30 Oct '17, 6pm

The relentless barrage of web design solicitations after domain registrations

Here’s what I dealt with on Friday. The moment you register a domain name you need to be prepared for a barrage of phone calls, emails and texts from companies trying to sell web design services. For this reason, I now register domain names using a Google Voice number and a special email address. This covers most of the domains I hand register, and it always seemed like the perpetrators were only picking up on new domain registrations. But last week I won a domain on NameJet that was deposited in my Network Solutions account. Despite being a transfer instead of a new registration, the spam began. Here’s how one of the more interesting communications occurred. First, I got an email from “Leanna” at [email protected]: Hi There, Your domain registration is finished. Would you like someone to help with web design? Our offices are based in California and we’re deliveri...

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