July 4, 2011 § Leave a comment
Beware of Craigslist design scam
This post is about the design scammers and not about all the quality design service providers advertising on Craigslist.
Craigslist, the largest market of classified ads is the source of finding service providers to lots of people. Especially on the web design and website related services most people prefer to find services provider from Craigslist.
While the cheaper services are always the plus of this market place, in the recent times there has been lots of design scam going on.
When it comes to web design, most of the custom design assurances are always turns to be scam. Since most of the pre made templates are ripped by someone on the net and shared, it is easy to just make few changes mostly in terms of color and sell it as a custom-made template or one of a kind template is the most commonly seen design scam on Craigslist.
Those who order the service doesn’t have the chance to visit all the pre made template building sites to check whether the template is already exist somewhere or not.
While most of the designers selling their design services on Craigslist work hard for each and every design work, 10 to 20% of the claims on Craigslist about custom design services turns out to be scam.
We will see how not to get scammed by these design scammers on the next post.