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Service Magic rips off contractors

by james6565 / June 28, 2006 1:21 AM PDT

Contractors beware! There is an Internet company out there called ServiceMagic who claims to find customer leads, which they sell to contractors who join their system. The leads are mostly garbage - extremely expensive garbage - and their customer service policies are terrible. They are not interested in resolving disputes - they only want to collect their money.

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and i imagine you're their competition
by littlejo$4u / June 28, 2006 1:22 AM PDT

so how long do we wait before hit us with your url?

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Nope, just a ripped off customer
by james6565 / June 28, 2006 1:33 AM PDT

Don't have a URL to give you. And as near as I can tell ServiceMagic doesn't have much competition. I am just a cranked off contractor, who wants to get the word out to others who might be tempted to believe their pitch.

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So,you have no connection to
by duckman / June 28, 2006 1:36 AM PDT
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LOL! SPAM ALERT!!!
by Glenda / June 28, 2006 1:39 AM PDT

How many times have we seen this stuff??? remember EddieAlienware???

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Actually, wasn't there a thread once
by drpruner / September 21, 2006 3:37 AM PDT
In reply to: LOL! SPAM ALERT!!!

in a similar vein, with the same alleged posters?

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This is that thread?
by EdH / September 21, 2006 3:51 AM PDT

Look at the dates of the first couple posts.

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(NT) (NT) Yes
by duckman / September 21, 2006 3:55 AM PDT
In reply to: This is that thread?
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You're right, and the alleged "real" guy
by drpruner / September 21, 2006 4:03 AM PDT
In reply to: This is that thread?

is the recent poster.

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no. none.
by james6565 / June 28, 2006 1:40 AM PDT

Didn't even know there was such a company.

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BestContractor.com Responds
by RealBestContractors / September 21, 2006 1:25 AM PDT

The postings from ''BestContractor'' are not from BestContractors.com. Our company does not post negative comments about our competitors. Our focus is on promoting our quality service and outstanding brand.

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So,
by duckman / September 21, 2006 1:33 AM PDT

why has it taken so long for your rebuttal?

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You prove my point
by RealBestContractors / September 21, 2006 2:30 AM PDT
In reply to: So,

I'm glad you asked because it proves the point that our company does not use forums, etc. to post negative comments. We do, though, check the search engines occasionally to see where our company is mentioned and who link to us. This is how we learned about this posting.

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