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. Did it maintain relational integrity with other data fields? It can authenticate app ratings and reviews from real users to prevent astroturfing.