Here at Well Cultured, we get a lot of solicitations from companies to review or promote their products. We have never accepted an offer unless (1) we intend to review – not just promote – the product, (2) we explicitly disclose the relationship in the article and in advance, and (3) our review would be genuinely interesting to our readers.
Today, we received such a scummy, trashy, and ultimately insulting “offer” that I felt that you should know about it.
Media Top “advertising agency,” through agent Veronica Scranton (likely a pseudonym), offered to pay us to “slip in” an online gaming advertisement in an article:
Media Top may want to review the FTC’s Enforcement Policy Statement on Deceptively Formatted Advertisements.
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