IN MY OPINION, Traffic Power Sucks!
I'm going through each page of the site and making some clarifications for the few people who may have been a little confused. A lot of the information I have posted is my opinion, and a lot of it is fact. Some of it was my opinion, and was later proven to be fact, and some of it will probably never be proven.
There are several definitions for the word OPINION, according to the dictionary:
For instance, I could say that it is MY OPINION that Blockbuster charges too much for renting a video. I happen to know a lot of other people who feel the same way, but there could be some people who think Blockbuster charges exactly the correct amount, and others who think they don't charge enough. I could state my opinion several ways, "It's my opinion that Blockbuster overcharges", or, "I think Blockbuster overcharges". I could also state that "I've read on other people's websites that Blockbuster overcharges", which may not even be my opinion, I am just stating what I've read elsewhere. I don't know how to make this any easier to understand, but for those who still have a problem, I am going to go through this entire site and add a few extra words, like "IN MY OPINION" and "Allegedly", and "I've read on other people's websites", and other things to this effect. I'm making these changes in larger text, in different colors, to emphasize what is my opinion, and to show what changes have been made. I know it's not aesthetically pleasing, but I want to be 100% sure that no one can be confused in any way as to what is my opinion, what is someone else's opinion, and what is fact. I am also adding new paragraphs at the top of each page, explaining what the page is, and why it is there. I apologize to the people who are intelligent enough to understand all of this without explanations, or bold, multi colored text, but it seems that I have to cater to the lowest denominator.
Since the lawsuit was filed against me, I have not done much updating on this site, as I did not want to give Traffic Power's lawyers any ammunition. But on Saturday, 2/11/06, Matt Cutts from Google posted on his blog site confirmation that Traffic Power and many of their customers were indeed banned from Google. You can read his post HERE.
I would like to thank Mr. Cutts for this post, it will certainly help with my defense. I do not know how to thank him personally, as I could not find an email address on his site. I'm guessing that as the head of the webspam group at Google, he gets more email than the average person, so I can understand why he does not have an email address posted. I hope that somehow he finds this post, or someone who knows him can forward him a link, so that he will understand how much I appreciate him sticking his neck out. I would welcome an email from Mr. Cutts if he has the time and would like to contact me, my email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
I would like to add a lot more to this, but I am still in the middle of this lawsuit, so I'll stop here. I would like to say that Google should in no way be blamed for the bannings, as they clearly state on their website what will get a website banned. Although IN MY OPINION, most if not all of Traffic Power's customers had no idea what had been done to their sites, Google was just doing what they had to do, to keep their search results relevant.
Have you been contacted by a company called Traffic-Power? Did they promise you "guaranteed results" and tell you how they could get you listed at the top of Google? IN MY OPINION, don't believe everything they tell you.
The following is based on MY experience with the company called
OPINION, I was wronged by Traffic-Power. Once I found that
I had been,
OPINION, lied to on the phone, I tried to get my money back. After almost a
year of trying, I was unsuccessful. Your experience with Traffic-Power may be a
good one, in which case I would love to hear from you. Email me at
All I've been hearing from are people who have had bad experiences with them so
Next up: Plagiarism. This page will explain what I'm talking about.
Still thinking about using Traffic-Power to promote your website? Think I'm just some idiot with a grudge and a website, and I don't know what I'm talking about? Well you don't have to listen to me, check out the PROOF page, with links to a lot of information about Traffic-Power.
In the meantime, here's a test. You can see that Traffic-Power has a legitimate website, right? Now, this company claims that they are experts at Search Engine Placement (among other things). If they are experts, do you think they would be able to get their site up at the top of Google? Well go on out to Google and do a search for them, see how long it takes to find their website. You can even search for the URL itself, and you will get a message "Sorry, no information is available for the URL". Um, does anyone see a problem here?
OK, I'm sure this page is getting long enough, I will be creating new pages soon. If you have any suggestions for the site, email me at email@example.com. Thanks for the emails I've received so far, it seems there are a lot more people who have been through similar problems. Let me know if I saved you money! I will add your savings to our total..