Dont Be Tempted To Go The Route Of Click Fraud When Using PPC Marketing
Posted in Pay Per Click (PPC) by Mike on 13th of January, 2009
When using PPC marketing it may be tempting to employ click fraud methods. After all you are getting rid of competition to increase your web presence. You can obtain better conversion rates and improve your business. What is even better is that click fraud is so easy. You can either do the numerous clicking yourself or you may hire people to do it for you or employ bots to do it for you. So why should you not go the route of click fraud? It is an offense! There are various ways to commits click fraud. One of the ways is to use bots that steal IP addresses from a whole lot of sources and then making the clicks come from a wide variety of sources. It may help the user to rid competition however; it is unethical and illegal since you are using other people's IP addresses without their consent. Not only are you harming your competitors but you are harming other people as well. Other methods such as employing people to click the adverts and use of clicking bots. The advantage of these methods is that the mastermind will not be exposed so why should you not use it? Click fraud is illegal. Not only are you not competing fairly but if anyone reports you or if search engines find you, you will be prosecuted. Then, not only will you suffer but so will your business because then you would have lost consumer confidence and business reputation.