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255: We Should Be On A Cruise

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In today’s episode, we demonstrate our commitment to you, our seven listeners, by being here to make this show for you when we should be on a cruise. We talk about two blind brothers; 50 Cent’s hilarious jab at Ja Rule; Amazon’s less than ethical baby registries; some rapid-fire good news from LinkedIn and Instagram; and the Wall Street Journal gives work from home fashion tips (with hilarious comments from readers). All this and more!

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#169: Emergency Episode

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#164: And the Winner Is…

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#129: A Legal Episode

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#113: All About Ads

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we look at the horrible, wonderful, and remarkably complicated world of online ads. Why are they necessary? How have marketers ruined online advertising? And what, if anything, would you be willing to pay for an ad-free experience?

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#056: Influencer Ethics: Don’t Abuse the Power of Influence

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On this episode of the UnPodcast we discussed ethical considerations of influencer marketing. We told the story of a news anchor that crossed the line by using his position not just as an anchor, but as an editor to promote a company he had a vested interest in.

We also discussed a unique business and why people may use the business when they have something to hide.

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#052: Shady Review Practices

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On this episode of the UnPodcast we talked about a hotel in Sweden that offers free hotel rooms (with a catch!) to those who have enough social media fans — and why that may not be a smart move for them.

We also talked about how one large company lost credibility when their employees left reviews about their new app, without disclosing that they work for the company. We got into how app developers can game the system to paint a rosy picture about their app, even if the app previously had bad reviews.

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#005: Ethical Issues and the Importance of Disclosure

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On this episode of the UnPodcast, I go on a rant about morons who give unsolicited feedback based on what they don’t know, and then I balance it out with a feel good story.

Alison and I also talk about ethical issues related to a lack of disclosure on blogs, T.V. programs, social media and more.

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