Category: Scams & Alerts

Web Design Agreement

There are many myths you’ll likely run across when you are looking for someone to provide you with SEO services. You likely have gotten an amazing amount of spam promising guaranteed results (keep reading to see why Google says to run away from those!). You probably have had official-sounding phone calls wanting to show you Read More

secure certificate for domain name

Cool! The Hartford Courant newspaper published an article I wrote based upon the below  secure certificates alert. Google Has Issued the Official Warning—Encrypt by July 1* or Else! (changed to July 24) Google has been nudging everyone toward using a secure certificate for their website. There have been a few soft deadlines but now it appears that Read More

Domain Name Registry of America tricks unsuspecting folks by sending them mail or email that looks like legit invoices. Here’s how it works: I register your domain name and bill you for it. A year goes by and, prior to renewal date, Domain Registry of America (DROA) sends you a letter telling you that it Read More

A client of mine got a demand notification from Getty Images that a photo on his web site was one of Getty’s copyrighted photos. The client was told to remove the photo immediately PLUS to pay $1000 settlement to avoid a copyright infringement suit. Naturally the first reaction when my client sent it to me Read More