Wednesday, February 01, 2017 INVESTIGATION PART 1: THE GURU.COM SCAM
Guru is a site that has claimed the prized role of offering supposed value for the employer and great opportunities for freelance writers. I signed up with Guru as both a freelancer and an employer. Astoundingly, Guru never checked my identification, it never asked for some sort of government ID or W-9 information up front. As a matter of fact, as an employer, it never checked for any sort of legitimacy when it came to the company or individual looking to do the hiring.
Monday, January 30, 2017 How Thermal “Vision” Works
What is night vision? Basically, it is when an optical receiver detects infrared radiation bouncing off or emitted from the surface of an object. In animals, the optical receiver is organic located within the rods and cones behind eyes and nerves attached to the central nervous system. Humans have generally poor night vision and can only see visible light.
Monday, December 26, 2016 THE DANGERS OF FREELANCING SITES LIKE GURU - Is There A New Battle Space for Identity Theft?An internal investigation by ActivePerception to test the viability of employment connections for legitimate work revealed startling results. ActivePerception analyzed results through both a Freelance Writer and Employer lens by opening accounts for each respectively. Results revealed Writers could not see any information about Employers that the Employers did not provide. Employers could create their profile however they wanted to without providing legitimate information. For example, ActivePerception was able to apply as an Employer with a fictitious company name, fictitious contact information, and false address and other information.
Thursday, December 15, 2016 The Best Websites To Work As A Freelancer
Being a professional in any industry takes a lot of effort and rigor. But being a freelancer is even more difficult. The work itself is not an issue. If you are in the freelancing arena, you already have a general consensus of what your work entails, and the type of work that you will be specializing in. The difficulty lies in trying to locate a job that will offer you a fair rate of pay for what you do. In this article, you will find how to go about preparing to find freelance work and where exactly you can find it.
There are quite a few places that sell web hosting packages online. Even doing an honest side-by-side comparison is not enough to truly decide on the best web hosting option that works for your needs. Below you will find some important tips when deciding on a web hosting package.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Google Will Penalize Interstitials
Earlier this year, Google expanded certain algorithms to cover the ever increasing world of mobile sites. The algorithm itself would not be in full effect until September. An algorithm is merely a dedicated process that vets and analysis a problem and steers it toward the correct solution. As such, Google will penalize any site that utilizes a large interstitial, meaning they will be considered not as user friendly and incur penalties as a result.