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222: Luck, Timing, Skill, and Alison

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From traveling mailboxes, shower screens, ESPN’s Reply-Allpocalypse, a Starbucks big oops, and liars on LinkedIn, you have to have at least one of the four essential ingredients for success: Luck, Timing, Skill, and Alison.

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#146: Sorry Not Sorry

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#079: FTC & Amazon Crackdown on Reviews, Comments and More

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On this episode of the UnPodcast we discussed the FTC crackdown on the disclosure of material relationships. We also talked about Amazon’s new practice of disallowing reviews when they suspect the reviewer is friends with the author.

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#033: Books and More

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On this episode of the UnPodcast, we discussed the coming release of my book, UnSelling, why I can’t discount my books on Kindle, and why the quality of books has gone down in recent years. We also talked about some major social media blunders ranging from a teen in the Netherlands whose foolish tweet resulted in her arrest, and the failed Twitter hashtag attempt of the NYPD.

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#004: The Secret, Hidden World of Book Publishing

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we talked about the pressures of the book publishing industry, standard advances, and why publishers no longer hold the keys. We also discussed both ethical and unethical ways to hit the bestsellers lists, and why because of them the term, “bestseller” has lost much of its meaning.
 

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