BBB Scam Alert: Small businesses, watch out for marketing services that don’t deliver – The Independent

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If you own a small business, watch out for scammy marketing services. BBB Scam Tracker has received numerous reports of phony services tricking small business owners into signing monthly contracts.

BBB Scam Alert: Small businesses, watch out for marketing services that don’t deliver

Salt Lake City, UT — If you own a small business, watch out for scammy marketing services. BBB Scam Tracker has received numerous reports of phony services tricking small business owners into signing monthly contracts. But these con artists fail to deliver what they’ve promised.

How the Scam Works

A cold call, email, or a social media post for a low-cost, small business marketing service sounds like the perfect way to boost visibility for a small business. The company claims they offer public relations, search engine optimization, or other general marketing support. These “services” make big promises about the number of new customers they will be able to…

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