I was a teenage Russian troll OG

Biznology

While I was always a proponent of transparently pitching bloggers and message board and forum owners on behalf of our very cool clients, that was never the company core, though we did create many a blog and website posing as superfans. I haven’t at all since I left NMS in 2006 and I don’t even know if NMS continued doing it themselves since there was a lot of heat from the FTC and organizations like WOMMA, PRSA, and the lot to not astroturf or misrepresent oneself.

Not all integrations are created equal: 4 layers of app integrations with SaaS platforms

chiefmartech

While it’s not specific to HubSpot — this is an issue and a framework that I believe are broadly applicable across all SaaS platforms — I want to be transparent that I do have a stake in how these dynamics play out in our industry. It can authenticate app ratings and reviews from real users to prevent astroturfing. A form filled out on a registration page in the webinar app triggers a new contact record to be created in the CRM.

PR and Blogging Outreach: Practical Tips

WebMarketCentral

I've been thinking about this topic over the past few weeks realized that good blogger relationships is one part doing your research, one part old school PR and one part transparency. In some cases, bloggers will provide you with rules when contacting them. Be Transparent : Whether you're commenting on a blog or contacting a blogger, be transparent about who you are and what your intentions are.