Who Owns the Mexico Forums?
Does the person running the forums disclose who they are, and where their affiliations lie? There are many many Internet hucksters down here selling ad space for outrageous amounts of money to people too uninformed to know any better. How do you steer clear of them? I have found many “stand alone” forums under different domains names then the master domain where all the revenue is generated.
This means the forums LOOK to be unbiased, but in fact all they are is farms built by rip off artists who want lots of people to post lots of useful stuff so they rank better in Google. Did they pay for that content? nope – pure free stuff. Did they disclose that the content helps them in their primary business – doubtful, else why would they have separate domain names and everything to keep them separate?
Good Puerto Vallarta Forums
Of course, top on the list for almost any travel search these days is Trip Advisor, which has a huge following and is a great place to get recommendations from others, but the forum is more of a place to post your comments, not have interactive dialog.
Puerto Vallarta Forums Examples
Should you go posting in a PV forum wanting some help, or guidance, this is what you can expect from the PV Scene forums.
I was looking to hire some blog writers for an upcoming Mexico project. So I posted:
Well, I get blasted first by one Admin who insisted I must be wanting to rip off all their wonderful content (no, I was sking for someone to write new content):
Clearly, this forum is owned by someone who is threatened by someone else building a competitive site, or offering to pay their members a fair energy exchange for the value they add to the community.
Unfortunately for them, they have released the copyright to all their wonderful stuff in the forum, so feel free to use it and repurpose it as you see fit! Here is the admin stating (incorrectly) that the Internet has no copyright, and then releasing the copyright to this site (thank you very much!).
Here was a newbie to the forums opionion: