[thelist] Bogus web marketing company - can they have your website deleted from search engines?
nan at nanharbison.com
Tue Oct 18 05:15:37 CDT 2011
Wow, isn't Google Places making it easy to target unsuspecting website
owners like this?
Thanks everyone for all this GREAT information! I will be spending time
today learning from the links Jeff sent.
I did advise her right away to verify her site.
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[mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Hinds
Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 12:01 AM
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Subject: Re: [thelist] Bogus web marketing company - can they have your
website deleted from search engines?
Go here* **http://tinyurl.com/3n92nor* to the Google Places page for River
of Life Martial Arts & Wellness Center and click Business Owner above the
map on the top left margin to *Edit this place - Business owner?
*Then you can Add, Edit, or Suspend Listing.*
On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 10:40 PM, Pamela Riesmeyer <pjries at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please forgive my jumping in here, but what does "verification by Google"
> mean anyway? According to their Webmaster Tools Help page:
> this is all that site verification covers (emphasis added, mine)
> "About site verification
> Because privacy is important to Google, we need to know you own a site
> before we'll show you certain information about it or enable you to use
> tools. *Verification doesn't affect PageRank or affect your site's
> performance in Google's search results*."
> Nan, I think that these guys are really close to something that a lawyer
> might be very interested in and I agree with Frank that it would be good
> let Google know about this as well.
> Pam Riesmeyer
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 10:23 PM, Frank Marion <lists at frankmarion.com
> > Blackmailers. Nice.
> > Well, seems to me that I might go pre-emptive and get verified by
> > then forward the email(s) in question TO google.
> > A blackmailer feeds on fear. My life attitude is to shove my fear right
> > their nose. You want to expose me? I'll do it first. Then they have zero
> > power over you.
> > On 2011-10-17, at 7:14 PM, Nan Harbison wrote:
> > > I got a call from some bozo who said that since I was not verified by
> > > google that they were going to remove my listing under search engine
> > > google for an acupuncturist within 15 mile of my address - so I called
> > back
> > > and found that the company says they are working for google -which I
> > later
> > > found out they are not but they still may have the ability to screw
> > around
> > > with my listing unless I pay them money- my only concern is that I
> > > people to be able to find me on a google search and they say they will
> > > remove my listing completely - it will not show up under any
> > I
> > > feel it is a scam -what do you think? I figured you knew because you
> > > search engine optimization for a living. I would appreciate any
> > > that you may know.
> > --
> > Frank Marion
> > lists [_at_] frankmarion.com
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