one of our affiliate links and make a purchase, we will earn a commission based on that sale. So to clarify that: if you buy through a link you clicked on at RankedBoost, we make a little bit of money from the sale. These links do not influence editorial decisions in any way. They may appear in articles that our content team creates and may use neutral language, for example: "Order [this product] from Amazon.". We that being said - if you do happend to buy the item, thank you! If you don't, no worries about it. Keep doing you and browsing our content, you're awesome!