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Lessons about guitar that turned into lessons about customer service, online courses, and payment across the pond!

I was not really planning to write this blog until I started getting marketing emails from Guitarmonk yet again. I had THE most horrendous customer service experience with this company, and it is amazing that they think I would sign up for any course ever again. 1,821 more words

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BREAKING! INSTAGRAM TAKES DOWN FAKE JIM IYKE ACCOUNT (FOLLOW @JIM.IYKE)

This is hot off the presses, folks! INSTAGRAM has taken down the fake account whose owner was impersonating the Nigerian film star Jim Iyke and duping the public. 338 more words

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What is your P@$$w0rd?

I received an email telling me that my twitter password has changed:

I was very puzzled then because I can’t remember changing my password. How did it happen? 384 more words

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Cyber Fraud Online: Have Reports of Online Ad Fraud Been Greatly Exaggerated?

Nobody debates that online advertising has a fraud problem. But as chatter about it reverberates around the industry, some executives now claim the issue is being exaggerated. 844 more words

Cyber Fraud Online

Protecting your Non-Profit from Online Fraud


If your organization has been targeted for fraudulent activity on your fundraising website, you already know how time-consuming and costly it can be for an organization. 482 more words

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Buying a Car on Craigslist

Nearly gone are the days when used car buyers and sellers would pick up a copy of the local penny saver and cruise the “for sale” section. 519 more words

Titled Vehicles

Fraud and the Pivot Towards Programmatic Direct

There has been a lot of talk about the pervasive amount of click fraud and bot traffic happening in digital. Marketers are reportedly spending anywhere from 30% to 70% of their digital budgets on fake impressions and clicks, and an entire cottage industry is cropping up to help marketers combat fraud and try and protect their digital marketing investments. 990 more words

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