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New Email Scam

Watch Out for This New Email Scam!

When you receive an email from an unknown sender, what’s the first thing you look at? Hopefully, it’s the email address itself. After all, why bother reading the contents of the email if you don’t even know who it’s from to begin with? The sender’s email address alone will tell you a lot about the […]

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How to Arm Yourself Against Dangerous Phishing Scams

Have you gotten this phone call? Caller: “Hi, this is Alan from Vandelay Web Services. We scanned Google for your business and, according to our report, your business is not currently on Google.” You: “Uh… That’s weird because I work with an online marketing company that manages my Google listing for me.” Caller: “Well, your […]

11 Ways to Fight the Locksmith Scam and Win

Google’s lackluster attempts to beat back the locksmith scam are misfiring and hitting honest locksmith companies instead. Don’t you feel frustrated when you play by the rules but still get targeted by Google? The unfortunate reality is, due to how widespread the scam is, Google automatically puts locksmiths under the microscope simply for being locksmiths. This means […]

7 Signs That Call From Google Is a Scam

Cons and scams certainly aren’t unique to the Internet Age, but it definitely seems like they’re lurking around every corner lately. At one time or another, we’ve all received spam e-mails, Facebook messages, and phone calls from individuals who are posing as other people to trick us into giving up our money or personal information. That “Nigerian […]

Know Your Google

How familiar with Google are you, actually? Not just the search engine—we’re talking specifically about Google’s policies as they pertain to your business. As a business owner, if you’re not careful, ignorance or misinformation could wreak havoc on your online advertising efforts. Recently, Prospect Genius discovered two troublesome examples of what can happen when business […]