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Seo company sounds too good to be true...

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by seomonopolist, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. seomonopolist

    seomonopolist Registered Member

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    Just wanted to get your 2 cents. Here is the email that he sent. Says he has worked on multi-multi-million dollar businesses. What do you think, real deal or fraud.

    His Message:
    I was side tracked in a meeting with our fashion clients today (sorry for the delay). We specialize in many different fields and if you and your partner wish to look at www.stillwaterseo.com we highly encourage it. Over the years we have come up with a very specific set of rules for governing our business and at the core of it, you?ll find that proper SEO testing and technology mixed with an integrated team that you have access to online 24/7 tends to not only beef up your own knowledge but ensure that you have a stronger handle on the players involved in representing you. AS we spoke over the phone, I have listed our 2 largest clients to date.

    www.ulta.com ? Listed in top 2 for ?cosmetics? which drives hundreds of thousands of viewers a month. We have retained their business for 3 years now.


    www.fryselectronics.com ? Listed position 1 for ?electronics? which is a major feather in our cap if you look at total results.


    WE are based here in NYC and are 2 blocks from the empire state building if you ever wish to do business face to face. Suzanne James will be assigned as our CTO to represent you over the next 6 months and though we don?t have all your keywords yet we did scrape some from your code and check them for competitive density. The good news is despite the fact our pricing was as you call it ?a bit high? I can confirm that the quote will hold up to our expectations so it isn?t any higher. I?ve included our capabilities deck on SEO and if you wish to take next steps I can offer you a contract/signer page when and if you send any questions my way. Looking forward to our next chat- Bryan Bulger
     
  2. ferma231

    ferma231 Elite Member

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    Idk but seems fake and scam for me
     
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    Yeah something doesn't quite add up!
     
  4. globolsales

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    I think sometimes it's not true to be so good. U need to read the testimonial & review their services on websites such as bhw, wf, etc..

    if needed, try to contact the reviewer to see whether that's their message or not .

    [ hope i can ad here, mod del . if needed ] check our testimonial or this blog post .100% true by bhw members here and wf members . we can show screenshot for their emails sent to us as well ^^
     
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  5. Mr Pheer

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    Contact Ulta and Fry's webmasters and ask them for a SEO reference. The company already contacted you so the shouldnt have an issue with it.

    But ask yourself this: Would a SEO company with large corporate accounts like Ulta and Fry's really need to be email spamming for new clients?
     
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  6. Seomachine

    Seomachine Registered Member

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    Somethings not right about the mail. I smell fraud. I think you should do dig more info about the company.
     
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    Well, the best thing you can do to make sure of it is to contact the companies they claimed they have ranked and make sure they work with the SEO company you refer to.
     
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    danailo Senior Member

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    No big company will hide their who.is information. Scam
     
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  9. seomonopolist

    seomonopolist Registered Member

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    Ya, I figured, I almost felt silly even asking. Fry's could probably spend millions in SEO. Thing is that they are so huge everything is organic and they probably don't need to. It would be like someone telling me they do SEO for Wal-mart but they are willing to do seo for my small company for $1250/mo. Man that irks me. Is there anyway to report them to someone for false advertising or something!
     
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    dailylearner Newbie

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    nowadays it it not easy to get a good seo service
     
  11. dubious

    dubious Regular Member

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    I dunno, they are registered in topseos and rank quite well, list their annual income in the 1-3 million range.

    Top SEOs is a legit site and they've been in the Top 20 in the past few months for Best Integrated Search.

    http://stillwater-media-group.topseos.com/

    Unless everything is completely manufactured, including all the PR and PAID directory listings, I am going to say it's a legit company, whether they are directly responsible for the SEO for those major brands I couldn't verify.
     
  12. DarkMeta

    DarkMeta BANNED BANNED

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    There are a lot of companies now i haven't tried any one they look good.
     
  13. monchichi

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    Sure this isn't you promoting your own 'too good to be true' SEO Agency ? :cool:
    just kidding. Looks legit from the topseos point of view.

    But the website... They were founded in 2002 and only have a PR of 1 as a SEO Agency, Alexa Ranking 8 Million? c'mon...

    Trump & Co. as clients ? (topseos says so) and looking for 1k$/month customers?

    smells a bit.
     
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  14. seoexperttools

    seoexperttools Registered Member

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    Well, it is always good to check the facts and see if all of them are true or not.
    Better be careful than sorry.
     
  15. pctechwright

    pctechwright Newbie

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    on point. Didnt even think of this until you mentioned it.
     
  16. bertbaby

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    Get some customer referrals from them, it doesn't have to be Frys.
     
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    Im In NYC and never heard of em
     
  18. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    TOPSEO's is a bullshit hyped up site that big firms just pay their way to the top. imho
     
  19. netmoney1

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    If it sounds too good to be true it usually is :)

    A couple of red flags: private whois info - any legit large business does not hide this - also,if they are doing SEO for multi million dollar companies then they will not be blindly email marketing companies for $1k monthly accounts - no way. If they were that good people would be knocking their doors down...

    I would def do a lot of research. Reeks of bs.

    Quick search of their address reveals: This is an apartment complex lol - enough said. No SEO company working with "million dollar companies in NYC operates out of their apartment.
     
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  20. Eprofit

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    Some info

    listed in the yellow pages

    founded in 2002
    whois Creation Date: 17-Jan-2009
    "7 years of gathering the best talent in the industry" quote from site

    Address
    244 Madison Ave Ste 7300
    New York, NY 10016

    Seems to be a legit business -does not mean they can achieve the results they speak of.