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Compensation via  SelfishMom

This blog accepts many forms of compensation, including (but not limited to) paid posts, sponsorships, advertising, products, and trips.
The compensation little island studios receives may influence the advertising content, links, or post topics of this blog, but will never influence Nicki's(little island studios) opinions on any subject or product.
If a reader clicks on a link or advertisement on littleislandstudios.blogspot.com and subsequently makes a purchase on that website, or uses a discount code found on littleislandstudios.blogspot.com , Nicki  may receive some form of compensation (cash or otherwise) from that company or website.


Compensation Levels via Selfish Mom

Compensation levels will be stated clearly at the beginning or end of any post that mentions a product, service or location that is covered by any of the levels listed below (or possibly within a post if there are many products listed, such as a gift list).  If no compensation level is listed, it is to be assumed that there was no compensation involved with the post or any products, services or locations mentioned in the post.  For the purposes of these levels user does not consider transportation to and from a local event, or food consumed at an event, as compensation.  Compensation refers to cash, gift certificates, products, or services.
  • Level 0: The blogger has no significant relationship with any product, service or brand mentioned in this post.
  • Level 1: The product or service mentioned was provided to the blogger free of charge (or at a considerable discount not available to the public).
  • Level 2: The product or service mentioned was provided free of charge and the blogger was compensated to post about the product or service.
  • Level 3: The blogger was compensated for inserting links from a specific website into this post.
  • Level 4: The blogger was compensated for including a product in pictures or videos in this post.
  • Level 5: The blogger was compensated for attending the event mentioned in this post.
  • Level 6: The blogger was compensated for posting about the event mentioned in this post.
  • Level 7: The blogger was provided with transportation, food, lodging, tickets, and/or other incidentals for the trip mentioned in this post.
  • Level 8: Although not specifically compensated for this post, the blogger has an ongoing relationship with a company or person connected with a product, service or location mentioned in this post that the blogger feels may have influenced his/her decision to post about it.
  • Level 9: Products or services were provided to the blogger to give away in a contest.
  • Level 10: Products or services were provided to the blogger to give away in a contest and to keep for his/her own use or for review.
  • Level 11: the blogger was compensated for administering this contest.
  • Level 12: The product or service mentioned advertises directly with the blogger’s website.
  • Level 13: This is a sponsored post.  The blogger was compensated to write this post.  While the blogger”s opinions in the post are authentic, talking points may have been suggested by the sponsor.
  • Level 14: The blogger is under contract with the company, product or service mentioned in this post. While not specifically paid for this post, the blogger is paid by the company to attend events and write about the company/product/service. The blogger receives free samples of the product, special access to the company, and all of the blogger’s costs are covered when attending events related to the company.


If the blogger is given free products of minimal value at a conference, event or meeting that are being given to all attendees, such as bags, books, water bottles, small product samples, coupons, etc., he/she does not consider these items as compensation and will not necessarily disclose them when talking about a product.


The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely Nicki’s own, unless otherwise stated. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. If Nicki quotes from a press release or other source, that content will be clearly marked.
little island studios's  does not have control of which products, services or locations appear in advertisements hosted by third parties, and is not influenced in any way by these advertisements.
little island studios is not responsible for anything that happens to anyone as a result of following her advice or reviews, or purchasing a product or service as a result of visiting littleislandstudios.blogspot.com.



Little island studios reserves the right to remove any comment that she sees fit, for any reason, including but not limited to her mood that particular day. Comments are likely to be removed if they are abusive to another commenter, an advertiser, or a sponsor, or if they appear to have been left mostly for the purpose of promoting another website, blog or business, or if they promote a business that competes with an advertiser or sponsor.  All links in the comments section are followed, so if it has even the faintest whiff of spam, it will be removed.