Reviews, reviews and more reviews.
Jason Brown of ReviewFraud participated in an interesting investigative news report on fake reviews. He wrote about it on his blog: Bulletproof Digital busted selling Fake reviews to NBCLA. Here is NBC Southern California report:
Jason also covered an interesting story in the review space that doesn’t seem to die, Review solicitation and blackmail about a small SEO firm in Colorado that was threatened for blogging about a review company in the space.
Last week though was a busy one on the review front for me and around the web as well. I participated in several webinars and there were some other interesting articles.
Video Webinar : The Ins and Out of Reviews and Reputation in 2018 – Local University Join David Mihm, Aaron Weiche, Joy Hawkins & me as we look at the changing roll of reviews. (video + transcript)
Video Deep Dive: A Look at Review Spam with Jason Brown & Joy “The Hawk” Hawkins – Local University – Spam? What spam? Google has yet to get their spam act together against networks buying reviews. We look at the implications. (video + transcript)
How to Deal with Fake Negative Reviews on Google – Joy Hawkins explains what to do when your business is attacked.
Who's Really Behind Fake Online Reviews? by Mike Blumenthal