It is well known that over 90% of PTC sites are scams, and it is very
important to us to stay away from these sites, because we risk to
wasting time and money. Are some signs which can make us to be more
cautious, when it comes to a potential scam:
1. Does not have a
The forum is an important element for a PTC, a means of
communication between members. There we can see evidence of payment, and
any claims of the members.
2. Has Free or cheap (my addition) Domain or Host
domain or host is not a bad thing, but for a PTC site is not so good.
That owner of ptc if does not have enough money for to buy a domain,
which cost $10/year, will not have enough money for to pay their
members. Example of free domain: http://www.free-domain.domain.com/
Has an unprofessional design
Their script has many bugs, erorrs,
illegible writing, …totally unprofessional!
4. Has an incomplete
Terms of Service (TOS)
Among many others, an TOS must to contain all
particulars of payments (ex: the minimum amount of payment), referrals
(ex: how many referrals can we have), possible restrictions, etc.
Promises large gains
More than $ 0.01 per click for standard
members, is completely unsustainable, and $1.00 per click can be only a
dream, nothing really.
6. That PTC is owned by a scammer
once, you can be fooled and a second time.
7. That PTC is
A PTC sites can be abandoned, if that owner missing from
forum for more than 10 days.
Even registering us on PTC with a
big forum, with own domain, an owner with no bad history, with a unique
design, we can become victims of these impostors. But if we consider the
few rules, listed above, chance to fall victim, may be significantly
About the Writer : Andrei is the owner and writer of
the daily updated PTC blog, ScamDetector.info. ScamDetector.info has
followed hundreds of PTC/Bux sites since August of 2010.
note from me :
if you join in a site have these criteria, never invest your money of if you have to invest, make sure you use Paypall, since Paypall give up to 45 days to put dispute.