As you will have seen from our previous blog posts, here at Creative Content Company we are keen to protect our clients. Sometimes this might mean telling them that they don’t need all of our services and training them in an area to help them spend less money. However other times it is to warn them of cheeky little spam emails that they may fall for.
In this blog post we would like to share a sponsored post spam email with you that you may have received yourself. This email has been copied and pasted below. We have kept it exactly the same way that it was sent to us, so you can recognise it if you received it too. We have just changed it to italic so it stands out.
Hello Sir/Madam ,
Hope you are fine,
Myself Bablu. I have experience in SEO, social media & online marketing field for 4 years. I am currently doing guest posting service on various type of blogs and would like the opportunity to, place a sponsored post on my sites. If this is something you’d be interested in just let me know.
We have many niches blogs as follows:
Search Engine Optimization, Crypto, Webdesign, Tech, Business, Finance, Lifestyle, Sports, Travel, News, Pets, and much more.
Let me know if you’re interested. Also feel free to ask me if you have any quires I am happy to assist you more.
I am Waiting for your quick response.
As we always state in all spam emails, check the email address it came from. No real surprise that this sponsored post spam email came from a gmail.com email address. If you are a professional business it is likely you will have a business email address, not your business name followed by @ gmail / yahoo / hotmail / etc. This should always be an alarm bell when you receive an email.
The first line says Sir/Madam. It doesn’t take long to read the About Us page on the website and see I am female. To confirm, this email came to my named email address, so they could have even have written Hello Hazel.
Then we look at the writing style and grammar. ‘Myself’ followed by your name is not a way to greet someone, especially not in a professional sense. This is just one of the many examples of a bad grasp of the English language and grammar.
The biggest concern with this is that if you believe this sponsored post spam email and agreed to go ahead with his offering, you are connecting your business with his. This gives people that view your website a bad impression of your business and can damage your business and brand.
If you have received an email and you’re not sure if it is spam or not then feel free to forward it to us. We can always check it out for you. But to confirm, this Sponsored Post Spam Email is definitely spam!