aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

How bad do you want a 5-star review on Amazon?

How badly do you want a 5-star review on Amazon? Badly enough to pay for it?

A woman on Money Talks News writes: "My niche was book reviews. PR firms would hire me to post five-star reviews on high-profile sites like Amazon and Barnes & Noble in order to create a buzz. While they didn’t require me to write lies or tell me exactly what to write, if the review wasn’t five star, they didn’t pay the typical $10- 20 fee."

Read more here.

And the New York Times takes a longer look at fake reviews in general here.

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