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The world of internet marketing can be a minefield of personalities, but there are certain characters you will see over and over again. These characters range from a little naive to downright dishonest… see how many of these 11 you recognise.
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from Lyndon 2277 Days ago #
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How many of these types do we see on Sphinn every day. I always feel like the noob, never feel I can learn enough. Confess your type!

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from DavidWalkerTV 2277 Days ago #
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I’m always trying to expand my knowledge and so am often the n00b too.Although if I am feeling like a big shot I’ll also transform into the Internet Marketing Fantasist as well on occasions haha! What about the rest of you?

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from Lyndon 2277 Days ago #
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I suppose no one is going to admit to being a sleeze ;)

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from deano6410 2277 Days ago #
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Great article. I have certainly witnessed all 11 on my travels.

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from JohnHGohde 2277 Days ago #
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"the article writer has to compete with Indians who will write 10 pages for $2. He or she would be financially better off stacking shelves in a supermarket"Who ever wrote this has obviously never read webpages writen by Asian Indians.  I especially get a good laugh at Asians trying to market their SEO sevices when their English is obviously horribly bad.

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from DavidWalkerTV 2277 Days ago #
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Hi John,I wrote the article and have read the efforts of said Asian Indian writers. The point is, a lot of people want content done on the cheap, regardless of the quality and it is difficult for writers to get paid a decent rate when there are other companies willing to churn stuff out for next to nothing.

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from ChrisOD 2277 Days ago #
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I spot an SEOChampion...

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from JamesDuthie 2277 Days ago #
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It is my ultimate aim to be a list bomber... :)

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from IncrediBILL 2276 Days ago #
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You forgot:#12 - Slimy List Poster - someone that when lacking in something worthwhile to post, publishes a list of an indiscriminate number of items of some random topic just to keep at the center of attention.Lots of these on Sphinn ;)<ducks>

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from Drupal 2276 Days ago #
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Hilarious! Where’s the slimy blog spammer who says "hey man, nice post" when I’m a girl?My least favorite is the Skype creeps. Seriously it feels like such an invasion of privacy.

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from yojpotter2 2276 Days ago #
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Funny yet true..^^ I have to admit I’ve already met most of these folks online except the skype spammer..^^ I guess because I don’t have skype account..^^

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from ChristinaGleason 2276 Days ago #
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Yeah, I’ve had a lot of article writers apply to write for me... and a few of the Indian writers, as well.  Many of them don’t bother to read the part of the job ad that says I’m not looking for generic mistake-ridden text that happens to contain a lot of keywords.  But I do have a surprising number of "keepers" who manage to avoid meeting the slime criteria.

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from Chewie 2276 Days ago #
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The pictures make this post. If there was ever a guidline for putting the right pictures in a blog post then this would be it :o)

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from DavidWalkerTV 2275 Days ago #
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Thanks for all your great comments guys!@Chewie glad you liked the photos, I thought they were quite apt for the post aswell!

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from SimonSlade 2273 Days ago #
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What about the online reputation management hustler? The AdWords-buyin’ guy with an anonymous website, call-forwarding 1-800 number, and a first name only.. who promises to remove negative information from Google for $499 guaranteed...?

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from DavidWalkerTV 2272 Days ago #
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Haha, nice one Simon, I feel a part two coming on...

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