Blogging Ethics

After I finished my series on writing ethics, I read about several schemes to pay for blog comments and StumbleUpon stumbles.

Since these actions are similar to the marketing tactics I’ve been writing about, here are some links to read about the ethics of these new blog tactics:

Buy Blog Comments – A Sick New Comment Spam Service Launches

Just Why Would You Buy Blog Comments?

Paid Comments – They Can Be 100% Ethical

Stumbleupon Gamed by Paid-to-Stumble Service

When, if ever, is it ethical to pay for blog comments, stumbles, and whatever comes up next?

Updated 7/29/07: Another great post on a related subject: Scratch My Back and I’ll Fame Yours

[tags]comment spam, paid comments, StumbleUpon[/tags]

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