I just received another one of those annoying emails - You know the ones I'm talking about...

Name: Carol Smith (Seems a remarkably common name?)

Email: carolsmith.directorofsales@hotmail.com


Subject of Email: Affordable Web Desing & SEO Services (Oh dear - can't even spell 'Design'!)

Hi There, (Love the personal touch - truly targeted marketing?)

I am Carol Smith Digital Marketing Manager, Hope you are doing great,
Are you looking for low cost Digital Marketing Services?

We are a Digital Marketing Agency with our primary focus on SEO, Web Design and Development. Would you like to increase on targeted high quality visitors to your website every day?

I just tell you that we are offering (Ooh Grammar!) our digital marketing services on Affordable price and promise to deliver what we commit.

 I am sure that you will get good experience with us. (Probably not written by an English person?)

 Our Digital Marketing services:-

• Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

 • Social Media Optimization- SMO (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and MySpace etc.).

 • PPC (Google Ad words) (Surely 'Carol' means Google AdWords?)

 • Web Design and Development

  • Mobile Apps Design and Development

 If you are interested, then I can send you our past work details, testimonials, affordable quotation, samples, price list with best offer.

 Please share a little brief about your requirement (I'm not sharing my little briefs with anyone!) and leave us your phone number and website address, (If you knew me, you would know my phone number and website address) we will review your requirements and further discuss it over a call with you.

 Hope to catch you soon for taking this discussion forward.

Kind Regards,

Carol Smith 

Digital Marketing Manager

Here's my reply...

Hi Carol,

Thank you for your email.  My name is Denis and I'm the director of a web development company.  

I can see that you have used the email we solely set aside for registering Domain Names.  So I guess you harvested it from one of those bots that extract email addresses from newly registered domains?

Looking at the standard of the spelling and grammar in your email I guess English is not your first language?

You might want to take a look at my corrections by clicking here

Oh, and as we are pretty good at SEO, SMO, SEF etc. I see that this article about your email is already on the first page of Google search engine results.  Try searching for Affordable Web Desing & SEO Services

Finally, as you are offering me low cost Digital Marketing Services I guess you are keeping your costs as low as possible by using a free Hotmail email address.  I suppose you cannot afford to get your own domain name, never mind your own website and telephone number?

Kind Regards, Denis O'Regan

01279 777169 (a real UK landline number)

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