SpeedTalk Mobile Incentivising Reviews

I recently purchased a cheap service plan I wanted to trial from SpeedTalk Mobile. During the checkout process, I was shown the following:

This clearly violates Google’s guidelines.[1]

Reviews are only valuable when they are honest and unbiased. (For example, business owners shouldn’t offer incentives to customers in exchange for reviews.)

I also noticed SpeedTalk keyword stuffing in its website’s footer—another questionable strategy:[2]


I was pretty excited about SpeedTalk. Not anymore.

Footnotes

  1. Excerpt from 6/13/2019 (archived here).
  2. From SpeedTalk’s website on 6/13/2019 (archived here)

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