... in an email to subscribers entitled "How To Build a BIG List", HowToCorp recommended people purchase TweetAdder, an automated tool for mass following and unfollowing people on Twitter. Until June, Shapp's wife Belinda, the sole director and owner of HowToCorp, had not used Twitter regularly and wrote on her own website that she was a "self-confessed social media novice".
The online world is awash with people who'll teach you how to do anything you want to learn.
Before you take their advice, find out whether they can actually DO what they propose to teach you.
Read the above article from The Guardian. That politician's unsavory dealings are biting him in the rear end. That's karma for you... :-)