i was referring to this thread : Use Watermarks To Avoid Getting Scammed! 1st : this can't stop from you getting scammed ( i will explain it later ) 2nd : there's no way you can stop a scammer , unless you ask for down payment or full payment first. 3rd : its funny how you even put a tutorial on how to make a watermark (remember you're posting in a section full of designers lastly : no , that guideline is bullshit . here's how a scammer can scam you even if you put a bunch of watermarks around your work . scammer : can i request a mascot logo ? here's an example of what i want ( sent examples ) designer : sure , will do that for $80 scammer : okay , i will pay once im satisfied with the result , just put watermarks in next day .. designer : ( sent the preview of the logo mascot with watermarks ) scammer : ( contacted a fiverrr designer ) hey , how much you charge for just tracing this logo ? fiverrr designer : will just do that for $10 scammer : okay deal and ladies and gentlemen, now tell me if that guide can stop scammers ?