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Author Topic: SEO Say What?!?  (Read 2004 times)

Stoic Joker

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SEO Say What?!?
« on: May 16, 2011, 05:54:56 PM »
Okay... So I was going through me spam the other day and ran across one I really couldn't get my head around. So I thought I'd share it:
Quote from: Spam
Dear Webmaster,

I came across your website http://www.stoicjoker.com and found it relevant with our industry. I feel that exchanging links would be a beneficial option for both of us. After getting your response I will add your information in the best category on the resource page here Some Roofing Company in Arizona...com/resources/index.html. If you are interested, please post the following information on your website:

Title: Arizona Roofing
Description: If you are in need of Arizona roofing, please give the experts over at [Removed] a call today.
URL: [removed]

I appreciate your attention and wish you great online business.

Thanks and Best Regards,
[Address Removed]


Note: If you would not like to receive any further communications from me, simply respond to this email with Remove as the subject.

Now what possible part of my site could they have "found it relevant with our industry"? Is this some new trend, trick, trap, or just SEOs Gone Wild?

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Re: SEO Say What?!?
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2011, 05:57:42 PM »
I get these several times a week -- it's just standard silliness. Just trash the email in the spam folder.

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Re: SEO Say What?!?
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2011, 06:07:48 PM »
Yeah... I get those as well.

I think they're from mildly retarded 'SEO gurus' that people hire to do SEO for them. e.g. Hire me. I'll spam people and get links for you.

I think the idea is that you scrape information from WHOIS, then spam out and count on the trillions of inexperienced people out there to take advantage of your wonderful offer for a link back, because they heard that links are good.

It probably works to some degree.

Hmmm... maybe I should start a link-back farm on one of my domains that I'm not using...

Very, very, very NSFW domain name
rapesatan.com


:D Just kidding~! :) (But I do own that domain...)
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Re: SEO Say What?!?
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2013, 04:55:23 AM »
Oh god... The irony... I believe I said:

I think they're from mildly retarded 'SEO gurus' that people hire to do SEO for them. e.g. Hire me. I'll spam people and get links for you.

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Re: SEO Say What?!?
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2013, 06:55:32 AM »
Ah..If only I was an Irish roofer.. :wallbash:

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Re: SEO Say What?!?
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2013, 08:56:16 AM »
Just spam, pure and simple.  Nothing like free advertising for those silly enough to do it.  lol

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Re: SEO Say What?!?
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2013, 12:31:19 PM »
I love how this thread actually lured a SEO spammer.

Somehow it seems like these days so much spam is coming from the SEO folk spamming on behalf of each other and not actual clients.

At the same time, there is some benefit to having good backlinks. Just people are too lazy to grow them naturally and resort to spamming to get them- which gets the domain blacklisted instead.


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Re: SEO Say What?!?
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2013, 12:38:00 PM »
Spam FTW. (only Hormel)
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