Andy Moore Blogger – spam email

Earlier this month I received some spam email from Blogger Andy Moore.  Maybe I’m naive but I have to admit that it had me fooled for a while as it’s very well written.  The text is below.

Hi!

I just visited your website and I’m quite impressed! I was wondering if you have a Twitter account for your business? If  you do, can you let me know your username?

I just posted a link to your site on my Facebook wall to encourage others to have a peek.  As a word of advice, I would  suggest you to utilize social media sites to get more visits. I’ve personally been promoting my business and blogs on  Twitter and Facebook and getting a lot of traffic from that. I’ve also been using a company called Famepack to increase my followers and likes. Have a look, it might be valuable to you as well.

Anyway, If you have a Twitter account, let me know so I can follow you and give you a shoutout on my Twitter page.

Thanks!

Andy Moore

On my first read I was thinking that I need to make my twitter handle more visible on my website.  Then I clicked on the link and my suspicions were raised. Famepack discusses the ability to buy followers and I’m not sure why anyone would want to buy followers.  Second, a re-read showed that there was absolutely nothing in the email that was specific to my site.  That’s always a good sign that its a mass-emailing and it was spam.

Live and learn I guess.

 

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