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‘If you’re seeing this, please delete your Etsy account’: Etsy seller criticizes site’s security

'Etsy continues to give my account back to a known hacker, putting me at risk, my identity, my customers.'

On Aug 26, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Do not buy anything from these accounts’: A TikTok account is dedicated to exposing dropshippers to followers

'Bros mad he can't make any money.'

On Jun 1, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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‘Sounds like 2 adults who know how to interact’: Small business owner confronts man who gave him a bad Google review in viral TikTok

'The main reason I was giving you a call was I got a bad review on my business page.'

On Jun 1, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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From sheep shearing to hair detangling, satisfying videos keep these TikTokers’ small businesses booming

The art of satisfaction is smoothing customers' brains.

On May 12, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘I’ve gotten $4,000 worth of merchandise delivered to my house for literal pennies’: Man shares ‘hack’ to possibly getting 100% off online, asks viewers not to do it to small businesses

'These dev teams aren't as sophisticated as you think they are.'

On May 6, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Other people make TikToks at school all the time’: Student suspended for ‘promoting his business’ at school, sparking debate

'Isn't school supposed to set you up for success? This is success.'

On Mar 29, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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CEO Matt Cooper on how creators can thrive on Skillshare

'If people aren’t making fun of you behind your back, you haven’t said enough.'

On Mar 10, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Navigating red-flag creator deals with supermanager Victoria Bachan and influencer Melissa Tovar

‘We’re losing a little bit of humanity.’

On Mar 3, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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LinkedIn launches the LinkedIn Podcast Network for creators, entrepreneurs

‘The LinkedIn Podcast Network will launch with a collection of 12 podcasts that are shaping the conversations in the business world.’

On Feb 23, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Jason Y. Lee, Jubilee Media founder, got billions of views

‘There is a huge hunger to watch this kind of content.’

On Feb 17, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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‘Once they get your design, it’s like a death kiss’: Independent designers speak out against ecommerce giants like Alibaba and SHEIN

'I'm making, like, little to no money from my work as a designer. And someone else is profiting off it.'

On Feb 17, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘I feel totally helpless’: Woman says ‘online hitmen’ are taking down her small business in viral TikTok

'Suddenly my traffic disappeared.'

On Dec 4, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Our packaging can be seen in the background’: Small business owner exposes customer lying about missing order in viral TikTok

'We don't appreciate being lied to'

On Nov 6, 2021 by Stacy Fernandez

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‘Completely baffled by their unprofessionalism’: TikToker accuses business of harassing her after she left bad Yelp review (updated)

Someone from the business allegedly compared her to a 'rabid teenager.'

On Nov 1, 2021 by Kathleen Wong

Christina Haberkern shared a video with her book from a Paper Source store

‘They have $20,000 that they owe me’: TikToker accuses Paper Source of stealing from her small business

She says the company is withholding pay from her and other artists.

On Sep 8, 2021 by Samira Sadeque