1 post from day 21/05/2009

You Can’t Trust Social Proofs But You Can Trust Your Self


I got duped. They seemed trustworthy. But I lost my money and my phone number. And then they insulted me.

This month I got entangled with a bogus VoIP provider. The email above is the only human interaction I was able to establish with them. They sure fooled me with their website.

They used all the 'keys' to building trust online.

Most websites use these 5 social proofs to get you to trust them: 1. A site that 'looks good'. Check. VoIPGo.com has a very professionally designed site. Perfectly designed to appear credible.

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