October 7, 2008
With the line between a legit blog and scam blog getting harder to detect, how do you really know when the blog you are reading is a scam blog? As part of this ongoing series on blog scams, we’ve covered how blog scams are growing and the impact on the economy and job market for stay-at-home workers. Learning to tell the difference between a legit blog and a scam blog is becoming more and more important as the work force moves online looking for jobs.
You begin the process of detection of a scam blog by checking the facts. I covered a lot of information previously on how to check the facts in:
- Web Browser Guide: Scams, Hoaxes, Rumor Mills, and Online Trash – Check the Facts
- Blogging Resources and Sources to Help You Blog
- Blog Resources: Researching the Research, Finding the Facts, and Seeking Supporting Evidence
Some of the sites I recommend you use to check your facts when it comes to the hoaxes, scams, and snake oil claims some blogs can make include: read more