The Trust Signals Blog is a leading resource on trust in PR and marketing, authored by Scott Baradell.

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Social Media Finfluencers: Should You Trust Them?

It’s been a tough year for Kim Kardashian. She has been in the headlines more than ever – and a lot of it not being good news. Recently, Kim agreed...

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Scott Baradell

Chapter 12: Playing Defense— Reputation Management

(Following is Chapter 12 of  Trust Signals: Brand Building in a Post-Truth World.)

To borrow a phrase from George W. Bush’s now-famous critique of...

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Scott Baradell

Chapter 11: Earning Approval—Third-Party Validation

(Following is Chapter 11 of  Trust Signals: Brand Building in a Post-Truth World.)

Influencer endorsements didn’t begin with the Kardashians’...

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Nader Abou Mrad

Capterra: Everything You Need to Know About the B2B Software Review Site

Capterra prides itself on being “the web's leading free resource for business software help.” Today, Capterra boasts over 1.5 million validated...

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Scott Baradell

Chapter 10: The Grow With TRUST System

(Following is Chapter 10 of  Trust Signals: Brand Building in a Post-Truth World.)

I started Idea Grove at the worst possible time in my life.

I left...

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Perla Khattar

Taking a Look at Credder’s Content Credibility Database

Have you ever invested seven precious minutes of your time reading an article, only to discover that it was filled with misinformation and fake news?...

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Scott Baradell

Chapter 9: Choosing the Right Trust Signals in a Post-Truth World

(Following is Chapter 9 of  Trust Signals: Brand Building in a Post-Truth World.)

An ancient Latin proverb offers some good advice about priorities: “

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Scott Baradell

Chapter 8: Trust Signals, Conversions, and Growth

Everybody claims to be a growth hacker these days—at least if you check out people’s bios on LinkedIn.

The truth is that while marketers, developers,...

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Tara Mohunlol

Another Gatekeeper Falls: Have Movie Fans Stopped Trusting Critics?

If you've been following the news lately, you've probably noticed that the public keeps clashing with experts. Be it in government or science - the...

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Scott Baradell

Chapter 7: SEO Trust Signals— For Google’s Eyes Only

In scholarly circles, academics have long relied on citations of their work by others in their field as trust signals. Having your research cited is...

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