Tag Archives: spam

I am still waiting for your reply

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Thus said friend.seocompany@gmail.com, who wants me to post their blog in exchange for a token payment. Apparently, I didn’t respond to them within 2 minutes, so they had to follow up. So I was curious what sort of spam they engage in. Googling that email address (you should use your domain,… Read more »

Cold caller follows up incessantly on me, so I follow up on him

This sales guy cold blasted me 6 times, asking if I was interested in his services. On his most recent follow up, I decided that I would follow up with him to ask if he could unsubscribe me. Then I set a 7 day boomerang (one of my favorite services)… Read more »

I love LinkedIn ads, but they cost so much!

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Though the quality is slightly better than Facebook for B2B. Looks like the min CPC and CPM bids are determined dynamically by account and even down to the ad level, so the $4 min CPC mentioned previously isn’t accurate. $10 min daily budget, which is not an issue for enterprise…. Read more »

Attack of the potty mouths on Facebook– how to immunize yourself

If you’ve run a boosted post (just don’t do it) or a newsfeed ad, you’ll get this. No, it’s not Tourette’s. It’s people who don’t understand that pages can pay to show up in the newsfeed. You can snipe a single person’s newsfeed, even without their friends or your fan noticing. They will… Read more »

Check your landing pages for this

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Recently seen and heard again, starting anything with the words: “Do you need” or “Do you want” are big spam flags.  It’s mostly applicable to email, but also on web pages.  This will affect you in organic search and possibly paid search Quality Scores. A lot of the rules that… Read more »

Confessions of an Affiliate Marketer

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I have to admit– the restaurants, hotel suites, and first class flights are nice.  It’s even nicer to be able to tell folks about it, since you’re getting twice the benefit (enjoying plus telling).  Is there anything wrong with wanting to enjoy the good life?  Does that make me evil… Read more »