The thieves have been vanquished


For another post on this, see Find New Customers is back and better than ever.

Last fall, Find New Customers was shut off when a small CRM company in Florida called A p l i c o r who had purchased our popular website and blog domains of findnewcustomers dot net and fearlesscompetitor dot com refused to return them and flipped a switch. We went dark on August 3, 2010. No website, no blog and no email. We were out of business. (They used our websites for “black hat” SEO techniques – keyword stuffing.)

We purchased www.findnewcustomers.com (A vastly better domain name anyway) and www.fearlesscompetitor.net (for my blog) and started over. It is now May – just 9 months later, but the verdict is in.

They have been vanquished.

Our website is vastly more popular than theirs. The second best source of traffic to our website is organic search – our Alexa ranking dwarfs theirs.  Check out the comparison here.

Since thanks go out to our supporters, like Marketo, Eloqua, SiriusDecisions, Junta42, Avitage, MarketingProfs, Communications Strategy Group and a special thank you goes out to Jill Konrath for her faith and support.

The future is bright indeed. If we did this in just 9 months, what can we do in the next 9 months?

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Jeff Ogden (@fearlesscomp) is President of the B2B lead generation consultancy, Find New Customers. He’s presenting at the 140 Social Media Conference on Long Island on May 26th and appearing on Sales Lead Management Radio on June 9th.

We help companies with between 150 and 5,000 employees who sell complex products to businesses to implement world-class lead generation programs. As companies struggle to create quality sales opportunities, they turn to lead generation companies like Find New Customers.
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