Ian Lurie Jan 10 2007
Imitation without permission is not the sincerest form of flattery. It makes me very, very angry.
An internet marketing company called [deleted] in Barcelona apparently decided that Portent’s design was just great. They also liked our content, our portfolio, our Google certification, our news and just about everything else.
So rather than waste time and effort on silly things like, oh, original work, they ripped off our entire site.
All of it.
And just in case they already took it down (I’ve already contacted them), here’s a screen cap of their home page, and one of ours. Click on the thumbnails to get a close-up:
By the way, we found this using the Portent duplicate content scanner. Just a quick marketing plug.
Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent Inc. He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Forbes.com and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, SIC and ad:Tech. Follow him on Twitter at portentint. He also just published a book about strategy for services businesses: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle. Read More