Garmology: Influencers – Get rich or lie trying – With Symeon Brown, journalist and author (S04/E10)

Journalist Symeon Brown visits to talk about his new book about the world of influencers, “Get rich or lie trying”. We cover the rise of the modern influencers, how social media has enabled new ways of guerilla marketing using young fans, the fashionable surgery and Brazilian butt lifts, the dropshipping and financial trader scams and at the end of the day, who is actually exploiting who?

You can find Symeon on Instagram and Twitter and more on his Linktree.

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Nick Johannessen is the host of Garmology, the editor of the blog and WellDressedDad on Instagram. You can email Nick as WellDressedDad (at)

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