Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Search-Placement.com Goes Trolling For Customers

I'm writing after getting two emails from therapists, in different parts of the country, who got unsolicited emails from a company called search-placement.com.

Basically, the problem with their pitch is this: no one can guarantee where you will land on Google's organic listings, at least not without an unlimited budget (and then, it might require some serious black-hat trickery).

When you do SEO, you influence the search engines. But that's it, you can influence them, you cannot control them. Google *hates* to be played, and if it thinks you are playing them (rigging the game) or trying to, it *will* punish you on the search engine rankings.

I have written to these guys to try to find out what the cost model is - I figure they have a high monthly fee involved. Will write more as I find out.

Best, Peter

1 comment:

Nasir said...

I reviewed this thingy for Arena: It's great, but all the demo songs sound like Photek or someone & I have to confess that i struggled to make a tune that didn't either.
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