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SEO Con-Artists and Impostors

For 15 years in business, I've seen so many con-artists in SEO and web development that you can't imagine. Unfortunately customers usually fall into trap straight. There is one more thing, many online marketing companies are actually managed by “sales” guys that simply outsource the work to 3rd party. As a matter of fact, long ago, I've worked for that kind of company. The whole work process was outsourced to India. Excepts Matt Cutts real Twitter profile, all other screenshots are related to con-artist and pseudo experts profiles.  Story One – Bad Management Large percent of companies operate this way and even worse – a company outsource work to a company that outsource work to another company, recently I saw this with my eyes – Bangkok company X, give a job to company Y in Kiev (e-commerce shop based on Magento). The project cost - $7500, though the Ukrainians overcharged badly for this “out of the box” project, they even outsourced part of custom development to a company Z in Mumbai, paid them $900 and requested extra $800 from the company in Bangkok! Wohoo! Good reason why this had happened at the first place – IT project manager of company X...
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