How to Deal with Google Robots
| Mar 21 2016 | Posted in: Informational Address
Do you receive numerous calls every week, or even every day, from a “Google” robot trying to “update your front page listing,” or to “claim your free website?” If you are unsure or not if these are scams, I’ll make this very clear for you… They are. All of them.
Here is a direct page taken out of Google’s support page:
Google telemarketing calls
Watch out for parties calling and selling services claiming to have a special relationship with or claiming to be Google. Often, these parties are telemarketers that are not affiliated with Google and are trying to leverage the Google brand to sell your business some type of online service. Keep in the mind the following:
These calls are annoying and disruptive to the workday. I just received the second one today and have become so annoyed I wrote this blog post.
Here are a few tips to avoid being scammed:
Hopefully these tips help you to keep your information safe. Remember, Google and any other holder of our information would never call using a robot or try to acquire information without you contacting them first. This goes for email as well. No matter how good the offer is, always remember the age old saying, “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.”
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