Category Rants

Why We Reserve the Right to Truncate Your Irrelevant, Whiny Comment


Here at aimClear, we’re proud of our in-house authors. Like many publications we also open our pages as a community platform to host guest bloggers. Sometimes guest posts are written by industry professionals whose practices are perceived by some as controversial. Wait. Let’s stop right there. “Controversial.” That word can carry a negative connotation, one… Read More

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You Big Fat Lazy Liar! Social Civility Online & Off


photo credit: Nick J Webb Whether dealing with a Twitter avatar,  teenager, office associate you see each day, ex-boyfriend or StumbleTrolls, resorting to ugly name-calling is counter productive. Because social media amplifies physical life and vice a versa, it’s doubly important to be civil. A review of the daily news and subsequent social media buzz… Read More

Rants  /  Social Media

Hey Stupid, You’re Our Spammer of the Month!


photo credit: sinisterbluebox <rant> I was strolling along the lake towards our lovely Canal Park Office this  morning, when my Blackberry (sonar sound) alerted me to an email. I was consumed noodling on possible blog topics for today and weighing ideas against our team’s imposing schedule. The sound of an email spammer trying to buy… Read More

Linking  /  Rants

SEO Predators: Willing to Decieve For Business


Egregiously incompetent, cutthroat, reckless or outright dishonest? No matter how you slither it, the latest generation of predatory SEO creeps proffer blatantly false information camouflaged by pretty reports. Deceptively branded reports aside, buyer beware when the snakes come to call. Here’s some hard facts to dispel this week’s crap-ass haze of myths and misinformation.  [Author’s… Read More

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