Monday, May 05, 2014

Alert: SEO Specialists blog spamming to promote their business.

I received the typical blog spam tonight on one of my blogs. You know, those pointless comments where the only purpose is to promote another business. In this case it was SEO Specialists, which looks like a company in Sydney, but given the site isn't complete it could easily be bogus.

In case you don't know what a typical blog spam looks like here is the one I received tonight. The term Search Engine Optimisation was a link to the SEO Specialists site.  This comment was left on this post ( As you can see the comment has nothing to do with the content of the blog post. Just an advertisement for SEO Specialists.

Search Engine Optimisation not only promotes your website, it also increases its visibility. Search engine optimisation is important if you want your web presence to be solid. In case you have missed the opportunity to optimise your website, it’s about time you should. Once your website is optimised, you will enjoy the manifold benefits of SEO.

The problem for Australian companies is they're using low cost overseas companies to do their SEO and often have no idea. They've outsourced this work to a third party who then outsources this to a low cost overseas third party. In this case the comment was made by someone in the Philippines. Their IP address was

Whatever you do, don't use a company like this that uses this type of marketing technique to promote your site. You're only going to do damage to your reputation as SEO Specialists has done.

If you need a reputable SEO specialist feel free to contact me. I'll be happy to put you onto someone more reputable.

Kelvin Eldridge
Helping local businesses find each other.

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