The Dark Side of Viral Marketing: Exposing Unethical Content Creation
Content Is ProfitFebruary 07, 2024

The Dark Side of Viral Marketing: Exposing Unethical Content Creation

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In a world where the next viral hit could be just a post away, it's tempting to cut corners.

But here's the thing: there's a right way and a wrong way to catch the spotlight.

On the latest episode of the Content Is Profit podcast, we delve into a hot topic: unethical content creation in marketing.

We spotlight a video that went viral for all the wrong reasons. It promoted plagiarism to score quick wins on social media. It got us thinking – is this the legacy we want to leave in the digital world?

Here's what we learned: Authenticity isn't just a buzzword. It's the foundation of trust between us and our audience. It's about showing up, originality in hand, and sharing our true voice.

And let's be real, copying someone else's work or relying on AI to mimic creativity?

That's not going to build the lasting connections we're all chasing.

The conversation steered towards embracing long-form content.


Because it's our chance to dive deep, share our expertise, and truly connect. It's about offering real value, not just a fleeting moment of entertainment.

So, here's to making a pledge for integrity in our content.

It's about creating something that matters. It's about creating something that resonates.

Most importantly, it's about creating something that's genuinely ours.

Join us in this conversation.

Let's share, learn, and grow together.

We're committed to raising the bar for ethical content creation.

Catch you on the ethical side.

Timestamped Overview:

00:00 Balancing ethical content and learning from others.

04:54 3-step process for creating viral Instagram content.

06:36 Download video, use with owner's consent.

11:05 Leverage your authentic content for trust-building.

13:12 Conversation, pride, content, attracting right people, impact.

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