My previous post on Merchant Circle’s SEO generated a bit of heat as some commenters had been the recipient of some of their aggressive marketing tactics. By coincidence this morning the Pleasanton Kitchen Remodeler who is installing my kitchen backsplash was over.
The coincidence is that about a month ago I had signed him up for a free MC site because he had no website and was not listed in the yellow pages. I asked him if he had received any unsolicited calls from Merchant Circle and he said he had not. Doesn’t mean they aren’t doing it, but maybe they have toned it down a bit.
Update: A certain local search engine optimization type pinged me to note that MC only calls businesses that have not claimed their listing yet. So the above post is basically meaningless. What folly this thing we call life.