I just had a person contact me about one of my social media gigs. The person who contacted me was telling me about their sites they want promoted. All fine and well. But something tells me, they may be trying to get free gigs?
So, here is what they were asking me:
Prospect - "Yes, this will work. Will you shot out my fanpage or my website?"
Me - "Yes I can do that for you."
Prospect - “Can I get a sample of exactly what u will be doing? I am interested in paying more than the $5 of course if this works.”
Then later on I explained more about the gig and gave an example of what I will be doing.
The prospect then wanted me to do a sample of what I will do for their website.
Prospect - “well my website is ___.com so promote any one of the posts on there.”
I do have ratings on this gig and they are great ratings, so I can’t see why the prospect wouldn’t trust the ratings and still want me to do a sample.
To me is sounds like a red flag as I had someone before wanting me to do all this work before paying me. I also have a feeling this person may be going around trying to get free work done? What are your thoughts?