The Trust Signals Blog

Scott Baradell has been a thought leader on the future of public relations for more than 15 years. Read excerpts from Trust Signals: The New PR, a book and treatise on the profession.

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My Blog Had a Bigger Audience Than PR Week: The Rest of the Story

For decades in the latter half of the 20th century, the velvety voice of Paul Harvey entertained America's radio listeners. Today he would simply...

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Scott Baradell

Are You Updating Your Website's Content Frequently Enough?

Say a potential lead has a question about a service your company offers. Like most of us, they start with a quick Google search. Your website name...

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Scott Baradell

Want Your Website Visitors to Trust You? Show Them Your Team

What are authentic, high-quality pictures on your website's "Team" page worth to your business? In the case of Idea Grove, I can answer that very...

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Scott Baradell

Why Too Much Stock Photography on Your Site Can Be a Trust Killer

Have you ever visited the website for a physician's practice or healthtech company and come face to face with a homepage hero image that looks...

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Scott Baradell

Tell Your Superhero Story on Your "About Us" Page

Have you ever wondered why so many superhero movies are "origin stories" -- focused on that moment when a regular person becomes a superhero?

Some...

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Scott Baradell

Trust-Building Tips for eLearning Vendors

Remote learning and all the tools that enable it are at the top of everyone's mind these days -- not only educators, but parents, students and...

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Scott Baradell

Why Slow Page Loading Will Lose You Customers Fast

Do you like waiting in line at the store? How about when you are standing at the front counter and the clerk is talking on the phone or sorting...

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Scott Baradell

What's in a Name? For Your Website TLD, It's a Matter of Trust

The journey to building trust for your brand cannot be completed overnight. But even a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. And...

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Scott Baradell

True-Blue Trust: Why the Colors Your Brand Uses Matter

Have you ever noticed how many brands use the color blue in their logos and on their websites?

The reason is simple: they want you to trust them.

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Scott Baradell

My Personal Journey to Trust, Part 1

(This website is about trust, so I thought it might be of value to share some of my own experiences with trust and how they've defined and changed...

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