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Thursday, March 03, 2016

Domain Services Renewal and Search Engine Submission Service Scam #TBT

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For this week's #ThrowbackThursday, I'm jumping back to the topic of domain name scams. Unfortunately, this throwback doesn't go back too far since I last wrote about this in June 2015, when I reported the exploits of iDNS and their Domain Name Expiration Notices.

A new scam came through my inbox this week that business owners should be aware of. I deem t...
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AT: 03/03/2016 08:51:27 AM   0 COMMENTS
Monday, September 21, 2015

Google Files Lawsuit Against SEO Agency to Protect Small Businesses

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This is great; Google is finally taking action!

The economy of the United States is built on small business. Those who run a small business know that every decision is a trade off of one thing for another. Taking a short cut today might help to lower expenses, but that same short cut might create bigger problems in the future.

As a business coach I'm always helping entrepreneurs evaluate business tradeoffs and opportunities that might financ...
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AT: 09/21/2015 11:11:16 AM   0 COMMENTS
Monday, July 13, 2015

Domain Name Renewals: Practical SEO Guide

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a warning about the latest domain name scams that are sent through the mail. Those types of scams are trying to trick you into spending unnecessary money with them, but they are not stealing your domain name from you.

With so many domain name scams around, it's difficult to recognize when you get a legitimate domain name renewal notice. Those notices are e...
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AT: 07/13/2015 11:54:49 AM   0 COMMENTS
Monday, June 29, 2015

Protect Yourself From Continued Domain Name Scams

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The internet is loaded with scam artists.

Every day there are email offers for incredible search engine optimization services guaranteeing first place ranking. I also get plenty of emails asking for my help to transfer money in exchange for a percentage of what gets passed through my bank account.

Scams. All scams!

Domain name scams are also very common, some of them arrive via regular mail and some arrive via email. It's important to recognize them as scams and not pa...
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AT: 06/29/2015 12:23:07 PM   0 COMMENTS
Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Evaluating an Unsolicited SEO Proposal

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Your website's contact form is both a blessing and a curse. It's a blessing because you can protect yourself from unwanted mass email spam by hiding your email address, but it's a curse because you still get unsolicited offers of all kinds.

The typical unsolicited emails can come from random jewelry vendors, especially those trying to offer you a new source for diamonds and gemstones. You'll also get a lot of unsolicited emails from people offering you different online marketing services.

Since I own more than a dozen ...
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AT: 11/11/2014 10:18:34 AM   0 COMMENTS
Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Smartphones Make You More Vulnerable To Phishing Scams

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Smartphones Make You More Vulnerable To Phishing Scams 5534-daily-golden-nugget-963You probably already know that email security is a serious thing. We all live with protections against viruses, spam, and random junk built into our email software. There are so many layers of protection that it's easy to let our guard down.

All it takes is one little mistake, and your entire day, week, or even your credit score could be ruined.

Typically, all the layers of protection exist on a desktop computer. There are many different companies that sell anti-v...
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AT: 04/02/2014 09:29:05 PM   0 COMMENTS
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