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  1. Top 10 Skills That Separate Real UX Designers from Wannabes

    With the flood of ill-trained people claiming to be user experience (UX) designers, how do you know if you are hiring a UX snake oil salesman or a true UX expert? The lackluster results produced by these UX snake oil salesmen not only hurt the...

  2. Scamworld? How The Verge Wrongly Smeared All Internet Marketers

    Could you have gotten the same point across with, I don’t know, something like: “Raygoza is a con artist -- a 21st century snake oil salesman who uses the internet to stalk his prey. Now, I might argue that the big banks and shady mortgage lenders...

  3. Reputation Management and Social Monitoring Made Easy

    Unfortunately for the unsuspecting client, there are some reputation management companies that are nothing more than snake oil salesmen who over promise and under deliver and in return drain your business of critical capital.

  4. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    Issues of snake oil (products being sold claiming to do something they can't- something that RedZone was, in spades) are only the tip of the iceberg. Other times, you get answers, and you wind up with questions.

  5. SearchDay | Get More Attention with Legal PPC Ad Symbols

    Ignorance: The Trouble with People Who Claim SEO is Snake Oil SEW EXPERTS: AU NATURAL URL structure makes a difference in SEO, but it's just one of many things! David Szetela Get More Attention with Legal PPC Ad Symbols SEW EXPERTS: PROFITABLE...

  6. SearchDay | Marketing your SMB with Time & Elbow Grease

    Ignorance: The Trouble with People Who Claim SEO is Snake Oil SEW EXPERTS: AU NATURAL URL structure makes a difference in SEO, but it's just one of many things! Today's Top Story: CarrieHill Marketing your SMB with Time & Elbow Grease, Part 1 SEW...

  7. Standards? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Standards!

    Now, I'm not naÔï¿Â½Ã”¯ve to the snake oil salesmen within SEO, and I've written on how to tell these fast-talkers apart from truly ethical shops. The SEO community has been foaming at the mouth lately over whether or not we need standards for...