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Fighting Against Home Title Fraud (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing For most Americans, equity in their home is their greatest asset.  Unfortunately, not all homeowners are taking the necessary precautions to protect their asset from being stolen.  Locking the door and installing an alarm system won’t keep scammers from stealing a home’s title.  Thieves can take ownership of a house…

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Understanding Connected TV Advertising Fraud & What We Can Do About It

Dan Lowden, CMO, White Ops It’s an intuitive progression: fraud follows money. Wherever there’s a new marketplace taking root, fraudsters will swoop in and try to capture a chunk of that cash before they get found out and evicted. In digital advertising, those fraudsters often use sophisticated bots to carry out that theft. These sophisticated…

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Hunter Blames Wife for Fraud Scandal

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR If you ask U.S. Congressman Duncan Hunter, he has a pretty irresponsible wife. Just how irresponsible? According to Hunter, his wife, Margaret Hunter, is a serial fraudster solely responsible misusing over $250,000 of his campaign funds. If you think this message is going to get Hunter into more trouble than it…

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Bots Don’t Buy: 5 Tips to Avoid Advertising Fraud

Tom Alexander, Founder & CEO, PK4 Media President Ronald Reagan once famously said about the Soviet Union, “Trust but verify.” While digital advertising is not as much of an existential threat as the Cold War was, the principle of verification very much applies. Since bots don’t buy products or services, brands looking to increase revenue…

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BitMart and MoonPay Partner to Advance Fiat-to-Crypto Transaction

CommPRO Editorial Staff Only two months after the cryptocurrency market capitalization exceeded $1 trillion, it doubled itself and made the milestone of $2 trillion in early April, bringing the whole world’s attention to the cryptocurrency market again. There is no doubt that cryptocurrency is gaining momentum globally, and the crypto world remains an industry full…

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Amazon: King of the Supplements Business? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing By 2019, the global supplements market made hundreds of billions of dollars annually. Out of all the online sales for these products, 77% occurred on Amazon. That is more than the top 5 specialty vitamin sellers combined. While consumers benefit from Amazon’s incredible convenience, there is a darker side to…

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Is It Right to Sell Others Short?

  Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah University, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org You’re a basketball player whose team just won the NCAA Division I national championship!  You run courtside to celebrate with family but your mother is visibly upset.  “Mom, what’s the matter?  “I’m sorry,” she stammers.  “It’s just that . .…

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OP-ED: A Simple Solution To Prevent Hate Talk

Arthur Solomon Media coverage has been filled with suggestions on how to stop hate talk ever since the killing of Asian spa workers in Georgia.  Missing was a simple method of doing so: Muzzle former disgraced, twice impeached President Donald Trump, his surrogates and white supremacists. White supremacist organizations have been a source of problems…

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Role of Blockchain Technology in the Finance Industry

CommPRO Editorial Staff Blockchain is playing a significant role in increasing the efficiency of fintech companies across the globe. This has led to a reduction in the manual manipulation of information. Blockchain ensures intercompany transparency along with the settlement. The technology helps in providing cost-effective techniques by preparing the payment mechanism. With that being said,…

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Data Breaches: How Bad is the Risk and Where Does Your Data Go?

CommPRO Editorial Staff Data breaches are something we hear about and see articles on in the press. But we’re not always touched by them directly if we have been lucky enough (so far) to not have our data stolen from a website. But for people who have previously been impacted by a data breach, then…

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My 2020 Cable TV “Breaking News” (Not Really) Recap

(Will Program Realignments Improve The Products?) Arthur Solomon It’s been several weeks since program changes have been made by the major cable TV networks. My questions are, “Will it make the products any better?” My answer, based on past changes at the networks is, “Probably Not.” But there’s always the slightest probability that I might…

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How the Antiques & Collectibles Industry has Changed in the Digital Age

CommPRO Editorial Staff In an uncertain world changing beyond all recognition the way we shop for and collect antiques has changed. Even before the current pandemic which has caused many shops to close the internet had changed how we do things. What changes are now happening in the antiques and collectibles industry because of this,…

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Pillow Politics, Round #1

  Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group Unhappy with the MyPillow guy Mike Lindell’s supporting former President Trump, David Hogg is ready to start a pillow fight in the first round of Pillow Politics. And Tuesday comes the ultimate pillow fight, an attempt by pillow-armed Democrats to smother any chance for Trump to ever become…

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The Trump Impeachment Trial: The Case For and Against Conviction

  Former U.S. Attorney Chuck Rosenberg joins host Michael Zeldin as they deconstruct the case “for” and “against” impeachment of former President Donald Trump on the latest episode of THAT SAID WITH MICHAEL ZELDIN. Guest Chuck Rosenberg, Former U.S. Attorney Chuck Rosenberg held numerous senior positions in the United States Department of Justice –as the…

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The Role of PR In Stopping The Spread of Misinformation

Danielle Ruckert, Account Director at Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications Fake news is all around us, from disinformation related to election security to misinformation about effects of the COVID-19 vaccine. As PR professionals, every one of us in this industry has a responsibility to adhere to the highest standards of accuracy and truth in advancing the…

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The Column I Hoped To Never Write

(Author’s Note: This is the 12th in a series of occasional political columns that I’ll be writing for CommPRO.biz  until Inauguration Day, January 20. Previously, I wrote 17 political columns leading up to Election Day. FYI: My first public relations job was with a political firm, where I worked on local, statewide and presidential campaigns. In this…

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American Exceptionalism: 2020 Didn’t Have to Be This Way

Helio Fred Garcia The first American case of COVID-19 was diagnosed on January 20, 2020.  Exactly one year later Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. What happened in the United States in between is different from what happened in other developed countries.  Twenty million Americans contracted COVID-19…

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Donald Trump: America’s Fabulist Destroyer Of Democracy

(Author’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of occasional political columns that I’ll be writing for CommPro.biz until Inauguration Day, January 20. Previously, I wrote 17 political columns leading up to Election Day. FYI – My first public relations job was with a political firm, where I worked on local, statewide and presidential…

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