Month: September 2012

SEO Form Spam

Today there are a lot of SEO spammers that spam you through your contact forms. Beware, think carefully before using a company that uses tactics like spam to try and get your business. They pretend they are just contacting you but in reality they are sending the same message to every form they find using an automation tool. Here is a sample unsolicited form spam, notice how the message is generic and doesn’t mention anything specific about your company:

From: kimberly smith
E-Mail Address: kimberlysmith1151@gmail.com
Phone Number: 0000000000

Message Body:
Hi,

I was on your website and wanted to shoot you a quick note. I think I
can make a few changes (aesthetically and/or SEO-wise) to make your
site convert more visitors into leads and to get it placed higher in
the organic search results, for a few of the select terms.

This is NOT like one of those foreign emails you probably get in your
inbox every day. Just to be upfront I have 3 agents that work with me
for development /SEO.

I would just need to know which (if not both) services you’re open to
checking out information about, either web design or SEO. Would you be
open to seeing more brief info / quote for what I would like to
accomplish?

Regards,

Robb Douglas
Assistant to Kimberly Smith
Online Marketing Representative