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The Confidence and Perception Behind Online Reviews



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Joe Rohrlich, Chief Revenue Officer at Bazaarvoice, breaks down the power of reviews in this week’s podcast. From explaining the digital landscape that incites a sense of urgency for businesses to have ratings to the lasting negative impact fake reviews can have on a companies revenue and reputation, Rohrlich provides insight that you won’t want to miss about this hot topic. Listen in to find out more!


A Cashless Future



How close are we from entering into a world where cash is no longer accepted? Do we truly understand the benefits and implications of completely going cashless and relying solely on financial transactions that are intimately connected with our data? Dr. Shelle Santana, Associate Professor at the Harvard University Business School, answers these questions and more on this episode of the >Better Series podcast.


CCPA Enforcement Begins: What We’re Learning



After years of debate, discussion, and revisions, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) — a law that gives consumers a wide range of rights and creates a series of obligations for businesses — finally began enforcement on July 1st. Cobun Zweifel-Keegan, Deputy Director of BBB National Programs’ Privacy Initiatives, joined Julian Flamant, Associate at Hogan Lovells US LLP, and Heather Federman VP of Privacy and Policy at BigID to discuss what the CCPA means for businesses inside and outside of California.


Direct Selling in the Age of a Pandemic



COVID-19 has left millions of Americans unemployed and seeking new solutions to help them navigate the tough road ahead. Some have turned to the direct selling industry, chasing claims of financial freedom. Peter Marinello, Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC) Vice President, and Howard J. Smith, one of the DSSRC’s attorneys, help us explore the unique world of direct selling and fill us in on the COVID-related claims that have kept them busier than usual over the last several months.


Does the Gig Economy Require Regulation?



Philip Garrity, Editor of The Freelancer, stops by to explain the complexity of the California AB5 law. It said to protect gig workers. However, the very people it’s meant to guard say, “No, thanks!” Is the help required to keep the gig economy and its workers safe? Hear what Philip has to say.